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  • The future of meat: will plant-based alternatives disrupt industrial animal agriculture?

    The future of meat: will plant-based alternatives disrupt industrial animal agriculture?

    The food industry is undergoing a significant shift, with the rise of plant-based meat alternatives challenging traditional animal agriculture. As consumers become more conscious about the impact of food choices on the environment, animal welfare, and personal health, the demand for plant-based meat is on the rise. But does plant-based meat pose a serious threat […]

  • Facebook value tops $1 trillion as two antitrust lawsuits are dismissed

    Facebook value tops $1 trillion as two antitrust lawsuits are dismissed

    Facebook stocks jumped 4.2% this week and continue to rise on the back of a decision by a US district judge to dismiss two antitrust lawsuits against the tech giant. With its share price sitting at $355.64, the social media giant has become one of only five companies in the world with a valuation of […]

  • Netflix targets gamers

    Netflix targets gamers

    Streaming giant Netflix to include games for subscribers at no added cost In a letter to investors, Netflix has confirmed that it is in the early stages of adding games to its streaming portfolio. In the letter, the company said that mobile games would be the first to be added to the platform. It added […]

  • Getting started investing with $100

    Getting started investing with $100

    Investing may seem like something that you need thousands of dollars to begin with. Some stocks can cost thousands of dollars per share and if you want to invest in more than one stock (and you always should) this means you could easily spend tens of thousands of dollars just to get started. For many […]

  • Is a stock market crash just around the corner?

    Is a stock market crash just around the corner?

    History indicates a big decline is coming. Here are 3 stocks that will buck the trend Since the markets reached their bear market low 14-months ago, stocks have been on a historic rise. Consider this – since 1980 the S&P 500 has averaged an annual return of 11%, including dividends. Comparatively, since its nadir on […]

  • U.S. records 200,000 small business closures due to pandemic

    U.S. records 200,000 small business closures due to pandemic

    It has been estimated by the Federal Reserve that last year there were 200,000 small business closures that can be attributed directly to the global pandemic. Whilst this looks like a bleak figure (and it is), it still is not as bad as feared. The figures were compiled in a study undertaken by economists at […]

  • Bank of America doubles first quarter profits

    Bank of America doubles first quarter profits

    Bank of America, the second largest US bank by assets, has reported first quarter profits of $8 billion, more than doubling its profits from the same period last year. Whilst the bank’s total revenue remained fairly stagnant when compared against last year’s corresponding quarter, the profits have beaten analysts’ expectations. With the economic outlook easing […]

  • More turbulence for Boeing’s 777x program

    More turbulence for Boeing’s 777x program

    In a recent interview, Emirates President Sir Tim Clark said that Boeing’s 777x program appears to be in a “state of disarray.” Speaking to Simple Flying, Sir Tim said that the airline is unlikely to receive the first 777x until as late as 2025. The comments follow close on the heels of Qatar Airways CEO, […]

  • The most notable business acquisitions in 2020

    The most notable business acquisitions in 2020

    2020 was one of the most traumatic years that many of us will ever have to face. For much of the population, it will be remembered as a year the world stood still. Yet, for big business, many things carried on as normal. Indeed, many even prospered. Niche companies suddenly became cash cows while big […]