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Black Owned & Operated Stock Exchange

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The “Keep Them In Debt” Game

“‘Listen,’ I said softly, ‘I know it’s hard for you to make sense of all this craziness around here, but trust me, there’s a method to my madness, especially when it comes to spending. It’s important to keep these guys chasing the dream. And it’s even more important to keep them broke.’ I gestured over […]

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Is It America vs. China In A Tug Of War For Africa’s Oil? (Throwback Post: 2/25/08)

Throughout history, natural-resource rich Africa has been pillaged for her goods. The most recent international discussion concerning Africa’s oil resources, involves the intentions of two nations who are often considered to be rivals- America and China. When it comes to the mad dash grab for African oil, the question has arisen whether or not it […]

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The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: Agflation Defined

According to Investopedia, agflation is: “An increase in the price of food that occurs as a result of increased demand from human consumption and use as an alternative energy resource. While the competitive nature of retail supermarkets allows some of the effects of agflation to be absorbed, the price increases that agflation causes are largely […]

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Teenage Stock Broker

His mother told him he had to buy a share of Nike before he could have another pair of sneakers…Great parenting! Tweet

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The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: What Americans Spend Their Money On

According to Money magazine, the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that Americans currently spend most of their money on housing and transportation. The Bureau of Labor Statistics breaks down the average percentage of annual spending as follows: 33% on housing 17% on transportation 13% on food 10% on retirement 10% on miscellaneous 7% on health […]

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Dr. Umar Johnson Discuss Economics & Black People

Dr. Umar Johnson discusses why Black people do not economically thrive under the current economic structure, and the economic disparity that exists. Tweet

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The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: Rule 72

“There is a law called Rule 72 (72 divided by interest equals the number of years to double investment) which most people have never been taught. It’s also unfortunate that in America you can receive an elementary, high school and college education and never be taught Rule 72. If you earn 1% on your money, […]

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The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: $1.2 Trillion

According to Money Magazine, there is $1.2 trillion of U.S. currency currently in circulation. This is an increase of the 2003 figure of $690 billion. Tweet

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The Fly Or Die Commerce Report: “Air Pocket Stock” Defined

According to Investopedia: An Air Pocket Stock is: “A stock that experiences a sudden drop, similar to a plane hitting an air pocket. Air pocket stocks are usually the result of investors reacting to negative news…An air pocket stock isn’t necessarily in dire straits. More often than not, the abrupt, drop caused by disgruntled investors […]

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