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GE kicked from Dow

GE faces the end of an era On Tuesday, the S&P Dow announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance will replace General Electric in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, marking the first time in 110 years that the company will not be in the Dow. GE has encountered a whirlwind of hardships in recent years, including a […]

Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Trump tariffs trigger trade war This Monday, President Trump stated that he will impose a 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. On Friday, the president announced that he will impose a 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods. The same day, the Chinese government reported that it would retaliate against […]

Google invests in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com

Google hoping to gain an edge in the e-commerce industry In an attempt to grow its e-commerce arm and combat giants like Amazon and Alibaba, Google and JD.com announced that they will create a partnership. Google announced that it will invest $550 million in the Chinese e-commerce firm. The partnership will combine Google’s technological advancements […]

Ford Motor Co. Buys Michigan Central Station

Michigan Central Station is no longer abandoned after decades of vacancy. Ford Motor Company has purchased the 18-story building and executive chairman Bill Ford plans on upgrading. Bill Ford, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, issued the following statements: “I kept staring at the train station thinking, ‘What if? Wouldn’t that be amazing? If all we […]

New College Search Engine By Google

The college application process is both stressful and scary. On Tuesday, Google announced that they are developing a new feature. The feature will make college information more accessible to prospected college students. It’s been reported that this information will include the average cost after financial aid, the typical annual income of students who attend and […]

GE kicked from Dow

GE faces the end of an era On Tuesday, the S&P Dow announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance will replace General Electric in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, marking the first time in 110 years that the company will not be in the Dow. GE has encountered a whirlwind of hardships in recent years, including a […]

China’s stock market in shambles after tariff thre...

Looming trade war troubles China China’s stock took a massive blow on Tuesday after President Trump amidst fear of a trade war with the United States. Over a thousand stocks fell by more than 10%, and the Shanghai Composite Index dropped below 3,000 – its lowest point since 2016. Following confirmation of President Trump’s announcement […]

Microsoft could lose employees over its partnership with ICE

Microsoft facing workforce turmoil This week, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has created controversy over its separation of families at the border and confinement of children in cages. News also surfaced that Microsoft has ties to ICE and may be indirectly assisting them with these efforts, much to the frustration of its employees. […]

Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Trump tariffs trigger trade war This Monday, President Trump stated that he will impose a 10% tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. On Friday, the president announced that he will impose a 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods. The same day, the Chinese government reported that it would retaliate against […]

Ford Motor Co. Buys Michigan Central Station

Michigan Central Station is no longer abandoned after decades of vacancy. Ford Motor Company has purchased the 18-story building and executive chairman Bill Ford plans on upgrading. Bill Ford, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, issued the following statements: “I kept staring at the train station thinking, ‘What if? Wouldn’t that be amazing? If all we […]

London Breed Elected Mayor of San Francisco

On Wednesday, London Breed (D) made history by becoming the first African-American woman elected mayor of San Francisco. Her running mate Mark Leno (D) conceded while votes were rolling in. Breed is scheduled to serve until 2020, completely Mayor Ed Lee’s term following his death. After Breed’s win, Leno issued the following statement: “She is […]

Bithumb most recent crypto exchange to get hacked

Crypto hacks continue Cryptocurrency rates fell as South Korean crypto exchange firm Bithumb gets hacked on Wednesday – the second firm in a month to be breached. Bithumb reported on Wednesday that hackers stole roughly 35 won ($32 million) in cryptocurrencies, with the majority being Ripple. After the breach, the company froze all cryptocurrency deposits […]

Royal Caribbean acquires Silversea

Royal just became more luxurious On Thursday, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced its purchase of privately-owned Silversea Cruises. The deal is worth roughly $2 billion and will give Royal Caribbean a 66.7% stake in Silversea. Royal has stated that it will finance the acquisition through debt. Additionally, Silversea Chairman Manfredi Lefebvre d’Ovidiowill acquire 470,000 shares of […]