Prime Day marks biggest shopping event for Amazon

Amazon continues to roll This year’s Amazon Prime Day was the biggest shopping event in the history of Amazon. Sales on the day eclipsed that of Cyber Monday, Black Friday, and other major shopping days. According to the company, Amazon Prime members purchased over 100 million products. Items varied but popular sales included video games, […]
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JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Starting a New Airl...

The founder of JetBlue Airways, David Neeleman, bought 60 Airbus A2220-300 commercial jets and is starting a new airline. The 60 planes cost him $5.4 billion and Neeleman plans on launching the airline by 2021. Neeleman issued the following statement: “After years of U.S. airline consolidation, the conditions are improving for a new generation of […]
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European Commission fines Google $5 billion

Google faces another European lawsuit The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it is fining Google €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for forcing its Google apps onto smartphone users. Antitrust official Margrethe Vestager had this to say about the fine: Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine. They […]
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Boeing lands contract for new Air Force One

Air Force One deal has liftoff Boeing recently signed a contract with President Trump to test and modify two new Air Force One jets – the deal is valued at $3.9 billion. The Boeing 747/748’s will be finished by 2024 according to sources, which would be Trump’s last year in office if he wins reelection. […]
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MGM Resorts will sue mass shooting victims

MGM suing its victims? In an effort to avoid liability for the mass shooting in October of last year, MGM Resorts is seeking to sue over 1,000 victims to avoid their potential lawsuits. Many victims have already set out to sue MGM, accusing them of not providing thorough security to keep them safe. Stephen Paddock, […]
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Uber potentially facing gender discrimination laws...

Uber faces über lawsuit The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating Uber for potential gender discrimination. According to some sources close to the matter, this investigation has been ongoing since August 2017. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been trying to change the cultural atmosphere of Uber, which had been toxic ever since previous owner Travis […]
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Pininfarina Designs $2 million EV Hypercar

Automobili Pininfarina, the car manufacturing company that produces Ferraris in Germany, announced that they will be building a $2 million electric hypercar. The blueprints of the new luxury vehicle present a thin, sleek, two-seater with a single beam of light on the front bumper. The Italian sports car is in the niche market of electric […]
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JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Starting a New Airl...

The founder of JetBlue Airways, David Neeleman, bought 60 Airbus A2220-300 commercial jets and is starting a new airline. The 60 planes cost him $5.4 billion and Neeleman plans on launching the airline by 2021. Neeleman issued the following statement: “After years of U.S. airline consolidation, the conditions are improving for a new generation of […]
  • 8 Hours ago

JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Starting a New Airl...

The founder of JetBlue Airways, David Neeleman, bought 60 Airbus A2220-300 commercial jets and is starting a new airline. The 60 planes cost him $5.4 billion and Neeleman plans on launching the airline by 2021. Neeleman issued the following statement: “After years of U.S. airline consolidation, the conditions are improving for a new generation of […]
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Adidas Vows To Only Use Recycled Plastics By 2024

Large companies are racing to become more sustainable and environmentally friendly. In the past, companies like Patagonia and REI have focused their marketing strategies on giving back to the earth. Now, non-outdoors sportswear companies are joining in on the breath of fresh air. Sports brand giant Adidas announced their new mission to only using recycled […]
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Trump Meets With Putin and Bashes the U.S. on Twit...

Today, President Donald Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin and discussed many things including the 2016 election interference case. Trump yet again has used the term “Witch Hunt” and Putin seems to agree. The meeting between the two presidents last about 2-hours behind closed doors in Helsinki, the capital of Finland. People are outraged […]
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Boeing lands contract for new Air Force One

Air Force One deal has liftoff Boeing recently signed a contract with President Trump to test and modify two new Air Force One jets – the deal is valued at $3.9 billion. The Boeing 747/748’s will be finished by 2024 according to sources, which would be Trump’s last year in office if he wins reelection. […]
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JetBlue Founder David Neeleman Starting a New Airline

