Monday, Mar 01, 2021
Focus on the big picture
Why Content Moderation Costs Social Media Companies Billions
CNBC, 28 Feb 2021
After the riots at the Capitol on January 6, debate is swirling over how platforms moderate content and what is protected as free speech.
How The Global Computer Chip Shortage Happened
CNBC, 27 Feb 2021
It’s not an overstatement to say that semiconductors power the modern world. They’re not only a key component of nearly every electronic device we buy and use — they also power the factories that make the electronic devices we buy and use.
Apple Car: Here's What We Know So Far
CNBC, 26 Feb 2021
Apple is one of the most valuable companies in the world, and it could become massively more valuable if it can make a splash in cars.
What’s Wrong With The Unemployment Rate?
CNBC, 25 Feb 2021
Economists and traders were shocked after the unemployment rate unexpectedly dropped in May 2020 after shooting up in March and April due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Why Is Short Selling Legal?
CNBC, 24 Feb 2021
When a stock rises, all of its investors turn a profit, right? That’s not the case for short-sellers, who look for profit by betting against the success of a company or the market.
The Rise Of 7-Eleven
CNBC, 21 Feb 2021
7-Eleven, home of the 64-ounce Double Gulp and the Pina Colada Slurpee, has helped revolutionize the way we shop at convenience stores.
The Future Of The Aircraft Carrier
CNBC, 20 Feb 2021
Expensive, massive and lethal, the aircraft carrier has been the cornerstone of American security for close to a century, but with advances in missile design, will it remain on top? Aircraft carriers are expensive.
Why The 911 System Is Broken
CNBC, 19 Feb 2021
More than 80% of calls to 911 come from a cellphone and often from a high-rise. But in cases when callers can't communicate their location, the over 5,000 locally run 911 centers, or public safety answering points (PSAP) aren’t easily ab...
How Lamborghini Learned To Love The SUV
CNBC, 18 Feb 2021
Lamborghini is one of the most admired and desired names in the automotive world.
Can Restoration Hardware Become A Global Luxury Brand?
CNBC, 14 Feb 2021
COVID-19 has dealt a harsh blow to countless retailers, many of which were already struggling.
How Roblox Became A $30 Billion Company
CNBC, 13 Feb 2021
More than half of the children in the United States play video games on Roblox. In fact, the massively popular gaming platform has grown so much during the coronavirus pandemic, the company’s valuation has skyrocketed from $4 billion in ...
Why Caterpillar’s Stock Is Soaring
CNBC, 12 Feb 2021
With a history that dates back more than 100 years, Caterpillar went from a small tractor company with a single product to an international brand that stocks job sites worldwide with massive and distinctively mustard-colored equipment.
Is The IPO Market Broken?
CNBC, 11 Feb 2021
2020 was a record year in the IPO market as companies sought to capitalize on a red hot market and the euphoria of young retail investors.
Why Products Sold On Instagram, TikTok May Not Be What They Seem
CNBC, 10 Feb 2021
Dropshippers are the ultimate middlemen. The trendy e-commerce model is what's behind the ads for products all over Facebook, Instagram, TikTok and YouTube.
Why Work From Home Is Good For Williams-Sonoma
CNBC, 08 Feb 2021
In the midst of the pandemic, Williams-Sonoma has stood out as a company, its stock price reaching a new all-time high in January 2021, despite many businesses declining.
Tesla's Founders On Elon Musk And The Early Days
CNBC, 07 Feb 2021
Elon Musk is the most famous CEO of Tesla, but he's not the company's founder. Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning founded the company in 2003 and were the original executives.
What Went Wrong With The U.S. Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout?
CNBC, 06 Feb 2021
The U.S. coronavirus rollout has been anything but smooth. States are reporting limited supply of vaccines, leading them to delay appointments and close clinics to the public.
Can Factory-Built Homes Help Solve The Housing Crisis?
CNBC, 05 Feb 2021
The affordable housing crisis in the United States continues to be a problem and it’s only getting worse.
Why Black-Owned Businesses Don’t Survive
CNBC, 04 Feb 2021
It can be difficult for any business to succeed, but Black entrepreneurs have historically faced unique challenges.
Can Parler Survive Without Big Tech?
CNBC, 03 Feb 2021
Around the 2020 presidential election, conservatives flocked to social media platform, Parler.