It seems cliché to say that politics influences business successes, but sometimes there are instances where there is truth to that notion. The latest vote regarding funding apportionments and the increase of the nation's debt ceiling appears to have saved the national economy from potential disaster, and was met with cautious optimism from the stock market.
If you are a fan of Steak ‘n Shake, prepare to be relieved (or surprised). The popular fast food chain will be returning to the Metro Denver area after being on hiatus due to a lawsuit between area franchise owners and the company’s Indianapolis based headquarters. A federal judge had ordered that the restaurants be closed pending resolution of several issues between the parties.