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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...

Patagonia’s Sustainable Business Mentality

By Lydia Paglierani “There is no business on a dead planet,” says prominent environmentalist, David Brower in 1986. The outdoor clothing and gear company, Patagonia, has an edge that allows them to be a leader...

Update on Equifax Hearings

Recently, former Equifax Chief Executive Officer Richard Smith was bombarded by questions from the Senate Banking committee during one of three hearings on the Equifax fiasco. Both sides of the political spectrum were upset...

Trump Ends Clean Power

Recently, the Trump Administration announced that it would do away with the Obama-era clean power plan. The plan's objective was to ultimately reduce greenhouse gases that American factories especially coal factories produced. Trump’s Environmental...

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