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Uber IPO

By: Nick Stanley / Posted on: May 9, 2019

This evening the world’s largest ride hailing giant, Uber will price its initial public offering just ahead of its Friday trading debut.  Analysts predict the valuation of the IPO will be between $80.5 billion to $91.5 billion.  Uber has stated there will be 1,676,959,021 shares outstanding after the IPO which would suggest a price range of $44 to $50 per
share.  The projected valuation would make Uber the 4th highest offering of the decade behind only General Motors, Facebook, and the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group. 

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The Inverse Effect

By: Ashley Clawson / Posted on: May 8, 2019

As natural gas production continues to increase through the Appalachian region, methane emissions are on the decline.  As companies continue to produce, they are finding safer and more environmentally sound ways to get natural gas out of the ground.  Methane is the primary component of natural gas, and if leaked into the atmosphere, absorbs the sun’s heat.  It is considered a greenhouse gas like carbon dioxide.  Greenhouse gases, once in the atmosphere, act like an insulator around the earth.  The absorb heat while still letting light through. 

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Are Happy Days Here Again?

By: George Butler / Posted on: May 7, 2019

On April 10thwe had warned the spring price rally along with summer gas specification changes were upon us and soon retail gasoline prices would breach the $3.00 mark. Looking at GasBuddy, retail gas prices today across Pennsylvania $3.00 plus prices are now the norm. Pittsburgh with RFG gasoline leads the state with an average $3.15 per gallon 87 grade pump price.

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Trump's Tweet Tilts Markets

By: Mike Dombroski / Posted on: May 6, 2019

It has been a wild Monday for traders after President Trump tweeted yesterday that the United States will increase tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports, which, is casting doubt on the likelihood of a successful U.S. and Chinese trade deal.

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Cant Stop, Wont Stop!

By: Matt Reese / Posted on: May 3, 2019

On May 2nd, the United States’ waiver period that granted eight nations to continue importing Iranian oil without penalty has ended.  The countries who granted extensions that ended are China, India, Turkey, Greece, Italy, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan.  As of today, only Italy, Taiwan and Greece have halted their purchases of Iranian produced oil.  The United States now faces the dilemma of either granting further extensions to the waiver thus backing down from their threats, or risk creating further global tension by sanctioning the countries that continue to do business with Iran.

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