The business world as we know has been facing challenging moments during the past years. Oil prices became crazy, companies’ structures became more dynamic, and the idea of being a freelancer or a solopreneur gained more recognition during the past years than it did during the past decades. There are many factors that can be […]

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The last few years have been strange for the oil industry. There hasn’t been a downturn as lasting since the 1990’s and while many are hopeful that prices will soon not only recover but actually boom, a healthy dose of skepticism lingers as it seems like the bounce back is taking longer than expected. Experts […]

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The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries or OPEC, has had a say in global oil policies and prices ever since its inception in 1960.  The organization is home to the biggest petroleum producing countries and until recently it had immense power in determining just how much one barrel of crude would cost and the effects […]

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Puerto Rico will carry out a debt restructuring for seventy billion dollars according to the island’s governor Rosselló. The US government has asked to activate the bankruptcy process after the announcement of the main creditors at the beginning of the legal process regarding the cessation of payments. He also requested the US Supervisory Board to […]

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Bankruptcy is something many businesses need to deal with, especially those that are small or just started their operations. It is quite common to see how small businesses have to close their doors after just a few years or even months of being launched to the market. Reality has shown that small companies are the […]

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Ever since the Great Recession, Americans have started to spend more money each year enjoying the prosperity of a time of economic abundance, but those habits have certainly changed. Even though people are spending more, they are doing so while avoiding retail stores. Americans today are opting for paying for experiences instead of objects, thus […]

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It is no secret to anyone that oil prices have been changing dramatically recently. Different political situations are taking place worldwide and oil prices seem to be more unstable than ever. Multiple threats to the use of oil pop up every day, such as wars between nations and environmental problems. One thing that not many […]

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Contestant:  I’ll take American Business Stats for 500. Host: 25,970. Contestant: What is the amount of companies that have filed for bankruptcy up until August 2017. Host: That is correct! You read correctly.  In 8 months, almost 26,000 companies have filed for Chapter 7, 11, 13 or 15 bankruptcies.  Those are actually pretty normal numbers, […]

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The game industry is known for moving great amounts of money in deals all over the world every year. This industry is dynamic and constantly evolving since video games are something that needs to offer innovations, is constantly updating and upgrading, and has many competitors in the market. Thanks to the numerous competitors and entrepreneurs […]

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Toys “R” Us is one of the largest retailers in the world and probably the most popular toy store in the United States, but this Monday they filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The news comes as a shock to everyone but they aren’t necessarily that surprising if you have been paying attention for the […]

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