retail therapy

Apple Card holders are an expensive group to service.

“Reported by Bloomberg, the new performance details from Goldman’s Platform Solutions division paint a grim picture. In just the first nine months of 2022, the businesses including Apple Card saw a pretax loss of over $1.2 billion.” ~ learn more

retail therapy

Amazon’s marijuana request.

“Amazon has told its delivery partners to stop screening applicants for marijuana use, according to Bloomberg. Amazon said screening for marijuana reduces the number of job applicants by 30%. The company said eliminating the requirement increases applications by 400%.” | learn more

fun facts

Supersized pickup trucks

Angie Schmitt, writing for Bloomberg, tells the story of the pickup truck and its transformation from no-frills working truck to gigantic family vehicle. She makes the point that these large vehicles are more dangerous for pedestrians in crowded areas due […]

fun facts

The fast and the furious and the data.

Bloomberg put a lot of manhours into analyzing all sorts of interest data from the Fast and the Furious series of movies. For example, are you curious how the 311 gear shifts break down between the 7 movies? | learn […]