Economics

Category: Economics

Changing Markets Affect on Valuations

Economics back in January 2021 Back in early 2021 there were certain signs that the economy was going to change in some way, and many predicted this change would not be positive.  Post Pandemic in January 2021 the U.S. Government continued to pour billions of dollars into the economy by printing more money. Economics 101

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Product Life Cycle Stages

See also: Product Life Cycle Company Life Cycle Why You Need a New Pricing Strategy Increasing Pricing on Products What is the Product Life Cycle? A product life cycle includes stages the product experiences throughout its lifetime – from conception of the idea to the decline and abandonment of the product. Some products experience longer

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Increasing Pricing on Products

Recently, Netflix – streaming service giant – increased their pricing on two of their products by more than 10%. At first, media and customers displayed anger and backlash. But after the pricing increase, many customers remained at the increase was approximately a $1 difference. Plus, you have to factor in that many people are “cutting

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Status Quo in Business Movement

Have you ever treaded water for lengthy period of time? At first, it’s easy to maintain that movement; but at some point, your muscles start cramping and treading the water becomes more difficult. Everyone knows you can only tread water for so long before you either move or sink. So, when we look at our

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Don’t get caught swimming naked!

Has anyone ever warned you, “don’t get caught swimming naked”? It may sound strange, but it’s a reference to Warren Buffet’s famous quote “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who’s been swimming naked”. As a financial leader, it is your responsibility to know when the tide is going out so that you can prepare not to

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The New Supreme Court Justice and Your Business

What does the new Supreme Court Justice and your business have to do with each other? With all of the hullabaloo surrounding the election of 2016, it’s easy to forget that there is a vacancy on the Supreme Court that will be filled by this president.  Many will forget a president’s decisions over his or her

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Traditions Turned Financial Fluctuations

Traditions turned financial fluctuations are to be expected in the American economy. Commercialism takes over this time of year with the holiday rush. With an overload of red sales tags on toys, electronics, clothes, and more, consumers are quickly adjusting to this being a norm.  Now with Thanksgiving is right around the corner, we are taking

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How the Presidential Election Affects Your Business 

“Donald Trump is a philosophically unmoored political opportunist who would trash the broad conservative ideological consensus within the GOP…” “Hillary Clinton should be in jail because she is crooked, and our nation will suffer from her corruption…” It’s election season and the Presidential race is a hot topic. Some might say that this election is

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The Impact of Brexit

Two months ago, Great Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU).  One of the most frequent questions asked was “What does this mean for me and my company?”  While Brexit hasn’t actually happened quite yet, the past two months has given us time to see the impact of Brexit on local economies and world economies as

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Brexit: Why should you care?

Britain’s exit from the EU, commonly nicknamed Brexit, is one of the most discussed issues over the past week; particularly when it comes to the financial implications of Brexit and how it impacts business. For the first time in its existence, the European Union (EU) has lost a country from its (previously) 28-country politico-economic union.  News reports

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The Trump Effect | Part 2 How to Combat Uncertainty

Uncertainty looms as we inch closer to election day on November 8, 2016. Companies are starting to bite their fingernails hoping for one result but not really knowing what to expect from any candidate. Brandon Julio, Professor at the London Business School and co-author of “Political Uncertainty and Corporate Investment Cycles,” wrote… [quote]“Election outcomes are

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The Trump Effect | Part 1 Business Confidence & Uncertainty in Elections

Business confidence is low. Uncertainty is high. Candidates are spewing whatever words they think will win that one last vote. Challengers have dropped out left and right, leaving us with 3 major contenders. Make America Great Again. | Hillary for America. | A Future to Believe In. Now what? Presidential elections bring all kinds of uncertainty. Voters

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