Global Markets

New York Stock Exchange

Global Markets Overview – October 1, 2014

Global equities have just capped the worst quarter of trade since 2012. However, the US market has just logged its seventh consecutive quarterly gain. That is a concern for me.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Evan Lucas, IG Markets Strategist

Alibaba

Why No One Can Succeed Overnight: The Case for Tech Giants As Well

Is there really such a thing as overnight success? Is it real or is it just a myth? In extremely rare cases, overnight success may have happened but these occurrences are one in a million. It’s just like winning the lottery.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Precious Silva

An office worker is reflected in the window of the Australian Securities Exchange building displaying the ASX50 curve for Wednesday in central Sydney August 7, 2013. Australian shares skidded 1.3 percent on Wednesday, its biggest fall in five weeks, hit b

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 30, 2014

Over the course of Tuesday afternoon the ASX 200 slowly edged higher ending the day up 0.54 per cent at 5292.8 points. In doing so the market was able to make new highs for the session, although the improvements felt as though they were made on shifting sands.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Tom Piotrowski, CommSec Market Analyst

Office workers are reflected as they walk past the Australian Securities Exchange building in central Sydney April 8, 2011. Singapore Exchange Ltd has terminated its $8 billion bid for Australia's ASX Ltd after the Australian government formally rejected

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday September 30, 2014

The start to Tuesday's session on the ASX followed a familiar pattern of trade, in that sellers dominated once more. The initial plunge for the index saw a loss of 11 points at the low point of the morning. From the lowest ebb the market recovered to push back into positive territory, albeit rather briefly.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Tom Piotrowski, CommSec Market Analyst

File photo of Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing at Pearson International Airport in Toronto

Air Canada Adds New Internatinal Routes in 2015: Also Extends Services in Other Destinations

Air Canada will start offering the Toronto-Amsterdam route beginning June on 2015.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A customer purchases the newly released iPhone 6 in a mobile phone shop in Moscow September 26, 2014. Official sales of Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus started at midnight on Friday across major cities in Russia, according to local media.

#Bendgate Video Hits Almost 46 Million In 5 Days, But Impact On Apple’s Finances Minimal

Apple sold an impressive 10 million units of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus 24 hours after it was rolled out simultaneously in 10 countries on Sept 19. But the original #bendgate video that wiped out $23 billion from the value of the Cupertino-based tech giant got almost 46 million hits in 5 days as of Monday night.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

An office worker talks on his phone as he looks the stock board at the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) building in central Sydney June 15, 2012. Asian shares edged up on Friday, and the euro held most of the previous session's gains, as nervous inves

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon September 29, 2014

The second half of the trading session on Monday provided a little more cause for optimism compared to its earlier counterpart. Buyers finally found some resolve around lunchtime and the ASX 200 was able to recover a solid portion of the early losses. At the best levels of the session the market was down, The ASX200 ending the day down by 0.9 per cent at 5,264.2 points.

Monday, September 29, 2014 by Tom Piotrowski, CommSec Market Analyst

US

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a joint news conference

Australia Arrests Alleged Islamic State Financier in Melbourne: FBI Tip Off Led to Detailed Investigation

Greater vigil by the government will be a deterrent to terror but it should not look like a panic reaction.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

An elderly man takes part in a rally to commemorate International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

New Zealand Named 10th Best Country in the World for Senior Citizens

Australia ranked 13th with one out of three senior citizens living in poverty.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Reissa Su

U.S. President Barack Obama departs after delivering a statement from Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, during his vacation August 20, 2014. Obama on Wednesday condemned the Islamic State militants who beheaded an American journalist as "a cance

ISIS Becomes A Poll Issue In US Senate Race: Democrats Under Fire for Obama Regime's Leniency On Terror Groups

Obama's policy of neutrality has turned into a emotionally charged domestic issue of security for political rivals.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Explosion in Canada Damages Building, Five Injured

A Canada explosion injured five people on Sunday, Sept 28.

Monday, September 29, 2014 by Sounak Mukhopadhyay

15-year-old's 'Impressive' Letter Adds To Online Support For Emma Watson

While some right-wingers have threatened Emma, a recent letter from a 15-year-old has drawn applause.

