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The 18 countries with the lowest tax rates in the world

Friday, October 9th, 2015 The 18 countries with the lowest tax rates in the world

When looking at where to locate themselves, international businesses pay a lot of attention to the tax rates in different countries. Governments also often compete to one-up each other on their business taxes. The World Economic Forum’s recent global competitiveness report uses “total tax rate” as one measure of how […]

Diamonds Are A Sham And It’s Time We Stop Getting Engaged With Them

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 Diamonds Are A Sham And It’s Time We Stop Getting Engaged With Them

Americans exchange diamond rings as part of the engagement process, because in 1938 De Beers decided that they would like us to. Prior to a stunningly successful marketing campaign 1938, Americans occasionally exchanged engagement rings, but wasn’t a pervasive occurrence.

Not only is the demand for diamonds a marketing invention, but diamonds aren’t actually that rare. Only by carefully restricting the supply has De Beers kept the price of a diamond high.

BRICS Nations to Form New Bank to Replace IMF & World Bank – Article and Videos

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013 BRICS Nations to Form New Bank to Replace IMF & World Bank – Article and Videos

The BRICS nations are set to approve the establishment of a new development bank to rival the World Bank and IMF at their fifth annual summit, which is due to start in the eastern South African city of Durban. The BRICS are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa.

12 US Cities Where It’s Cheaper To Buy A Home Than To Rent One

Friday, January 25th, 2013 12 US Cities Where It’s Cheaper To Buy A Home Than To Rent One

A list of the 12 best metropolitan areas in America,  where buying a home opposed to renting may actually work out much cheaper. We looked at the average rental and sale prices of 2 bedroom units, for 12 metros with the lowest rent-buy ratio. A lower rent ratio would signal a buyer’s market.

Brazil Olympics + World Cup 2014 Facilities – Official Video Exclusives

Monday, September 10th, 2012 Brazil Olympics + World Cup 2014 Facilities – Official Video Exclusives

All sports held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 4 venue clusters, Linked by high performance transport rail, New 6 lane high ways, Brazil’s economy has over taken United Kingdom’s (England’s) and Brazil is now places as the 5th or 7th largest economy in the world …

The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2012

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 The World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies 2012

World’s 50 Most Innovative Companies of 2012, check out each companies profile

Finance, Stocks, Shares & ISA glossary – A-Z Definitions – explained

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 Finance, Stocks, Shares & ISA glossary – A-Z Definitions – explained

Finance, Stocks, Shares & ISA glossary – A-Z Definitions – Nice, simple and easy to use..

Brazil Economy & Investment Latest News – 56 Stories here – BRIC Superpower

Monday, March 14th, 2011 Brazil Economy & Investment Latest News – 56 Stories here – BRIC Superpower

Brazil just became the 5th largest economy in the World (over taking Britain & France). 56..

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