Category Archives: Economics

Past Leaked emails show Hillary Clinton wanted to ditch Taiwan

WASHINGTON — An alleged email by Hillary Clinton shows that the former secretary of state was willing to discuss an op-ed piece in the New York Times that called for Washington to ditch Taiwan in exchange for China writing off … Continue reading

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TED TALKS: The dirty secret of capitalism — and a new way forward | Nick Hanauer

Visit http://TED.com to get our entire library of TED Talks, subtitles, translations, personalized Talk recommendations and more. Rising inequality and growing political instability are the direct result of decades of bad economic theory, says entrepreneur Nick Hanauer. In a visionary … Continue reading

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VIDEO REPORT: Huawei is a pawn of the Chinese government

  Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. is a Chinese multinational technology company that provides telecommunications equipment and sells consumer electronics including smartphones, headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China.

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INFO-GRAPHIC: USA Arms Exports

U.S. weapons exports from 1950 to 2017. Data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute’s Arms Transfers Database. Units are expressed in trend indicator values (TIV). Each dot on the map = one TIV. Visualization by Will Geary. The United … Continue reading

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Historical Social Security Payroll Tax Rates

Historical Social Security Payroll Tax Rates from 1937 to today… SOURCE

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What do Americans do with their tax refunds?

According to a recent National Retail Federation study, almost 55% of young adults plan to turn their refunds into savings. If you are getting a refund this year, think about adding to your savings account or investing in a CD. … Continue reading

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2015 Report: How much H-1B visa holders make in the U.S.

Ever wondered how much H-1B visa holders make? Now’s your chance to find out: San Francisco-based engineer Theo Negri has released a database of H-1B applications, searchable by company. Whenever a firm based in the United States wants to bring … Continue reading

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Can we afford to go to space?

Space is not a government program; it’s the rest of the Universe. Private space business is now a major factor, bent on finding investors interested in generating profits by making space more accessible to more people. Space business pays taxes … Continue reading

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QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Energy? | HP

QUIZ: How Well Do You Know Energy? | HP The tech sector has become integral to societal progress and success, but how has tech influenced energy consumption and what does it mean for us going forward? Take our quiz to … Continue reading

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What’s HOT and what’s NOT in the US Real Estate Market as of Spring 2015

When it comes to negotiating power, it’s better to be a home seller in the Bay Area and a buyer in Philadelphia. Zillow’s spring analysis of buyers’ and sellers’ markets across the U.S. looked at how long homes spend on … Continue reading

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