How Do Demographics Drive the Economy? There is a straightforward relationship when identifying the sources of economic growth: Growth rate of gross domestic product (GDP) = Growth rate of population growth rate of GDP per capita Where: GDP per capita = GDP divided by population The Cobb-Douglas relationship provides anotherContinue Reading


Finding the total percentage gain or loss on a portfolio requires a few simple calculations. First, you should understand how percentage gains or losses are found on individual security. Finding Net Gains or Losses To find the net gain or loss, subtract the purchase price from the current price and divideContinue Reading


Investors compare the operating profit margin of a company with the operating profit margin of industry competitors or a benchmark index such as the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index. For example, the average operating profit margin for the S&P 500 was 9.35% for the first quarter of 2021. A company that has anContinue Reading


May 31, 2021 marks the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre, an event that only recently has come to the wider attention of the American public. Although it was one of the worst race massacres in American history, it took 76 years for it to be investigated by theContinue Reading


How Do You Fly First Class for Cheap? As airlines continue to nibble away at the amenities, the comfort space, and the all-around ambiance of the coach cabin, flying first-class for cheap has come to seem like the impossible dream for many travelers. The same goes for business class, whereContinue Reading