Consumer spending has decreased by 5%, marking ten months of declining rates which is the longest the market has seen since 2009's global economy crisis. At the beginning of the year, most Japanese have already cut back on their spending, which resulted in the retail industry suffering an unexpectedly sharp decrease in the last two quarters.
Experts of Elliott & Associates Research Global Markets claim that a potential difficulty for the industrial sector is a scenario where consumer spending does not increase in a couple of months. Another challenge against the recovery is the significantly... Read More
Although 2015 began as a promising year for gold, since January 22nd, gold has once more suffered a downward trend in price. On January 22nd, the price of gold peaked just above $1,300 per ounce. It was a rise that many analysts took to mean that the dreary days of 2014 – a year that rarely saw gold above $1,300 – were finally over. Unfortunately, as of the writing of this article, the price of gold has once more dropped, settling at just below $1,200 an ounce.
As an investment, gold is typically viewed as a hedge against inflation and economic uncertainty. Why then has the... Read More
Isle of Man is set to become a haven for cryptocurrency ventures beginning this year, according to its head of operations for digital development and e-business.
eBusiness Chief Brian Donegan shared in an online report that the Isle of Man government is presently working to amend The Proceeds of Crime Act of 2008 for the inclusion of regulations pertaining to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
He said the government is proactive in establishing a legal structure for the use of digital currencies as it sees it necessary for the success of the emerging industry built on this technology.... Read More
Clocking in machines make for just one way in which employers can manage their employee’s working hours. The humble mechanics of these machines date back hundreds of years and despite an advancement from purely mechanical to completely computerised, there isn’t all that many differences between the clocking in machines of today, as compared to the clocking machines of old.
Such longevity as a piece of essential work place equipment can be put down to various defining factors, and here we take a look at just 5 of the reasons why it seems that these machines have proven to be pretty indispensable.... Read More
On September 10, 2014, the Swiss businessman Jürg Stäubli inaugurated the first Swiss bank in the history of Kyrgyzstan. This venture finds its origins in a tender made by the Kyrgyz government for the privatization of a state-owned bank called Kyrgyzdyikanbank. It was Jürg Stäubli’s company, Petram Finance that won the tender to create what would become the Kyrgyz-Swiss Bank. Things will fall into place quickly and the arrival of a new player in the local banking sector, especially Swiss-owned, seemed to be very welcomed by Kyrgyz senior officials.
Shamil Imanaliev, who chairs the board... Read More
The Ghanaian government is studying the possibility of entering a joint venture project with PetroSaudi, a Saudi Arabian company active in the Oil and Gas industry. The plan, said Patrick Mahony of PetroSaudi, is to improve the overall efficiency and output of Tema Oil Refinery (TOR).
The deal, once completed, would fine-tune the operations of TOR in a comprehensive manner, from processes to management.
In response to a question from a Ghana MP enquiring about whether TO is functioning at its full capacity, Mr. Jinapor replied that company is not currently at maximum capacity... Read More
It is a demonstrated fact that videos are five times more productive in reaching new customers than traditional content alone. It seems that more people will make a decision regarding purchasing after seeing a video.
This is why if you have a business and you want to make it or keep it successful you have to keep up with the character of the modern customer. And the modern customer is powerful. This means he cannot be convinced easily, and you must use everything that you have available in order to gain the customers’ trust.
The easiest way to touch people’s heart is with testimonial... Read More
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