Category Archives: Finance

A Contemporary Look at the World’s Total Debt and Reserves

Please Note: The following information is presented to you as an excerpt from “Truth, Errors, and Lies – Politics and Economics in a Volatile World” (Columbia University Press, 2011) by former Polish Finance Minister, Grzegorz W. Kolodko. All graphs and … Continue reading

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Finance Crime on a Grand Scale and the Case of Goldman Sachs

When wealth accumulates in the collective hands of a few individuals, it can lead to a nexus of concentrated power that can be easily abused, regardless of which industry and economy you operate in. And Goldman Sachs, with close to $1 … Continue reading

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Extrapolating the Bond Yield Curve to the Bond We Share With Our Family

Excessive study of graphs and equations in a specialized field can be overwhelming for any student. With the structured nature of our education system, it can be even more difficult to retain what we learn after we graduate. The best education … Continue reading

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