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Cheap Oil’s Winners And Losers

Oil price cycles produce winners and losers. In the long run, most of us benefit.

International Taxation Is An Endless Tea Party

As long as we have taxes and trade, we will have fights over cross-border taxation. Multinational corporations are the latest to be caught in the crossfire.

Are Good Intentions Hurting Society?

For many, the need to “do good’ can be overwhelming. Many people engage in activities that, at first, appear to be in the best interest of society. However, after a realistic look, many of those activities have long-term negative consequences. What’s worse is that those consequences go undetected. This article outlines one of societies good intentions that have clearly going bad.

Making Sense Of The Oil Price Fracture

U.S. production is credited with oil’s price slide. But the real causes may lie in Russia, the Middle East and central banks.

The Life and Experiences of Overseas Foreign Workers (OFWs) in the Middle East

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are those Filipino citizens working abroad for a definite period such as on a work contract. These people are expected to return to the country at the end of their contracts.

Economic Importance of Drones

Drones are flying robots which are formally known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The available UAVs can fly autonomously through a controlled flight plan or they can be controlled remotely. Initially, they were mainly associated with military operations, however, presently they are used in aerial surveillance, rescue operations, weather monitoring and firefighting just to mention a few.

FASB Drafts Concept Statements Framework

A current issue that is becoming more and more concerning in the financial reporting world is the length of financial statements. Over the past decade, the length of both annual and interim period financial statements has grown substantially (PwC 1). One of the main reasons for this is the current imbalance in U…

Can Japan Assassinate The Yen?

Are Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s “three arrows” aimed at bringing down his nation’s currency? And if so, could they succeed?

Economics 1 – The Basic Economics of Trade and Wealth

Three men, Charlie, Fred, and Gary, are shipwrecked on a small deserted island. Each of them possesses $100. Charlie is a construction worker, Fred is an expert angler, and Gary is a gardener.

Why Is the Price of Oil Low?

You will notice for the past few weeks gas price (i.e., when you filled your tank) is low. The reason why is because of the drop in price for a barrel of oil. Apologists argued that the low price of oil is caused by the Invisible Hand – supply and demand.

Food Producers Are Lying to Us

The big names in grocery products sure seem to think we are stupid. The big food producers spend big dollar advertisements, glitzy commercials and so interested in telling us about their virtues and our health. Fact is they think we are stupid.

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