Category: Business

The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History is Upon Us – Here is What it Means

Sign-up for Acorns! 👉 https://www.acorns.com/economics-explained (upon registration, Acorns will deposit $5 in your account to help you get started with investing!) ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ The wealthiest generation in history is starting to retire, and die. In doing so they will be responsible...

/ August 6, 2020
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“Customers won’t notice any difference”: Tiger Airways announces it will no longer fly

Virgin Australia’s new owners have reassured customers that their decision to axe offshoot airline Tiger Airways will not make any

/ August 6, 2020
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News Corp to spend next 15 years denying existence of James Murdoch

News Corporation-owned television stations and news websites will spend at least the next decade claiming James Murdoch is not real.

/ August 2, 2020
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How the U.S. Economy Just Lost 33% of its Value

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Last Thursday on the 30th of July 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its 2nd...

/ August 2, 2020
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The Economy of Ancient Egypt

Get 10% off your Squarespace subscription today! 👉 http://squarespace.com/economicsexplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ Ancient Egypt was amongst the first major human civilizations in existence. Outside of being genuinely fascinating the economy of ancient Egypt is enlightening to really pull apart because it represents...

/ July 30, 2020
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Big Tech anti-trust hearing ends in farce after Google CEO starts randomly finishing interrogator’s sentences

“What do lions eat? What do graphic designers do? What does lmao mean? All great questions and thanks so much for your interest”

/ July 30, 2020
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Why 40,000 People Die for Every 1% Increase in Unemployment – The Big Short

the big short was a fantastic movie, for finance nerds and regular viewers alike. One of the lines that stood out the most, amongst many memorable lines, was the claim that for every 1% increase in unemployment 40,000 people die....

/ July 26, 2020
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Apple has released a stylish new face mask for just $79 (official Apple-compatible straps sold separately for $12,000 each)

After a more sophisticated pandemic look? You might be in luck. Tech giant Apple has announced a sleek new facial

/ July 24, 2020
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Black Market Economics – What Drives the Underground Economy?

Underground Economy By Andrew Bloomenthal Updated Apr 30, 2020 What Is the Underground Economy? The underground economy refers to economic transactions that are deemed illegal, either because the goods or services traded are unlawful in nature, or because transactions fail to...

/ July 23, 2020
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The Weird and Wonderful Economy of Vatican City

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is Vatican city. The smallest widely recognized sovereign state in the world. This tiny nation exists...

/ July 19, 2020
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Wealth Inequality Q&A with Harvard Professor Ludwig Straub

Video on Wealth Inequality - https://youtu.be/swOpLpZaA78 Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained EE's Sew Spotify Podcast - https://open.spotify.com/show/5TFVUEJnYLOCmmfaDNHaM2 Ludwig Straub - https://scholar.harvard.edu/straub/home Read More

/ July 18, 2020
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What Would a Thanos Snap do to the Economy?

The justification was that this was necessary to restore balance to a universe that was overpopulated and putting too much of a drain on resources. Now instantly hazing half of the universe, is a bit extreme, but… When the same...

/ July 16, 2020
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Can Saving Too Much Money Cause a Recession?

People are told from the time they get their first job to save money. Save for a car, have an emergency fund, send your kids to college, a house deposit, oh and not to mention retirement (if that is still...

/ July 12, 2020
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Silicon Valley Invents New ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’ Button For Dealing With Climate Change

Developers in Silicon Valley have created an innovative new way to put off dealing with impending catastrophe, announcing a new ‘Remind Me Tomorrow’ climate change button that will pop up on your laptop or phone. Chief developer Wolfgang Hannity said...

/ July 9, 2020
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Is Wealth Inequality Actually a Problem?

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/ July 9, 2020
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Could The Whole World Use Just One Currency?

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/ July 5, 2020
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Adam Smith: The Grandfather Of Economics

This video was made possible by our Patreon community! ❤️ See new videos early, participate in exclusive Q&As, and more! ➡️ https://www.patreon.com/EconomicsExplained ▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀▀ This is Adam Smith. Adam Smith was a Scottish philosopher and author who is probably best known...

/ July 2, 2020
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Why Amazon is Begging For Regulations – The Twisted Economics of Amazon

In two short decades, Amazon has grown from a modest online bookstore to an international conglomerate. A conglomerate that seems hellbent on moving into every growing industry out there. Amazon will only be the second company this channel has ever...

/ June 25, 2020
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Johnson & Johnson Pulled Whitening Creams off Shelves in Asia. But Can That Dent a Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry?

This article originally appeared on VICE US.Against the backdrop of a global movement against systemic racism, corporate giant Johnson & Johnson joined the growing list of companies to face a reckoning over the role their products have played in perpetuating...

/ June 23, 2020
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The History of Global Banking – A Broken System?

The 2008 Global Financial crisis was kicked off by major structural issues in the global banking system and exacerbated by record levels of household debt. Today the world is on the brink of yet another major financial downturn, and yet...

/ June 21, 2020