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California Was Already Facing an Insurance Crisis. The Deadliest Wildfires in State History Are Making It Even Worse

November 12, 2018

Via: Fortune

The Camp Fire in Northern California and the Woolsey Fire in suburban Los Angeles continue to burn, with the death toll reaching 31 as weather remains dry throughout the state. More than 6,700 structures have been lost in the raging […]

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Netflix gets double upgrade as analyst urges to buy on the 27% dip

November 5, 2018


One Wall Street brokerage just did an about-face on Netflix, telling clients the the stock’s 27 percent decline from its July high represents an attractive buying opportunity. In a rare move, Buckingham Research raised its rating two notches to buy […]

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The Smartphone Market Is Now Officially in a Recession

November 2, 2018

Via: Fortune

The latest analyst figures for global smartphone shipments show the market for the devices is now in a recession. IDC reported a 6% year-on-year decline in third-quarter shipments, down to 355.2 million units. Strategy Analytics put the total at 360 […]

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Why Global Smartphone Sales Are About To Decline For the First Time Ever

November 1, 2018

Via: Fortune

Buffeted by higher prices and a lack of new buyers, the global smartphone market will contract in 2018 for the first time ever, according to Counterpoint Research. After growing annually by an average of 16% from 2012 through 2017, shipments […]

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Medicaid enrollment didn’t grow in 2018 for the first time in a decade — and it’s thanks to the booming US economy

October 25, 2018

Via: Business Insider

For the first time in a decade, Medicaid enrollment hasn’t grown in 2018. While enrollment into Medicaid, the state and federal program that covers medical care for some low-income Americans, slowed down in 2018, spending continued grew 4.2% compared to […]

Education, Industries, Others

Childcare Costs More Than College Tuition in 28 U.S. States

October 22, 2018

Via: Fortune

The economy is hot, hot, hot, isn’t it? Unemployment is historically low. The stock market is on a (mostly-uninterrupted) winning streak. Corporate earnings are booming. But ya know who’s not feeling that economic vitality? Parents, specifically at the moment every […]

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This Is What the Fastest Growing Emerging Economies Have in Common

October 17, 2018

Via: Fortune

By 2030, emerging markets will account for 62% of total growth in global consumption, the equivalent of $15.5 trillion in spending. But some countries are developing more quickly than others. Anu Madgavkar, a partner at McKinsey Global Institute, the business […]

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Snap shares fall after analysts cut price targets, citing Instagram competition

October 4, 2018


Snap’s user engagement will decline as the messaging app’s customers move to other platforms, according to Evercore ISI. The firm lowered its price target to $7 from $9 for Snap shares, citing the competitive threat from Facebook’s Instagram. The company’s […]

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Ride-Hailing Drivers Have Lost Half Their Income in the Last Five Years, Study Shows

September 25, 2018

Via: Fortune

Ride-hailing drivers are growing in numbers. But along the way, they’re also hurting everyone’s earning potential, according to a new study. Between 2013 and 2018, ride-hailing driver income has fallen from an average of $1,500 a month to $762 a […]

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What are America’s fastest-growing (and shrinking) housing markets?

September 21, 2018


A decade has passed since the U.S. housing market crash and the beginning of the 2008 financial crisis. The typical American home lost about a third of its value during the recession. While the median home price has since surpassed […]