Written by John Lounsbury
Columbia University professor and Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz gave a lecture earlier this year (2016) at the University of London. His topic was largely focused on increasing wealth and income inequality.
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Written by John O'Donnell, Online Trading Academy
Chart of the Week 19 August 2016
Buying vs. leasing your home and what choices those entering their retirement years have if they are in need of lower housing costs. This week's chart looks at the exponential growth curve of housing rents over the past several decades.
Buying vs. renting your home is discussed in video after the Read more >> jump.
Infographic Of The Day: Business Women Who Broke The Mould
The barriers to progress for women in the workforce are evident. How organisations deal with these barriers in the future will determine how our societies progress.
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by Lee Adler, Wall Street Examiner
According to Jeff Reeves at Marketwatch, this is the best time in history to invest in real estate. Having spent half my professional life in the real estate and real estate finance businesses, let's just say I was 'curious' as to how he reached that conclusion. So I wiped the chocolate milk off my face that I had just spit up through my nose, took a deep breath, and dove in.
The Ongoing Collapse Of Turkey's Secular Democracy And... The Backstory To The Attempted Turkish Cou
Written by Lance Roberts, Clarity Financial
The Real 401k Plan Manager - A Conservative Strategy For Long-Term Investors
Written by Steven Hansen
The headlines for existing home sales say "Slowed by frustratingly low inventory levels in many parts of the country, existing-home sales lost momentum in July and decreased year-over-year for the first time since November 2015". Our analysis of the unadjusted data is much worse than the headlines.