Economics : Business & Finance
There are three different kinds of company - the alternative, the altruistic and the renegades.The interaction and relative commercial success of these different types of company are at the heart of the battle for the future market.
Each year after Christmas retail sales tank; it is a known fact, as people get out of the spending mood, and back into a little more frugality. This year, we are in a recession and retail sales have taken a real hit. Even major brand names are discounting their products often 80 and 90% just to stay
The President of the United States of America has stated that our nation is addicted to Foreign Oil and that we need to break the habit if we are to continue to use the amounts of energy that we do. Few can deny this truth and the answer is technology in alternative energies and alternative fuels.
The saying goes that the only things that are guaranteed in life are death and taxes. However, more and more there's been another addition to that list. The new guarantee seems to be that if you go to college, you are going to be burdened with tremendous amounts of debt for years to come. The q
A down economy and tight job market doesn't mean that there aren't any jobs out there--just that there's more competition. Follow these tips to help you get on the track to finding the right job for you, regardless of the economic climate.
California's financial problems have been front and center in the media of late. This month, its credit rating was cut to the low end of investment grade. Facing insolvency, Governor Schwarzenegger and legislators have undertaken drastic action - selling off state assets, cutting the state&apos
I've been doing some reading and research on markets and trends and recently landed upon some excellent information. I've always been a big fan of Canada (in fact I was almost born there myself). I have personally spent a good portion of time in the Western parts (British Columbia and Albe
The US economy is beginning to grow after two years of declines in most asset classes. Opportunities to make money have been few and far between, as credit has been tight, and headline risk has dominated financial markets. In many areas of the United States, commercial real-estate vacancy rates cont
I went to the recovery.gov site today to get the latest news on the stimulus package and how much has been rolled out in an attempt to save the woefully unemployed from forming a long winding line outside every homeless shelter in the country. I had ambitious goals of giving a well organized descrip
Quantum leap is a possible jump in economic development based on artificial (externally) financed projects for practically financing and loan servicing environmentally friendly projects on a Global scale. Quantum leap is financed by a capital issuing central banking system more like the World Bank a
Downtown Cleveland has been rockedby giant explosions, sending hundreds of people running for cover and torching dozens of cars. Thick black smoke winds upwards, darkening the viewfrom skyscraperwindow. The streets are littered with rubbleand storefronts will have to berebuilt.
Citizens and countrymen in United States of America probably do not realize it's a part of the increased illegal immigration problem is due to the very low unemployment that we are now experiencing in America.With unemployment figures as low as 4.7 percent the lowest in over two decades many Am
Read the paper or watch the news today and you quickly get the sense that we are living in extraordinarily challenging times.Indeed, the internet is littered with sites about the gloominess of society's future, with compelling arguments that our species is on a crash course with destiny.What is
With all the things that are happening in Australia, business visa holders are getting worried that the country's economy might be affected. Thus, they are urging the Australian government to take action and come up with solutions to the country's economic problems.
High yield spreads remain stubbornly high despite dramatic interventions from UK and US central banks. Banks are hording cash due to mistrust and fear over who will make the next big write down. Nationwide, the UK's largest building society, put up the rates on some mortgages despite there bein
Living simply and reasonably, long seen as boring and antiquated, had gotten promoted to something millions are now aspiring to rediscover. As with being overweight, shedding superfluous habits is going to take time and effort, but there are sure signs of people changing their mindset.
The first week of August 2008, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac had just announced record losses, and so had most reporting corporations. Unemployment was mounting, the foreclosure crisis was deepening, state budgets were in shambles, and massive bailouts were everywhere. Investors had every reason to exp
Up until early 2008 most of the world had probably never even heard of Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. It was then that the full impact of the problems with the subprime mortgage crisis really began to be felt. The rest, as they say, is history, though in this case there's still a long way to go bef