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Austerity, a word that characterizes severity or sternness, is used in economics to refer to austerity measures. These are economic policies implemented by a government to reduce public-sector debt, by significantly curtailing government spending, particularly when a nation is in jeopardy of defaulting on its bonds. Key Takeaways Austerity measures refer to economic policies implemented
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Charitable organizations survive primarily on donations, with the holiday season (and year-end tax deadline for charitable contributions deductions) making December the most active time for charitable giving. Charities have to get creative to stay afloat the other 11 months of the year. There are five main ways that charities make money and stretch their dollars:
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Shares in graphics chipmaker NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA) plunged Monday and continued its drop on Tuesday after the company said it expects revenue to come in significantly below its earlier estimate, primarily due to weaker gaming sales. The Santa Clara, California-based chipmaker released preliminary second quarter (Q2) earnings yesterday, showing revenue reaching $6.7 billion, well below
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In this article BRK.A An Andy Warhol-like print of Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett hangs outside a clothing stand during the first in-person annual meeting since 2019 of Berkshire Hathaway Inc in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S. April 30, 2022. Scott Morgan | Reuters Berkshire Hathaway‘s operating profits jumped in the second quarter despite fears of slowing
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When it comes to choosing investments for your 401(k), the sheer number of options available can be overwhelming. There are, however, a number of relatively simple investment strategies that you can use to get the most out of your 401(k).  One strategy is to invest in a target-date fund, which will automatically optimize your portfolio
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Investors around the world have wondered for years who would take the reins of Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.A, BRK.B) once its current 91-year-old CEO (and the world’s fifth-richest man) Warren Buffett passes away or retires. On May 1, 2021, they got their answer. At the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholder meeting, executive vice chair of Berkshire Hathaway Charlie Munger made an offhand
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Traders, especially high-frequency traders, can take advantage of mispricings in the market, even if these inefficiencies last for just a few minutes or seconds. Mispricing can occur between two similar securities, like two S&P 500 ETFs, or within a single security, where the trading value differs from the net asset value (NAV). Market participants can exploit
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Despite appearances, we are running out of sand. While that might seem farfetched – sand is seemingly everywhere – there is not only a thriving international trade in the commodity, but it’s the second-most heavily exploited natural resource after water and, by volume, the most heavily extracted solid material in the world.  Like any commodity, sand
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Any savvy investor knows you can’t put all your eggs in one basket. Even though it may not cut out risk entirely, diversifying your investment portfolio can help you reach your investment goals by maximizing your returns. There are plenty of different investment vehicles for you to choose from including stocks, bonds, mutual funds, futures,
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