Search Results

Free Essays
Good Essays
Better Essays
Stronger Essays
Powerful Essays
Term Papers
Research Papers

Your search returned over 400 essays for "dollars"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5  

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Title Length Color Rating  
The Economic Effects of a Casino on Verde Valley - The Economic Effects of a Casino on Verde Valley I tried to begin my study without any bias towards the results and believe that I succeeded in that category. I have been working for the casino for about six months so this gave me a little more access to the information than the average Joe. The results lead me to believe that the effects of the casino on the Verde valley as a whole are relatively small. In this report I will show the economic effect of the casino on the Verde valley as well as the effect it has on the crime rate bankruptcy and over all poverty....   [tags: Papers] 779 words
(2.2 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Combining Environmental Groups in Order to Preserve Wildlife - Combining Environmental Groups in Order to Preserve Wildlife Environmental issues have been a problem all over the world.  Some species are constantly being declared endangered and on the verge of extinction.  A group of concerned people join together to raise funds in order to improve the habitat or produce more of  the endangered species.  These organizations have proved to be successful.  Many have even removed plants and animals from the long list of endangered species.  A problem that persists within the environment groups is the use of funding.  The organizations bring in a great deal of money from contributors, but all of the donations are not going toward the groups certain goal to...   [tags: Environment Environmental Pollution Preservation]
:: 5 Works Cited
1402 words
(4 pages)
Free Essays [view]
The causes and effects of the stock crashes - The causes and effects of the stock crashes Almost 75 years and almost 20 years ago, there were huge crashes in New York. These crashes caused an uproar throughout the nation. Number of people died, billions of dollars lost and damaged lots of lives. Those crashes had been called most severe of the 20th century. Those crashes are symbolized as Black Days. Well, you might think that those crashes could be car crashes or plane crashes or train crashes. You might also think that if nation could have lost billions of dollars and lots of lives, those could be car or plane or train crashes....   [tags: essays papers]
:: 5 Works Cited
1599 words
(4.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Poverty Within and Without Young Goodman Brown - Poverty Within and Without “Young Goodman Brown”              How many readers have considered that the utter simplicity within the Nathaniel Hawthorne short story, “Young Goodman Brown,” might be an expression or reflection of the utter poverty within the life of Hawthorne. It is the purpose of this essay to clarify this issue.   Hawthorne’s impoverishment probably begain with the untimely death of his father, and continuedfor most of his llife. Gloria C. Erlich in “The Divided Artist and His Uncles” states that “Robert Manning made the esential decisions in the lives of the Hawthorne children and is well known as the uncle who sent Hawthorne to college” (35)....   [tags: Free Essay Writer]
:: 7 Works Cited
1428 words
(4.1 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Profiles in American Enterprise A.G. Edwards Inc. - Profiles in American Enterprise A.G. Edwards Inc. The industry for securities is undoubtedly an exciting and fast paced industry. This means that brokerage firms such as A.G. Edwards and Sons must always be watching the stock prices on every stock in the market so that they can give their clients maximum profit. When A.G. Edwards and Sons’ clients do well then in turn so does the brokerage firm. A.G. Edwards Inc. is not the biggest corporations in America, but yet it is still a very large corporation and has great importance in the industry for which it participates....   [tags: essays research papers] 3024 words
(8.6 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Elite Athletes are Being Paid too Much - Are elite athletes/sports men or women being paid too much if not how are there high salaries justified, if so, why, and how could there money be put to better use. To most people one million dollars a lot of money, to most people one thousand dollars is a lot, but even though it is hard to believe, to some people these figures mean nothing. It is no secret that professional athletes particularly those who play soccer, golf, and race F1 cars make big bucks, but people do not realize to what extent....   [tags: essays research papers] 979 words
(2.8 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Alternative Engines: Are They Worth The Struggle? - OVERVIEW: SHOULD ENGINEERS BOTHER. Whether you drive or not, I'm sure you've noticed the sudden jump in gas prices. From hurricanes ravaging the gulf coast to the war in Iraq, and a supposed gasoline shortage, many people are left to wonder if there is any end in sight to the drastic hikes. Many people cannot afford to be driving on three dollars per gallon, so they are looking for alternatives. The development of hybrid engines, further development of diesel engines, and the possibility of hydrogen powered vehicles has brought a glimmer of hope to people around the world....   [tags: Energy Fuel Efficiency] 986 words
(2.8 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Republican Plan Should be Vetoed - Republican Plan Should be Vetoed I believe that the Republican plan should be vetoed. I am against the resolution for the following reasons. One, the debt is too high as is, and cuts in smaller programs will not dent this tremendous debt. Also, I believe that it is a concern to the economy. In the following paragraphs, I will elaborate. The national debt was 4.9 trillion dollars. This is definitely an unimaginable number for anyone to fathom. To add to this, it was recently passed to raise the limit of the debt to 4.967 trillion dollars, just so the government would have enough to stay in operation....   [tags: Economy Economics Papers] 408 words
(1.2 pages)
Free Essays [view]
The Best Candidate for the Presidency - The Best Candidate for the Presidency As this election 2000 is coming, each candidate is working very hard. They are doing debates, electoral campaigns all over the country in order to get more popular votes and therefore get the electoral votes they need to be the next president of the United States. In all of the inquiries that the media did in most of the states, Al Gore seems to be the favorite one, because he knows what he is doing, he has enough experience to rule our country, and he also has very interesting positions in the issues that he proposed to the American people....   [tags: American America History] 1073 words
