Kelvin Wong

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Why The Next Financial Crisis Could Be Worse Than 2008

Last year the Federal Reserve celebrated its 100th birthday. Only two days before Christmas in 1913, deep into the night when many legislators had already left for the holidays, Congress passed the Federal Reserve Act, creating a “non-governmental” central bank – a bankers bank if you will – and …

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Ways To Invest Safely In A Jittery Market

The recent dramatic plunges in the U.S. stock market, after a year when the Dow rose 27%, show just how impossible it is to time the market short-term. The same is true for investing in markets of other countries, too.<p>This is why, about 12 years ago, I developed a process and a tool for investors …

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Exploring the best of Croatia's islands

Croatia’s coast is speckled with dozens of magnificent islands that range from tiny, verdant and unpopulated to massive, arid and sporting ancient towns and villages. One of the chief delights on any visit to Croatia is hopping between the islands on the numerous ferries, catamarans and taxi boats, …

Dow still headed for 18,000 so get into stocks now

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, stay bullish, advises the “Wizard of Wharton,” finance professor Jeremy Siegel, author of the perennial …

Public to be offered Lloyds shares as early as March

The government could authorise a first sale of Lloyds Banking Group shares to the general public as early as next month<p>The public could be offered the chance to buy shares in Lloyds Banking Group as early as next month after the taxpayer-backed lender said it was in the advanced stages of preparing …

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Emerging markets spook investors

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The Cities With The Best And Worst Unemployment Rates

Which U.S. city has the lowest unemployment rate? According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, it’s Bismarck, North Dakota.<p>The BLS collects seasonally adjusted civilian labor force and unemployment data for 372 U.S. metropolitan areas with a population of 25,000 or more, on a monthly basis. The …

3 Surprising Benefits To Staying In A Job You Hate

A job is something you have to do, not something you have to love. At least, that’s what my dad taught me growing up.<p>I don’t believe it for a second (he also taught me to be an independent thinker), but the truth is that while loving your job is something we all strive for, only a few of us really …

Analysis - BP back in favour despite spill legacy, Russia doubts | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - If you had spent 10 pounds on BP (BP.L) shares on April 19, 2010, you would have just nine pounds now, including dividends. A poor investment, however you cut it, but also a remarkable recovery.<p>BP logo is seen at a fuel station of British oil company BP in St. Petersburg, October …