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The United States in Deep Debt

The United States National Debt The national debt of the United States is the total amount of owed by the federal government of the United States. Currently the debt of the United States is hovering above $19.9 trillion and this sum can be viewed by anyone who is interested to know how much The United…
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Hyperinflation

Hyperinflation is the out of control inflation of prices, this is when the price of goods are uncontrollably increasing that even the concept of inflation loses its meaning. Although hyperinflation happens rarely, it has occurred as many as 55 times in many countries like China, Germany, Hungary and Russia. What is Hyperinflation? Inflation, in general…
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The World’s Busiest Ports

The marine domain has increased immensely in the past few decades, making it a necessity for port and harbor facilities to accommodate these ever-increasing requirements. This is exactly the reason why shipping authorities in every nation are ensuring that their shipping ports are capable of supplying the needs of the industry operators and drivers. However,…
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Holland’s Legal Black Market

Amsterdam has been famous for their approach to Drug Policy. Since the 1970’s, the Dutch government adopted policies encompassing cannabis or marijuana; showing tolerance for personal use and allowing sale of small amounts in a controlled and regulated environment. It is common knowledge throughout the world that in Amsterdam, you may enter a coffee shop,…
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Russian Ruble, Oil and the Connection Between Them

Russia is known as one of the world’s largest major oil producer and has a long history of spreading the commodity. The earliest drilling of oil in Russia took place in Baku, year 1846, under the Russian authorities. It went on a full commercial scale in 1873, and within three months of operation it was…
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How can Hedging Strategies Protect your Investment?

Hedging is regarded as an advanced investing strategy, but its principle is rather simple. Whether in your portfolio or your business, hedging is all about lessening or relocating risk. It is a great strategy that can protect your portfolio, home and business and uncertainty. This article further explains how hedging can protect your investment. Long-Term…
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Gross Domestic Product: A Country in Numbers

What is GDP? The GDP or Gross Domestic Product calculates the economic value of all produced goods and services generated by the country in a specific time period – monthly, quarterly or annually. GDP is an accurate indication of an economy’s size, while GDP per capita has a close equivalence with the trend in living…
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Chinese Yuan: Crossing a Tightrope

A looming Warning from Famed Forex Trader Renowned billionaire and investor George Soros stated and warned that the surge in China’s growing debt may bring the world’s second largest economy closer to a financial crisis similar to the crisis that crippled the U.S. back in 2008. The financial crisis the U.S. faced back in 2008…
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Chicago Mercantile Exchange

Aside from trading in the foreign exchange and stock market, investors, nowadays, also enjoy engaging themselves in futures market where the buying and selling of commodity futures happen. In this type of market, futures and futures options contracts are delivered on specific dates in the future through the means of either open outcry or electronic…
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Interest Up Or Down?

Few times a year, the news about the Fed raising or lowering the interest rates are heard throughout the news. This action creates a big chain reaction that would set into motion, like a domino effect. If interest rate rises, banks raise their prime rate, which also affects mortgage rates, car loans, business loans, and…
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Exchanging Currencies or Forex

For-what? Foreign exchange, also known as forex or FX for short is a market that is focused on the exchange of the world’s various currencies. It is known as one of the most thrilling and fast-paced markets around. Until today, the market has been made exclusive to central banks, corporations, wealthy individuals who could afford…
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