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Friday, March 24, 2017

Salesforce Valuation

When it comes to the technology sector, it is always good to be skeptical when looking at valuations of companies and, more importantly, how analysts are justifying their calculations. Looking back, we can think...

Snap’s Opening Performance

By Chuckie Keenan Since its creation in 2011, Snapchat has captivated millennials aged 14 to 35 for its disappearing-messaging service. The app has an average of 158 million active daily users who on average open...

Growing Market for Targeted Advertisements

By Brooke Maker A rising trend in the marketing and advertising industries is the ability to make target ads for people of a certain audience segment. Companies use this as a way to personalize, individualize...

Ivory Coast Hurt with Low Coco Prices

By David John Schmidt A recent announcement shows that the price globally for cocoa has degenerated and is thus creating a crisis in the Ivory Coast. The Ivory Coast is the world’s largest producer for...

The Wells Fargo Scandal Continues

By Shawn Golson Wells Fargo was fined over $185 million by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), the LA City Attorney, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) back in September. Bank employees...

Continued Buzz Around Snap IPO

By Michael Jesi Founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy started the company Snap Inc. in their Stanford University dorm room back in September 2011.  Since then the Snapchat app has become such a huge success...

A Bustling ‘Telecom’ Industry

The telecommunications industry is bustling with activity. Sprint and T-Mobile’s stock prices are making great strides as insiders are predicting consolidation in the near future and a merger that could create a real competitor...

Trump’s Promise of 3.5% GDP Growth

By Lloyd Ellison Can Donald Trump make America’s Real GDP (inflation adjusted) Grow with an average rate of 3.5% a year over the next decade? In my opinion it can not be done. We have...

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