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The Cloud Leaves Oracle Down

In after hours on Monday, tech giant Oracle posted estimate-beating earnings, but disappointing revenue, sending the stock plunging in after-hours trading. A large factor in the revenue miss is the company’s lackluster performance in the competitive cloud market. The revenue miss ($9.19 billion reported vs. $9.28 billion expected) comes after the company had already decreased […]

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Looming Revolution in Cryptocurrency

Anyone remotely familiar with cryptocurrency is well aware that this particular marketplace has become notorious for its unprecedented and unpredictable volatility. Although cryptocurrency was originally intended as a decentralized form of payment, the staggering fluctuations in market price for major players such as Bitcoin has led many vendors to avoid integrating this payment method into […]

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Plan a Winter Trip to a National Park

What do you think when I say, “National Park?” Most people think of summer vacation with the family taking a road trip to Yellowstone, Yosemite, or Acadia. Good memories, those. But did you know that a winter wonderland awaits at a National Park? The sparse crowds bring to mind the National Park system that Teddy Roosevelt […]

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Electric Car Competition Heats Up as Tesla’s Troubles Grow

Over the past few months, it’s safe to say that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has generated more controversy than most individuals weather in a lifetime. While a certain amount of press attention is never a bad thing, particularly for an innovator and forward thinker such as Musk, the negative commentary surrounding his persona is contributing […]

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Uber Diving Into Scooter Share Business

This last spring, Uber quietly moved to Pier 70, near San Francisco’s famed Fisherman’s Wharf. It used to be a longshoreman’s workplace, but today Uber uses the cavernous space to spend hours a week tinkering with self-drive cars as Uber adds another side to its business, diving into a scooter share business. “Scooters from Uber? […]

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SaaS Stocks Prove Sassy Bets

The market is pouncing on SaaS (software as a service) stocks in force, and has been for some time. Since the beginning of cloud computing, more businesses are adopting this model of business. Some of the main players like Salesforce.com, Intuit, Shopify, and Square have seen over 30 percent growth since the start of the […]

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Silver

Markets on Verge of Silver Breakout

Precious metals normally rise and fall simultaneously. However, there have only been a few instances in silver’s history where it has been able to beat gold. The white metal is in a power brawl of sorts with gold in the new economy and may be on the verge of a silver breakout. The sudden jump […]

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