How We Paid Cash for Our First Home

When my husband and I got married nine years ago, we had an audacious dream of paying cash for our first home. At that time, it was very much a far-off dream —

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A Hundred Billion Reasons to Invest in Robotics Technology

NASA plans to use these robots to help construct a new generation of space-science platforms that are so large and fragile they’ll have to be built in orbit.

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Dollar’s Influence on Gold

In our previous essays, we emphasized that the long- and short-term trends for gold are up. In today’s article, we will feature the current situation in the USD and Euro Indices and in the general stock market.

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America After Dark: Desperate Meth Heads, Rampant Human Trafficking And Millions Of Criminal Predators Searching For A New Victim

When the sun goes down every night, America becomes a very frightening place.  There are communities all over the country where drug dealing, human trafficking and gang violence have gotten so out of control that authorities don’t really know what to do about it.

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How To Grow Growth Capital

Private equity might be the thing that your business needs, even though it seems to be falling out of fashion.

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The Reason You Need To Unplug For A Day

All of us are nearly addicted to technology. How long do you think you could unplug from your phone, iPod, iPad, iEverything for? Read on to see how doing this could be the best thing for you (and your business!)

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After a strong rally, where is the stock market headed next?

The US stock markets closed near six-month highs on Friday, extending gains for a third week.  Since 2012 kicked off the Dow Jones Industrial Average is +4.1%, the S&P 500 is +4.6%, and the NASDAQ is +7.1%.  This is the most the markets have moved up during the first few weeks of January since 1987.  So will this rally continue? Bullish investors point to three main reasons as to why it will: 1) Continued improvement in Europe The European Central […]

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Todays Big Stock: Vistaprint N.V. (VPRT)

Vistaprint N.V. is an online provider of coordinated portfolios of customized marketing products and services to micro businesses worldwide. Vistaprint offers a spectrum of complementary products and services ranging from business cards, brochures and post cards to customized apparel, invitations and announcements, holiday cards, calendars, direct mail services, promotional gifts, signage, Website design and hosting services and e-mail marketing services. Its Internet-based order processing systems receive and store tens of thousands of individual orders on a daily basis and, using […]

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The Global Elite Are Hiding 18 Trillion Dollars In Offshore Banks

In recent days, the fact that Mitt Romney has millions of dollars parked down in the Cayman Islands has made headlines all over the world.  But when it comes to offshore banking, what Mitt Romney is doing is small potatoes.  The truth is that the global elite are hiding an almost unbelievable amount of money in offshore banks.  According to shocking research done by the IMF, the global elite are holding a total of 18 trillion dollars in offshore banks.  […]

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In China’s year of the dragon, coal is king

Chinese New Year is fast approaching. As China gets ready to enter the year of the dragon, commodities prices could use some of the luck generally associated with that particular entry in the Chinese Zodiac. Daniel Kang, head of metals and mining, Asia Pacific equities research with JPMorgan, does not see that happening until the latter half of the year when headwinds, internal and external, begin to subside. “The sector has rallied into 2012 driven by China’s clear shift toward […]

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