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Top countries for billionaires – CNNMoney

Where are the wealthiest people on the planet? These 15 economies boast the highest number of people whose net worth exceeds $1 billion, according to Wealth-X and UBS Billionaire Census 2013. United States – Top countries for billionaires – CNNMoney. To read

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The Rule of 72

The Rule of 72 – useful stuff for understanding your financial planning and investment!

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The Planning Triad

I found this article is very useful for those who starts their journey in financial planning The Planning Triad. (with a bit of advertisement though)

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GDP – per capita (PPP): Country’s comparisons, Ranks – 2013

GDP – per capita PPP 2013 country comparisons, ranks, By Rank. The purchasing power parity (PPP) rate is determined on how many goods and services $1.00 can buy in different countries.  Qatar is ranked number 1, the US is 12th,

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How Much Do People in Different Countries Spend on Food?

That’s really interesting, not Russians as it is used to think spend much more money on alcohol drinks (and cigarettes) worldwide but Hungarians.  Re-blogged from How Much Do People in Different Countries Spend on Food?.

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The worlds fastest and slowest growing metropolitan economies • World Bank Dataviz

According to The Economist: “The world’s largest 300 metropolitan economies account for 19% of the global population and almost half the world’s GDP.” P.S. If you want to find a job, do not go to Spain! You more likely find it

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How the Economic Machine Works

Originally posted on Above the Market:
Ray Dalio, founder of Bridgewater Associates (which manages about $150 billion in assets), has released this 30 minute video explaining his vision of “How the Economic Machine Works.” It is well worth watching, particularly for his description…

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