Can the kind of person you are affect your auto insurance rates?
You will be surprised at the number of personal factors that can drive the cost of your auto insurance and that many a time, it is you who can rein in and avoid some extra money going away from you via its premiums. Of course, the basic pricing cannot change, but it would certainly help if you get an idea about the above-mentioned factors.
Gold, Silver and Stock Prices at their Tipping Points
Over the past year we have been learning more about the financial situations across the pond in Europe. With international issues on the rise, investors are panicking trying to find a safest haven for their capital. This money has been bouncing from one investment to another trying to avoid the next major crash in stocks, bonds, currencies and commodities.
On 7 October 2001, the opening phase of "Operation Enduring Freedom" U.S. military campaign began, which quickly drove the Taliban and its al-Qaida affiliates from Kabul on 12 November.
Since then, 1,760 U.S. troops have been killed in Afghanistan along with 942 International Security Assistance Force soldiers, a total of 2,702 foreign military dead, with no end in sight.
As noted by Richard Heinberg on June 22nd, 2011, the media has lacked the ability to connect the economic situations in the Middle East and their uprisings to what is happening in Europe. I would avoid the word “Revolution” in the case of the Middle Eastern uprisings, seeing as no dramatic systemic changes have taken place, only the ousting of dictators.
Tajikistan, a Frail Nation-State Amidst the New “Great Game”
It Isn't Just Lost Jobs--It's the Lost Jobs Machine
The picture below is worth a thousand words. And $50 trillion.
Financial Assets held by households - Chart
This was just released by the Bank of Japan as part of their new "flow of funds" reporting. Basically, it outlines the composition of Japanese household assets versus counterpart households in America.