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Juul Threatened with Subpoena: Why Are e-Cigarettes So Controversial?

E-cigarettes have been hitting the news — and not for reasons that they’re fond about. In recent weeks, multiple people have died from vaping-related illness, making the claims that e-cigarettes are more healthy than cigarettes suspect. But that’s not as worrying as the fact that e-cigarettes have become increasingly popular with teens. Juul has failed … Continue reading “Juul Threatened with Subpoena: Why Are e-Cigarettes So Controversial?”

50,000 GM Employees Are On Strike: What’s Happening?

The United Auto Workers union is on strike — and some are afraid it could cause a major Midwest recession. On Monday, September 16th, 50,000 GM workers walked out of a total 31 factories, as well as another 21 facilities. This is a strike the size of which hasn’t been seen for over a decade … Continue reading “50,000 GM Employees Are On Strike: What’s Happening?”

Saving Tips for the Holidays (Yes, You Need to Start NOW)

Don’t look now, but Christmas Day is coming up in just a little more than three months. It’s estimated that about one-third of all Americans will spend more than $1,000 on Christmas gifts, about 25 percent are slated to spend between $500 and $1,000, about 30 percent are expected to spend up to $500 and … Continue reading “Saving Tips for the Holidays (Yes, You Need to Start NOW)”

Universal Income: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

In the months and years leading up to the next U.S. presidential election, it’s commonplace for the political party not in power to casually introduce concepts that it believes its candidates could use to gain favor with the American people. Leading up to the 2012 and even the 2016 Presidential election, Republican candidates largely ran … Continue reading “Universal Income: The Good, Bad and the Ugly”

KFC Joins the Marketing Blitz With a Dating Sim

Marketing is getting a little more creative. Chicken franchises opened the month with a spirited debate between Chick-fil-a and Popeye’s, both claiming to have the best chicken sandwiches. This battle has continued, with the majority of the blows being traded through social media accounts. Now, KFC has entered into this marketing blitz, with — of … Continue reading “KFC Joins the Marketing Blitz With a Dating Sim”

The U.S. Deficit Just Topped $1 Trillion — What Does This Mean?

The United States deficit hasn’t been this high since 2012. In the first 11 months of the fiscal year, the US has experienced a budget gap of $1 trillion. But while this itself is alarming, it isn’t more alarming than the total national debt: presently $22.5 trillion. Analysts blame the United States’ budget: the expenses … Continue reading “The U.S. Deficit Just Topped $1 Trillion — What Does This Mean?”

This Drug Maker Offers a VERY Attractive Stock for Investors

Glaukos (GKOS) was priced at nearly $84 on August 1. Today, a share of Glaukos sells for $66 and change. All in all, Glaukos fell more than 20% in the month of August alone. Investors exited positions in the ophthalmic medical tech and pharmaceutical company after learning of acquisition news. The recent dip in price … Continue reading “This Drug Maker Offers a VERY Attractive Stock for Investors”

Poor Harvest Results Makes Limoneira’s Stock a SELL

Limoneira (LMNR) is priced at $19 yet it was selling for nearly $25 a share in March. This Santa Paula, California-based agribusiness and real estate development enterprise has been in the news due to its disappointing lemon harvest. Though the substandard lemon harvest is cause for concern, Limoneira’s stock was still trading in the $19-$20 … Continue reading “Poor Harvest Results Makes Limoneira’s Stock a SELL”

Study Blames “Economically Unattractive Men” For Falling Marriage Rates

Marriage has been declining. In the 1960s, men and women could be expected to get married between the ages of 20 and 23. Today, men and women get married between the ages of 27 and 29 — if at all. According to research, up to 25% of the millennial generation may never get married at … Continue reading “Study Blames “Economically Unattractive Men” For Falling Marriage Rates”

Facebook Dating Enters the Market: What Can Users Expect?

If you’re single and on Facebook, it’s likely that you’ve already started seeing the ads. Facebook Dating is now live. Announced over a year ago, Facebook Dating has been a hotly debated topic in the realm of social media. For good or for ill, it’s now here. Of course, social media has tried to tap … Continue reading “Facebook Dating Enters the Market: What Can Users Expect?”

Hurricanes Are Expensive — Here’s How to Financially Prepare for Them

It’s hurricane season again, which means that coastal cities and states should be on guard for inclement weather. This is especially relevant right now, as the first major storm of the season — Hurricane Dorian — wreaked havoc on the Bahamas and pounded parts of the southeastern U.S. A Category 5 hurricane at one point, … Continue reading “Hurricanes Are Expensive — Here’s How to Financially Prepare for Them”

Borrowing From your 401K: What You Need to Know

Per a report by the Federal Reserve, it’s estimated that about 40 percent of all Americans wouldn’t be able to afford an unexpected $400 surprise expense. Noting this, it would be a safe assumption that the number of Americans who wouldn’t be able to afford an expense that’s greater than $400 would be much, much … Continue reading “Borrowing From your 401K: What You Need to Know”

What’s Going to be Hit By Tariffs on December 15th?

Get out your holiday shopping lists. New tariffs are coming as of December 15th, and there are a lot of items that you’re going to want to purchase before then. Throughout most of the year, tariffs have been avoided on consumer goods. Now, the consumer goods are getting hit hard. It will no longer be … Continue reading “What’s Going to be Hit By Tariffs on December 15th?”

Hurricane Dorian’s Impact on the Bahamas Economy Was Huge

The slow moving Hurricane Dorian was in the Bahamas for over 24 hours. While much of the island chain was outside of its path, two areas were hit extremely hard: the Grand Bahama Island and Abacos. Dorian had downgraded to a category 3 hurricane by the time it approached the United States, but it spent … Continue reading “Hurricane Dorian’s Impact on the Bahamas Economy Was Huge”

Roku’s Stock is Growing, but Here’s Why You Should Sell it Anyway

Roku (ROKU) sells for about $145 per share. This stock has been the talk of Wall Street as it recently reached an all-time high. Cord-cutters far and wide are flocking to Roku and online streams as opposed to traditional cable television. All in all, Roku’s stock has increased fourfold this year alone. The question begs: … Continue reading “Roku’s Stock is Growing, but Here’s Why You Should Sell it Anyway”

What Does It Mean When a CEO Starts Selling Stock?

CEOs and insiders are starting to sell their own stock, and that’s never a good look. Insider selling has topped $10 billion a month for the past five months; rates that haven’t been met since the last recession. But what does it really mean when CEOs begin to sell? There are many reasons why a … Continue reading “What Does It Mean When a CEO Starts Selling Stock?”

Should Caleres (CAL) Investors be Worried About DSW?

Caleres (CAL) is currently priced at $19.49. Formerly referred to as the Brown Shoe Company, Caleres is a wholesaler and retailer of footwear. Most people have seen Caleres footwear while perusing online e-tailers and shopping at brick-and-mortar stores. The company’s sneakers are available at Famous Footwear stores as well as myriad websites. Economic concerns stemming … Continue reading “Should Caleres (CAL) Investors be Worried About DSW?”

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