Economics : Business & Finance
This article compares the economy during the Great Depression and the current economy. It covers unemployment, stocks, and how government officials are stepping in to create a better future.
Wall Street, the housing market and the whole economy have all gone from boom to bust. The global economic meltdown is a stark reminder of how giant bubbles tend to over-inflate until they reach critical mass and inevitably dash our hopes and dreams; dreams of comfortable retirements, steady incomes
Everyone is talking about deflation, and people say there's no inflation going on, but that really isn't true, especially if you been to the grocery store lately. Have you noticed lately that even when you go to the grocery store for just a few items, you end up spending quite a bit of mon
You have heard by now that the recession is officially over. Do you feel like celebrating? Probably not. This week's announcement from the National Bureau of Economic Research confirmed what we already knew, which is that the Great Recession has been over for quite a while - officially, now, si
Most people are not aware of the financial benefits of good business and personal practices. A myriad of ways to capitalize on new technology and benefits to your operational budget, your local community and the environment are available and for the most part, are not tapped in sufficiently.
The Gulf Coast oil spill is a disaster in Florida, possibly costing nearly 200,000 jobs and completely eliminating some ten billion dollars in spending. This from research conducted by the University of Central Florida.
One disturbing trend of the new Economy could be the decrease in funding for International Charities and Organizations. Will our cash strapped Governments and citizens coping with the human fallout of the economic crisis decide Charity does begin at home?
The United States has a long history of carrying public debt, dating back to the Revolutionary War. In fact, ever since Alexander Hamilton proclaimed "a national debt, if not excessive, will be to us a national blessing," the US has only been debt-free for one year, between 1834 and 1835.
Does an industry exist that can benefit the economy, the environment, world peace, and create jobs while keeping them in the country?Believe it or not, the answer is a resounding yes!So what exactly is this industry and why is America not employing more of it?
We all know that Greece can't pay it's debts and, as such, sooner or later it's going to have to default. When it does, as many financial analysts say, the situation is going to be relatively similar to what happened in the United States in 1998. Except much worse.
Within a day of the Sendai Earthquake the death toll had risen to 1000 with 500 missing - as the figure was climbing literally hourly. In the world news were videos of the damage, and on YouTube 10s of thousands of uploads within the first couple of hours. As more videos poured in the World watched
Many people have difficulty with large numbers. We need to hold our elected officials accountable for the debt and the deficit before they become uncontrollable. If we don't get them under control and force those in congress to correct the problem, the future for our children and grandchildren