Category: Economics

George Soros and China Continue Battle of Words

Billionaire investor George Soros warned that the Chinese government’s moves to prioritize growth over reining in debt is eerily similar to the global situation before the market’s crash in 2008. The investor, as reported in Bloomberg, most recently made his remarks at an Asia Society event in New York in April repeating much of what [Continue]

The Impacts of Political Instability on Wildlife Populations

A new study has revealed that political unrest can hurt wildlife as well as governments. Researchers found that populations of large mammals declined after the collapse of the Soviet Union. They analyzed annual population estimates from the Russian Federal Agency of Game Mammal Monitoring database covering the years 1981 – 2010, a period that encompassed the fall [Continue]

Oil Production to Remain Regardless of Price

  As many around the country have enjoyed the low gas prices over the past several weeks, everyone has not expected these prices to remain for very long. However, recent indications show that no matter how low prices get OPEC will not be reducing their oil production any time soon.  This decision by OPEC will allow businesses [Continue]

Philippines Striken by Typhoon

It’s been quite a tumultuous year in terms of weather in southeast Asia, as there have been a long series of devastating typhoons, hurricanes, and other such costly happenings. The Philippines are now facing the worst version of what they predicted for the typhoon Hagupit, which happens to be called Ruby by the locals. Saturday, [Continue]

Christian Broda, Dollar Bull

Christian Broda is currently a Managing Director at Duquesne Capital Management, as well as a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, associate editor of the Journal of Development Economics, and was the James S. Kemper Foundation Scholar in 2006. He received his Ph.D. from MIT in 2001, and prior to joining [Continue]