Lehigh Valley Business Editor at Large http://www.lvb.com/section/Editor-at-Large Editor at Large Blog Business Views en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:43:38 EST Mon, 28 Jul 2014 05:43:38 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/EDITORATLARGE/140729907&source=RSS Amazon and the Eagles and Jony Ive who? Amazon is forecasting third-quarter losses of 410 million to 810 million. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 11:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/EDITORATLARGE/140729907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140718/EDITORATLARGE/140719891&source=RSS Richard Petty, Dale Earnhardt and, yes, TV star Susan Anton Every summer during the heart of auto racing season, I think of the several years that I covered NASCAR and Indy car races as a sportswriter in the late 1980s. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 08:59:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140718/EDITORATLARGE/140719891&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140710/EDITORATLARGE/140719990&source=RSS The delectable baker's dozen An office mate this week brought to work a basket of candy. Included was Pez &#8211 the all-time greatest candy in the history of this or any other galaxy. Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140710/EDITORATLARGE/140719990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140703/EDITORATLARGE/140709942&source=RSS Invest now, reap later #8211 hopefully The Philadelphia 76ers' new strategy of drafting players for the long term while absorbing losses for a couple of years is similar to a plan for a business startup or a new retail shop. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140703/EDITORATLARGE/140709942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140625/EDITORATLARGE/140629922&source=RSS Boomerang kids When will they fly the nest? One in five people in his or her 20s and early 30s is living with his or her parents, according to a New York Times Magazine article. Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140625/EDITORATLARGE/140629922&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140610/EDITORATLARGE/140619986&source=RSS Money It's why barbaric sports won't be banned A couple of decades ago in another career, I wrote an editorial saying that one could make a good case for banning football. Tue, 10 Jun 2014 10:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140610/EDITORATLARGE/140619986&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140604/EDITORATLARGE/140609934&source=RSS Consumers still want something for nothing It's no surprise People prefer watching videos for free. Wed, 04 Jun 2014 13:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140604/EDITORATLARGE/140609934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140527/EDITORATLARGE/140529829&source=RSS Ranking the holidays Memorial Day is No. 2 The meaning of Memorial Day escapes many Americans. Tue, 27 May 2014 08:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140527/EDITORATLARGE/140529829&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140521/EDITORATLARGE/140529962&source=RSS 7.6 million hoagies a day About three decades ago, I was introduced to my first Subway restaurant in upstate New York, likely in Binghamton. Wed, 21 May 2014 10:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140521/EDITORATLARGE/140529962&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140514/EDITORATLARGE/140519946&source=RSS The myth of commuting, driving times Recently in Atlantic City, we were advised by a local that a particular casino was a 10-minute walk on the Boardwalk. Wed, 14 May 2014 10:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140514/EDITORATLARGE/140519946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140507/EDITORATLARGE/140509911&source=RSS Real life and work advice for our latest class of graduates Several million new high school and college graduates this spring will listen to commencement speeches full of guidance. Wed, 07 May 2014 14:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140507/EDITORATLARGE/140509911&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140429/EDITORATLARGE/140429878&source=RSS The concept of forced savings Recently, a tax refund check arrived in the mail in the amount of 1. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 14:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140429/EDITORATLARGE/140429878&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140423/EDITORATLARGE/140429950&source=RSS Don't worry, be happy Some of us remember the Bobby McFerrin song released in 1988 called &#8220Don&#8217t Worry, Be Happy. &#8221 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 14:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140423/EDITORATLARGE/140429950&source=RSS