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A Real Estate Career: Lessons Learned (2010-2012)

The optics of business school are great because being a student gives you a halo – you appear to be “studying”, hard at work, transforming yourself. 1,575 more words

Life

U.S. Is World’s Most Competitive Economy For First Time In A Decade

Country regains top spot in World Economic Forum rankings thanks to strong economic growth; report says room for improvement on social issues

The U.S. is back on top as the most competitive country in the world, regaining the No.

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Current Events

Ten Years After The Last Meltdown, Ron Paul Asks "Is Another One Around the Corner?"

September marked a decade since the bursting of the housing bubble, which was followed by the stock market meltdown and the government bailout of the big banks and Wall Street.  234 more words

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10 years after the financial crisis, the political/economic system is still broken

When the Tax Justice Network was formed in 2003, the idea of campaigning to change the global tax system was seen as eccentric, at best. Founding director John Christensen recalls going to meetings of international charities and being part of the ‘awkward squad’: “We were trying to persuade them to look at the harms done by tax havens, at a time when the big charities were focused on increasing aid budgets.

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Why Italy Could Be the Epicenter of the Next Financial Crisis

Why Italy Could Be the Epicenter of the Next Financial Crisis The Italian government’s populist spending plans — a proposal is due to Brussels on Monday — have bond investors worried about the potential for another debt crisis. 27 more words

Why Is The Media Warning A Recession Is Expected "By The End Of 2020" That Will Be "Worse Than The Great Depression"?

The mood of the mainstream media is really starting to shift dramatically.  At one time they seemed determined to convince all of us that happy days were here again for the U.S. 183 more words

Economic News

The Myth Of The Eternal Market Bubble And Why It Is Dead Wrong

Economic collapse is not an event — it is a process. I’ve been saying this since the initial 2008 crash, and I suppose I will keep saying it until it burns into people’s minds because I don’t think that it is a widely understood concept. 240 more words

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