Egyptian Billionaire Eyes Further Pakistan Real Estate Projects

March 11, 2018

Egyptian billionaire largest development outside Karachi, the military’s housing business has sped up efforts to grab market share. Hamdy sees overseas Pakistanis particularly in the U.S., U.K. and Middle East as major buyers and is considering launching another housing project by the end of 2018. A shortage of housing units will boost construction activity in Pakistan as the urban population grows by nearly 30 million by 2027, BMI Research said in a December report. Construction has been …


U.S. Stocks Sink Most Since 2011 as Rout Deepens: Markets Wrap

… credit rating, topping the rout that followed China’s shock devaluation of the yuan, the Brexit selloff and jitters heading into the presidential election. Trading volume was almost double the 30-day average. All but two stocks in the broad gauge declined. “This is classic risk off that may not end any time soon,” says Win Thin, head of emerging-market currency strategy at Brown Brothers Harriman. Selling accelerated shortly after 3 p.m. in New York, with the Dow sinking …

February 8, 2018

Bitcoin Whipsaws Investors as Bubble Shows Signs of Bursting

Bitcoin whipsawed investors, falling below $8,000 for the first time since November before recovering most of Friday’s losses, as a miserable 2018 continued for cryptocurrencies. Since reaching a record high of $19,511 on Dec. 18 shortly after the introduction of regulated futures contracts in the U.S., Bitcoin has wiped out more than half its value amid waves of negative news. Setbacks included escalating regulatory threats from authorities around the world including India, raided …

February 5, 2018

Trump’s Tariffs on Solar Mark Biggest Blow to Renewables Yet

… the U.S.,” Fatih Birol, executive director of the International Energy Agency, said at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. “I don’t believe this decision will reverse the solar expansion in the U.S. The global solar industry will adjust. The penetration of solar in the U.S. will continue.” First Solar is the largest of a handful of panel makers left in the U.S. after most of the industry migrated to China in the past decade. That means the major impact of …

January 25, 2018

“Ice Boy” Goes Viral After Walking 3 Miles in Cold to Take ExamsInternet Outrage Ensues Against Government

… his school headmaster, it’s the frigid trek this brave 8-year-old makes every day in hopes of bettering his life through education. The photo taken at a school in Ludian County in the northeastern Yunnan Province has generated an Internet outcry for the plight of China’s millions of “left-behind” children just like Little Wang. The boy currently lives with his grandma and sister in a rundown home, while his parents have left to the city to find work—but …

January 14, 2018

Global Debt Hits Record $233 Trillion

Global debt rose to a record $233 trillion in the third quarter of 2017, more than $16 trillion higher from end-2016, according to an brake on central banks trying to raise interest rates, given worries about the debt servicing capacity of highly indebted firms and government, the IIF analysts wrote. More From this publisher : HERE ; This post was curated using : TrendingTraffic Recommended ProductsPush Button eCom $500/Week Lite Edition The All In One One Social Traffic SolutionEZ …

January 10, 2018

Nikki Haley threatens the entire U.N. over Jerusalem vote

… Those would be: China, France, Russia, United Kingdom, Bolivia, Egypt, Ethiopia, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Senegal, Sweden, Ukraine, and Uruguay. Update 1:19pm CT, Dec. 20: At the beginning of his cabinet meeting today, President Trump threatened to cut off U.S. aid to any country that voted to condemn the U.S. Related video Dave Rubin is defending free speech from progressives “All these nations that take our money and then vote against us at the Security Council or the assembly, they …

December 22, 2017

World’s Largest Water Diversion Plan Won’t Quench China’s Thirst

Autumn rains came too late to save the stunted stalks of Shu Xinguo’s corn crop, withered by a dry July growing season. "We rely on the weather for our living," said Shu, weary and resigned, his tanned hands hoisting bundles of his remaining crop — green and yellow tobacco leaves — onto a three-wheeled tractor. “There’s no water for irrigation, and the well in the village has no water either.” Sixty kilometers away, China’s largest …

December 15, 2017