How a Potential Rise in Oil May Affect Profits

Marco Dunand, CEO of Mercuria Energy Group, stated recently that we could see a possible rise in oil prices due to high demand. This demand comes from economies around the world reopening, while starting to recover from Covid-19 as well as a continual decrease in supply. Marco stated that while ...

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When you ‘Ask app not to track,’ some iPhone apps keep snooping anyway

By Saraya Roberts This post is about an article written by Geoffrey Fowler and Tatum Hunter on September 23rd, 2021, for The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/09/23/iphone-tracking/ Have you ever gotten a message asking you for your permission to share your data and information with an app on your phone? According to ...

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Instagram and Teen Mental Health: a Crisis Ignored.

Instagram causing depression? Anxiety? Eating disorders? Well, “people use Instagram because it’s a competition. That’s the fun part,” says a former Instagram executive.[TW // this article discusses mental health, suicide, and eating disorders.] This week’s course material involves managing advances in technology and subsequent business responsibility. In line with our ...

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Future of Central Bank Digital Currency

Clare LaPine Wibiralske October 5, 2021 https://www.reuters.com/business/finance/new-money-central-banks-lay-out-operating-manual-digital-cash-2021-09-30/ Last week Reuters News reported that several central banks across the globe are researching plans to open central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) to compete with existing digital currencies like bitcoin. With the rise of digital payment methods, many policymakers worry that the commercial ...

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How JetBlue is Becoming More Sustainable

JetBlue recently announced that they will be purchasing $1 billion worth of sustainable aviation fuel from a company called SG Preston. This announcement comes about a week after United Airlines announced that they will be purchasing $1.5 billion worth. The fuel itself is made of cooking oil, animal fats, and ...

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Tesla Robot

Nicole Filipe 10/1/2021 https://theconversation.com/elon-musks-tesla-bot-raises-serious-concerns-but-probably-not-the-ones-you-think-166714 Orphan Risks: Elon Musk’s Tesla Bot Raises Serious Concerns – But Probably Not the Ones You Think Elon Musk unveiled a humanoid robot that will assist with those tedious, time-consuming jobs that people despise. Elon Musk announced this a little under a month ago in a ...

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Bitcoin is Now Legal Tender in This Country

El Salvador President Nayib Bukele El Salvador became the first country to accept bitcoin as a legal tender, NPR reported earlier this month. The move will expand access to traditional financial resources for the developing nation. The goal is to spur investment in the country and bolster the flow of ...

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COVID-19 is Spoiling Everyone’s Holiday – Including Nike

Kieran Magnes – September 24th, 2021 Nike Inc, known for their signature slogan “Just Do It,” has shown that despite their commanding share in the global footwear and apparel industries, overseas supply-chain issues have slowed production and led to an underwhelming performance in the summer quarter. Inti Pacheco of the ...

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Standing up to Billionaires – The Super League

April 25th, 2021 https://theathletic.com/2533568/2021/04/24/special-report-the-rise-and-fall-of-the-universally-despised-super-league/ By Max Lempert Last week the world witnessed an event that rarely occurs. Billionaire owners of the worlds biggest football (soccer) teams attempted to form a new league and were swiftly denied, by everyone. The new league would generate incredible profits for the worlds biggest teams. ...

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Where did the service industry go?

By Max Lempert The food service industry has greatly suffered due to the effects of COVID-19. Restaurants have not been at capacity in most major cities, people are afraid to dine out and inside the lost revenue is incalculable. Yet, currently that is not the issue many restaurant owners are ...

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Tourism and Sustainability After Covid-19

Jenna Stetter April 22, 2021 Where you like to travel to whether it be within the U.S. or internationally? Now I have another question. Have you ever thought about sustainability while you have been planning your trip? In a Washington Post article, Bailey Berg explores the new correlation between the ...

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