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The Starbucks Boycott

Starbucks has recently come under controversy after CEO Howard Schultz sent out a company-wide letter detailing plans to hire 10,000 refugees in countries where the coffee giant operates.  This move, in direct response to Trump’s decision to ban the citizens … Continue reading

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Delta Pilot’s Demands

In what might sound excessive to some, pilots from Delta Air Lines are demanding a 40% pay hike over the next three years, which the union says would bring the pilots’ salaries back to 2004 levels.  Since that high water … Continue reading

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What’s To Become Of Trump?

Regardless of your opinion of him, Donald Trump has certainly been able to earn plenty of publicity.  Yet to many people’s’ surprise, he’s just a stone’s throw away from securing the GOP nomination.  For every outlandish thing he does or … Continue reading

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The Chinese Economic Slowdown in 2015

This year, the Chinese economy has lost some of its luster and aura of perceived invincibility.  The commodities boom went bust, affecting everything from oil fields in Texas to coal mines in Indonesia.  While China had been on everybody’s mind … Continue reading

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Zuma Faces Criticism

  Since South African President Jacob Zuma fired his finance minister Nhalnhla Nene, he’s received criticism in South Africa and beyond.  The currency in South Africa fell close to a record low against the dollar yesterday morning as the markets … Continue reading

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The Decline of Oil

Earlier today, oil fell another 6% to $37.50 a barrel, the lowest level since February of 2009.  Since June 2014, a massive supply glut has wiped out two-thirds of oil’s value.  This latest plunge has taken its toll on the … Continue reading

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Will Twitter Get a New CEO?

Today marks Twitter’s board meeting, where the board will most likely discuss its options for the company’s next CEO.  Although there’s yet to be any guarantee that a decision will be made, there is a sense of urgency in the … Continue reading

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The September Stock Market

Stocks jumped in afternoon trading today as Wall Street has attempted to rebound from yesterday’s sharp sell-off that saw the Dow drop 470 points and fall back into “correction territory”.  Investors were encouraged by positive economic reports that hinted to … Continue reading

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Trump Leading Polls

When Donald Trump first announced his presidential candidacy earlier this year, a lot of people didn’t take it too seriously, and even now many people find it hard to imagine him as the President of the United States.  However, according … Continue reading

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Will Oil Prices Decline More?

A couple of years ago, gas prices were at what seemed like an all-time high; a full tank o f gas typically cost around $60.  But in the past year or so, prices have plummeted as the demand for oil … Continue reading

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