December, 2016

In politics, a year of change for Maryland, nation

December 23, 2016 Nemes Politics

Presidential nominee Donald Trump is greeted by patrons at a diner in Dundalk, Maryland. (Baltimore Sun video). Presidential nominee Donald Trump is greeted by patrons at a diner in Dundalk, Maryland.


Gaviota Fuel Break Faces Legal Challenge

December 22, 2016 Nemes Legal

A planned wildfire fuel break along a Gaviota ridgeline faces scrutiny in federal court as conservation groups aim to protect plants and animals that live in the path of the extensive chaparral-clearing effort.


Hain Celestial (HAIN) Receives Second Limited Waiver and Extension from Lenders

December 21, 2016 Nemes

The Hain Celestial Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: HAIN) received a second limited waiver and extension of certain obligations under its unsecured credit facility from its lenders until February 27, 2017. This relates to the delivery of the Company's financial …



The best economics books of 2016

December 20, 2016 Nemes

Okay, I should have headlined it My favorite economics books of 2016. There surely are many good books that I missed.



Think outside the money box on education

December 19, 2016 Nemes Education

State legislators are looking for answers to the education budget shortfall. So are school districts and community colleges.


Fake News Roils Indonesian Politics

December 18, 2016 Nemes Politics

Fake news is not new in Indonesian politics, despite its ascent as a buzzword after this year's U.S. presidential election.


Amid Rising Delinquencies, Auto Lenders Scaling Back Loans to Subprime Borrowers

December 17, 2016 Nemes

Auto lenders are scaling back loans to subprime borrowers but loosening other terms in a bid to keep loan volume going. Loans extended to subprime borrowers with a credit score of 501 to 600 on a scale that tops out at 850 fell 4.5% in the third …



How my typical morning commute turned into a random verbal racist attack

December 16, 2016 Nemes Random

This past summer I was driving down an empty dirt road with my boyfriend in a ghost town called Vroomanton, north-west of Sunderland, Ontario, when we suddenly saw a random flash of a middle finger from a Caucasian couple speeding by us on a …


GE to sell $3 billion industrial solutions business

December 15, 2016 Nemes

N) said on Wednesday it would sell its $3 billion industrial solutions business, which makes electrical equipment, as part of a push to focus on its core businesses.



8 money conversations every couple should have before getting engaged

December 14, 2016 Nemes Money

If you've noticed an uptick in engagement announcements on Facebook recently, it's not all in your head – engagement season is a real thing.


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