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  • Nike Case Study Summary

    On July 5, 2001, a portfolio manager at NorthPoint Group, Kimi Ford is considering buying some shares of Nike for the fund she manages, NorthPoint Large-Cap Fund. This fund mostly invests in Fortune 500 companies, and it’s top holdings include; ExxonMobil, General Motors, McDonald’s and 3M. Nike’s share price had declined since the beginning of the year. Since 1997, Nike’s revenues had plateaued around $9 billion, while net income had fallen from almost $800 million to $580 million, and their…

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  • Monopolies Research Paper

    Ryan Roberts Professor Epstein 10 November 2015 Economics 101-02 Monopolies Monopolies date back for well over one hundred years and have continuously been studied and debated upon. One of the first notable monopolies in United States history was John D. Rockefeller’s Standard Oil Company. While it is ideal for a business to be the sole provider of a good or service because it eliminates competition, this monopoly power can be bad for the economy. Such monopolies can be detrimental to the…

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  • Dangers Of Fracking

    Hydraulic fracturing is the process used to fracture shale rock deposits, allowing the extraction oil and natural gas from deep below the earth’s surface. The drilling and fracturing process produces large amounts of contaminated wastewater that is pressurized and forced back into the ground deep below the earth’s surface. Over the last several years there have been many debates over the dangers of “Fracking” and the economic impact. There are a lot of concerns from environmental groups and…

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  • Effects Of Monetary Policy In Nigeria

    According to Hedley and Gokkent (2015), as a result of the negative shift in Nigeria’s current account and balance-of-payments, foreign investment is forecasted to decrease similar to the substantial reduction the country experienced in 2014. As a result, the Nigerian government has attempted to harden their monetary policies through the increase of government spending (utilizing international reserves and savings accounts) and alleviate the number of investor outflows (Hou et al, 2015; Hedley &…

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  • Pros And Cons Of The Clean Air Act

    Over the past 40 years, the Clean Air Act and the Environmental Protection Agency have made several advances in helping reduce air pollution and creating a better nation. Recently, congress has attacked the Environmental Protection Agency, essential tying their hands, for personal gains. In The Clean Air Act, Congress found that the pollution caused by rapidly evolving Cities, industrial development, and motor vehichle use were creating a danger to public health and agriculture. The primary…

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  • Life After Steve Jobs Life Without Him Analysis

    Apple While running Apple, Jobs started to have health problems. In the article, Life After Steve Jobs: However Will Apple Manage Without Him, Dempsey quotes the executive team of Apple, “It will be a big challenge – the company is already on one of the longest winning streaks in consumer electronics history, dating back to Jobs’s return in 1996” (2011). Jobs’ didn’t leave Apple when he was sick. He just reduced some of his duties so he could focus on his health. When he did…

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  • Ethical Behavior Of Donald Trump And The Mark Of The Beast

    The most shocking thing is the public’s reaction to Trump’s unethical behavior. Most people do not seem to care and his supporters seem to rather enjoy it. We have now entered the end of the postmodern age where truth is replaced with emotion. If something so small as a criticism of one’s hands or fingers can send Trump into a never-ending obsessive tirade, what would happen if genuine Christians throughout the world went on a relentless campaign targeting Donald Trump as Satan incarnate? Again…

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  • Fracking Research Paper

    The Environmental Protection Agency defines frackings as “A well stimulation process used to maximize the extraction of underground resources; including oil, natural gas, geothermal energy, and even water”(Environmental Protection Agency). This process, employed to release natural gas involves drilling deep into the ground and shooting a high pressure water solution into rock formations in order to release the gas inside. Although the history of fracking can be traced back to the 1940’s, it…

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  • Angola Civil War Case Study

    Secondary 4 Integrated Humanities Scenario Study 1 (2016) Assignment 1 Name: Claire Mak Class: Sec 4 / 08 Analyse the causes of conflict in Angola. Background of the Civil War in Angola The Angola civil war that began in 1975 has its roots in the fight for independence from Portugal starting in 1961. During the struggle for independence, three main insurgent groups were formed. They are People’s Movement for the Liberation of Angola (MPLA), National Union for the Total Independence of Angola…

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  • Health Care In America Research Paper

    Ever since that fateful night on July 4th, 1776 the United States of America has been a powerhouse and innovator on a global scale. The 13 colonies separated themselves from England because of religious persecution, taxes, and English oversight. The countries populace took a stand against all these things and slowly cultivated the world’s best economy, made technological advancements, and fought moral battles all over the world. America was the home for the downtrodden, intellectuals, and anyone…

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