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The Stock Market as a Parody of Itself

Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 16:51 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

I’ve already called it manic-depressive but now the stock market just has that aroma only really bad jokes have I honestly didn’t think the politicians had it in them. It takes guts to vote against a plan which is, allegedly, the only thing that can save the markets. Imagine yourself presented with a $700 Billion […]

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Tel Aviv Joins Earth Hour Project: The Green Trend in the Eyes of Future Studies

Thursday, 27 March 2008, 11:52 | Economics | 0 Comment
by Numan

The city of Tel Aviv joined the “Earth Hour” project today with a one hour ‘lights off’ between 8:00-9:00 pm. The municipal building and towers around the city coordinated a live TV broadcasted ‘lights off’ which has definitely left an impression. At first I adopted a very cynical attitude towards this initiative (which was even ...

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Is Present Value – Value in the Present? The Economic sense behind Net Present Value

Tuesday, 11 March 2008, 21:08 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Present value is a very common financial tool which is used to determine the current value of a future sum of money. 1,000$ a year from now, at 5% interest, are worth approx. 952$ (As you could deposit 952$ today, with 5% interest and receive 1,000$ in a year). Discounting is the process of translating […]

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Building Character Through Long Distance Running

Thursday, 10 January 2008, 3:44 | Career, Psychology | 0 Comment
by Numan

I took part in a 10K race today (~6.25 miles). There is something powerful and motivating about running alongside several hundred other runners. I’ve been running long distances for 6 years now and I believe long distance running (or any endurance sport) are great character builders. Some argue this is a ‘what came first – ...

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