By Daniel Tortis The pandemic has forced countless people to adapt to new realities. In order to limit contact with those out of your household, one of these realities has been switching to digital methods for their healthcare. This industry has seen massive growth within the last 12 months with many stocks such as TeleDoc providing investors with massive returns. But is this a long … Continue reading Digital Healthcare: The Future
By Nithusa Sinnadurai Imagine having the technological abilities to observe and monitor the general public. Who should possess the intelligence and the power of watching over all of the nation under the name of security? After 17 years hidden amongst the shadows, Palantir has finally released it’s stock to the public. However, that is not the only reason why Palantir is on everyone’s lips: Americans … Continue reading Palantir: Are you being Watched?
By Dylan Howse Company blunders are starting to become an increasing occurrence in this day in age; most recently we saw Whole Foods not allowing Canadian employees to wear poppies on Remembrance Day. Yet, some larger companies are taking advantage of the current state of play to increase their bottom line at the expense of their people. Throughout this pandemic, we’ve seen what we thought … Continue reading Blue Chip Blunders: Profits vs. the People
By Rowland Goddard Electric cars, rockets, space travel, renewable energy, neurotechnology – if you have an ambitious idea, pitch it to Elon Musk – but he’s probably already thought of it. Earlier this week, Mr. Ambitious became the second wealthiest person in the world. Although Musk owns multiple companies, his most successful and the one that brings him his riches, is undoubtedly Tesla. They continue … Continue reading Tesla Shares Soar High
By Samantha Bader After recovering from COVID-19, Boris Johnson must have thought he was through the worst of this pandemic. Unfortunately for him, it appears otherwise. The British National Audit Office (NAO) has come out with their report about the British government’s spending response to the pandemic, and it does not paint a pretty picture. In a frantic attempt to procure personal protective equipment and … Continue reading UK Pandemic Spending Reeks of Scandal
By Sandhya Anand Following the gig economy trend, Doordash is speeding to deliver an IPO. Will this recover the company’s huge losses and questionable payment practices? As with every delivery app in the food and beverage industry, DoorDash increased its revenue for more than 200% in 2020 than for the same period of 2019. The company operates in the US, Canada and Australia and claims … Continue reading Doordash Delivers IPO
By Momal Khan Canada’s inflation rate has been driven higher and higher over the past couple of months, with a jump of 0.7% in October- the fastest that the consumer price index has risen in a long time. Statistics Canada’s report from October says that food inflation has gone through the roof, with fruits and vegetables leading the way for the increase. The price of … Continue reading Canada’s Inflation Rate: Food for Thought
By Jonathan Paglialunga Wish, a popular e-commerce marketplace, filed its Initial Public Offering (IPO) prospectus on Friday November 10th, alongside various other major companies including Airbnb, DoorDash, and Roblox, marking a significant week for the stock market and surrounding industries. ContextLogic, Wish’s parent company, plans to list its shares on the Nasdaq stock market index and utilize the title WISH. This filing allows the public … Continue reading Wish[ing] on an IPO
By Nataly Kehyayan What is COBOL? COBOL is everywhere but is rarely talked about. Common Business Oriented Language is a 50-year-old programming language that still runs a considerable chunk of business, financial, and administrative systems as we know them today. Invented by a group of people led by Grace Hopper, who coined the term “bug” to be associated with computer failures, COBOL was one of … Continue reading COBOL: The Ancient Programming Language Working Behind the Scenes
By Dylan Howse On November 9th, the world got its first piece of good news relating to COVID-19 as Pfizer released that it had developed a vaccine with the potential to prevent 90% of infections. Quite like an actual needle, the news release acted like an injection of adrenaline into a pandemic- ridden economy, yet suspicious insider selling activities have caused concern in recent days. … Continue reading Pfizer’s Vaccine Cures the Market: But is there Foul Play?