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April 8, 2015 Women and the Future of InvestingSource: Triple Pundit
Discerning the ways in which women interact with and affect the investment sector has in the past been challenging, as very few serious discussions delved deeply into the subject. The most prominent conversations have tended to...
April 7, 2015 The American people are clueless: Why income inequality is so much worse than we realizeSource: Salon
In a candid conversation with Frank Rich last fall, Chris Rock said, “Oh, people don’t even know. If poor people knew how rich rich people are, there would be riots in the streets.” The findings of three studies, published over...
Oil prices swooned on Thursday as John Kerry claimed a major breakthrough in talks with Iran. They later recovered a bit but markets remained unsettled. Will the deal sink oil prices? Probably not. Even if the Obama...
Six years after the Global Financial Crisis, the U.S. stock market continues to soar to new heights with nary a pullback or correction. In this piece, I will explain why the stock market is experiencing a new bubble that is...
April 5, 2015 Is Another Financial Crisis On the Way'
Reason - He was, however, a member of the largely misguided îFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commissionî of 2009-2010, and he dissented from that body's final report. Wallison's story of the run-up to the 2007 collapse...
It is very worrying for the world that American policy makers should be capable of making such outrageous errors, scoring own-goals, as the decision to play poker against China over the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)...
April 2, 2015 How To Reenergize The Hard-Hit Oil And Gas IndustrySource: Forbes
Here’s a piece of legislation the Republican Congress should pass pronto: end the decades old, misbegotten ban on the export of crude oil, as well as the stifling bureaucratic restrictions on the export of natural gas. Astounding...
Many Americans are saving a lot—and, shocker, they’re folks in the middle class. Some 35% of households earning between $50,000 and $74,999 are putting away more than 10% of their incomes, including 14% who are saving more than...
April 1, 2015 Something scary happened in the stock market, and what one analyst said about it was even scarierSource: Business Insider
Late Tuesday in the US, or early Wednesday in the rest of the world, the bottom fell out of US stock market futures contracts. S&P 500 futures were down by as much as 1.3% at around 9:00 p.m. ET
March 31, 2015 Opinion: What Friedman got wrong about the Great Depression cost us during the Great RecessionSource: Market Watch
BERKELEY, Calif. — Ideas matter. That is the lesson of “Hall of Mirrors,” the American economist Barry Eichengreen’s chronicle of the two biggest economic crises of the past 100 years: the 20th century’s Great Depression and the...
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