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Lessons from Egypt on Market Demand

I have been watching the protests in Egypt with some degree of fascination. As one resident describes it, this protest is 30 years in the making. Clearly Egyptians want President Mubarak out of office. What I find fascinating is how the leadership of the surrounding countries and territories are responding. Almost all of them are […]

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Just Sell Donuts to Fat People

The easiest way to increase your revenues in any economy is to “sell donuts to fat people.” Here is what I mean. When deciding what to sell and whom to sell it to, you can sell people what they need or should have, or you can sell them what they want. The easiest way to […]

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