Bangkok was once criss-crossed with canals, called klongs (or khlongs), and earned the nickname “The Venice of Asia”. Quite a few klongs remain, and tourists can hire a longtail boat (with a big outboard motor and a boatman who likes to speed) to take a tour. 34 more words
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You know the world’s financial markets have become farce when the broad Nikkei 225 stock market of Japan rises 1000 points in 7 hours… The meme that stock ‘markets’ move on fundamentals not central bank liquidity is officially dead. 930 more words
Correction? What correction? In early trading, the Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq all topped recent highs and wiped out the sizable losses they suffered in the early October swoon, a sign Wall Street bulls are back in control. 498 more words
Watch List: Friday 31 October 2014
Pre-Market: Prior to the open futures prices are all up.
Market Outlook: The markets should move on volume after the Bank of Japan announced that they will start a new monetary program that will purchase $80 trillion yen in Japanese Government Bonds. 25 more words