Daily Reads 8/27/2019
Hi, everyone. With notions of trade war and recession looming, see how risk tolerance can be managed in the current market climate. We take a close look at Elon Musk to see how his controversial business practices have impacted his companies and investors. KFC will soon be serving vegan fried chicken, in a move to diversify offerings to a growing segment of consumers. As much as we love smartphones on the cutting edge of technology, you might want to rethink how you look at your devices, and how this can add up to significant savings. And we look at the practice of “show swapping” among media distributors, and how it keeps alive TV shows for their dedicated audiences.
You can learn a lot about yourself as an investor on a single day. For many, Friday was one of those days. With trade war rhetoric heating up and the stock market melting down, you likely experienced some internal turbulence.
The controversy over SolarCity, which has dovetailed with questions about Musk’s mountain of debt and profit shortfalls, offers a window into the mindset of America’s most outlandish CEO.
Colonel Sanders will soon be serving vegan fried chicken to see if customers think it’s finger lickin’ good.
While prices for high-end iPhones have climbed past $1,000, there are many good options that cost less, if you’re willing to hang onto your current device a bit longer.
Television shows are a lot like the zombies that star in several of today’s hit series: They just won’t die. Instead, after being canceled, a growing number of shows are producing new episodes on a different channel or on one of the increasing number of streaming services.