Essays Tagged: "billion dollars"

Women's Fashion and Cosmetics

The fashion industry makes up a large part of our economy. Tenbillion dollars a year is spent on cosmetics and skin-care productsalone. Some may think that these ... are facing staggering health bills. It is estimatedthat 850 000 foot operations cost the U.S. $3.5 billion dollars.Vanity should not take priority over health and health costs. womenare limited in hi ...

(2 pages) 175 1 2.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Obesity

rfect body should be.It is the search for the elusive, perfect body that has created a thirty-three billion dollars a yearweight loss industry. Yet few reduce their body fat and even fewer maintain th ...

(5 pages) 402 0 4.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

Identity theft (speech)

ve access to you. Worse yet I could be you. According to the secret service approximatly one half a billion dollars is lost every year to identity theft online. What people don't seem to realize is th ...

(3 pages) 145 0 3.0 Nov/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The National Debt in the US

995 whwn it went up about three trillion dollars. Right after the Civil War the debt held at three billion dollars. In 1900, this debt of three million dollars had decreased to one million dollars. ... eased to one million dollars. In 1919, at the end of the World War 1, the debt skyrocketed to 25.5 billion. When the Wall Street fell apart in 1929, the United States fell into something that was ca ...

(2 pages) 145 0 3.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Triumphs and Tragedies of the International Monetary Fund & World Bank

refor, war. Yet, after fifty years of commitment to that noble goal, after providing more than $100 billion dollars to developing nations, the program is facing grave opposition and a possible end to ... ther 58 percent7. With its generous loan commitments to more than 30 nations totaling more than $30 billion per year, it is no doubt that its contribution to economic stability has been significant.Wh ...

(8 pages) 329 0 4.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Foreign & International Economics

Cancer

ve a definite cure,but the amount of research done on this one disease costs on the average of $1.2 billion dollarsannually, and $20 billion annually in care of cancer patients.What is Cancer?Cancer i ...

(11 pages) 148 1 3.4 Mar/1994

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Worldcom Meltdown A current event speech. Describes the history of Worldcom and the downfall

criminals, but they both face up to 25 years in prison. The two defendants hid a huge company's 41 billion dollars in debt from millions of investors and from the Securities and Exchange Commission. ... r between MCI Communications Corp., Brooks Fiber Properties and CompuServe Corp., which included 40 billion dollars changing hands. The failed merger between WorldCom and Sprint damaged the company.Fi ...

(3 pages) 270 0 3.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nazi Germany in 1939.

opulation. Economically, Germany was required to pay installments towards the reparations debt, 28 billion dollars total, to be paid over a period of 42 years. Militarily, Germany was not allowed an ...

(4 pages) 154 1 4.1 Jan/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This essay is a case on the Caterpillar company

of gaining customers in the developing areas.In 1988 Caterpillar Inc. made record sales of over $10 billion dollars and realizes a profit of $616 million. But although the company sales continue to in ... creasing steadily over a three year period from 1988 to 1990 went into a fallen slurp from over $11 billion in 1990 to under $10 billion in 199. As a result, the company saw a net loss of $404 million ...

(4 pages) 445 0 2.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

Teen pregnancy with both it's causes and effects.

n girls get pregnant inthe United States and every year the federal governmentspends close to forty billion dollars to help families thatbegan with a teenage birth (Teen Pregnancy). The UnitedStates h ...

(3 pages) 243 0 4.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

The War on Terrorism: Is the Bush Administration Making the Grade? (This was written before the Attack on Iraq in Dec 2002)

king the lives of over 3,000 Americans and leaving the economy to face a loss of approximately $100 billion dollars, President Bush vowed to find the perpetrators and declared America's 'War on Terror ... rorism.In February, the Bush Administration proposed a bill to increase the military budget to $396 billion (Hartung). This is quite a large number for a man who campaigned to only raise the budget $5 ...

(7 pages) 243 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Bottled Water.

in to the advertisements and cute packaging because on average consumers in the US alone spend five billion dollars a year on just bottled water. This number is said to rise to nearly six point four b ...

(2 pages) 138 1 4.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Drunk driving.

imately every 7 hours and 29 minutes. These types of accidents end up costing the nation almost $50 billion dollars each year. Which is a rise of 4% since 1994.Every year, the police give a breath tes ... an equal effect on the body.In 1995, alcohol-related traffic crashes cost the nation more than $46 billion dollars.Compared to any other health problem, alcohol-related traffic crashes represent one ...

(3 pages) 158 1 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

"Hamlet" by Shakespeare and "Once more to the lake" by E.B White.

up the debts, he made more frenetic deals. By the time the bank realized, Leeson had created over a billion dollars worth of debt. Trying to escape from his problems, Leeson decided to run away with h ...

(5 pages) 82 0 4.2 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Hamlet

To what extent did the decade of the 1950's deserve its reputation as an age of political, social and cultural conformity?

le and conservative with their economy. Ike supported the Highway Act of 1956 which resulted in $27 billion dollars to build 42,000 miles of highways. Eisenhower practiced "the politics of tranquility ...

(2 pages) 141 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Advertising Concepts - General Motors Corp.

hows to reality shows and musical lyrics to monster trucks, General Motors Corporation spends $2.14 billion dollars on advertising and marketing definitely has the resources and ability to bring any o ...

(3 pages) 191 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Marketing

The Unethical and Illegal actions of Enron.

energy conglomerate had to restate its earningsbecause of severely inaccurate book keeping of nine billion dollars.Clearly, the U.S economy had heroic success during the mid to late90's. More specifi ... s have lost tremendous credibility in today'sfinancial market place. Lastly, leaders of these multi-billion dollar company's musttake the leadership role by adhering too ethical practices and its own ...

(6 pages) 747 0 4.9 Jul/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

Capital sturcture of Anheuser - Busch, the world's largest brewer of beers.

n more than 80 countries and controls 48% of the U.S. beer market. ABI lists total assets of 13.862 Billion dollars comprising its beer brewery operations and entertainment theme parks. The trend over ... at they lower earnings and are less favored by earnings sensitive management.Anheuser-Busch has 1.3 Billion dollars of Goodwill. Anheuser-Busch does not list Goodwill as an intangible asset on its' ba ...

(5 pages) 269 1 5.0 Aug/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Information About Alzheimer's Disease.

Alzheimer's disease is the fourth leading cause of adult death in the United States, and nearly 90 billion dollars go towards Alzheimer's research each year, most of this money is funded by federal g ...

(4 pages) 105 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Costs and Benefits Analysis of 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.

its.The NSW government experienced the Private costs. Financially, the government spent around $1.7 billion dollars on the event, which included the sporting facilities, advancing the city's streets, ...

(1 pages) 65 1 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays