Walgreen fiscal 4th-qtr profit jumps 69 percent

FILE – This March 21, 2011 file photo, shows Walgreens-brand soda on a shelf at Walgreens, in Burlington, Vt. Drugstore operator Walgreen Co. said Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2011, its fiscal fourth-quarter profit jumped 69 percent, boosted in part by a gain from the sale of its pharmacy benefits management business. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File) SymbolPriceChangeCHSI58.850.00CVS34.400.00ESRX39.320.00WAG36.030.00{“s” […]

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Get an Asus Eee Pad Transformer 10-inch tablet for $299.99

A 10-inch Android 3.0 tablet for $299.99? That’s the deal to beat! (Credit: Target) This is an update of a deal I posted last month. The early bird gets not only the worm, but also the tablet deals. in other words, if you waited for the Cheapskate newsletter to arrive in your inbox, you might […]

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Childless Men May Have Higher Heart Risk

Childless Men May Have Higher Heart Risk Sept. 26, 2011 — Men who remain childless throughout their lives may be more likely to die from heart disease and stroke than men who become fathers, a new study suggests. Researchers followed more than 135,000 older men for a decade in an effort to examine the impact […]

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Internet Hits All-Time High as News Source, TV at All-Time Low, Says Pew

Walter Cronkite (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The Internet has risen to its all-time high as a primary source of news for Americans with 43 percent now saying they get most of their news on national and international issues from the web, according to a survey published Thursday by the Pew Research Center for The People The Press. Meanwhile, television sits […]

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Buffett’s Berkshire Buyback Part of Exit Plan

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Warren Buffett’s plan to buy back Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shares isn’t only the safest route for deploying the conglomerate’s cash pile, it also helps pave the way for the Oracle of Omaha’s eventual exit, according to fund managers. “This is a piece of the unfolding introduction of life after Buffett,” said […]

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Bossy Women

Warner Bros. “Men might opt for free porn on the net instead of climbing in bed with a nag like Peggy Bundy. “ Wearing the pants in your relationship could have a lot to do with how frequently you get into your partner’s. A recent study done by John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health […]

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Heart Rehab Programs May Help Some Stroke Patients

Heart Rehab Programs May Help Some Stroke Patients Sept. 23, 2011 — People who have had heart attacks or certain types of heart surgery often participate in structured rehab programs that focus on improving diet, exercise, and other lifestyle factors. Now new research shows that people who have had mini or mild strokes may also […]

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Boehner: ‘There’s No Threat of a Government Shutdown’

House Speaker John Boehner (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – House Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio) said at his Thursday press briefing that there is no threat that the federal government will need to shutdown next Friday at midnight when the federal fiscal year comes to an end. “Listen,” Boehner said. “There is no threat of a government shutdown. Let’s just get this out […]

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Stocks may be cheap. But they can get cheaper yet

SymbolPriceChangeFDX67.30+0.72{“s” : “fdx”,”k” : “a00,a50,b00,b60,c10,g00,h00,l10,p20,t10,v00″,”o” : “”,”j” : “”} NEW YORK (AP) — Someone is about to play the fool — Wall Street analysts or investors. For months, analysts who write reports praising or panning stocks have been saying they were cheap. Investors were unconvinced, buying one day, selling the next. Last week, they mostly […]

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Does She Still Love You?

A woman’s heart can, at times, be the most difficult thing in the world to capture. Once you have it though, chances are it’s yours forever, unless of course you drive her to madness. Unfortunately, most men screw up somewhere down the line in relationships. When men are making fatal relationship errors, most women give […]

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