Global Markets

People look at a Jetstar aircraft from a viewing gallery at Singapore's Changi Airport February 10, 2009. The low cost airlines world conference will be held in Singapore on Wednesday. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Airlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan Airlines

Qantas and joint venture partner Japan Airlines will be injecting A$114 million ($97 million) into Jetstar Japan.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A lab technician works as Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose tours the Level 4 lab at the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford

Wanted: Health-Care Workers To Help Fight Ebola In Africa – Canada

Canada has called on health-care volunteers to join the fight against Ebola in west Africa.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A worker walks at the Nahr Bin Umar field, north of Basra, southeast of Baghdad, November 16, 2014. OPEC producer Iraq expects to base its 2015 budget on an oil price of $80 per barrel, Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi told parliament on Monday. Picture take

Australian Stock Market Report – Afternoon November 28, 2014

The weak tone seen in the first half of the session remained over the course of the afternoon. The ASX 200 was unable to recover from the session lows which was where the index spent most of the session. Over the course of the week the index gained 0.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Tom Piotrowski, CommSec Market Analyst

A view of skyrise buildings in Manila's Makati financial district May 3, 2013. Standard

While Asian Property Markets Are Cooling, 92% Of Philippine Real Estate Agents & Brokers Are Positive About Next 12 Months

Cooling measures put in place by some Asian government such as Hong Kong and Singapore had displaced demand for real estate in the region. Because of the significant impact of the measures on transaction volumes, market experts foresee some of those restrictions being lifted in the next 12 months, f...

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

A man works at the West Qurna oilfield in southern Basra October 13, 2014.

Australian Stock Market Report – Midday November 28, 2014

Australian shares are posting their biggest daily losses in a month and a half following a huge slide in oil prices overnight. The ASX 200 Index is down 1.3 per cent and is being led lower by an energy sector slumping by close to 7 per cent at lunch.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Steven Daghlian, CommSec Market Analyst

Alan Davies, chief executive of Rio Tinto's diamonds and minerals division, poses with a rare pink diamond in Hong Kong September 6, 2013. The Argyle Pink Diamond Tender, showcasing the finest coloured diamonds from Rio Tinto Ltd's mine in north

Canada's Diavik Diamond Mine Receives $350M Boost From Anglo-Australian Miner Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto will be expanding its Diavik diamond mine in Canada.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A huge video screen on Sword Beach shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they arrive for the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches

2/3 Of Global Military Conflicts Instigated By U.S. – Russian Minister; Willing To Share With Asian Countries Army Modernization Experience

Russia said the United States is to be blamed for the world's current state of global security risks and destabilisation.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

US

Alan Davies, chief executive of Rio Tinto's diamonds and minerals division, poses with a rare pink diamond in Hong Kong September 6, 2013. The Argyle Pink Diamond Tender, showcasing the finest coloured diamonds from Rio Tinto Ltd's mine in north

Canada's Diavik Diamond Mine Receives $350M Boost From Anglo-Australian Miner Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto will be expanding its Diavik diamond mine in Canada.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A huge video screen on Sword Beach shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they arrive for the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches

2/3 Of Global Military Conflicts Instigated By U.S. – Russian Minister; Willing To Share With Asian Countries Army Modernization Experience

Russia said the United States is to be blamed for the world's current state of global security risks and destabilisation.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk during a meeting in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. Merkel and Putin agree the Ukraine situation "has a tendency towards degradation" and have urged an intensification o

Merkel Blasts Russia Over Disregard Of Europe’s Peaceful Order; NATO Worried Russia Will Control Entire Black Sea Region With Abkhazia Treaty

The annexation of Abkhazia by Russia and it's potential control over the Black Sea region seems imminent.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

Former President Bill Clinton laughs with Carol Crist, wife of former Florida Governor and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, at the final stop of a state-wide bus campaign tour in Orlando, Florida, November 3, 2014. Florida Republican Gove

Bill Clinton At It Again, Caught By Camera In Jerusalem Peeking At Woman’s Breast

Former US President Bill Clinton apparently has not learned his lesson from his affair with then White House intern Monica Lewinsky which almost had him impeached, while then First Lady Hillary Clinton almost divorced him.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

Tamir E. Rice, 12, is seen allegedly pointing a pellet gun at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland

