Economy

The economy is constantly changing and moving. To anticipate the ever changing demands and prepare yourself for anything that might happen, be sure to check out these posts. Fully equip yourself with plenty of knowledge about today’s economy now!

3 Basic Reasons Why Capitalism Is Great
  • 3 Basic Reasons Why Capitalism Is Great

3 Basic Reasons Why Capitalism Is Great

By |May 24th, 2018|

Read the newspaper or magazines or watch the television and you will see capitalism is under attack. Inequality reigns supreme. While it is true that there will be inequality in capitalism, what many overlook is that with capitalism, you control your destiny.

You can choose to improve your situation and get out of life exactly […]

What Warren Buffett Thinks About Bitcoin

By |May 4th, 2018|

Bitcoin’s price increase from $7,200 to $9,600 over the last month. Despite cryptocurrencies making some people wealthy, many financial gurus and professionals warn investors to stay away from digital currencies. Jordan Belfort, the infamous Wolf of Wall Street says that “it’s the biggest scam ever, such a huge, gigantic scam that’s going to blow […]

The Next Downturn is Coming: Prepare Yourself
  • The Next Downturn is Coming: Prepare Yourself

The Next Downturn is Coming: Prepare Yourself

By |January 19th, 2018|

With the U.S. stock market up over 20% last year investors have to wonder about the long term visibility of the markets. The Shiller P/E ratio is currently around 34 times.  This is twice as high as the average historical ratio of 16.82 times. The U.S. isn’t the only place where investors are shrugging […]

Political and Economic Events that could Impact the Australian Economy in 2018
  • Political and Economic Events that could Impact the Australian Economy in 2018

Political and Economic Events that could Impact the Australian Economy in 2018

By |January 3rd, 2018|

The Australian economy slowed right down in the first quarter of this year. Turnover in the retail sector, a decline in the construction sector, and reduced business capital expenditure have caused economic growth to undercut expectations. At one point, there was talk of Australia sliding into a technical recession, but this didn’t happen.

Despite this, […]

Private Debt is Rising Again
  • Private Debt is Rising Again

Private Debt is Rising Again

By |August 18th, 2017|

It’s been ten years since the beginning of the global financial crisis that started in 2007. Last week marked the decade anniversary of when the largest bank in France, BNP Paribas, froze $2.2 billion worth of funds in operation citing the subprime mortgage instability in the United States. This triggered a series of events […]

Don’t Sleep on Nvidia ($NVDA)
  • Don’t Sleep on Nvidia ($NVDA)

Don’t Sleep on Nvidia ($NVDA)

By |July 21st, 2017|

People who own Nvidia stock are a happy bunch. The technology stock company continues to soar upward, height on height, with no end in sight. But, because we don’t see stocks like this everyday, and because the average investor has a sketchy notion at best about what Nvidia even does, people are missing opportunities […]

Two Undervalued Cryptocurrencies I’m Buying ($LTC and $ETC)
  • Two Undervalued Cryptocurrencies I’m Buying ($LTC and $ETC)

Two Undervalued Cryptocurrencies I’m Buying ($LTC and $ETC)

By |June 13th, 2017|

While 2017 has been a roaring bull year for the stock market, the greatest returns you could have seen since January came from cryptocurrency ownership. Bitcoin is now a household name, and is achieving all time price highs at and around $3000 per token. Bitcoin still has the largest market capitalization rate of any […]

The Fed May Not Raise Rates Again This Year
  • The Fed May Not Raise Rates Again This Year

The Fed May Not Raise Rates Again This Year

By |May 27th, 2017|

The minutes from the May meeting from the Federal Reserve show that it’s set to continue raising interest rates this year. But a slowdown in the economy could deter the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC’s) plan lest the economy is not yet ready.

According to CNBC, “Substantially lower-than-expected inflation would be a significant hurdle for […]

Shrinking Sales Space
  • Shrinking Sales Space

Shrinking Sales Space

By |January 12th, 2017|

The United States has 46.6 square feet of retail shopping space per capital, the most in the world. Even tho it has become cheaper to rent store space in some parts of the country, the retail property market is still struggling in many ways. A new report on commercial real estate shows just how […]

Dow Jones Closing in on 20,000 Points
  • Dow Jones Closing in on 20,000 Points

Dow Jones Closing in on 20,000 Points

By |December 23rd, 2016|

The United States economy is slowly but surely improving. With higher expectations for growth comes renewed optimism in the stock market. Over the last 6 years the private sector has added about 15 million new jobs. And just last month the unemployment rate fell to 4.6% for the first time in nearly a decade. […]