Monday, September 29, 2014 by Revathi Siva Kumar

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner

US Intelligence Underestimated ‘Jihadist Nonsense’ in Middle East: Obama

Barack Obama said that the U.S. intelligence had underestimated the Islamic State.

Monday, September 29, 2014 by Sounak Mukhopadhyay

Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks during the opening session of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

Saudi Prince Receives Death Threats After Joining Airstrikes Against ISIS

Members of the radical ISIS have reportedly vowed to go after those who participated in Tuesday's airstrikes, among them was Prince Khaled bin Salman, son of Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Friday, September 26, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

World

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott speaks at a joint news conference

Australia Arrests Alleged Islamic State Financier in Melbourne: FBI Tip Off Led to Detailed Investigation

Greater vigil by the government will be a deterrent to terror but it should not look like a panic reaction.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

An elderly man takes part in a rally to commemorate International Workers' Day, or Labour Day, in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, May 1, 2014. REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko

New Zealand Named 10th Best Country in the World for Senior Citizens

Australia ranked 13th with one out of three senior citizens living in poverty.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Reissa Su

A Mother From Syria Is Crying With Her Child

Syria Calls for Big Fight Against ISIS: But Doubts Sincerity of Some Partners in The U.S. Coalition

Syria is the net gainer as it weakened the ant-Assad rebels by capitalising on the anxieties of the U.S and its allies..

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Britain's Prince William And His Wife Catherine, The Duchess Of Cambridge, Arrive With Their Son Prince George At Sydney Airport April 16, 2014.

Kate Middleton Pregnancy: Baby Bump To Debut In October In Royal Engagements

Fans will reportedly finally get a glimpse of the Duchess' baby bump when she resumes with her royal duties on October.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Tanya Diente

U.S. President Barack Obama departs after delivering a statement from Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, during his vacation August 20, 2014. Obama on Wednesday condemned the Islamic State militants who beheaded an American journalist as "a cance

ISIS Becomes A Poll Issue In US Senate Race: Democrats Under Fire for Obama Regime's Leniency On Terror Groups

Obama's policy of neutrality has turned into a emotionally charged domestic issue of security for political rivals.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

A pair of U.S. Air Force F-15E Strike Eagles fly over northern Iraq after conducting airstrikes in Syria

Local Syrians Have Mixed Reactions To US Airstrikes Against ISIS; Opposition 'Suspicious'

The opposition in Syria has grown suspicious of the real intentions of the U.S. in the country despite the ongoing airstrikes against the extremist group, ISIS.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Reissa Su

Putin Walks Past Obama At The G20 In St. Petersburg

Former Australian PM Julia Gillard Says Setting Economic Growth Target In G20 'Not Enough'

Ex-prime minister Julia Gillard said if given the chance, she would not only focus on setting economic targets in the G20 meeting in Brisbane but tackle structural reforms to boost growth.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Reissa Su

Economy

File photo of Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing at Pearson International Airport in Toronto

Air Canada Adds New Internatinal Routes in 2015: Also Extends Services in Other Destinations

Air Canada will start offering the Toronto-Amsterdam route beginning June on 2015.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

An Australian Institute Of Marine Science (AIMS) diver inspects large Porites coral on the Great Barrier Reef, in this handout photo released to Reuters on February 10, 2011.

Australia’s Scientific Investments At 30-Year Decline, Country Risks Falling Behind Future Technology

Australia's scientific investments have reached a 30-year low. Experts fear the country will fall behind other nations in terms of R&D capabilities in the future.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Reissa Su

A gamer plays "Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare" on an Xbox One console during the Xbox Play Day 2014, before the Gamescom 2014 fair in Cologne August 12, 2014. The Gamescom convention, Europe's largest video games trade fair, is opened to th

Washington Think Tank Hires ‘Call Of Duty’ Creator To Help Aid Against Future US Terror Attacks

A video game creator has been tapped to help the U.S. government map strategies on how to combat future terror threats and attacks.

Monday, September 29, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

New Zealand Dollar

New Zealand Economy Benefits From Australia's Big Investments; Kiwi Down After RNBZ Comments

Australia continues to be New Zealand's leading investor with assets worth $115 billion. The New Zealand dollar has fallen to a new low after the central bank expressed its concerns of a possible intervention.

