Rediscovering America: A Quiz On Thanksgiving

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Authored by Roger Beckett via InsideSources.com, Today, Americans will celebrate their oldest tradition: the observance of Thanksgiving, which dates back to 1621. The quiz below, from the Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio, provides an opportunity to test your knowledge of the history and customs of the nearly 400-year-old holiday. *  *  * 1. […]

For those about to shop on Thanksgiving evening, we salute you!

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America has changed immensely over the past 50 years to the point where even their most hallowed days are not immune from the demand to shop and consume.  In fact up until just a few decades ago in many places, most retailers closed their stores on Sundays in honor of the Sabbath. But because Americans […]

Ethereum Soars To Record High After South Korea Regulator Confirms "No Plan" To Regulate Cryptos

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In September, South Korea surpassed China in total crypto trading volumes, and as the world’s second largest Ethereum exchange market, South Korea is evolving into an Ethereum powerhouse with a rapidly growing number of active developments, domestic projects and communities. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph As CoinTelegraph reported previously, the majority of traders in the South Korean Ethereum […]

Bullion Banks Desperate To Trigger Sell Stops

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They have been trying to push silver lower for weeks in an attempt to reach that target area in order to create that wave of selling by triggering the sell stops. It’s a game that they have been playing for years. Triggering those sell stops will give the syndicate of bullion banks, who act as […]

Chile’s Escondida workers on strike to protest layoffs

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Unionized workers at Chile’s Escondida copper mine, the world’s largest, began Thursday a 24-hour strike to protest recent layoffs affecting about 3% of the operation’s workforce. Escondida’s 2,500-member main union said 24-hour strike ‘massively backed’, resulting in total work stoppage. Majority owner and operator BHP (ASX, NYSE:BHP) (LON:BLT), had said Wednesday the downsizing was part of ongoing […]

Small Michigan Township Blocks Nestle From Bottling, Reselling Its Groundwater

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A small Michigan township is making a stand against Nestle, temporarily blocking the company from pumping millions of gallons of groundwater for bottled water. Citizens near Evart, Michigan became outraged when Nestlé proposed to build even larger pipelines to increase the flow of water to its plant in Standwood. Global News CA details the local resistance to Nestlé’s proposed expansion […]

SA cement maker PPC jumps in trade as it rejigs debt amid takeover talks

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By Loni Prinsloo and Janice Kew (Bloomberg) – PPC Ltd., the cement maker that’s in talks with potential suitors, renegotiated the bulk of its debt obligations in South Africa and the Democratic Republic of Congo as new operations in the region start to generate additional cash. Extending maturities on 1.6 billion-rand ($120 million) in debt owed […]

4 Real Estate Investment Strategies for Beginners

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Real estate investment can be a mysterious subject. There are so many strategies, niches, and ideas to learn and try. It’s best to start out with expert guidance and simple advice that will give you direction and focus in your investing career. Continue reading to learn 4 essential strategies that will help you get started […]