walmart
Walmart stores across the U.S. have been in the spotlight over a recent spate of deadly shootings, but elsewhere in the world, the store is seeking government protection.  Walmart in Chile has requested the government provide...
stock_market
As first-quarter earnings reports start trickling in, market sentiment is largely looking to what happens in Q2 because that’s where the real pain takes hold.  So far, there have been plenty of surprises, as tech equities...
bulls-stock-market
The U.S. stock market went through a pretty brutal period in May, correcting nearly 10 percent and looking in danger of suffering a fatal crash that would ultimately end the longest bull run in history. Yet,...
Opportunity in America
At a time when Americans collectively hold $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, there is no better way for a billionaire to get on the country’s philanthropy radar than to offer--as Robert F. Smith has--to...
hacktivist
One of the world’s most influential hackers is offering up to US$100,000 in cryptocurrency to hackers who break into oil firms and banks to leak information of public interest. According to a new manifesto, “Hacktivist Bug...
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...
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...
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...
poverty
“When the laws undertake… to make the rich richer and the potent more powerful, the humble members of society… have a right to complain of the injustice to their Government,” former U.S. president Andrew Jackson...
gold_silver
All good ideas arrive by chance- Max Ernst For what seems like an eternity for the bulls, the gold market has suffered from a strange cognitive dissonance, stubbornly refusing to react to the signs of the...