Artikel Bahasa Inggris Tentang Ekonomi

What Are the Fastest Growing Economies of 2012?

Niger depends on other countries for economic aid. One of the poorest nations on the world suffers from droughts. Despite economic hostility, the population grows steeply. However, you will be surprised to learn that recent prognosis speak of a seemingly strong future, as Niger has expanded its resource base of gold, coal, and oil. The […]

What Is The Difference Between Free-Market Capitalism and Crony Capitalism

The other day an acquaintance mentioned that he believed capitalism was a good socio-economic model, but also felt as if it was too easily abused by greedy entrepreneurs and industrial capitalists the way it is currently practiced and therefore didn’t make sense as it tended to push people down. Well, I understand where these thoughts […]

What Happened to Supply and Demand?

The down fall of are economy must be observed in a historical sense. While many will point to globalism and international treaties as the main reasons for our present economic situation. I feel that these are talking points that have nothing to do with solving the problem of our bad economy. Supply and demand has […]

The Economics of Free

One of the most interesting and unique economic phenomenon to emerge over the last 10 years is the impact of technology in creating products that are free to the consumer. Chris Anderson writes about this in his book entitled “Free”. The most unique aspect of this business model is that it generates tremendous profits for […]

Derivative Contracts

Derivative is a financial instrument whose price is dependent upon or derived from one or more underlying assets. These are generally used as an instrument to hedge risk, but can also be used for speculative purposes. The most common finance derivatives are futures contracts, forward contracts, options and swaps. There are two types of financial […]

Going Back To The Gold Standard – Ridiculous

Not long ago, I was reading a piece in the Wall Street Journal which stated that the GOP was debating on whether or not putting the US back on the gold standard should be part of their political platform. Whereas, I realize that there are a number of independents that think this is a good […]