The Federal Reserve: A Creature from Jekyll Island examines the creation of the Federal Reserve after a top-secret meeting of a banking cartel on Jekyll Island in 1910. We look at the U.S. economy & banking before the Federal Reserve Act was passed by Congress in 1913, and how Congress was persuaded
The co-founder of Microsoft Corporation, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and a philanthropist, William Henry Gates III is an innovative entrepreneur and one of the richest person in the world. The computer software inventor is an innovative and diligent entrepreneur.
Alibaba is mostly known for its popular e-commerce. Alibaba is surely more than this: it is one of the main companies with a key role in innovation in China. This article will describe the reasons why Alibaba is more than an alternative to Amazon marketplace.
Once China was an economically strong nation with its glorious history. With phases of time, China has faced internal fragmentation, historical humiliation, colonial evasion, and economic crunch. In modern times China has become one of the powerful economies of the globe with communist supremacy.
The United States Dollar was at one point was the ultimate in terms of currency as basically the world was a customer of the United States either through being a borrower of funds or a customer of goods and services. Nowadays, the US consumes more than it sells creating an unsustainable model.
Globalisation is defined as ‘the ability to produce any good or service anywhere in the world, using raw materials, components, capital and technology from anywhere, sell the resulting output anywhere and place the profits anywhere’. With the...
Growing up I heard how my grandmother had a dream 'telling' her that her brother was killed in a logging accident. His tragic death was one of many that occurred in CCC camps from 1933-1942.
Dietrich Mateschitz invented a new type of beverage before inventing new ways to advertise his product. Here's how he did it.
Humble beginnings sometimes lead to stumbles and financial empires, business success does require persistence based out of love to endure all the failures. Of course, luck and timing and seed funding also play a huge role. You may have a great idea,...
Dubai and Singapore Singapore Beauty at Its Best Tourism in Singapore Dubai and Singapore – Saga of Success and Failure The competition for one of the leading financial hub of the world is going on. The two prominent cities fighting for the...
Best Entrepreneurs: John Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J. Paul Getty. Standard Oil, Steel, and Pacific Oil. An entrepreneur can create wealth and greatness with creativity, guts and determination. If you want to learn how to be an entrepreneur the best entrepreneurs are a great place to start training the mind to think big.
The business world is full of specific terms, slang, and jargon. Ever wonder what the terms brown good and white good mean? Click here to read this article and discover each label's meaning!
Growing up in the Santa Clara Valley, a place where engineers and tinkerers took things apart and study, a place where science and technology evolves, Steve’s childhood was filled with rapid innovation in the world of electronics, the science and technology of controlling the invisible flow of electricity to make things work.
The railroad that became a a leader in the industry, from mechanical, to tourism. This is the story of the Chicago Burlington and Quincy 1849-1970.
A history of the last intact E-unit commuter fleet operating in the world
This is Part II of my A Short History of American Panics, Recessions, Depressions: Why Conservative Economics Can't Work hub. Part I finally got too long. Now Part II will get a bit longer as I analyze the Great Recession of 2020.
The Elements of Culture The study of culture has led to generalizations that may apply to all cultures. These include elements such as bodily adornments, courtship rituals, etiquette, concept of family, gestures, joking, mealtime, customs, music,...
For a current list of mud logging companies, feel free to reference the following page. Most companies are looking for new employees so they can keep up with today’s high levels of demand. This reference list is also for mudlogging companies.
“It was definitely one of the darker points in American history. What happened to the Chinese. What happened to the Plains Indians. What it says about human nature.”  -Michael Liu, Stanford University Behind the stunning headlines,...
Madame C J Walker has been a source of inspiration to me for many years. I am glad to have an opportunity to write about her and share things that I hope will inspire others too.
At least three major Native North American Nations have increased in numbers, planned economic growth for their own people as well as non-Natives in their states, and welcomed black Africans and African-Americans into homes and jobs since the 1600s or earlier. Their hundreds of businesses are aiding the US recovery post-recession, especially with an Oil Boom, and adding material to history.
Fondly remembering department store paper catalogs. The most popular one was the Sears catalog. One could purchase automobiles from them, groceries and even a home. Interesting bit of history and nostalgia.
A touching story engaging the lives of three African American Entrepreneurs plus "one" based on a true story that will reach your inner feelings.
Famous black women entrepreneurs looks at the latest statistics surrounding black-owned businesses and there are some very surprising findings. It then goes on to show you why the chosen women are so famous and how their success is so inspirational considering the obstacles they have overcame.
What are the major tuning points in history which changed business? This article focuses on the global economic impact of the slave trade and how it was a turning point in the history of business.
The wasteful pursuits of gambling and outrageous lead-swinging would hardly sound like the beginnings of a hugely successful business enterprise. But that's how the Jenner Department store in Edinburgh, Scotland came into being back in the 1830's.
There's a lot of railroad history in the United States of America. This blog is to consolidate some of that history, but this is only a synopsis. There are many resources out there and if you have any questions I can help you in the right direction towards those sources.
Interview with John D. Rockefeller By: Jordan Scott Jordan Scott: So, Mr. Rockefeller, may I call you John? Rockefeller: Sure. Go right ahead. JS: During your childhood, is there anything that sticks out? Tell me a little bit about how you...
Del E Webb wanted to be a baseball player, but grew to own one of America's best known construction and development companies. Webb was born in California in 1899 and died in 1974. He built hospitals, housing developments such as Sun City in Arizona, business complexes, and casinos in Las Vegas such as the Flamingo, the Sahara and the Mint. At one time he was part owner of the New York Yankees.
Kuwait the Pearl of Middle East Kuwait, with its strategic location on the Gulf, has flourished as a trading hub for centuries. Present ruling family is ruling since 1756.They elected Sabah Bin Jaber from among local Utub ruling families as the...
Hedy Lamarr came up with an idea for tracking torpedoes that used a method that rapidly switched the transmitted frequencies (referred to as ‘frequency hopping’) such that the enemy wouldn’t be able to pick up and interfere with the transmission.
They are everywhere. Do you know how they work? Read this article and find out how. Also discusses the importance of the transistor, how it has shrunk over time, and what that may mean to the future of electronics.