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State GDPs Compared To Countries
The United States' annual GDP is massive compared to virtually every other country in the world.
Macro Mondays: Weekly Jobless Claims
By tracking the number of jobless claims, investors can gain a sense of how tight, or how loose, the job market is.
Cryptocurrencies In Trouble Thanks To China
The initial decline of both Bitcoin and Ethereum (another cryptocurrency) was triggered by a crackdown on so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs) in Asia.
Hurricanes Are Damaging More Than Cities And Lives...
This is not an opine on the consideration of climate change, but perhaps it should be. In the midst of Harvey, Irma, Jose, and maybe more, I'd like to focus on the measurable economic impacts that these storms are having on the US.
Macro Mondays: GDP Per Capita
Per capita GDP is a measure of the total output of a country that takes gross domestic product (GDP) and divides it by the number of people in the country.
Is Wal-Mart Predicting The End Of The US Middle-Class?
Recently, Walmart has been delving into the world of aspirational retail, having had discussions with the cosmetics subscription, Birchbox, about a potential buyout.
What Are The Top 10 Strongest Economies In The World?
When evaluating the state of the global economy, it really helps to know who the major players are and how their businesses and resources can effect the businesses and resources in other countries.
5 Companies That Amazon Is Putting Out Of Business
Amazon is a tech and retail powerhouse, with no end to how many coals they'll add to their metaphorical empire fire.
CEO's Best Beginner Stock Tips
I'll be honest, investing on your own is not easy for many people, in fact it can be terrifying. That being said, there is no reason why it shouldn't be attempted by everyday people; in fact, it should be highly encouraged.
What Does A Bond Collapse Mean For The Stock Market?
Long-term interest rates will turn upwards when central banks begin withdrawing liquidity from their financial systems by selling bonds.
Rationalizing The Popularity Of ETFs
ETFs have opened up the door to many average investors, it's true, but the overall growth is so rapid that it's hard for technology to avoid meltdowns that would scare the crap out of average investors.
How High Can Bitcoin Go?
In recent months, we've talked a lot about the surge in the value of Bitcoin. It's quite an amazing phenomenon that those in the investing world simply cannot ignore, regardless of your comprehension of its validity or understand exactly how it works
Macro Mondays: Municipal 'Muni' Bonds
Have you ever wondered how to benefit the growth of your local community (state or city) while earning tax-free capital gains? It's not a pipe dream; it's a municipal (or muni) bond.
How Much Higher Can The 'Dow' Go?
When the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit 20,000 for the first time earlier this year, no one could really imagine that several months later we would witness the index reach 2,000 points more.
SNAP Is Still 'S-A-D'
While you (and your kids) may be in love with using the social media app, SnapChat (SNAP), the stock continues to be a 'dog' without any sign of recovery.
Macro Mondays: Treynor Ratio
The Treynor ratio, also known as the reward-to-volatility ratio, is a metric for returns that exceed those that might have been gained on a risk-less investment, per each unit of market risk.
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