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Big Oil: What Investors Should Look Out For

The oil industry has been one of the most volatile and hotly-debated global economic sectors of the last few years. It seemed to begin in the summer of 2014 when OPEC nations decided to launch a battle to maintain their market share against foreign oil producers, such as U.S. shale oil. Prices dropped precipitously, while OPEC … Read More

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Are We There Yet? What A Market Top Could Mean For Investors

The second longest bull run in history has continued to march forward this year with almost no indications of trouble. Even the single largest single-day drop of the year had little lasting effect, with the markets bouncing right back to positive territory the next day. The seemingly endless bull market has some investors nervous about … Read More

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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of the Job Market

As much progress as technology can enable, there’s often a social downside that might not be so evident at first. The dawn of the industrial age brought automation to the workforce and allowed businesses and the economy to grow to sizes no one ever imagined possible. But the efficiency came with a radical shift in … Read More

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Will United’s Passenger Debacle Be a Boon for Other Airlines?

If you’ve been on social media or watched the news at any point in the past couple of weeks, you’re probably already aware of the United passenger scandal. Regardless of where you stand on the issue – support of the passenger, or support of the airline – the real world implications are more far-reaching than … Read More

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IoT and the New Need for Cyber Security

Technology is a fast paced industry that’s constantly redefining the way we do business and live our day-to-day lives. In the same way the personal computer changed the world, IoT (Internet of Things) promises to be just as disruptive. IoT is technology that’s able to interact with other technology, like smart grids that can predict … Read More

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Should We Start Investing In Oil Again?

Oil has been a sore spot for investors over the past couple of years. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) decided to maximize oil production regardless of global demand, driving prices down in an attempt to bankrupt foreign competitors, like U.S. shale oil, and keep control over the oil market. In the summer of … Read More

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Trump and Asia: What a One-China Policy Could Mean for Domestic Investment

It’s no secret that one of the primary focal points of the new Trump administration is going to be China. His ideals regarding the One-China Policy are just one of the many controversial plans he has regarding U.S. foreign policy. His recent telephone call with the Taiwanese leader was the first contact a U.S. President … Read More

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Trading Like John Bogle

There’s one simple rule if you want to be a successful investor – buy low and sell high. It sounds simple enough, but it’s a lot harder to implement in practice. Fund managers constantly compete with the market in attempt to generate higher returns than the benchmark on which they are based – usually the … Read More

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The Booming Business of Robots

The United States is slowing drawing down the number of troops in Afghanistan. However, the nation is also investing heavily in new technology to change the battlefield. Companies such as iRobot are creating robots with artificial intelligence that could replace human soldiers in the future. Artificial intelligence, also known as A.I., is advancing in incredible … Read More

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