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Feb 14, 2015

SEC Advisory : Emgoldex Philippines Not Authorized To Solicit Investments From The Public

SEC Advisory : Emgoldex Philippines Not Authorized To Solicit Investments From The Public
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The Philippines‘ Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued an advisory on Friday, February 13, 2015, warning the public about Emgoldex Philippines‘ “Pinoy Style Patak Patak.” According to the advisory, Facebook netizens are being invited to invest their money for a promise of huge profit / high returns where an investment of P1,000 will earn […]


Mar 4, 2014

Forbes 400 Richest People: Bill Gates Tops 2014 World Billionaires List

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Forbes 400: 2014 richest people Credit: Forbes Forbes 400 richest people in the world was released on Monday, February 3, 2014. Bill Gates reportedly regained the top rank in the Forbes 400 list of billionaires and world’s richest people. The Microsoft Chairman reportedly has a net worth of $76 billion to top the 2014 Forbes […]


Feb 15, 2014

Pickup Trucks For Sale With Big Discounts From GM, Ford

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Pickup Trucks Credit: GMC Pickup trucks of General Motors (GM) and Ford are reportedly piling up inside their warehouses due to limited sales. Click here to check out the list of pickup trucks for sale and their discounts. The two major manufacturer of pickup trucks are pressured to free-up their growing inventory and are now […]


Oct 8, 2013

New $100 Bill: US Note Starts Circulation Today, October 8, 2013

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New $100 bill Credit: www.newmoney.gov A new $100 bill will finally be on our palm and inside our wallet. The new US $100 bill will be released for circulation today, October 8, 2013. Security flaws in the new $100 bill prompted the US Federal Reserve to postpone its 2011 release for Tuesday. Reports say that […]


May 17, 2013

Bill Gates world’s richest man again, based on Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2013

Bill Gates world's richest man again, based on Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2013
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Bill Gates is the world’s richest man again, a title he last earned in 2007 via the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. According to a report at Bloomberg.com today, Friday, May 17, 2013, Gates‘ fortune is now valued at $72.7 billion, up 16 percent year-to-date. He is the chairman and co-founder of tech giant Microsoft. Bill Gates […]


Apr 18, 2013

Losing $25M a day for USPS needs flexibility, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells US Congress

Losing $25M a day for USPS needs flexibility, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe tells US Congress
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The US Postal Service (USPS) is losing $25M a day. This is what US Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe told a House committee on Wednesday, April 17, 2013. Donahoe also revealed the same amount of loss last January when he urged the upcoming 113th US Congress to prioritize the changes in postal service. USPS Postmaster […]


Mar 27, 2013

$5 ‘just looking’ fee being charged at grocery store in Australia (Photo)

$5 'just looking' fee being charged at grocery store in Australia (Photo)
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A so-called $5 ‘just looking’ fee is being implemented by a food specialty grocery store in Australia. A photo of the sign, as shown below, was first posted on Reddit on Sunday, March 24, 2013 by Reddit user BarrettFox and now has more than 1,300 comments, with most of them criticizing the store’s policy. $5 […]


Mar 19, 2013

$22 minimum wage in the US likely possible, Senator Elizabeth Warren suggests (Video)

$22 minimum wage in the US likely possible, Senator Elizabeth Warren suggests (Video)
By in Economy, Finance, International, Politics, United States No comments

A $22 minimum wage today in the US is likely possible. This is what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren suggested last week, as shown in the video below. The Democratic lawmaker noted that Americans should receive a minimum of $22 per hour salary, if productivity of workers has increased during the past decades. Sen Elizabeth Warren, […]


Mar 15, 2013

300,000 new millionaires added in the US due to stock market rise, wealth research company says

300,000 new millionaires added in the US due to stock market rise, wealth research company says
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There are now 300,000 new millionaires in the US, based on the latest data collected by Spectrem Group, a wealth research company in Chicago. The rise in the stock market rise reportedly played a major role in the said increase. The company said the data does not include primary residence. US Millionaires-Affluents graph (1997-2012) Credit: […]


Feb 21, 2013

First college to raise $1B in a single year is Stanford University, survey says

First college to raise $1B in a single year is Stanford University, survey says
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Stanford University becomes the first college to raise $1B in a single year, thus setting a new record for college fundraising, according to the latest Voluntary Support of Education (VSE) survey, conducted by Council for Aid to Education (CAE). Harvard University raised more than half only of Stanford‘s funds. Stanford University logo Image Credit: Stanford.edu […]