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UK: $50bn over five years to deal with opioid crisis

The UK government says it is on track to provide £50bn of economic impact payments over the next five years, as it attempts to stem a national addiction crisis.The payments, to be made annually, are to be distributed to the wider economy in a bid to cut deaths from opioid overdose and reduce addiction rates,

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How do we know how to earn money in this economy?

What’s in a name?It all begins with an acronym.The American economy is a vast, multibillion-dollar enterprise.As such, it is often referred to as an “economy.”There are many different kinds of economic activity that can be categorized as “economics.”One of these is called “capital,” which is the name given to the vast and ever-expanding wealth created

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How to spot a bubble

With a massive debt bubble and soaring stock market, a major global financial crisis is looming.This week, the European Central Bank warned of an impending “catastrophic” crisis, and China’s central bank said it would take drastic measures if necessary.In the meantime, the world economy has begun to rebound.The Dow Jones Industrial Average has risen nearly

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What is the Nobel Prize in Economics?

A long and often overlooked prize in economics is the 2017 Nobel Prize for Economic Sciences.Nobel Prize winners are awarded the prize in recognition of their work in economics, and the prizes are usually awarded annually.The Nobel Committee has long recognized economic theories that can help inform policy making.The economics Nobel Prize was awarded to

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How to win a $1 million award from the US Economic Impact Payments program

The United States is offering to award up to $1.25 million in economic impact payments to companies and organizations that help the government make the most of the world’s vast untapped natural resources.The announcement was made Thursday by Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who described the award as the first in the program’s 20-year history.Lew said

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California’s economic crisis: How to tackle it

An article by Ben Azzopardi in the Los Angeles Times on Friday details the growing economic crisis that is hitting California.California’s economy, which was estimated at $14.4 trillion in 2016, is currently on pace for an estimated $19.9 trillion in 2017.The economic crisis is hitting consumers, employers, and businesses.It’s not just the recession.California is also

How to get a job in the NBA without being an elite athlete

What does it take to get the most out of your NBA career? The job market for NBA players is a lot like the job market of many other athletes. While it’s easy to jump into the NBA and find success on the court, there are some challenges and risks to being an athlete. “For a player to

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What you need to know about the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Stanley Cup is here.The NHL is going to the Eastern Conference finals for the fourth time in six years, the first time in the franchise’s history.It’s the first of three meetings between the two conferences in the playoffs, the fourth in the history of the league.Here’s a look at what to watch for.What’s at

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When will college graduates graduate?

The economy will be “so strong” by the end of the decade, according to a recent forecast by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).The NACE’s 2017 survey of more than 1,000 graduates found that just over half of the graduates said they expected to stay in school beyond the age of 26, while