Tag: economics

How to Enrich a Country: Free Trade or Protectionism?

How to Enrich a Country: Free Trade or Protectionism?

One of the most pressing choices facing modern economies is whether to adopt a policy of free trade or of protectionism, that is, whether to encourage foreign goods into the country with minimum tariffs and allow industries to relocate abroad; or whether to make it hard for foreign firms to sell their goods internally and …

John Stossel – Does Free Trade Exploit the Poor?

John Stossel – Does Free Trade Exploit the Poor?

At this Anti-Globalization protest, they carry an effigy of the greedy industrialist with blood on his hands. American businesses are sharks that prey on the world. Well-intended people are upset when they travel to poor countries and see sweatshops were even children work. Free trade they say, causes this kind of suffering. We think more …

Doing business in Hong Kong (Full Episode)

Doing business in Hong Kong (Full Episode)

– Welcome to Hong Kong, Asia’s financial hub and the gateway to China. I’m Tim Harcourt, the Airport Economist, and I’m gonna show you how to do business in this part of the world. Whether you’re here to do a deal, set up shop, or enter the Chinese market. Operating overseas can be scary but …

Using Emotions with Numbers (w/ Denise Shull) | Mental Game of Trading

Using Emotions with Numbers (w/ Denise Shull) | Mental Game of Trading

I’m Denise Shull, a performance coach for hedge fund managers, traders, professional athletes and now, some corporate warriors. I founded the ReThink Group. We think of it as a decision consultancy, although I think we’re probably known for peak performance, using neuroscience and modern psychoanalysis, to help people really deliver their best performances in any …