Tag Archives: Economist

QOTD In Context: Gold, Baby!

QOTD: Quote of the Day  The stakes are high. Failure will mean the age of free money eventually comes at a staggering price. – Economist, July 25, 2020                    July 25th Economist,  … Continue reading

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Bad Look Of High Stock Prices & High Unemployment

In a few hours, the BLS will release the employment situation for April, which will illustrate the devastation the COVID crisis has inflicted on the U.S. labor market.  Since the crisis began 30 million plus American workers have filed for … Continue reading

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Is this the future of health? | The Economist

Artificial intelligence is already shaping the world, from driverless cars to dating. But according to Dr Eric Topol, a pioneer in digital medicine, perhaps its greatest impact will be on people’s health. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on … Continue reading

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What makes elite athletes thrive or dive under pressure? | The Economist

Psychology is an increasingly important part of elite sport. Winning at the highest levels can depend as much on peak-fitness of the mind as the body. Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: https://econ.st/2xvTKdy

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What will be the biggest stories of 2019? | Economist

Power suits, robotaxis, Leonardo da Vinci mania—just a few of the things to look out for in 2019. But what else will make our top ten stories for the year ahead? Click here to subscribe to The Economist on YouTube: … Continue reading

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Economist Personality Traits

Studies of personality traits common to various disciplines have discovered that economics, like engineering, tends to attract people with an unusually strong preference for order, and a distaste for ambiguity. – The Guardian

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You’re Hired!

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Cheap Big Macs Around the World

Turkey, the UK , and Mexico (“undervalued by a whacking 55.9% against the greenback”) have gotten much cheaper over the past year. The Big Mac index is built on the idea of purchasing-power parity, the theory that in the long … Continue reading

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The biggest moment of 2017: Donald Trump’s inauguration – Economist

Published on Dec 30, 2016 On January 20th 2017, the eyes of the world will be on Donald Trump as he takes the oath of office and is sworn in as America’s 45th president. The political tremors will reverberate around … Continue reading

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How El niño affects commodity prices – Economist

Cocoa, coffee and minerals are especially vulnerable to the weather pattern first named by Peruvian fishermen. – The Economist (click here if video is not observable)

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