Friday, September 26, 2014 by Reissa Su

Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks during the opening session of the Gulf Cooperation Council in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, May 14, 2014. REUTERS/Mandel Ngan/Pool

Saudi Prince Receives Death Threats After Joining Airstrikes Against ISIS

Members of the radical ISIS have reportedly vowed to go after those who participated in Tuesday's airstrikes, among them was Prince Khaled bin Salman, son of Saudi Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.

Friday, September 26, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Pope Francis leaves after leading the Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Fabio Fabene (not pictured) at Saint Peter's Basilica at the Vatican May 30, 2014. REUTERS/Giampiero Sposito

Pope Francis Kicks Out Paraguay Bishop From Post For Sheltering Paedophile Priest

A Paraguay bishop accused of shielding a paedophile priest has been sacked by the Vatican.

Friday, September 26, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Ex Oriente Lux CEO Thomas Geissler holds a gold bar after unveiling the first gold-plated ATM (automated teller machine) in Europe, at a Madrid's luxury hotel September 23, 2010. The machine, which features cutting-edge technology, dispenses 1g, 5g a

Gold-Dispensing ATM Launched in Singapore

Asia now has a gold-dispensing automated teller machine, and it is located in Singapore. The two ATMs are in Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa.

Thursday, September 25, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Companies

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe

Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

The Microsoft logo is seen in the northern German town of Hanover

Microsoft To Have Its Own Retail Outlet in Manhattan

Microsoft to have a full sized retail store that will sell all Microsoft products and third party software’s in Manhattan.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Merlyn D'costa

Alibaba

Why No One Can Succeed Overnight: The Case for Tech Giants As Well

Is there really such a thing as overnight success? Is it real or is it just a myth? In extremely rare cases, overnight success may have happened but these occurrences are one in a million. It’s just like winning the lottery.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Precious Silva

File photo of Air Canada's Boeing 787 Dreamliner landing at Pearson International Airport in Toronto

Air Canada Adds New Internatinal Routes in 2015: Also Extends Services in Other Destinations

Air Canada will start offering the Toronto-Amsterdam route beginning June on 2015.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Ello Pegged As The Anti-Facebook Social Network

A new anti-Facebook social network is making a buzz online -- Ello.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Athena Yenko

Protesters take pictures with their mobile phones as they block the main street to the financial Central district, outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong September 29, 2014. Hong Kong democracy protesters defied volleys of tear gas and police ba

Hong Kong Protests Cause Closure Of Banks & Instagram Outages In China

Pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong caused the closure on Monday of Standard Chartered and other banks in the administrative region. It were not just over-the-counter services that were closed, even ATMS and cash deposit machines in some areas were also affected.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

baker sells bread during the Mistura gastronomic fair in Lima, September 5, 2014. The fair seeks to promote Peruvian cuisine by showcasing food and products from all over the country. Exponents of Peruvian cuisine and foreign chefs are also participating

Federal Court Orders Coles To Hang Signs For 3 Months That It Passed Off Par-Baked Bread As Fresh From The Oven

Australian supermarket giant Coles is figuratively eating humble bread after the federal court ordered it on Monday to place signs for three months that it passed off par-baked bread as freshly baked. In other words, Coles is forced to admit that it used false advertising and was cheating consumers.

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

Tech

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone At The Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 Event Ahead Of The IFA Electronics Show In Berlin

Samsung Aware Of Gap Issue On Galaxy Note 4, Mentions It As Important Manufacturing Feature In Note 4 User Manual

There is a gap between the display and the metal covering. Samsung claims it is an important manufacturing feature and does not hamper the functionality of the device.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Anvinraj Valiyathara Sivanandan

Nexus 6

Motorola Shamu Confirmed as Nexus 6 on Release Date with Redesigned UI & Enhanced Screen Animation

Google and Motorola are not working on a device called Nexus X but there is indeed a Nexus 6 that practically is the repurposed 2014 Moto X and release date of this handset is approaching real soon, new reports said.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Erik Pineda

Students Walk Out Of Samsung Electronics' Headquarters In Seoul

Super-Slim Samsung Galaxy A3 (SM-A300) Spotted in TENAA Site Revealing Features, Specifications And Price Range

