On this episode of China Uncensored, it turns out that lending money to strangers on the internet can be kind of risky. Hi, welcome back to China Uncensored. I’m your host, Chris Chappell. It’s scarier than Jurassic Park. More terrifying than Jaws. And way more…serious than The MEG. It’s the peer-to-peer loan crisis in China.
When we talk about gender equality in the US there’s this one statistic you see all the time: “Women earn 79 cents for every dollar men make.” And while that statistic is factually correct, there’s a lot it doesn’t tell you. It simply compares the median wages of men and women who work full time.
My name is Jun Yu I’m a Lee Kong Chian Professor of Economics and Finance at SMU. My research interest is in Financial Econometrics covering both theory and applications. Over the last 10 years I have tried to gain some understanding of asset price bubbles which are also known as speculative bubbles. Asset price bubbles
Hey, this is Bronson Arcuri from “Planet Money.” Today we’re going to be talking about the movie business. It’s a tough racket. Most movies do not make money, with one notable exception — horror movies. That’s weird. Well actually I’ve heard of this before. Like, seven of the top 10 most profitable films of all
This video is sponsored by Skillshare. The first 500 people to use the link in the description get their first two months free. This is the TI Europe, one of the four largest ships in the world. And here’s a banana for scale. At 380 meters long, or twelve hundred feet, it’s 41% longer than
(dramatic music) – What if I told you there’s a magical but completely misunderstood place, where seemingly all the smart money in the world is beginning to flow. – You walk down the street, you go to a different city, and you say, my God, last time I was here, five years ago, none of
Over the last few episodes we’ve seen the intellectual underpinnings of paper money slowly come into place. But having nebulous ideas about why paper money might be good is one thing, getting people to really believe and trust in it is another matter entirely. And so today, we’re going to tackle the development of the
Translator: Queenie Lee Reviewer: Peter van de Ven I’m about to tell you some unconventional wisdom, alright? I called my talk today “The real truth about the 2008 financial crisis.” So, I guess what I ask you to do this morning is to think about what you believe what the conventional wisdom is about 2008,