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EACH time a household goes shopping, there is a tendency for the household to pay more for the goods purchased owing to tariffs and quotas.
Is the dollar behaving like a falling knife?
We feel the combination of strong growth and low inflation will continue in 2018. Structural factors such as the effect of technology remains important, but cyclical forces suggest that inflation will begin to catch up with the strength of economic activity in 2018.
Following six nuclear tests since 2003 and more than 20 missile launches in 2017, the North Koreans may have reached a point to conclude their military advances with a nuclear capability credible enough to discourage the United States from attacking North Korea.
THE “black swan” concept came from the Western world. For a very long time, the West was of the view that all the swans are white until the discovery of black swans in Australia by Dutch explorer Willem de Vlamingh in 1697.
Discussions in relation to issues such as cyber attacks, fiscal crisis, water crisis and geopolitical issues are important.
IF a household wakes up in the morning and heads to the local grocery store only to find out that the local currency is not stretching as far at the store, it is incorrect to say the household is merely imagining things.
BULLYING is a global phenomenon. It comes in many forms – whether it’s physical or emotional – and in various places – at school, work place, home and even in the virtual world. It cuts across race and gender, shape and size.
Comment by Anthony DassTHE notorious ponzi scheme named after Charles Ponzi was applied by him in the 1920s. At that time, this business started as a legitimate one, by focusing on arbitrage. Along the way, the business used investors’ money to make payments to earlier investors and himself.
DIGITAL innovation is gaining importance. Asia is fast becoming a key area of digital innovation. This region is estimated to account for about 50% of global Internet users estimated at around 2.8 to three billion since Asia is the largest regional e-commerce market.