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Why is Alibaba a New Threat to Amazon?

How did Alibaba and Amazon start? A dream of Jack Ma, which has taken place in the garage of a man in China is making its place in the world marketplace. His ambition is to make Alibaba a global...

The Decentralized Power of Blockchain and its Future

Decentralized Power The thing that makes the concept of cryptocurrency so lucrative to people is its decentralized nature. The fact that there is no centralized body or ?middle money man? to take a cut out of a transaction...

Small Business Loan Setback

At least part of the problem with the current recession is the fact that right now it is next to impossible for small businesses to borrow money. And many small businesses are ready, able and willing to expand, if they just had the money...

Tips About How To Save Within Banks

A lot of us think that putting our money in the bank is a secure and wise way of saving. Yes, this is correct if we are wise in working with banks. Banks are not charitable institutions, these are profit-driven entities which charge different...

Nowhere To Go But Up?

In the late 1970?s interest rates were high, really high, about 17% or higher. At the time I wasn?t old enough for it to really affect me, rather I was just old enough for it to scare me into thinking that my generation would be...

Holiday Shopping Figures Point To Good News

According to early figures released on Sunday, the 2009 Holiday shopping season was good news for retailers. In contrast to the previous year of 2008, major retailing categories showed modest increases in sales while others were slightly down but still showing an improvement over...

The Catch-22 Of Credit and Jobs

As we have reported here before, there are far too many employers looking at credit reports and rejecting good employees outright if they have a poor credit score. It?s the proverbial Catch-22. If you are unemployed, as more than 6.5 million Americans are right now...

End of the Year Planning 2009 Taxes

December is the time when you need to start considering your tax status for the past year. For 2009, the tax rates will stay the same as last year and perhaps 2010 will be the same however, there will be an increase in the highest...