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Dairy Industry Blues.

How is the American milk industry going to do in 2020? One thing is for certain — it’s changing to keep up with consumer trends. It has to . . . otherwise, as the following news indicates, it’s headed for extinction. America’s biggest milk processor, Dean Foods Inc., had to file for bankruptcy last November.

Macy’s to Shutter 29 Additional Stores.

The Cincinnati retail giant Macy’s, which has struggled with falling sales for the past few years while experimenting with niche concept stores like the Backstage shops, has announced that after this past year’s lukewarm sales, especially during the holiday season just past, it is going to board up a total of 28 of its own

Crude Oil Prices Are on the Rise.

The price of crude oil skyrocketed this week after a top Iranian military leader was ambushed and killed in a drone airstrike ordered by the President in retaliation for the failed invasion of the American Embassy in Baghdad by Iranian-backed rebels. Global oil experts see this military escalation as a real threat to worldwide oil