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Today we've published a new video: Stock Markets in Plain English This video is one of our most requested and focuses on a few basic ideas: Why companies offer their stock to the public Why people buy and sell stocks What makes stock prices change How we measure stock markets using indices This video is part of our Money series and one of the first to touch on markets. It was also one of the toughest to make. Economic forces like supply and demand can quickly turn into rabbit holes. Keeping... Continue Reading
Today we've published a new video: Insurance in Plain English As we wrote recently, we're focusing on our Money category over the next month or two. This video, Insurance in Plain English, is meant to explain why insurance exists, what service it provides, how it works and what role it plays in being financially responsible. Insurance is a concept that surrounds us all the time. In fact, it's so common that it's easy to assume that everyone understands it and why it makes sense.... Continue Reading
Today we released a new video called "Twitter Search in Plain English" The video uses an metaphor of the small town of "Twitterville." The town has an election and the people use Twitter to track real-time news, a hashtag to organize discussions and trends to find new information. While it wasn't our intention, the video matches closely with the events currently taking place in Iran, where people are using Twitter to organize and share news about their disputed election. If you know people who... Continue Reading
Today we published a new video called "Preparing an Emergency Kit in Plain English." This video represents a new kind of relationship for Common Craft. A while back, we were contacted by Public Safety Canada (PSC) about this subject and we saw a couple of opportunities. First, we could work on a video that has the potential to have a positive impact. Second, we saw an opportunity for a win-win in terms of the video's ownership - something we call a hybrid relationship. Emergency kits are a... Continue Reading
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