miriam-doerr/iStock via Getty Images EZCORP, Inc. (NASDAQ: EZPW) operates more than 1,150 pawnshops in the United States and Latin America. This is a segment known to be relatively counter-cyclical, which means companies can take advantage of weaker economic conditions. Indeed, the attraction of pawnbrokers is that they represent a financeRead More →

Today, in the connected economy, hotel chain Marriott is partnering with Yahoo to launch a media network that enables advertisers to reach customers with targeted ads. Additionally, Uber is unveiling several new ride-sharing features and Plaid is partnering with VGS to provide tokenization services. Marriott Launches Media Network That HelpsRead More →

Author and comedian Tracy Dawson.Kathleen Munroe/Handout Actress and screenwriter Tracy Dawson was meeting with television executives about a writing gig when one told her that the shows she was interested in had no “feminine needs” in terms of writing staff. Dawson, who began his career at Second City and whoseRead More →

(JTA) — For many young Jews, criticizing Israel is itself a form of attachment. They may not consider themselves responsible to the Jewish state, but they certainly feel responsible to the world. So do some Jewish writers, including Michael Chabon and his wife, Israeli-born novelist Ayelet Waldman, who together editedRead More →

Employees are increasingly able to access earned compensation on demand, between pay cycles, when their employees work with on-demand compensation providers (also known as Earned Wage Access , or EWA). Today, with inflation at one 40 years tallsoaring consumer prices accelerated the usefulness of the EWA, especially for hourly workers.Read More →

The trial of an Oregon romance novelist accused of shooting her husband took a surprising turn this week when a prosecutor suggested Nancy Crampton Brophy accidentally confessed to the shooting with a slip. Crampton Brophy allegedly described the shooting to another inmate she lived with, Multnomah County Senior Assistant DistrictRead More →

“In this prosperous moment, it is the screenwriters who must bear the commercial risk” 05/03/2022 – Invited to the IDM-Film Commission Südtirol Meetings, the director of They call me Jeeg and Panic met with us to discuss the need for an alliance between European screenwriters Superpowers, diversity and winning formulasRead More →