Friday, February 22, 2019

49 results for 'economy'

China bans Ramadan fasting

By rosemaryrose, published on Jul 11, 2014

At present it is very difficult to find anything positive about China’s excessive control over its society. Some critics are also of the opinion that this very controlling nature has fueled protests in Xinjiang region. This province has been known as a home for Uighur Muslims. Recently, china had made every effort o curb every extremist activity in the region by cracking down on terrorist outfits. In the wake of killing civilians in a bombing, China had also ordered taking down of any information from the internet which could aid in the development of any terrorist material.

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Tags: china, politics, business, economy, news, commentary, china news

The Expanding Alliance between Azerbaijan and the USA

By Lindsay Edwards, published on Jun 24, 2014

When you think of investing in a country in Eastern Europe, it’s quite common to think of Russia. This is because it’s perceived to have a fair amount of industries that are easy to invest in. There is, however, an alternative to investing in Russia. Azerbaijan is becoming one of the most popular places to invest in as companies and corporations from the Untied States turn to this great country to look for investment opportunities. For example, companies like Georgia Gas, led by Anar Mammadov have grown the company hugely by following this trend.

The Country of Azerbaijan

The... (more)

Tags: economy, azerbaijan

To what point will we dematerialize money?

By A_Pietro, published on Jun 5, 2014

The arguments in favour of the disappearance of physical money are many, and they usually stem from entities, such as lobbies and companies, which hold specific interests in other types of money. In the light of recent trends, one might think that these champions are in the process of becoming victorious. But it’s not going to happen. No matter how effective the assaults governments launch against bitcoins, they keep re-appearing.As a non-governmental currency, it is the most dematerialized form of money we have. Is it possible that it would, one day, be embodied by actual bit coins and bit... (more)

Tags: economy, finance, money, banking, banknotes, states

Crisis 2013: Who Faces the Contagion?

By JuliaTyler, published on Apr 3, 2014

... crisis has been in action since long and the latest effects have hit Cyprus real bad and are as if targeted the country. It was basically a crisis that affected the banking business of the country. Last week a bailout of 10bn Euros had been agreed by the IMF and the EU for the curing of the economy. The bailout deal of the country with the IMF and EU has brought many other small economy countries into light. It received €10 billion as the bailout amount on last Monday to combat the present state of crisis. As per the deal, the second largest bank of the country was forced to close ... (more)

Tags: economy, finance, euro zone, stock markets, investment strategies

Saving Money on Holiday Expenses

By JuliaTyler, published on Feb 28, 2014

The holiday season is coming and it is time to start planning for a holiday. Considering the current economic scenario, many people are thinking of ways in which they can prevent themselves from burning a hole in their pocket. You can use the savings for investment and other purposes. Well, with some easy tips, you can save some money on your holiday vacation this year.

·Have a Flexible Schedule

A flexible schedule can help you in saving some bucks on your flight tickets. Along with hotel expenses, flight tickets are one of the major sources of expenditure on a trip. Making some... (more)

Tags: economy, money, income, investment strategies

A Bunch of Animals: Political Monkey Business

By DKIdea, published on Feb 16, 2014

We must see the game for what it is. If we remain blind to the process, then it’s our own fault for where we find ourselves and where this country ends up. I didn't write what you’re about to read next, but it bares analysis because there must be some understanding of the process before we can effectively change it into something that works. We have been divided on purpose, while the animals run amok in the House and Senate:

“If you start with a cage containing five monkeys and inside the cage, hang a banana on a string from the top and then you place a set of stairs under the banana,... (more)

Tags: politics, republicans, democrats, congress, economy, elections, government

The Credit Score Scam

By DKIdea, published on Jun 18, 2013

Credit cards and the companies behind them have hoodwinked the public into believing they are more important than they really are....and doing so at unbelievable profits. It’s gotten to the point that everything is hooked into your credit score. Soon, buying the simplicities of food and clothing will depend on your credit score. I’m exaggerating, but I really won’t be surprised if this becomes true soon.

A credit score is a snapshot of the risk you pose to a lender should they decide to lend to you. Now, the very fact that if you live without having to borrow from anyone and pay all... (more)

Tags: business, credit cards, scams, economy, money, finances, credit score

11 Things Observed In The Betrayal Of My Friend

By D. Sager, published on Jan 7, 2013

...the little things. The friend will never have a bad thing to say to my face. I know that I am not perfect so if my friend is always eager to give praise and never criticism, it offers a cover for subterfuge. The friend will use my resources with abandon. Having no concern over the economy of my money and supplies they will waste and spend without thought. Strategic placement of needs. It seems the friend is always short on resources every time I'm around them. There are in “need” all the time and in short order they will let me know that “need”, subtly... (more)

Tags: economy, pain, money, woman, wife, betrayal, conscience, criticism, wisdom, friend, waste, jealousy, harm, finances, 11 things, spend

My Tax Dollars...Your Burden

By DKIdea, published on Nov 12, 2012

“My tax dollars pay for your salary!”

Ok...since I’m also a tax payer, it’s safe to say that my tax dollars also pay for my salary, so essentially, I‘m paying myself. I’m my own boss...but I already knew this. I get a kick out of people that brandish the fiery fist of power fueled by their tax dollars. In fact, I get a kick out of the very idea that they think they have any ownership at all over the money that is confiscated from them by our government. Yes...confiscated, because it is taken from you wether you want to give it or not.

Let me lay this out for you. You’re money... (more)

Tags: politics, personal finance, business, economy, taxes, law, government, irs, money

Congressional Reform Act: A Good Start

By DKIdea, published on Nov 11, 2012

There has been a chain letter circulating through the internet for years now. It presents itself as an idea from Warren Buffet, but the truth is the only part of it that came from him was a simple quote. Although the contents are not his, the ideas in the letter continue to raise questions, inspire discussion...and motivate people into thinking positive about where we are as a country, and where we want to be. Obviously, something this inspirationally viral and full of ideas simply must be discussed on this site, dedicated to the advent of idea.

“I could end the deficit in 5 minutes.... (more)

Tags: healthcare, republicans, democrats, congress, economy, taxes, house of representatives, u.s. senate

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