Trump signs most significant decrease in bank regulations since financial crisis

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppOn Thursday, President Donald Trump signed a bill easing bank regulations for most banks, excluding the biggest names on the market. This is the most significant rollback on law regulations for these institutions since the global financial crisis. The reforms have made notable changes from the Dodd-Frank laws. With both chambers of the Congress passing it, the bill has received bipartisan support. This procedure, however, has received mixed opinions, with supporters saying that it will take away unnecessary requirements for small and…

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Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up to Amazon

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppCan anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their minimum wages and benefits to retain employees, they have lowered their prices, and they have even redesigned stores to even better tailor to consumers’ shopping behavior. In…

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President Trump loosens bank regulations

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppCongress reaches bipartisan agreement on bank regulations On Thursday, President Trump rolled back regulations on small- and mid-size banks. The Obama administration signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (abbreviated as Dodd-Frank) to increase financial stability after the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Dodd-Frank was successful in stabilizing the economy, but critics believed that it halted economic growth. The rollback on the bill passed in both the House of Representatives and Senate with bipartisan support. President Trump stated in a press…

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The Incredibles 2 Might Beat the $135+ Opening of Finding Dory

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppPixar’s animated superhero movie The Incredibles 2 might have the largest domestic opening of all time for an animated film. The film is tracking to premiere with a $140+ million opening weekend in North America, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The original Incredibles premiered fourteen years ago to a $70+ million domestic opening and now its sequel will potentially start with double $70 million. The best comparison to this phenomenon is 2016’s Finding Dory. Finding Dory is the sequel to 2003’s Finding…

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President Trump may unravel automobile tariff

Facebook Twitter Pinterest LinkedIn Digg StumbleUpon Email Reddit WhatsAppImported car tariffs may be in the near future President Trump’s most recent tariff idea after the aluminum and steel tariffs is on imported automobiles. Trump has stated that he would consider as high as a 25% tariff on all imported cars. Similar to the aluminum and steel tariffs, the President will launch a Section 232 investigation in which he tries to determine if the imports harm national security. Only if it passes this protocol can he impose the tariff. It seems…

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