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  • The Material World In Plato's Allegory Of The Cave

    then told the waiter he wanted to order something to go. After she came back with his to go bag she handed him the check. He said to her “you are a good waitress, your service was excellent. Can I ask you a question ?” the waitress said,” sure”. The man asked if she was a republican or a democrat. She answered, “I am democrat.” He said, “oh really well because you worked so hard, I'm going to give you a good tip”. The man proceeded to pull out a fifty dollar bill. He then said to her “you see that homeless man out there on the street.” She looks and then says “yes.” The man says “well I'm going to give him your fifty dollars that you worked so hard for to get. After all, that’s what you democrats are all about right.” The point is the rich don’t want to be told who to give their money to. They feel they work hard to earn it and so could everybody else. No handouts should be given. They believe if you work hard you will be awarded. They have no idea that, that’s not always true. I mean I'm in school and its costing thousands of dollars. Some people can do their best in school and receive scholarships but not everyone will. Everybody needs some kind of help. But you cant tell that to someone who doesn’t know what its like to have come from the underground den just like you cant explain and…

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  • The Importance Of The Bretton Woods Agreement

    the developed world had been in conflict and in an attempt to promote recovery and trade. 44 states of the allied coalitions, including the United States, United Kingdom, France, etc. met in Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire to try and standardize international tread. Three major events came out of the conference that being 1) establishment of a fixed exchange rate system, 2) International Monetary Fund, and 3) the World Bank. This saw the dollar being set to $35 per ounce…

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  • Disadvantages Of Cryptocurrency

    Have you ever wondered why a dollar or even a coin has any value at all? It’s just a piece of paper or metal and just as easily seashells or beads could have been given value for trade, right? Well what’s stopping other physical objects, or in this case pieces of code, from having value? Virtual currency or “cryptocurrency”, so called because it is a currency that uses a form of cryptography, is a type of currency that exists solely online. One of the most successful cryptocurrencies to emerge…

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  • Argentina Economy

    economy by setting the country monetary value against the U.S dollar. The objective was to have a fixed exchange rate in order to raise the confidence of the Argentinean people towards the already devalued currency. Due to this, inflation was stabilized which increased flow of capital leading increase in wages and better living standards. The fixed exchange rates also affected imports reduction of prices and people of Argentina increased their foreign trade leading to increase in their foreign…

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  • Global Reserve Problem

    According to Stigliz the global financial system is not working well. It is especially not working well for the developing countries; money is flowing uphill from the poor to the rich. The richest country in the world, the United States cannot live within its means. They have been known to burrow 2 billion a day from poorer countries. Much of the money that is burrowed from the developing countries to the developed world is used to pay enormous debts. Stigliz believes that the problems of the…

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  • Gold Standard Research Paper

    centuries. There has been many unimaginable commodities like stones, pottery, tobacco, and after many errors of the wrong one, human kind embraced Gold. People did not randomly adopt Gold; it was rare, dense, shiny and easily identifiable. Even nowadays all people go crazy for a piece of gold, and would even kill. The gold standard would open up opportunities for the United States which is why it’s back into debate. Transitioning to the gold standard would stabilize the monetary system, limit…

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  • How Did China Use Taxes In The Tang Dynasty

    In China, the Tang Dynasty was deciding on what tax system they should use. They had two options: the once a year tax or the twice a year tax. The once a year tax would be collected once a year. The twice a year tax would be collected twice a year. Lu Zhi wrote a memorial against the twice a year tax and Lu Zhi had a good point. The taxes in China went towards anything the government needed fixed or replaced. China’s government depended on the people paying the taxes to get out of debt…

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  • Australian Dollar

    Explain how movements in the Australian dollar can affect the performance of the Australian economy? Exchange rates measure the relative value of a currency in exchange for a foreign currency. The exchange rate affects Australia’s economy most directly through changes in the demand for imports and exports. Australia’s adoption of a floating exchange rate in 1983 has had major implications on Australia’s relative international competiveness, terms of trade and the balance of payments. Over the…

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  • Foreign Exchange Risk Essay

    This is indicated by results of regression tests for the impact of variability of foreign exchange gains and losses on ROE. These tests yielded a P-Value of 0.04 or 4%. A P-value of 4% is less than set significance levels at 5% (95% level of confidence) and 10% (90% level of confidence) hence the Null Hypothesis which states that there is no significant impact of foreign exchange gains and losses on the profitability of Oil and GAS Companies cannot be rejected. This implies that there is a…

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  • Exchange Rate Case Study

    Eakins, 2012). References: McEachern, W. A. (2012). ECON Macro 3 (3rd ed.). Mason, OH: South-Western. Mishkin, F. S., & Eakins, S. G. (2012). Financial markets and institutions (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. Q2: When thinking of financial terms related to the purchase of a home, one that often comes to mind is mortgage. But, what exactly is a mortgage? According to the textbook, a mortgage is “a long-term loan secured by real estate” (Mishkin & Eakins, 2012, p. 329).…

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