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Crashing commodities are scalping the world's biggest iron producer

Vale, the Brazilian mining company, is having an absolutely crazy year, and its third quarter results are a testament to that.<p>It's the world's largest single producer of iron ore, and just reported a massive loss of $2.12 billion (£1.37 billion) for Q3. That's a pretty big fall.<p>It's even bigger …

Buy Gold, Get Cash: Expert Says Government Taking Over Market, Recession Ahead

Harry S. Dent appeared on Fox Business recently to warn America that lean financial times are ahead yet again.<p>“We’re going to be in a recession …

Why Gold Is Surging: BofA Says To Expect A "Massive Policy Shift In 2016"

While US equity futures have gone nowhere overnight, which is surprising considering (the incorrect) interpretation that by boosting overall …

Wall Street

China Pumps & Europe Dumps As Gold Stalls At Key Technical Level

<b>Gold had a busy night</b> as China's significantly weaker Yuan 'Fix' sent the precious metal higher top test the 200-day moving average and Europe's open …

Stock Markets

Emerging markets see Android pushing further ahead in app downloads, but iOS increases revenue lead

The latest data from App Annie shows that Android has pushed further ahead in the number of apps downloaded worldwide, but iOS has increased its lead in app revenue.<p>Downloads in India and Southeast Asia in particular saw Android opening up its download lead from 85% in Q2 to 90% in Q3 2015, but …

Apps

This is the new reality in emerging markets

For years, emerging markets spoiled global businesses. They behaved relatively predictably and provided dynamite, double-digit growth. “The last 10 …

Emerging Markets

HSBC: The 'toxic mix' of low growth and high debt has spread to the developing world

It's referred to as a "toxic mix" by the authors of a new HSBC note. A team led by Murat Ulgen, HSBC's global head of emerging-market research, says the developing world is exhibiting the same worrying blend.<p>The easy growth in the emerging world is behind us, according to the note:<p>It is clear that …

The world will come crashing down (again): Inside the global debt crisis that America is about to import

Trillions of dollars of investment in emerging markets has been fueled by cheap credit — and the bill’s coming due<p>Even as tens of millions of Americans continue to still struggle to recover from the Great Recession, there are signs that the roller coaster global economy is about to take us on …

We Are Witnessing A Historic Turn In The Gold And Silver Markets

<b>With gold and silver remaining firm even as the crude oil market weakened, today King World News is featuring a powerful interview with one of the</b> …

The Keshe Foundation: Free Energy for World Peace. Is Our Collective Wish to be Free From Big Oil Actually Happening?

The Keshe Foundation has been promising some type of free energy prototype since at least 2013, and now it looks like they are about to deliver in an …

Natural Gas Will Dictate Oil Prices, Not Iranian Sanctions or OPEC

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The discussion about Iranian oil on or off the market is a sideshow compared to the platonic shifting in the energy space. …

Vladimir Putin’s real target: The world’s oil supply

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>It’s the oil, stupid.<p>That’s what Russian President Vladimir Putin is really up to in Syria.<p>In the early 1970s, President Richard …

Middle East

Institutions should hold 5-10 percent in gold: Elliott's Singer | Reuters

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Every institutional portfolio should be 5-10 percent invested in gold to protect against zero interest rates that are degrading the value of paper currency, Elliott Management Chief Executive Paul Singer said on Wednesday.<p>Gold was the one tradable asset that has been “treated …

Economics

Trader who called the gold breakdown now sees this

Suddenly, gold is shining.<p>The precious metal has rallied more than 9 percent from its July low as Fed uncertainty has investors flocking to the …

Stock Markets

Gold Daily and Silver Weekly Charts - Paper Bullion Marketplace Fading Away- <i>Pet Rocks</i

Gold and silver both had nice rallies today as they moved even deeper in the overhead resistance of the long bear market.<p>I have updated the gold …

