Friday Humor: Norwegian Media vs. Trump

Norwegian media, getting it wrong. The proposed health care reform was not by Trump but by Paul Ryan, an inter-party rival. Ryancare is not Trumpcare! Local media, in Oslo, are always looking for bad news. Why didn’t they broadcast these two speeches, direct from the …

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A Theory on Debt Driven Behavior

Despite living in the most technologically advanced times, able to do many tasks on our phones, and free of disease and war, western society is facing an anxiety and depression epidemic. People, especially affluent ones, are afflicted with chronic depression and other social anxiety disorders, …

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Comparing and Contrasting Nordic Economies

Referencing the previous article, “Are 100-Year Mortgages Next? Effects of Negative Real Interest Rates on Nordic Housing Bubble,” Nordic and European central banks extended their mandate beyond price stability to support economic growth. Not only did that inflate housing bubbles throughout the Nordics but it …

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Discussing The Norwegian Housing Bubble

Nick Kamran discusses the housing in Oslo, Norway and why it’s time to avoid it. Artificially low interest rates are driving up apartment prices, pushing people deeper and deeper into debt.  Key bubble indicators are capitalization rates (housing prices rising faster than rents). This story references …

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Gender Inequality Challenged

Gender inequality is a myth. Check your math! In Norway,  we often hear about mandated quotas to get women on corporate boards but never hear about the performance of those companies against their global peers. The dynamic and innovative companies, both large and small, come from …

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