What is Common Law?

Welcome to the Investors Trading Academy talking glossary of financial terms and events. Our word of the day is “Common Law” The law of the land which comes from neither the statute books nor the constitution but from court law reports. Originally that body of law which was common to all parts of England not […]

How Venezuela Descended Into Turmoil

Venezuela was once South America’s richest country. Now it’s in turmoil. Here’s how we got here. Juan Guaido declared himself acting president of Venezuela in January 2019. Venezuela, though, already had a president — Nicolas Maduro. The socialist leader has led the country since dictator Hugo Chavez’s death in 2013. Maduro had just been sworn […]

Can Ranked-Choice Voting Change U.S. Elections?

Washington is totally broken. Washington is broken, Washington right now is broken. Nothing will get done in Washington this year because Washington is broken. For years now, politicians have been telling the American public that they can’t deliver their campaign promises because of the gridlock in Washington. But with so much at stake, from health […]

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