Posts tagged economy
Will Student Loans Bring About the Next Financial Crisis?

These student loan asset-backed securities, otherwise known as SLABS, provide investors with cash flow when students make payments on the loan and interest. According to Forbes Magazine, the student loan debt currently figures at $1.52 trillion dollars, behind only mortgage debt.

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Interconnectivity – the Power of Accumulating Communication Technologies

The revolutionary nature of today’s communication technologies stems directly from their joint utility. Accumulating compatible technologies is invaluable.

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Demanding from On-Demand

“Quick and easy delivery” is the tagline of the so called On-Demand economy. However, with the speed with which these start-ups deliver their service, failure might inevitably be the outcome.

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When the Arctic Melts: Interests In the Freezing North

On top of the resources and shipping routes that countries will undoubtedly be prone to claim, the Arctic Sea itself is an interesting new border for the nations in the Arctic Circle.  

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Reducing Emissions: A ‘Smarter’ Choice than You Realize

With renewable energy sources comprising only a tenth of America’s energy consumption, climate change is heavily affecting America through more frequent natural disasters, falling crop yields, and the spread of disease-carrying bugs.

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The World Cup: Do Countries Get What They Put In?

The Olympics are known for being wildly expensive, and are likely fiscally irresponsible for the vast majority of the world’s countries due to the astronomical costs associated with hosting. How does the FIFA World Cup stack up?

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The Other Footprint: How Business Are Trekking off the Beaten Path

 Greenhouse gas emissions pose a serious environmental threat. If the US government is not willing to significantly  to minimize their effects, then it is ultimately up to businesses to move forward to keep our climate clean and reduce our carbon footprint.

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Bigly Huge Tariffs: A Discussion with Former Fed Vice-Chairman Alan Blinder

While these tariffs cater to the industrial workforce, they also establish a strong statement of American protectionism and opposition towards Chinese trade tactics.

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