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The Current State of Cryptocurrency

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With the rise of cryptocurrency across the global landscape, regulators across the world are trying to figure out ways to control cryptocurrency exchanges. Originating as a currency exchange in the dark side of the Internet, marked by secret drug trades and il... More »

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What’s Happening in the Markets?

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President Trump’s chief economic advisor, Gary Cohn, tendered his resignation from the White House on Tuesday, leading the Dow Jones to plummet by roughly 189 points after its already-bearish opening of 300 points down. However, adverse market shifts like this... More »

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Warren Buffett’s Bet Against Hedge Funds

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Ten years ago, Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett made a bet with a hedge fund manager that the S&P 500 would outperform a certain group of hedge funds in the next decade. The results were somewhat surprising; his S&P 500 fund experienced an annual gain of ... More »

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Trickle-Down Economics: Does It Work?

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Trickle-down economics is the idea that decreasing taxes, especially on businesses and the upper classes, will stimulate the economy and lead to long-term growth. Trickle-down economics is a descendant and occasionally derogatory term for supply-side economics... More »

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The Science Behind Smiles

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One day, late for a conference in Boston, I was looking for a shortcut. So I walked through a nearby building that was connected to my hotel, planning to use an exit door I had spotted earlier to make my way to the conference center. But as soon as I reached t... More »

The Importance of Having Life Principles
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The Importance of Having Life Principles

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Principles are concepts that can be repeatedly applied in various situations. The most successful players in every game of life apply a set of core, strategic principles that they use to win. In other words, principles are a set of methods used to deal with sp... More »