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What Has the Stock Market Taught Us Since 2010?

It’s always different because markets are constantly changing. Investors have more information, better technologies, better tools, etc. Economies mature, governments change policies and the make-up of the market changes. It’s never different because human nature is timeless. To quote Jesse Livermore, “Speculation is as old as the hills. Whatever happens in the stock market today has happened…

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Which Country is the Most Affordable for Starting a Business?

Source: Visual Capitalist

Though some countries are cheaper than others for starting a business on the dollar, the picture changes when accounting for monthly income. When it comes to the cost of starting a business relative to monthly income, many developed countries take the cake. Countries for starting a business include the UK, Denmark, and Ireland in Europe, South Korea in East Asia,…

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How To Write A Competitive Resume In 2021

Source: Forbes

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You’ve been on the job search for a while. You’ve been coming across a lot of listings that you are interested in. You know that you have qualifications and the right profile for these jobs, but you’re just not getting any follow-through or calls back. The first thing to…

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Labour markets in the rich world are recovering from covid-19 But the low-paid and the young may continue to struggle

Source: Economist

NEARLY A YEAR and a half ago, covid-19 was spreading rapidly across the rich world and countries were starting to lock down. Millions were left unable to work as everything from factories and building sites to shops and restaurants closed. Since then, vaccines have been administered, economies have largely reopened and various aspects of pre-pandemic…

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WAS BENJAMIN GRAHAM SKILLFUL OR LUCKY?

Last weekend’s Intelligent Investor column looked at the extreme difficulties of disentangling skill from luck when you are evaluating investment performance. Graham, of course, was the founder of security analysis as a profession, Buffett’s professor and first boss. He is universally regarded as one of the best investors of the 20th century. But Graham, who outperformed the stock…

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Microsoft Joins Apple in the Exclusive 2 Trillion Club

Source: Chartr

Yesterday Microsoft joined a very exclusive club of companies — those with a market capitalization of more than $2 trillion (with a T). Under CEO Satya Nadella Microsoft has thrived as the software giant has grown its cloud computing division — Azure — while maintaining its position as the de facto operating system of choice for most PC users and building…

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