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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...

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...

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,...

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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 Economics?

The study of the production, distribution and consumption of both goods and services is called economics. What economists do is to try to understand the economy and how it responds to the many factors that would influence it. The concept of modern economics started in 1776. This was the year Adam...

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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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...

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Is Dubai Really Tax-Free?

Dubai is part of the Middle Eastern region. It is part of the United Arab Emirates. Though it is small and has a population of just one million, it is very wealthy and enjoys a flourishing tourism industry. People go to Dubai, which is essentially a desert town, because of the fantastic architecture,...

Student Stressors: The Generation of the Future Is Feeling Fried

Student Stressors: The Generation of the Future Is Feeling Fried

Nearly three-quarters of college students are stressed out by the thought of their grades, and 78 percent are forced to deal with stress resulting from schoolwork.

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Paul Krugman Believes We Are in a Massive Global Depression

According to Paul Krugman who recently wrote in the Wall St Journal's Business Economic Forum that the economic decline, and international trade declination is much greater than during the Great Depression, and that we are not seeing any increase of GDP globally in fact just the opposite we are...