The Deeper Meaning Of Entrepreneurism
by Roger Erickson
If a collection of cells (you) can act entrepreneurially, why can"t a collection of 330 million citizens act as a team? They can? How? How often WILL they? And why not all of the time, or at least more often than we have been cooperating recently?
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by Bianca Reisdorf and Anne-Marie Oostveen, The Conversation
In response to the government"s recent declarations that internet speeds of 100Mb/s should be available to "nearly all homes" in the UK, a great many might suggest that this is easier said than done. It would not be the first such bold claim, yet internet connections in many rural areas still languish at 20th-century speeds.
Infographic Of The Day: Brits Are MAD About Their Pets!
We all know that British people are fanatical about their pets, but are they going a bit too far?
FOREX NEWS by DailyForex
The latest Markit composite Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) for the Eurozone suggests that business output in the 19 member bloc is growing at its fastest rate for almost four years.
A growing crisis in Yemen has fueled concerns that the Middle East is on the verge of becoming a powder keg for geopolitical tensions which has sent investors rushing to safe haven currencies like the Japanese Yen and the Swiss Franc.
Brent crude oil price surged $3 in Asian trading on Thursday after Saudi Arabia and its Gulf Arab allies began a military operation in Yemen. Asian importers, however, said they were not immediately worried about supply disruptions.
The latest set of data from the UK’s Office for National Statistics shows that prices in February, as determined by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), have remained unchanged from where they stood twelve months previously.
The ECB’s quantitative easing program, which had initially kept the pressure on the Euro, seems to have provided a lift in sentiment among the Eurozone’s business community.
by Seth Mason, Solidus Center
Recently, two prominent Republicans, Banking Chairman Richard Shelby of Alabama and House Financial Services Jeb Hensarling of Texas, stated that they plan to explore proposals that would roll back a long-standing provision that gives the president of the New York Federal Reserve an automatic position as vice chairman of a powerful committee that oversees Wall Street banks.
Investing.com Technical Analysis (as of Thu, 26 March 2015 05:00pm EST)
by Investing.com Staff, Investing.com
Below, technical overviews and analysis for key stock indices, commodities and currency pairs, based on market activity at the close of the 26 March 2015 U.S. session. This information is a comprehensive summary derived from simple and exponential moving averages along with key technical indicators shown for specific time intervals.
26Mar2015 Market Close: Markets Closed Down In The Red, War In Yemen Continues, Oil And U.S Dollar R
Total Fed Balance Sheet:
Fed"s Balance Sheet week ending balance sheet was $4.441 trillion - down from the record $4.476 trillion for week ending 14 January 2015 and down from the $4.453 trillion for last week. Note that on the 29 October 2014, the Federal Reserves governing board (FOMC) stated that .....