Economy People

Kamala Harris and LIFT

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On the evenings of June 26th and 27th, millions of Americans tuned in to NBC News for the first 2020 Democratic presidential debates. By the end of night two, the fierce clash between Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had made headline news. Although many now know of Harris, the California senator has distinguished herself for […]

Economy Education People

Elizabeth Warren and Student Debt

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If you are following the 2020 presidential election news, you’ve probably heard of Elizabeth Warren and her stance on student debt. Considered a front-runner in the Democratic presidential primaries, Warren has openly voiced her opinions on corruption and transparency in politics and business. Recently, though, Warren’s stance on student debt has become more and more […]

Bonds Economy

The Status of Government Bonds

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When the stock market gets more volatile, investors often turn to bonds, particularly government bonds. Since governments are typically reliable debtors, people can expect an almost guaranteed, while smaller, sum to be returned to them eventually. Bonds often serve as an appropriate indicator of how stable the economy is. In a cyclical way, when people […]

Economy People

Gordon Chang and the Chinese Dot-Com Bubble

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As a Chinese-American columnist, blogger, commentator, author, and lawyer, Gordon Chang has used his influence to spread his views on the state of global economics. He’s best known for his controversial beliefs about China’s complex balance of a communist government with capitalistic policies. Background Information Born in New Jersey, Gordon Chang attended Cornell University and […]

Education Investing

Exchange-Traded Funds and Mutual Funds

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So you’ve probably heard of stocks and bonds, the two main types of investments you can make. Both of these are individual securities, granting the investor the ability to select individual investments. However, many people struggle with the responsibility of researching and managing a portfolio. As a result, they turn to mutual funds and exchange-traded […]