Tag Archives: business

Crypto-Haven: How Miami Plans on Transforming the Beachside City Into a Technological Hotbed

Kareem Tabba – Earlier this month, Miami’s city commission approved the first step of a resolution that would put Miami at the forefront of the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency revolutions. In a 4-1 vote, the city commission voted in favor of a resolution to study the feasibility of “diversifying [the city’s] investment portfolio” and holding a […]

Fintechs, Mortgages, and Consumer Consequences

Alexandra Tipton- In today’s digital world, consumers expect everything to be at their fingertips – including their banking and financial services. This desire has led to a rise in financial technology (“fintech”) companies ranging from stock trading apps, such as Robinhood, to money transfer apps, including PayPal and Venmo. However, some consumers are looking to […]

A Look Inside the Booming Sports Card Industry

Adam Brown – Although sports cards have been around since the mid-1800’s, the industry has seen a boom the likes of which it has never seen over the past year. While many people traditionally view collecting sports trading cards as a nostalgic children’s hobby, the reality of the industry is quite the opposite. Fueled by […]

r/WallStreetBets: The New Face of Wall Street or Market Manipulators?

Joseph Candelaria – Currently, the most impactful stockbrokers are not on Wall Street, but instead are on Reddit. Online day trading by amateurs has become increasingly popular during the COVID-19 pandemic, shown by investing app Robinhood’s 3 million usership increase at the start of 2020. Novice and experienced day traders started to share their wins, […]