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Iceland and the Gender Pay Gap
June 20, 2017

After several decades of gradually bridging the gap between men and women’s average weekly salary, the world continues to witness the effects of industry based segregation with family and societal…

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The Rise of the Circular Economy
June 20, 2017

Over 2.12 billion tonnes of waste is generated globally each year. Some of this waste is recycled, but a lot of it is dumped, causing problems for the environment and…

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“I’ll Be Back”….Sooner Than You Think?
June 20, 2017

In the classic film series, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s cyborg assassin, The Terminator, sent back from 2029, was able to learn and develop from human interaction, including the ability to feel human…

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The Future of the Internet of Things and Big Data
June 20, 2017

We are living in an age of information that, even thirty years ago, people could not have possibly imagined. Type up a document at work, and you can access it…

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Australian Housing Bubble: Reality or Fiction?
June 20, 2017

What is a housing bubble? A housing market bubble, in simple terms, means that property prices will rise significantly nationwide before a crash of prices takes place in a rapid…

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Playing with Bubbles
June 20, 2017

There is something undoubtedly fun about blowing and bursting bubbles. But try telling that to the Australian housing market. What is a housing bubble? The recent issue of rising Australian…

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Streaming; The shift in tone of the music industry
June 20, 2017

The previous decade has seen a decline in piracy and illegal music downloading due in part to the increase of legal music streaming services. During the 1990s, CDs and cassette…

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Debt’s Global Role
May 18, 2017

Debt is one of the most important aspects of the economy. Debt helps businesses, governments, individuals, either as borrowers or lenders, grow at a faster rate and achieve greater living…

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Trump: Market Savior or Matador-In-Training?
April 20, 2017

In a pre-election, Aug. 9 interview with Fox News Channel, Trump said: “If rates go up, you’re going to see something that’s not pretty. It’s all a big bubble.” Fast…

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A New Page to the Snap Story
April 20, 2017

This year Snap Inc. the developer of Snapchat had its Initial Public Offering (IPO) causing investors to fixate on the valuation of the social media company. An IPO refers to…

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Could Elon Musk’s Battery farm supercharge South Australia’s electricity supply?
April 20, 2017

It seems audacious, because it is. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has wagered to resolve South Australia’s potential electricity shortage in 100 days by building a supercharged battery farm. The announcement…

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The Effect Inflation and Interest Rates on Global Equities
April 20, 2017

Background on Interest Rates and Inflation Throughout history, economists have been divided over finding an effective response to the constantly changing nature of inflation and interest rates. However, present policy-making…

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