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Food for Thought. Thoughtful debate and insightful observations/ commentary on actions/events in financial markets, investments, societies, and governments around the world that impact our lives. Also Oxstone Team’s Global Investment Commentary and Best Investment Ideas.

China’s hottest news app Jinri Toutiao announces new CEO

You may not have heard of ByteDance,  but you probably know its red-hot video app TikTok, which gobbled up Musical.ly in August. The Beijing-based […]

20 Countries Where You Can Retire Comfortably on $150K

20. Croatia With more than 1,000 islands to explore off its shores, seaside towns, mountain getaways and a simple, peaceful […]

With moon mining, space tourism and colonization on the horizon, Star Trek is only years away

“Where we are at the beginning of this century is where Star Trek begins,” says Alan Stern, the NASA researcher […]

Vancouver: The city that had too much money

Vancouver was the first place to experience the tidal wave of Chinese cash. Now the city is leading efforts to […]

Americans think 61 is the ideal age to retire—here’s what money experts say

Americans think the ideal age to retire is 61. Unfortunately, according to a recent survey from financial website Bankrate, which polled 10 certified financial […]

These places will pay you to live there, but there’s a catch

These places will pay you to live there — but there’s a catch The city of Ollolai, Italy, is currently […]

The ancient earthquake detector that puzzled modern historians

Modern seismographs are extremely sensitive pieces of equipment. By recording the slightest movements of laser light or magnets, these devices […]

A Marine Corps veteran who teaches people to be mentally strong says the biggest killer of success is a daily choice people make

A surefire way to sabotage your success is to act inconsistently. That’s according to Marine Corps veteran and mental toughness coach Andrew […]

Wall Street loves these 3 letters: The rest of us should be wary

A financial assembly line that went haywire a decade ago and contributed to an economic crisis is gearing up again […]

The one skill that’s most connected to being wealthy

Race, age, ethnicity and height have all been shown to affect a person’s income, but want to know which factor […]

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