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Number of Holiday Travellers Increase with Packed Planes and Rising Fares

Number of Holiday Travellers Increase with Packed Planes and Rising Fares

With falling gas prices people are saving more and in case they plan to take a trip, finding cheap airfare especially during the holiday season could be a difficult task.

New Tax Rules Can Discourage $55 billion AbbVie And Shire Pharma Merger

New Tax Rules Can Discourage $55 billion AbbVie And Shire Pharma Merger

The$55 billion merger deal of Chicago-based AbbVie with Shire, its U. K. rival could be the first victim of the new rules set by the Obama Administration to clean-up inversion deals.

Obama Steps Up Drive to Stop Tax Loopholes for “Corporate Deserters”

Obama Steps Up Drive to Stop Tax Loopholes for  “Corporate Deserters”

On Thursday, U. S President Barack Obama used the term "corporate deserters" for companies that re-incorporate to other countries to avoid taxes. He called for stepping up a drive would shut a tax loophole which could affect deals which are in progress for Walgreens and AbbVie, the two big companies which have headquarters in the suburbs of Chicago.

Blue light emitted by tablets and smartphones may make you fat

Blue light emitted by tablets and smartphones may make you fat

Latest research shows that using a tablet or smartphone at night can lead to loads of fat on the body and make you overweight.

The study discovered a connection between blue light radiation, which is emitted by cell phones and tablets, and expanded appetite.

Economics Nobel Laureate Gary Becker Dies at 83

Economics Nobel Laureate Gary Becker Dies at 83

Gary Becker, who won the Nobel Prize in economics in 1992, died on Saturday at age 83.

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