Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis | LIVE STREAM

Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis | LIVE STREAM

ALEX POLLOCK: Good morning. We will begin. Thank you for coming, ladies and gentlemen. I am Alex Pollock of the R Street Institute. And it’s a pleasure to welcome you to our conference today on Puerto Rico’s ongoing economic crisis. As you all know, Puerto Rico is the biggest new municipal insolvency in history, far

Richard Wolff Debunks the Myth of Higher Hourly Pay

Richard Wolff Debunks the Myth of Higher Hourly Pay

I decided to take a look at hourly pay, the average pay per hour that most Americans who are on a wage system get. Back in 1973 is when I started. That’s a long time ago, friend, almost half a century. The average wage in this country was $4.03 an hour. Okay. So, I did

Understanding YouTube Red: Paid Subscriptions and the Future of Online Video

Understanding YouTube Red: Paid Subscriptions and the Future of Online Video

Good morning, Hank. It’s Tuesday, October 27th, 2015, a significant day in YouTube history because tomorrow, YouTube Red launches, which may or may not change online video forever. Also, you’ll notice that I trimmed my beard because Nerdfighters had started to refer to it as the Under Puff. Right, but YouTube Red. So until now,

How To Make Money In The $78 Billion Wedding Industry

How To Make Money In The $78 Billion Wedding Industry

Okay, so we’re going to see how many bouquets you can catch. Okay. I’m getting married. Hi, I’m Neha. I’m an officially certified accountant and your unofficial money master. And welcome to New Money where each week I look at interesting ways that people are making money in the world today. And yes, I said

Hamilton v. Jefferson: The Central Bank Debate [POLICYbrief]

Hamilton v. Jefferson: The Central Bank Debate [POLICYbrief]

One of the core problems that Hamilton realized having lived through the Revolutionary War with George Washington on the battlefield was the inability of the Continental Congress to raise the requisite amount of funds to help feed and fund the army in battle, and he never wanted to go back to that. And so, Washington

How Airports Make Money

How Airports Make Money

This video was made possible by Squarespace. After this, watch the video I made for their channel. More about it after the video. Airports are incredibly complex and challenging businesses but, in many cases, they’re businesses that make money. Many airports are owned by governments but still then, they’re often operated as businesses—just businesses that

Xi Jinping’s Economic Reforms and Consolidation of Power

Xi Jinping’s Economic Reforms and Consolidation of Power

PAULSON: Good evening, welcome. Thank you very much for coming out on this icy evening. I’m delighted to be here in Washington. For those of you who don’t know, following my time as treasury secretary, I returned to my hometown of Chicago and I spend my time with the Paulson Institute — an NGO that’s

Why we can’t shop our way to a better economy | Stacy Mitchell | TEDxDirigo

Why we can’t shop our way to a better economy | Stacy Mitchell | TEDxDirigo

Translator: Bob Prottas Reviewer: Ariana Bleau Lugo I want to begin today by telling you something about the Boston Tea Party that you might not know. At its core it was an act of corporate sabotage. Those ships were owned by the British East India Company, the most powerful corporation of its day. The company

Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven for Your Money? | Inventor of Yield Curve Signal Explains

Is Bitcoin a Safe Haven for Your Money? | Inventor of Yield Curve Signal Explains

What’s up, everyone, my name is Jackson, and today I am super excited to announce that I will be talking to Campbell Harvey. If we go into a recession next year, it’s not going to be a surprise. He is a professor of finance at Duke University and is very well-known throughout economics for linking

The History of the European Central Bank

The History of the European Central Bank

After two world wars in less than a century, many people sought the means to prevent such devastation from happening again. One idea put forward by a French civil servant, Jean Monnet, and taken up by France’s foreign minister at the time, Robert Schuman, was to pool the industries that were seen as the engines