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What is the economically rational way to fund leasehold property management?

I am trying to find a company to manage the block of flats (apartment building) I live in. What is the economically rational way to pay for property management services, According to traditional ...
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How much value has the US Dollar lost or gained in 2020, compared to the US Dollar in 2019?

There's a lot of news about the Federal Reserve printing money. I have a hard time imagining the relative change in value of the USD. (or EURO for that matter) I tried to calculate but it's hard: ...
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The Fed Lowered Interest Rates, Are they going to buy Bonds?

The Fed just lowered interest rates yesterday by 0.25%. I haven't heard anyone mentioning a resurgence of quantitative easing (QE). Are they buying bonds in order to influence the interest rate? If ...
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Is credit the principal force behind the business cycle, as claimed on a Dalio youtube video?

The following video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHe0bXAIuk0 seems to argue that credit is the principal force behind the business cycle, as far as I cal tell. Is this considered to be a ...
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Assumptions in Conventional Finance

These are the 3 main assumptions used in Conventional Finance: Price of assets are correct, ie equal to it's intrinsic value Resources are allocated effectively World is fair and so are the market (...