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    Apr 13, 2012 / 2:10pm

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  • US Dollar Reaches Record Lows Affects Trade

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    The US dollar plunged to a record low against the Euro in April. This happened immediately after the economic growth figures for the U.S. were released by the U.S. Commerce Department reporting the weakest results in four years. The release of these figures has people worried that the United States is in danger of falling behind the rest of the world economically, especially with the USD losing over 3.1% to the Euro already this year. The USD low was partnered with a Euro high, reaching past its previous high in December of 2004, above $1.3680, for the first time ever.

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  • What to Consider When Choosing Where to Retire

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Choosing where to retire is an important life decision and not an easy task. The right retirement destination can lead to years of contentment; the wrong choice can cause you to miss out on pursuing your passions as you are burdened with additional expenses. Several factors to mull over when choosing your retirement destination include a country's economic and political stability, cultural issues, and whether or not the country offers particular retirement benefit programs.

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  • Holiday Celebrations - Brazil

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Brazil is a country of many different ethnicities, however because it started out as a Portuguese colony, many of its traditions and customs come from this heritage. One of their most popular traditions is the use of a nativity scene, especially in northeastern Brazil. A Franciscan friar named Gaspar de Santo Agostinho introduced this during the 17th century. The nativity scenes can be scene displayed in churches, homes, and stores during the month of December.

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  • A Brief Overview of the Tokyo Stock Exchange

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    The Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE), located in Tokyo, Japan, is the second largest stock exchange in the world based on monetary volume, just behind the New York Stock Exchange. Under the authorization of the Japanese Prime Minister, Junichiro Koizumi, the TSE provides a market for securities exchange. The major functions of the exchange are to provide a market place, monitor trading, list securities, monitor listed securities, and supervise trading participants.

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  • City Dining - Chicago

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Chicago is the third largest city in the United States, and has long been known as having a storied and imaginative culinary landscape. The Windy City is known as the economic and cultural capital of the Midwest and for good reason. What makes Chicago so vibrant is that it's essentially an eclectic grouping of many different neighborhoods, with each one offering something interesting and unique. In each ethnic enclave, there are plenty of restaurants that serve delicious and authentic versions of that country's cuisine, and the best part of it all is how affordable the dining can be.

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  • Holiday Celebrations - Egypt

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Egyptians follow The Coptic Church, which is an Orthodox church. Because of this, Christmas is celebrated on January 7th rather than on December 25th. It is celebrated as a public holiday for Christians, with people having the days before and after off from school and work. The preceding Advent season lasts for forty-days, during which people are expected to abstain from eating meat, poultry and dairy products. However, more recently, most Egyptians only follow this rule during the last week of Advent. 

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  • Gifts From Greece

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    While the remnants of ancient Greece are spectacular, attracting visitors from all over the world, the modern culture has a vibrancy all its own. Whether it's art, fashion or jewelry, gifts from Greece are timeless.

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  • How Equity Traders Can Succeed in the Currency Market

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    The currency markets are driven primarily by macro economic news such as GDP figures, CPI data and employment reports. On the other hand, the price action in the equity markets is governed more by micro economic data such as company's sales and profits. Yet if you think about it the macro data that influences price in the currency market is simply the sum of the many micro data points from the equity market.

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