Not long ago, Vroom (NASDAQ:VRM) stock garnered attention in the financial press. Reportedly, Bill Gates’s organization, the Gates Foundation, took a stake in the New York-headquartered digital car-buying platform. However, individual investors must make their own decisions. Besides, based on Vroom’s financials, it looks like the company is having major problems. Celebrity status can enhance the
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Rising energy prices—fueled at least in part by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine—have made life uncomfortable for many Americans. Though prices for crude oil, gasoline, diesel fuel, and heating oil are forecast to drop a bit in 2023, the costs of of natural gas and electricity are expected to rise slightly next year. And all these
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A vasectomy, a surgical sterilization for those with testes, is up to six times cheaper than a tubal ligation, the surgical procedure designed to permanently prevent pregnancy by interrupting the movement of eggs from the ovaries. The reason for the cost difference is simple, says Peter Weiss, M.D., assistant clinical professor of obstetrics and gynecology
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Some investors are comfortable with the idea that unscrupulous means are sometimes necessary for making gains in a portfolio. However, it is possible to profit while using an ethical investment strategy—and you don’t need to join Greenpeace to do so. As more investors demand socially responsible investing (SRI) options, we’ll take a look at SRI
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Key Takeaways Nvidia’s data center revenue came in below analysts’ expectations, with growth decelerating from the previous quarter’s pace. Demand for services offered by data centers has grown rapidly during the pandemic, boosting demand for Nvidia’s chips. Nvidia’s data center segment is its biggest platform, with data center revenue eclipsing gaming revenue. Nvidia Earnings Results
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Fitness equipment company Peloton Interactive, Inc. (PTON) announced, on Aug. 24, 2022, a deal to sell a variety of its products through Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN). Previously, Peloton’s new products and accessories were sold strictly through its own e-commerce site, inside sales channels, and global showrooms. Peloton indicates that this initiative is designed “to innovate and
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When America was attacked by terrorists on September 11, 2001, the entire business community felt the blow. Stock markets immediately nosedived, and almost every sector of the economy was damaged economically. The U.S. economy was already suffering through a moderate recession following the dotcom bubble, and the terrorist attacks added further injury to the struggling
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Consumer confidence is a leading economic indicator and can forecast forward-looking economic performance. With consumer confidence recently hitting its lowest level in 16 months, that’s not a great sign for the stock market. Accordingly, finding high-quality stocks to buy in this environment can seem tricky. Companies in the consumer discretionary, non-essential, or durable goods sectors
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The First Labor Day Having the first Monday in September off from work was significant for American workers in 1894, when Labor Day was declared a national holiday. Working conditions in the country’s factories, railroads, mills, and mines were grim. Employees, including many children, were often required to work 12 hours a day, six days
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