• SpaceX – An Innovator of Future Space Programs
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    The name Elon Musk often reminds people of those Tesla motors that swoosh past their houses without making much noise. In recent years, Elon Musk has emerged as one of America’s most prestigious IT leaders just like Bill Gates and Steve Jobs. The Tesla Motors, known for their powerful electric engine and cutting-edge autopilot systems, […]

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  • How a $1300 Stock Went to $0
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    On Wednesday, April 13, 2016 Peabody Energy filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This means Peabody is going to try and reorganize and start fresh. Investors and shareholders still hold their equity in the company yet there will be a temporary trading freeze. If Peabody can come out of chapter 11 bankruptcy than they will have […]

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  • AmazonFresh: A Fresh New Start for Amazon in 2016?
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    Amazon is making headlines again with yet another potentially game changing subsidiary, this time centered on dominating the online food market. This new subsidiary is called “AmazonFresh”. Its focus is on delivering grocery products directly to consumer’s homes. Delivering food directly to customers isn’t something new- companies such as Peapod and FreshDirect have already been […]

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  • Is Tesla Entering Self-Destruct Mode?
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    Tesla recently announced their final version of the Model 3 sedan and it has people all over the world jumping up and down with tears of joy. It is hard to say the exact pre-order number, but as of April 1st there were about 276,000 orders for the Model 3. That number is expected to […]

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  • Options: Maybe Not An Option For You
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    If you follow markets, you may have heard someone, at some point, talking about making put or call orders on a security. Other than making the inference that puts or calls are a different kind of way of holding a stock, you’d probably be very confused. That inference isn’t completely right, but it does capture […]

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  • The Market May Be In The Dumps, But Gold Jumps
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    Many people know of the common stock trading that happens daily. A person can purchase shares of any public company from Tesla to Ferrari, Amazon to Target, or Apple to Microsoft. I think you get my point. But, did you know that you can purchase gold? This is not like a gold necklace. The gold […]

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  • The Inevitable Pop
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    The financial bubble is a situation in which prices for securities, especially stocks, rise far above their actual value. A bubble usually occurs when investors either anticipate the demand of a stock to be increased, or the stock will become profitable in a very short period of time. Because of the bubble, the price of […]

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  • A Real Bad Day for LinkedIn
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    They have no reason to be happy. What’s that faint sound I hear in after hours trading on February 5th, 2016? Might it be after LinkedIn released their Q4 earnings? It sounds like a bubble popping. Why did LinkedIn lose $11.1 billion in a single trading day? Surely a -44.45% drop in price cannot be […]

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  • Causes and Effects of the Recession
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    “As long as greed is stronger than compassion, there will always be suffering.” – Rusty Eric The year is 2003. The bursting of the dot-com bubble and a post-911 mindset remain detrimental to the global economy. In a desperate attempt to increase market activity, The Federal Reserve lowers interest rates to 1% – and the […]

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