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Stunning Wall Street

Amazon reported quarterly results last night that, in the words of one news outlet, stunned Wall Street. What was so stunning about Amazon’s results? The company reported a 15% increase in revenue, … [Read More...]

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Global Currency Wars

The currency wars that the world’s major economic powers are engaged in are not being fought with the same tactics as previous currency wars. There are no tariffs or duties being slapped on foreign produced goods, and you will hear no official policy of currency devaluation from government officials. But don’t let that fool you.

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The Happiest Countries in the World

There’s something about the Scandinavian countries. Despite brutal cold and scarce sunshine, the countries at Europe’s northern periphery consistently perform at the top of the world’s happiness rankings. In fact Denmark and Norway were ranked the first and second happiest countries by the World Happiness Report (a U.N. publication). Sweden came in at fifth happiest, followed shortly by Finland at seventh and Iceland at ninth.