Samsung Galaxy A3’s specifications, features and price are out.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

A woman walks past three Telstra public phone booths in suburban Sydney August 9, 2012. Telstra, Australia's biggest phone company, posted a larger-than-expected 5 percent fall in second-half profit as declines in its traditional fixed-line business outwe

Telstra To Convert Old Payphones Into Wi-Fi Hotspots

With almost every Australian above the age of 10 owning a mobile phone, payphones have become a relic of the past, as useless as the pager. But telco giant Telstra has taught of a brilliant way to recycle these things by converting them into Wi-Fi hotspots.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

The Apple Logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store.

27-Inch Apple Retina iMac With 5K Display To Debut In October--Reports

Apple iMac with Retina display is reportedly in the offing. However, the surprise element is the brand new 5K display.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

Samsung Flags Are Set Up At The Main Entrance To The Berlin Fair Ground

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs. OnePlus One – Specifications, Features And Price Showdown

Here is a comparison of specifications, features and price pertaining to the OnePlus One and the Samsung Galaxy Alpha.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

A Google Search Page Is Reflected In Sunglasses In This Photo Illustration

Nexus 6, X Release Roundup: New Report Pegs 2560 x 1440 Display, 3200-mAh Battery, Motorola Turbo Charger Compatibility

A brand new report corroborates the specifications and features of the upcoming Nexus 6/Nexus X with a reported release date set in October.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

Forex

EURUSD Daily Forecast: January 09

EURUSD Forecast     The EURUSD had a bearish momentum yesterday bottomed at 1.3553. The bias is bearish in nearest term. As you can see on my daily chart below, price is testing the lower line of the bullish channel. A clear break and daily close below the bullish channel and 1.3550 – 1.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

GBPUSD Daily Forecast: January 09

GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD had bullish momentum yesterday topped at 1.6471. The bias is bullish in nearest term testing 1.6530. Immediate support is seen around 1.6435. A clear break below that area could lead price to neutral zone in nearest term testing 1.6400 or lower but as long as stays above 1.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

USDJPY Daily Forecast: January 09

USDJPY Forecast The USDJPY was indecisive yesterday but overall still able to maintain its bullish intraday bias so far. The bias remains bullish in nearest term especially if price able to make a clear break above 105.00 testing 105.50 – 106.00 target area. Immediate support is seen around 104.70.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

USDCHF Daily Forecast: January 09

USDCHF Forecast The USDCHF continued its bullish momentum yesterday topped at 0.9127. The bullish momentum was not as strong as I had expected, but the bias remain bullish in nearest term testing 0.9190. Immediate support is seen around 0.9100.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by swibowo

Asian Session Notes: 1/09/14

AUDUSD Resistance: 0.8916 moderate / 0.8935 moderate / 0.8951 minor Support: 0.8881 moderate / 0.8842 moderate / 0.8822 moderate Wednesday saw the Aussy easing off to close just above its lows with prices now in the middle of its consolidation from December.

Thursday, January 09, 2014 by mdelapaz

EURUSD Daily Forecast: January 08

EURUSD Forecast     The EURUSD was indecisive yesterday. The bias remains neutral in nearest term. Important intraday range to be closely watched is seen between 1.3675 – 1.3595. A clear break above 1.3675 could trigger further bullish pressure testing 1.3850 key resistance. On the other hand, a clear break below 1.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by swibowo

GBPUSD Daily Forecast: January 08

GBPUSD Forecast The GBPUSD had another indecisive movement yesterday. There are no changes in my technical outlook. The bias remains neutral in nearest term. Important intraday range to be closely watched is seen between 1.6435 – 1.6335.  A clear break above 1.6435 could trigger further bullish pressure testing 1.6475 or higher.

Wednesday, January 08, 2014 by swibowo

Education

Student loan default rate rising

The Department of Education (DoE) said that default on student loans climbed to 7.0 percent in fiscal 2008, up from 6.7 percent in the prior fiscal year - yet another manifestation of the sluggish economy and bleak jobs market.

