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Should Malcolm Turnbull earn more than Donald Trump? Prime Minister revealed to be one of the world's highest-paid politicians - earning 10 times the average Australian's salary

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is one of the highest-paid politicians in the world - earning almost 10 times the average Australian wage.<p>Mr …

What Moves Gold Prices? | Investopedia

The price of gold is moved by a combination of supply, demand, and investor behavior. That seems simple enough, yet the way those factors work …

Building your own gaming PC is incredibly rewarding -- here's what you'll need

The first thing you should think about is the processor (CPU).<p><i>Amazon/Intel/Business Insider</i><p>Why? Because it will dictate what motherboard you get, as …

Banks fear 'serious damage' to reputation from royal commission, Anna Bligh says

Australian Bankers’ Association head says banks need to better explain CEO pay but royal commission into sector not justified<p>Australia’s banks have nothing to hide from a royal commission but fear it would “seriously damage” their global reputation and hurt their customers, according to former …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Legend Says This Will Translate Into A $100 Spike In Gold Overnight

<b>John Ing</b><b>The $100 Overnight Gold Spike</b><b><br>Mr. Trump blames the Fed for creating a “false stock market”, believing that the low interest rate policies</b> …

World's largest yacht has cool stuff you won't believe

Imagine how jealous the other billionaires will be when you pull up to the yacht club in this...<p>A Florida yacht dealer has plans to build a 656-foot "gigayacht" that would be the world's largest private pleasure craft.<p>The Double Century, as the vessel is known, is a monstrosity of luxury.<p>It has all …

'Star Trek' fan builds company headquarters in shape of USS Enterprise

If you long to work on the Starship Enterprise, send your resume to NetDragon Websoft.<p>The online game developer run by an avid "Star Trek" fan has built its headquarters in China in the shape of the legendary spaceship that Captain Kirk used to "boldly go where no man has gone before."<p>NetDragon was …

Meet the Women Who Guard China’s Millionaires

Valued as secret weapons, female bodyguards are regarded as innocuous protectors who can disguise themselves as assistants or dance partners.<p><i>Watch our documentary about China's female bodyguards here.</i><p>Wearing a form-fitting black leather jacket with studded shoulders, leather pants, and …

From Rothschild To Koch Industries: Meet The People Who "Fix" The Price Of Gold

Earlier today many were stunned when the historic, 117-year old, London Silver Fix announced that in three months it would no longer exist. However, …

Buy this town for $1.5 million

China, gold prices & US default threats

Since August 1971, when US President Richard Nixon unilaterally tore up the Bretton Woods Treaty of 1944 and told the world that the Federal Reserve</i> …