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Rising Interest Rates—What Does Jamie Dimon Say?

Rising Interest Rates
 Rising interest rates are still prevalent as ever. CNBC reached out to JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon for his thoughts on the state of interest rates in the U.S. The Fed Read more

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Healthcare Cyberattacks Grew in 2022
February 3, 2023

Concerning data from cybersecurity firm Check Point indicates an increase in cyberattacks on healthcare organizations by 74% in 2022 from the previous year. Healthcare is currently the third most attacked global industry (1,463 attacks per week) behind government/military (1,661 attacks per week) and education/research (2,314 attacks per week.) And in the United States, Healthcare […]

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Top Trends at CES 2023 from Bosch, John Deere, and More
February 3, 2023

Top notch technology and top notch attendance secured CES 2023 its gold medal; to put it simply, this year’s CES was a huge success. The world’s largest and most prominent consumer electronics and technology exhibition, CES served its usual role as a testing ground for ground-breaking innovations across multiple verticals. From 5G to Web3, and […]

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Insurance Companies Should Weight the Growth Potential With Risks When Considering Offering ACA Plans
February 3, 2023

The 2023 open enrollment for ACA health plans saw a 13% increase over 2022. Melanie Musson, an insurance expert with USInsuranceAgents.com, says, “Insurance providers have an opportunity to enter or expand in this growing market, but they should practice caution.” The 2023 Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace health insurance plans […]

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Rising Interest Rates—What Does Jamie Dimon Say?
January 31, 2023

Rising interest rates are still prevalent as ever. CNBC reached out to JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon for his thoughts on the state of interest rates in the U.S. The Fed recently raised its benchmark interest rate to a targeted range between 4.25% and 4.5%. They anticipate the rate going as high as 5.1%. While […]

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Chipotle Seeks to Hire 15,000 Workers Amid Tech Layoffs
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. is adding 15,000 jobs across its North American locations — a sign that demand for restaurant food is robust despite high inflation and economic uncertainty. The burrito chain’s hiring push is meant to ensure its more than 3,000 US restaurants are fully staffed for the company’s busiest season, which […]

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US Economy Cools Like the Fed Wants, Still Risks a Stall in 2023
January 26, 2023

(Bloomberg) — The US economy beat expectations in the last quarter of 2022, posting the kind of mild slowdown that the Federal Reserve wants to see as it attempts to tame inflation without choking off growth. Economists who dug into the details, though, saw enough warning signs – especially in weakening demand among American consumers […]

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Why You Need to Pay Attention to the Rising Cost of Diesel
January 25, 2023

Welcome to 2023, a year of change. Given last year’s waves of inflation, many are hopeful this year will bring in lower prices and higher purchasing parity. However, while some markets in the U.S. are trending toward recovery, others, like grocery prices, are still on the rise. What might be happening behind the scenes […]

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What’s in Store for 2023 With the Current Volatility in the Stock Market?
January 23, 2023

With the S&P 500 down at about 20% and the Nasdaq down at almost 30%, a lot of questions have been flying around about what’s causing the declines and volatility in the stock market. Many have said the market is just trying to balance itself after the spike during the COVID-19 period, while others […]

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2023 Might Be the Year for Conversion Projects in Commercial Real Estate
January 21, 2023

Commercial real estate took a huge hit due to the pandemic, and in 2023, the effect still lingers, largely due to rising inflation, which has tightened economic conditions. According to data from the National Association of Realtors (NARS) as of Q3 2022, the office sector is still struggling to find its feet—even as more establishments […]

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Key Indicators Show That Price Increases Have Slowed Since October
December 8, 2022

Some top inflation indicators have shown that price increases have slowed since the month of October. While that sounds great on paper, experts are hesitant to call this a win. Joshua Wilson, Adjunct Professor at Baylor School of Business, says that he remains unimpressed as these reports come out. He mentions that we’ll need to […]

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Why Might California’s 2023-2024 Education Budget Lack Billions in Funding?
December 1, 2022

Things are looking bleak for California’s 2023-2024 education budget and school year. As the state gears up for another legislative cycle and major funding decisions, the state’s nonpartisan Legislative Analyst Office is predicting a hole of $2.6 billion for schools and community colleges beginning in July 2023. Declining state revenues are keeping education funds tight, […]

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Innovation to Lower Cost Base for Higher Education
November 29, 2022

California higher education is losing money. Their enrollment is decreasing, as inflation has the cost for school attendance, sky high. The state is working on establishing a new and updated solution to solve the high enrollment costs coupled with the low enrollments rates. Michael Horn, Host of The Future of Education, speaks of innovation […]

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