Amazon is as dominant a company as there is. An early online merchant of books turned into a behemoth of online retail that sells anything a customer can imagine. The popularity of Amazon grew so large over time due to the ability for the e-commerce giant to adhere to consumer tastes in terms of […]Read more "Jet.com vs Amazon: Who Will Dominate The Future of E-Commerce in America?"
A first mover advantage in any industry is a huge benefit, but especially in the telecommunications business. This is due to the positive network effect where the more people that use it, the more people are enticed to use it. Telecom companies throughout the world always receive large market shares and fairly little competition due […]Read more "African Telecoms"
Elon Musk (the billionaire, engineer, inventor, investor, overall entrepreneurial genius) became a worldwide figure through the founding of Tesla Motors, his fully electric car company. The irony in that is Nikola Tesla is the exact historical figure in which Musk encapsulates. Both men are and have accomplished unbelievably incredible feats. These individuals come around once every century, […]Read more "Elon Musk: The Tesla of Our Times"
What defines corporate social responsibility? Are corporations supposed to be responsible actors for the local community, society as a whole, stakeholders, shareholders, and/or the environment? The problem with fracking (hydraulic fracturing) practices in Oklahoma is making the definition of corporate social responsibility very blurry. Fracking is simply an advanced technique that allows oil drilling companies […]Read more "Fracking in Oklahoma"
The biggest threat to the everyday lives of Americans is not of a physical terrorist attack, but a digital one. Professional hackers from China and Russia have been infiltrating US company’s networks and obtaining crucial customer information that they collect. This is clearly a huge problem for average Americans. These hackers can get into health care […]Read more "Cyber Security: Should it be policed through the Public or Private Sector?"
The Global Deflation Crisis The most popular and frightening topic in the global financial atmosphere is the dull prospect of long term looming deflation. To the common consumer, deflation is a great occurrence. Prices for non-durable and durable tangible goods as well as intangibles fall making their purchasing power parity greater. This should increase consumption […]Read more "Global Deflation"
Ever since the Great Recession of 2008, the Federal Reserve has been buying bonds at a rapid pace and lowering interest rates to historic levels. As the economy has picked up over the course of the last several years (in terms of GDP growth, job growth, and equities), the Fed has slowed down the purchasing […]Read more "US Interest Rates: Steady As She Goes"