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The process of analyzing and acquiring funds for the purchase of other assets given the performance of those assets based, their risk profile, the investors investment requirements, macroeconomic conditions, and investment (interest rate) risk.

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Why is active income taxed more than passive income?

In the United States, ordinary wage income is taxed at a much higher rate than capital gains. It changes from year to year but in general the maximum bracket is 35% vs 25%. This is counter intuitive ...
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Do real estate holding companies in Texas contribute to political campaigns?

I am wondering if real estate holding companies contribute to Texas political campaigns because Texas seem to be a pro-landlord state when it comes to its court system, but it seems to go deeper than ...
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How to implement an assured financial mutual destruction mechanism to restrain super powers from large scale trade wars? [closed]

The existence of nukes essentially made wars between super powers obviously unprofitable, hence eliminate one of the main motivation of war. However there are still beliefs that trade wars could be ...
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How does the United Nations get information on North Korea's economy?

I have read from a Bloomberg article that the North Korea economy has expanded by 1.8% according to the United Nations. However, I know the North Korean government is secretive with information about ...
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How much of North Korea's economy is supported by the black market?

I read from a news article that North Korea is generally supported by a black market that the government generally accepts . What percent of the economy is supported by this black market and how much ...
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What will the consequences of Brexit be on EURONEXT?

I know that this question doesn't make sense because "Brexit" is juridically a fuzzy concept. But I've heard that Euronext (which is related to financial products of France, Netherland,...) was ...
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What if any are the impacts of negative interest rates on the life of an average citizen in a first world country?

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/09/04/alan-greenspan-says-its-only-a-matter-of-time-before-negative-rates-spread-to-the-us.html This is of course both a political and a financial question. But I am really ...