Gaurab Adhikari

6 Flips | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 1 Following | @gaurabadhikari3 | Keep up with Gaurab Adhikari on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Gaurab Adhikari”

17 million reasons to raise the minimum wage

I have 17 million reasons for wanting to increase the minimum wage. Yes, 17 million—the number of children whose lives would be a little more secure …

You'll Never Look At The 'Wealthiest 1%' The Same Way

In recent years, as income and wealth inequality have grown as matters of concern, the term "1%" has become a popular way to connote the rise of a super-elite that has separated itself economically from the rest of society.<p>We've all seen the charts showing, in various ways, how much the 1% have …

Hate stocks and bonds? Try alternative assets

Despite a handsome rally for U.S. stocks recently, American investors are increasingly interested in playing the field.<p>A recent survey conducted by MainStay Investments found a significant number of investors are opting out of traditional categories like stocks, bonds and cash. Instead, they are …

Associated Press News

What’s good for American corporations isn’t necessarily good for Americans

The United States’s time as the world’s leader in economic production is likely coming to an end, as countries with far-bigger populations gain access to modern technology.<p>But does that matter if US corporations are still the most profitable? Research on corporate finance by Sean Starrs, soon to be …

Income Inequality

How to Profit on Stock Market Volatility

For concrete examples, here are some VIX spikes on notable dates in history.<p>It appears from the information in this table that the VIX rises abruptly …