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Climate Change Affects the Timing of Natural Processes

  • Crystal Ng
  • 10 Days ago
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Global warming is becoming more concerning by the minute. Climate change has made an impact on the timing of natural processes. One of the most pressing issues in this generation is the negative impact that capitalism has towards the environment. To start off, there is a significant number of people out there who believes the […]

Is Tesla Inc. the ultimate loser amidst the trade war?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 22 Days ago
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Trump Administration considers adding a 25% tariff on Chinese car imports. China retaliates with an equal 25% of 106 U.S. imported goods. Tesla Inc. is already paying 25% due to China’s tariff on car imports. China has been the most prominent trading partner of the United States for some time now. NBC News states that the trades […]

McDonald’s reduced tax rate led to education opportunity

  • Crystal Ng
  • 26 Days ago
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McDonald’s have allocated $150 million into the Archways to Opportunity program.  The funds came as a result of the lowered income tax rate, a change implemented by the Trump administration.  To maintain an orderly society, people must first be educated. However, in today’s society, everything has become a business deal, including education. A proper tertiary […]

Sprint and T-Mobile nearing merger agreement

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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T-Mobile and Sprint, respectively the third and fourth largest wireless carriers in the U.S., are nearing a merger agreement, undisclosed sources told Reuters Friday. A due diligence period would follow the finalization of the agreement’s terms, but the companies expect a deal by October, according to Reuters’ source. In August, Reuters says, Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure […]

Boeing wins $600 million deal to design the next Air Force One

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 7 Months ago
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The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that on Tuesday it awarded Boeing a $600 million contract to design two new aircraft for the President’s Air Force One fleet. Both planes will be 747-8 models; they will replace a pair of aging VC-25A (747-200B) aircraft. President Obama ordered the replacement during his second term, according to […]

Harvey and Irma combined could prove more expensive than Katrina

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Moody’s Analytics estimates that Irma will cost the U.S. economy between $64 billion and $92 billion, CNN reports. Insured losses resulting from the storm will range between $20 billion and $40 billion, the firm said. Moody’s estimated Harvey-related costs between $86 billion and $108 billion, CNBC notes. Harvey and Irma will likely cost a combined […]

Wisconsin State Assembly approves bill to incentivize proposed in-state Foxconn factory

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 8 Months ago
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Thursday, by a vote of 59-30, Wisconsin’s Republican-controlled State Assembly approved legislation that would provide $3 billion worth of incentives—mostly cash—to technology manufacturer Foxconn over 15 years, Reuters reports. Foxconn, based in Taiwan, has proposed to build a 20 million square-foot liquid-crystal display (LCD) plant on a 1,000-acre plot in the southeastern sector of the […]

US Commerce Department Releases US Economic Data for Q2 2017

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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Friday, the US Commerce Department published national economic data for the second quarter of 2017. After a sluggish 2016, the economy appears to be modulating toward a strong growth rate. Last year saw the slowest economic growth rates since the recession of the late 2000s, so analysts say the economy is not booming, just regaining […]

US Stock Market Reacts to Political Gridlock, Quarter Two Earnings Reports

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 9 Months ago
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As earnings reports for the second quarter of 2017 continue to roll in, the stock market remains strong despite “political gridlock,” disappointing quarterly statistics from a number of financial institutions, and uncertainty in the healthcare sector, Reuters’ Kimberly Chin reports. The S&P financial sector is trending downward as shares of banks like JP Morgan, Wells […]

Trump Hotels Customers’ Sensitive Information Breached

  • William Van-Lear Black
  • 10 Months ago
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Trump Hotels announced Tuesday that data had been breached at 14 of its locations, including those in Las Vegas and Chicago, CNBC reports. Customers’ payment card numbers and security codes were seized by hackers who entered the systems of Sabre, a third party that manages reservations for Trump Hotels. Lee Matthews of Forbes says hackers […]

Can Trump Change First Quarter Economic Slump?

  • Gray Phillips
  • 12 Months ago
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Among hopes that the Trump administration would improve economic activity, the U.S. economy in the first quarter grew more slowly than it has in three years. It is too soon to tell how effective Trump’s promise to improve economics, however, recent levels of activity do not paint a positive picture. In the worst performance since […]

Will Congress Overhaul Financial Regulations?

  • Gray Phillips
  • 12 Months ago
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This week has pitted Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate against each other over a Republican bill to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act. The legislation is a major part of enacting Republicans’ plans to overhaul the financial rules put in place during the recent economic crisis. Jeb Hensarling, the House Financial Services Committee […]

Trump Butts Heads With Canada Over Dairy Tax

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Some might be worried about the fights being started overseas but what about the one right in our own back yard? On Tuesday, President Trump attacked Canada about their tax on ultra-filtered milk. It wasn’t long until Trump took to Twitter. Canada has made business for our dairy farmers in Wisconsin and other border states […]

Trump Might Surpass Obama’s 8 Years of Travel in Just one Year

  • Sharnita Sanders
  • 1 year ago
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Some believe that Donald Trump is well on his way to surpassing former President Barack Obama’s eight-year travel spending amount. It’s only been 80 days since Trump took office and his trip to his private club in Florida cost an estimated $20 million. So why are so many slightly raising their eyebrows at this lucrative […]

New Data Estimates Student Debt Total Over $1.3 Trillion

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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A quarterly report on household debt and credit by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York revealed that student loan debt now totals over $1.3 trillion as of December 2016. The report, released in February of 2017, notes the $31 billion increase in outstanding student loan balances. MarketWatch’s live tracker shows student debt increasing by […]

Ivanka Trump’s Perfume is an Amazon Bestseller

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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Ivanka Trump’s perfume jumped to the top Amazon’s bestseller list in the “Perfumes & Fragrances” category last week, weeks after Nordstrom announced it was dropping Ivanka Trump-branded items from its store. The Ivanka Trump Eau de Parfum spray also received a vast number of reviews on its product page. Some comments remained apolitical, while other reviewers mentioned […]

U.S. Yields Rise, Banks Lift Stocks to Record

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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U.S. Treasury yields climbed on Wednesday as the economic outlook strengthen and commentary by Federal reserve officials increased expectations of a hike in interest rates in March. A gauge of major world markets also rose to a record. January saw U.S. retail sales exceed expectations, and other data showed records of the biggest increase in consumer […]

Trump’s Trade Policies Present a Business Risk, According to Amazon

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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While big business, for the most part, has welcomed President Trump’s promised tax cuts and lax regulations, Amazon withholds its enthusiasm. The recent stock market rally suggests traders believe U.S. companies will prosper due to Trump’s trade policies, but Amazon’s regulatory filing on Friday implies the opposite. In its annual report with the Securities and Exchange […]

Germany Repatriates Gold In Response To Populist Pressure

  • Anahit Moumjian
  • 1 year ago
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The German central bank completed the transfer of $13 billion in gold reserves on Thursday. Germany’s gold had remained in New York for decades, spanning back to the Cold War. The Bundesbank announced this transfer on Thursday was part of an effort to build public “trust and confidence”. Officials explained that the transfer of its gold […]
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