Saturday, September 18, 2010 by Palash R. Ghosh

China sends more students to US B schools than India this year

Big brother China has beaten India for the first time in the number of students to US management schools.

Friday, September 17, 2010

US universities attract fewer students

The share of foreign students coming to the United States has been going down every year since 2000, shows a study released by an international body comprising the developed nations of the world.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Recession makes more people take up higher studies

If there is one single benefit to the US due to the recession, it is that more people are studying in colleges than ever.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Bonus Points: Setting Targets for CFO Compensation in Times of Crisis

The recession has caused all sorts of difficulties for CFOs: falling earnings, tumbling stock prices and, occasionally, knotty negotiations with lenders.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth: Managing Information Asymmetry in IS Consulting

A cynic might say that information systems consultants shortchange their clients. They can, for example, promise more than they deliver.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010

Boston: beyond the familiar MBA recruitment faces

Despite experiencing a good number of mergers and acquisitions over the past five years, notably Procter and Gamble's acquisition of Boston mainstay Gillette, Boston is still home to some of the most recognized MBA recruitment brands.

Wednesday, September 08, 2010 by Dan Beaudry And Susan Peppercorn

Auto

Fisker to Debut Karma Hybrid at 2010 Paris Motor Show

Irvine, California-based Fisker Automotive will debut the first factory-built Karma at the upcoming 2010 Paris Motor Show this October.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

BMW recalls 350,000 cars, including Rolls-Royces

BMW is voluntarily recalling 350,000 cars worldwide due to a possible brake problems that the world's biggest premium carmaker said have not caused any accidents.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

GM posts gain amid still-slow auto market

General Motors Co posted an annual sales gain of 10.5 percent in September amid evidence that the U.S. auto market remained stuck in a slow-moving recovery at the start of the fourth quarter.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Electric cars arrive while posing test for grids

Top automakers finally have electric cars ready to purr into dealer showrooms. Now the question is whether the charging infrastructure and electricity supply are up to the task.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Luxury carmakers return to records of old

Europe's luxury carmakers fear no double-dip thanks to a fresh supply of wealthy customers in emerging markets who have just earned enough money to buy their first Mercedes-Benz or Ferrari.

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Fiat to launch new models end-2011

Italian automaker Fiat has decided to launch new products only at the end of 2011 or early 2012 due to the weakness of the market

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Autos would get up to 62 mpg under proposal

Automakers would have to achieve sharply higher fuel economy -- between 47 and 62 miles per gallon -- by 2025 under a preliminary plan released by the Obama administration

Saturday, October 02, 2010

Jobs

Monster US online jobs index rises to 138 in September

A monthly gauge of online labor demand in the United States edged up in September from a month ago and was 16 percent above the reading from a year ago.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Private sector job cuts raise Fed easing chance

U.S. private employers unexpectedly shed jobs in September, reinforcing the belief that the U.S. Federal Reserve will embark on another round of monetary policy stimulus to support the economic recovery as early as next month.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Private sector sheds 39,000 jobs in Sept

Private employers unexpectedly cut 39,000 jobs in September after adding an upwardly revised 10,000 jobs in August, a report by a payrolls processor showed on Wednesday.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Prices gain on unexpected private jobs decline

U.S. Treasury debt prices climbed on Wednesday, pushing benchmark note yields to the lowest since January 2009, after ADP Employer Services said private payrolls unexpectedly contracted in September.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Meet Claudia! Objective: Make a successful career change from teaching into counseling.

The best part of my job is reuniting candidates with their self-confidence. In today's job market I know it is so difficult to remain positive and to not take rejection personally.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Samantha Nolan

#1 Problem with All Resumes, Job Searches, and Interviews

Imagine sitting in a lobby waiting for an interview. You look around and all those waiting are as professional and qualified as you...

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Rosa E. Vargas

The New Grad Quagmire

It's an interesting dilemma for new grads these days. Assuming you're lucky enough to score a job, you'll find yourself thrown into a workforce for which you've (probably) received little or no formal training. Sadder still, you probably won't receive much on-the-job training either.

Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Emily Bennington

Health

Morning sickness may signal healthier pregnancy

New research confirms that women plagued by morning sickness in early pregnancy are less likely to miscarry.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Nobel-winning work is matchmaker for molecules

The three winners of this year's Nobel Prize for Chemistry all developed new ways to make carbon atoms stick to one another -- a mundane-sounding process that in fact underlies the very basis of life.

