Economics

Glass–Steagall is Old News. Really…

October 13, 2015 0 Comments
Glass–Steagall is Old News. Really…

The election cycle is drawing near, so naturally, there will be no shortage of the talking heads beating the dead horse on this particular issue. Of course, Glass-Steagall was never an economic/financial issue in 2008, nor in 2012. Not because people are worried about this issue (the Roper Center Archive reports that only ONE poll […]

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The Nightmare On Wall Street

August 22, 2015 1 Comment
The Nightmare On Wall Street

The end of the trading week has begun, and the start of a new nightmare begins, as this week marks the worst week for stocks since 2011. Not to mention the Dow experienced the largest point drop since the financial crisis. Um, ouch? And I know I’ve played this meme plenty of times before, but […]

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Fed Study: Federal Financial Aid Drives Up College Tuition Cost

August 20, 2015 0 Comments
Fed Study: Federal Financial Aid Drives Up College Tuition Cost

I wasn’t exactly sure a study for this would ever surface because it really isn’t necessary. Understandably, the issue over surging college tuition cost has been vexing for most people. After all, economics is a difficult concept to grasp, and people (as a collective) usually cannot understand the mistakes they’ve done until some professors in […]

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Good Thing I Never Wanted To Be A Lawyer…

August 13, 2015 1 Comment
Good Thing I Never Wanted To Be A Lawyer…

I could never truly understand the psyche and the mentality of someone who chooses (voluntarily) to enter the law profession. Most people dislike lawyers because they represent people and corporations without caring about who they are, what they have done (or accused of), who they have wronged or how culpable they are. I guess this […]

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Pointless CEO Pay Ratio Rule Is Pointless

August 6, 2015 0 Comments
Pointless CEO Pay Ratio Rule Is Pointless

This is also what happens when you allow just anyone to write, draft and propose laws for our financial sector. As a result, you get this rather pointless and silly CEO Pay Ratio rule, as a requirement for the Dodd-Frank Act of 2008. Some small background into the fact, as a response to the 2008 […]

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We Need Banks To Be ‘Too Big To Fail,’ Whether We Know It Or Not

August 5, 2015 0 Comments
We Need Banks To Be ‘Too Big To Fail,’ Whether We Know It Or Not

Regardless of how you frame the question about the popularity of banks, there are a ton of people who will tell you that they do not like banks. There are also a ton of people who can list at least 5 things they dislike about banks. The same people most likely do not understand normal […]

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What Happened To All The Freelancers?

July 26, 2015 0 Comments
What Happened To All The Freelancers?

What does it take to be a business owner these days? Not much, especially with technology. You have the success of private car or ride sharing technology initiated by Uber. You also have AirBnB, which basically allows people rent out their own homes, apartments or property, bringing substantial supplemental income to ordinary people. Then, you […]

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The Greek State of Security & ‘Trust’

July 13, 2015 0 Comments
The Greek State of Security & ‘Trust’

This weekend began another series of deals, which lasted well until the late nights, until the early morning in Greece. Naturally, Eurogroup officials are no strangers to working long hours of negotiating deals for the betterment of their nation’s economic sustainability. By economic sustainability, I’m of course referring to the Greek economy. Before the summit […]

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Hillary Clinton Uses Misleading Productivity Chart In Part-Time Debate

July 11, 2015 2 Comments
Hillary Clinton Uses Misleading Productivity Chart In Part-Time Debate

I already knew this would happen on day, so it’s not a surprise why I am writing about this again. You might have seen this chart somewhere before: Anyone who believes Americans aren’t working hard enough hasn’t met enough American workers. pic.twitter.com/wyS1p8zcDo — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 9, 2015 I wrote about on one of […]

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Why Did Greece Even Have A Referendum At All?

July 8, 2015 1 Comment
Why Did Greece Even Have A Referendum At All?

There is a rather interesting meme going on in Europe right now… The Twitter Universe located in Europe has started a hashtag, #ExplainNoToJuncker, where a bunch of anti-Austerity supporters express why the referendum even needed to take place. However, there is just one problem with that: Greece financial situation has not changed, or even improved […]

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