Category: Business

Trump supporters wary of deals with Democrats

The Washington Post reports that political observers are waiting to see how President Trump’s base will react to news that he may have reached an amnesty deal with Congressional Democrats. Trump’s promise of a border wall between the U.S. and Mexico was a centerpiece of his campaign. His supporters loved his hardline stance on immigration,

Mueller requests interviews with six Trump aides

Special Prosecutor Robert S. Mueller III has announced his intention to interview six current and former advisers to President Donald Trump. According to the Washington Post, Mueller is interested in talking to adviser Hope Hicks; former chief of staff Reince Priebus; White House counsel Don McGahn; James Burnham, one of McGahn’s deputies; former press secretary

Trump cuts deal with Democrats

President Trump has shocked political experts yet again. The Washington Post reports that Trump made a deal with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on government funding and the debt ceiling. Trump’s announcement has undone months of negotiation on those two issues. It has also deepened the divide

Why Some Entrepreneurs Become Rich

The Trump administration is full of surprises, wrong decisions, and now contradiction. For instance, in a recent Supreme Court Case that involved the right of workers, the Trump administration decided to take a different stand from the one that was taken by the Obama administration. The new administration feels that workers ought to refrain from

Second-Quarter Gross Domestic Product Growth Hits Trump’s 3.0 Percent Figure

Trump’s twitter fingers will get more exercise, thanks to the Commerce Department. The Commerce Department’s second-quarter estimate of gross domestic product growth is 3.0 percent. That’s better than some economists predicted. The consensus was Q2 results would be 2.7 percent, thanks to strong consumer spending. The first-quarter 1.2 percent figure was a disappointment, and the

North Korea Fires A Missile Over Japan And Financial Markets React To The Threat

The president of North Korea is doing what he does best. He is taunting his enemies with missiles once again. News reports claim President Un is not happy about the South Korea and U.S. joint military operations going on now, and he is using his shot a missile tactic to show the allies he means

Amazon’s Mission Is To Change The Way People Shop For Groceries

Whole Foods is America’s answer to health and wellness, according to the yuppies that visit the 460-store chain every week. Whole Foods is not just a grocery store. It is the Grand Dame of free-range chicken, responsibly farmed fish, and organic bananas. The employees are neat college educated folks; the vegetables are fresh, and the

Amazon’s Dynamic Pricing Scares Grocers

Walmart, Costco and Kroger stock dipped on Thursday as Amazon slashed prices at its Whole Foods locations. The move is considered to be typical of the tech industry, where the business model is growth focused. Jeff Bezos used his “high-velocity decision making” to grow Amazon, the company he founded, into the powerhouse it is today.

How Louis Chenevert’s Leadership Established a Legacy at UTC

Born and raised in Montreal, Quebec, Louis Chenevert grew to become one of the most influential businessmen in the world. He holds a bachelor’s degree in production management from HEC Montreal, a business school affiliated with the University of Montreal. He put to practice the knowledge he gained about management to become the icon we