Blockchain & Money

Did Zion Williamson Just Ruin His Shot at a ‘Last Dance’ Legacy?

Zion Williamson’s former agent accused to the young star of taking illegal payments from Duke University and various shoe companies. Michael Jordan, on the other hand, built his brand on a flawless character image. If the accusations are true, did Zion just ruin his shot at all-time greatness? Things move fast in the NBA. We…

PlayStation 5 Fanboys Can’t Handle Positive Xbox Series X Announcements

A recent Xbox Series X announcement has one fanboy crying Sony. No matter the news, there will always be fanboys to ruin the vibe. Why can’t Xbox fans just have this one? While we’re all dying to hear more about the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5, any new information also brings fanboys out of…

The Dow Continues to Soar While the Economy Crumbles – Here’s Why

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged the world into a severe recession. Job losses are unprecedented. Bad economic numbers haven’t stopped the Dow Jones from soaring. Investors are optimistic and expect a V-shaped recovery. The Labor Department reported on Friday the worst job losses since the Great Depression. But the Dow Jones continued to rally. The…

If Trump Believes in Hope, Why Is He Pushing #ObamaGate Conspiracies?

#ObamaGate was trending on Twitter on Sunday. Donald Trump amplified the frenzy by tweeting about the conspiracy. If Trump truly wants to give us hope, why would he blast Obama–on Mother’s Day of all days? Do you remember when Donald Trump was downplaying the deadliest pandemic of our lifetimes? He said he wanted to “give…

The NASDAQ Is Up 15% For The Year: Are Tech Stocks Invincible?

The NASDAQ is up 15% for the year despite harrowing economic data. There are some signs that tech stocks could be in another bubble. But it’s also not hard to see why markets think they’re invincible. The NASDAQ Composite is up an incredible 15.73% for the last twelve months. Yes, these last twelve months. Imagine…

Fact Checking Donald Trump’s Cringy Mother’s Day Pandemic Brag

Trump can’t give the petty bragging a rest, even on Mother’s Day. He trashed Barack Obama’s H1N1 response on Twitter while touting his administration’s response to coronavirus. But he’s got some key facts wrong, especially about the poll numbers. It’s Mother’s Day, but don’t expect Donald Trump to take a break from campaigning to celebrate…

Travis Scott’s Fortnite Concert Gives Artists a New Way to Get Rich

Twenty-eight million people saw the “Fortnite Concert” by Travis Scott. Scott’s new song smashed the Billboard charts. Is this the future of the music industry? Whether he meant to or not, Travis Scott just made history. A staggering 28 million people tuned in to his so-called “Fortnite Concert” on April 23, 2020. In an age of social…

Mother’s Day Is Not A Happy Day For Those With Toxic Mothers

Mother’s Day is, traditionally, a happy day. That’s because “mother” is synonymous with “loving, kind, and supportive.” For many, however, “mother” is synonymous with “toxic, narcissist, and addict.” Today is Mother’s Day. It’s a day to celebrate women typically seen in a loving, positive light. For many people, their mother is their first love. She…

Why Uber Splurged on a $170 Million Investment as It Laid-off Thousands

Demand for ride-hailing is not expected to return to pre-COVID levels in the short-term to medium-term after the pandemic is contained. Nearly 40% of pre-COVID-19 ride-hailing users will abstain or reduce their use of the services. Electric bikes and scooters are unlikely to face a similar fate. Uber (NYSE: UBER) on Thursday led a $170…

Don’t Let Trump, Or Any Politician, Dictate Your COVID-19 Response

The American response to COVID-19 is exclusively motivated by politics. Legitimate questions about the handling of the coronavirus pandemic — and the future response — have been raised on both sides. Creating a culture of fear & disinformation creates a vacuum in which our rights can be stripped from us without warning. COVID-19 — better…