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49 best gadgets of 2017

49 best gadgets of 2017<p>It is a truth universally acknowledged, now, that you’re only as slick as the gear you own. And said gear has been getting …

Gear & Gadgets

'Zelda: Breath of the Wild' Great Fairy Locations: How and where to upgrade your armor

A lot of things about <i>Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild</i> are different from previous games in the series. Whether it be how items can break or the …

Zelda: Breath of the Wild tips: How to kill Guardians, climb in the rain, and more

The new Zelda game is incredible, and it is also complicated. Breath of the Wild has interlocking systems that enable you to do some incredible things, but you may find yourself overwhelmed when you start. And I’m here to help.<p>Before we get into it, a piece of advice: Don’t sell the loot you …

Shazam

iPhone 6s Program for Unexpected Shutdown Issues

11 Reasons Yogyakarta Is The Most Adventurous City You Never Knew Existed

<b>Yogyakarta - Cultural Capital Of Indonesia</b><p>When thinking about a location for a getaway, what do we look for? A city with sights our eyes have never …

HSBC: Saudi Arabia faces 'stagnation and decay'

In the note titled "Saudi Arabia: Why the Kingdom can must be reformed" HSBC economists Simon Williams and Razan Nasser argue that "a protracted period of marked economic decline" will be unavoidable if the oil-rich Gulf state doesn't start moving towards<p>When the increasingly powerful Prince …

Economics

These 2 powerful charts show the problem the Fed faces

The Federal Reserve (Fed) faces a big challenge as it seeks to raise interest rates this year: The central bank already missed the "window of opportunity" for normalizing rates in a manner that doesn't hamper the recovery.<p>This is evident when you take a close look at two charts depicting …

Markets

15 Unique hotels in Bali that will show you its crazy creative side

<i>Written by Elsa Marie<br>Co-written by Ng Jia Yi, Antonia Fransiska</i><p>You may have stayed at budget hotels and call yourself a savyy backpacker. Or splurged …

George Soros says China looks 'eerily' like the US in the run up to the financial crisis

"Most of money that banks are supplying [in China] is needed to keep bad debts and loss-making enterprises alive," he said at a conference at the Asia Society in New York.<p>It's especially important that Soros said this right now. It seems China is trying to reflate a bubble, and Soros is warning …

As Market Rallies Back, Investors Turn Eyes to the Fed

Investors who have pushed the U.S. stock market higher over the past month will be taking their cues about the pace of future interest-rate hikes …

Another False Oil Price Rally: Crossing A Boundary

The oil-price rally that began in mid-February will almost certainly collapse.<p>It is similar to the false March-June 2015 rally. In both cases, prices increased largely because of sentiment. As in the earlier rally, current storage volumes are too large and demand is too weak to sustain higher …

Here's the Real Cause of the Commodities Crash -- and It's Not China

I regularly read Niels Jensen’s monthly letter, and this month’s edition is exceptional.<p>Longtime readers will know that he has been featured in my free newsletter, <i>Outside the Box</i>, several times over the years. Today, Niels challenges the widespread belief that the steep drop in commodity prices is …

China has promised to do the worst thing for the global economy

This is the last thing the global economy needs in the long term.<p>Consider it a painful can kicked down a rough road.<p>It means that the second-largest economy in the world and a key driver of global growth will continue to run the risk of a credit event in its banking system — an event China bears …

Economy

3 reasons why the gold rally is the real deal

Gold prices peaked at $1,900 per ounce in September 2011. It was the end of a spectacular, decade-long bull market, during which the precious metal's value increased a phenomenal 645 percent.<p>Since then, gold has struggled to regain momentum as an ever-climbing stock market has drawn more and more …

Stock Markets

Oil To Mid $40s By Next Week

Yesterday we talked about the dangerously weak price of oil. At this stage in the global economic recovery (or crisis, however you like to look at it), weak oil is like the bursting of the housing bubble. If it persists, we’re looking at a calamitous fall-out that will ultimately be worse than the …

Sexcations in Singapore: 8 Hotel Ideas For An Orgasmic Time

If you’ve already heard the sad fizzle of your romance-tionship with your other half, take heart. There are plenty of ways to get the fire started …

Economics Might Be Very Wrong About Growth

Has the world entered a period in which economies simply won’t grow at the rate they once did? Radical as the thought may seem, it might not be …

It's been another tumultuous session for China's stock market

Fresh from plunging 6.4% on Tuesday, it's been another tumultuous session for Chinese stocks on Wednesday.<p>After tumbling more than 4% midway through the session, taking its losses over the past two sessions to more than 10%, the benchmark Shanghai Composite rocketed higher in late trade, eventually …

Stock Markets

BLACKROCK: Get ready for a wave of bankruptcies across the global energy sector

Ian Forsyth/Getty Images<p>The head of the world's largest investment fund says markets should brace for a wave of bankruptcies across the global energy sector.<p>Larry Fink, CEO of Blackrock, suggests up to 400 firms many not survive the current oil market rout as falling revenues ensure many firms will …

Oil

HSBC prods customers to spend less and save more

The ‘nudge’ app will remind big spenders to rein in their outgoings, but the bank says it will be careful to avoid getting too bossy<p>Shopping addicts and big spenders could get a slap on the wrist from their bank if they sign up to HSBC’s new Nudge app.<p>The mobile gadget will track customers’ income …

3 Reasons To Invest In January's Bear Market

I left for Asia on January 4 — to lead a Babson College MBA course on startups in Hong Kong and Singapore – and returned on the 15th to a “bear market.”<p>Is this an opportunity to invest or a signal to get out before things get much worse? I think buying is a better bet.<p>Before getting into that, …

Wireless iPhone charging case is stacked with power

Best List: Wireless iPhone Charging System by Stacked<p>If there’s one thing I can never have enough of, it’s power for my iPhone. Even on normal, about-town sort of days, I’m always looking for ways to keep the battery topped off, in case I need it for something power-intensive later on. I carry …

Batteries

20 NEW Restaurants and Cafes to Try in December With BEAUTIFUL FOOD

<b>Let the festive feasting begin!</b><p>Oh December, the time of the year when bright lights and festive decorations are strewn across every building in …

11 ways to speed up your Mac

New MacBooks are very tempting, but upgrading a machine that can easily be salvaged makes no sense.<p>Here are some simple, free ways to speed up your Mac.

Apps

Are You Sure You Want to Be a Manager?

Renowned restaurateur Danny Meyer likes to tell newly promoted supervisors that they have just been given the “gift of fire.” As a boss they now have a new and potent power, but Meyer wants to ensure they understand the appropriate — and inappropriate — uses of this gift. Fire, Meyer explains, can …