(3.1 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Female Discrimination In The Labor Force - Female Discrimination in the Labor Force In the past decades there has been a dramatic increase in the number of women participating in the labor force. This expansion has unfortunately shown how women are still being treated as inferior citizens when comparing their wages and the jobs they are hired for to that of men. Many women in similar occupations as men, and having the same qualifications are only paid a fraction of what their male counterparts are paid. The only reasonable explanation that can be found for this income gap is discrimination....   [tags: Gender Discrimination] 1294 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Minitrucks and their effect on society - Mini-Trucking and its Effect on Society The vehicle code handbook states that any modification done to a vehicle to alter it from its original state violates the law. That single sentence has created more problems for custom vehicle owners than can be imagined. Yet, at the same time, it has generated massive amounts of money for the state of California. Modifying one’s vehicle sets it apart from others and makes a statement about the owner’s individuality. Over the past decade, hacking up a vehicle, putting a trick paint job on it, and developing an “out-of-control” sound system has evolved into a sport, not just a hobby....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 1 Works Cited
974 words
(2.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Salaries of Athletes are too High - Salaries of Athletes What should athletes deserve to be paid. Many players have risen to stardom by becoming a professional athlete. Athletes have come from many different backgrounds; some from wealthy and some from poverty raised backgrounds. Salaries are continuing to rise, and money doesn’t seem to be an issue. Athletes are getting what they want from the owners by negotiating through their agents. Athletes’ salaries aren’t from their owners, but they come from other sources (“Athletes’ Salary”)....   [tags: Professional Athlete Athletics Sports Salary]
:: 8 Works Cited
2020 words
(5.8 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Five Characteristics Of United States Market - The United States is the most open market in the world, with the annual trade volume more than 1,100,000,000,000 U.S. dollars. The United States is China's major trading partner. Now the total volume of products that are made in China importing into the United States is more than 100,000,000,000 U.S. dollars. These products are consumer goods, mostly through a number of intermediate links into the United States. Many Chinese factory productions and the market are out of touch. They lack understanding of the international market, which requires enterprises to know more about the international market....   [tags: Economics] 1595 words
(4.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Of Course They're Worth It - Of Course They're Worth It The year 2004 promises to be exciting for sports fans and sports figures alike. Let's look at the state of Texas for instance: sports fans in Houston have the opportunity to enjoy professional sports' greatest show, the Super Bowl, in February, and then the Major League Baseball All-Star Game in July. Sports fans in San Antonio will welcome back their NBA Champion Spurs, and fans in Dallas will most likely be filling the seats of Texas Stadium to cheer on America's Team once again....   [tags: Sports Athletics Texas Essays] 994 words
(2.8 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Early Entry into the NBA - Early entry into the NBA has become one of the hottest topics in basketball today. Every year, more and more high school and college basketball players are foregoing their remaining years of college or all of college in favor of entering the NBA draft. It all started twenty-seven years ago, in the year 1969, when Spencer Haywood from the University of Detroit was the first underclassmen to leave college early in favor of the NBA. He signed with Denver of the ABA, for 50,000 dollars, after his sophomore season, in hopes of becoming a professional superstar....   [tags: essays research papers] 1011 words
(2.9 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Comparitive Essay On Ladies Shoes - Shoes have always been something that women want to go shopping for. Over the latter part of this century, it has become more likely for women to buy many shoes because of the growing diversity of shoe fashion. Shoe manufacturers have taken advantage of this growing diversity to create as many types of shoes as they can. Ladies shoes can be classified into three categories: cheap shoes, moderately priced shoes, and expensive shoes. The first types of ladies shoes are the cheap shoes. First, cheap shoes usually cost anywhere from twenty-five dollars to around sixty dollars....   [tags: essays research papers] 700 words
(2 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Soft and Silky Marketing Strategy - Soft and Silky Marketing Strategy Target Market - females age 25-45 Marketing Strategy - Price leader – Soft and Silky is the leader in price in their category (women's shaving gels) Marketing Objectives – Projected sales with cannibalization to be significantly higher than the difference in cost to produce the 5 oz or 10 oz gel containers Product – 5.5 oz and 10 oz aerosol shaving gels for women Product Strategy – Product Development – if one considers Soft and Silky's offerings new, but it is an existing market Product Objectives - customer satisfaction by providing a shaving gel that has a lotion scent, reduces skin irritation, moisturizes, and an aerosol can with no CFCs Product Tact...   [tags: Business Marketing Strategy Analysis] 1356 words
(3.9 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Misplaced Government Spending - Misplaced Government Spending I am proud to say that I live in America, the land of opportunity. I am proud to live in one of the richest countries in the world. I guess you could say that I am a proud American. What other government has a national budget of $2 trillion. People say money can't buy happiness, but I disagree. The reason people say money doesn?t buy happiness is because they are spending it on the wrong things. Of the $2 trillion at the government?s disposal, $355.4 billion is spent on the military every year....   [tags: Education Finances Economics Essays] 1092 words
(3.1 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Legalization Of Gambling - The Legalization of Gambling The Tenth Amendment of the United States Constitution in the Bill of Rights respectfully states “The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the states, are reserved to the states respectively, or to the people”. (Gerald Murphy, Cleveland Free-Net). This Amendment states the individual’s choice about how to spend ones money. There are a few reasons that the Government should not involve themselves in this situation....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 2 Works Cited
1530 words
