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CEO Corner: Nikole Kimes, CEO & Co-Founder at Siolta Therapeutics

We recently spoke with Nikole Kimes, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder at Siolta Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing targeted microbiome-based therapeutics to prevent and treat diseases of high unmet medical need. Its lead...

Survey shows Americans are sinking money they don’t have into credit cards they can’t pay off – at alarming rates

Quicken Inc., maker of America's best-selling personal finance software, today shared findings from a survey that explored Americans' financial outlook amid the current economic climate. Many Americans are deeply reliant on credit cards, with some fearing they...

Elon Musk says Twitter to change the logo, removes bird logo

Twitter's owner, Elon Musk posted on Sunday that he was looking to change Twitter’s logo, tweeting: “And soon we shall bid adieu to the Twitter brand and, gradually, all the birds.” In a post...

Why the inflation news is better than some headlines suggest

On June 13, the Federal Reserve released updated inflation figures showing that the Consumer Price Index grew at a 4% annual rate in May. The difference in consumer prices from April to May, however, was just 0.1%. These...

Investors overvalue companies that align with presidential policies – and their mistakes ‘leave money on the table

Republican politicians typically favor low taxes and less regulation, which seems like a recipe for corporate profits and stock market success. In reality, however, this is not what happens. Stock markets deliver higher returns...

Finance expert explains why people are turning to AI for investment advice

With ChatGPT and other artificial intelligence systems making waves, some people are turning to AI for financial planning, according to one West Virginia University researcher. The AI-powered financial planning service “robo-advising,” or automated investing, is relatively...

Silicon Valley Bank shuts its doors after failing to raise capital

In stunning news of events, Silicon Valley Bank collapsed Friday morning when California regulators closed down the tech lender and put it under the control of the US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The FDIC is currently...

The State of Remote Work Three Years After COVID Emptied Offices

The unimaginable happened in March 2020. Many employers shuttered their offices and told their employees to work from home. Today, although office workers are still not coming in every day, offices across 10 major U.S. cities are over...

How US cotton exports are shifting in response to competition and trade policy

While the t-shirt you are wearing is likely to be made in China, Vietnam or Pakistan, it may be produced from cotton grown much closer to home. The U.S. is a major world supplier of cotton, exporting...

Q & A: The impact of Russia’s war in Ukraine on energy markets

 When Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the impact was felt across the world. In addition to the devastation Russian armies inflicted on Ukraine, the invasion affected global energy markets.  Michael De Groot, assistant...
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CEO Corner: Nikole Kimes, CEO & Co-Founder at Siolta Therapeutics

We recently spoke with Nikole Kimes, PhD, CEO and Co-Founder at Siolta Therapeutics, a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company...
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Survey shows Americans are sinking money they don’t have into credit cards they can’t pay off – at alarming rates

Quicken Inc., maker of America's best-selling personal finance software, today shared findings from a survey that explored Americans' financial outlook amid the...

Elon Musk says Twitter to change the logo, removes bird logo

Twitter's owner, Elon Musk posted on Sunday that he was looking to change Twitter’s logo, tweeting: “And soon we shall bid adieu...

Turning food waste into bioenergy can become a profitable industry

Food waste is a major problem around the world. In the United States, an estimated 30 to 40% of edible food is lost...

Researchers uncover how a genetic mutation can cause individuals with normal cholesterol levels to develop coronary artery disease at a young age

A novel molecular pathway to explain how a mutation in the gene ACTA2 can cause individuals in their 30s – with normal...