US Police Release Video Of Officers Shooting 12-Year-Old Tamir Rice

Cleveland police released the surveillance video of Tamir Rice being shot by a rookie officer.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 by Sounak Mukhopadhyay

The Mistral-class helicopter carrier Sevastopol, is seen at the STX Les Chantiers de l'Atlantique shipyard site in Saint-Nazaire, western France, May 15, 2014. The Sevastopol is one of two Mistral-class warships ordered by the Russian Navy. REUTERS/S

Ukraine Says Russia Has Stopped Delivering Coal, While France Delays Warship Delivery to Russia

Russia unexpectedly suspended delivering coal to Ukraine, and yet suffered a setback in the anticipated delivery of its Mistral warship from France.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A soldier stands next to illegal weapons seized in raids following the May 22 military coup, during a news conference at a military barracks in Bangkok July 29, 2014. The weapons, ranging from shotguns to homemade bombs, and ammunition were seized during

Iraqi Corruption Has Enabled ISIS Access To U.S. Weapons

A leader of a Sunni tribe in Iraq has called on the United States not to send weapons to the country through the military and police forces because they end up in the hands of the ISIS.

Thursday, November 27, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

World

Russian President Putin Delivers a Speech during a Meeting at Kremlin in Moscow

4 Lies Fed by Putin to Russians to Justify Invasion of Ukraine, Europe and Nuclear Showdown with America

Reports and speculations are rife that Russia is positioning to invade and annex Ukraine then move forward to select European territories that were formerly members of the Soviet Union and now allied with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).

Saturday, November 29, 2014 by Erik Pineda

Russian President Vladimir Putin (R) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk during a meeting in Rio de Janeiro July 13, 2014. Merkel and Putin agree the Ukraine situation "has a tendency towards degradation" and have urged an intensification o

Russia Sanctions Will Stay Until Ukraine Returns To Normal, Says German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Germany fears an untamed Russia will stoke further conflicts in eastern European countries..

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

British Prime Minister David Cameron addresses a joint session of the Australian Parliament in Canberra

Scotland Devolution of Powers Deal:: Smith Panel Recommends Direct Control Of Income Tax And Welfare Policy

Greater Financial autonomy can make Scotland happy and keep the U.K. intact.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Officer Darren Wilson is pictured in this undated handout evidence photo from the August 9 Ferguson Police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, released by the St. Louis County Prosecutor's Office on November 24, 2014.

Why Michael Brown's Killer, Darren Wilson, Lurks In Shadows, 'Fears For His Life' And Hints That He Will Leave Police Force

On Aug. 9, Darren Wilson shot teenager Michael Brown because he looked "big and threatening" but has gone into hiding since then.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Revathi Siva Kumar

The sun reflects off the water in this picture taken by German astronaut Alexander Gerst from the International Space Station and sent on his Twitter feed July 17, 2014.

UFO Falling 'Angel Hair' Strands Spotted By Portugal Residents [VIDEO]

Portugal residents were perplexed when they saw strands of "angel hair" falling down from the sky believed to be from a passing UFO.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Reissa Su

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key

New Zealand Anti-Terror Bill Draws Flak From Amnesty International: The Rights Body Questions The "Undue Haste"

The bill gives very limited time for consultation and that raises many questions.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Putin During An Informal Meeting Of The Collective Security Treaty Organization

Revealed: Vladimir Putin Plotting To Invade Europe – Report

Russian President Vladimir Putin has ambition of invading Europe

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Athena Yenko

Economy

People look at a Jetstar aircraft from a viewing gallery at Singapore's Changi Airport February 10, 2009. The low cost airlines world conference will be held in Singapore on Wednesday. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Airlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan Airlines

Qantas and joint venture partner Japan Airlines will be injecting A$114 million ($97 million) into Jetstar Japan.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A lab technician works as Canada's Health Minister Rona Ambrose tours the Level 4 lab at the National Microbiology Lab in Winnipeg November 3, 2014. REUTERS/Lyle Stafford

Wanted: Health-Care Workers To Help Fight Ebola In Africa – Canada

Canada has called on health-care volunteers to join the fight against Ebola in west Africa.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A French farmer drives his combine as he harvests wheat in a field in Oisy-le-Verger, near Douai, northern France, July 18, 2014. Western Europe is heading towards a hefty wheat harvest this year but concerns are mounting that a large share of it will fai

