Picking a Chelsea-Manchester United XI Based on Form This Year


With Chelsea and Manchester United coming face-to-face in the Premier League on Saturday, the debate is already raging. Of the two teams, who has the better players? Are Chelsea as good as their league position suggests? Can United beat them at Stamford Bridge and kick-start the unlikeliest of late-season title challenges? Given the slow start to the campaign by Louis van Gaal's men, the first half of 2014/15 was one to forget for United. Since Christmas, however, things have improved and the signs Read more [...]

Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez Should Not Be Considered Player of the Year Material


Alexis Sanchez isn’t your archetypal Arsenal player. Sure, the Chilean is technically adept and dynamic on the ball, but while the Gunners are comprised of considered football-thinkers, Sanchez is restless and instinctive, at times irrepressible.  More than any other player to have arrived at the Emirates Stadium in recent years, Sanchez has changed Arsenal. They are a different team with the Chilean included, and he deserves a significant share of the credit for how the Gunners’ Read more [...]

Meritor Hosts Conference Call and Webcast to Present Fiscal Year 2015 Second-Quarter Earnings


TROY, Mich., April 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Meritor, Inc. (MTOR) will host a conference call and webcast to discuss the company's second-quarter results for fiscal year 2015 on Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at 9 a.m. ET. To participate, call 617-213-4847, 10 minutes prior to the start of the call. Please reference passcode 11820707 when registering. Investors can also listen to the conference call in real time. To access the listen-only, real-time audio webcast, visit meritor.com and select the webcast Read more [...]

EPA Recognizes Sears Holdings with 2015 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award


Sears Holdings recognized for its sustained leadership to protect the environment Apr 6, 2015 HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., April 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD) with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through superior energy efficiency achievements. Sears Holdings' accomplishments will be recognized in Washington, D.C. on April Read more [...]

New NG Book- BAD DAYS IN HISTORY: A Gleefully Grim Chronicle of Misfortune, Mayhem, and Misery for Every Day of the Year


Praise for Michael Farquhar: Michael Farquhar doesn’t write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does. He writes about history the way Doris Kearns Goodwin’s smart-ass, reprobate kid brother might. I, for one, prefer it.—Gene Weingarten, two-time Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post columnist Advance praise for BAD DAYS IN HISTORY: The facts of this passing parade of perfidious knaves, nasty poltroons, incompetent liars and just some unlucky folk who slipped on bygone banana Read more [...]

Dave Cote Listed on Barron’s List of Top 30 CEOs for Third Consecutive Year


Honeywell Chairman and CEO Dave Cote once again appears on Barron’s annual list of the world’s best CEOs, his third consecutive year on the list.   Barron’s cites Cote’s transformation of Honeywell as the reason for his inclusion on the list, crediting him with redefining how to manage an industrial company.  The list notes Cote’s efforts to enhance employee relations through the creation of a One Honeywell culture, the terrific financial performance of the Read more [...]

What You Need to Know This Year


Last year, after 16 Sherpas died in an avalanche on Everest, many predicted an end to commercial climbing on the mountain. They were wrong. But as climbers converge on Base Camp this April, these five questions are sure to generate controversy. 1. Is There a Safe Way Through the Icefall? For the first 28 years of Everest exploration, starting in 1922, the Nepalese side of the mountain was off-limits; climbers launched their attempts from the Tibetan side. Once the Nepalese government opened the Read more [...]