Posts Tagged ‘consumer’

  • It’s Horror Week for the Dow

    26.03.2018 • United StatesComments Off on It’s Horror Week for the Dow

    The Dow Jones suffered its worst two-month performance in years. That’s the story of today’s chart, which tracks the Dow going back to December 2015. As you can see, the Dow hit a record high of 26,616 on January 26. But it’s fallen nearly 12% since

  • “Real Wealth” Won’t Come From the Recent Bitcoin Boom

    06.12.2017 • United StatesComments Off on “Real Wealth” Won’t Come From the Recent Bitcoin Boom

    Prices float on a sea of liquidity. Which prices rise depends on where the money flows. Either way, there is no reason to believe that just adding “money” – dollars, euro, or bitcoin – adds to real wealth. Real wealth must be earned… by someone.

  • India Is Too Dependent on Chinese Goods to Boycott

    27.11.2017 • IndiaComments Off on India Is Too Dependent on Chinese Goods to Boycott

    Public rallies against imported Chinese goods are held quite regularly these days across different parts of the country. But, India's dependence on Chinese goods has only grown over the years.

  • The Economy’s 30-Year Buildup Will Be Destroyed in Just One

    01.08.2017 • AustraliaComments Off on The Economy’s 30-Year Buildup Will Be Destroyed in Just One

    The world has too much debt, too much capacity, too many entitlements, too many people moving into retirement, and too many people who think the world owes them a living. Reality is going to hit — and hit hard.

  • Robot Pets Expected to Reap Record Returns

    25.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Robot Pets Expected to Reap Record Returns

    The craze for Tamagotchi showed that this surprising market may have real potential. The coming artificial intelligence revolution means that such experiences are likely to become far more rewarding in future.

  • Expect Profit from Personal Genomics

    24.05.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Expect Profit from Personal Genomics

    The FDA recently gave 23andMe the green light to restart its consumer health genetic testing service. It’s “chocks away” for personal genomics’ next flight – and a good time to take a look at how this radical new future is unfolding.

  • Information Obesity – Start Your Diet Today

    10.10.2016 • Tech

    Most of us consume news every day without even thinking about the damage we are doing to ourselves. Financial news may be among the most damaging of all.

  • A Sluggish Economy is the Consumer’s Fault – Not Mine!

    14.07.2016 • Emerging Markets

    From Vivek Kaul’s Diary (India)- The finance minister, Arun Jaitley is at it again, demanding lower interest rates. As he said, late last week: “Now, whether domestic savings are only to be used by such instruments which give you a higher return