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Monday, November 19, 2018

Mattress Firm Files for Bankruptcy, Plans to Close 700 Stores

Mattress Firm, Inc. filed for bankruptcy on Friday. It says the company opened too many stores too close together. The stores indirectly competed with...

Amazon’s Compensation Change Not a Win for Longtime Employees

Amazon made headlines this week when it announced that it was raising its minimum wage to $15. The company also gave long-time workers a...

Could Upwork Disrupt LinkedIn?

The initial public offering (IPO) for Upwork, an online freelance platform, launched on Wednesday and skyrocketed over 50%. The price per share is now...

“Gig” Work Not Supplying the Income Americans Need

Is “gig” work the next wave for American workers? Some experts say no. The Opportunity Many websites and apps now offer American workers the opportunity to...

NASA’s Space Launch System Will Reignite Our Imagination

“That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” Those words, an iconic piece of American history, sparked the imagination of a...

Upwork IPO Opens at $23 per Share on First Day of Trading

Online freelance platform Upwork priced its initial public offering at $15 per share, but it opened on Wednesday at $23 per share, raising $187 million. The...

Online Freelance Platform Upwork Goes Public, Stock Overpriced?

Online freelance platform Upwork is going public. It filed its S-1 for an initial public offering of 12.3 million shares at $12 to $14...

Freelancing Marketplace Giant Upwork IPO is Today

Upwork, the most popular freelance marketplace, will be offering 12.2 million shares in its initial public offering. What is Upwork? Upwork is an online marketplace where...

Upwork gets greedy, overprices IPO

Upwork, a freelancer network that enables businesses to connect with freelancers, is set to have its IPO go live tomorrow. Originally set for a range...

Tesla and Musk to Pay $40 Million to SEC

Tesla and CEO Elon Musk have reached a settlement with the SEC. Musk will no longer be the chairman of the board. He will,...

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Holiday Spending Predictions

The holiday season will be in full swing this week. Black Friday will kick off holiday shopping with major sales at nearly every store...