The UFC has experienced drastic growth since its founding in 1993. Not only has the organization cemented itself as the premier mixed martial arts promotion, but the enterprise has also developed into one of the most successful sports leagues in the globe. Armed with an abundance of financial resources, the organization has done an excellent job in expanding its global stronghold and negotiating promising business deals. However, the organization’s financial success has been largely overshadowed by its unethical compensation of fighters, a controversy that has sparked immense public outrage. To resolve this scandal and repair its public image, it is crucial for the UFC to recognize its past injustices and implement a reformed fighter compensation structure. In doing so, the company will restore its currently fractured reputation and properly position itself for sustainable long-term success.Continue Reading

The sports card market is scorching hot as of late, and there is no end in sight. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry has catapulted forward, shattering previous sales records and growing a loyal consumer base. In the following article, investing columnist Robert Liu explores the world of sports cards and investigates the factors that have caused this industry to boom. Continue Reading

On October 2, 2020 India and South Africa proposed a temporary waiver on coronavirus vaccine patent rights in a meeting of the World Trade Organization. With over 100 co-signatories (mostly developing countries), the so-called “TRIPS Vaccine Waiver” has raised questions about intellectual property and access ethics during a pandemic.Continue Reading

The pandemic, as it has done to so many industries, has put in a pin in the production and distribution of movies and television shows, yet as so many people are forced to self isolate, the demand for content new and old has never been higher. As COVID-19 drains some sectors of the film industry and boosts others, we investigate who the biggest winners and losers of the pandemic are in the entertainment industry. Continue Reading

What happens when entire countries can no longer pay their debts in the 21st century? Is the international economy strong enough to handle dozens of insolvent countries—especially in the middle of a global pandemic? This article explores how countries became indebted before and during COVID-19 and whether the current strategy of sovereign debt reduction is an effective way to stabilize countries in the midst of a public health crisis.Continue Reading