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Newsworthy – Oct 11th, 2019

Human skulls exhibit Golden Ratio, poor diets can lead to depression, the wealthiest Americans paid a lower tax rate, $700 billion a year of U.S. healthcare spending is wasted. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week. Advertisements

Newsworthy – Dec 14th, 2018

Virgin Galactic reaching the edge of space, Apple to build adding thousands of American jobs, baby boomers aging alone, and Google’s top U.S. trending search queries. Here are the top newsworthy items from this past week as shared on our Facebook page.

Economic Mood Swings

Volatility has returned to the markets in the past few weeks. This has led to mixed messages to the public as positive economic news is mingled with sudden drops in major indices. Most of the bad news seems to be generated from outside of…

Is the Unemployment Rate Enough to Judge the Economy?

The media, government officials, economists, and nearly anyone else with mainstream attention talks about the unemployment level. They freely use it as a gauge of how well the economy is doing. The unemployment level has essentially become the official thermometer with which to judge…

Africa is becoming China 2.0

The Chinese middle class is growing and, with it, so are the costs of labor. Only a few short decades ago, the world turned to China (as well as some other Asian countries) to produce manufactured goods for low costs. Now China is looking…