Fox's Trish Regan To Square Off With Chinese News Nemesis In Live Debate

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After tensions between two prominent television hosts reached a boiling point, Fox Business‘s Trish Regan and Chinese state-owned TV host Liu Xin are taking their online trade war spat into the limelight in the form of a live, televised debate on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. EST.  According to the New York Times, the two hosts will discuss trade and technology… Read More

Which Country Has the Highest House Price-to-Income Ratio?

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Canadian home prices have been growing at a breakneck speed, and incomes aren’t even close to keeping up. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) numbers show Canada topped the house price-to-income index. House Price-to-Income Ratio Definition The house price to income ratio is a basic affordability measure, to see if incomes are keeping up.… Read More

Former Absa CEO, Maria Ramos, to join board of AngloGold Ashanti

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FORMER banker Maria Ramos is to join the board of AngloGold Ashanti as a non-executive director, the gold producer said in an announcement today. “I’m delighted to welcome Maria to the AngloGold Ashanti board,” the firm’s chairman Sipho Pityana, said. “Maria’s diverse background and extensive experience will add further depth to the Board’s financial and… Read More

7 Retirement Sins You Don’t Want to Commit

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This post 7 Retirement Sins You Don’t Want to Commit appeared first on Daily Reckoning. In general, Americans are pretty fearful about retirement and it’s easy to see why. So today I want to talk about seven different things that can totally derail anyone trying to work toward more financial stability in their golden years.… Read More

Latest Gillette Ad Features Dad Teaching Transgender Son To Shave For The First Time

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Months after releasing an ad shaming all men for being ‘toxic’ pigs (while curiously cutting out a scene from the original ad featuring a booty-grabbing fake rap video), Gillette wants female-to-male trans individuals to know that once those hormones kick in, they’ve got your shaving needs covered.  <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Their new advertisement features the… Read More

The Wisest Investment You Might Ever Make

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This post The Wisest Investment You Might Ever Make appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Retirement planning generally focuses on working from your 20s and retiring in your 60s or later. That gives you 40-odd years to squirrel away 10% to 15% of your annual income to accumulate a sufficient nest egg to last the rest… Read More

"You Might Be A British Right Wing Extremist If…"

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The British Army has distributed a cheat sheet of “indicators & warnings” if one suspects that they (or a friend) might be a member of the “Extreme Right Wing” (XRW). <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Describe themselves as “Patriots” Add ‘istan’ to British place names Describe multicultural towns as ‘lost’ Have tattoos with overt and… Read More

Biggest Africa investor goes to London for Lonmin decision

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South Africa’s Public Investment Corp. faces a tough choice: back Sibanye Gold Ltd.’s takeover of Lonmin Plc, and take a hit on its investment, or scupper the deal and risk having to pony up more cash for the platinum miner. When Lonmin shareholder votes are tallied next Tuesday at a meeting in London, the PIC’s… Read More

Children At Philadelphia Muslim Society Say They Will "Chop Off Heads" For Allah

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Footage has surfaced of Muslim children at an Islamic center in Philadelphia saying that they would sacrifice themselves, “chop off heads” and even kill for the “army of Allah”. <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The Muslim American Society (MAS) Islamic center in Philadelphia posted the video to its Facebook page in celebration of “Ummah Day”. Young… Read More

Morgan Stanley Fires Financial Advisor Linked To College Admissions Scandal

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Perhaps we shouldn’t be surprised, but the latest financial services firm to get caught up in the sprawling college admissions scandal is Morgan Stanley. The firm has fired one of its financial advisors for ‘not cooperating with an internal investigation’ into his relationship with disgraced admissions consultant Rick Singer, whom he introduced to a wealthy… Read More