(4.4 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Mustang Or Camero - MUSTANG OR CAMERO. Ever since the General Motors company built the first vehicle to compete with Henry Ford and the ford motor company, consumers have argued over which was better. Back in those days the better car was the one that fell apart last and was the cheapest. Today consumer values have changed, and with that change comes a want for more options and a good value for those options. “Creature Comfort” as it’s called is a big priority for the consumer. The next biggest thing is performance; the consumer wants a good performing machine that’s going to give them “Creature comfort” and a great value....   [tags: essays research papers] 993 words
(2.8 pages)
Free Essays [view]
The Louisiana Purchase - The Louisiana Purchase was done in the year 1803. In this purchase the United States of America paid fifteen million dollars to get all the land west of the Mississippi River and east of the Rocky Mountains. This transaction was done between Thomas Jefferson and the great Napoleon. The benefits that the United States of America experienced from this purchase were numerous. For one, it gave the U.S. complete control of the Mississippi, which in tern helped many farmers with transporting goods....   [tags: Louisiana Purchase] 955 words
(2.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Soung And That Fury - There are four Compson children, and four chapters in The Sound and the Fury. Each of the three previous chapters has been narrated by one of the Compson children; the only one left is Caddy. Since Caddy is in many ways the most important character in the book, it would be natural to expect Caddy to be the narrator of the fourth section. But instead, Caddy is cut out of the novel completely: this chapter is narrated by a third-person omniscient narrator, and the focus of the section, bewilderingly, is on Dilsey, the Compsons' Negro cook....   [tags: essays research papers] 374 words
(1.1 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Presidential Campaign Financing - Running Head: Presidential Campaign Financing Abstract President Bush won reelection against Sen. John Kerry in a presidential race that shattered previous fundraising and spending records to become the most expensive in U.S. History. Both candidates benefited from the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act, which went into affect just before the 2004 election cycle began and doubled the individual contribution limit from $1,000 to 2,000 dollars. Anyone trying to run for President of the United States must raise enormous amounts of money to keep there campaigns going....   [tags: essays research papers] 367 words
(1 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Should We Legalize Marijuana? - Should We Legalize Marijuana. In the perspective of America's war on drugs, marijuana is one of the biggest enemies. And since alcohol and tobacco, two life threatening substances, are legal it is a relevant question to ask why marijuana is illegal. The taxpayers of America can partly answer this question when they fill out their tax forms and when they hear the hash rhetoric used against marijuana by the government. The fact that marijuana is illegal is sufficiently caused by the amount of money, jobs, and pride invested in the drug war....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics] 1275 words
(3.6 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Death Penalty - Justified - Death Penalty - Justified There are many problems facing our criminal justice system today. Some of the more important ones are overcrowded jails, the increasing murder rate, and keeping tax payers content. In light of these problems, I think the death penalty is our best and most reasonable solution because it is a highly effective deterrent to murder. And, tax payers would be pleased to know that their hard-earned tax dollars are not being wasted on supporting incorrigible criminals who are menaces to society....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Papers]
:: 3 Works Cited
907 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Legalization of All Drugs - Legalization of All Drugs Legalize Drugs. I know what you’re thinking, are you crazy. The debate over the legalization of drugs continues to disturb the American public. Such an issue stirs up moral and religious beliefs, beliefs that are contrary to what Americans should believe. I ask all of you to please keep an open mind and hear me out on this very controversial subject. All of us have in some way or another been affected by drug, whether it is a family member or the economic burden on society....   [tags: Legalizing Drugs Narcotics Argumentative Essays] 1827 words
(5.2 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
Us Vs. Charles Thomas - Curricular Enhancement Project Court Observation Outline I. Introduction II. Nature and Participants United States of America vs. Charles "Chuck" Thomas III. Testimony and Arguments defense Main Argument of Defense Family Issues Plain Error Violation of 6th Amendment Blakely vs. Washington Court's Response V. What I Learned I. Introduction This was certainly not Charles Thomas's first time in a court room, several months before this he was being tired on a base offence level for money laundering with his partner Herbert Fletcher....   [tags: Law Case Studies] 777 words
(2.2 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Dangers of Fast Food - It's quick, it's convenient, it's delicious. Fast food is the most popular quick-service nourishment. It plays an important roll in the lives that we humans so perfectly laid out for ourselves. Why try cooking when you can get food at a much faster rate. To most people, fast food is the answer to all of our problems. It is good in every possible way, or is it. Although some might deny the consequences, we all know there is a steep price to pay. So here by today, I am asking you to have a closer look at the hidden dangers....   [tags: Essays on Fast Food] 886 words
(2.5 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Hilton ITT Case Study - 1. Why might Bollenbach have opened his bidding for ITT at $55 per share. What was his likely strategy. The $55 value is on the lower range of the analyst eztimates, with a best guess estimate of $67.94. Since the value of the stock had been below $45 for 4 months, the offer of 55 dollars represented a 29% premium to investors. Bollenbach knew that management would be resistant of any attempt to be acquired, regardless of price, because of failed previous attempts to negotiate a friendly merger at year end 1996....   [tags: Finance Business Analysis] 1431 words
(4.1 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Martha Stewart Insider Trading - Illegal insider trading is when non public corporate information has influenced a trade when someone buys or sells. When someone uses this information it allows them to gain an unfair advantage over other investors causing the market to gain or lose money. If insider trading were allowed then people that invested would no longer feel confident to invest. The legal way to gain an advantage over other investors would be for them to obtain skills in analyzing and understanding accessible information....   [tags: Business Law] 1875 words
