The Great (And Terrible) Startup Slowdown

The days of rapidly-growing startup companies and new business launches in the United States have slowly come to a halt. Statistics show entrepreneurship in the U.S. has been declining and the startup rate has dropped significantly in the past few decades.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00January 12th, 2017|Blog, Economy, Finance|Comments Off on The Great (And Terrible) Startup Slowdown

Trump’s America in an Age of Automation

The issue is not, as Trump has claimed, outsourcing to China and Mexico—this ship has sailed; the damage is done. The real threat to jobs, especially in the manufacturing industry, is technology and automation.

2021-04-05T20:11:15+00:00January 3rd, 2017|Economy, Finance|Comments Off on Trump’s America in an Age of Automation

When Coups Depress the Economy – or Don’t

Though the Turkish economy suffered what Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek termed a “knee-jerk reaction” in the immediate wake of an unsuccessful and short-lived coup attempt, investors still fear for the stability of the market.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00August 16th, 2016|Blog, Economy|Comments Off on When Coups Depress the Economy – or Don’t

Markets Don’t Care If Your Government’s a Mess

To many investors, buying government debt seems like the smart move, because they stand to lose less than they expect to otherwise. If this trend continues, and bond prices continue to climb, investors could actually earn money by selling their bonds amongst themselves for a higher price than what they paid.

2017-06-19T15:02:35+00:00August 5th, 2016|Blog, Economy, Finance|Comments Off on Markets Don’t Care If Your Government’s a Mess