Are Home Improvement Stores a Bubble?

Is improvement really a growth industry or is it a bubble? After all The Home Depot had 2,274 stores in February 2016, and Lowes and its subsidiaries were operating 2,365 locations in 2015. That adds up to 4,639 stores which raises the obvious question: how many stores can the market support.

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Tesla Planning Electric Semi-Truck and Pickup

If Musk can really build an electric big rig he’ll demonstrate that Tesla has some amazing design and manufacturing capabilities. Creating such a machine and getting it running will be an amazing feat.

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Famed Investor Predicts $500,000 Bitcoin in 13 years

Therefore half a million dollar bitcoin is possible but getting there will be a rocky road. One thing is certain though, volatility is the norm for cryptocurrency prices so get used to it.

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Is Canada due for a Financial Crisis?

The debt to GDP ratio is a comparison of the amount of debt in a nation to national wealth. The BIS team considers any ratio over 10% dangerous and a signal that a financial crisis is brewing, The Financial Post reported. Canada’s ratio now exceeds the danger level by 7.4% and it has risen since Fall 2016.

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Used Car Prices are Plummeting

The volume of lease returns is expected to increase by around nine percent in 2017, J.D. Power estimated. That means dealers will be flooded with clean late model vehicles in good condition. If this prophecy comes true, it’ll cut the value of trade-ins by around nine percent.

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Why did Tencent buy 5% of Tesla?

The Tencent deal is a pretty shrewd stratagem that once again shows Elon Musk is a far better business man than he is usually given credit for. It also shows that Tesla and its technologies; battery storage, electric cars, self-driving vehicles and solar panel may have a bright future ahead.

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Ant Financial; not Uber, is the World’s Most Valuable Unicorn

Ant Financial is potentially the world’s most valuable Unicorn and the next big IPO. Uber on the other hand end up as just a foot note in the history books or worse a bad joke. The future of Fintech and fantastic amounts of profit might just belong to Ant Financial and China.

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The Strange Economics of Drone Warfare

Both nuclear weapons and totalitarianism might be economically unsustainable in today’s world. That development is obviously a welcome one but it might make the world less peaceful, by making war both affordable and sustainable.

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The Unbelievable Number of Scandals at Uber

Uber Technologies Inc. may have become the most scandal plagued company in history. There are so many scandals at Uber that a checklist is needed to keep score.

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Netflix vs. Disney vs. Google what is the Future of Entertainment?

Both entertainment models work but they each have serious drawbacks. Netflix has not figured out how to make its model pay; while Disney is unable to protect its market share. The data suggests that a combination of new and old models would work best.

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