Published Stories: BER 19 Summer Internships

BER students worked at internships during their Summer 2018 semester. These internships are required for the BER curriculum. Below is a sampling of their bylines; articles without links reside behind a pay wall.


Oil Drillers Cut U.S. Rig Fleet in Aftermath of OPEC Moves
June 29, 2018

In Big Jump, Half of Oil Chiefs Pay Get Tied to Investor Returns
July 3, 2018

Oil Explorers in U.S. Heartland Need $69 Crude to Boost Drilling
June 13, 2018

Steel Tariff Add $40 Million ‘Tax’ to Pipeline Project, Executive Tells Congress
July 24 2018

U.S. Oil Rigs Reach New High as Drillers Chase Price Surge
August 10, 2018


Overstock Blockchain Subsidiary tZero Raises $134 Million In ICO
August 9, 2018

11 Companies Join ‘Agreements Network’ To Develop Ethereum Platform For Lawyers
July 26, 2018

Crypto Asset Manager Bitwise Files For Cryptocurrency ETF
July 24, 2018

Winklevoss Brothers Hire Former NYSE Exec To Help Run Gemini Cryptocurrency Exchange
July 6, 2018

Guide To Top Cryptocurrency Exchanges
June 20, 2018

USA Today (Los Angeles)

Chinese tariffs muck up market for U.S. pig parts and hog farmers
August 1, 2018

With losses mounting, here’s why Trump is appealing to farmers angry about Chinese tariffs
July 26, 2018

Used-car prices hit a 13-year high as more late-model car come off lease
June 15, 2018

As stigma lifts, more men opt for plastic surgery — from ‘torso tucks’ to Botox
June 13, 2018

Home prices outpace income, inflation
June 6, 2018

Yahoo Finance

‘The last of the 100-year breed’: Here’s what’s left of GE
July 20, 2018

The highest-paid CEOs in the U.S. banking industry
July 21, 2018

Iceland may be looking at its ‘next bubble’
August 5, 2018

Singapore Airlines VP discusses the longest flight in the world
August 4, 2018

The American guitar industry is making a serious comeback
August 14, 2018



Trump’s SCOTUS nominee thinks that ISPs have First Amendment rights, which could spell bad news for your privacy
July 13,2018

Why the DOJ keeps going after the AT&T-Time Warner deal
August 6, 2018

How independent audio companies lure in customers to battle against Apple, Amazon and other tech giants
July 28, 2018


New York City just voted to cap Uber and Lyft vehicles, and that could make rides more expensive
August 8, 2018

Fitbit jumps after earnings beat
August 1, 2018

Democratic Sen. Warner has a new policy paper with proposals to regulate Big Tech companies
July 30, 2018

The Deal

Penn and Vici Off to Margaritaville
June 20, 2018

Casino operator Penn National Gaming and gaming REIT VICI Properties partnered to acquire the Louisiana casino resort for a total of $376 million.

Amag Passes Off Blood Cord Registry
June 15, 2018

Amag Pharmaceuticals bought Cord Blood Registry in 2015 for a hefty $700 million. Less than three years later, they sold it for $530 million.

Mystery QCP Bidder May Be Private Equity Firm
June 13, 2018

Analysts say the mystery bidder that swept in to challenge healthcare REIT Welltower’s agreed-upon acquisition of Quality Care Properties is most likely a private equity giant.

Pantry Remains Full of Packaged Foods Targets
June 28, 2018

Campbell Soup, Post, B&G Foods and Hain Celestial are among the next potential deals in the food space, analysts say.

“Millennials, Mascara and M&A: Cosmetics Deals Sparkle”
July 16, 2018

Private equity firms and beauty giants alike have inked deals in the pursuit of the millennial market and that trend is expected to continue


As No-Deal Brexit Looms, UK Blockchain Startups Are Weighing Options
August 19, 2018

You Can’t Ban Math: Crypto Unites to Call Out Congressman
July 19, 2018

Walmart Looks to Blockchain for Better Package Tracking
July 9, 2018

US Senators Discuss Crypto Threat to Domestic Elections
June 26, 2018

First Crypto Firm IPO on London Stock Exchange Raises $32.5 Million
August 8, 2018

Source Media (Benefits News)

‘Ghosting’ hits the workplace as latest headache for HR managers
July 23 2018

Smiley face and thumbs up? Texting, emojis enter the job interview
August 8, 2018

With little saved, employers and aging employees share same fear: Can retirement happen?
July 11, 2018

Student loans or retirement? Abbott’s new benefit helps workers tackle both
July 5, 2018

The gig economy grows but employees’ benefits lag
June 19, 2018


Puerto Rico’s GO Group defends holdings disclosures after UCC requests stricter rules
July 12, 2018

Puerto Rico bankruptcy advisors seek USD 65.8m in third interim compensation applications
July 19, 2018

Puerto Rico bondholder groups’ Title III 2019 analyses alongside insurer exposure
July 27, 2018

COFINA Senior Bondholders’ Coalition boosts holdings with commonwealth bonds and COFINA debt
August 16, 2018

Green bond issuers slash volume after refunding spree, expect to pick up in late 2018, 2019
August 21, 2018