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What does it mean to be “economically literate” anyway?

2016-03-25T10:00:01.000Z<p>By: Matthew C Klein<p>A well-rounded education should give some understanding of economics and finance. So, in principle, it’s a …

Why Starbucks Is One of the Best Restaurant Stocks to Buy Now

In theory, demand is evergreen in the restaurant business: We all have to eat. But during the past year many restaurant stocks have taken the kind of …

10 books about markets and finance you should read right now

But when you're hunting for the best resources on the topic, it's difficult to know where to start. Indeed, if you type "investing" into Google, you get about 293,000,000 results. The query, "investing resources for beginners" yields 187,000,000 results.<p>So, to help guide you in the right direction …

Investing

Italy isn't Greece — it's worse

<i>In the 14th century, the Medici family of Florence began its rise to prominence, investing profits from a thriving textile trade to fund what would become the largest banking institution in Europe. The success of the legendary banking family helped to usher in the Italian Renaissance and thus</i> …

Italy

Here's what the 4 official recession indicators look like right now

Official recession calls are the responsibility of the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee, which is understandably vague about the specific indicators on which they base their decisions. This committee statement is about as close as they get to identifying their method.<p>There is, however, a …

Markets

25 Best Carbs That Will Uncover Your Abs

Imagine if you could tell your friends you’re on a hot new diet, the one all the celebs are doing for rapid weight loss. It’s name? Not Atkins. Not …