From Uber to Sears: The Business Cycle from the Perspective of an Investor
Business Ethics / Economics / Finance

From Uber to Sears: The Business Cycle from the Perspective of an Investor

Disclaimer: Stock prices are updated as of 10/3/16. The opinions stated in this article do not reflect the opinions of the Pitt Business Review and should not be taken as investment advice by a registered professional. When you wake up every morning and go out into the world, you often don’t think of the companies … Continue reading

Leverage: What is it, Why do we use it, and How have we used it?
Business Ethics / Economics / Finance

Leverage: What is it, Why do we use it, and How have we used it?

Money plays a large role in society. I understand that starting any article with such an obvious statement is extremely generic. However, I feel like that statement isn’t said enough, especially considering that nowadays it is a very popular idea to use other people’s money. This is the layman’s term for leverage. Leverage in a … Continue reading

Reduce Oil Production…or Die Trying
Economics / Finance / International Business

Reduce Oil Production…or Die Trying

Alright we probably won’t die trying to reduce oil production. However it’s looking almost impossible to reach a solution in the near future. Markets are reeling from the decline in oil prices, and investors are definitely worried about the condition of the oil industry moving forward. Amid the bearish outlook, companies are laying off workers, … Continue reading