Friday, October 08, 2010

FDA to push for more investment in science

Health regulators plan to spend millions of dollars to step up their scientific prowess in a move that officials say will help quickly get new treatments to patients and protect the public against possible health threats.

Friday, October 08, 2010

How Republicans could block healthcare reform

Republicans could keep their promises to stop healthcare reform even if they cannot repeal it, simply by blocking legislation needed to pay for it, one expert argued on Wednesday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Poor healthcare may shorten American lives: study

Americans die sooner than citizens of a dozen other developed nations and the usual suspects -- obesity, traffic accidents and a high murder rate -- are not to blame, researchers reported on Thursday.

Friday, October 08, 2010

Ultra-Running and Race Day Nutrition

Ultra-running (as defined by any running race longer than the marathon of 26.2 miles) requires a whole different nutritional viewpoint when compared to the gels and quick shots of Gatorade normally

Thursday, October 07, 2010

International Walk to School Day is October 6

The Partnership for a Walkable America sponsored the first National Walk Our Children to School Day in Chicago in 1997. It was a simple day, designed to highlight the need to create communities that are walkable. The day was created, in part, on a similar concept celebrated in the United Kingdom.

Thursday, October 07, 2010

Travel

Queenstown’s romantic-adventure band-wagon

I battle desperately not to climb aboard Queenstown's romantic-adventure band-wagon; but I fail miserably.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Kip Brook

Historic Pera Palace Hotel in Turkey opens for business

After two and a half years of renovation costing $ 29 million, the five star luxury hotel Pera Palace in Istanbul Turkey opened its doors to guests.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Camper & Nicholsons (CNI) offers yacht-charter to cruise the Indian Ocean

Even as your contemporaries sail to the Caribbean to celebrate to Christmas, you take a different course.

Friday, September 24, 2010

Mahe

The largest of the Seychelles archipelago, Mahe is an African island rich with hidden treasures.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Fly to space with Boeing in 2015

You just have wait till 2015 for a trip into the space, as US aerospace giant Boeing and Space Adventure have tied up to put tourists into low-level orbit in a futuristic capsule.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Hotels come under Britain’s Fair Trading scanner

Speaking to the BBC, Dorian Harris, Managing Director of Skoosh.com said hotels would email, call and threaten legal action over his website openly offering hotel discounts.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Boeing ventures into space tourism with partner

Aerospace major Boeing announced its entry into the space tourism market in partnership with its Space Adventures, and the partnership hopes to sell seats on rocket trips to the International Space Station very soon.

Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Life Style

Ugg Australia: Comfortable Fall Fashion Trends

Uggs Australia get a lot of grief in the fashion world, but they're undeniably comfortable and now they're more fashionable as well.

Thursday, September 30, 2010 by Carly Zinderman

Keira Knightley Stars in New Chanel Campaign

Stunning actress Keira Knightley turned heads in Paris the other day while filming a sexy new ad campaign for Chanel.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

A romantic evening for Katie Holmes in Jason Wu

Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise got cozy at the premiere for 'The Romantics' in New York City and we were on hand to report on Katie's latest style antics.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Kalamazoo's Outdoor Kitchen is Cutting-Edge Cookery

Those wanting to up the ante on their backyard "stay-cation" and holiday hospitality should consider Kalamazoo Outdoor Gourmet's extravagant outdoor kitchen, which is more like an outdoor cooking "resort.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by Merilee Kern

Emerald Jet Charter Expands with Helicopter Travel

Emerald Jet Charter announced that it now is offering helicopter travel along with chartering private business jets.

Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by James Rothaar

Watch that brings back old world charm

If you are tired of the modern looking watches then check out the latest traditional looking wristwatch from Carl F Bucherer - the new Manero ChronoPerpetual.

Saturday, September 25, 2010

Ralph Lauren opens exclusive men’s store on Madison Avenue

To commemorate the opening of his original store in New York, Ralph Lauren is redefining his vision of men's high fashion by launching an exclusive men's store in the same space.

Saturday, September 25, 2010