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I am a blogger from Lebanon ( a country beside the Mediterranean sea). I graduated from University in 2004 with a BS in Banking and Finance Major. Personally, I am interested in reading and analyzing economic and financial news.I love to know about spirituality and law of attraction as well. In our age, Information and news can be transmitted and exchanged on a global level easily and frequently, thanks to the internet. I hope that this website may assist or help all sort of people (whether investors, business men, students, teachers and academics) to acquire and gain new information from my articles and the data sources highlighted within the articles. I would love to interact with my readers, so please leave a comment.

Study: world poverty rates plummeted 80% since 1970 | ZDNet

https://www.zdnet.com/article/study-world-poverty-rates-plummeted-80-since-1970/

We should all be grateful for the greater prosperity that we have today in comparison to generations ago . Some sources say that in 1820 and before , the majority of people did not have what the world middle class have today .Only the privileged elite at that time enjoyed what the vast majority of world population enjoy today . Some sources say that extreme poverty in 2018 has dropped to 10 percent of world population. A great progress and economic growth has Been achieved especially in the East Asian and South Asian region . To a less extent , development has taken place in Latin America , Mena region ( Middle East and Northren Africa ) and the rest of African nations …Technological development has bolstered productivity in agriculture and industrialization. People have more access now to information , education , health care

And food .