(5.4 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Media Piracy - Media Piracy In today’s technological age and consumer-driven economy, there is no doubt that media piracy and file sharing are in demand and makes a big business. Not only the so called “bootlegged” materials cost less, but most of it also managed to completely imitate the quality of the original materials. It is much easier to people to download movies or music online or buy bootlegged DVDs for 5 dollars than to watch the movie in theaters or pay for the whole CD when there is only one song that the person likes....   [tags: Media] 1327 words
(3.8 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Media Piracy - Have you ever bought a CD, listened to it, and then wondered, “Why did I spend fifteen dollars on that?” There are two ways in which to answer that question. Either you concur and know how irritating such a situation could be, or you could be one of the many people today who simply omit purchasing music and download it straight from the Internet. It is fascinating what the Internet can do today. Just about anything can be done with the use of a computer. So, why should hard working people who want to enjoy the harmonies of their favorite bands have to trek to a store like “Best Buy” and purchase the dingy compact discs when they could get the same content for free and from the comfort of th...   [tags: Ethics ]
:: 2 Works Cited
1377 words
(3.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Currency Swaps - Although a relatively recent invention, currency swaps have quickly become a vital and widely used financial instrument. Given the steady increase in globalization, understanding the potential benefits of using currency swaps is essential to any modern multinational business. Currency swapping works just as the name implies – different national currencies are swapped between two parties for an agreed amount of time. Investopeia.com defines a currency swap as “two notional principals [of different currencies] that are exchanged at the beginning and at the end of the agreement” (Cavallaro, 2011)....   [tags: Finance]
:: 4 Works Cited
971 words
(2.8 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Modern Philanthropy - In his essay “the Allure of Luxury” author James B. Twitchell concludes that “maybe poverty will be the new luxury…competitive philanthropy has its allure” (110). This is a nice thought but the possibility that the mega wealthy will tire of their money and luxury to a point when the only thrill left is becoming the biggest contributor to charity does not seem likely to happen. The wealthy who are already in the largest donor race have exhibited no interest in bleeding their accounts dry for the sake of the greater good....   [tags: Wealthy, Charity Contributions]
:: 11 Works Cited
1305 words
(3.7 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Wealth in America - Silicon Valley, California, is home to 250,000 millionaires, a staggering number, indeed. But just what does it mean to be rich. This paper examines one of the most powerful forces in the universe: wealth. Merriam Webster defines wealth as all property that has a money value or exchangeable value. Most people think of wealth as cash. Dinesh DeSouza points out that "being rich means being able to do, within reason, whatever you want" (19). In political scientist Andrew Hacker's book Money, it is estimated that to be rich, one needs a yearly income of at least one million dollars and a wealth of 10 million....   [tags: Sociology] 899 words
(2.6 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Porters Analysis- Albertsons - PORTER’S VALUE CHAIN MODEL ON ALBERTSONS (i) Firm infrastructure a) Good financial backing. From the given document it can be inferred that Albertsons has a good financial backing. It is mentioned that the company has invested half a billion dollars for technological advancements and also they are into the drug retail market which is more profitable over groceries. Moreover Albertson’s stands in 3rd place in revenue with 20 billion dollars behind Wal-Mart. b) Organizational structure. Albertsons CEO, Johnston believes in using IT as an enabler of business to keep prices competitive and make the shopping experience more compelling....   [tags: Business Value Chain] 1205 words
(3.4 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Nike Analysis - Missing Works Cited Since being founded in 1962, Nike has grown from a small fledgling shoe retailer into a world-wide corporate giant. During its first year, sales for Nike were $8000, but as of November 30th, annual sales for Nike were over 12 billion dollars. (hoover) Although Nike already dominates the sporting world, there are many opportunities for growth. According to our research, key strategic challenges facing Nike are increased competition from Adidas with their technological shoe, the Adidas One, and a potentially fatal inability to enter a new growth market such as the extreme sports market....   [tags: Business Analysis Shoe Industry] 1775 words
(5.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cognitive Dissonance Theory - The theory of Cognitive Dissonance states that when individuals are presented with information that implies we act in a way that contradicts our moral standards, we experience discomfort (Aronson, Wilson, and Akert, 1998, P. 191). This is considered Cognitive Dissonance, A psychological term used to describe mental conflict that occurs when beliefs or assumptions are contradicted by new information; arouses unease or tension; relieved by one of several defensive maneuvers: rejecting, explaining away, or avoiding new information; persuading self that no conflict really exists; reconciling differences; or resorting to any other defensive means of preserving stability or order in concep...   [tags: essays research papers] 1039 words
(3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Herbal Dietary Supplements - Herbal Dietary Supplements Fit America Fit America touts itself as the very best and most practical 100% Natural system of weight loss that helps an individual lose weight without dieting. Fit America is a natural weight control that is composed of 13 herbs and minerals that supposedly "help suppress appetite, regulate the bowels and kidneys, and stimulates the metabolism so the body uses the foods consumed more efficiently." The Fit America program requires a high protein, low carbohydrate diet....   [tags: Diet Supplement Weight Loss Gain Research Paper]
:: 11 Works Cited
2088 words
(6 pages)
Free Essays [view]
