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Alibaba Group Financial Analysis

A 20-page financial analysis of Alibaba Group Holding Limited including financial ratios, sales growth, bonds, stock evaluation and portfolio analysis. A general investment suggestion is provided in the end.

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M1 Pro & Intel MacBook Pro Cost Comparison for Video Editors

This paper will compare the economic factors behind choosing between an Intel x86 MacBook Pro and an Apple M1 Pro (ARM) MacBook Pro through the perspective of a full-time video editor, a user-base known for demanding performance from their PCs.

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Cryptocurrencies: Dope or Nope?

On Sept. 24, 2021, Chinese authorities officially announced a final and full-scale crackdown on cryptocurrency trading and mining businesses within its border. Almost immediately, one of the most popular crypto trading platforms in China, Huobi, announced that they would stop new registrations and gradually retire existing accounts by Dec. 31. The global crypto market fell […]

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Comment on Russia’s interest rate cut on lower-than-expected inflation

The Russian central bank lowered its key interest rate by 0.25 percentage points to 9.75 percent on Friday, citing lower inflation and economic recovery. “The Board of Directors notes that the inflation slowdown overshoots the forecast. Inflation expectations continue to decline and economic activity recovers,” the bank said in a statement. The Russian central bank […]

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Stricter Smoking Ban from March in Shanghai

SMOKING will be banned in all indoor public venues and workplaces in Shanghai from March next year. The ban will cover hotels, restaurants, offices, airports, railway stations and entertainment venues after a new smoking regulation was approved by the Shanghai People’s Congress Standing Committee yesterday. Under the new regulation, hotels cannot have rooms designated for […]

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Emissions Trading: Good or Bad

Emissions trading is a government-mandated, market-based approach to controlling pollution by providing economic incentives for achieving reductions in the emissions of pollutants. A governmental allocates a limited number of permits to discharge specific quantities of a specific pollutant per time period. Polluters are required to hold permits in amount equal to their emissions. Polluters that […]

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Microcredit: Helps or Worsens

Microcredit, which is a kind of small loan for the poor to help them set their own businesses and get rid of poverty, has experienced an explosive growth in the last decade. Except the non-government organizations, finding a commercial opportunity in microfinance, some for-profit companies have received a huge amount of investment in recent years. […]

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Climax Orange: My Business Group Project

Image 1: the final prototype of Climax OrangeImage 2: the first prototype(left) and the final prototype(right)Image 3: the final design of the bottle created by Photoshop Image 4: my friends in the same group and me wearing dresses when shooting the advertisement video for the project