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Australia"s Sally Pearson just came back from two years of injury to win gold at the world championships

What a star. Sally Pearson, now 30 years old, has won the 100m hurdles final at the world athletics championships in London. She c.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2017

World"s most diverse set of dinosaur tracks discovered in Australia

Unprecedented 21 different types have been discovered in rocks dating back to 127-140 mn years.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMar 27th, 2017

Men"s Hockey World League: Australia retains title; India reclaims bronze

Australian defence held firm to defend the title, which they won in Raipur two years ago.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standard2 hr. 52 min. ago

4,000 years of the rise and fall of world empires in one chart

Wikimedia Commons A "Histomap" published in 1931 aimed to show the relative power of various world civilizations going back to 2000 BC. While some of the concepts and historical evidence are somewhat da.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 4th, 2017

Jeep Wrangler gets its first major redesign in years

Its roots trace back to World War II.         Its roots trace back to World War II.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayNov 29th, 2017

Indian Gold Imports Dip in October, Has Gold Lost Its Sheen?

Gold demand in India is facing few headwinds including a new tax regime. India will eventually bounce back given the insatiable appetite for gold and the rising wealth of Indian consumers. India, the world’s second larg.....»»

Category: worldSource: nytNov 28th, 2017

India claim 5 gold, become champions at World Youth Boxing

It was gold rush for India at the AIBA World Women’s Youth Boxing Championships with the country’s pugilists grabbing five top positions to finish overall champions for the first time, here today......»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 26th, 2017

The Party"s Over For Australia"s $5.6 Trillion Housing Frenzy

Early this month, we discussed whether the world’s longest running bull market – 55 years &nda.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeNov 24th, 2017

Ashes test series: Australia’s Marsh joins Warner under injury cloud

Australia batsman Shaun Marsh has joined opener David Warner as an injury concern on the eve of the series-opening Ashes test against England in Brisbane. Marsh strained his back during training at........»»

Category: topSource: thehindubusinesslineNov 22nd, 2017

How to Spot a Market Top

With central banks scaling back stimulus in a world filled with money, the current investing nirvana is facing its biggest threat in years. Heard on the Street walks through the risks and likely scenarios for markets in the coming months......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjNov 20th, 2017

Why Analysts Are Taking Entirely Different Views on Walmart and Target in an Amazon World

Amazon.com has threatened retailers for years now with lower priced goods at the click of a mouse, but while some retailers have fought back and built out their e-commerce platforms, others have........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstNov 18th, 2017

Gold prices flip to discount on muted wedding season demand

India's gold consumption is likely to drop to its lowest in eight years in 2017, the World Gold Council said last week.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardNov 17th, 2017

Commodities Corner: Gold suffers weakest third-quarter global demand in 8 years

Gold saw its weakest third-quarter global demand since 2009 as exchange-traded fund inflows slowed significantly and demand from India dropped because of new tax regulations that took effect in July, according to the World Gold Council......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchNov 9th, 2017

How Apple Uses the Channel Island of Jersey to Avoid Billions in Taxes

It's still not in the Caribbean, though. When Apple’s efforts to reduce its taxes around the world came under fire in Congress a few years ago, CEO Tim Cook fired back. “We do not de.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneNov 6th, 2017

It"s the Thrill of Victory! In Welding, Baking, Hairdressing and Bricklaying

In the biennial world championships of vocational skills, contestants go for the gold in 51 unsung careers from tile laying to freight forwarding. ‘It’s a dream to be able to go to this competition.’.....»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjOct 29th, 2017

The World Is Running out of Gold Mines

My good friend Pierre Lassonde, cofounder and chairman of Franco-Nevada, doesn’t know how we’ll replace the massive gold deposits of the past 130 years or so. Speaking with the German financial newspaper Finanz und Wirtschaft this mont.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkOct 28th, 2017

After Years of War, the World Must Not Abandon the Central African Republic

CAR is at risk of slipping back into full-blown conflict. The international community must not waver in its support......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekOct 24th, 2017

Around the world, a muted launch for Apple"s iPhone 8

Apple Inc's launch of the iPhone 8 kicked off with less fanfare on Friday than new models in previous years in the United States, Asia, Australia and Britain, as fans held out for the premium iPhone X, due out in early November......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralSep 23rd, 2017

Exclusive: Macquarie leapfrogs Goldman to join top tier of commodity banks

LONDON (Reuters) - Australia's Macquarie Group Ltd has overtaken Goldman Sachs to break into the top three banks for commodities business, having significantly expanded its U.S. energy operations in recent years while rivals cut back......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 21st, 2017

Niti Aayog panel mulls ways to revive failed gold monetisation scheme

Efforts is on to revive the government's Gold Monetisation Scheme, a proven failure in the two years since its launch. The aim was to mobilise "idle gold" with households, estimated by the World Gold Council at 25,000 tonnes or almo.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardSep 13th, 2017

Bitcoin"s Biggest Bull Isn"t "Long Crypto", He"s "Short Government"

Six years ago, Kyle Bass provided a crucial context for the debt-laden world of ever-increasing sovereign debt: "Buying gold is just buying a put against the idiocy of t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeSep 12th, 2017