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Facebook’s Privacy Problems Just Got Even Worse

It's Facebook. Again. It seems as though Facebook hasn't been able to stay out of the news for a single month through 2018 and into 2019. From psychological experiments to data breaches, Facebook is constantly being accused of a casual disregard for its users' privacy. And that's a problem in a world in which nearly everyone uses Facebook and shares extremely intimate details about themselves on it. Presently, UK lawmakers are accusing Facebook of intentionally violating anti-competition and data privacy laws. These lawmakers are calling upon Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to answer their questions. Britain's Parliament Demands Answers It's always ...Continue reading

Senator Proposes Payroll Deductions for Student Loans

Student loans. It's been a hotly debated topic in the government for some time. With many Americans crushed under the weight of them, it's often been questioned whether student loan forgiveness should be easier to obtain. It's become very common for borrowers to default on their student, which is leading to many pondering solutions. If current trends continue, it's expected that student loan defaults could be up to 40% by 2023. This is a problem not only for the individuals who default, but also the economy as a whole. A defaulted student loan means poor credit -- poor credit means ...Continue reading

Amazon Cancels Plans to Build Headquarters in New York City

Following a series of anti-Amazon protests, the e-commerce giant has canceled plans to build a second headquarters in New York City. That's going to lead to a lot of interesting changes for investors, both in Amazon's own stock price and the local New York real estate. Few anticipated that the headquarters would meet such volatile opposition, and it's only the latest in a few major blows that the company has felt. Amazon had been publicly searching for a second headquarters location for some time. Many cities were interested, as Amazon promised to bring along thousands of jobs with it. In ...Continue reading

BB&T is Merging with SunTrust, Creating 6th Largest Bank in America

In a move the press is calling a consequence of the Trump Administration's long string of deregulation, BB&T is buying banking rival SunTrust. The merger will position BB&T as the sixth-largest bank in the country. The banking chain is set to control large swaths of the east coast of the United States, and will be headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina. The deal is expected to be concluded by the fourth quarter of 2019, with the new banking entity set to be valued at roughly $66 billion. Once complete, the new company will operate under a new name. "This is a ...Continue reading

Mattel’s Fight to Stay Relevant As Toys are Replaced by Tech

Mattel's (MAT) latest quarterly earnings report sent the stock flying high. Though Mattel has had its struggles of late, the toy maker beat the street's fourth quarter expectations by a considerable margin. All in all, Mattel's holiday sales are down six percent. However, revenue topped the $1.5 billion mark, beating analysts' expectations of $1.44 billion. Some argue the closure of Toys R Us might spell bad news for Mattel and other toy makers as we transition to an era dominated by high-tech electronic gadgets. Is there still a place for traditional toys in the home? Can Mattel continue to beat ...Continue reading

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