The Euro - Abstract On January 1, 1999, when eleven nations of the European Union joined together and all shared the same currency this established the world's first common currency, it is known as the Euro. Is this Euro going to be the down fall of the American dollar as a world dominant currency. What are the effects on the United States economy from this overpowering currency. What impact will this have on travelers from the United States to Europe. The Euro, Effects on America On January 1, 1999 the world watched as 11 nations of the European Union joined their currencies to each other and established the world's first common currency, the Euro....   [tags: Currency Euro European Union] 1165 words
(3.3 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Advertising in America - Advertising in America Most Americans have excessive desire to gain wealth and marketers thrive on this. People dream of making lots of money quickly and without working very hard to get it. Another scenario of people wanting to gain wealth is getting something free. Marketers know that when they advertise getting something for free or getting money quickly, they will gain the consumers attention. When marketers advertise that there is an amount such as $85 million up for grabs people will easily invest their money no matter what the odds are....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1189 words
(3.4 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Music Copyright Infringement - Music Copyright Infringement MP3 is an audio format that allows users to compress and send music files easily over the Internet. The major problem with this music sharing is that most of the files are pirated, which has caused a stir in the music industry. Music companies and music artists have been complaining about how their music is being stolen and therefore lowering their album sales. The major blame has been put on Napster and other file sharing software available on the Internet. Napster was a music sharing software that was shut down because of copying and distributing unauthorized MP3 files that violated the United States and foreign copyright laws....   [tags: Napster Laws Essays]
:: 3 Works Cited
1217 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
The Automatic Millionaire - In the first four chapters of The Automatic Millionaire, David Bach recounts his experience with the McIntyres, the first couple to become automatic millionaires. While most people think that becoming a millionaire requires strenuous planning, a six figure income, or an inheritance, Bach shows how easily an average middleclass person can amass wealth. Bach goes onto explain how anyone can gain financial independence and accumulate millions of dollars by setting aside small amounts of money daily....   [tags: David Bach] 1059 words
(3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
ATA Airlines - On October 23, 2004 ATA Airlines filed for bankruptcy. The Indianapolis-based carrier also said it has agreed to sell its hub at Chicago’s Midway Airport to AirTran, one of its major competitors, for $87.5 million dollars. Like other airlines operating in bankruptcy, AirTran said it will maintain its full flight schedule and honor its frequent-flier commitments. The tenth-largest U.S. airline by traffic, ATA joins United, US Airways and Hawaiian Airlines in bankruptcy. ATA is the first major low-co&#64817;&#4355;st airline to seek bankruptcy protection....   [tags: essays research papers] 513 words
(1.5 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Garage Fraud - Garage Fraud and How to Prevent It Have you ever wondered why it cost you hundreds of dollars to get a belt changed on your car. The answer is simple: Auto-repair fraud. According to Norris and Engel’s book Auto Repair Fraud, the number one consumer complaint in the country is auto repair fraud. Americans pay more than 29 billion dollars a year to service and repair vehicles. According to a three year U.S. Senate sub-committee investigation into the auto repair industry, one-third of all car repair dollars, ten-billion dollars a year, is wasted on inadequate, inept, or corrupt service....   [tags: essays research papers] 563 words
(1.6 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Sponsership Speech - Sponsership Speech In which direction does the future lead us. What obstacles will we have to overcome to survive. Many of these questions and many others are pondered and weighed by scientists and economists throughout origins around the world. They have described that slowly, but surely, our beautiful planet will come to it?s end. Our polution and destruction of the ozone layer has caused a great deal of damage to to life on earth, from plants to animals. Certain causes of destruction include vehicular polution, forrest fires and other related causes, leathal and nonleathal gasses produced by factories and other objects, and many others....   [tags: essays research papers] 630 words
(1.8 pages)
Free Essays [view]
bank failures - http://www.worldnewsstand.net/2001/article/bank_failures.htm Bank Failures We have written before about the remarkable ability of banks to create money when making loans, and of their equally remarkable ability to multiply these newly created-from-nothing bank deposits via fractional reserve banking. What we have written is true, and easily verified. But banks fail. That fact is equally true, and easily verified as well. How can we reconcile these apparently contradictory facts. If banks can create, and multiply, money, how can they fail....   [tags: essays research papers] 1205 words
(3.4 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Energy Star - Energy Star An analysis of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) per capita for 1989 in United States Dollars compared to the 1991 total energy consumed per capita in equivalent barrels of oil for several countries, found the United States and Canada guilty for having the largest oil consumption per capita at fifty-five barrels while producing a third less than the leading country, Switzerland, in GDP per capita. Switzerland, the poster boy, of efficiency manages to produce more than the United States per capita while consuming half the amount of oil....   [tags: Environment Environmental Papers Fossils]
:: 6 Works Cited
1995 words
(5.7 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Rec Project - Introduction The NWS Yorktown sponsorship agreements follows the BUPERS guidelines on sponsorship and this guideline is our Bible. We adhere to it strictly. NWS Yorktown special events offer a unique avenue for the corporate sector to meet their business objectives through sponsorship opportunities. MWR events offer specific target markets of all ages including both military and civilian communities. In order to become apart of corporate advertising budgets, a certain message about NWS Yorktown special events and the many benefits they offer to potential sponsors must be conveyed in a timely and effective manner....   [tags: essays research papers] 1001 words
(2.9 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Nazi Gold - Nazi Gold It is the last great mystery of World War II: the unfinished, unprecedented search for what may be billions of dollars in cash, gold, property, and art hidden and unclaimed by victims of the Holocaust – or plundered by the Nazis and their accomplices before shipping Jews to the death camps. In 1938 Nazi Gestapos raided the homes of over 10,000,000 innocent Jews. Their houses were thrashed, possessions were stolen, and lives were torn for the benefit of “one superior race.” None of these people ever received compensation for their misfortunes, but most of all they never regained their lives....   [tags: Papers] 1067 words
