The History of the United States Dollar

05 May, 2015 You can learn many important lessons about a nation’s history through studying the development of its currency; the story of the American dollar is an excellent example. As with the currency...

The Price of Chocolate

March 24, 2015 It was 18th century Swedish botanist, Carolus Linnaeus, who gave cocoa its scientific name, Theobroma Cacao, meaning "food of the gods." It was a fitting name. Cocoa, like coffee, is processed...

Cheap Labor – An Illusion of Wealth

January 28, 2015 Since the industrial revolution, when the economy changed dramatically, companies have been in a frenetic search for the lowest price possible - the lowest price for raw materials, for...