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Economics

Emergence of China’s E-Commerce
1 year ago

Emergence of China’s E-Commerce

Alibaba, TaoBao, Tmall. Three little names with big pull. China’s e-commerce giants have successfully converted the world’s largest population into a nation of electronic shopaholics. Spearheaded by founder and executive …
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Cryptocurrencies and BlockChain
1 year ago

Cryptocurrencies and BlockChain

What Are Cryptocurrencies and the Technology Behind It?

Like many revolutionary inventions, Cryptocurrency was never meant to be what it is today! In fact, its most iconic form – the …
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What Happens When a Country Goes Bankrupt
2 years ago

What Happens When a Country Goes Bankrupt

How Can a Country Go Bankrupt?

Theoretically and in a perfect world, governments pay their bills using income from taxes and investment. However, just as how we as individuals often …
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IMF vs World Bank
2 years ago

IMF vs World Bank

Source: http://www.differencebtw.com/difference-between-imf-and-world-bank/

If you ever had difficulties differentiating IMF and World Bank, you are not alone. Most people have very least or a shady idea of what …
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An Economy for the 1%?
2 years ago

An Economy for the 1%?

An Economy for the 1%? Inequality – A shocking revelation

According to Oxfam report, the combined wealth of the world’s 8 richest men: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim, Jeff …
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The Japanese Miracle
2 years ago

The Japanese Miracle

The Japanese Miracle

Following the end of the Second World War, Japan found herself in ruins. Millions of lives were lost due to the bombs, and her wealth had shrunk …
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China’s Impact on the Global Economy
2 years ago

China’s Impact on the Global Economy

 Rise of China’s economy

“China has become a larger, more powerful and a more influential economy,” said Eswar Prasad, a former chief of the International Monetary Fund’s China division (Mohsin …
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Where Do You Stand on Currency Wars?
2 years ago

Where Do You Stand on Currency Wars?

 

“What is a currency war?”

A currency war is a condition whereby a number of countries aim to intentionally gain trade advantage over other countries by allowing the exchange …
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The Lack of Retail Investors Amongst Youths in Malaysia
2 years ago

The Lack of Retail Investors Amongst Youths in Malaysia

The Lack of Retail Investors Amongst Youth in Malaysia

The retail investing scene in Malaysia has grown and matured in recent years (Toh and Ahmad, 2010). This is in line …
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2008 Financial Crisis Summarized
2 years ago

2008 Financial Crisis Summarized

Crisis unveiled

The 2008 Financial Crisis is the worst economic disaster since the Great Depression of 1929. It had inflicted profound damage on US financial system and economy. From October 1, the S&P …
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