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    As the political debate roars on, the numbers are clear: Even two full-timers at ...
  1. What are some of the drawbacks of industrialization?

    Learn about the major drawbacks of industrialization, such as environmental damage, income inequality, overcrowding of cities, ...
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    Find out how to plan for retirement, target a standard of living and improve your financial situation once you've already ...
  3. What caused the American Industrial Revolution?

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  4. Is industrialization good for the economy?

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Hot Definitions
  1. Capitalization Rate

    The rate of return on a real estate investment property based on the income that the property is expected to generate.
  2. Gross Profit

    A company's total revenue (equivalent to total sales) minus the cost of goods sold. Gross profit is the profit a company ...
  3. Revenue

    The amount of money that a company actually receives during a specific period, including discounts and deductions for returned ...
  4. Normal Profit

    An economic condition occurring when the difference between a firm’s total revenue and total cost is equal to zero.
  5. Operating Cost

    Expenses associated with the maintenance and administration of a business on a day-to-day basis.
  6. Cost Of Funds

    The interest rate paid by financial institutions for the funds that they deploy in their business. The cost of funds is one ...
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