Cryptocurrencies are a rising phenomenon…maybe? October 2, 2017 By Patrick Reilly Cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and others have been gaining popularity. While still not generally understood by the average person, these “currencies” have risen exponentially in value over recent years. This has attracted the attention of such notorious investors as self-described Floyd “Crypto” […]Read more "What on Earth are Cryptocurrencies?"
As a Saudi-led blockade of Qatar continues, the tiny nation needs to evaluate whether its ambitious goals have come at too high of a price. September 19, 2017 By Nicolas Guerrero Glass-clad skyscrapers rise above a palm-lined waterfront. The financial district, bustling with foreign expats, lies surrounded by the pristine waters of the […]Read more "Arabian Fights"
The Perils of Trump: Why Donald Trump is the Gravest Existential Threat to the U.S. Economy Since World War II Donald Trump has run a presidential campaign branded on populism which rejects the global and domestic economic system developed by the two major political parties since World War II. Though politically appealing to a large […]Read more "Make America Sane Again"
By Anthony Campano Saving is a practice often preached to young adults who have just entered the workforce, yet pushed aside in certain occasions, such as moving out of your parents’ house or buying a new car. However, CNBC released a statistic that should strike you as remarkable: “47 percent of Americans said they could […]Read more "Save to Save Yourself"
By Pete Scharf “Decades of record immigration have produced lower wages and higher unemployment for our citizens. We are going to have an immigration system that works, but one that works for the American people.” – Donald Trump, RNC acceptance speech Throughout his presidential campaign, Republican nominee Donald Trump has accused immigrants of bringing crime, suppressing wages, […]Read more "In With Migrants, Out With Xenophobia"
By Eleanor Tsai Few issues are as loaded as gun control is in the United States today. Each mass shooting–frighteningly frequent within the past five years–is as divisive as it is painful: what can and should the government do to prevent deaths at the hands of would-be gunmen? Those on the left make impassioned calls […]Read more "Good Guys and Bad Guys: The Trouble With Gun Control"
By Eric Richman Since we’re currently living in a period of economic recovery, it would be wise to reflect on the recent economic recession. Consumers tend to become more frugal with their dollars during periods of recession, so it is interesting to see what they will and will not spend their money on. Some purchasing […]Read more "Patterns of Consumers During the Great Recession"