Congress recently passed a bill confirming, for the first time that “climate change is real and not a hoax”. With that out of the way, America can officially begin to view the future of energy in a new light.
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The Federal Reserve has adapted a new stance on monetary policy: patience. With the federal funds rate at the zero lower bound since 2006, the Fed’s policy-setting committee, the FOMC, has delicately approached the idea of beginning to raise rates.
Capitalism has been lauded as the market system necessary for providing better prices and quality for consumers. Fast-forward to modern day and capitalism implies large “big box” discount retail stores buying real estate, in stark contrast to small, family owned
Obama and the Castro regime in Cuba have recently begun talks about ending the trade embargo between the two countries, arguing that it is archaic and that both sides could benefit from a new trade agreement. Although Cuba is a
The idea behind patents makes intuitive sense. If a company spends significant resources on researching a new product, it should be granted temporary exclusive rights to its findings. This prevents rivals from stealing those results and profiting from them without
In today’s global economy, every million counts. American corporations spend, or “lose”, hundreds of millions of dollars due to taxation– in the United States, 35 percent of corporate income is taxed. The quick fix for U.S. companies seems to be
Some might say that 2004 was the end of the department store era. After a century of dominance, department stores were outpaced by online retail sales. Since then, the moat has widened even more as online sales continue to surpass
It hovered over the annual Dartmouth Homecoming Bonfire. “It’s a drone,” my friend explained. A drone? The only drones I’d every really heard of were furtive aircrafts used for reconnaissance missions and surveillance over enemy territory.
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Three months after the “nut rage” scandal sparked international ridicule and debate over the abuses of family-run Korean conglomerates, a court has convicted and sentenced former Korean Air vice president Cho Hyun-ah on Feb. 12 to a year in prison