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Ribbon cutting ceremony unveils renovated Subotnick Center
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Ribbon cutting ceremony unveils renovated Subotnick Center

After 16 years of providing valuable resources and state-of-the-art technology to thousands of Baruch students and faculty members, the Subotnick Financial Services Center received a major upgrade through the contribution of the office of the Manhattan Borough President. The generous donation by Gale Brewer, Manhattan’s borough president, helped make substantial upgrades including LED tickers, LED…

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ECB decides to keep rates unchanged despite market uncertainty

Amid recent events surrounding the U.K. referendum vote to leave the European Union, many people are wondering how the vote will affect the economy. On Thursday, Sept. 8, the European Central Bank conducted a conference addressing various economic concerns and plans in regard to the eurozone’s current economic climate. After much anticipation, ECB President Mario…

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Disaster ensues as retailers scramble amid Hanjin’s collapse

Weaker global trade and stiffer competition have fueled the downfall for many companies tied to the ailing shipping industry, the most recent downfall being Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. The South Korean shipping line, which is the seventh largest in the world, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in its home country on Aug. 31 in…

College social media app expands to 30 new campuses in NYC
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College social media app expands to 30 new campuses in NYC

Baruch College graduate Andi Muskaj, along with a handle of friends and developers, created an app called “Tapt” that has become successful on several college campuses. Tapt is advertised as a platform for students only, meaning that professors and administrators cannot partake in the app. Tapt administrators work hard to ensure that the app is…

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Research data generates ambiguous conclusions

Statistics are an important part of understanding the world around us. When read correctly, they can reveal a lot of information. Though there are many common ways that statistics can be honest, it is also very easy to grossly misrepresent the findings. One possibility for misinterpreting statistics has its roots in how statistics report averages….

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Parties diverge on economic policies

The current election cycle is unlike any other in the past, with Donald Trump, a candidate with strong business background who promises to put the country first, battling against Hillary Clinton, a seasoned politician with an economic plan that promises wider investments to improve living conditions of the lower and middle classes. Because the United…

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Trump and Clinton find common ground on Wall Street banks

Following months of stock market uncertainty, predictions of a looming recession and fears that history may repeat itself have led this year’s presidential nominees to promise to rein in Wall Street and break up the big banks. While the two main candidates have major differences in economic policy, they recently agreed that the Glass-Steagall Act…

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Crude turns bullish amid talks for OPEC production-freeze

The law of supply and demand represents the change in price of a product by its availability and appeal. This theory is seen nowhere clearer than in the oil market. After reports of an upcoming Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries meeting in September were confirmed, oil futures rose as prices reached a seven-week high…

Next Gen Summit hosts annual entrepreneurial conference
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Next Gen Summit hosts annual entrepreneurial conference

Next Gen Summit kicked off the summer with a series of entrepreneurial panels in Hotel Pennsylvania of New York City. The three-day conference, founded by and designed for young entrepreneurs, featured speakers from a variety of sectors in business, public relations and politics who have found success in their own start-ups and individual ventures on…

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