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Student: why foreclosure rates are down

Jordan Reis Business Editor Recent economic data shows that not only have foreclosure rates been falling nationwide, but also in northeastern Pennsylvania. I believe this trend is occurring due to…

Snapchat shines through rough first week

Patrick Budicini Staff Writer Cheers erupted on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on the morning of March 2 after Snap Inc. co-founders Evan Spiegel and Bobby Murphy…

Student: Drop your broker

Commentary by Marc Palucci Do you want money to work for you? Do you want to start a retirement portfolio that will build a nest until you’re able to fly?…

Tesla’s profits short circuit

Patrick Budicini Staff Writer It seems Elon Musk, renowned co-founder and CEO of the luxury electric car manufacturer Tesla, gets increasingly ambitious with each new year. In 2017 alone, he…

JC Penney to close over one hundred stores

Abbey Murphy Staff Writer JC Penney plans to close up to 140 stores. The continuous strength of online shopping weakened department stores such as Macy’s, Kmart, Sears and now JC…

UPS ousts left turns

Marc Palucci Business Correspondent Have you ever seen a United Parcel Service truck turn left in an urban area? Only about 32 percent of you can say “Yes.” UPS is…

‘Ketchup’ on the Heinz merger

Abbey Murphy Business Correspondent Kraft-Heinz and Unilever had a significant merger planned; but two days after the news broke publicly, Kraft-Heinz withdrew. Unilever includes major brands such as, but not…

GoFundMe assists underfunded students

Patrick Budicini Staff Writer As student debt is rapidly rising, college students are starting to turn to crowd funding websites including GoFundMe to help offset some of the cost. These…

EU faces economic turmoil

Peter Zabiegala Business Correspondent Many of the so called “PIGS” countries (Portugal, Italy, Greece & Spain) have been having a hard time with debt, unemployment and economic growth, especially since…

Nordstrom pulls Trump clothing line

Abbey Murphy Business Correspondent Various department stores started to stop selling completely or distance themselves from the first daughter’s clothing line. TJ Maxx, Sears, Kmart, Nordstrom and Neimann Marcus are…

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