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How the Plastics Problem is Impacting the World’s Largest Businesses

Plastic waste is being banned across the globe, with many individual states taking action to ban the most wasteful products. Due to consumer backlash and increasing environmental concerns, many large corporations are reducing the amount of plastic waste they produce. Single use disposable products, straws and plastic bags are among the products being most frequently … Continue reading “How the Plastics Problem is Impacting the World’s Largest Businesses”

Elon Musk Continues to Fight It Out with the SEC

Elon Musk’s highly publicized battle with the SEC continues, sending investors scrambling. But is it a problem for Tesla or just a problem for Elon Musk himself? Due to repeated issues with the billionaire’s aggressive tweeting habits, the SEC has had him on a more restrictive digital leash. It’s now accusing him of being in … Continue reading “Elon Musk Continues to Fight It Out with the SEC”

The Average Person Spends HOW MUCH Per Day? How do You Stack Up?

$164.55. That’s how much the average American spends each day when you factor in prorated costs such as housing, groceries, cell phone usage, gas, car payments, utilities, entertainment, insurance and various other expenses, according to a recent study conducted by GoBankingRates. For some, this is nothing more than chump change. For others, however, it can … Continue reading “The Average Person Spends HOW MUCH Per Day? How do You Stack Up?”

New Proposal Offers Family Leave in Exchange for Delayed Social Security

The U.S. is the only developed country in the world that doesn’t mandate employers to offer paid leave time for new parents. Yes, that’s right, while employers — by law — must allow a new mother to take up to 12 weeks off after giving birth or adopting, there is no law stating that this … Continue reading “New Proposal Offers Family Leave in Exchange for Delayed Social Security”

Disney to Takeover Fox as of March 20th: What Happens Next?

It’s been coming for a while: the Disney takeover of Fox is finally here. Under an incredible $71 billion deal that’s been in the works since 2017, Disney will own 30 percent of Hulu, 20th Century Fox, and the Fox Television Group — dramatically increasing its market share. All of this is going to lead … Continue reading “Disney to Takeover Fox as of March 20th: What Happens Next?”

Why Glaukos is Soaring in the Stock Market Right Now

Glaukos (GKOS) is a glaucoma treatment business headquartered in San Clemente, CA. The company’s stock is currently priced around $64 after soaring more than 16 percent last month. All in all, Glaukos has increased more than 110 percent across the past year. Let’s take a look at what is responsible for this boost and whether … Continue reading “Why Glaukos is Soaring in the Stock Market Right Now”

Boeing Falters After the Loss of Two 737 Max 8 Planes

Everything looked good for Boeing, with a number of new military contracts and stock that was on the rise. Unfortunately, after the loss of two 737 Max 8 planes, Boeing planes across the globe have been grounded, and the stock is taking a big hit. That’s led many people to wonder: should they purchase Boeing … Continue reading “Boeing Falters After the Loss of Two 737 Max 8 Planes”

Another One Bites the Dust: Retail Store Closures are Abound

Nearly 4,200 retail store closures have been announced nationwide this year in the United States, from the likes of Victoria’s Secret, Tesla, Abercrombie & Fitch, Gap, J.C. Penney and even Amazon. Yes, even the strongest brands aren’t immune from issues, and while Amazon closing pop-up shops in Whole Foods stores isn’t quite the same as … Continue reading “Another One Bites the Dust: Retail Store Closures are Abound”

Paypal Become One of the Hottest Stocks in February

PayPal (PYPL) emerged as one of February’s big winners, jumping more than 10 percent in the month. Naturally, we’re all wondering what happens next. The stock is currently priced around $94. For those who do not know, PayPal provides a digital payment platform. It is interesting to note PayPal did not have any particularly positive … Continue reading “Paypal Become One of the Hottest Stocks in February”

Job Growth Slowed in February, but Experts Say it’s a Fluke

After months and months of continuous growth, we woke up to a bit of a surprise last week when the U.S. Department of Labor reported February 2019 was the worst month for jobs since September 2017. According to estimates from the Labor Department, non-farm payroll increased by 20,000. Economists from Dow Jones expected an increase … Continue reading “Job Growth Slowed in February, but Experts Say it’s a Fluke”

Mark Zuckerberg Lost $9 Billion Last Year — Here’s Why

While a slip from $71 billion to $62.3 billion may not seem substantial to the rest of the world, it’s a concerning trend. After six or seven years, Mark Zuckerberg could be as rich as the rest of us (not likely). Regardless of the scope, it’s an unfortunate pattern. And it’s also not a great … Continue reading “Mark Zuckerberg Lost $9 Billion Last Year — Here’s Why”

Disruptive Bank Chime Raises $200 Million in Funding

Banks are being aggressively disrupted, and investors may want to keep an eye on a few of the major players. Chime, a disruptive bank built by a tech company, is aiming at making banking more accessible and easier to use. To that end, it recently raised $200 million in funding. This industry of disruptive banking … Continue reading “Disruptive Bank Chime Raises $200 Million in Funding”

Will They Stay or Will They Go? New York Wants Amazon HQ Back

Valentine’s Day is widely believed to be the most romantic day of the year, yet for Amazon and New York City, this past February 14 marked a nasty split between the two would-be partners. You know the story: After a lengthy search that had various cities and states wooing the e-Commerce giant, Amazon selected New … Continue reading “Will They Stay or Will They Go? New York Wants Amazon HQ Back”

Homeownership Do’s and Don’ts: What You Need to Know

After a few years of steady seller’s market real estate conditions, the market tailed off fairly significantly through the latter part of 2018. But now that 2019 is here and in full swing, there are some signs of life in real estate once again — and surprisingly enough, it is from the Millennial generation. That’s … Continue reading “Homeownership Do’s and Don’ts: What You Need to Know”

Samsung’s New Foldable Phone Will Cost Over $2,000

Samsung’s new “Galaxy Fold” is both a phone and a tablet in one. The foldable phone features a special screen, which can either be folded in half for use as a phone or extended outwards in a larger tablet mode. This is expected to be an interesting new evolution of smartphone and tablet devices, providing … Continue reading “Samsung’s New Foldable Phone Will Cost Over $2,000”

Microsoft Employees Protest Against Military HoloLens Contract

Following the Google Glasses debacle, companies continue to search for opportunities to use augmented reality solutions. Large enterprises such as Microsoft, Google, Samsung have been exploring augmented reality solutions, but have yet to find a real market for the expensive, cumbersome head sets. And while Microsoft may have identified one such opportunity, it appears that … Continue reading “Microsoft Employees Protest Against Military HoloLens Contract”

U.S. Consumer Debt Reaches a Record $4 Trillion

Consumer debt continues to grow, and for the first time in U.S. history, the Federal Reserve says that it has exceeded $4 trillion collectively. Considering that the national debt is around $22 trillion, this $4 trillion number is quite massive — and it’s a figure that’s continued to rise steadily since the 1970s. The Federal … Continue reading “U.S. Consumer Debt Reaches a Record $4 Trillion”

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