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Are we turning Japanese?

After the Great Crisis and Recession of 2008 there were a lot of economic and market commentators arguing that the [...]

Liv-ex 100 – does it reflect the market?

Liv-ex comes from London International Vintners Exchange, and it was established in 1999. The exchange offers a secure marketplace for [...]

Apple Tops List of World’s Most Valuable Brands

By Douglas A. McIntyre February 18, 2014 6:18 am EDT Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) sat atop a new list of the [...]

When Homeowners Are Better Off Than Renters

Homebuying has earned a bad rap in recent years: The subprime mortgage crisis and ensuing economic meltdown left many homeowners [...]

Chinese gold demand may rise 20% by 2017: industry body

London (AFP) – China’s annual demand for gold could jump around 20 percent by 2017 as more of its increasingly [...]

Real-Estate Crowdfunding Finds Its Footing

By Andrew Blackman, WSJ, Sites Offer Small Shares in Commercial Properties Before last year, Ed Medley had never invested in [...]

The Alchemist’s Dream: Make Anything

  Chris Anderson “Tea. Earl Grey. Hot.” When Capt. Jean-Luc Picard wants a steaming beverage in his ready room aboard [...]

What makes Well-Planned Forestry Investment Work?

The stock market is an avenue for making money but the unfortunate part is that it is erratic in its [...]

The Ride-Sharing, Handbag-Borrowing Productivity Revival

By Aki Ito and Jeff Kearns Rayshauna Gray makes frequent trips around New England from her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts. [...]

Direct Lending Takes Off in Europe

By Noémie Bisserbe in Paris and Jeannette Neumann in Madrid, WSJ,   U.S. investment firms are peddling loans to small [...]

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