02-16-2013, 05:37 PM
Immune to sales tactics.
Article: Try to focus on your personal economy
Try to Focus on Your Personal Economy - NYTimes.com
In 2011, IDC Digital Universe published a study, “Extracting Value from Chaos.” It found we have 1.8 zettabytes (1.8 billion terabytes) of data floating around. What does that look like? |
Every person in the United States tweeting 3 tweets per minute for 26,976 years nonstop
Every person in the world having over 215 million high-resolution MRI scans per day
Over 200 billion high definition movies (each 2 hours in length), which would take one person 47 million years to watch if that person watched for 24 hours a day
The amount of information needed to fill 57.5 billion 32 gigabyte Apple iPads.
In 2012, that number is expected to grow to 2.7 zettabytes.
Obviously, it’s easy to get distracted. And based on the questions I get, people are really distracted when it comes to money.
Should I buy this stock?
What do you think the market will do?
Will Europe go down in flames?
Will the economy ever recover?