Monthly Archives: September 2013

The London 2012 Olympics: One Year On

Just read this article and thought it would be a great one to share about the London Olympics. As many of us already know, the London Olympics took place in 2012 where billions of pounds were spent by the government … Continue reading

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Shanghai free-trade zone launched

Over the past couple of years, China’s growth has been exponential and China’s GDP is expected to surpass USA’s GDP in the forthcoming years. Shanghai’s new free-trade zone only supports this prediction as the easing of trade regulations in this … Continue reading

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BMW to Invest £250m in UK Mini Factories

A great article to improve your understanding of the PPF. BMW are planning to invest £250 million pounds in 3 Mini factories across the UK. The money will be invested into manufacturing operations. According to BMW, this will provide a … Continue reading

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Grasping concepts

http://www.investopedia.com/video/play/initial-public-offering/ This link has a video outlining what IPOs are and what they are for. There are also some video links on the bottom of the page explaining relevant topics such as: “What are stocks?”, “Understanding book value”, “An introduction … Continue reading

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Iphone 5s and 5c

These are some recent facts regarding Apple: With the release of the new iPhones, the budget brand has seen Apple’s shares plummet. More than $30bn has been wiped off the value of the company and Apple’s shares have fallen by … Continue reading

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Patients ‘dying’ In Surgery Wait

Here’s a great article to improve your understanding of the basic economic problem. 🙂 Cardiff Hospital is where many heart patients are referred to for cardiac surgery etc. However, after looking at shocking statistics it is clear that many of … Continue reading

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Bras and guitars: What people today are 3D printing

3D printing has been threatening to come of age for a long time now. The organisers of this year’s 3D Print Show in London, held last weekend, claim it is about to change the world, in the same way the … Continue reading

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Will 3D printing revolutionise manufacturing?

You know my fascination with 3D printing – is this a partial ending to economics’ scarcity problem? With the creation of many products – including building materials – now possible at the touch of a button, will 3D printing sound … Continue reading

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