The founder of JetBlue Airways, David Neeleman, bought 60 Airbus A2220-300 commercial jets and is starting a new airline. The 60 planes cost him $5.4 billion and Neeleman plans on launching the airline by 2021. Neeleman issued the following statement: “After years of U.S. airline consolidation, the conditions are improving for a new generation of […]
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Stock markets on the up-and-up

The stock market is currently thriving The Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and Nasdaq Composite all closed at brilliant levels on Friday. The Dow reached 25,000 points, its highest in the past 30 days. Secondly, the S&P 500 hit its highest point in the past five months. And finally, the Nasdaq closed at a […]
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Uber potentially facing gender discrimination laws...

Uber faces über lawsuit The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is investigating Uber for potential gender discrimination. According to some sources close to the matter, this investigation has been ongoing since August 2017. CEO Dara Khosrowshahi has been trying to change the cultural atmosphere of Uber, which had been toxic ever since previous owner Travis […]
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White House imposes tariff on Chinese goods

Is there a trade war in the US’s future? The Trump administration announced it will impose a 25% tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods this Tuesday. The list of goods is yet to be announced, but if rumors hold, this could include automobiles. The list of imports will be released on June 15th. […]
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SoulCycle suspends IPO

SoulCycle will stay privately-owned The indoor cycling company will suspend its IPO for now “due to market conditions.” The firm filed paperwork with the SEC in 2015, and it is now pumping the brakes. Originally, SoulCycle hoped to raise $100 million in its IPO to help pay off debt and open more SoulCycle locations. However, […]
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Europe proposes ban on plastic items

The European Commission is planning a complete overhaul of its environmental policy The European Commission’s first order of business is the ban on ten plastic items that create waste in European waters. According to them, these ten items account for 70% of litter in EU waters. In addition, it wants manufacturers of plastic products to […]
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Two Chinese firms make top 10 most valuable list

Tencent and Alibaba make the top 10 China has two firms in the BrandZ top ten most valuable global companies for the first time in history. The list looks like this: Google Apple Amazon Microsoft Tencent Facebook Visa McDonald’s Alibaba AT&T Alibaba is China’s newcomer to the list, joining Tencent in the top 10 for […]
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S&P companies have returned $1 trillion to shareholders

Shareholders have the tax cut to thank for recent returns The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the biggest tax cut in over 30 years, has allowed S&P 500 companies to give back to their shareholders. The cut, which decreased corporate income tax from 35 to 21 percent, allowed for increased stock buybacks and dividends, supplying […]
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Star Wars “Solo” falls short of expectations

“Solo” box office sales struggled during liftoff The prequel story of Han Solo, a main character played by Harrison Ford in the Star Wars films, disappointed in its opening weekend. On Tuesday, box office projections anticipated the Disney and Lucasfilm movie to rake in between $130 and $150 million in domestic sales. On Friday, this […]
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Foot Locker shares up 20%

Foot Locker is on the up-and-up, but will it be long-term? The apparel and shoe store saw its shares boost on Friday, after exceeding earnings expectations. Moreover, Wall Street anticipated earnings per share of $1.25. Foot Locker eclipsed this figure by reporting a $1.45 EPS in the first quarter. It also reported $1.9 billion in […]
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Qualcomm to meet with China regulators for hopeful NXP acquisition

Can Qualcomm-NXP get past China-US trade disputes? Eight of nine global antitrust regulators have given the nod of approval for Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors NV. The only one that Qualcomm still needs to win over is China, with which it plans to meet this week. Qualcomm hopes to acquire the company for $44 billion […]
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Did you know that women are more susceptible to the adverse effects of smoking?

An increased number of women are getting lung cancer. Smoking cigarettes may not be the only reason behind it. According to a new report published by the New England Journal of Medicine, women from the age of thirty to forty-nine faces a higher risk of getting lung cancer as opposed to men of the same […]
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