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Bill Gates launches chicken plan to help Africa poor

Bill Gates launches chicken plan to help Africa poor

Not satisfied with trying to stamp out malaria, recycling poo water into something people can drink and subjecting world + dog to software over the years, now Bill Gates wants to solve hunger in sub-Saharan Africa. “Help me give away 100,000 chickens,” Gates said on Twitter, “If I were living in extreme poverty, I’d want […]

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Brexit Could Cost The UK £34bn in Export Tax and Other Trade Barriers

Brexit Could Cost The UK £34bn in Export Tax and Other Trade Barriers

According to Sajid Javd, Brexit could cost the UK £34bn in export tax and other trade barriers. The Business Secretary said each business could face additional charges of £80,000 British businesses risk being hit with £34.4bn in export taxes and other trade barriers if the UK votes to leave the EU, according to Sajid Javid. The […]

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Economic Loss of Canada’s Wildfire Explosion

Economic Loss of Canada’s Wildfire Explosion

A raging Canadian wildfire grew explosively on Saturday as hot, dry winds pushed the blaze across the energy heartland of Alberta and smoke forced the shutdown of a major oil sands project. The fire that has already prompted the evacuation of 88,000 people from the city of Fort McMurray was on its way to doubling […]

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Panama Papers Revelation to The Financial World

Panama Papers Revelation to The Financial World

Panama Papers: U.S. Will Issue Long-Delayed Rule on Shell Companies LOUIS (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury Department intends to soon issue a long-delayed rule forcing banks to seek the identities of people behind shell-company account holders, after the “Panama Papers” leak provoked a global uproar over the hiding of wealth via offshore banking devices. A […]

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Recycling Carbon Dioxide With Hopes of Reducing Oil Dependence

Recycling Carbon Dioxide With Hopes of Reducing Oil Dependence

Carbon dioxide gets a bad rap. Out of all the waste gases produced by human activity — manufacturing, agriculture, electricity production, transportation — carbon dioxide is the biggest byproduct and is fingered as the leading culprit behind global warming. In fact, it accounts for 76% of all annual global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the […]

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How Much Longer Can Google Escape The UK Tax System?

How Much Longer Can Google Escape The UK Tax System?

Google pays a paltry amount of tax in the UK. How long can it get away with doing so? Every year when Google files its documents with Companies House, a fresh wave of outrage follows at the small size of its tax bill. The UK is Google’s second largest market, with $4bn in sales coming […]

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Davos 2016: CEO’s Very Gloomy on Economic Growth

Davos 2016: CEO’s Very Gloomy on Economic Growth

Global chief executives are more pessimistic about growth than this time last year, according to a survey. Only 27% of interviewees thought growth would improve, against 37% in 2015, the report by consultants PwC showed. Business leaders are increasingly worried about geopolitical risks, as well as China’s economic slowdown and the falling oil price. The […]

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US Stocks Dive As Oil Price Falls Back Below $30 A Barrel

US Stocks Dive As Oil Price Falls Back Below $30 A Barrel

The losses wiped out the gains recorded on Thursday, when a small rebound in the oil price had sparked a recovery. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 356.86 points, or 2.2%, at 16,022.19. The S&P 500 index dropped 39.04 points, or 2%, to 1,882.80, while the Nasdaq index shed 100.82 points, or 2.2%, to […]

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Violence Hurts Bethlehem’s Christmas Tourism Business

Violence Hurts Bethlehem’s Christmas Tourism Business

Hotel owners are struggling to fill beds, as violence continues in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Tourism to Bethlehem is down this Christmas, the mayor of the city revered by Christians as the birthplace of Jesus said, as violence continued to grip Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories. Bethlehem’s hotel owners are struggling to […]

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The Biggest Loser From A Stronger Dollar May Be China, Not The U.S.

The Biggest Loser From A Stronger Dollar May Be China, Not The U.S.

The biggest loser from a stronger dollar may be China, not the U.S. And that’s why some economists predict the Asian nation will loosen its currency’s link to the greenback and allow the yuan to depreciate. The People’s Bank of China took what may be a small step in that direction on Wednesday when it […]

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