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NASDAQ: The New Face in Town

By Samuel Phineas Upham For the first two centuries of its existence, the New York Stock Exchange faced no real domestic competition. The London Stock Exchange was becoming the standard overseas, but the NYSE was fast becoming its own important economic indicator. In fact, it would become the most important stock exchange in the world by the early 1950s into the 1970s. That was after surviving the Great Depression and the...

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Written by: Gelato Products Summary: Don’t forget these must-haves for your party. Planning a child’s birthday is a pretty hectic job for any parent, and there are bound to be some last minute things slipping your mind. If you’re hours away from guests and frantically wondering whether you’ve gotten everything you need, this list of forget-me-nots might help you. Ice Cream Supplies If you’re going to serve a bunch...

The 900 Ton Vessel that the Earl Of Cumberland Sai...

By Phineas Upham The Red Dragon, or the official title “The Scourge of Malice,” was a massive 38-gun flagship ordered by the Earl of Cumberland in 1595. The Earl’s goal was to create the largest ship known to any company, and while perhaps not the absolute largest is weighed somewhere between 600 and 900 tonnes. The Earl departed with three other ships promptly upon christening the ship. His goal was the Spanish Main,...

Gelato Consumption on the Rise in the USA

Written by Gelato Products The surge in popularity in terms of consumption of the gelato in the USA needs to be analyzed within its context and in comparison to the general market for ice cream. Different types of sorbet along with gelato make up the ice cream market. Figures provided by market analysts show that the global market for ice cream has seen an expansion of up to 8.7% during the first half-decade of the 21st...

Muhammad Yunus and the Concept of Microfinance

By Phin Upham Muhammad Yunus is credited with developing the incredibly innovative concepts of micro-finance and microcredit. Yunus developed a system for poor people to invest in each other through small loans, thereby lifting one another out of poverty. Micro credit works by offering small loans to people in need who would not normally receive such loans. It has had a significant impact in developing entrepreneurial...

FedEx: America’s First Single-Carrier Shipper

By Phin Upham FedEx Express and FedEx are the same company, but there is a different starting point for each one. Fred Smith was studying at Yale when he realized a simple fact every business person takes for granted: time is money. Except the advent of technology meant more could be accomplished in less time, so time was worth even more money than it ever was before. So Smith decided that he wanted to tackle the fundamental...

Gelato Versus Ice Cream: The Differences

During World War II, ice cream became a staple of summertime. According to statistics, 90% of American households consume ice cream, and from its multiple flavors to its abundance of toppings, it serves as the largest form of dessert.  Still, gelato continues to gain popularity and some stores that traditionally offer ice cream now have gelato too. But what are the differences that set these two iced treats...

The Mars Candy Bar Company

By Samuel Phineas Upham During World War II, Wrigley was a gum available only to troops. Today, thanks to the Mars Company, Wrigley gum is just one of many candies and confectionaries available in super markets and corner stores across the nation. Frank C. Mars began the company with his second wife, Ethel after having learned the art of candy dipping from his mother. They started a factory in 1911 to produce and sell candy...