In recent years, many investors started targeting companies that treat workers and the environment well. Here's why the economic downturn is accelerating that trend.
The end of another news-filled week is near, and the Federal Reserve's Jerome Powell and Moderna's potential vaccine drove markets. The Madison Business Review's Bryce Roth recaps what happened and breaks it all down.
Everbridge CEO David Meredith, a JMU graduate, is leading his team and helping hundreds of others while COVID-19 spreads around the globe.
Despite a deluge of negative news in recent months, a look at history shows how important it is to take the long-view, and a deep breath, in economic downturns.
The end of another news-filled week is near, and talks are swirling around reopening the economy and a new fiscal stimulus package. The Madison Business Review's Bryce Roth recaps what happened and breaks it all down.
The global COVID-19 outbreak disrupted crude oil demand, storage and production as oil futures contracts fell below zero in an unprecedented move. Here's clear, straightforward analysis of what happened and what's next.
After viewing final grades this semester, upset students should look to the mirror, not their professors, for answers. Here's why.
How people spend money matters, especially at a young age. Learn what credit scores are and how to better manage them with these simple steps.
If you're reading this sentence, thank you for your continued support of the Madison Business Review. Here's how we're growing next to better serve the JMU and Harrisonburg communities.
Many people's bank accounts may be far from healthy amid COVID-19. Here are simple, practical steps to save for this summer and get on track.
Not a dollar has "disappeared" during COVID-19, even as unemployment spikes and demand drops have damaged the economy. This begs the question: Where'd all the money go, and are there economic winners and losers amid the outbreak?
Billions around the world use Facebook and Snapchat to connect with friends and family, but will these social media giants eventually pivot to streaming and take on Netflix? Here are tech innovations to expect in the next five years.
Finding quality companies to invest in and a sound investment philosophy is as important as ever amid the volatility of COVID-19. Do tech companies like Apple, Amazon and Facebook make sense in your portfolio?
Keeping up with the stock market's twists and turns can be exhausting, especially amid the hailstorm of headlines surrounding COVID-19. This quick read recaps what happened in markets and the economy in April.
Is it possible to make enough money from investing in Chipotle to fund meals from the fast-casual Mexican chain for the foreseeable future? Read and decide.
Companies and consumers are taking serious measures to reduce plastic waste. Here's how a new shopping platform is working with big brands to focus on sustainability.
What's next move for the stock market: up or down? Here's the best strategy to protect and grow investments, assuming you don't have a crystal ball.
President Trump made reshaping trade with China a top priority for his administration. Then, a worldwide COVID-19 pandemic redefined normal. What's next in trade talks between the U.S. and China?
The economic fallout from COVID-19 will doom some companies, but others may emerge stronger from it. Here's why tech giants that led the market in recent years will continue to thrive during and after the pandemic.
No company is invincible, not even promising up-and-comers like Uber and Lyft that look to permanently redefine transportation. As the two companies face several serious headwinds, will either survive?
In recent weeks, stock markets have rebounded from March's lows, which is thanks in large part to the Federal Reserve's actions. Here's a detailed look at how the Fed is hoping to save the American economy from COVID-19.
A nationwide breakout of COVID-19 made a $2 trillion stimulus plan necessary and $1,200 check to American adults a reality. What will the economic impact and potential fallout be?
Uber and Lyft are fierce competitors in the ride-sharing space with many similarities but different business models. Which is a better long-term investment?
The Federal Reserve has rapidly adjusted monetary policy due to COVID-19 to bail out the Treasury markets and credit markets. Were those moves misguided, or will the Fed's moves help prevent a deep recession?
With the millions of Americans working from home to help stop the spread of the coronavirus pandemic by following social distancing guidelines, the need for remote conferencing services and virtual workplaces is higher than ever.
Tesla exploded into 2020 as its stock price doubled through mid-February, but it's given up those gains amidst COVID-19. Will it reach those heights again, or will Elon Musk's company fail to live up to the hype?
Tesla is currently lapping the competition in electric vehicles, and bullish investors hope its stock price will skyrocket under CEO Elon Musk. Is the recent dip in the face of COVID-19 a buying opportunity?
A recent ranking of top colleges for undergraduate finance degrees put JMU's program near the top, which is a strong look ahead of the College of Business's renovation launch in fall 2020.
The Federal Reserve has taken drastic monetary policy measures in the face of an economic crisis caused by COVID-19. Will its policies be enough to prevent a recession after record-high unemployment numbers?
No matter how old you are or what your financial situation is, here's the information you need to learn how to start saving for retirement.
The Madison Business Review is a student-led, business-focused publication that aims to increase business knowledge and financial literacy at JMU and in Harrisonburg.
Gas prices are plummeting to multi-decade lows across the country in the midst of the COVID-19 breakout. The Madison Business Review's Christian Lebegue explains why.
In the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, the stock markets have been punished. Here are market themes to look for when the coronavirus is in the rearview mirror.
The Senate agreed to a massive coronavirus relief bill late Wednesday. Here's how Americans will be affected by it.