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Could capitalism change forever? Some believe so!

Could capitalism change forever? Some believe so!

Posted on October 30, 2019
The 2020 United States presidential election might have a huge stake. It isn’t only about Donald Trump or the Democrats. The elections can easily be about the future of capitalism. Will the biggest economy on Earth go on as it is now, or will it take a turn to Modern Monetary Theory or to something similar?

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How do low rates hurt everyday people?

How do low rates hurt everyday people?

Posted on October 24, 2019
The Fed cutting rates again, low interest rates seem to be back. These hurt the economy for several reasons – we have written about that many times. But let’s look at the low rates from the perspective of the everyday people.

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What happens if a whole country diversifies?

What happens if a whole country diversifies?

Posted on October 16, 2019
We often write about the importance of diversification and discipline as keys to success. It may seem to you that this is only a guide to everyday investors, but the reality couldn’t be farther from it. There is a tremendously successful country which does the same with its $1 trillion fund. Let’s dive into the Norway method.

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How much does a top CEO earn?

How much does a top CEO earn?

Posted on October 09, 2019
The CEO of an S&P 500 company earns around $12.4 million on average. However, there are huge differences between the exact figures. The highest salary for example is more than 10 times the median: $129.4 million a year. The “worst earners” only make $1 a year. Let’s investigate the details!

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