If you want to become rich, Jim Rogers, investment whiz, best-selling author and one of Wall Street’s towering personalities, has this advice: Become a farmer. Food prices have been high recently.
It is a Saturday and nearly noon in Bidor, Malaysia, a small rural town about 160 km north of the nations capital, Kuala Lumpur. The coffee shops are filling up with people, mostly rubber and oil palm farmers, many of whom roar into town in new Toyota and Ford pickup trucks
Not for many years has a Christmas season begun with so many tidings of spreading discomfort and lack of joy about the U.S. economy
They are the forgotten partners. It is obvious but often overlooked: for every teenage mother there is a father, usually a teenager who finds himself treated as an outsider, receiving none of the solicitous attention that occasionally attends the mother and child
China ordered its banking institutions Friday to maintain back more funds as reserves in its newest transfer to curb lending and cool a spike in inflation The buy raising reserves 0.5% of deposits is the second this kind of move this year by the central financial institution and follows 6 reserve raises in 2010. Reserves […]
Half of U.S. pays no federal income tax Credits for low- and middle-income families exempt many Tax Day is a dreaded deadline for millions, but for nearly half of U.S. households it’s simply somebody else’s problem. About 47 percent will pay no federal income taxes at all for 2009. Either their incomes were too low, […]