• The Importance of Divestment
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    The opposite of investing, divesting is the act of selling stocks, bonds, investment funds, and even companies, whether by an individual or a larger enterprise. This is often meant to protest immoral activity and pressure companies or governments to change their wrongful policies. Many larger institutions (such as U.S. universities and colleges) will invest billions […]

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  • An Outline of Debt in the United States
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    Politicians and poor people believe credit is the equivalent of cash. With the government borrowing record at record highs, consumers, especially low-class people, are using credit cards more than ever, one must question when will both debtors—the U.S. government and individual debtors—will pay this money back. There seems to be a sentiment that credit is […]

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  • Being a Mindful Consumer
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    Everyone in America is some type of consumer. The economy depends on it, whether one is contributing to a small business or a large corporation. Americans often seem to pour their hard earned pay checks into businesses they may know nothing about. Although all companies have faults, it is important to be investing in ones […]

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  • Trump’s Trade Wars are Hurting China
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    The Trump administration has recently announced they are considering to lever another set of tariffs on Chinese imports totalling $200 billion USD. The Chinese are still discussing how to retaliate; however, their number one target remains United States companies. These threats, from both Washington and Beijing, have hampered the attempts of the Treasury Secretary and […]

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  • What Is The Italian Eurocrisis And Why Is It Important?
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    The Euro has caused many problems for not only Europe’s economy, but for the global economy. One currency shared among 19 odd nations was originally intended to make global trade easier, but from an economic standpoint it is a mess. There are extremely robust economies such as Germany, holding up the Euro while meager nations […]

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  • State Of The Market- An Update
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    Since the recession in 2008, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has seen a total return of approximately 250%. This in itself is nothing to worry about and appears to be healthy market movement, but when looking at the stages of growth, concerns can arise. From mid 2009 to early 2016, the market was moving consistently […]

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  • Why Cryptocurrency Has Been Left Behind, For Now
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    Bitcoin was the buzzword of late 2017. In December, Bitcoin topped out at 20,000, a record which seemed unattainable to most. This new value caught many by surprise, immediately shock and awe took over the cryptocurrency market. Within the course of 2 months, billions of dollars flooded into the cryptocurrency market, causing many coins to […]

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  • I Want to Be a (Bitcoin) Billionaire
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    You could be forgiven for thinking you’re the only person who’s not become a self-made “bitcoin billionaire” over the last few months. Everywhere you look, the profits and personal gains earned by those who invested early in this newest “cryptocurrency” have been splashed across newspapers, leading many to speculate on whether Bitcoin, and other online […]

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