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Democrats Reconciliation Package Promises to Build Back Broker

Democrats’ Reconciliation Package Promises to Build Back Broker

Kent Kaiser, Ph.D. August 3, 2022

Reducing inflation and finding smart solutions on healthcare issues are important goals for our government, and most Americans would support that kind of legislation to fix the economy and improve healthcare. However,...

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Trade Policy Hurting American Farmers

John Quinlan, Contributor April 20, 2022

Seldom do you go to the grocery store these days and not hear complaints about rising food prices. It may be surprising to hear that one of the main causes for high priced food is the scarcity and increasing...

Philanthropic Digital Donations

Philanthropic Digital Donations

Luke Rexing, Writer April 10, 2022

Cryptocurrencies are still making waves throughout many avenues, and the bulls are still hanging on and advocating for a prosperous summer. Recently, Bitcoin prices have been hovering around the mid-$40,000...

Bitcoin Bulls Hold the Line

Bitcoin Bulls Hold the Line

Luke Rexing, Contributor March 28, 2022

Until now, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies have seen a slow and steady decline in value over the past four months. There has been a lot of sideways action and speculation regarding the asset class after...

The Great Stock Market Crash Of 2022. Will We Ever Recover?

The Great Stock Market Crash Of 2022. Will We Ever Recover?

Jace Goudreau, Contributor February 19, 2022

2021 wasn’t the best year for tech or crypto investors by any means. Many long term investors saw great losses while shorts made a fortune. As for 2022, it seems as if we are on a similar trajectory....

The Orange Juice and Chicken Wing Shortage

The Orange Juice and Chicken Wing Shortage

Avery Gammie, Contributor February 19, 2022

When someone goes into a grocery store or restaurant, they may find that the prices of orange juice and chicken wings are significantly higher than normal. Even worse, they may not find orange juice or...

Investing Advice Everyone Should Know

Investing Advice Everyone Should Know

Avery Gammie, Contributor February 17, 2022

If you are looking for investing advice that will help you retire early, perhaps even a multi-millionaire, and teach you the proper portfolio balances to hold at different ages, read on. To new investors,...

Renowned Economist and Professor Glenn Loury Speaks at UMN Webinar

Renowned Economist and Professor Glenn Loury Speaks at UMN Webinar

John Quinlan, Contributor February 17, 2022

As a part of the Public Life Project initiative, the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota hosted Glenn Loury, Professor of Economics at Brown University. He holds a PhD in Economics from...

The Crocodiles of Wall Street Placed Behind Bars

The Crocodiles of Wall Street Placed Behind Bars

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 16, 2022

Ilya Lichtenstein, 34, and his wife Heather Morgan, 31, were recently arrested in the largest financial seizure by government law enforcement in history. The couple has been involved in an ongoing investigation...

What exactly happened to Toys R Us?

What exactly happened to Toys R Us?

Avery Gammie, Contributor February 7, 2022

The beloved company Toys R Us was a staple for many childhoods. First adopting their name in 1957, Toys R Us quickly became a tycoon in the world of toy sales. Toys R Us prided itself on always having...

Crypto’s uncertain future

Crypto’s uncertain future

Avery Gammie, Contributor February 3, 2022

For those who do not know, cryptocurrency, also referred to as crypto, is a decentralized digital currency. Over the past several years, some countries have begun to restrict the use of cryptocurrency....

Can Crypto Bounce Back?

Can Crypto Bounce Back?

Luke Rexing, Contributor February 2, 2022

The last year has been a wild ride for the 43 million Americans who hold crypto in their portfolios. Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency with the highest market capitalization, is up about 10 percent over the...

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