big-tobacco-struggling
In the throes of a vaping panic that has the FDA and the CDC running in frantic circles, tobacco giant Altria has seen its shares tumble almost 20 percent this year, after making a multi-billion-dollar...
china-currency-manipulator
In a rare move, the United States Treasury has officially labeled China as a currency manipulator, a move that could have unforeseen impacts on global markets. The U.S. Treasury Department officially labeled China a currency manipulator...
investments_decade
As we head into 2020 and take a look back at the past decade, many would-be investors will necessarily be suffering from a latent case of FOMO. It’s not the fear of missing out, it’s...
banksy
Rarely shying away from making timely political statements, elusive British artist Banksy has over the holidays revealed his new piece on the imposed divide between Palestinians and Israelis. The artwork, titled “Scar of Bethlehem” portrays baby...
elderly-workforce
The US Bureau of Labor Statistics is predicting a major increase over the next 10 years in the number of age 75-and-older workers in the workforce. The increase, from last year’s 1.8 million workers who are...
junk_food
Americans spend almost $300 billion on junk food per year, and then an estimated $190 billion to fight obesity.   According to the new survey, half of Americans will be obese within the next 10 years, up...
robinhood-trading
When Robinhood first came out with its free stock-trading app, we didn’t really think it would take too long to put pressure on the market to fight back. After all, this wasn’t just a neat...
dumpster_dive
In the 1980s, dumpster diving emerged to the point that it became a bit of an art as a response to rampant consumerism and massive waste. So what happens when you combine this art with...
virgin-galactic
The space race is heating up, with Richard Branson's space tourism business, Virgin Galactic, revealing its plans to go public by the end of 2019. Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is reportedly preparing to...
essential_business
Generally speaking one would have a hard time finding a common thread to pull when it comes to gun sales, pot sales, crafting material sales and video gaming supplies, but the rules are being rewritten...