• A European City in Canada, Montreal

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Ever dream of visiting a European city but are afraid to fly? Look no further than Montréal, our friendly northern neighbor’s second most populated city with just over 3.5 million inhabitants. Montréal mimics your typical European city in terms of culture, style, language, and atmosphere. It even has a river that runs through it. There is no better time to take a vacation up north, especially while it is warm, and the Canadian dollar remains weaker than the US dollar. The current exchange rate is 1USD = 1.10 CAD.

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  • Top Travel Destinations for 2007

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    The New Year is upon us, which means amongst many other things that the top travel destinations have been announced by many of the top publications. Usually, there are many discrepancies between these publications every year when naming the top destinations, however this year there seems to be an agreement on the top 10 travel sites outside the United States for the year 2007. With each spot having something unique to offer tourists, it is sometimes hard to figure out which location is best for you this year.

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  • Gifts from Italy

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    In addition to the cultural and historical attractions that draw people to Italy, the shopping is definately a spectacular attraction in itself. Clothing from top fashion designers, world famous glass art and ceramics, and of course some of the best wines in the world all provide a vast array of possible gifts for people of all interests.

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  • Microsoft Stock Information

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

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  • Holiday Celebrations - Australia & New Zealand

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Christmas in Australia and New Zealand comes in the middle of summer, which means there is no such thing as a white Christmas for these people. On the contrary, it means blue skies, bright sunshine and temperatures well into the eighties. It also means that in addition to preparing for Christmas, families are preparing to take their summer vacations, making this an extremely enjoyable time of year for most people.

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  • Day Trading: Profitable, but Risky

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Only a few years ago the phrase "day trading" used to be looked down upon by Wall Street big shots, however now it is common practice among people of all ages and experience. Day trading is the practice of buying and selling financial instruments during the day with the hope that throughout the day the price will continue to climb or fall in value, allowing quick profits to be made. Some of the more commonly day traded financial instruments include stocks, options, futures contracts and currencies.

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  • Stronger Dollar ? Good or Bad For the US?

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    By Richard Lee, Currency Analyst Published: February 22, 2007

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  • South African Holidays and Traditions

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    When Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress came into power at the end of the Apartheid in South Africa in 1994, they decided to change all of the national holidays to new national holidays that would be meaningful to all South Africans. In addition to creating new national holidays, Mandela led the congress to create The Public Holidays Act, which says that whenever any public holiday falls on a Sunday, the Monday following it will be a public holiday.

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  • Reserve Bank of Australia

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    Until 1959, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) acted as Australia's central bank. Founded in 1911, the CBA was originally a commercial bank, but gradually it accrued central bank functions as well. However, with the passing of Reserve Bank Act in 1959, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) inherited the central banking role from the CBA. The CBA retained its commercial banking functions and was renamed the Commonwealth Banking Corporation.

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  • Best Real Estate Investments in the World - Italy

    Apr 13, 2012 / 9:42am

    The miracle of Italy is that all the world’s treasures come packaged into this one beautiful country, including magnificent mountains, serene lakes, heavenly islands, fabulous cities, and wonderful walled villages. These attractions combined with a favorable climate and warm, friendly people make Italy a perfect destination for any kind of vacation. Italy has become an even more attractive option due to its extremely undervalued real estate. Thus, purchasing a vacation home in Italy may be a terrific investment.

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