Posts tagged finance
Petrocaribe: The Inefficient Regional Organization

Venezuela must use oil as a diplomatic mechanism to achieve its objectives. However, the nation must have a coherent and realistic foreign policy through which it could obtain economic benefits and/or true allies in the Caribbean region.

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Interview with Carl Ferenbach, Co-Founder of Berkshire Partners and Chairman of High Meadows Foundation

Carl Ferenbach is the Co-Founder of Berkshire Partners and the Chairman of High Meadows Institute. Berkshire Partners is a private equity firm with $16 billion worth of assets. High Meadows Foundation is a Boston-based think tank and policy institute.

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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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Expensive Zip-Codes: China’s Burgeoning Real Estate Market in First-Tier Cities

In the world’s second largest economy, real estate plays a substantial role for both commercial and private investment: due to lack of diversity in investment strategy, the private real estate market in China has become a favored path for private owners trying to maintain and invest their assets.

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