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Gold prices under pressure as US economy shows strength

Last week, the entire commodity complex was hit hard after the Fed’s comments dashed hopes of interest rate cuts in the coming months which boosted the dollar to higher levels. Precious Metals closed this week in the red with Gold prices falling 1 percent and Silver prices ended with 2.3 percent losses. Base metals complex tracking global cues too ended ... Read More »

Extent of fall in stock prices shows a rebound could be in the offing

MUMBAI: The stock market selloff may be overdone if the extent of shares that have fallen below a key technical indicator is anything to go by. In the past, the market has rebounded whenever 400 stocks or 80 per cent of the BSE-500 index fell below the 200-day moving average (DMA) — a trend indicator. After the drop in the ... Read More »

Who Knew? A Small Business Powers Big Shows Like “The Voice”

The team at Telescope.tv might be small in size, but the interactive experiences they deliver are globally scalable. As a social and video solutions specialist for Fortune 500 brands such as CNN, FOX News, the NBA, Vans, Twitter and Facebook, Telescope has a client list any small business would envy — including all the case studies to underscore their hard-earned ... Read More »

Iranian Uber Shows How Businesses Can Overcome Obstacles

While Uber has been making a huge mark in the U.S. and other markets around the world, the ride sharing service has been unable to operate in Iran due to U.S. sanctions. But that’s created an opportunity in the country for local startups to fill that need. Snapp is one app offering an Uber-like service specifically for Iranian passengers. Launched ... Read More »

One chart that shows the weird, vexing mystery of this economy

As the stock market pushes toward fresh records, the biggest debate on Wall Street going on right now is whether to believe the “soft” data or the “hard” data about the economy. The soft data is reflecting confidence in President Trump’s economic policy and goosing the stock market, while the hard data, things like actual sales, is struggling. Here is ... Read More »

TTIP trade talks: Greenpeace leak ‘shows risks of EU-US deal’

EU standards on the environment and public health risk being undermined by compromises with the US, Greenpeace has warned, citing leaked documents. The environmental group obtained 248 pages of classified documents from the TTIP trade talks, aimed at clinching a far-reaching EU-US free trade deal. Secrecy surrounding the talks has fuelled fears that US corporations may erode Europe’s consumer protections. ... Read More »

The map that shows which companies are worth more than the stock markets of entire countries

Netflix is worth around $40 billion, McDonald’s is worth $109 billion and Google and Amazon combined are worth $747 biliion. You may already know that these companies are worth billions, but it can be hard to give context to such big sums. But Bank of America Merrill Lynch has come up with a solution to illustrate exactly what the value ... Read More »