Uber Stock Continues To Plunge After Failed IPO

Bella Breakdown The bad news continues to come for once unstoppable tech company Uber. Just days after going public, the ride-share company’s stock has reached a new low in the stock exchange calling its future of making profits into question. Just days after Lyft and Uber employees went on strike last Wednesday due to unfair wages and compensation and going public Uber Technologies’ shares closed down 10.8% on Monday. More than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut. “The stock “did not trade as well as we had hoped post-IPO,” Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi...

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Roku Continues To Grow In The World Of Streaming

Bella Breakdown Roku is proving to be the little engine that could in an entertainment world dominated by streaming services. Early Thursday morning it was revealed that stocks for the company rose 22% sealing what was already a “flawless quarter.” for the streaming platform provider. Due to Roku’s growing numbers, the company doesn’t seem too worried about the upcoming launch of both Disney and Apple’s streaming platforms. “It is increasingly clear that the shift to streaming is accelerating,” Roku CFO Steve Louden said. “There is more cord cutting, more major new streaming announcements, and more ad dollars flowing to...

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Millennials Are Spending More On Beer Than Their Phone Bill

Bella Breakdown Millennials are once again proving they are the new beer snobs after a survey revealed the young generation spends $60 a month on craft beer. That’s more than the average cost of a cell phone bill. According to the survey, millennial drinkers are dishing out $5 more on beer than any other American drinker. More than half (56%) of millennials said they drank an ice cold craft brew at least once a week. And it’s the men who are being the big spenders when it comes to craft beer. Spending $66 a month on the alcoholic beverage...

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Here’s How To Score Free Upgrades With These Slick Travel Hacks

Bella Breakdown Traveling can feel like a hassle for those who aren’t big fans of feeling packed like sardines in economy class. Luckily, there are ways for you to get some free upgrades while traveling to your destination. If you are someone who has to travel a lot for work it would be best to join your favorite airline’s loyalty program. For companies like American Airlines, it’s free to sign up for the frequent flyer program online and you can earn points with their partnered airlines. If you have the money to spare, but not the frequent flyer miles...

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‘Avengers: Endgame’ Makes History With $1.2 Billion Box Office Weekend

Bella Breakdown The final Avengers film has done what many have already predicted and has become the highest-grossing film in opening weekend history. “Avengers: Endgame” debuted with $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally. The final installment of Marvel’s superhero flick surpassed the historical threshold twice as fast as it’s predecessor “Avengers: Infinity War” which was able to reach the billion dollar mark in 11 days. “Though ‘Endgame’ is far from an end for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, these first 22 films constitute a sprawling achievement,’ Disney Chairman Alan Horn said. In its first weekend, ‘Endgame’...

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