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How young tech millionaires invest

How young tech millionaires invest | Economics Today | Scoop.it
There's a growing crop of freshly minted millionaire investors, thanks to the succses of the tech start-up world.
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How To Invest $100, $1,000, Or $10,000

How To Invest $100, $1,000, Or $10,000 | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Figuring out which stocks to buy or what kind of account to invest in is a daunting prospect. Here are three easy ways to start.
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Fed likely to stay the course on interest rates

Fed likely to stay the course on interest rates | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Economists say the Fed is likely to end its meeting on Wednesday with a stay the course message that foresees an increase in near zero interest rates by mid-2015.
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Warren Buffett's Berkshire loses $2 billion in two days

Warren Buffett's Berkshire loses $2 billion in two days | Economics Today | Scoop.it
His Berkshire Hathaway investment house holds big chunks of Coke and IBM, both of which have taken a drubbing this week.
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So you think your portfolio took a hit with a $50 loss?  

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Nine questions about the Federal Reserve you were too embarrassed to ask

Nine questions about the Federal Reserve you were too embarrassed to ask | Economics Today | Scoop.it
What does a Fed chair do all day, anyway? You have questions, we have answers.
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Alibaba 101: The biggest IPO of all time

Alibaba 101: The biggest IPO of all time | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Alibaba's initial public offering would value the Chinese company at levels that rival American tech giants like eBay, Amazon.com and Facebook.
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How the Effects of the 9/11 Attacks Continue to Be Felt in the Economy Today

How the Effects of the 9/11 Attacks Continue to Be Felt in the Economy Today | Economics Today | Scoop.it
The 9/11 attacks had long-ranging economic impacts. Not only did they deepen the 2001 recession, they led to the War on Terror. These costs helped create the largest debt in U.S. history.
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Elizabeth Warren: The market is broken

Elizabeth Warren: The market is broken | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Senator Elizabeth Warren took her 'market is broken' message to New York City on Thursday.
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IRS eyes tax on Silicon Valley's free lunches

IRS eyes tax on Silicon Valley's free lunches | Economics Today | Scoop.it
The IRS may rethink whether the daily free meals that some companies serve their employees should be treated as a taxable benefit.
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Colorado's missing marijuana taxes

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Colorado has a black market problem, a medical marijuana problem, and made overly rosy projections.
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This goes against the theory that many had about legalizing pot.  Many said that, from an economic standpoint, this would bring in millions of new taxes.  However, this article shows that isn't necessarily the case.

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Why do Americans still believe in the market's invisible hand?

Why do Americans still believe in the market's invisible hand? | Economics Today | Scoop.it
For starters, it's politically and socially convenient for many already in power.
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Premarkets: 4 things to know before the open

Premarkets: 4 things to know before the open | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
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Millionaire tax on the ballot in Illinois

Millionaire tax on the ballot in Illinois | Economics Today | Scoop.it
It's the only state to put the idea to a vote this year, but Illinois is hardly the first state to consider a millionaire tax.
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The GoPro bubble has burst

The GoPro bubble has burst | Economics Today | Scoop.it
GoPro makes an awesome camera. But Wall Street got way too excited about the stock. Shares have plunged 20% recently
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Not everything Apple touches is gold

Not everything Apple touches is gold | Economics Today | Scoop.it
GT Advanced Technologies declared bankruptcy Monday and the stock plunged 90%. The company had a deal with Apple, but investors got burned.
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Competition Is for Losers

Competition Is for Losers | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Americans mythologize economic competition, but it's actually the opposite of capitalism. If you want to create and capture lasting value, writes Peter Thiel, look to build a monopoly.
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How September 11, 2001 Changed the U.S. Economy | GOBankingRates

How September 11, 2001 Changed the U.S. Economy | GOBankingRates | Economics Today | Scoop.it
We're nearing the 12-year anniversary of 9/11, so we examine how it impacted our economy and whether or not the economic damage is long-lasting.
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College grads are underemployed, but a degree is still worth it

College grads are underemployed, but a degree is still worth it | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Demand for recent college grads has flattened, but the degrees are still worth it, says New York Fed report.
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KFC's China sales plunge on tainted food scare

KFC's China sales plunge on tainted food scare | Economics Today | Scoop.it
The China food safety problems from this summer are hurting KFC parent Yum badly. Same-store sales plunged 13% in its most recent quarter.
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10 Facts About Adam Smith

10 Facts About Adam Smith | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Adam Smith may be the most famous economist and economic theorist of all time. His theories have influenced the way economic markets all over the world have functioned for many, many years. His theories will continue to be studied by students of economics, perhaps for centuries to come. 1. Teaching Logic Adam Smith was well …
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A Nation of Shopkeepers: Thoughts on Adam Smith

A Nation of Shopkeepers: Thoughts on Adam Smith | Economics Today | Scoop.it
Shopkeepers: One of the great pleasures of writing this letter is the fascinating correspondence and the relationships that develop
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