America’s biggest companies say retail crime is an epidemic, but just how big of a problem is it?

America’s biggest retailers say organized retail crime has grown into a multibillion-dollar problem, but the effectiveness of their strategies to solve it and the validity of the data overall have come into question.  Over the last several years, companies such as Home Depot, Lowe’s, Walmart, Best Buy, Walgreens and CVS have been sounding the alarm … Read more

How Bank of America achieved a massive comeback from the brink of collapse

The 2008 financial crisis had a devastating impact on Bank of America. Shares of the bank were trading for as low as $2.53 in 2009 and net income dropped from a high of $21 billion in 2006, to just $4 billion in 2008. “Bank of America was one reason why much of the investing public … Read more

Taxpayers are paying billions for the renovations and construction of NFL stadiums. Here’s how

In 2022, the Tennessee Titans of the NFL unveiled their plans for a new stadium in the heart of Nashville. The 1.7 million-square-foot stadium can house 60,000 screaming football fans and is estimated to cost $2.1 billion. The public would fund more than half of the stadium through a one-time contribution from the state of … Read more

How states across the West are using cloud seeding to make it rain

Whenever there’s a big storm in the American West, pilots are likely flying into the eye, seeding clouds with a substance called silver iodide. The goal is to increase precipitation. Cloud seeding has been around since the 1940s. It’s become widespread of late as the West battles a drought of historic proportions. States, utility companies … Read more