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Copper as an Investment

Beyond passive income and real estate (also passive income) my interests extend to hard asset investing. Precious and base metals are durable commodities that tend to retain their intrinsic value in the face of inflation.  The way the US is spending borrowed dollars and creating more dollars to cover the government spending is out of […]

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What is the Credit Crisis?

This is a good video explaining the credit crisis I spotted at UK based residual income blogger   It is well illustrated.   Hope you learn something from it. The Crisis of Credit Visualized from Jonathan Jarvis on Vimeo.

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How Bad is Unemployment?

“There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” – Benjamin Disraeli (1804-1881, British Prime Minister, Lawyer, Author) Statistics are often distorted to give a misleading impression. Some people (and government agencies) use bogus statistics to “prove” a theory, support an opinion or excuse a policy. Darrell Huff wrote a book called How […]

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What’s Wrong with Monopoly?

I am a big fan of studying and understanding economics because a correct understanding of economics is critical to making a successful business. Yes, some people find economics dry, but occasionally an interesting layman’s explanation surfaces. Professor Benjamin Powell makes many interesting points using the Monopoly game as a backdrop: What’s Wrong with Monopoly I’ll […]

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