Category Archives: Business

Stifel’s Unconventional Stock Picks

Stifel has made several suggestions lately in terms of recommended buys on the stock market. Blue Apron, Snap, and Six Flags have made the cut. Some of these suggestions, particularly Snap and Six Flags, seem counterintuitive, given the current state … Continue reading

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Michael Kors to Acquire Jimmy Choo for $1.2 Billion

Michael Kors is buying high-end shoe designer Jimmy Choo for $1.2 billion in cash. “We are pleased to announce the acquisition of Jimmy Choo, an iconic brand with a rich history as a leading global luxury house,” Michael Kors CEO … Continue reading

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Watch Out Uber; Car2Go Wants a Slice of the Ride Sharing Market

As car ownership continues to decline among Millennials, it’s creating a booming market for companies in the ride sharing business. That’s because despite not owning a vehicle, young people still need to get around town—it’s just that the way they … Continue reading

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Meet Amancio Ortega: The Fourth Richest Person in the World

Did you know that eight of the ten richest people in the world are from the U.S.? Perhaps that’s why not a lot of Americans know who Amancio Ortega is, despite the fact that he’s the fourth richest person in … Continue reading

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Asian Tech Companies Making a Lucrative Place For Themselves

For every Craigslist, there’s a 58.com. For every Google Wallet, there’s an Airpay. And for every eBay, there’s an Alibaba…or a Garena. Tech companies are booming in Asia, and upstart startup Garena is enjoying a great ride. Backed by Tencent Holdings, … Continue reading

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