Doris Heng

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What Yellen And Other U.S. Officials Have Said About Greece and the Global Economy

By<p>Ben Leubsdorf<p>Ben Leubsdorf<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@BenLeubsdorf<p>ben.leubsdorf@wsj.com<p>The fast-developing situation in Greece and the eurozone could spark volatility in financial markets and the global economy. The Federal Reserve, among others, is watching for fallout from overseas that …

Economy

EU tries to look beyond Greece to deepen China ties | Reuters

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will briefly put aside worries about Greece to broaden its relations with China at a summit in Brussels on Monday, hoping for Chinese investment in Europe’s new infrastructure fund and support for a global climate deal.<p>Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (front C), …

Chinese Stock Prices May Be Crazy, But The Economy Will Keep On Truckin', Says Top China Watcher

With the Shanghai index down nearly 20 percent from vertiginous heights reached in mid-May, a lot of people are wondering what next – and not a few are suggesting the Chinese economy is headed off a cliff. Pat Choate begs to differ. “The connection between Chinese stocks and the real economy is …

BOJ not considering emergency fund injection over Greece yet-sources | Reuters

TOKYO, June 29 (Reuters) - Developments in the Greek debt crisis and the Asian financial market reaction so far have yet to alarm the Bank of Japan enough to consider offering emergency liquidity, officials familiar with its thinking say.<p>If the deepening crisis triggers global market turmoil and …

The next big bubble: Bonds, startups, China?

Blowing bubbles can be fun, but even kids know they pop eventually. Do investors realize this too?<p>Instead of oxygen, asset bubbles grow because of easy money and unreasonable investor expectations.<p>For the past seven years, investors have been living in an era of extremely low interest rates. …

Stock Markets

Gas nearly under $3 for 1st time in 4 years: Why, what it means, and how it compares to milk

The sight is so surprising that Americans are sharing photos of it, along with all those cute Halloween costumes, sweeping vistas and special meals: The gas station sign, with a price under $3 a gallon.<p>"It's stunning what's happening here," says Tom Kloza, chief oil analyst at the Oil Price …

8 Tech Stocks that Could Perform Magic

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic," British author and futurist Sir Arthur Clarke once observed. If that's the …

Investing

7 Reasons Why Your Retirement Calculation Could Be Wrong

One of the most important things we stress to employees is the importance of running a retirement calculator to see whether they’re on track to retire comfortably. After all, seeing the numbers and how much of an impact additional savings can make is one of the biggest motivators for many people to …

Too much of your retirement money in stocks?

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>Recently, I was alarmed by new data showing how people in their 50s and 60s are investing …

Retirement

LinkedIn and Evernote partner to make business cards useful again

Fact: everyone likes doing business with the guy who remembers them. With that in mind, LinkedIn and Evernote just announced a new partnership to bring the Rolodex into the 21st century, and it all starts with a photo of a standard business card. Evernote will instantly digitize it and bring in any …

10 Steps to Fix Your Money Problems

If you are in a bad financial situation, and here are 10 things that could help you toward recovery. These steps will put you back on track, but the …

GOLDMAN: Here's Why Gold Prices Will Fall 20% Within 12 Months

However, the yellow metal has rallied by around 10% since the beginning of the year.<p>Nevertheless, most Wall Street commodities analysts remain firmly bearish.<p>In a new note to clients, Goldman Sachs analysts reiterate their prediction that gold will fall to $1,050/oz within 12 months. Here's their …

Wi-Fi enabled taxis to be flagged up to passengers

Londoners will now be able to identify which black cabs offer free Wi-Fi to passengers via a new TfL approved sticker.<p>The symbol will be rolled out to a network of 300 London taxis.<p>A recent survery by communications agency Ubiquitous found three quarters (75 per cent) of London taxi passengers …

YouTube opens up live streaming to anyone with 100 or more subscribers

YouTube is opening up its live streaming service to anyone with 100 or more subscribers, putting smaller, independent creators on the same footing as larger productions. The announcement comes less than three months after YouTube lowered the bar on live streaming to channels with 1,000 or more …

St. Louis: A Model For Aspiring Tech Hubs

Only a few U.S. cities can claim to be technology meccas. Silicon Valley, Boston, Seattle, and — recently — New York City are responsible for the lion’s share of successful tech startups in the U.S., but they can no longer stake a sole claim. New tech hubs, like St. Louis, are emerging. St. Louis’ …

Nexus 7 finds Apple napping

Google has beat Apple at its own Retina-display-thumping game. Meet the Nexus 7, the eye-popping 323-pixels-per-inch wonder.<p>It is, in a way, the (rumored) iPad Mini Retina wrapped in Android 4.3.<p>Here's the deal: If you can find most of the apps you need on Google's Play Store and would like a small …

Nexus 7