Danger of Smoking In smoking, for example cigarette has contain lot of toxic substances some of them are following Nicotine One of the substance is contains in the smoking is nicotine is a material that stimulates the brain. If you are continues smoker, when the blood level of nicotine decreases, then you have some general symptoms: • Headaches. • Irritability. • Hunger. • Craving.
8) 2013 should be the darkest year for American Apparel till date. Net loss has reached an all-time high with 106 million USD in 2013, which is a 400% increase compared to only 37 million USD in 2012. The year was more disastrous because their operating expense was too high due to strategy for inventory management and finishing the E-Commerce platform. The service via E-Commerce wasn’t up to the mark because it was underprepared leading to further loss. 9) The sales of the company have increased relatively in 2013 but it is cancelled out by their exorbitant net loss.
The major economic problem in the article above is negative externalities. An externality occurs when the production or consumption of a good or service has an effect upon a third party. When the effect is harmful, then the concept of a negative externality comes in. Existence of externalities of consumption makes marginal social costs not equal to marginal social benefits, hence causing a market failure .The main cause to the negative externality in the article is consumption of tobacco products such as cigarettes, which are demerit goods and thus a good example of a negative externality. A demerit good is a good or service whose consumption is considered unhealthy, degrading, or otherwise socially undesirable due to the perceived negative effects on the consumers.
Acid 0.72 0.57 0.61 1.89 2.13 1.97 The above figures show that Ryanair as a company is far more liquid than BA. Ryanair was considerably higher than BA due to its small amount of liability, thereby meaning a low obligation to lenders. Indeed, this may reflect good liquidity in terms of liability management. However, the excessively high ratio as shown by Ryanair in 2012 at ratio of 2.14 (which conversely, BA was at their lowest), may also imply that the company possess too much of a certain type of asset, rather than maximizing its profitability through diversification. Regretfully, the result cannot be fully identified with current or acid ratio, and further analysis in the asset management or other liquid ratios is
According to the view of The APEC Business Advisory Council which has twenty-one country members, there are three arguments against the Tobin tax. The first rationale is that the Tobin tax will discourage the activity in the financial markets. The tax is perceived as the additional charge to investors and they become more cautious to purchase or sales of equity and security. This leads to decrease the volume of trading in the financial market. Secondly, thanks to inactive financial market, the listed companies have less liquidity.
Real Estates are not homogeneous and they also are not move as a group. Portfolios therefore have proportionally lower systematic risk and higher unsystematic risk than stocks. Besides, systematic risk is determined by assuming return is normally distributed. This makes real estate diversification more effective. However,
The myth that Systembolaget is only trying to make a profit can be debunked by the fact that alcohol and its effects create losses for the government. The government does receive large sums through VAT and alcohol tax but the cost to society due to abuse of alcohol is a lot higher. According to 2011’s Missbruksutredningen (Translated: abuse inquiry), alcohol creates a cost to society of 49 to 66 billion Swedish kronor ($6-8 billion). The government isn’t trying to exploit consumers but protect them and society from the effects of alcohol abuse. Price Elasticity of Demand for Alcohol Price elasticity of demand measures the responsiveness of quantity demanded of a good to a change in price.
They produce less toxic chemicals compared to conventional cigarettes hence appear much safer. This however, does not make them any safer, e-cigarettes still deliver nicotine and other chemicals that are potentially harmful. E-cigarettes can still lead to nicotine addiction for non-smokers since nicotine is highly addictive. The vapor produced by e-cigarettes chemicals similar to the e-liquid and small amounts heavy metals and toxicants that are harmful to the human
Also, an important effect of smoking is that the habit will eventually cost the consumer’s finances as a smoker’s personal economy will be affected. These are only three out of many other effects that cigarette smoking can have, but to any sensible person they are more than enough to realize that smoking has negative effects. In the end, those who live in poverty, stink of smoke, and have yellow teeth are the people who are affected the most by this life-threatening activity. People cannot possibly be proud of calling themselves smokers. It is terrible for health as well as personal
Generally, the quick ratio of 1 or higher than 1 would means a better liquidity for the company. By comparing the quick ratio between the three companies, we clearly see that PDB is not able to pay back its current liabilities currently as it has a quick ratio of 0.89. It also indicates that PDB is slightly relies on inventory to pay back its current debts and this would be a bad indicator for PDB’s investors and shareholders. Both Perdana Petroleum Berhad and Gas Malaysia Berhad have a healthy liquidity position as their ratios are higher than 1. Since, Gas Malaysia Berhad does not have any inventory therefore the quick ratios will be the same as the current