Gary Sumner

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10 Countries That Are Losing A Fortune On The Collapse In Gold

For central banks that bought up 534.6 metric tons of gold last year this hasn't been a good time. Gold is well off its 52-week high of $1,804.<p>Global gold holdings totaled 31,793.9 tonnes as of June 2013, according to the latest report from the World Gold Council. This is up from 31,735.4 in</i> …

The Beginner’s Guide to Glamping

Glamping is pretty much exactly what it sounds like. A portmanteau of "glamorous" and "camping," glamping brings the comfort of a hotel into the …

Twitter's flattery of ad creatives has bottom-line agenda

The Vine is pretty clever. It shows, in six rapid seconds, how to quickly and easily put up a simple bookshelf.<p>Done in the stop-motion technique that has been the hallmark of most of the best Vines to surface so far, the video is an ad for Lowe's home improvement stores, and is part of a series …

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The New 'Hobbit' Trailer Is Long on Orlando Bloom and Short on Dragon

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In case the first one wasn't long enough for you, the second installment of Peter Jackson's …

New York City pitches $20 billion plan to prep for climate change

The plan would include flood walls, among other things<p>A proposal in New York City would set aside $20 billion to prepare the city for the effects of climate change, including building floodwalls and other storm barriers to protect the city.<p>Reuters reports:<p>The sweeping plan includes 250 …

Walgreens to pay $80 million for oxycodone violations

Walgreens has been handed the largest fine in the history of the U.S. Controlled Substances Act<p>Walgreens, the nation's largest drugstore chain, will pay $80 million in fines to end a DEA probe into allegations it allowed millions of controlled substances, including the highly addictive painkiller …

Apple announces iOS 7, 'biggest change' since the introduction of the iPhone, coming this fall

Apple has officially taken the wraps off of iOS 7 at its Worldwide Developer Conference today. iOS 7 is the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system that debuted back in 2007 on the original iPhone. According to Apple CEO Tim Cook, iOS 7 is the biggest change to the platform since the …

Lululemon Stock (LULU) Plummets After CEO Announces Departure, Workout Pants Recall Hits Profit

Lululemon stock [NASDAQ: LULU] plummeted this morning after the apparel company's announcement that CEO Christine Day will step down when a successor …

Advertising Jobs Lead List of Careers, Offering Best Return on Investment

A new Bankrate study that estimates how long it would take to repay student loans according to career choice should help parents and students looking …

Google confirms it is acquiring Waze to add real-time social data to its maps

After widespread rumors that the two were close to a deal, Google (s goog) has confirmed on its official blog that it is acquiring Waze, a real-time …