Archive for 'Economy'

Buy More Stock

Posted on 08. Dec, 2008 by .

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Tim Harford, the Undercover Economist, is putting his two cents in for us young folks to not only buy some stock, but even go into debt for it.  I’m not sure I’d got the debt route (maybe it’s a deep psychological issue from my childhood), but buying stock would be at the top of my list of […]

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How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

How Your Small Businesses Can Survive a Recession

Posted on 17. Nov, 2008 by .

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Being in the Silicon Valley during the current economic crisis has been interesting. It has been especially insightful to compare the “Dot Com” crash 8 years ago to the current crisis and to see how the crashes have effected businesses differently. I was surprised to realize that many businesses, especially in the tech sector, learned […]

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Reason: Where’s my Bailout?

Posted on 06. Nov, 2008 by .

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Here’s a look at Reason Magazine’s take on the bailouts.  Times like this need a good dose of libertarian humor. http://reason.tv/video/show/590.html  

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Is Big Oil To Blame For Big Gas Prices?

Posted on 31. Jul, 2008 by .

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As you may have heard Exxon Mobile released the financial results from the second quarter. The Company broke its own record for the largest quarterly earnings ever booked by a corporation – $138 billion of revenues for net income of $11.68 billion. That turns out to be about $1,486 each second of every day! The […]

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