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Business & Money
by SMG
2 years ago
LIBOR Collusion: The Controversy of 2012

In 2012, an event occurred in which one of the most used benchmarks in the financial industry was manipulated. This article defines LIBOR, explains its original purpose, and exposes the scandal that occurred in 2012 that tested the system's existence.

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by Edo Japan
2 years ago
The Basics of Austrian Economics

Austrian Economics is a school of economic thought originating in Vienna, Austria in the late 1800's. I go through the basic tenets of this school of thought in layman's terms.

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by classicalgeek
2 years ago
Why You Are Charged for Missed Appointments

75 dollars for a missed appointment? Why?

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by Knight of Coins
2 years ago
What is Money?

This article considers the subject of what money actually is, considering its ideal functions as a medium of exchange, unit of account, and store of value, among other aspects. It also briefly mentions some interesting forms of historic commodity money (in addition to gold and paper currencies), and the relationship of money's performance as a store of value to both debtors and creditors.

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by DubeluWriter
2 years ago
Royalty Trusts: Are They Really Worth The Risk?

Royalty trusts are pretty popular investments. What exactly are they? Are they really worth the risk?

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by Stefan Collins
2 years ago
3 Economic Concepts Everyone Should Understand

In modern society, economic knowledge is just as essential as understanding basic medical and political ideas.

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by Neal_Litherland
2 years ago
What Is The Gold Standard?

We often refer to something of high quality as being a "gold standard" investment. What does that mean? Well there was a time when actual gold backed all of the currency in America, in addition to other nations around the world. While the gold standard no longer exists in the U.S. understanding what it was is an important part of economic history.

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by D One
2 years ago
The Economist Free Download

Get The Economist free download using the program Calibre.

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by goatfury
2 years ago
My 3 Favorite Billionaires

Billionaires are looked at as heroes by many, but for me they have always been pariahs. Now, however, some are standing out as sources of inspiration. Here's who they are, and why.

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by mjpyro
2 years ago
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Corporate Inversions - Tax Avoidance and Tax Loopholes

What is corporate tax inversion and why is it suddenly an issue in politics today?

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by A J Codispoti
3 years ago
The Great Recession: What Really Caused it

There is an old saying, "Success has a thousand fathers, but failure is an orphan". The economic crisis that led to the Great Recession is said to have many causes, but one cause not fully examined were the actions of Congress in the years immediately preceding the crisis. It was a time when the peril was recognized, but efforts to correct the problem while it was still correctable, were systematically stopped because of partisan politics.

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by Linus Tham
3 years ago
How The Economy Functions: A Summary

This article explains how the economy works and the relationship between debt, spending and growth. Inspired by "How the Economic Machine Works" by Ray Dalios.

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by Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
3 years ago
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Top 10 Wealthiest California Suburbs of San Francisco

Have you ever wondered where in San Francisco do all the wealthy people live? If you have, check out this list of the Top 10 Wealthiest California Suburbs of San Francisco.

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by Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
3 years ago
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Top 10 Wealthiest New York Suburbs of New York City

New York City is the concrete jungle of America. There are plenty of nice places to raise a family though, and contrary to popular belief, some of these wealthy suburbs are not that crazily priced. Here are the Top 10 Wealthiest New York Suburbs of New York City!

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by John Crew
3 years ago
How Inflation Works

            We hear it all of the time, “The price of everything is going up!” Our news media talks about price gouging at the gas pump and how the cost of food is skyrocketing. Every week we read about more people who are getting on food stamps to help...

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by John Crew
3 years ago
Why College Prices Skyrocket

The higher education market is one of the most manipulated markets in the world. This article explains the high costs.

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by Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
3 years ago
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Top 10 Wealthiest Texas Suburbs of Houston

Have you ever wondered what the wealthiest suburbs of Houston are? With easy access to the Gulf of Mexico, great Mexican food, and all the professional teams a guy needs, Houston is very much an underrated city in this country. If you are a lady rest assured that these suburbs supply everything you need for a glitzy life as well.

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by Gentlemen Prefer Blondes
3 years ago
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Top 10 Wealthiest Texas Suburbs of Dallas

Looking to move or get away from the disadvantages of a diverse neighborhood? Look no further. Per capita income is the truest measure of wealth for a given city - and taking this measure and using it to asses Texas suburbs of Dallas leaves us with 10 suburbs you may not have known are the wealthiest.

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by curiosity44
3 years ago
7 Factors That Affect Gasoline Prices

The average American often misunderstands why gasoline prices fluctuate. Some believe that gas stations raise them whenever they want. Others blame politicans for enacting laws that are harmful to the consumer. There are people that hold huge corporations responsible for making profits at their expense. The reality is that...

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by mjpyro
3 years ago
10 States with the Highest Gasoline Tax

Gasoline taxes account for up to 70 cents of each gallon of gas purchased in some states. So which states have the highest combined gas taxes?

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