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The Fiduciary Rule is Necessary to Protect Consumers from Advisor Conflicts of Interest
Business Ethics / Economics / Finance

The Fiduciary Rule is Necessary to Protect Consumers from Advisor Conflicts of Interest

On February 3rd of this year, President Trump ordered the Department of Labor to delay and review the Fiduciary Rule. The regulation, enacted by President Obama last year, was set to go into effect on April 10, 2017, but now faces delay for six months. This delay is being widely interpreted as an attempt by … Continue reading

NBA Expanding Further into Advertisements on Players’ Jerseys
Advertising / Entertainment / marketing

NBA Expanding Further into Advertisements on Players’ Jerseys

On February 8, the Brooklyn Nets became the fourth NBA team to agree to display advertisements on their jerseys during games. Infor, the software company purchasing the advertisement, agreed to an $8 million dollar annual deal in exchange for a 2.5 inch by 2.5 inch Infor patch to be displayed on the left shoulder of … Continue reading

Potato-tisement Shakes Up the Idea of a Super Bowl Ad
Advertising / Entertainment / Marketing

Potato-tisement Shakes Up the Idea of a Super Bowl Ad

Confused? So was everybody else. During this year’s Super Bowl, the Falcons’ loss of a 25-point lead wasn’t the only surprise. While many ads made a splash, this particular one really had people talking. So the company wasn’t even listed in the ad. And the confusion of the public flooded social media until Cards Against … Continue reading

Is Warren Buffett Predicting the Fall of Retail?
Finance

Is Warren Buffett Predicting the Fall of Retail?

On Tuesday, Berkshire Hathaway revealed its latest stock holdings, announcing to the public which shares it increased or decreased during its fourth quarter. The biggest findings from its report was that it increased its shares in airline stocks, specifically American Airlines, United, and Delta, and decreased its shares in Walmart and Verizon. I want to … Continue reading

What Will the Nintendo Switch’s Impact be on the Company’s Financials and Overall Direction?
Marketing / Organizational Strategy / Product Development / Technology

What Will the Nintendo Switch’s Impact be on the Company’s Financials and Overall Direction?

On January 12th, Nintendo unveiled the release details of its new gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. After the unveiling, its stock price fell 5.75% on the Tokyo trading market.  Most analysts don’t believe it differentiates itself enough from its main competitors, Microsoft and Sony. Its just another example of Nintendo’s troubling performance that has followed … Continue reading