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Tesla unveils latest model to appease middle class consumers

After establishing itself as an innovative electric carmaker in the luxury vehicle market, Tesla unveiled its Model 3 in a successful attempt to attract middle-class customers into the world of high-end electric vehicles. According to Market Watch, there were 276,000 orders placed for the Model 3 as of April 2. Each reservation requires the buyer…

Whistleblower Anthony Menendez talks Halliburton, takes part in Baruch Ethics Week
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Whistleblower Anthony Menendez talks Halliburton, takes part in Baruch Ethics Week

The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity hosted a Q&A panel with “whistleblower” Anthony Menendez, a former employee of multinational corporation Halliburton and Jennifer M. Pacella, assistant professor of law at Baruch College. The event was part of Ethics Week, a time in which Baruch features in-class discussion of ethics-related course material, conducts student-oriented ethics…

TD Bank moves away from controversial “reordering” policy
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TD Bank moves away from controversial “reordering” policy

Customers are enraged at banks like TD Bank, due to a policy called “reordering,” which changes the order in which a bank processes transactions.This practice has caused a large amount of overdraft charges to customers. TD Bank has announced that it will move away from the practice as early as April. These changes coming about are…

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European Central Bank expands QE program to 80 billion euros

The European Central Bank cut all rates and expanded its quantitative easing program. Amid growing concerns about economic growth and inflation, the 19-country eurozone’s central bank cut its rates to an all-time low. The refinancing rate, the rate of interest that banks must pay when they borrow funds from the ECB, was decreased by 5 basis points…

Baruch students launch coffee and handcrafted bag companies
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Baruch students launch coffee and handcrafted bag companies

The Knickerbocker Coffee Company and Gramercy Supply Company are two distinct ventures co-founded by undergraduate students Kyle Harrison and Gavin Wax. Harrison and Wax, two full-time economics majors in the Weissman School of Arts & Sciences, launched the companies within months of each other, showcasing their love for coffee and keen eye for men’s fashion…

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