Read more: The Street: Amazon Is Taking Over Your TV – Starting Today!
Move over Apple (AAPL) – Get Report TV and Google (GOOG) Chromecast. Wednesday, Amazon (AMZN) announced that it is releasing its own streaming media device: Fire TV, for $99 — shipping starts today. The device, which operates on an Android-based system and supports Netflix (NFLX) as well as Hulu, is going to be a game changer. Why? Because TV is the missing piece of Amazon’s puzzle. […]
Read more: Seeking Alpha: 3 Reasons Amazon Should Buy RadioShack
Amazon has been inching towards physical locations for years – introducing package pickup locations within brick-and-mortar stores – but the push has been met with some setbacks. Read more on Seeking Alpha.
Read more: Motley Fool: Declining Construction Spending Could Spell Trouble for Home Improvement Giants
Month over month construction spending is contracting, particularly in private construction and home improvement, and that could spell trouble for companies in the home improvement industry. Spending on home improvement projects fell almost 2% in May while private construction spending was down 1.5%. “The recent flattening out in housing activity could prove more protracted than […]
Read more: Hello Giggles: Romancing the Ordinary – Living Better on a Budget
Sometimes the worst part about being on a budget is the thought of it. That idea that you “can’t” do something can be really frustrating. Imagining that you should only spend $200 of your take-home budget on groceries is bound to cause even the most frugal person to imagine ramen noodle dinners and peanut butter and jelly […]