On the Exponential Growth of Money and Credit in the US

The U.S. and majority of the countries in the world no longer follow the gold standard for money creation. Under that standard, a country had to backup its currency with equal amount of gold. That is no longer the case in the US as President Johnson removed the requirement for the Federal Reserve to hold …

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The Worlds Fastest High-Speed Trains: Chart

The fastest high-speed train the world is the Fuxing train in China. Currently Japan is working on building Maglev trains that can go higher than 600 km/hr. The chart below shows the world’s fastest high-speed trains: Click to enlarge Source: World Economic Forum In terms hi-speed network, China has 22,000 kms of hi-speed rail making it …

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The Participation Rate of American Households in the Stock Market is Low

Contrary to popular belief most Americans are not participating in the stock market. Though the stock market gets most of the attention all the time in the media and even Trump finds the time to comment about it whenever there is a big move, in reality not all Americans are benefiting from the bull market. …

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The World’s Best Postal Services

The World’s Best National Postal Services according to a study by Universal Postal Union are shown in the chart below. Switzerland tops the ranking followed by France and Japan. Canadian postal service ranks below the USPS. This is not surprising since Canada Post is awful for customer service and finding a post office even in …

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