Economics - 2

The Taxing Question of Land

The Taxing Question of Land

Recession, unemployment, poverty, a lack of funding for public services, battling the deficit, the rising cost of health care, not having enough money to buy a home... what is the source to these economic troubles? Why is it so hard to afford a...

7.19

Not Business As Usual

Not Business As Usual

The traditional form of capitalism is putting a product or service to the market and making money. However, some businessmen contemplate that the real entrepreneurship is to figure out how the world is better off because of your product or service and bring...

8.17

The Plague of the Black Debt

The Plague of the Black Debt

MoneyWeek claims that everything about the way you live your life could change very badly. How you save your money, your retirement plan, the way you safeguard your assets... all of these things they believe are under a great danger. They don't make...

5.25

Wage Crisis

Wage Crisis

The American working underclass has been under extreme tension for some time. Now with politicians not inclined to increase the minimum wage and food stamps stretched thin, the social ramification could be disastrous. The recession is not over for most American citizens. Most...

8.09

The Wall Street Code

The Wall Street Code

Super quick computers and advanced mathematical formulas have largely taken over trading on the financial markets from human beings - algorithms which seem to have a life of their own. Algorithms secretly lie waiting for the moment that your Apple share or your...

9.16

Buy Buy Europe

Buy Buy Europe

The Eurozone was built at the high point of the neo-liberalism and the people who built it actually believed in their effort. They believed that if we had liberalized banks they would send money to where it is most needed and they believed...

8.43

Getting Rich

Getting Rich

It is one of the most extraordinary transformations of our time - China. A country long in the grip of communism is now devoted to private enterprise. That is what they had to do for the ordinary people of China to become richer....

8.81

China or Bust

China or Bust

China - a superpower emerging at breakneck speed. It's the Holy Grail for risk-taking entrepreneurs. Every day, hundreds of British businessmen arrive full of hope and expectation. It's the land of opportunity. It's a place where dreams can come true. But Chinese entrepreneurs,...

8.71

Four Horsemen

Four Horsemen

Over the centuries systems have been subtly modified, manipulated and even corrupted often to serve the interests of the few. We've continually accepted these changes and because man can adjust to living under virtually any conditions, the trait that's enabled us to survive...

9.11

China: The Orient Excess

China: The Orient Excess

What impact the super rich are having in China and what is their prominence and ostentation saying about the Communist Party's complicated attitude to capitalism? Young entrepreneurs are the reflection of Chinese society today. Only two things count: money and success. You can...

8.37

The World's Richest City

The World's Richest City

Singapore is a playground for the mega rich; the place to park their wealth. As people get more affluent, they want to look at more luxury items, better homes, better cars, and better yachts. Billionaires, tycoons and big foreign firms are drawn there...

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