America’s infrastructure: how bad is it really?

by Jelani Rucker on February 27, 2015

Really bad, to put it simply... Unfortunately, it's no secret that America's infrastructure is falling apart. Just look around you. You're bound to see a road inundated with potholes. You likely run into excruciating delays due to poor road conditions on a regular basis. How about that aging bridge you drive over daily in need of some ser...

4 Challenges of Manufacturing Made in America Products

by Jelani Rucker on January 27, 2015

Over the past several years, there has been a surge in American-made products. As a country, we shipped production and jobs overseas where cheap labor resulted in higher profit margins for many companies. Thankfully, we have begun to usher production back into the United States, which has resulted in a resurgence in the number of products made a...

What are the implications of falling oil prices?

by Jelani Rucker on December 23, 2014

As oil prices continue their descent, many are becoming more concerned about what this could mean for the recent boom within the US oil industry. While American motorists are benefiting from lower gasoline prices, the implications of decreasing oil prices could very well fuel undesirable outcomes for oil companies, and related industries....