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Yikes! Japan has more people over the age of 80 than under the age of 10

Earlier this week the United Nation’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs released its 2019 world population report… and there were a number of very interesting findings: 1) World population continues to grow slightly, but the rate of global population growth is at the lowest level since at least 1950.  2) Global population growth rates […]

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Western Digital (WDC) Stock Wins an Upgrade on Back of US-China Trade Talks

US President Trump’s announcement that he is suspending new tariffs on Chinese imports and is removing the prohibition of US technology sales to Huawei is a fantastic sign for Western Digital (WDC) and others in the semiconductor and memory space. With trade talks back on and a tangible gesture from Trump that he wants to […]

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Understanding Time Decay – What You Should Know

Time Decay As an option approaches its expiration date, there is less time to realize a profit – or additional profit – before the option expires. As a result, options lose value as they get closer to their expiration dates. This is known as time decay. Time decay can be observed in the price of […]

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Queen should apologise if she invested offshore to avoid paying tax in Britain, says Corbyn

The Labour leader said those involved in the “shocking” Paradise Papers leak of secret documents should apologise if they have invested offshore to avoid tax and also “recognise what it does to our society”

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7 Key Takeaways From Apple WWDC 2019: Home Automation & More

In terms of priority, Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) is second to the autumn iPhone launch. This year, though, with iPhone sales down for the first time in a decade and the smartphone market seemingly plateauing, WWDC 2019 took on whole new meaning when Apple home automation, along with system and product updates, became a […]

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Idiocy of the Masses or Masses of Idiots?

Why do investors keep investing in government bonds despite extremely low yields?

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Analysts Offer Insights on Consumer Goods Companies

Companies in the Consumer Goods sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on Nike inc (NKE) and Bayerische Motoren Werke Aktiengesellschaft (BAMXF). Nike inc (NKE) Goldman Sachs analyst Alexandra Walvis maintained a Hold rating on Nike inc today and set a price target of $83. The company’s shares opened today […]

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Infographic: Vacation Rental Market Amounts to 4,128 Billion Tomans in Iran

Vacation rental has a 4,128 billion toman market in Iran (nearly one-billion-dollar market in Iran before the devaluation of Toman =10*Rial). That’s why Iranian startups are trying to tap into this market and bring it online. Vacation Rental Market in Iran A vacation rental is the renting out of a house, apartment, villa or any […]

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Crops Devastated As More Ferocious Storms Pound The Midwest

It has gotten to the point where maybe we should just expect violent storms to hammer the Midwest every single day of the week.  Highly destructive storms ripped through the Midwest on Tuesday, it happened again on Wednesday, and the forecast calls for more powerful storms on Thursday.  This growing season has been a complete […]

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How Dividends Affect Stock Prices – A Deeper Look

Dividends add value to a stock by offering investors a cash or stock payout simply for holding shares. Dividends are especially popular among long-term value investors since they provide a relatively stable income source, but they can also increase the value of stocks for day traders. Importantly, dividends are not free and can play an […]

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