Friday’s Fun Fact

Throwback Thursday: Amazon Buys Twitch: What is e-sports worth?

For non-gamers, news of Amazon’s purchase of the internet streaming website Twitch Interactive comes as a bit of a surprise.

But for gamers – you might not be as amazed to learn that Amazon acquired Twitch Interactive for nearly a …

Top 7 Loyalty Programs

The world’s first frequent flyer program — the concept’s undisputed cradle — was introduced by American Airlines in May 1981. The perks included upgrade and travel offers for customers according to the miles they flew in their cabins. Hotels, initially …

Friday’s (Not So) Fun Fact: The 1929 Stock Market Crash

This week we take a look at the stock market crash of 1929. This was the worst stock market crash in United States history and led to the onset of the Great Depression. You thought the 2008 financial crisis was …

Friday’s Fun Fact: Penny Wise, Pound Foolish

There’s an old British saying that goes: “Penny wise, pound foolish.”

No, the saying doesn’t mean that those who have less money are wiser. If that were true, I’d be a very smart man.

Rather, it refers to someone who …

Bears vs. Bulls: What These Investors Believe

The terms “bears” and “bulls” are used to define the differing behaviours of investors and their attitudes towards the stock market.

Bulls are the optimistic ones of the bunch. They believe stock prices will inevitably rise and good market conditions …

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