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  • The Stickiness Factors, And The Power Of Epidemies

    Introduction • A shoe brand called the Hush Puppies became popular out of nowhere between 1994-1995. • The crime rates in New York dropped drastically in 1995. • When small factors causes something to become an epidemic or trend, it is known as a "Tipping Point". Chapter One- The Three Rules of Epidemics • There are three rules of a tipping point: Law of the Few, the Stickiness Factor, and the Power of Context. • These rules can be used to explain why STD epidemics such as syphilis and HIV…

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  • The Big Short Inside The Doomsday Machine Analysis

    The motion picture is a portrayal of the budgetary emergency, in view of Michael Lewis' top of the line book "The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine." The fundamental characters are cash chiefs Michael Burry (Christian Bale) and Mark Baum (Steve Carell), who anticipated the emergency and discovered approaches to make over a billion dollars benefit from it. They predicted that the lodging market and the supporting subprime contracts would crash, and they found a way, utilizing credit default…

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  • The Consequences Of Raising Minimum Wage

    interest rates would have to increase through the Federal Reserve. The Federal Reserve set the limit to the amount of money that 's allowed to be borrowed from the government to banks. So increasing the interest rates would cause banks to increase their rates as well if they want to make money as well. As a result, consumers spend less, causing prices to drop and slowing down the inflation. Secondly, the reserve requirements must increase. When the reserve requirement increases, it allows banks…

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  • Quantity Theory Of Money And Interest Rate

    2008 the Federal Reserve decide to lower interest in order to combat the high inflation and low employment growth. The recession slowly started to recover, during the summer of June 2009 it started to show improvement. After eight years of low interest rate (below zero). The Federal Reserve chairman Janet Yellen announced that the Fed would raise its targeted federal fund rate by 0.25, was post to do it June and/or September then decide to not to. Now in December 2016, the Federal Reserve is now…

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  • Cfpb's War On Installment Loans Case Study

    The CFPB 's War on Installment Loans Hurts the Very People It Claims to Protect The CFPB 's War on Installment Loans Hurts the Very People It Claims to Protect The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s war on installment loans disenfranchises the people that it’s charged with protecting according to a report posted at Investors.com. The agency not only exceeds its legislative mandate but also uses questionable tactics that generate de facto legislative actions by enforcing laws that have not…

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  • The Globalization Of Poverty Chosudovsky Summary

    billionaire club has nearly doubled to over 800 members from the original 450 members they originally had. Chossudovsky has a firm stance on the highly controversial 2003 invasion of Iraq. He argues that the United States invaded Iraq to secure oil reserves for American oil giants and to secure the Dollar as the trading currency for Oil. With Iraq holding 11% of the 70% of available oil and being located in a prime location, the forced acquisition of Iraq was not made under the belief that…

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  • The Federal Reserve Was Secretive, Ineffective And Out Of Touch

    WASHINGTON — The Republicans said the Federal Reserve was secretive, ineffective and out of touch with the economic realities of ordinary Americans. The Democrats showered its policies with encomiums like “herculean.” And those were just the opening statements on Wednesday, as the Fed’s chairwoman, Janet L. Yellen, began two days of biannual testimony on Capitol Hill. Ms. Yellen functions as the nation’s economic weatherwoman, and on Wednesday, she sounded more worried than at her last public…

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  • Helicopter Money Case Study

    worrisome economic indicators, markets recently soared to all-time highs based on speculation that Japan plans to inject helicopter money into its economy to combat the country 's deflation. This best-guess prognostication was fueled by former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernake 's dramatic visit to meet with Japanese leaders to discuss stimulus packages and helicopter money according to a report posted on Zerohedge.com. Helicopter money, which is also called direct debt monetization, is a…

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  • 2007-2008 Financial Crisis Case Study

    Introduction The financial crisis of 2007-2008 hit the United States hard. Many large financial institutions hovered near the edge of collapse, others tumbled to ruin, stock markets plummeted and housing markets suffered. Its aftershocks rippled across the globe, starting a four-year global economic recession, contributing to sovereign debt problems in the Eurozone and stunting international trade. However, perhaps the most acute effects of the crisis were felt by your everyday Jane Does and…

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  • Riksbank Case Study

    Riksbank's system for payment among banks and customers works. The Riksbank, according to Sveriges Riksbank Act maintain price stability which apply through an inflation target of two per cent. In addition to this, the Riksbank has been given the task of providing a secure and efficient payment. The Riksbank, fosters stability in the entire Swedish financial system. It provides banknotes and coins and an electronic settlement system for payments between banks, that is called RIX. RIX system has…

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