(3 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Defense Spending - Defense Spending When the terrorist attacks occurred on 9/11 it did more than just affect the comfort level of American citizens. It had an all around impact on how this country will be run for years to come. The one economic impact that I will concentrate on is that the attacks, arguably, but directly effected the U.S. GDP (Gross Domestic Product) and how the national budget will be handled from that day forward. Since the attacks a number of civil defense programs have been initiated, which leads to more departments asking for an allowance within the national budget....   [tags: Fiscal Defense Spending Budget Military] 962 words
(2.7 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
National Debt - National Debt How large are we going to allow the national debt to become. If we believe that it never comes due then its size is of little concern. However, that belief is like that of the ostrech; bury your head in the sand so you can not see the problem and the problem goes away. The fact is that the size of the debt is nearly five trillion dollars and grows by an average of 620 million dollars every day. The cause is that every year the government spends more than it collects in taxes. The government makes up the difference by borrowing billions of dollars annually, competing against private enterprise for the use of money saved by American citizens....   [tags: Argumentative Economy Economics Papers]
:: 4 Works Cited
402 words
(1.1 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Against drugs - Drugs should not be legalized because there would be an increase in drug abuse due to its availability. Legalized drugs would become cheaper and more appealing to people who previously had not tried drugs. Addicts who tend to stop, not by choice, would not stop because drugs would be more accessible if legalized. The result of drug abuse is thousands of addicts in denial. The good news is that the United States had 286 million dollars and 81,762 drug seizures due to drugs alone, but the bad news is that the number of prisoners has reached 70 percent which will cost the taxpayers 30 million dollars a year to put them in jail annually....   [tags: essays research papers] 375 words
(1.1 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Economic Intervention - Economic Intervention Every day our government makes economic decisions that affect our country and ourselves. Some of these decisions are good and benefit our lives greatly; however, many of our government's decisions, such as where our tax money should go, are not in our best interests. The Canadian government, although it is tightening up it's measures now, has been very lax with our hard earned tax money. Things like government officials receiving unreasonable benefits, government loans being given out like water, or government subsidizing of various companies and services that don't need it....   [tags: essays research papers] 449 words
(1.3 pages)
Free Essays [view]
College Sports - Pay Up The world of sports has grown larger than life over the past century, especially in college. Being a collegiate athlete is, without question, the hardest athletic profession in the world. Not only are students devoted to their sport, which requires an obscene amount of time of preparation, but they are also devoted to their school work. And the award they receive for their hard work. Of course there are the great memories, friendships made, “free education”, or national championships, but are theses students receiving their fair share....   [tags: Essays Papers] 1240 words
(3.5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Andrew Carnegie - Andrew Carnegie Andrew Carnegie always thought reading was one of the best ways to learn. He was also a very generous person in the industrial revolution. To be very generous in donations you do need money, and he definitely had a lot of money to be generous. This generosity completed the industrial revolution. He made most of his money with his steel company called the Carnegie Steel Company. The Carnegie steel company then changed to the United States Steel Corporation. In one year,1900, his company made forty million dollars, in which twenty-five million went to him alone....   [tags: Biography Biographies]
:: 6 Works Cited
582 words
(1.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
The Jungle - The Jungle In Upton Sinclair’s novel The Jungle not only symbolized an era where dirt and filth ran rampant in meat packing industry, but it also exposed people to the natural human desire of greed, power, and corruptions. This in turn was a socialist transformation itself. Sinclair also provides the meaning to the phrase “wage slavery” in different ways. In the novel Sinclair tells a story about a man name Jurgis, a Lithuanian immigrant who gets married to young lady named Ona Lukoszaite, who’s also a Lithuanian immigrant....   [tags: Essays Papers]
:: 1 Works Cited
592 words
(1.7 pages)
Better Essays [preview]
Insider trading - Insider trading has been a commonly discussed topic since Martha Stewart was accused, tried, convicted, and served a prison term for her involvement with the Inclon trading scandal. However, the definition of the term “insider trading” is not necessarily always connected with illegal activity. As a matter of fact, in some jurisdictions, “insider trading is no crime. Traditionally, it has been an expected, and perfectly acceptable prerequisite of certain sorts of employment.”(Insider Trading). But since the latter part of the 1960’s, stricter enforcement of insider trading practices have been put into place because of financial scandals....   [tags: essays research papers] 614 words
(1.8 pages)
Free Essays [view]
kodak history - On July 12, 1854 in the village of Waterville Maria Kilbourn and George Washington Eastman had a child that would change the way the world took pictures forever, and that child was George Eastman. When George was five his father sold the family nursery business and moved to Rochester where he founded the Eastman Commercial College. Shortly thereafter George’s father died and the College failed leaving George and his mother in financial despair. So because of family circumstances George had to drop out of school at the age of fourteen and find a job....   [tags: essays research papers] 1620 words
(4.6 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Steve Wozniak - Steve Wozniak's childhood had a big effect on his revolutionary developments in the computer world. Wozniak grew up in Sunnyvale California. His family lived in a development built for Lockheed engineers like his father. (Rose, 26) As a teenager he w During his high school years, Wozniak was a prankster and was once suspended for placing a metronome disguised as a bomb in a friends locker. (Brodhagen, 1) The more serious side of Wozniak loved electronics and spent one day a week working at Sylvania Electronics, where Wozniak's love for computers grew....   [tags: essays research papers] 1596 words
