Month: April 2018

The fuss about trade disputes

InternationalTrade

What does a small-scale farm-holding, two presidents, some tech companies and their respective local currencies all have in common? The answer might be obvious if you have been paying attention to the so-called trade war between China and the US in the news lately. But why is it of concern and what are the far-reaching

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Data (Gold) Mining

Datamining

Let’s face it, if you really were going to quit Facebook, you would have a few years ago. Fact is, you should have asked the serious questions when the ‘free’ social media platform started turning over billions of dollars. No free service can generate that amount money out of goodwill and thin air. So much

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Nurture State Treasures

Oil

There are many schools of thought on how to manage natural resources. The idea that a non-renewable resource “gifted” by nature to a country is something that should be considered a once-off benefit begs the question of how forward-thinking that nation is. If your country happens to have a wealth of a mineral resource, should

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