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Free Trade

Jerry Pournelle:

The advantages of Free Trade are lower prices for stuff. That means they are more cheaply produced. As the economist David Ricardo wrote, there is a principle of comparative advantage that coupled with free trade guarantees maximum profits for when there are no trade restrictions, and impediments to free trade are supposed to be mutually disadvantageous.

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A business Amazon launched a year ago has already generated $1 billion of revenue

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

In its first year, Amazon Business has generated more than $1 billion in sales from more than 400,000 business customers, the company said  219 more words


Random thoughts#1. (Is there such thing as real friendship?)

Is there such thing as “true friendship”? I used to think so. But every time I trust someone, every time I believe that I found my soulmate as a friend, I get disappointed.

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When Is The iPhone 7 Coming Out?

The iPhone is the most recognizable and widely used piece of technology in the world. The first generation iPhone was released on June 29, 2007, and the most recent iPhone model is the iPhone SE, which was unveiled on March 21, 2016. 716 more words

Yard Sale Preparation

About 6 years ago, my mom and I met a 69 (at the time) year old guy (named Bob) at McDonald’s, and we sat around chatting, telling stories, eating ice cream… Bob became good friends with our family, and a couple years ago he came to live on our property (we had a guest house in the backyard). 314 more words