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Coinbase Just Went Public

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 14, 2021

By the time you are reading this, the largest U.S. cryptocurrency exchange, Coinbase, should be a publicly-traded company. Its market debut has been anticipated for Wednesday, March 14 on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol “COIN.”

Is Apple Setting the Stage for AR?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted April 7, 2021

Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Tim Cook has given consumers a glimpse into what might be in the future for his company and its products. Apple has always been rumored to have an interest in augmented reality (AR).

Another SpaceX Starship Prototype Blows Up

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted March 31, 2021

On Tuesday, SpaceX’s SN11 Starship prototype exploded about six minutes into its high-altitude journey, sending debris raining down in the area.

How Are You Spending Your Stimulus?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted March 24, 2021

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) says more stimulus payments are expected to hit bank accounts by Wednesday, March 24. There were more than 90 million stimulus payments in the first batch that was sent out. How are you spending yours?

Biden Administration Eyes Tax Hikes

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted March 17, 2021

The Biden administration has reportedly been eyeing several tax hikes to pay for a significant new infrastructure bill and help minimize the United States’ ballooning deficit.

Top Gaming Stocks

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted March 3, 2021

The coronavirus pandemic has brought out the gamer in a lot of people. It’s been about a year since most of the U.S. had to dramatically adjust their lifestyles because of the emergence of the COVID-19 virus. People were finding themselves stuck inside with nothing to do, and some turned to video games. Here are two gaming stocks you should know about...

The Rise of Mental Health Startups

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted February 24, 2021

If there’s one good thing that has come out from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is that mental health treatment has become a lot easier to obtain because of several mental health startups that have been tackling the complexities and stigma that surrounds mental health.

Could This Be Bitcoin's BIG Year?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted February 17, 2021

The stock market isn’t the only thing that’s been surging to record highs. Bitcoin has been surging to new highs for a few weeks now. On Tuesday, for the first time ever, Bitcoin broke above $50,000.

Uber Bets Big on Alcohol Deliveries

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted February 3, 2021

Uber (NYSE: UBER) announced that it will be acquiring Drizly, the delivery startup that specializes in alcohol deliveries, for the hefty price tag of $1.1 billion in stock and cash. This comes after its July 2020 acquisition of its smaller food delivery competitor, Postmates. It appears that Uber might be focusing on the long-term health of its business.

Roku Aims to Soar in Streaming

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 27, 2021

Roku (NASDAQ: ROKU) started the new year with a new deal. Earlier this month, the company bought the exclusive global distribution rights to the portfolio of Quibi.

Joe Biden Becomes the 46th U.S. President

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 20, 2021

On January 20, Joseph R. Biden will be sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America. Earlier this week, confirmation hearings began for Biden’s cabinet picks. One of those picks was Janet Yellen — Biden’s Treasury Secretary nominee.

Can Zoom Do It Again?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 13, 2021

Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM) surged 400% last year because of the coronavirus pandemic and the worldwide lockdowns, but does it offer enough to keep that momentum going into 2021 and beyond?

AI is Paving Its Way...

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 6, 2021

Artificial intelligence (AI) for years has been labeled as being the “next biggest technology.” Well, this technology just might lead the way for discovering more effective drug treatments.

FireEye Got Hacked

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 16, 2020

Last week, news broke that security software company FireEye (NASDAQ: FEYE) had been hacked. This could be seen as a slightly embarrassing incident for the company since it’s main mission is to secure others from threats and hackers — definitely not the best publicity.

A Massive Week for IPOs

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 9, 2020

This week will be a big win for the IPO market. Over a dozen IPOs are expected to happen this week. One of those IPOs will come from food delivery company DoorDash.