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Do's and Don'ts on Buying Properties During a Recession

Purchasing real estate is no laughing matter – whether the economy’s doing well or it’s experiencing recession. It’s a well-known fact that buyers are in a better position to purchase real estate during a recession. 536 more words

Personal Finance

A Lot of Men Got Vasectomies During the Recession

The recession was accompanied by a sharp increase in the number of American men who underwent vasectomies, according to research presented Monday, though it’s unclear if economic woes actually led to more procedures. 200 more words

World War I—Its Causes and Consequences (Pt 4)

Could it happen again?

This August marked the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I. Could it happen again? Before exploring this question, I should review how the world has changed since those European summer days of a century ago. 483 more words


And So It Starts, Maybe

Recession? Gas prices are dropping, the S&P went down close to 9% at one point a day or two ago and the DoW went down over 300 points yesterday but was able to recover to only losing 160+. 181 more words

Finance And Life

Scrapes on the Sidewalk

Baron Rothschild, an 18th century British nobleman and member of the Rothschild banking family, is credited with the investment advice to “buy when there’s blood in the streets.” Well, with the Russell 2000 correcting about -14% and the S&P 500 -8% from their 2014 highs, you may not be witnessing drenched, bloody streets, but you could say there has been some “scrapes on the sidewalk.” 613 more words

Themes - Trends

The Underworld of Finance: Welcome to Shadow Banking

We often hear about shadow banking in a Chinese context but the scary fact is that as a percentage of an economy’s GDP, shadow banking in the UK economy contributes more than twice that of any other country.  793 more words


5 Reasons Why CRM is Even More Important During a Recession

In a recession, you need to work smarter, not just harder. With CRM, your business can become more strategic — and more profitable — by applying its resources more efficiently to serving and developing customers. 805 more words