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Top 10 Countries With Largest Gold Reserves

Top 10 Countries With Largest Gold Reserves

Top 10 Countries With Largest Gold Reserves by Frank Holmes Beginning in 2010, central banks around the world turned from being net sellers of gold to net buyers of gold. Last year they collectively added 483 tonnes—the second largest annual […]

Self-Driving Trucks Make It Across Europe

Self-Driving Trucks Make It Across Europe

The self-driving trucks have arrived in Rotterdam after successfully navigating their way across Europe. A so-called “platoon” of smart trucks arrived in the Dutch city after using WiFi to make their way across the continent. The idea is to group […]

Iceland Plans To Lift Capital Controls Imposed In 2008

Iceland Plans To Lift Capital Controls Imposed In 2008

Politicians in Iceland have announced a plan to ease of capital controls, which represents a huge step in the financial rehabilitation of the country. Prime Minister Sigmundur Davio Gunnlaugsson, and finance minister Bjarni Benediktsson announced the move on Monday, almost 7 years after […]

Amazon.com, Inc. Tax Bills To Rise In Europe

Amazon.com, Inc. Tax Bills To Rise In Europe

E-commerce giant Amazon is to start reporting its figures on a country-by-country basis, which will lead to increased tax bills in key markets. Amazon has long been criticized for the small amount of tax it pays in Europe. Now the European […]

ING and CASA – Beacons in the Dark: Jefferies

ING and CASA – Beacons in the Dark: Jefferies

During the third quarter, ING Groep NV (ADR) (NYSE:ING) is set to benefit from NIM, while Credit Agricole SA (EPA:ACA) (OTCMKTS:CRARY)’s CET1 will be improved. Accordingly, Jefferies analysts have assigned a ‘Buy’ rating on both banks Omar Fall and the […]

iPhone 6: The Manufacturing Adventure [INFOGRAPHIC]

iPhone 6: The Manufacturing Adventure [INFOGRAPHIC]

Below, a fascinating infographic depicting the truly global effort that goes into building an iPhone 6. Virtually every region around the world is involved, with suppliers from nations as disparate as Japan and the Netherlands, and assembly sites as far-flung […]