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Equifax to Pay $700 Million to Impacted Consumers

In 2017, Equifax experienced a data breach that impacted nearly half of the United States. 147 million individuals had their personal information compromised, including their social security numbers. With identity theft now as common as it is, this data breach exposed millions of individuals to personal financial risk. Equifax has now been ordered to pay … Continue reading “Equifax to Pay $700 Million to Impacted Consumers”

How is Budweiser Planning on Recovering from a $100 Billion Debt?

Burdened by extraordinary amounts of debt — and engaged in a battle against craft beers — Budweiser is currently taking aggressive action to deleverage itself. Following the acquisition of SABMiller, Budweiser is over $100 billion in debt, and it hasn’t been able to cut that debt as quickly as expected. Beer profits, in general, are … Continue reading “How is Budweiser Planning on Recovering from a $100 Billion Debt?”

DOJ to Allow $26 Billion Merger Between T-Mobile and Sprint

The U.S. Department of Justice has reached an agreement that will formally allow a merger between the nation’s third and fourth largest cell phone service carriers. The agreement takes the proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint out of “regulatory limbo,” however challenges remain for the planned union. While the DOJ is giving the green light, … Continue reading “DOJ to Allow $26 Billion Merger Between T-Mobile and Sprint”

Take-Two Interactive — A Gaming Stock All Investors Should Consider

Take-Two Interactive (TTWO) has climbed to around $116 per share after dropping to $84 this past February. TTWO has fared quite well in the ever-changing video game landscape, especially when compared to fellow gaming companies such as Electronic Arts and Activision blizzard. TTWO is responsible for video game franchise successes ranging from NBA 2K to … Continue reading “Take-Two Interactive — A Gaming Stock All Investors Should Consider”

How the Mall is Remaining Relevant in the eCommerce Era

In the old days of “just a decade ago,” the mall was a major focal point for shopping. Today, more people are shopping online rather than heading to the shops — and that’s a major problem. Malls have seen a significant decline in their foot traffic and operations, but they are evolving. With the explosion … Continue reading “How the Mall is Remaining Relevant in the eCommerce Era”

Why Many Americans Are Turning to Investment Apps and Robo Advisers

From Robinhood to Acorns, many Americans are turning away from traditional financial advisors and instead using “robo advisers,” or automated investment platforms. With low fees and additional control, these new platforms are compelling. But there’s a catch, too: investing without any type of guidance can be dangerous for new investors. Let’s take a closer look … Continue reading “Why Many Americans Are Turning to Investment Apps and Robo Advisers”

Are Dollar General’s Prices Going to Kill its Business?

Dollar General (DG) has been on a roll for quite some time now. Though plenty of community leaders are turning against the bargain-basement store as it is supposedly a disruptive force in the context of local economies, it appears as though this American stalwart is here to stay. The question is whether the company can … Continue reading “Are Dollar General’s Prices Going to Kill its Business?”

Amazon and Microsoft Compete Over US Military “War Cloud” Contract

A $10 billion “war cloud” contract will be awarded to the company that is able to produce the best pitch at the end of August. Both Amazon and Microsoft are expected to be bidding for this contract, also known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). The JEDI plan is intended as a way to … Continue reading “Amazon and Microsoft Compete Over US Military “War Cloud” Contract”

There Were Some Serious Problems with Amazon Prime Day 2019

Prime Day is Amazon’s yearly answer to “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday.” Since 2015, Prime Day has been a highly-publicized assortment of sales and promotions. These promotions are targeted solely towards Amazon Prime subscribers. But while Amazon Prime Day certainly seems successful every year, it’s also led to widespread criticism. Amazon Prime Day Now Tied … Continue reading “There Were Some Serious Problems with Amazon Prime Day 2019”

The Fed is Now MORE Likely to Lower Interest Rates — Here’s Why

Jerome Powell, chairman of The Federal Reserve, seemed to suggest in testimony on Capitol Hill that a reduction in the interest rate is on the way, perhaps even as early as the end of July. This comes after four increases to the interest rate in 2018, despite President Donald Trump regularly bemoaning such increases, fearing … Continue reading “The Fed is Now MORE Likely to Lower Interest Rates — Here’s Why”

Identity Theft Scammers Have a New Target: Children

When most people hear the term “identity theft,” what comes to mind is likely an adult’s credit card getting hacked or their social security information being compromised. You wouldn’t think that identity theft would as common with a much, much younger generation of Americans — like kids. Unfortunately, kids are becoming a favorite target for … Continue reading “Identity Theft Scammers Have a New Target: Children”

Morgan Stanley Downgrades View on Global Stocks

Though domestic stocks have been going strong all year, Morgan Stanley has downgraded its view on global stocks. Lower GDP and slowed economies around the world have inspired general skepticism regarding the market’s future performance. This combines with other indicators that the world as a whole may experience slowed growth in 2020. Investors Should Be … Continue reading “Morgan Stanley Downgrades View on Global Stocks”

End of an Era? Netflix Seeing a Decline as It Loses Quality Content

Netflix recently said “goodbye” to the hit show Friends, but this is only the beginning. The world’s most popular video streaming service is going to be losing a significant amount of its licensed content, which makes up about 63% of its catalogue . And while it may have a lot of original content on its … Continue reading “End of an Era? Netflix Seeing a Decline as It Loses Quality Content”

These Predatory Lenders Are Targeting Military Veterans

The challenges of veterans re-assimilating into society once their tour of duty is over or their service concludes are well documented. Aside from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) that many former members who experienced trauma experience upon returning home experience, there’s also a general struggle to find work, maintain relationships and perform various other aspects of … Continue reading “These Predatory Lenders Are Targeting Military Veterans”

Last Minute Travel Tips That Can Save You Big Money

We all need to get away every now and then. It’s good to refresh, recharge, and see and do some really cool things in the process. It’s why companies offer paid time off, and why so many Americans often take advantage of this time off to explore new cities, states, and countries around the world. … Continue reading “Last Minute Travel Tips That Can Save You Big Money”

16 Pet Food Brands Have Been Linked to Heart Disease

Dog owners are going to need to be a lot more cautious with their food selection moving forward. A study by the FDA has shown that certain types of dog foods cause heart disease, known as DCM, with 16 pet food brands being uncovered as the major culprits. And that means that many of these … Continue reading “16 Pet Food Brands Have Been Linked to Heart Disease”

Nordstrom and Gap Were Both Just Named the WORST Stocks of 2019

Brick-and-mortar retailers just can’t get a break… Nordstrom and Gap are currently the worst performing stocks on the S&P 500. This is a trend that’s very likely to continue: the same trend that gutted Sears. If brick-and-mortar retailers aren’t able to learn and to pivot quickly, they may soon see similar mass store closures. But … Continue reading “Nordstrom and Gap Were Both Just Named the WORST Stocks of 2019”

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