General Motors is Close to a Deal on Opel

After appearing to be close to falling apart, a deal between General Motors and PSA Group for PSA to acquire GM’s European operations seems to be close. The two sides were having difficulty over More...

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A Quantifiable Economy, Part II

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, misunderstandings, More...

A Quantifiable Economy, Part I

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, misunderstandings, More...

Should the United States Abandon the Federal Reserve System?

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Switzerland’s GDP Growth Dissapoints

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Tensions Rise Between China and South Korea

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General Motors is Close to a Deal on Opel

After appearing to be close to falling apart, a deal between General Motors and PSA Group for PSA to acquire GM’s European operations seems to be close. The two sides were More...

Little New in Buffett’s Annual Letter

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Kraft Gives Up on Unilever while Restaurant Brands Buys Popeye’s

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Investing After Brexit

There’s no denying that the world markets have been shocked by the Brexit vote. Brexit may not take full effect until another two years but one thing’s for sure: the More...

Switzerland’s GDP Growth Dissapoints

Switzerland’s fourth quarter GDP growth was only 0.1% annualized between Q3 and Q4 of this year. Q4 GDP grew 0.6% from last year’s fourth quarter and full-year GDP More...

Unions Have Changed

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, More...

A Quantifiable Economy, Part II

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, More...

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The governments of the leading economies face about 7.7 trillion USD debt, maturing this year and...

Venezuela money Venezuela issue new dollar debt

Venezuela issue new dollar debt of 5 billion USD. The government bonds were emitted by the...

Greece taxpayers Taxpayers in Greece have obligations of 94 billion EUR to the Treasury

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Investing After Brexit

There’s no denying that the world markets have been shocked by the Brexit vote. Brexit may not take full More...

Everything is Awesome? The Dow Crosses 21,000

If you are among the millions of people who own equities outright or in a mutual fund or pension plan, you..

DOW Rises Above 20000 with President Trump Claiming Success

The Dow Jones average blasted past a record of 20,000 today with the index closing at a record 20,068. The Dow..

Switzerland’s GDP Growth Dissapoints

Switzerland’s fourth quarter GDP growth was only 0.1% annualized between Q3 and Q4 of this year. Q4 GDP grew 0.6% from..

Iranian Growth Accelerated in 2016

The International Monetary Fund recently released its estimates for first half 2016/17 economic growth in Iran to come in at more..

Unions Have Changed

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, misunderstandings, and myths..

Unions Have Changed

About the Author: Mr. Conrad is a retired college Economics Instructor who is hoping to remove a lot of the confusion, misunderstandings, and myths..

General Motors is Close to a Deal on Opel

After appearing to be close to falling apart, a deal between General Motors and PSA Group for PSA to acquire GM’s..

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