Another Royal Wedding may Boost the UK’s Economy

Another royal wedding is on its way! If you have not heard by now, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement on November 27, 2017. [1] Reports have stated that the happy couple will wed spring of 2018. The last British royal wedding was in 2011 when Prince William married Kate Middleton. Six years ...

How Tech Could Impact the Local Housing Market

If one ever had to offer a summation of what makes a market thrive, many of those respondents would probably have their own individual ideas, but they will all probably revolve around the same concept: lots and lots of growth. Over the course of modern history, the growth of industry and the flourishing of bigger ...

Blade Runner 2049: Cinematic Marvel, Box Office Fiasco

To call Blade Runner 2049 a disaster would be far from the truth. For thirty-five years, creating a sequel to Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner was considered (by most) a bad idea. The original 1982 Blade Runner is a cult-classic about a cop called a ‘blade runner’, played by Harrison Ford, who has to hunt down ...

A Nation of Drone Regulation?

Over the course of American history, there have been a countless number of shifts in the role of regulatory bodies and how they function. The most recent change occurred when there was a power shift on January 20th, 2017 – the date of the 45th Presidential Inauguration. This, of course, marked a shift in power ...

As E-Commerce Grows, Department Stores are Dying Out

As Thanksgiving approaches and people stock up their food pantries for the big meal, retailers are preparing themselves for their biggest day of the year: Black Friday. One company that is looking to make a rebound after a streak of recent losses is Toys-R-Us. In September, the company filed for bankruptcy as their long-term debt ...

Palantir: The Silicon Valley Unicorn No One Knows About

Go to your local Starbucks and ask someone to list the most powerful technology firms today – you’ll probably hear Google, Facebook, Apple, or Amazon. Compared to these firms, Palantir has largely gone unnoticed, yet it may have just as much influence in our daily lives as its peers. Valued at $20 billion in 2015, ...

Fox, We Hardly Knew Ye

There are several principles that always ring true in the world of business, and these principles transcend time, cultures, and trends. One of those key principles is this: things are always changing. No matter how prestigious or ostensibly powerful something may seem, if it can’t keep up with the times, it simply gets lost to ...

Is Bitcoin Useful to Consumers?

  Bitcoin made headlines again on October 31st as the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, the largest futures and options market in the world, announced that it would soon be offering Bitcoin futures, allowing investors to bet on the future price of the currency. This came a month after the digital currency broke the $5,000 per bitcoin ...

Effects of Hurricane Harvey on Company Ethics

Many people know that as the transition between seasons (Summer and Fall) begins to occur, hurricanes become more frequent and even more disastrous. In the peak of hurricane season, a category 5 hurricane drastically affected the gulf-region of America. It has been almost two months since Hurricane Harvey hit the Gulf Coast and large parts ...

Uber Gets Banned in London

It has been a tumultuous last couple of months for the ride hailing company Uber. After facing a lot of heat in the media for their internal affairs in the company, they recently named Dara Khosrowshahi as the new CEO after Travis Kalanick was pressured to resign from the company [1]. Everyone in the business ...

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