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Economic Growth Despite Rising Oil Prices

By: Luke Calabrese We all know the pain in our pockets that comes with filling up our car when gasoline prices are on the rise.  The price per barrel of oil in the United States has risen 40% (up to around $71) in...

Trump’s $1.5 Trillion Tax Plan Defined

January 20th of this year marked the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration into office as President of the United States. Since being sworn into office, the US economy has seen changes in its...

Does the New Fed Chair Mean Higher Rates?

During its scheduled December meeting, the Federal Reserve is likely to raise the interest rates stated President Trump’s nominee for Fed chairman Jerome Powell. Likewise, during his Senate confirmation hearing Powell informed the Senate...

Gun Sales Soar After Las Vegas Tragedy

By Caroline Lovering On October 1, 2017, Stephan Paddock opened fire on a crowded country music festival of 22,000 people. And in only 11 minutes Paddock had killed 58 and leftover 500 injured, in what...

The Benefits of a Bryant Business Degree

By Emma Laudano Bryant University was incorporated in 1863, originally located in Providence Rhode Island. Since moving to the Smithfield campus, Bryant has made significant improvements regarding its reputation. According to U.S. World News and...

Ford Motors Buys Electric Scooter Company in Hopes of Building Mobility Portfolio

By Marie Fearnley According to USA Today, traditional automakers have been increasing their investments in alternative modes of transportation. Last week, Ford Motor Company announced to the public that it would be purchasing an electric-scooter startup, Spin, for...

The Market 30 Years After Black Monday

By Kyle Cornell October 19, 1987 marked the largest one-day drop, 23%, in the Dow Jones Industrial Average’s history. To this day, it still marks the largest sell off, and is commonly referred to as...

WSJ Hurt By End of “First Click Free”

By Michael DiNapoli The popular search engine Google is making a big change that will affect the majority of its users. Most Google users search for news without giving it a second thought, viewing content...

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