Posts tagged investing

Investor focus on Greece

  For the week ending June 19, 2015, the markets rallied on the FOMC meeting announcement and Fed Chairperson Janet Yellen’s quarterly press conference, only to pull back partially on Friday over the Greek debt crisis. The Dow ended the week up 0.65 percent and the S&P 500 up 0.76 percent. In other news: the Fed kept its fed funds rate unchanged, while reiterating that…

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Can Energy cities replace oil-producing

  The United Nations Conference on Climate Change scheduled to be held in Paris in December 2015 will aim to reach a new agreement between the States involved in the negotiation process in order to limit greenhouse gases emissions and the rise in temperatures. Beyond the sole environmental concern, the conclusion of this agreement is underpinned by the energy transition issue, which arises with ever…

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Will Time Heal What Ails Digital Advertising?

  Since the advent of digital advertising the challenge for publishers has been how to be profitable when trading print ad dollars for digital dimes. Most publishers have approached the challenge with the mindset of quantity of quality. Web pages have been plastered with ads to capture more impressions with each pageview with the hope that the volume would solve the revenue problem.   With…

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Karatbars: Where contrary to Warren Buffett, you can earn a return buying gold

  Back in 1998, billionaire investor Warren Buffett gave a speech at Harvard University where he unashamedly stated his disapproval with owning physical gold, citing its lack of a dividend or return as the premise for his beliefs. This doctrine was also passed onto to his longtime partner Charlie Munger who stated in more recent times that gold is only good for Jews trying to…

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