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Amazon vs. Walmart Delivery Battle

Amazon Amazon reported that it has made more than ten million products available for one-day delivery with subscription to Amazon Prime. The products available range from best-selling items like beauty products and beach towels to necessities like cleaning supplies. Ten million products represent a fraction of the more than 100 million items available for free… Read more »

Trade Worries effect on Emerging Markets

Investors are beginning to run away from emerging markets due to the growing panic of the ongoing trade conflicts. Emerging markets fell more than 10% in May from its April highs (with investors pulling almost $4 billion from ETFs focusing on emerging markets), and currencies followed the decline. Why is this occurring? Well, investors are… Read more »

Senate Tax Reform Proposal

Key takeaways on Senate Plan ·         The Senate Finance Committee released a detailed summary of its tax reform proposal, following the release a week earlier of the House proposal.  Although there are many similarities between the two proposals, there are also significant differences, which likely means there will be a complex legislative process ahead. ·        … Read more »

Disney’s Purchase of Fox Assets Seem to be at a Standstill

Recently, there has been talks of Walt Disney Co. purchasing a number of assets from 21st Century Fox Inc. Reports are saying the acquisition talks have been on and off the past two weeks, with the two companies no longer speaking at the moment. The Sports Business Journal shed light on the fact that for… Read more »

House Releases Tax Reform Legislation; Senate Bill Expected Next Week

House Releases Tax Reform Legislation; Senate Bill Expected Next Week     One day after initially proposed, Republicans in the House Ways and Means Committee unveiled a sweeping overhaul of the Tax Code yesterday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, introduced by Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), is co-sponsored by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and all… Read more »

House Passes Budget Resolution; Tax Bill Introduction Expected Wednesday

The House passed the fiscal year 2018 budget resolution by a 216-to-212 vote Thursday, opening the door for tax reform legislation. However, the narrow margin suggests that passing the tax bill may not be an easy passage for GOP leaders. Sources reported that the twenty Republicans who voted against it were expressing disapproval of the… Read more »

Senate Budget Resolution Paves Way to Tax Reform

Tax Reform On the Horizon as Senate Passes Budget Resolution A major hurdle toward tax reform was accomplished last night when the Senate narrowly passed a $4 trillion dollar budget resolution. The measure passed 51-49, with all 48 Democrats and independents, and the fiscal conservative Republican Rand Paul (R-KY), voting against it. If it is… Read more »

College Basketball Drop’s the Ball

College Basketball Programs Recruiting Once Again Under Spotlight Amidst New Scandal The integrity of  college basketball is under massive scrutiny after the FBI released news on its’ ongoing probe into the sport. The allegations are related to some of college basketball’s most prominent programs, which puts the entire sport under scope. The investigation highlights college… Read more »