It’s been a few years since Starbucks was publicly corrected for their false claim that coffee was the second most traded commodity after oil. Oil at the time was at a stellar $788 billion and coffee came in around $19 billion, which left plenty of space for other commodities in between. While Starbucks defended this claim based on futures trading figures, it left coffee in the dark. But for commodity investors, it highlighted the importance of doing proper research before lumping all their money together behind a single commodity based on what just anyone says, even major corporations.Continue reading “A Beginner’s Guide To Commodity Investment”
There is no doubt that social media has changed the world. In particular, it has changed the way that many businesses are marketing these days. In fact, thanks to social media some of these smaller businesses with limited marketing budgets are now able to compete with the big boys that have unlimited budgets. Whether you have just started your business or you have been in business for years, there are a number of ways that you can benefit from social media.
Cryptocurrencies are among the most popular topic of discussion for pretty much everyone. Since the initial launch of Bitcoin back in 2009, the blockchain technology behind Bitcoin and thousands of other altcoins slowly started to merge into a lot of aspects of our society. Those aspects may range from simple payment procedures to healthcare and even government, but at the end of the day, the blockchain technology is becoming a necessity in most technologies out there.
Dematerialization eliminated the need for physical certificates when you invest in any kind of security. Historically, every time you bought or sold any financial product, the certificate needed to be sent to the issuer for name transfer. It was a long and cumbersome procedure. This lengthy process is no longer required as all securities are held in an electronic form.Continue reading “How Your Demat Account Works?”
It is possible to start investing with little money; you do not have to have thousands of dollars to start the investment journey. Knowing where to invest and knowing the right investment practices are very important if you hope to reap the benefits of your hard work.Continue reading “How to invest smartly.”
Most businesses these days recognize that they need a website to survive in an increasingly online world. Chances are, even your local plumber or electrician has a website. Businesses use a website to build their brand and make it easier for customers to find them online.
The ability of human beings to adapt to different situations and come out winning on the other side is something that has stood us in good stead over ages.
Ever since one of the biggest bubble bursts of our time, the Great Recession of 2008, blindsided us with a huge 8 trillion dollar deficit, we have changed the way we look at work. During the recession, 8.4 million jobs were lost in the US labor market alone. This had a domino effect worldwide with a huge glut of finances and jobs.Continue reading “MAKING THE MOST OF A GIG ECONOMY – ARE FREELANCE JOBS VIABLE?”
Graduates of post-secondary institutions are facing higher amounts of student debt than ever before. With the state of the American economy, more people are making the choice to pursue a post-secondary education to secure themselves future employment.
For any business owner, investing in their business means investing in assets that can boost productivity and profits. One of the go-to methods of investment is purchasing a business vehicle. For some organizations, owning a business vehicle is an integral part of providing their service.
Digital signage allows businesses to showcase a variety of media on a digital display that can be placed in a range of settings, including universities, lobbies, malls and restaurants. The potential digital signage has to fully engage and speak to people, not just in retail, but
across a whole range of industry sectors is only just being realised.
Burnouts have become a collective term for people in demanding jobs. Various factors contribute to having one, but there are always telling signs before the eventual “running out of steam” take place. It does not pick and choose the industry it affects people on. A public school teacher can have a burnout as easily as a divorce and family law expert. The cause is, however, the same; chronic stress.
The technology world is a fast changing one and that inevitably means that we end up with equipment that is surplus to requirements after just a few years of use. Much of this ends up in landfill, but it shouldn’t.