The Evolution of Subprime: The Politics of Home Finance

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The burgeoning downfall of the credit market has brought the American economy and worldwide banks to its knees. Massive criticism of corporate greed and misguided policies have left many citizens wondering about the health of the once vaunted American capitalist

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Japan’s Rising Sun

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Green cars that are widely available, reasonably priced and profitable to build? A Tokyo dealership is where to find them. To meet the demand for clean‐air vehicles, Japanese car companies across the board are accelerating production of their fully electric

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Thoughts from Tuck

Andrew Ervin is currently an MBA ’09 candidate at the Tuck School of Business. After attending Penn State University, he worked as an actuary for research and development (R&D) at Liberty Mutual Group, one of the largest insurance companies in Continue reading…

Investing Ideas for Turbulent Times

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When Jim Cramer says, “Whatever money you may need for the next five years, please take it out of the stock market right now,” people tend to listen. Within that statement is the reason why stocks and the economy are

Monetary Reform Needed to end Zimbabwe’s Hyperinflation

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The International Monetary Fund estimated that by January, Zimbabwe’s inflation rate had escalated to 150,000%. The Zimbabwean government has refused to release inflation figures in an effort to keep prices down since last June. That plan has failed as businesses

An Untapped Source of Wealth

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Due to high gas prices, consumers have paid more attention to the price per barrel of crude oil, as well as the Islamic communities that are reaping the benefits. The massive amounts of wealth stemming from the high price of

Staying Afloat: Small Business’ Struggle to Stay Above Water

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Today’s headlines are dominated with news of the collapsed housing market, an auto industry in shambles, and the death of some of Wall Street’s most famous investment banks. Investors have grown nervous, with a mass sell‐off of assets as a