Economy

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ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENTS IN 2000 The expansion of U.S. economic activity maintained considerable momentum through the early months of 2000 despite the firming in credit markets that has occurred over the past year. Only recently has the pace of real activity shown signs of having moderated from the extremely rapid rate of increase that prevailed during the second half of 1999 and the first quarter of 2000. Real GDP increased at an annual rate of 5-1/2 percent in the first

ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL DEVELOPMENTS IN 2000 The expansion of U.S. economic activity maintained considerable momentum through the early months of 2000 despite the firming in credit markets that has occurred over the past year. Only recently has the pace of real activity shown signs of having moderated from the extremely rapid rate of increase that prevailed during the second half of 1999 and the first quarter of 2000. Real GDP increased at an annual rate of 5-1/2 percent in the first

The nature of interaction between traditional agrarian society and the ‘modern world’ has remained a controversial debate amongst anthropologists, sociologists and political theorists. It remains contentious as to whether the dominance of modern values over traditional is desirable; whether the arrival of the market and modern commerce betters or worsens the conditions of rural society and its relationship with the metropol; whether such change is received with apprehension or opt

The career that I have chosen to research is the Bank Manager. The bank manager has to have excellent people and communication skills, also they have to be outgoing. A bank manager has many duties such as making recommendations for employee raises and promotions. They also answer any questions, concerns, or deal with complaints that tellers or customers have, and they make sure the customers are satisfied with their banking experience. Bank managers keep the entire bank or trust

Greenwood County keeps growing every year new things are build , like houses , industries and many other things. Greenwood County has a diversified manufacturing economy some companies have more than a century , others have only recently selected Greenwood as the location of new Industries. Greenwood Mills , Inc. , began operations in 1891 , the town's first textile manufacturing plant , is now a major producer of denim and other fabrics . With 7,000 employees in South Carolina , G

With each election cycle rolling around every 4 years, the various political parties, especially the Republican and Democratic parties, are setting new records for campaign contributions and raising higher and higher amounts of money toward their goals. It seems elected officials spend more and more time on fundraising and less time on working for the people they are sworn to serve! Now what is wrong with that picture? Does the phrase "We have the best government money can buy," mean wh

Infrastructure and Economic Prosperity A famous Canadian geographer was once quoted saying, any region which has a well developed transportation and communication network also enjoys a high degree of economic prosperity . This statement has sparked much controversy between geographers, as well as economists. The argument is, is there a direct link between a developed infrastructure and economic prosperity. Without a doubt, there is a direct link between economic prosperity and a well-deve

As part of its yearly community outreach program for 2005, OCLP has chosen to team up with Gawad Kalinga to sponsor the building of four (4) houses at sixty thousand pesos (P60,000) per house. The Gawad Kalinga community where the sponsored houses would be built was situated at Sitio Libjo, Brgy. Sto. Nino, Paranaque City. The company’s cash donation came with a considerable contribution from the employees who were very eager to put in their own “sweat donation”. On January 22, 2005

Islamic Finance has been one of the fastest growing fields in the entire financial history of the world. As per Movassaghi and Raquibuz (2001), there were 166 Islamic banks and financial institutions in the world in 1996, with a total asset base of $137 billion, deposits of around $100 billion and paid-up capital of $7.3 billion. Last ten years have witnessed a phenomenal growth rate in Islamic financial institutions' performance. As per the recent statistics provided by The International Islami

There is more to money than meets the eye. Beneath its exterior life as a medium of exchange lies a complex and secret interior life. Money is not only legal tender it is also emotionally tender. Money officially inhabits a grown-up world but it speaks and acts with the voices of childhood. Do you know how much your parents earn? Why does it feel so invasive if someone looks in your wallet? Do you hesitate to ask a friend how much they paid for that new couch or car? There is plenty of talk ab