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Five Reasons CVS is Bidding for Aetna

$66 billion. That’s more than the GDP of entire nations such as Luxembourg or Panama, and the price of the proposed bid for Aetna by CVS. This year has offered no prudence in outrageous...

Rhode Island’s 2018 Business Plan Competition

Whether the Gateway course ‘Global Foundations of Business’ was last year, three years, or even just yesterday for some, Rhode Island hosts an event where the skills Bryant students gain and develop from this...

Trump’s Net Worth Tumbles

By Aaron Bonsu According to Forbes, President Donald Trump’s net worth declined to $3.1 billion this year. The president got bumped down ninety-two spots to 248th place in the business magazine’s list of wealthy billionaires....

The Forgotten Sector is Poised for Growth

Industrials have been a forgotten about sector until 2017 with big promises from the current administration in forms of reform, taxation, and regulation. So far this has held true with MMM and Caterpillar. Although...

The Weight of Student Loans on the Economy

What may not shock you is that the US student loan debt has skyrocketed to about $1.3 trillion. What may shock you is that student loan debt is the second highest debt category only...

Controversial Advertisements in Media: Rinse, Racism, Repeat

By Meaghan Angers On October 6th, Dove released a 3-second video clip on their Facebook page of an African American woman taking off her skin tone t-shirt to reveal a white woman. This advertisement sparked...

Utility Companies Down Again

Utility companies cannot seem to catch a break. In an expansionary stage in the business cycle utility companies are generally set aside for higher growth opportunities that we are seeing driving gains especially from...

Microsoft Gives Up the Windows Phone

By Ye Zhu On Oct. 9, 2017, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore announced that building new features and hardware for Windows mobile would not be the focus of their work. The company will only continue to support...

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