What Makes Google's Eric Schmidt So Afraid? (And What Should He Be Afraid of?)

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Authored by Jan Oberg via The Strategic Culture Foundation, OK, it’s from Russia Today so you should of course not trust it but somehow this video and text and the man in it seems quite factual, not fake and obviously not omitted. It documents that Eric Emerson Schmidt, the Executive Chairman of Alphabet – an American multinational conglomerate that owns a lot […]

Exxaro forecasts stable export coal demand in upbeat take on 2018

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EXXARO Resources gave a largely upbeat assessment of its fortunes for its 2018 financial year, saying that the export coal price would be supported by “stable seaborne demand”, although the iron ore price was expected to soften. The rand would remain volatile. Commenting in its pre-close message, an overview of the business in the final […]

Tesla wins $50 million Australian bet

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Elon Musk may be struggling to deliver on the Model 3 production targets Tesla set, but he has nailed his deadline to build the world’s largest battery. This is a BizNews Premium article. Please login or sign up for a free 1-month trial. If you just want to view this article, get 24 hour access for £0.99.    Source: […]

Addictions: Social Media & Mobile Phones Fall From Grace

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Identifying social media and mobile phones as addictive is only the first step in a much more complex investigation. http://ads.investingchannel.com/adtags/OfTwoMinds/alternativeinvesting/300×250.js For everyone who remembers the Early Days of social media and mobile phones, it’s been quite a ride from My Space and awkward texting on tiny screens to the current alarm over the addictive nature of social […]

Diversify offshore against uncertainty and instability

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*This content is brought to you by Carrick Wealth, leaders in wealth and capital management News headlines these last few weeks have again confirmed that we live in times of much uncertainty. While there is much social upheaval and political and economic uncertainty in many parts of the world, investors in particular in South Africa and […]

Mapping The Highest And Lowest Incomes Of America's City Slickers

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All throughout history, people have gone to cities to take advantage of the wealth and business. We wanted to know which metropolitan areas offered the best opportunities for Americans, so we looked at data for all 382 metros. Want to know where to make the most money? The following map from HowMuch.net shows just where… Source: […]

The Five Biggest Tests For China's Next Central Bank Governor

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Zhou Xiaochuan’s long reign as PBoC Governor is drawing to a close. He signaled his impending retirement last month and will be seventy years old In January 2018. Zhou has headed up China’s central bank from the early days of China’s “growth miracle” in 2002 and successfully – thanks to massive credit creation – steered […]

Marmota to process ore at its neighbour’s mine

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South Australian exploration company Marmota Limited (ASX:MEU) announced that it has executed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with WPG Resources (ASX:WPG) to process ore from its Aurora Tank gold project at WPG’s Challenger processing plant, given that both sites are located close to each other. The MoU is another avenue, of the different ones being […]

How FDR Politicized Thanksgiving

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Authored by Tho Bishop via Mises Canada, Call me old-fashioned, but one thing I am always thankful for every Thanksgiving is the blessing of not having Franklin Delano Roosevelt in the White House. After all, of all the heroes of the American progressive movement, few have quite the record of sins as FDR. The man routinely […]