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The Real Impact of the Government Shutdown

Written by John Peterson
Posted January 25, 2019

As of today, January 25th, we’re now entering the 35th day of the shutdown, and it’s taking its toll. It’s not just D.C.-area employees that are being affected. An estimated 800,000 federal workers have essentially gone a month without pay.

Tilray Grows its Cannabis Cultivation

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 23, 2019

Cannabis continues to be one of the biggest market trends this year. And Tilray (NASDAQ: TLRY), which went public in June of last year, is continuing its upward trajectory into 2019.

Amazon Tribe Splits

Written by John Peterson
Posted January 18, 2019

Imagine if you had invested in a stock for pennies and then sold for $68.5 billion 25 years later. That would be the stock pick of a lifetime. But let’s say that investment was a little less business and a little more personal. Well, that's exactly the sort of capital at stake for MacKenzie Bezos in her upcoming divorce from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

The Demand for the Self-Driving Car Is Still High

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 16, 2019

We're all patiently waiting for the green light on self-driving vehicles. Obviously, the technology involved is still being perfected. But there are some under-the-radar companies that we should keep an eye on...

A Fight Against Amazon

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted January 9, 2019

Amazon recently passed Microsoft to become the most valuable company in the world. To combat this, Microsoft will be partnering with one of the largest grocery store chains in America: Kroger...

Beware Venmo's New Hidden Fees

Written by John Peterson
Posted January 4, 2019

Money-sending apps like Venmo have revolutionized how we pay each other. But there are some fine print fees lurking in these apps that you might not be aware of. Read on to learn how to avoid getting burned...

Kroger Is Changing the Way We Grocery Shop

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 19, 2018

The way we grocery shop is changing. What once seemed like an industry that couldn't be affected by change and technology is drastically becoming a brand-new and more efficient industry...

Google Goes to Congress

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 12, 2018

By now, we all know that Google, and other tech companies, collects personal information from its users. But to what extent and for what does Google use that data? And what will the government do to protect us?

Are You Ready For A Broker With A Heartbeat?

Written by John Peterson
Posted December 10, 2018

E-Trade or live broker? The decision isn't as easy as you might think.

Roku Shows That Profits Really Do Matter

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted December 7, 2018

A lukewarm quarterly report in an otherwise strong first year as a public company has left investors skeptical about Roku. But this downside may be a bargain for those who've identified its long-term potential.

Will You Be Safe?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 27, 2018

It's that time again: the holiday season. And with this wonderful time of the year comes the heightened risk of data breaches. Is your information safe?

Is There Growth on the Horizon for Verizon?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 21, 2018

Verizon could soon start gaining more strength because of its 5G tech. And it could start increasing its focus on the tech to ensure its 5G network is better than its competitors'. Verizon is on its way up…

Amazon Finally Chooses Its Newest Headquarters

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 14, 2018

Amazon is growing at a fast rate. And having these two new locations will only help in expanding the company throughout the nation...

Could a Vote Help Your Retirement?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted November 7, 2018

Americans went out to vote yesterday. But some of us feel our "vote doesn't matter." Well, your vote not only matters, but it could also greatly affect your future...

This Will Replace the Mighty Humvee

Written by John Peterson
Posted November 2, 2018

This new vehicle will replace the Humvee in the U.S. military...