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Comprehensive gold policy on cards [0.18]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 2:12 p.m. by Markets @ [source]

Ministry of along with Ministry of Commerce, of India, Ministry of and other stakeholders are coming out with a comprehensive This was stated by the India Bullion and Jewellers Association (IBJA) in a statement issued on the outcome of its just concluded 14th edition of India International Gold Convention 2017 organised in Goa.

Policy under preparation, according to participants, includes setting up of gold spot exchange for transparent trading, India good delivery standard that will make gold refund in India as acceptable for good delivery, permitting banks dealing in gold to hedge in gold options.

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In Major League Baseball when a rookie comes up, they have to carry bags and do other menial stuff. It’s part of ritual hazing that goes on.

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The digital currency bitcoin vaulted to a new record high above $4000 on Saturday, boosted by strong Japanese demand on its way to multiplying its value fourfold this year.

The digital currency has now quadrupled in 2017, and is up about 40 percent in August alone.

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Stocks may run into more trouble this week, but a vocal Wall Street bull believes that's no reason to get bearish.

Stocks are coming off their second worst week of the year, as tensions escalated between North Korea and the United States.

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Did you ever wonder how many credit cards the average American has? And for everyday purchases, you can find cards that offer a flat rate for cash back of as much as 2%.

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David Einhorn, of Greenlight Capital, has been on the wrong side of the Telsa Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) trade of late -- he's shorting the stock.

When investing geniuses David and Tom Gardner have a stock tip, it can pay to listen.

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When you look at Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) as an investment opportunity, the stock often sends mixed messages. Amazon shares don't know how to stop rising, but the e-tailer's earnings are flimsy at best.

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Where can Americans get the best healthcare?

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A reverse mortgage can indeed be a big boon in retirement, providing needed income and improving your financial security. But reverse mortgages are not without some drawbacks and dangers.

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Aqua America (NYSE: WTR) is one of the largest publicly traded water utilities on the market. To understand that, we need to take a closer look at how Aqua America makes most of its money.

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Though our economy has seen its share of recessions, one of the most damaging downturns in history was none other than the fairly recent Great Recession that lasted from 2007 to 2009. Now just because we've been recession-free for roughly eight years doesn't necessarily mean we're due for another one soon, but because the economy tends to be somewhat cyclical, we can't rule out the possibility of another significant downturn within the next half-decade.

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If a picture or graph is worth a thousand words, then one of the most fulfilling earnings presentations you can look through is that of TrueCar, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRUE) , a leading digital automotive marketplace offering consumers pricing transparency and dealerships more cost-efficient sales leads; its presentations are filled with valuable graphs. This year through mid-July, TrueCar's stock price had jumped roughly 90% before dropping over the past month, but if these three graphs from the second quarter are any indication, the company's investing story is rolling again.

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Why I Love Axon Enterprise [0.19]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 1:35 p.m. by Latest Articles in Stocks @ [source]

There aren't a lot of companies on the market that have the top market share in a rapidly growing business where public policy trends are working in their favor, and that has a high-margin product to top it off. Axon won't make much, or any, money from selling body cameras to officers, but it will make a lot of money selling associated services that are required to maximize the value of those body cameras.

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So far, 2017 hasn't been a very good year for movie theater investors. The U.S. box office is down over 4% so far this year -- even though the average ticket price has increased by 3%.

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Warren Buffett's $100 Billion Problem [0.19]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 1:35 p.m. by Latest Articles in Stocks @ [source]

Berkshire Hathaway 's (NYSE: BRK-A) (NYSE: BRK-B) second-quarter earnings report revealed that the company's cash stockpile has grown to nearly $100 billion, virtually all of which is located in the United States and would be relatively easy to put to work.

Here's why Berkshire's massive stockpile of cash is a problem for Buffett and his shareholders and what the company might choose to do about it.

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In the pay-television market, the big keep getting bigger. Cord-cutting , the practice of people dropping traditional pay television in favor of streaming options, has increased.

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A good credit score can make it easier for you to get a loan and can make it far less expensive for you to borrow money for big purchases, like a new home. You don't want to inadvertently hurt your efforts to earn good credit by making an innocent and avoidable mistake, so check out these five ways you could be messing up your credit score to avoid preventable errors.

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Whether or not the late U.S. senator from Illinois Everett Dirksen actually every said those exact words, the sentiment is undeniable.

Granted, ExxonMobil has been spending more to cover its dividend than it's make on the bottom line lately.

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The Housing Bottom and Comparing Housing Recoveries [0.07]

Posted on Aug. 13, 2017, 12:21 p.m. by Calculated Risk @ [source]

In early 2012 I wrote The Housing Bottom is Here and Housing: The Two Bottoms, I pointed out there are usually two bottoms for housing: the first for new home sales, housing starts and residential investment, and the second bottom is for house prices.

In 2012, I argued that the current housing recovery would continue to be sluggish relative to previous housing recoveries.

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In most cases, the confusion could be cleared up by asking a simple question. She could then take her $66,000 in investment gains and steer those funds to a traditional IRA.

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