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The Government's Free Lending in the Pandemic Has Investors Worried About 'Zombie Companies'

The Government's Free Lending in the Pandemic Has Investors Worried About 'Zombie Companies'

An ideal capitalist system creates losers and winners from market forces… The “invisible hand” should promote smart, intuitive businesses to thrive and push unsuccessful companies out of existence. However, as Japan has shown, this doesn’t always happen in practice… In the second half of the 20th century, the country’s economy was on a roll. Japan […]
Earning Double-Digit Returns by Leveling the Playing Field for Child Development

Earning Double-Digit Returns by Leveling the Playing Field for Child Development

When you’re born has a significant effect on your success… My public school decided when students could enter classes based on whether their birthday was before or after September 1.  I was born in late June, so I was one of the youngest students in my class. Had I been born two and a half […]
This Equipment Supplier Wins as More Travelers Head to the Greens Than to the Skies

This Equipment Supplier Wins as More Travelers Head to the Greens Than to the Skies

The coronavirus pandemic has created huge changes to consumer spending trends… A few weeks ago, financial-services firm Jefferies released a piece discussing trends in personal consumption. Over the past decade, folks have spent more money on services than goods. This means spending more on vacations and restaurants than cars or televisions. This trend was strongest […]
As the Classroom Shifts Online, One Education Services Provider Is Set to Benefit

As the Classroom Shifts Online, One Education Services Provider Is Set to Benefit

Education is evolving on the fly… Across the globe, teachers are coping with classroom challenges in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Some of these changes will be temporary, while others may have long-lasting effects. Earlier this month, market-research firm CB Insights examined some of the many innovations that have emerged during the crisis – […]