Business Cycle
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The Real Engine of the Business Cycle

The Real Engine of the Business Cycle A valuable lesson from the Great Recession is that credit-supply expansions play a key role in subsequent recessions. When lenders make credit more available or more affordable, households respond by taking on debt, which drives up aggregate demand – that is, until the music stops. Read full article […]

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A Man for All Markets by Ed Thorp

What lessons do you want people to come away with from A Man for All Markets- Ed Thorp That the best thing you can do for yourself is to educate yourself to think clearly and rationally. It helps to have math or science or logical training. The next is to be widely read and curious. If […]

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Developing a Circle of Competence

A giant learning machine A circle of competence is not a static idea. It is a continually evolving process. It needs to be nurtured, fed and grown to adapt to the changing market environment and different processes and catalysts that are out there shaping the business environment. You could even argue that a circle of […]

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From business models to fundraising – startup tips by Tren Griffin

Tren Griffin’s new book presents insights from 35 investors and business coaches. Here are some of the key takeaways on business models, product positioning, teamwork, leadership, customer development, marketing, and fundraising. “Startup building is hard. There is no manual for it,” says Ann Winblad of Hummer Winblad Venture Partners. Though there is no single success […]

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