Head of USA Gymnastics, Kerry Perry, Has Been Fired

Kerry Perry recently left her position as the head of USA gymnastics after she was asked to resign. Perry was hired as the CEO and president of the national gymnastics team, despite her lack of experience with the sport. When she was hired, Perry stated that her main focus was “on creating an environment of […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • September 5, 2018
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Asia and US Markets Rise While US-Mexico Trade Deal Forms

As the United States and Mexico work towards a trade agreement that, in theory, replaces NAFTA, the Asian markets are rising. Both the United States and Asia have been in a bull market since Monday afternoon and the upward trend continued into Tuesday evening. Japan’s Nikkei 225 stayed relatively flat, ending the day at 22,813.47. Japan’s […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 29, 2018
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Trump Accuses Social Media Sites of Discriminating Against The Conservative Voice

Within the past few days, President Donald Trump has sided with the argument that social media silences conservatives. Sources say that Trump’s recent tweets about the issued social media bans sparked from Alex Jones’ 7-day suspension from Twitter. Jones is a conservative podcast host and has been banned from Facebook, Google, and now Twitter, for […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 21, 2018
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Huawei becomes second largest smartphone seller

Huawei is thriving…for now Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei announced this week that it has surpassed Apple as the second largest mover of smartphones. The company reported that in the second quarter of this year, they sold roughly 54 million phones, which represents a 40 percent year-over-year increase according to various research firms. In fact, last […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 2, 2018
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The White House Will No Longer Announce Calls With Foreign Leaders

Earlier this week, two sources told CNN that the White House plans to stop releasing information about Donald Trump’s phone calls with foreign leaders. The report follows Trump’s behind-closed-doors meeting with President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. The White House has been becoming more private and the timeline for the new phone call policy […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • July 27, 2018
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Atos acquires Syntel in IT-merger

Atos expands to US market French IT firm Atos acquired US IT firm Syntel this weekend, a deal worth $3.4 billion. The deal will give Atos exposure to US firms and better equip the company with knowledge about certain aspects of the IT industry. Syntel has expertise in cloud services, social media and mobile analytics, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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Hasbro bounces back from underperformance

Hasbro avoiding turning into a has-been? Ever since Toys “R” Us closed, Hasbro has been struggling to generate sales and keep their profit margins up. However, in Q2 of this year, the toy manufacturer may have turned over a new leaf. Sales were still down by 7 percent last quarter, but they still exceeded expectations […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 23, 2018
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ZTE stock rises

Can ZTE bounce back? China tech-firm ZTE saw its stock rise 25% on Thursday following a government announcement that the US ban will soon be removed. The US Commerce Department first created the ban on the tech firm because of its trade with North Korea and Iran – despite the sanctions the US placed on […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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Tencent’s music arm will try IPO in US

Tencent Music coming to US headphones soon China-based tech firm Tencent announced that it will sell shares of its subsidiary Tencent Music on the US stock exchange. Tencent did not deliver any other information in its announcement, such as timing or how much its initial public offering will be. However, recent reports show that moving […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 11, 2018
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