How does the stock market work?

Economy
In the 1600s, the Dutch East India Company employed hundreds of ships to trade goods around the globe.

Climate Research Offers Coffee Farmers Hope For Their Crops

Economy
Guatemala's third largest export after raw sugar and bananas is coffee.

What Can You Buy With 5.7 Billion Dollars?

Economy
What else could you buy with the budget of Donald Trump’s proposed border wall during this government shutdown?

How The Stock Exchange Works (For Dummies)

Economy
Everyday in the news we hear about the stock exchange, stocks and money moving around the globe.

How Much Is Your Body Worth?

Economy
We break down your value piece by piece!

Why Biodiversity Is Good For The Economy

Economy
Research suggests that more diverse ecosystems are better for the bottom line.

How Much Money Could We Sell The Earth For?

Economy
If aliens came to Earth and offered to buy it, how much should we sell it for?

We Asked Bill Gates: Do You Need To Be Rich To Be Healthy?

Economy
This video is in collaboration with Bill and Melinda Gates. You can check out the Gates Annual Letter here: http://b-gat.es/2Cfph0j

How Airlines Price Flights

Economy
Airline ticket pricing probably seems like a crapshoot. The numbers change seemingly arbitrarily every week, day, or hour, but there is some real science behind these prices.

Elon Musk's Basic Economics

Economy
Imagine a $2,000 car... or a $100 laptop... or a $70 iPhone... or imagine any product, ten times cheaper than it was.

China's Geography Problem

Economy
China is the country both blessed and coursed in geography.

Why Public Transportation Sucks in the US

Economy
Access to transportation is the single most important factor in individual's ability to escape poverty.

World's 10 Most Prosperous Countries

Economy
The top ten countries on the prosperity index, determined by rankings across nine key categories: Economic Quality, Natural Environment, Health, Social Capital, Personal Freedom, Safety and Security, Education, Governance, and Business Environment.

The life cycle of a t-shirt - Angel Chang

Economy
Consider the classic white t-shirt. Annually, we sell and buy 2 billion t-shirts globally, making it one of the most common garments in the world. But how and where is the average t-shirt made, and what's its environmental impact? Angel Chang traces the life cycle of a t-shirt.

Why Trains are so Expensive

Economy
Trains require a lot of people to operate.

Why Chinese Manufacturing Wins

Economy
This video explains why Chinese manufacturing takes the first place worldwide.

The real reason streetcars are making a comeback

Economy
It's mostly about economic development.

Why We Hate Cheap Things

Economy
In assessing what material things are important and worth paying attention to, we're oddly prejudiced against cheapness - and frustratingly drawn to the expensive, for reasons that don't necessarily stand up to examination.

Why Some Countries Are Poor and Others Rich

Economy
The reason why some countries are rich and others poor depends on many things, including the quality of their institutions, the culture they have, the natural resources they find and what latitude they're on.

Why Japan has so many vending machines

Economy
What vending machines can teach you about this country

NAFTA explained by avocados. And shoes.

Economy
Everyone hates NAFTA. But what was NAFTA actually supposed to do? Did it deliver on its promise? To understand that, you have to look at America's relationships with two goods: avocados and shoes.