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Narendra Modi’s First Year as Prime Minister of India, Roadblocks Remain

Narendra Modi’s First Year as Prime Minister of India, Roadblocks Remain

As Narendra Modi completes his first year in office as the Prime Minister of India, he seems to have scored decently on a few aspects, while the major roadblocks faced by the economy still remain. One of them is his popularity among the non-resident Indian (NRI) community as well as the Indian population. Other aspect […]

Millennials and the Silent Generation

Millennials and the Silent Generation

Millennials, a group born somewhere between the mid-1980s and early 2000s, may have more in common with the Silent Generation, those who grew up in the 1920’s and experienced the Great Depression, than with their Baby Boomer parents. This generation, also known as ‘Generation Y,’ due to being born right after the X Generation, is often seen […]

James Dimon on J.P Morgan Forecast

James Dimon on J.P Morgan Forecast

Late Wednesday, JPMorgan Chase CEO, Jamie Dimon, released his annual shareholder letter where he commented on the future of the investment bank. While the financial hardship of 2008-09 are well behind JPMorgan, it has paid out more than $26 billion since 2013 in fines and settlements and Dimon projects a spirit of realism in his […]

Iran and World Powers Agree to Nuclear Deal: Key Parameters

Iran and World Powers Agree to Nuclear Deal: Key Parameters

News has just come in that Iran and the six world superpowers have agreed to a nuclear deal which covers all the key parameters demanded by both sides. It was announced Thursday, April 2, that the negotiations outlining Iran’s nuclear capabilities have been successful. A comprehensive plan of action and solution to Iran’s peaceful uranium […]

Goldman Sachs Stress Test

Goldman Sachs Stress Test

Goldman Sachs did not perform well as one of the 31 largest banks tested through the Federal Reserve’s Stress test, which is a qualitative test but all 31 banks have passed, so far. However, that was only phase one. Wednesday, the Federal Reserve will have reviewed all 31 bank’s plans for delivering capital to shareholders. […]

Looking for a Job? U.S. Creates 248,000

Looking for a Job? U.S. Creates 248,000

In the most recent reports on the employment portion of the U.S. economy 248,000 jobs were created in the month of September, meaning for those who may be looking for one hope may be near. There were many different fields where jobs were created, leaving a variety for jobseekers to choose from. Though employment numbers […]

BRICS New Development Bank Evidence of Global Development

BRICS New Development Bank Evidence of Global Development

BRICS  (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) announced Tuesday, July 15,  that they have plans to establish the New Development Bank (NDB) at the sixth annual summit meeting. The purpose of the bank is to facilitate infrastructure development in the participating, underdeveloped, countries. Globally the NDB is evidence that  underdeveloped countries, particularly BRICS, are growing economically. […]

Missouri Revenue Falls With Lobbyist Contributions

Missouri Revenue Falls With Lobbyist Contributions

After both sides of the political aisle predicted at least two percent growth in Missouri revenue for 2014, figures indicate that revenue actually fell about one percent. Further, lobbyist contributions to state lawmakers fell even more dramatically. Whether one had any impact on the other is unsure but money is definitely not flowing in the state […]

Bees Vital to Survival of Crops and Economy

Bees Vital to Survival of Crops and Economy

Bees are absolutely vital to the economy, as well as to the survival of crops. Upon these minute creatures, whole ecosystems depend for the transfer of pollen between plants. Evidence points to a steep decline in the number of honey bee colonies in the United States between 1947 to present. The number of managed beehives […]

Eurozone Still in Trouble

Eurozone Still in Trouble

The European economy has been struggling for several years now. Doubting the effectiveness of the recent reforms and industrial rebounds, many analysts are claiming that the Eurozone is still in trouble. They remain skeptical of the latest measures taken by the European Central Bank, and fear the fallout could affect other countries as well. The European Central Bank […]

England Small Businesses Feeling Pinch

England Small Businesses Feeling Pinch

England’s business model was besieged Friday as loans to small business fell by over $700 million during the first quarter in 2014. Ongoing efforts to boost credit and credit availability have been unsuccessful and the economy is taking a hit as Threadneedle Street’s latest focus failed to encourage small business lending. Overall, financial lending to […]

U.S. Recovery Stumbles Again as Economy Contracts in First Quarter

U.S. Recovery Stumbles Again as Economy Contracts in First Quarter

According to the U.S. Commerce Department for the first time since the first quarter of 2011, the U.S. economy has contracted. Although it is projected to be a temporary setback, the economic stumble represents a bleak start to the year. Government economists had originally projected an estimated 0.1 percent sluggish growth rate, and blamed the […]

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