One huge political issues in recent years has been that Wall Street has done better than Main Street. the Bank for International Settlements has a new study that shows exactly why rapid finance sector growth is bad for the rest of the economy. Continue Reading »
The global stock market had a very different look 145 years ago than it does today. Continue Reading »
A question that social scientists and economists have long puzzled over, how corruption arises in different cultures and why it is more prevalent in some countries than others. But finding correlations between corruption and other measures of economic or social activity has always been difficult. Continue Reading »
Can solar power transform the electricity market as much as shale did for oil and gas? This question has been posed in a new study by Wood MacKenzie, an international energy research and consulting company. Continue Reading »
Condominiums have been the easiest way to get a foothold into the housing market for many first-time homebuyers, a pit stop on the way to a dream home.
A lot of us would love to work from home, and many workers today are lucky enough to be able to take advantage of workplaces that offer a bit of flexibility as to when and where they work. Continue Reading »
In 1980 the states with the highest median income were Michigan, Wyoming, and Alaska, and the typical young worker in Detroit or Flint, Michigan, earned more than his counterpart in San Francisco or San Jose. Continue Reading »
According to a new report commissioned by Facebook and conducted by Deloitte, the social networking site had a global economic impact of $227 billion and indirectly created 4.5 million jobs in 2014. Continue Reading »
BMW workers use 3D printed protective wear
The designer leggings manufacturer, Bombsheller, based in Seattle, Washington, claims to be the world’s first fully-programmable clothes factory. Continue Reading »
2014 was the best year for venture capital investments since 2000, with $43.3 billion invested.