On the Street

How Inequality will affect the future of Capitalism

It’s interesting when the cream rises to the top of an economic society it is questioned, and rightly so in a republic, for its virtues. It is easy to look in the rearview mirror and point fingers at the billionaires who changed the way the bourgeoisie lives. Liz Warren (friends call her Liz) believes that you only need a modicum ...

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Auto Industry Mega Mergers – Saving Grace or Short Term Fix?

Like Band-Aids on a skinned knee or a finger in the dyke, large scale mergers between automobile manufacturers is the latest methodology in the path toward salvation. It’s really only a matter of time until the perfect storm of confluences sinks car makers. This isn’t something the economy looks forward to by the way. A robust auto manufacturing sector is ...

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Saudi Arabia’s Aramco – The Largest IPO in History

Remember when Apple eclipsed the $1 trillion market cap mark and it made headlines across the financial media? Yeah, it was a big deal and Microsoft eclipsed the trillion market cap back in April. Now the investment banking world is gearing up for an Initial Public Offering that is being priced between $1.5 trillion and $2 trillion. Saudi Aramco, the ...

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Your Private Data being SOLD! Here is what is being done about it.

The ubiquitous topic of private data is one I would imagine we will never fully know or understand. Artificial intelligence manipulating our data in exponential ways that surely could never be traced to one particular input from your keystrokes or mouse. Besides, what can one person do to stop big tech and its insatiable desire for information? In steps one ...

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Collegiate Athletes are One-Step Closer to getting a paycheck

If you haven’t heard, college students who participate in athletics are on the cusp of being allowed to receive compensation for the use of their name, likeness, jersey, etc. In a press release on Monday, the NFL Players Association announced that it will collaborate with the National College Players Association to explore how college athletes could receive compensation for their ...

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2019’s Extreme IPOs

Heading into 2019, investors were excited about a number of potential IPOs. The debuts of ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft were among the most touted along with names like Beyond Meat, Slack, and Peloton. Some speculated that Airbnb would launch its IPO in 2019, but it looks like that will take place in 2020 now. There is also the curious ...

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Will your Insurance Company be around for the Next Disaster?

Hurricane Dorian was one of the most unbelievably tragic natural disasters of all time, causing loss of life and financial damage in the billions of dollars. Warren Buffett became one of the richest men in the world utilizing premiums received by his Berkshire Hathaway Insurance company. One has to ask the question if such premiums today will cover the catastrophic ...

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