Economic Insight

Brexit : A short history of the pound
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Democrats/Republicans Are Both Conspiring To Bankrupt America And Destroy Our Future

Both major political parties are working together to destroy America’s financial future, and most Americans don’t seem to care.  Once upon a time, the Republicans were considered to be “the party of fiscal responsibility”, but now they are just as bad as the “free spending” Democrats.  As you will see below, a “compromise” budget deal […]

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U.K.'s 50-Pound Note to Feature Enigma Code-Cracker Turing

Jul.15 — Alan Turing, code breaker and father of artificial intelligence, was chosen from almost 1,000 eligible nominations from the field of science as the face of the U.K.’s new polymer 50-pound note. Bloomberg Opinion columnist Alex Webb has the details on “Bloomberg Surveillance.” Webb’s opinions are his own.

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Yikes! Japan has more people over the age of 80 than under the age of 10

Earlier this week the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs released its 2019 world population report… and there were a number of very interesting findings: 1) World population continues to grow slightly, but the rate of global population growth is at the lowest level since at least 1950.  2) Global population growth rates […]

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Queen should apologise if she invested offshore to avoid paying tax in Britain, says Corbyn

The Labour leader said those involved in the “shocking” Paradise Papers leak of secret documents should apologise if they have invested offshore to avoid tax and also “recognise what it does to our society”

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Crops Devastated As More Ferocious Storms Pound The Midwest

It has gotten to the point where maybe we should just expect violent storms to hammer the Midwest every single day of the week.  Highly destructive storms ripped through the Midwest on Tuesday, it happened again on Wednesday, and the forecast calls for more powerful storms on Thursday.  This growing season has been a complete […]

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A Trillion-Dollar Hedge against the US Retirement Crisis

A “silly but totally legitimate” action may hold the key to shoring up America’s retirement finances. Sloane Ortel explains.

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Why Startups Are Going Remote In 2018 – Product Hunt

Today’s post is written by John Cunningham, co-founder of Remote Rise, which helps companies big and small go remote and enjoy the benefits…

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Social Security will cross another dangerous milestone next year

In the year 1890, according to census records, my great-great-grandfather was spending the final years of his life living with one of his children on a farm in Choctaw County, Oklahoma. I’ve spent most of the last twenty years doing some hardcore research into my family history– and I’ve identified records going all the way […]

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Bangladeshi Banks Need Bonds Back

In Bangladesh, analysts contend with interest ranges instead of interest rates because of a well-intentioned savings program gone wrong. Sloane Ortel and Asif Khan, CFA, take a look at what’s happened and what can change.

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