New Zealand's Business Opportunities In Various Sectors Highlighted: SBN Report Identifies 65 Business Segments

The report has showed SBN's grasp on the real strengths of New Zealand's resources and economy.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Kalyan Kumar

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Speaks During The Launch Of A Student Mobility Program

Australia PM Tony Abbott Faces Ballooning Budget Deficit Amid Declining Commodity Prices

Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott is struggling with a growing budget deficit despite his election promise to achieve a budget surplus.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Reissa Su

Alan Davies, chief executive of Rio Tinto's diamonds and minerals division, poses with a rare pink diamond in Hong Kong September 6, 2013. The Argyle Pink Diamond Tender, showcasing the finest coloured diamonds from Rio Tinto Ltd's mine in north

Canada's Diavik Diamond Mine Receives $350M Boost From Anglo-Australian Miner Rio Tinto

Rio Tinto will be expanding its Diavik diamond mine in Canada.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A huge video screen on Sword Beach shows U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin as they arrive for the International 70th D-Day Commemoration Ceremony in Ouistreham June 6, 2014. World leaders and veterans gathered by the beaches

2/3 Of Global Military Conflicts Instigated By U.S. – Russian Minister; Willing To Share With Asian Countries Army Modernization Experience

Russia said the United States is to be blamed for the world's current state of global security risks and destabilisation.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

An oil field is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. Brent crude hit a new four-year low on Wednesday before recovering to just under $85 a barrel, as faltering global growth curbed demand for fuel at a time of heavy oversupply.

OPEC Decision Leads To Further Drop In Oil Prices

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) held a meeting in Vienna, Austria on Nov 27, 2014 to consider reducing output.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Sachin Trivedi

Companies

People look at a Jetstar aircraft from a viewing gallery at Singapore's Changi Airport February 10, 2009. The low cost airlines world conference will be held in Singapore on Wednesday. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Airlinew News: Jetstar Japan Receives Much Needed A$114M Funding Boost From Qantas, Japan Airlines

Qantas and joint venture partner Japan Airlines will be injecting A$114 million ($97 million) into Jetstar Japan.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Esther Tanquintic-Misa

A shopper looks at items on sale inside of a JC Penney store during Black Friday sales in New York, November 29, 2013. Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States.

JC Penney Black Friday 2014 Sale Includes Doorbusters And Big Buys For Select Liz Claiborne Apparel And Men's Dockers Signature Khaki Pants

JC Penney offers huge discounts for several items including select Home Expressions 27x54" bath towels and select boots for women, juniors and kids.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

Two customers enter at a Lowe's store in Burbank, California May 19, 2008. Retailer Lowe's Inc reported an 18 percent drop in first-quarter profit on May 19 as the slumping U.S. housing market and softer economy hurt sales, and it cut its full-y

Lowe's Black Friday 2014 Deals Include Up To 40% Off On Select Major Appliances, Plus Free Shipping For Orders Of $19 Or More

Lowe's offers huge discounts for its items including the GE 25.4 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator and the Frigidaire Smooth Surface Electric Range.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

The Sears headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, seen in this November 17, 2004 file photo. Kmart Holding Corporation completed its $12 billion acquisition of Sears, Roebuck and Co., the companies said March 24, 2005, creating the third largest U.S. r

Sears Outlet Black Friday 2014 Sale Includes Up To 60% Off On All Refrigerators And Up To 50% Off On All Washers And Dryers

Sears offers low prices for its items including the KitchenAid 24" 1.4 cu. ft. Built-in Microwave Oven and the Samsung 24.5 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator - White.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

The sign of a Walgreens store is pictured in Pasadena, California December 20, 2013. Walgreen Co reported higher quarterly sales on Friday, but an increase in promotions and a slowdown in the introduction of higher-profit generic drugs cut into its gross

Walgreens Black Friday 2014 Sale Includes Online Deals And Savings Of Up To 25% Off On Regularly Priced Items Such As Designer Fragrances For Him And Her And Salon Hair Care Products

Walgreens offers low prices for its items including Clinique Happy Perfume Spray and the Redken Color Extend Shampoo.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

