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We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

We the People: The First Steps to Take Back Venezuela

Over the past two decades, the situation in Venezuela has inched closer and closer to a breaking point. The rule of leftist President Nicolas Maduro has devolved into a dictatorship, as opposition from his citizens has been met with stiff government crackdowns and imprisoning those […]

America’s New Cash Crops

America’s New Cash Crops

‘Cash crop’ is an interesting term. When you hear the term cash crop, it invokes memories of your high school American history class, where it would be applied by and large to the cultivation of tobacco in the United States. But as time goes on […]

Tackling Class Action Lawsuits

Tackling Class Action Lawsuits

Who’s benefiting from America’s notorious culture of lawsuits?

Risk and Reward: The Role of Rating Agencies

Risk and Reward: The Role of Rating Agencies

In 2011, the United States credit rating was downgraded from AAA to AA+ by Standard & Poor’s. The large reaction by politicians, news anchors, and many others brought into question what those letters and symbols really meant. While no one could really explain the tangible […]

Panic! at the Stock Market

Panic! at the Stock Market

Over the past few months, the stock market has been reaching record highs never seen before, setting milestones on what feels like a daily basis. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surpassed the monumental mark of 25,000 in early January, and the Nasdaq Composite topped off […]

A Landfill, a home for garbage and so much more.

A Landfill, a home for garbage and so much more.

When you think of a landfill, usually a happy thought doesn’t come to mind. Most people avoid the topic of garbage. It’s unsightly, it smells, it’s overall it’s really gross. We put it into our trash cans and it’s sent away. But, there is a […]

Why Millennial’s Aren’t Using their Father’s Brokerage

Why Millennial’s Aren’t Using their Father’s Brokerage

Millennials are doing everything differently. Whether it’s method of transportation, social media, or even the consumption of avocado toast, the behaviors and taste of young people have been markedly different than those of the previous generation. Across all facets of life, most things have been […]

Free Speech: A True Blessing and a Terrible Curse

Free Speech: A True Blessing and a Terrible Curse

The first amendment is one of the greatest achievements of the Founding Fathers, and yet it has caused an incredible amount of controversy since its creation. The First Amendment specifically states the following: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting […]

Turning Tides of the Underwriting Industry

Turning Tides of the Underwriting Industry

To ring the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange is a symbol of tremendous accomplishment to those in the business sphere. On the day of a company’s initial public offering (IPO), the NYSE traditionally invites representatives of that company to ring the bell […]

The Bearer of Bad Tariffs

The Bearer of Bad Tariffs

On January 22, 2018 President Trump imposed a set of tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels. President Trump levied the tariff in the hopes of protecting foreign-owned America-based companies like Suniva and SolarWorld, both of which are in some financial trouble. The tariff […]