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  • Ben Norman
  • 4 Days ago
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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 […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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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 […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 11 Days ago
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ZTE stock tumbles after settlement

ZTE takes 1-2 punch in last week On Wednesday, tech firm ZTE resumed trading for the first time in eight weeks after the US Commerce Department issued a ban on all domestic exports to the company. Moreover, the US government banned American companies from trading their supplies to the Chinese tech company because ZTE ignored […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 15 Days ago
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Millennials are relocating to Sacramento

Sacramento has come in third as the city that millennials are moving to. This should motivate employers to move to the city as well. A recent report published by Smart Asset, a personal finance information company has revealed some of the top cities that millennials are opting to move to. One of which, unsurprisingly, is […]
  • Ben Norman
  • 25 Days ago
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Microsoft eclipses Alphabet in value

The technology firm’s market value surpassed Google parent Alphabet on Tuesday Microsoft (MSFT) shares have increased by 15% since the beginning of 2018 and nearly 41% in the past year. Contrarily, Alphabet (GOOGL) has increased by just .3% in 2018 and 8% in twelve months. At the end of Tuesday, Microsoft was valued at $749 […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 1 month ago
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Starbucks’s new policy towards non-paying customers

Starbucks’s new policy allows non-paying customers to sit in their cafes and use their restrooms. A video centered on two African American men in a Starbucks in Philadelphia spiraled out of control on the internet. It caught world-wide attention not long ago. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, were seen to be ushered […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Are you willing to pay $999 for an iPhone?

iPhone X is not selling well because of its high price. Apple’s earnings report show an increase. Perhaps it’s because of how frequent each generation of iPhones are getting released, or maybe because of the increased number of competitions in the market, the latest iPhone, the iPhone X, seems to be lacking behind in the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Is Amazon making its profit off Prime members?

Amazon’s earnings in the first quarter is twice of its earnings before. The company plans to increase its Prime membership fee by 20%. Towards the end of last month, Amazon has announced that its earnings have exceeded expectations, reaching an astronomical sum of $1.6 billion. That is twice of its earnings before. With that said, […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Are synthetic cannabinoids causing severe bleeding?

Rat poison has been found in synthetic cannabinoids. The use of synthetic cannabinoids has been reported to cause severe bleeding.  As recreational marijuana becomes legalized in more states, the market behind it has become much larger. As such, companies have come up with an alternative good, which is the synthetic cannabinoid. However, some health risks […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Did the scandal actually affect Facebook’s stocks?

Facebook first-quarter reports show that its earnings and shares are all soaring up. The company has far exceeded Wall Street predictions. Despite the horrendous scandal that Facebook had gone through just weeks ago, it seems that the company is still going strong in its stocks, as reported by Business Insider. Click here to be directed […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Why is dark chocolate “healthy”?

Health benefits only occur when there is 70% cacao in the chocolate’s content. Cacao consumption can reduce stress, strengthen the immune system and improve memory.   For all the chocolate-lovers out there, binge on because a new study has further confirmed its pre-existing benefits. Have you ever wondered why dark chocolate has always been the ‘healthy’ option […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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What is #RedForEd about?

#RedForEd stands for the walkout initiated by K-12 educator in Arizona. It is also connected to Governor Ducey’s “20 by 2020” initiative.  By now most people are already aware of the latest trend #RedForEd inspired by the walkout organized by the teachers in Arizona. Schools are shutting down for the rest of the week for […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Netflix CEO says they’re not on a ‘price-first basis’

Netflix will not be increasing its prices unless it has earned it. The shares, revenues, net income and even subscribers have all increased drastically.  Netflix is doing really well in every aspect recently. To begin with, the shares of the company has vastly increased by over 22% in the past three months. The company’s net […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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IRS gives the taxpayers an extension

IRS is extending its tax filing deadline because its server crashed on Tax Day. October 15 is the extended deadline for the filing of tax returns. The actual deadline to file tax forms was April 17, Tuesday. However, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced an extension for taxpayers. This leniency is because of the complications […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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How does tax liability affect the value of Bitcoin?

The changes in the value of Bitcoin has been explained by tax burdens. The $20 billion downdrafts in the past two weeks may be because of the selling of $1 billion of Bitcoin. Once again, investors are startled by the sudden fluctuations of the largest cryptocurrency, Bitcoin. Unlike the usual, however, the changes in the […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Has Elon Musk finally come to terms with the real problem?

Tesla Model 3 sedan’s production is on another “planned production pause”. There are problems in its highly computerized assembly line. Tesla Inc. has recently faced an abundance of problems in its production. Just two months ago, the company had opted to bring to halt the Tesla Model 3 production line. It lasted for about four […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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FDA Bans the Sales of Bulk Concentrated Caffeine Products

Powdered caffeine has caused caffeine overdose in the past – leading to the loss of precious lives. The FDA has banned the sales of bulk caffeine products in powdered and liquid form. Four years ago, there was an uproar over the death of a prom king in Ohio. Logan Stiner, who at the time of […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 2 Months ago
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Can Apple’s commitment to Renewal make an impact?

Apple continues to show its dedication towards sustaining the environment. Apple and Google have both purchased RECs such that they are 100 percent running on clean energy. With all the commotion about climate change and the role we have assumed in the contribution of it, it is no wonder that large multinational corporations are taking […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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What New Features is Snapchat bringing to us now?

Snapchat introduces new group video call feature. It allows up to 16 people to participate in one call. Users have been introduced to various kinds of social media platforms in this day and age. This, in turn, leads to a fierce competition in the market behind the production of these applications. From Facebook to Instagram, […]
  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Months ago
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How is Facebook affecting your well-being?

The use of Facebook contributes to the levels of stress hormone cortisone. The study required participants to not use Facebook for five days. The Journal of Social Psychology has just published the findings of a research regarding the use of social media. It was done by the University of Queensland in Australia. They have proven the […]
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