Signs advertising a store closing and sales are seen for the Ace hardware store  in Islip, New York January 29, 2009.  The number of Americans claiming jobless benefits hit a record high in mid-January, while orders for long-lasting factory goods fell for

Ace Hardware Thanksgiving 2014 Week Sale Until Nov. 30, 2014 Includes Red Hot Buys And Discounts On Patio Heaters, Cookware Sets, Christmas Decors And LED Lights

Ace Hardware offers low prices for its items including the DeWalt 18 Volt Cordless Impact Driver and the Soleil Cherrywood Infrared Quartz Heater.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

A saleswoman stands inside a fur shop near the seafront, where minks and fox fur coats can cost up to 3,000 euros ($ 4,000), in Limassol, a coastal town in southern Cyprus February 19, 2013. In this seaside Cypriot town, an image of the Kremlin's onion do

Beware: Black Friday Bargain Hunters, Clothes With Deep Discounts Are About To Go Out Of Fashion

A report by EDITD, a retail technology firm used by more than 10,000 US and UK subscribers, suggests several clothing items that retailers give a big discount because it would soon be out of fashion. By disposing of these soon-to-be outdated styles, stores maximise their profits and prevent having t...

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Vittorio Hernandez

Tech

A man wades through a flooded road after heavy rainfall

Global Warming Elucidated Like Never Before [Watch ‘Your Street’ Get Inundated Underwater]

Global Warming explained with the help of pictorial representation. Interested readers can check out their own streets getting flooded.

Saturday, November 29, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

A Visitor Holds A New Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Powered By Octa-Core Exynos Processor Features ISOCELL Camera Instead Of Sony Sensor

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 variant with Exynos SoC flaunts ISOCELL camera unit in place of Sony sensor, seen in Snapdragon-powered Note 4.

Saturday, November 29, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

The Apple logo Is Pictured Inside The Newly Opened Omotesando Apple Store

Apple iOS 9 Release Date Update: New Concept Video Shows 15 Killer iOS 9 Features

A brand new concept video by Ralph Theodory shows 15 most-wanted features in the upcoming Apple iOS 9.

Saturday, November 29, 2014 by Pavithra Rathinavel

A shopper looks at items on sale inside of a JC Penney store during Black Friday sales in New York, November 29, 2013. Black Friday, the day following Thanksgiving Day holiday, has traditionally been the busiest shopping day in the United States.

JC Penney Black Friday 2014 Sale Includes Doorbusters And Big Buys For Select Liz Claiborne Apparel And Men's Dockers Signature Khaki Pants

JC Penney offers huge discounts for several items including select Home Expressions 27x54" bath towels and select boots for women, juniors and kids.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

Two customers enter at a Lowe's store in Burbank, California May 19, 2008. Retailer Lowe's Inc reported an 18 percent drop in first-quarter profit on May 19 as the slumping U.S. housing market and softer economy hurt sales, and it cut its full-y

Lowe's Black Friday 2014 Deals Include Up To 40% Off On Select Major Appliances, Plus Free Shipping For Orders Of $19 Or More

Lowe's offers huge discounts for its items including the GE 25.4 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator and the Frigidaire Smooth Surface Electric Range.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

HTC Smartphones Are Displayed In A Mobile Phone Shop In Taipei

HTC Desire 620 Specifications And Leaked Photos Surface, Features 64-Bit Snapdragon 410 SoC, Dual Front Speakers And More

HTC Desire 620 leaked photos have shown up on a Bulgarian website. Specification of this budget smartphone has also been revealed. Read on to know about it.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Anvinraj Valiyathara Sivanandan

The Sears headquarters in Hoffman Estates, Illinois, seen in this November 17, 2004 file photo. Kmart Holding Corporation completed its $12 billion acquisition of Sears, Roebuck and Co., the companies said March 24, 2005, creating the third largest U.S. r

Sears Outlet Black Friday 2014 Sale Includes Up To 60% Off On All Refrigerators And Up To 50% Off On All Washers And Dryers

Sears offers low prices for its items including the KitchenAid 24" 1.4 cu. ft. Built-in Microwave Oven and the Samsung 24.5 cu. ft. Side-by-Side Refrigerator - White.

Friday, November 28, 2014 by Janice Somosot

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