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  • China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    China sees Britain as next big investment hub
    One of the interesting dichotomies of a global economy is that quite often, one sector, region, or nation will be in recession or decline while other economies are in a growth phase. And during these times, the potential for investing in, or...
  • The economic fallacies of Black Friday: 2014 Edition
    The economic fallacies of Black Friday: 2014 Edition
    Today, shoppers across America will participate in the largest shopping day of the year: Black Friday. The National Retail Federation is estimating that 140.1 million customers will be shopping on Black Friday weekend, down from the 2013 estimate...
  • Creston business corridor
    Developers hope to remake Creston Corridor
    616 Development announced Wednesday plans to build a $6 million mixed-use project including apartments and retail space. Scheduled for demolition to make room for the additional market rate housing is The Break Room, a closed pool hall.For Sun...
  •  Single Family Home
    A Look at Canadian Real Estate with Marnie Bennett
    Searching for the home of your dreams or an investment property can be stressful. But working with a top realtor such as Marnie Bennett, founder of Bennett Property Shop Realty, Brokerage,makes a big difference.A caring attitude towards clients,...
  • To Be Real - A Devotion
    To Be Real - A Devotion
    Matthew 16:15-19 (NKJV)He said to them, “But who do you say that I am?” Simon Peter answered and said, “You are the Christ, the Son of the living God.” Jesus answered and said to him, “Blessed are you, Simon Bar-Jonah...
  • Retirement on the horizon
    Retirement income – get the assurance of knowing you have enough
    Retirement on the horizon? Congratulations -- you have a lot to look forward to. Today’s retirees are generally healthier, living longer and more active and engaged with everything their new life has to offer. But all of that good news can...
  • Are fickle Canadian investors hurting the startup economy in Canada?
    Are Canadian VC’s and Investors Failing Canadian Startups?
    By Paul Fitzgerald - Are fickle Canadian investors hurting the startup economy in Canada?According to the latest Money Tree Report, startups in Southern California alone raised $761.12M in capital during Q2 this year and American startups accrued ...
  • Solar
    Cleantech as a VC investment category is being reinvented
    Worldwide clean energy investment in 2013 decreased 20% year-by-year to $212 billion. Several reports have indicated that investments in renewable energy and energy technologies fell 11% in 2013, after a decline of 10% in 2012. (See Bloomberg New...
  • Forex Scams
    A few facts about Forex scams and ways to avoid them
    Though Forex is an exciting business proposition a budding trader should be aware of the scams that run rampant here. It is believed that the spot forex business deals with more than $1 trillion dollars every day.With the futures contracts and...
  • A gentlemen's agreement on economic policy
    Don't let the past constrict the future
    Is America a shining beacon of democracy and prosperity? Or have its days of greatness already passed? If the latter, can they be restored once again?These conflicting visions of our nation's future pervaded economist and Urban Institute...
  • Alternative investment options
    Alternative investment options
    As Wall Street becomes more and more confusing, a lot of investors have looked at alternative investments. Alternative investments are considered to be any type of investment that is not traded on a well-known public exchange. In addition to using...
  • Enter Cleantech Open by May 1
    May 1 deadline to enter the CleanTech Open Accelerator
    Entrepreneurs with brilliant cleantech businesses from around the world have a short window until end of day, May1, to apply to The Cleantech Open,an accelerator with over 30 regional hubs in 6 countries.The success rate for startupsin the The...
  • Spend it Save it Pay it off
    Spend it, save it, pay it off – the best uses for your tax refund
    It’s usually better not to get a tax refund but if you are getting one the key question is what you should do with your refund. You could simply spend it but there are other alternatives with longer term benefits for your financial future:...
  • Overview of April Market
    Overview of April market
    The markets for April is approximately the same. The Dow Jones Industrial down 300 points and up 300 points; basically, it is trading flat for the month of April. Earnings session kicked in with mixed results. The resistance level for the DJIA is...
  • NYC
    New Yorkers are lured by international real estate
    While New York City properties will always be coveted by investors, New Yorkers are currently investing in the booming international real estate market. Despite the rumored real estate bubble and lending restrictions, international investors are...