(4.6 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Cherokee Nation - At first, or so assumed, there were 14 tribes. Though through the years it narrowed down to 7, because of extiction and/or absoration. The tribe names were as followed Ani-wa'-ya (wolf) Ani-Kawi(deer) Ani-Tsi'skwa(bird) Ani-wi'di(paint) Ani'Sah'a'ni Ani'Ga'tagewi Ani'-Gi-la'hi The last three tribe names couldn't be translated with assured acccuracy. The main reason of extinction was because of what is called 'The Trail of Tears'. To settlers it meant new horizons. Dreams of riches and new lives....   [tags: Native American History] 1468 words
(4.2 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Business - I own a local business that provides Internet access to individuals and businesses, my business is one of four businesses in the local market that provide internet access to both individuals and businesses. Each of the four businesses charges the same price of twelve dollars a month for unlimited dial up services. My businesses breakeven price is seven dollars per customer, so no matter what I must charge it least seven dollars per package in order to cover all my costs. Recently my business and the other three businesses have begun to enter into a price war, to ensure that my business isn’t destroyed I will have to develop specific pricing strategies based on certain situations brought upo...   [tags: essays research papers] 1775 words
(5.1 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Singapore's Economy - Singapore’s recent economic history Singapore is well located for international industry and trading. The development of the Singapore economy depends heavily on foreign capital, foreign technology and foreign workers. Foreign companies are attracted by an interesting tax system. The foreign investors profit from the fact that they pay lower tax rates than local residents. The Singaporean government has a big influence on the social and economic development. The authorities organized for example trainings for Singaporean workers in order to obtain trained, highly motivated residents....   [tags: Singapore Business Economics] 1093 words
(3.1 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
capital punishment - The Ineffectiveness of Capital Punishment For many years, capital punishment has been in use, but it is not been effective. Theodore Robert Bundy in 1978, slipped into a Tallahassee sorority house and bludgeoned two sleeping women to death, then killed a 12-year-old girl in Lake City. He was sentenced to three concurrent death sentences in 1979. Nine years later, Bundy is alive and well on the Death Row (Von Drehle 1A). A prisoner sentenced to death spends an average of 10 years, nationally, on death row waiting for their execution....   [tags: essays research papers] 1519 words
(4.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Harriet Tubman - Early Years Her real name was Harriet Beecher Stowe. Born as a salve on June 14, 1820 on a plantation in Maryland. There were 8 children in her family and she was the sixth. When she was five, her Mother died. Her Father remarried one year later and in time had three more children. Her Father always wanted her to be a boy. When Harriet was only 13 years old, she tried to stop a person from being whipped and went between the two people. The white man hit her in the head with a shovel and she blacked out....   [tags: essays research papers] 1167 words
(3.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Henry Ford - Henry Ford revolutionized the American automotive industry and forever changed transportation. Born on the morning of July 30, 1863 in a patch of Michigan woods, Henry Ford matured into the founder of the Ford Motor Co. that made the Ford name famous. The Ford Motor Co. would develop American automotive icons that continue to make a lasting impression. Henry's ancestors came to Michigan from Ireland in hope of a new life in a New World. His parents, William and Mary found success in America, unfortunately Mary died a tragic death after complications of the birth of her eighth child (Lacey 11)....   [tags: Automobile automotive industry biography] 2052 words
(5.9 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
SPAM Email - SPICEY PORK AND e-MAIL Anyone who "SPAMS" as a marketing technique should be forced to sit at a computer and experience the utter agony that is receiving SPAM email. In the past week I have received over 105 emails to my AOL account. Out of the 105 emails, only one was a "real" email from an actual person, the rest: SPAM. This problem must be happening to others, so why hasn't something been done to outlaw this annoying junk email. Who is the evil mastermind behind this so-called "SPAM". Who is it, so I can find them and make sure they never touch a computer again....   [tags: Internet Marketing] 1173 words
(3.4 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Warren Buffet - Warren Buffett Warren Edward Buffett is known for being a famous American investor. He was born in Omaha, Nebraska on August 30, 1930. Warren was born to Leila and Howard Buffett. His father, Howard, was a stockbroker and also became a member of congress. Warren showed early signs of being entrepreneurial through being involved in various business dealings as a child. He also made his first investment in the stock market when he was just 11 years old. In his teen years he began studying at the Wharton school of finance at University of Pennsylvania....   [tags: Biography] 1218 words
(3.5 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
SPORT - Professional Athletes Salaries: Are they paid too much. What should athletes deserve to be paid. Many players have risen to stardom by becoming a professional athlete. Athletes have come from many different backgrounds; some from wealthy and some from poverty raised backgrounds. Salaries are continuing to rise, and money doesn’t seem to be an issue. Athletes are getting what they want from the owners by negotiating through their agents. Athletes’ salaries aren’t just from their owners, but they come from other sources also....   [tags: essays research papers] 1520 words
(4.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
celebrities - There are many people who believe that celebrities only think about themselves and that they aren’t concerned with anyone else’s problems. To me a Hero is some one that you can look to and who inspirers you to be a better person. A celebrity is someone who gets paid a lot of money to pretend to be a hero. There are many problems that face America today such as hunger, poverty and most importantly War. Contrary to popular belief there are several celebrities who are concerned and that donate millions of dollars to charities and there are some who run their own charities....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 2 Works Cited
