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A Graduate’s Nationwide Search for a Cheap City

A Graduate’s Nationwide Search for a Cheap City

I’m graduating soon, which is both exciting and scary at the same time. When one graduates, they have the obvious question of “what do I want to do with myself” to answer, but seldom in life do we get the luxury of considering where we […]

Mao 2.0: The Rise of Xi

Mao 2.0: The Rise of Xi

Last week we did a crash course in China’s political history. Our aim was to better understand the historical context of the Communist Party of China’s (CPC) development, as well as the root of their guiding principles. This week we’re going to look Xi Jinping […]

4 Hard Lessons from My First Time Daytrading

4 Hard Lessons from My First Time Daytrading

Investing takes skill and experience. Most investors being with neither of these qualities – including me. In hindsight, it is easy to remember where I went wrong when I first started, and what errors I could have avoided. I was new to the world of […]

Cap and Trade or Carbon Tax? Which will you decide?

Cap and Trade or Carbon Tax? Which will you decide?

According to NASA, 97% of scientists agree that climate change is happening. It is due to human activity and fossil fuel emissions, in particular carbon emissions. With such an overwhelming consensus on climate change, the issue requires more than individualized attention. Governments have attempted to […]

Bias for Day Traders

Bias for Day Traders

Bias will make you poor and it will make you poor without you even knowing it. See, the human mind is programmed to respond in certain and specific ways to things like loss, change, lack of control, and the way we process information. Since humans […]

The Scientific Approach to Investing

If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ve made it past 6th grade, where you probably learned about the scientific method for the first time.  You probably had to apply the scientific method while dissecting some little animal (who, by the way, had it coming) […]

The Big, Bad, Bloated Fed Balance Sheet

The Big, Bad, Bloated Fed Balance Sheet

Money doesn’t grow on trees, but I guess no one told Janet that.

Financial Analysis of the Balance Sheet: Part III

Financial Analysis of the Balance Sheet: Part III

Since I covered a decent portion of the assets on the balance sheet in the previous two articles, we’re going to go to liabilities.  Liabilities, just like assets, are broken into two sections: noncurrent (long-term) and current (short-term).  Today, we’re covering a little bit of […]

The Economics of Formula 1

Formula 1 (F1) is the top level of many different global racing series. It is the largest and most popular form of racing in the world. So how does this massive organization function?

Micro-Investing: The new age of investing

Investment strategy tailor-made for millennials.