Category: News

Fitch Affirms Five U.S. Captive Finance Companies

Recently released, Fitch Ratings has affirmed five U.S. captive finance companies.  Fitch has confirmed the following Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs): Boeing Capital Corporation, Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation, Ford Motor Credit Company LLC, General Motors... read more

Product Recall – Caffeine-infused Underwear

Fox News recently released an article “Caffeine-infused underwear not a weight loss aid, US regulators say” in which clothing companies were advertising bras, girdles and leggings infused with caffeine to be sold as weight loss... read more

Coming Soon to Theaters Near You: E-Cigarettes

Paid product placement for tobacco products has been off limits in the United States for years, but that is not stopping the E-cigarette companies from making appearances in Hollywood movies.  E-cigarette companies are not bound... read more

D.C. Council Approves ‘Yoga Tax’

Protesters took to the streets in D.C. over the council’s approval of the so called ‘Yoga Tax’, raising sales tax for health clubs, tanning studios, car washes, mini-storage and more.  This is a perfect example... read more