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How Hurricane Fears Are Feeding into Beacon Supply

Hurricane season is just around the corner with the summer of 2018 already under way. After a particularly catastrophic season last year, more people than ever will be watching the ...
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GreenSky Quietly Enters the Market in Its IPO

GreenSky Inc. (NASDAQ: GSKY) entered the market quietly on Thursday in its IPO debut. Shares snuck into the market a little below its original pricing, but since then shares have ...
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How Kroger Is Breaking Into the Meal Kit Market

Home meal kits have grown in popularity over the past few years. Blue Apron Holdings Inc. (NYSE: APRN) was one of the main beneficiaries of this movement and actually came ...
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Women’s Rights Activist Target McDonald’s Shareholders

Shareholders attending the McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) annual meeting Thursday in Chicago are being greeted by letter running as a full-page ad in the Chicago Tribune demanding that the company ...
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If Uber Loses $1 Billion, Can It Be Worth $62 Billion?

Several media outlets were able to get copies of Uber's first-quarter figures. Revenue rose 55% year over year to just over $11 billion for the quarter. Based on adjusted EBITDA, ...
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Workers File Harassment, Retaliation Charges Against McDonald’s

Over the past several days, workers at McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) restaurants have filed 10 charges with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission alleging illegal conduct at McDonald's stores in ...
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New Long Lines at Starbucks and Customer Service

As a business, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) can already have a busy bathroom, as patrons line up to use the facilities. Those lines may get much longer, particularly in high-traffic ...
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Poverty Wages for Uber Drivers

A new study shows that Uber drivers make $9.21 an hour when calculated based on full-time, full-year employment. The figure puts Uber driver compensation below the poverty line for many families. ...
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Another Case for Shuttering Post Offices

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) has 31,600 locations and over 500,000 career employees and 140,000 non-career employees. It also lost $656 million in its fiscal second quarter on revenue of ...
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US Postal Service Lost $1.3 Billion in Fiscal Q2

Citing a continuing decline in first-class mail volume and a rise in package volume, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) reported a loss of $1.3 billion in its fiscal second quarter ...
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How Amazon Is Saving Sears

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) saw its shares make an unprecedented gain after it was announced that the retailer would be collaborating with Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Specifically, these two ...
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How Square Is Breaking Even Further Into the Restaurant Business

Square Inc. (NYSE: SQ) shares saw a handy gain on Tuesday after the firm announced its most recent expansion into full-service restaurants. The firm is expanding its platform as well ...
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Can Match Earnings Survive Facebook’s Impending Expansion?

Match Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MTCH) is scheduled to release its most recent quarterly results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters are $0.23 in earnings ...
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Amazon’s Board: Obscure and Rich

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has become one of the most successful companies in the world, and with a market cap near $776 billion, it is the second most valuable public corporation ...
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What Analysts Are Saying About Zillow After Earnings

Zillow Group Inc. (NYSE: ZG) released its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed on Monday. Although the initial reaction was fairly negative, the stock seems to have evened ...
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