Palwasha Saaim

Palwasha Saaim is a Research Analyst at Lombardi Financial where she covers mid- and large-cap stocks, economic trends, and stock market movements. Saaim graduated summa cum laude in Economics and Finance and has passed all three levels of the CFA program. She has worked in diverse capacities in the financial services sector as an analyst, instructor, and writer. She takes keen interest in politics and is a supporter of numerous social and charitable causes. When she is not writing, she is seen baking, reading or video-gaming. You can contact Palwasha at

12 Target Stores to Shut as Retail Store Closures in 2017 Hit New Records

Target Stores Closing

Target Stores Closing, Employees Informed of Layoffs America’s retail woes are continuing this year as one retailer after another announces store closures. Target Corporation is the latest company to announce retail store closures and job cuts in the midst of the ongoing retail apocalypse. The Minnesota-based Target is closing 12 stores across the country by February (more…)

ExGen Bankruptcy: Low Energy Prices Force Exelon’s Texas Subsidiary into Bankruptcy

ExGen bankruptcy

Growing Debt Load Triggers ExGen Bankruptcy The Texas-based subsidiary of giant utility company Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Illinois-based Exelon’s ExGen Texas Power LLC has ended up seeking a bankruptcy court’s protection in the midst of its growing debt burden. ExGen’s bankruptcy will allow parent Exelon to retain one key asset (more…)

Pharmaceutical Product Development Job Cuts Hit HR Department

PPD Layoffs

PPD Layoffs Part of Challenges in the Pharma Industry America’s pharma industry is continuing to shed more jobs each passing day. Wilmington, North Carolina-based contract research organization (CRO) Pharmaceutical Product Development, LLC (PPD) is cutting an undisclosed number of jobs in its hometown and in The Research Triangle (an area of North Carolina), in what seems like a cost-cutting (more…)

Athenahealth Job Cuts to Hit Atlanta Client Support Center

Athenahealth Job Cuts Hit Atlanta Office Just days after the healthcare IT company athenahealth, Inc (NASDAQ:ATHN) shared plans to slash its workforce, the first string of layoffs has hit its employees in Georgia. Athenahealth is closing its client support center in Atlanta, GA, leading to dozens of athenahealth job cuts in the city.