Sunday, October 22, 2017

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Surprise is Good

While walking to the subway, you’re handed a free sample of chocolate or toothpaste. The staff at your local bar give you a free pint on your birthday. Your partner, usually tight-lipped, surprises you with a gift you never expected.

The above scenarios can make even those who don’t like surprises happy. Other scenarios, like discovering a hard-to-find book or CD or a great deal on a quality piece of clothing can mean a feeling of ecstasy with one simple, unplanned discovery.

Funnily enough, product fulfillment clients like surprises, too. The simplest... Read More

Jul. 19, 2013 - CHIYODA-KU, Japan --The Lexington Group is cautious when recommending mirco-cap stocks, due to low liquidity and market capitalization, but Elephant Talk Communications Corp and its primary subsidiary Vaildsoft are fated for tremendous financial gains. They are a small corporation, with a market capitalization of about $100 million, who are trying to tackle a global problem worth an estimated $100 billion.

Dutch-based Elephant Talk Communications Corp and Vaildsoft provide a number of services to mobile networks. Vaildsoft is a security service, aimed at international... Read More

Mar. 14, 2013 - PUDONG, China -- China based, Allied Minerals acquired the Shandong property back in 2012 following its identification and risk assessment approval by Executive Director Mr Henry Huan BSc, MSc. Preliminary tests and Initial ore samples immediately indicated the presence of gold veins, and production was underway late last 2012. However, during the first quarter of 2013 Allied Minerals extended the Shandong exploration area resulting in the discovery of underground intersecting veins. While these veins may marginally increase the cash cost of each ounce of ore extracted, the... Read More

New to You

In business, you need clients. And when those clients come in, pay for your wares, and exit happily, you feel a well-earned sense of achievement. However, there’s a lot of baggage that comes with having clients in the business world.

One is holding on to them. You need to keep them interested in what you do so that they come back for more. Often, it’s just a matter of continuing to offer quality services.

But then there’s the matter of if they leave and you require new clients to keep turning a profit. Or, if you are starting a company fresh, you need... Read More

Objects of Desire

When it comes to inanimate objects, humans have always had a love-hate relationship with them. On one hand, they know that their “things” and “stuff” cannot hug, console, or advise them for all of life’s issues. On the other hand, though, there are those objects of desire that people do love in their life, whether it’s an old typewriter that they loved typing on at home or that espresso machine that produces that lovely, strong coffee they enjoy. Objects lack human characteristics, but they do provide people some pleasure.

In the marketplace of product... Read More

Most people have a knee-jerk reaction to this. They think about the fact they can no longer enjoy a cigar in public or grumble about the recent tax hike. In fairness, sometimes new laws can be a valid source of debate about if they actually accomplish what they are imposed for.

But a few minutes of consideration can reveal how useful laws can be. Law, order, and policing can keep us safe, while judicial penalties help potential criminals maintain some semblance of communal respect. While not all laws bring smiles to our faces, quite a few more serve their purposes well.

For... Read More

Despite a statement released from the Bank of Japan saying the nation's economy is “recovering moderately,” the Nikkei Stock Average fell 1.6% after a 4% drop in the previous day’s trading session. Analysts at CVS Group attribute the loss to a stronger yen. As the yen's value increases it hurts Japanese companies that depend on income from overseas. The real estate company Mitsui Fudosan gained 1.5% after reporting a 8.3% rise in first quarter profits from a solid performance in their condominium sales and office leasing businesses. Kubota Corp. a machinery manufacturer rose 1.6% after they... Read More

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