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US Technology Giants are Stumbling- But Can EU Start-ups Benefit?

The UK start-up industry is going from strength to strength. There’s more money than ever being funded into the sector and it’s also gaining way more interest too. Of course, a lot of experts believe that this isn’t something that everyone should get excited about. One of the most visible …

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3 Effects of Current Political Climate on Student Job Market

As the labor market becomes more competitive each year, current and newly graduated students may face difficulties when looking for jobs.  According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate at the end of 2019 was about 3.5%. The situation is similar in European countries as well. What …

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The Future of Entertainment and What it Means to Consumers

Compared to a few years ago, the world of entertainment has changed significantly. There are now more ways than ever to keep you and your family entertained almost 24-hours a day. However, if there is one thing about technology and entertainment that people understand, it’s that it never stops. Game …

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Understanding Probation Officer Jobs

Probation officer job

If you have a degree in criminology or an interest in working within the Criminal Justice system, you should consider a job as a Probation Officer. In this role you will be actively involved with making pre-sentence recommendations, working with offenders in prison and then supervising them as they serve …

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Horse racing in Japan

You might think that horse racing is only popular in the UK or the US so it might surprise you to know that in Japan there are over 21,000 horse races held each year. Started properly in 1862 by a group of British residents on some marsh land just outside …

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Who is Making Money from Your Personal Data?

This is the age of big data. Every website we click, web query we search or mobile app we use creates its own data stream. Companies are investing more and more into using this unfathomably huge amount of data to learn about buyer activities and to tailor their product and …

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China dumps record amount of US treasuries

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On Friday, alongside China‘s announcement that it had bought over 600 tons of gold in “one month”, the PBOC released another very important data point: its total foreign exchange reserves, which declined by $17.3 billion to $3,694 billion. We then put China’s change in FX reserves alongside the total Treasury holdings …

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Turkey ‘demands deletion’ of German video exposing President Erdogan

Turkey President Erdogan

The Turkish government has reportedly ordered the deletion from the internet of a German satirical video that pokes fun at President Recep Tayipp Erdoğan and condemns his human rights record. Germany’s ambassador to Turkey, Martin Erdmann, was summoned to the foreign ministry in Ankara last week, according to German media, and asked to …

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China warns Soros against ‘declaring war’ on its currency

George Soros China

China’s official newspaper warned billionaire investor George Soros not to bet against the Yuan in a front-page opinion piece, as China tries to boost confidence in its home currency, also known as the renminbi, which has dropped 5 percent since August. “Soros’s war on the renminbi and the Hong Kong …

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JP Morgan and RBS: sell stocks now

JP Morgan RBS stock market sell stocks

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Following the worst start to a year in the stock market, Week 2 of 2016 sees the likes of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) and JP Morgan issuing a simple warning to clients: Get out of the stock market ASAP! Don’t worry, we were shocked …

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Edward Snowden: Truth is coming, and it cannot be stopped

Snowden

Graffiti that is sympathetic to NSA leaker Edward Snowden is seen stenciled on the sidewalk on June 11, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The threat of imprisonment or murder will not stop the truth from coming out, Edward Snowden, the whistleblower who blew the lid on the massive National Security …

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Catalonia’s parliament backs move to split from Spain by 2017

Catalonia independence from Spain

Catalonia’s regional parliament has backed a declaration on Monday to start a formal secession process from Spain. The region plans to establish autonomous rule by 2017. The declaration on secession, which launches a so-called roadmap towards independence, was backed by a majority in the regional parliament. The motion was passed by …

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RBS completes 600000 delayed payments after technical glitch

Royal Bank of Scotland RBS

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has repaid the 600,000 customers who suffered on Wednesday when payments into their accounts failed to show up, the banking group announced this morning. The bank blamed the glitch on a technical error, as a package of incoming payments was not processed correctly, leaving RBS and NatWest …

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Navigating The Complicated World of Mortgages

Unless you like to move a lot, are a real estate agent, or loan advisor, it can be challenging to navigate the world of mortgages. When it comes to mortgages, you have to deal with industry jargon from the onset. Therefore, it pays to educate yourself to understand how mortgages …

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Children in Syria dying from United Nations vaccines

Syria UN vaccine

A United Nations sponsored measles vaccine program in northern Syria resulted in 36 children suffering “excruciating deaths,” according to doctors in the area held by U.S. and Saudi mercenaries who are administering the program. Infants given the poisoned vaccine experienced rapidly falling heart rates and turned blue. Anti-Assad activists blamed …

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Fox News viewership drops to 12 year low

Bill O'Reilly Fox News

Make no mistake, Fox News is still the ratings king. But the recent May numbers show that while all the cable channels had a decline in ratings (which is normal for May), Fox News was far from spared, with some of its lowest ratings in 12 years. While Fox dominates …

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