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Troubling parallels between pre-WWII and today's world: Analysts

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: With the refugee crises in Europe and Southeast Asia, and middle-class wages stagnating in the West, observers are warning of parallels between the global political and socioeconomic climate of the present, and that of the 1930s – just before the onset of World War II.   497 more words

Current Affairs

Apple's Stock Reaches its Highest Price Ever

(Source: www.macrumors.com)

Apple’s market value has now surpassed $700 billion, making it the world’s most valuable company by a sizeable margin. Google parent company Alphabet is second largest with a market cap of around $575 billion, followed by Microsoft at around $500 billion and Berkshire Hathaway at around $412 billion. 267 more words

Technology

Tony Stark Has Jarvis. And Now IBM Has Havyn

(Source: www.wired.com)

Last October, 11-year-old Evan Spisak wandered down to his father’s basement workshop to help out on a weekend project, a time-honored tradition in homes across the country. 1,236 more words

Technology

How relevant are Gartner and other tech analysts really?

I was at an event recently organized by Sage software in Johannesburg. This was an event to promote Sage’s independent software partners to other consultants and customers in it’s large community. 711 more words

Technology

GOLDMAN SACHS: Here's how Trump could escalate a trade war with China | 02/07/17 | Markets Insider

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Reuters/China Daily

LONDON – The risk of an escalating trade war between China and the US is rising fast.

US President Donald Trump’s trade adviser, Peter Navarro, has proposed a blanket 45% tariff on all Chinese-made goods. 470 more words

Money Matters

This is what a day in the life of a JP Morgan intern is like

(Source: www.businessinsider.sg)

By and large, any student who has their sights on working at a major bank must complete a summer internship first. They are an opportunity for students to test out the profession, and for the firm to scout for its future employees. 1,147 more words

Money Matters

US dollar rally losing steam: 3 key questions

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

SINGAPORE: So far, 2017 has seen a reversal in the fortunes of the US dollar.

Largely expected to continue its uptrend this year, the greenback is now looking set to finish the first month of the year on a limp note, with the dollar index having lost nearly 2 per cent so far this year. 841 more words

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