Stock Markets

Most stock market gains are made when you’re asleep

If you’re a day trader, you might know how to time stock trades. But what about timing the broader market?<p>Bespoke Investment Group released a report …

The stock market is doing exactly what it always does

The last couple of days have been relatively quiet, but they come after a bout of dramatic and capricious swings in August and September.<p>Most notably, we saw one of the worst weeks for stocks in four years in mid-August when the Down fell 500 points, and all the major indices dropped by at least 3%.<p>…

VIX Charts Show How Unsettled the U.S. Stock Market Still Is

Even after the best weekly rally of 2015, the U.S. stock market is a place fraught with peril.<p>Lingering anxiety is visible in various measures of …

Consumer Reports Finds How Fuel Economy And Performance Drops When VW Diesels Stop Cheating

How much acceleration and how many MPGs would Volkswagen’s cars really lose without their infamous cheat code? The vehicle-testing gurus at <i>Consumer</i> …

40 Bedroom Colors That Will Make You Wake Up Happier

Because beige is no way to start the day.<p>These take-notice bedroom color ideas are total mood boosters. Once you've gotten all the inspiration you can here, check out our most stylish bedroom ideas.

Kitchen Appliance Reviews | Best Kitchen Appliances for 2018

Just about everyone has a spice rack. Spices bring our food to life, adding some...<p>May 15, 2018<p>We’ve all been there. You’ve had a hard day at work …

Kitchens

Business Simplification in Human Resources: New Tools for Managing Today’s Workforce

Human resources departments manage a company’s most precious resource — employees — yet many still use outdated systems that introduce …

Human Resources

Dubai set to become the smartest city in the world - Business Intelligence Middle East - bi-me.com - News, analysis, reports

UAE. 5th Smart Grids and Smart Meters Summit, being held between 28-29 October 2015 at the Madinat Jumeirah in Dubai, is a unique conference-led …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

What is a smart city? Every region of the world is experiencing rapid urbanisation. Right now, more than 50 % of the world’s population lives in urban areas. By 2040, that number will grow to nearly 75 %. That’s more than 6.5 billion people. Some areas will experience more intense urbanisation than others, with India […]

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10 steps to building a smart city

<b>1. Work out what problems need fixing</b><p>Too many smart city visions concentrate on big data and the internet of things when there are more fundamental problems, says Tom Saunders, a senior researcher at Nesta. Take Jakarta and Beijing: “They are both currently exploring data dashboards and citywide …

Smart Cities

Coming Soon to America: One Fare Card for All Transit

It’s working in other parts of the world, so what’s the holdup in the U.S.?<p>By and large, the way Americans book and pay for city transportation has worked the same way for decades.<p>The process of buying a physical ticket to access public transit comes to us from a distinctly pre-digital era, yet it …

Munich Wants To Build An Autobahn For Bikes

Germans could soon learn the joys of cruising on two wheels.<p>Germany might still be a car-obsessed country, but it’s starting to build an Autobahn for bikes. One new network of bike highways may soon show up in Munich, a city with heavy commuter traffic that’s now trying to convince fewer people to …

Community gardens and beyond: share your examples of 'urban commoning'

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>“Urban commoning” is now becoming popular, as people respond to the increasing privatisation of our cities with commonly owned and managed spaces, housing and services. These examples of urban commons focus on shared resources and responsibility as a way to make our …

Housing

MIT Puts Pedestrians at the Center of Urban Design

MIT Media Lab’s “Placelet” project will measure the quality of a space by tracking how people move through it.<p>Creating a lively public space isn’t as easy as building it and waiting for the crowds to come. There’s a lot that city planners have to consider: How much space is available? What’s the …

Understanding The Future Of Mobility

Jonathan Matus Contributor<p>Jonathan Matus is CEO of Zendrive.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Uber Ruling Is A Harbinger Of The Need For Employment Law Change<p>Stefan Heck Contributor<p>Stefan Heck is a consulting Professor at the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University and directs the Energy …