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10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

10 Signs the World Has Gone Mad

Societies across the globe are facing the dire consequence that life as we know it is clambering to chaos. Worldwide infrastructures are crumbling, popular culture has become the baseline for values, and dysfunctional governments are now controlling the world. Here are 10 Signs The World Has Gone...

Oil Prices 'Dangerous' for Global Economy

Oil Prices 'Dangerous' for Global Economy

A recent analysis of oil prices by the International Energy Agency revealed dismal data and concluded that oil prices are 'dangerous' for the global economy. The lead energy watchdog group found that oil costs for over 34 countries belonging to the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and...

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

21 Most Recession & Depression-Proof Jobs

The time has come (the Walrus said) to stop being pacified by safe, soft-pedaled words like ‘recession,’ ‘slump’ or ‘dip in the market.‘ Let’s face the facts, folks: Times are hard; money’s tight. The price of everything from gas to grapes skyrockets,...

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

100 Best Barack Obama Quotes

Barack Hussein Obama II is the 44th and present President of the United States. Born on August 4, 1961 in Honolulu, Hawaii, to Ann Dunham and Barack Obama, Sr., Obama spent his childhood in Witchita, Kansas. Obama's parents separated when he was a toddler at the age of two, and later divorced....

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Apple Posts Record Earnings

For a time in our countries economy when down revenues are the norm and layoffs are all to common there is one company that continues to surge and surge on it did last Quarter. Apple posted record earnings. "Apple reported on Tuesday third-quarter earnings higher than analysts had expected, but...

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What Is Hyperinflation?

Hyperinflation is a term used in economics to describe a situation wherein the rate of inflation goes out of control. Inflation is used to refer to the increase in the overall prices of goods and services in an economy over a period of time. Due to the increase in the prices, the purchasing power...

20 Economists Who Helped Get Us Into This Mess

20 Economists Who Helped Get Us Into This Mess

Western economies all over are on the verge of collapse. Money is getting printed like there is no tomorrow. Citizens of Western nations recognize that something is all screwed up with the way our economies are run - there is pessimism in the air. Unemployment is growing at a rapid rate. So...

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Cash for Clunkers Program Kicks Off Today

The US Federal Cash For Clunkers programs officially gets underway today. It will be interesting to see how this effects the economy will probably see a rise in new car purchases, and increased manufacturing as well as better gas mileage. Either way if your looking to trade out your car now looks...

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Obama Urges Wall Street Regulation

According to the Huffington Post President Obama plans to call on more regulatory oversight in a speech on the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers Collapse. Personally I've never seen that more regulation does good, but in this case I know the one big thing I'm really against is these huge bonuses,...

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How Much Is a Kilowatt Hour?

People who are looking after their electricity costs (and their total household expenses in general) may want to know the cost of a kilowatt hour. Kilowatt hour is the unit if electricity. It means 1,000 watts and is generally how much it would take to operate a 1,000 watt appliance for an hour....