Economy

Budget planning for students

Budget planning might be tricky for students entering their colleges or universities for the first time. From planning to spend on new books and stationery to spending on good food, almost all the students find it hard to manoeuvre around their financial limits and expenses. Balancing the cost of housing, rent, electricity bills, clothes, and such essential things becomes difficult when you are in a...

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Nearly all people on the globe have a great health threat caused by the pathogenic organisms. These organisms are competent in causing sickness in their host. Pathogenic organisms include bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasites. Northeastern University hosted a lecture on infectious diseases. In developing countries, where around 80% of the population of the world live, infectious agents are the major cause of illness and death. These...

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Over the years, the world has seen levels of medical innovation and its evolution. In just a few generations, we have developed antibiotics, x-rays, organ transplants, the mapping of the human genome and the digitisation of many medical functions. Not only breakthrough technologies but patient experience, medical administration and health care operations have also evolved. Patients are increasingly getting in control of their own healthcare...

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nuclear

It isn’t always bad to withdraw a commitment. That’s what the United States felt when President Donald Trump withdrew the landmark international nuclear deal with Iran, announcing that stringent economic sanctions against Tehran will be reinstated. Trump, in his statement, stated that this deal is not less than terrible and defective. He, in his bold words, warned Iran against renewing its nuclear program. As usual,...

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The 2008 financial crisis in the United States of America (USA) was the biggest economic downturn since the Great Depression (1929-1933). Prices in the housing market started to fall initially and realtors thought it was a good sign. They thought the overheated housing market could return to a more sustainable level but they didn't realise there were too many homeowners with questionable credit. Banks had...

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The number of cars on the streets has majorly become cabs which, in this age of technology, can be summoned by just a small click of a button on our mobile screens. The most popular of all apps, Uber has a near-monopoly on this business of taxis, with Lyft seconding the position. The unprecedented success of Uber worldwide can be boiled down to reasons including...

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Any sort of epidemic has severe consequences on our daily lives as well as important business fields. It affects directly or indirectly but certainly has a widespread influence on people and their work. Likewise, the coronavirus outbreak has led to a sudden fall in the airline industry as many flights have been cancelled due to the fear of contagion. Moreover, the U.S government has landed...

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deportation

Donald Trump isn’t the best politician the United States has ever got. It may be owing to his extreme policies or the approach he is a follower of which doesn’t fascinate everyone. Another Trump’s policy which caught the eyes of the economists and researchers was his authorities preparing to crack down on illegal immigration, with a particular focus on deportation of the nation’s estimated 11...

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interest

If the United States’ economy were a human body, then its heart would be the Federal Reserve. And just as the heart works to pump life-giving blood throughout the body, the federal reserve pumps money into the economy to keep it healthy and growing. Sometimes the economy needs less money, and sometimes it needs more. Fed increased the interest rate from 0.75 to 1% in...

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