Simple Research Study – Cryptocurrencies

Bitcoin

Introduction For those who are new to cryptocurrencies, you may ask, what are cryptocurrencies? According to Google, a cryptocurrency is “a digital currency in which encryption techniques are used to regulate the generation of units of currency and verify the transfer of funds, operating independently of a central bank.”1 If you read the news or […]

Simple Research Study – Shark Tank Companies

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Introduction Background Shark Tank is an ABC show where entrepreneurs around the United States can pitch their ideas to billionaires and seek partnership with them. The show started in Japan in 2009, and has gained traction over the years to what it is today. For this study, I thought it would be interesting to analyze the […]

Simple Research Study – Fortune 500 Companies

Fortune 500 Rank vs Revenue

Introduction The fortune 500 company list is a compilation of the largest companies in the United States as published by the Fortune Magazine. (1)  For this micro-study, I thought that it would be interesting to study the Fortune 500 companies collectively to find any interesting trends or observations. A completed list of Fortune 500 companies […]

Simple Research Study – Stock Market from a High Level

S&P 500, Nasdaq and Dow Jones Industrial Averages

Introduction Background The stock market is a large indicator of the health of the economy in the United States. Understanding the stock market from a high level is important because we would be able to predict when dips or small crashes in the market occur. For this study, we are going to be reviewing the Nasdaq, […]

Analysis on Imports to the United States

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I came across the worldbank.org and they had many statistics over time concerning the United States. I took their dataset and filtered to only include imports to the United States. Commercial Service Imports This section is looking at the percentage of commercial services imports to the United States. Travel Services – Percentage Transport Services – Percentage We […]