economy

‘The days of glory’ are over: Analysts say Under Armour has lost its way (UAA)

Facebook/Under Armour Under Armour slashed its outlook after it announced disappointing third-quarter earnings. GlobalData Retail’s managing director, Neil Saunders, says “the days of glory” are over for Under Armour. Still, Saunders says the company “is not so broken that it cannot be fixed.” Under Armour on Tuesday announced its third-quarter …

economy

A bipartisan group of lawmakers is bringing a new gun-control bill forward after inaction from Congress after the Las Vegas shooting

REUTERS/George Frey Republican leaders have called for a regulatory solution to bump-stock devices from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. The ATF has previously said it does not have the authority to regulate such devices, which allow shooters to fire semiautomatic rifles at a faster rate. A new, …

economy

There’s convincing evidence that speed limits are way too low

Thomson Reuters A Michigan State police officer advocates for raising speed limits. Studies show that people’s driving speed doesn’t change when speed limits are altered. The ideal speed limit is the 85th percentile speed, but most are set far below that level. Because tickets generate revenue, some police departments keep speed limits …

investments
investments

Las Vegas mass shooting victims accused of 'acting' by conspiracy theorists

Survivors of the Las Vegas shooting earlier this month have been accused of “acting” by online trolls and conspiracy theorists. Stephen Paddock shot himself in October after killing more than 50 people and injuring nearly 500 who were watching a country music concert, overlooked by his hotel window. One victim …