What a Dollar Buys Feb12

What a Dollar Buys

Economist published “The Big Mac Index” a lighthearted approach to analyzing the difference between actual prices and exchange rates. Starting from this, here are some updated stats on the cost of the Big Mac in different countries and, for comparison, what 1 US dollar can get you.

iPhone Hidden Treasure

What’s the real value of an iPhone aside its branded markup value? A whole treasure of precious metals is hidden under iPhone’s shell and likewise of any smartphone. Discover the recycling value of the average retired iPhone based on the metals and rare earth minerals it contains.

Silver Over Time

A nice journey to the silver quest trough time, its uses and its value perception. Though second to Gold it’s extremely valuable both as store of wealth and as element in modern industy and technology.


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