How Angel Investments Drive the Economy
The angel investment sector in India is booming, since it involves business ideas that have the potential to become leaders in their respective fields. Just like Facebook, which gave its angel investor US$ 1.7 Billion on an investment of US$ 0.5 Million, there are several businesses that only require the funds. Indeed, angel business investors are the solutions for entrepreneurs.Changing the Economy With the Buying Power of African-Americans
In an article earlier this year in Brand Week, Pepper Miller, founder of the Hunter-Miller Group, a research and consulting firm specializing in marketing to African-Americans, stated that self-segregation exists in the social media space, and has a huge impact on advertisers. “You really have to understand who you are talking to,” she told Brand week in a recent interview. Miller also discussed why engagement is a huge part of reaching black consumers, and she offered examples of some successful [and not so successful] ads targeting African-Americans.Richest Rich Getting Richer – Wall Street, Big Banks in Cahoots With Fed in Shameful Pyramid Scheme
I just gotta say something. I read story after story this morning about how the richest of the rich just keep getting richer. It’s shameful. Wall Street and the banking industry are in cahoots with the Fed in a shameful pyramid scheme. I would never begrudge you or me or anyone for making a buck, but come on, when it becomes obscene, and at OUR expense, well then I gotta say something.A Case Against Socialism, Command Economies, Or State Run Capitalism
Not long ago, I got into a debate with an antagonist from Pakistan on what he called; the evils of capitalism. He was very similar in thinking to that of Simon Bolivar, Hugo Chavez, Evo Morales, Nancy Pelosi, Fidel Castro, and others of that sort of mindset. My antagonist’s debating points were fairly simple, and a common misconception of many academics who have never actually participated in a free-market.The Average Greek and His Last Hope
Once again the Greek citizen hopes the government has a realistic plan ( knowing full well that it will require many sacrifices ) guaranteeing the creation of a state without corruption, a working health system, that is ‘European’ with a modernized educational system, a steadily growing strong economy, providing professional safety, and is axiocratic. His dream is that a government will have respect for its citizens, will not ignore them, nor humiliate them, but ensure and protect the weak and vulnerable groups to guarantee a future that is constantly better than yesterday.Understanding Mortgages
When someone purchases a home, one of the most confusing and frightening aspects of the experience is getting a mortgage. There are so many different types, and so much confusing terminology. There are 2 types of mortgages that most home buyers acquire: fixed rate; and variable rate.November 2010 – Some Job Growth – But, With Seasonally Adjusted Data It’s a Catastrophe
Well, the politicians keep telling us that they are going to bring back the jobs, and that this is their number one priority. However, government’s job is to protect the people, and it is the free market which provides jobs. Lately, all we’ve really seen is politicians create more rules and regulations hampering business growth, and leaving uncertainty in the marketplace.CWG 2010: A Time for Answers
The original budget for the Games was set at Rs. 3,800 crore. However, on the basis of the Joint Parliamentary Committee’s (JPC) findings, the opposition has alleged that the actual expenditure in hosting the games was to the tune of Rs. 70,000 crore!The Euro Lifeboat
Citizens of Germany, Greece and Ireland are all learning an important lesson: When you share a lifeboat with someone, you can’t each go your own way. The Irish and the Greeks are not happy about the benefit cuts, tax increases and public-sector pink slips that they face. Protesters in both countries have been in the streets bemoaning the loss of their countries’ financial self-determination. Given their historic struggles for sovereignty, anything that smacks of foreign domination hits a nerve. Greece and Ireland both treasure their perceived independence.Foreign Debt or External Loans of Pakistan and Its Economy
Foreign Debt is the major problem of Pakistan’s Economy. Economy of Pakistan is in worst shape with growth rate lowest in the region. Although there are many problems of Pakistan’s economy but foreign debt and debt servicing is an important problem of ailing economy. It becomes impossible for Pakistan to pay foreign debts servicing or interest on foreign debts without taking more debts.Change Has Come, What Does This Mean For 2011?
The US economy is beginning to grow after two years of declines in most asset classes. Opportunities to make money have been few and far between, as credit has been tight, and headline risk has dominated financial markets. In many areas of the United States, commercial real-estate vacancy rates continue to climb, but many think the market drought has peaked, and 2011 might create a number of great opportunities.