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Are Americans Working Too Much?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted October 16, 2019

Last year, Americans worked around 1,786 hours on average, which is over 200 hours more than those in the U.K. and France. Americans are overworked, mentally and physically drained, and still having a hard time making ends meet. Could a four-day work week be the best solution?

Is This The Death of Fast Fashion?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted October 9, 2019

One of the leaders of fast fashion, Forever 21 filed for bankruptcy last month. Are we seeing the end of fast fashion because of the recent “woke” generations or are we just experiencing the need for a new business model for fast fashion companies?

Could Airbnb Go Public in 2020?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted October 2, 2019

The home-share tech company, Airbnb, is making plans for its 2020 public debut. It won’t go the traditional route… find out more details here.

U.S. Ban on E-cigarettes and Vaping

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted September 25, 2019

Vaping and e-cigarettes have become a big problem for the U.S. The Trump administration has banned flavored e-cigarettes and nicotine pods because of recent deaths linked to vaping.

Cloudflare Impresses Wall Street

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted September 18, 2019

The cloud-based web security company, Cloudflare (NYSE: NET), went public last Friday. Here are some reasons why Wall Street was impressed...

Apple Reveals Its Newest iPhones

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted September 11, 2019

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has unveiled new iPhone models at its iPhone launch on Tuesday, September 10.

Johnson & Johnson Ordered to Pay $572 million in Opioid Trial

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 28, 2019

The fight for justice in the opioid crisis has begun. On Monday, an Oklahoma judge ruled that Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) will pay $572 million for playing a part in the state’s opioid crisis.

JUUL Raises $325 Million

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 21, 2019

E-cigarette giant, JUUL Labs has raised $325 million, but this comes at a time when stricter regulations are being put in place for e-cigarette products and accessories. Is the company’s plan to expand its market abroad a realistic response to regulations happening at home?

Apple Soars on Tariff Delays

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 14, 2019

It’s been a hectic few months between the U.S. and China over trade negotiations. A recent delay on tariffs on certain items has companies hopeful and could buy trade negotiators more time.

Self-Driving Trucks Are Ready to Do Business

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 7, 2019

Silicon Valley natives Don Burnette and Paz Eshel's Kodiak Robotics announced that Dallas, Texas, will be where the startup will open up business and oversee its first commercial route for self-driving trucks.

Uber Plans to Lay off 400 Employees

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 31, 2019

Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) announced that it has plans to lay off close to one-third of its 1,200-person marketing department. This comes only a few months after the company had its IPO.

How Safe Is Your Personal Information?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 24, 2019

The need for cybersecurity is at an all-time high. Back in 2017, Equifax (NYSE: EFX) experienced one of the largest data breaches in history. And on Monday the company reached a settlement to compensate consumers who were affected by the breach.

Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Discover New Drugs

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 17, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been touted as being the next biggest technology. It's been playing a huge role in helping discover more effective drugs.

U.S. Consumer Debt Increases Nearly $4.1 Trillion

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 10, 2019

On Monday, the Federal Reserve reported that consumer credit increased 5% to $4.1 trillion in May.  Is this good or bad news?

Could Paris Be the First City With Flying Taxis?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 26, 2019

Paris is planning for flying taxis by 2024. In five short years, the country wants to incorporate flying taxis into its public transportation. How likely could this become reality?