When I was in junior high school I excelled in literature and math. You know -- fractions, algebraic equations, and Venn diagrams. Economics, not so much. Too many theories, too abstract. It wasn't concrete.
Expressions of populist anger, resentment toward unresponsive government institutions, and deep-seated frustration with "politics as usual" have dominated the rhetoric surrounding the Republican Party's ongoing presidential primary campaign.
Your Meat-Eating Habit Is Killing More Than Just Cows -- says a new report, which cites the land degradation, pollution and deforestation caused by rising global demand for meat as "likely the leading cause of modern species extinctions."
If we are serious about saving coral reefs and the many benefits they provide to wildlife and people, we must resist the temptation to engineer small platforms of land aimed solely at flexing geopolitical muscle. Instead, we must prioritize conservation and management actions that allow corals to thrive.
Investors didn't like what they saw come Monday morning: The market had dropped more than 1,000 points to start the day after a news-worthy decline last week. China was to blame: A decline in the Chinese stock market and fears of the Chinese economy sparked the sell-off that we watched in horror on our home court of Wall Street.
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India has extraordinary potential. Modi recently acknowledged that "there are huge global expectations for India." But for decades the Indian government has squandered its future.
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There's no one in the non-Arnold Terminator cast who is as strong as any of Cruise's compatriots and adversaries in Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation.
What really happened in Tianjin is the result of a creeping environmental disaster unfolding across the globe, particularly in Southeast Asia, and it reflects the magnitude of the challenge that the leaders of the 10 ASEAN nations face.
We need 3% gains today. That's right, after dropping 15% our 5% Rule says a weak bounce should be 20% of the drop and that's a 3% bounce off yesterday's close just to keep us a tiny bit bullish.
Global investors and lenders have learned relatively little since 2008, creating more bubbles, ignoring more warning signs, and, until recently, continuing to party like it's 1999. The chickens are coming home to roost.
Senior Chinese officials say that they are proud of raising more people out of poverty than any country in history, but that they did not get the balance right, favoring development too much over environmental health.
According to a recent World Bank study, fisheries make up one quarter of Mauritania's natural wealth, but the waters off the country in north-western Africa are being overfished. Foreign operators pull out the lion's share of the catch - sometimes legally, sometimes not; suspicions of corruption abound.
Friends often ask me, on huge down market days like Friday, what I think of equities moving forward. While I have earned decent long-term returns from Apple, several ETFs, and from trading around volatile names like Twitter, I don't give financial advice for a living.
Chinese farmers don't understand that the leveraged investing products they bought have completely wiped out their money, even though the commodities they played are "only" down 20%.