468 words
(1.3 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Cisco - Cisco Current Performance As a company Cisco Systems is still a powerhouse in their industry. It is the worldwide leader in networking for the Internet. Although they have broadened their product line tremendously since they first started, they still try to stick to the same business policies and plans that they had when they first started out. Cisco’s net sales for the last fiscal year were over eighteen billion dollars. This is an unbelievable amount of money for a company to generate if you consider this company is not even twenty-five years old....   [tags: Essays Papers] 3243 words
(9.3 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Prostitution - Prostitution has been a part of our world's culture since the beginning of time, and is the world's oldest profession. Ever since the beginning of time man has felt the need to pay for services of a sexual nature, whether are legal or not. In our culture; however, prostitution has become a topic of debate concerning the merits of this profession's legality. In viewing the legalization of prostitution one must take into account all the pros and cons of the situation, but more importantly what is currently being done to rid society of the problem of prostitution as well as the lack of effect of these so call solutions....   [tags: Sociology] 1733 words
(5 pages)
Strong Essays [preview]
Enron - Enron started about 18 years ago in July of 1985. Huston Natural Gas merged with InterNorth, a natural gas company. After their merge they decided to come up with a new name, Enron. Enron grew in that 18-year span to be one of America's largest companies. A man named Kenneth Lay who was an energy economist became the CEO of Enron. He was an optimistic man and was very eager to do things a new way. He built Enron into an enormous corporation and in just 9 years Enron became the largest marketer of electricity in the United States....   [tags: Business Crime] 1167 words
(3.3 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Globalisation - When using Chanel’s cosmetics, when drinking Danone yogurt with breakfast, when driving Ford motor the way home, global brands which are highly visible symbol of the increasing integration of world market, could been discovered around everywhere. As Thomas L. Friedman (2005) states, ‘World is flat!’, which means world is being shrunk by the spreading of globalisation. Globalisation, a result of social development, can be described as the increase in cross-broader trade and influence on the economic and social behaviour of nation states (David Begg, 2003:272)....   [tags: Globalization Economics Analysis Marketing] 1695 words
(4.8 pages)
Free Essays [view]
society - Argument: Why You Should Not Smoke Cigarettes You should not smoke cigarettes because of three reasons: Smoking causes cancer, Smoking is an expensive habit and Smoking also can cause heart disease. Smoking is linked to cancer of the lung, mouth, larynx and esophagus. Smoking is an expensive habit with cigarette packs cost anywhere from three to four dollars a pack, it adds up to a great expense. Also smoking cigarettes can cause a higher risk to develop heart disease. The first reason why you should not smoke cigarettes is because it causes cancer....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 2 Works Cited
579 words
(1.7 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
tuition - College Education College education is a highly talked about subject among the presidents. For many years college education was not highly sought after or looked for, then when people who did go to college started getting better paying jobs than everyone else more and more people started to go to college. Since college is such a hot commodity these days the price of a college education is on a steady rise. Some experts have a very strong opinion as to why college education is on a rise and some believe that that it is not on the rise....   [tags: essays research papers fc]
:: 3 Works Cited
2314 words
(6.6 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]
campaigns - For our campaign finance homework, I looked up Senator Maria Cantwell. For her 2004 campaign, Cantwell had raised $1,794,461. Cantwell had self-financed 61.7% of the total amount. That is approximately $10,331,911. Over ten million dollars from her own pocket. The next greatest contribution was from individual contributions. This made up 32.3% of the total, rounding up to $5,406,386. The remaining contributions were from PAC and from the category, “Other.” I was surprised to learn that several of the top contributors were Microsoft Corp., Boeing, Dreamworks SKG, Puget Sound Energy, and the MoneyTree....   [tags: essays research papers] 499 words
(1.4 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Imaginative - Imaginative It is strange how things can change in short a period of time. It was only two years ago that Philip Morris was a dwindling tobacco company millions of dollars in debt. The stock market was facing a rapid decline in value. Stocks plummeted sharply in all areas. Like every other business in the country, Phillip Morris was at its lowest phase. Massive layoffs as well as severe cutbacks haunted the executives. After the stock value of Phillip Morris shares plummeted, the company’s chief stockholders were selling their stakes at pennies on the dollar....   [tags: essays papers] 1015 words
(2.9 pages)
Free Essays [view]
Enron - ENRON In 2000 Enron was the world’s leading corporation in selling natural gas with an estimated worth in sales of around one hundred billion dollars and the company showed only signs of progressing. Within one year the company went completely bankrupt and forty of their top employees were arrested or are in jail awaiting trials. How can a multinational corporation with steadily increasing revenue take such a drastic fall into bankruptcy and how did no one see this coming. In the end Enron knew exactly what was in their future and hid it from the public by allocating their debt and with a loophole in their accounting, it turned out to be one of the biggest cover ups in the stock markets his...   [tags: Corporate Scandal Crime] 933 words
(2.7 pages)
Good Essays [preview]
Paintball - Paintball is a fast and furious sport. It is played on both a social and serious level by over 16 million people around the world (Cooke,11). It is one of the fastest growing sports on the planet. Paintball's history, games, guns, and safety are all part of the fun. In 1970, James Hale, an engineer, invented and patented the first commercially successful paintball gun. Paintball guns were first used by the National Forest Association to mark trees that would be cut down. Then, it was used to mark cattle by cowboys....   [tags: essays research papers] 2070 words
(5.9 pages)
Powerful Essays [preview]


Your search returned over 400 essays for "dollars"
<< Previous  1  2  3  4  5