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David Goggins
Former Navy Seal
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Bryan Cranston
Actor
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Liv Boeree
International Poker Champion
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Amaryllis Fox
Former CIA Clandestine Operative
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Chris Hadfield
Retired Canadian Astronaut & Author
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From day trading to penny stocks, here's your complete guide to investing

This online course bundle teaches all the necessary stock market fundamentals.

  • The stock market can be unpredictable, but understanding its patterns makes you a better investor.
  • Learning technical analysis and trading strategies is possible for anyone willing to invest some time, thanks to this bundle.
  • Staying cool under pressure is a skill transferrable from the stock market to everyday life.
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What is ESG investing?

Transparency no doubt keeps organizations more accountable, but public companies need to reconnect with their true owners.

  • ESG in investing stands for environmental, social and governance. It is a set of criteria investors can use to understand the values and the future of an organization.
  • Companies pour resources into disclosing their ESG because, as the saying goes, sunlight is the best disinfectant. Or so has been the thought for many years.
  • While ESG is undoubtedly good, says John Fullerton, mere transparency is not going to solve the world's sustainability issues. For that, public companies need to act more like private companies and be responsible to their owners.
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  • Victoria Montgomery-Brown, CEO of Big Think, explains what it took for Big Think to get approved for the COVID-19 Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
  • Where big banks failed to assist or even acknowledge applications, a small bank and an incredible banker, Frank Terraferma, came through.
  • People like Frank, and his colleagues, are the ones helping ordinary people and ordinary businesses to weather this crisis, writes Victoria.
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Speculation is the key to the stock market. Learn how it works.

Day trading and technical analysis are two necessary skills for success.

  • Day trading requires keen foresight in the art of speculation.
  • Technical analysis demands an intensive study of past market data.
  • These skills can be learned with time and training.
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Restoring a healthy economy will require a local focus. Here’s why.

How will the current challenges to the global economy pressure it to change?

  • Life is different everywhere—it is determined by the context of a unique culture and a unique geography. The same goes for economies. Local economies are unique to their contexts, says John Fullerton, founder and president of Capital Institute.
  • "[I]magine if you thought about human economic development from a place-based perspective," says Fullerton. "You would have, instead of a global corporation like Apple, thought of as a single thing, you would have Apple's manufacturing plant in China as part of the Chinese bioregional economy."
  • The pressure on the current global economy will cause it to shift and evolve into a healthier state of community-based economic development.
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