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Hedge Funds and Risks – Financial Markets by Yale University #15

Think of risk, I was wondering how these large hedge funds and their ability to take on large amounts of risk and leverage themselves, how that affects the market?>>Well hedge funds are investment companies that are not approved for the general retail market. So they’re not allowed to advertise. They’re not well-known, because they’re not…

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Faith and Finance | BUx on edX

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The Constitution of Athens

In the 6th century B.C.E., the city of Athens implemented some of the most significant political reforms in world history. These reforms eventually produced a system called Democracy, and this innovation forever changed political theory. But before we get there, we need a bit of context. The constitutional history of ancient Athens, or at least…

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Rich Dad Poor Dad by Robert Kiyosaki – BEST Book Summary

Here’s little Robert Kiyosaki. He has two fathers. One of them has a Ph.D., the other never finished 8th grade. Both earn substantial incomes, yet one always struggles financially, while the other is going to become one of the richest men in Hawaii. One is going to die leaving tens of millions of dollars to…

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Roman Elections

At this point it should be clear that the Senate was the center of political life in the Roman Republic. And of course we know that in order to be appointed to the Senate, a person first had to be elected to the office of Quaestor by the people. But how were they actually elected?…

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UCI DCE Wealth That Lasts

(piano music) – Wealth that Lasts is a private wealth management course and it’s designed exclusively for ultra high net worth individuals and families. But we differentiate the huge subject of wealth management from the subset subject of investment management. We put together a process driven wealth management plan that includes the transfer of personal…

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What If There Was No Money And Everything Was Free In The World?

What if cash suddenly disappeared from our lives and everything was free? Sounds fine at first, right- like the perfect solution to all our problems? The class lines between the super-rich and those crippled by extremely low wages would vanish overnight. But how would society react to such a turn-around? Would there be riots at…

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How Does Banksy Make Money?

The street artist known as Banksy belongs to what is sometimes called the “Bristol Scene,” which includes creatives from different genres, notably music. You’ve probably heard of some of the artists that are or were part of this scene, including Massive Attack, Portishead and Tricky. Graffiti was also a big part of the scene, and…

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8 Things Poor People Do That the Rich Don’t – Secrets of the Millionaire Mind by T. Harv Eker

So every time I criticize how poor people think, people get really angry at me and tell me that I shouldn’t hate poor people. And I’m like, “Are you out of your mind?” I don’t hate poor people. I was poor for the majority of my life. And when I say poor, I mean poorer…

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Math: Properties of Addition; Commutative vs. Associative

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