Affirmations that will make you happier

YOU are what you believe in. You will fail if you believe you are doomed to fail. But if you believe that you are in control of your results, you will achieve your goals. Many people believe that affirmations have the potential to transform everything from income and careers, to relationships and self-image. These direct … Read more

The digital program increases the PERA numbers

Read this in the digital edition of the Manila Times. PERSONAL Equity and Retirement Account (PERA) contributors nearly tripled two years after launching a digital program, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said Tuesday. From 1,684 two years ago, PERA contributors have increased to 4,892 as of September 8 this year, the central bank said in … Read more

Hong Kong shares are up 5%, driving Asian market gains

Hong Kong’s equity benchmark rose more than 5% on Wednesday as Asian equities followed Wall Street’s gains. New Zealand’s equity benchmark rose 0.7% after its central bank raised its benchmark interest rate to 3.5%, saying inflation remained too high and manpower was scarce. The half-point rate hike was the fifth in a row by the … Read more

Tesco supermarket says profits plummet due to inflation

London, UK (AFP) – UK’s largest retailer, Tesco, announced a drop in profits in the first half on Wednesday as higher costs fueled by soaring inflation offset increased revenue. Profit after tax plunged to £ 253 million ($ 290 million) in the six months to the end of August from £ 781 million a year … Read more

Mortgage applications drop in the latest weekly survey; Buying activity below the pandemic minimum

from Active calculated risk 10/05/2022 07:00:00 Since MBA: Mortgage Applications Decline in Latest Weekly MBA Survey Mortgage applications were down 14.2% from a week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Application Survey for the week ending September 30, 2022. … The refinancing ratio fell by 18% from the previous … Read more

Brazil Consumer Confidence September 2022

The seasonally adjusted consumer confidence index published by the Getulio Vargas Foundation (Fundação Getúlio Vargas) jumped to 89.0 in September from 83.6 in August. The September result marked the best performance since January 2020. Despite the improvement, the index remained well below the 100 point mark, indicating continued pessimism among consumers. The increase came in … Read more

Burmese junta trumpets the continuous flow of natural gas revenues – The diplomat

Announcement Myanmar’s military junta earned more than $ 800 million from natural gas exports in the four months from April to July, the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar reported yesterday. The newspaper cited data from the junta’s Ministry of Commerce stating that the country exported 77.89 million kiloliters of natural gas during the aforementioned … Read more

left on 5/10/22 | naked capitalism

Lambert and I, and many readers, agree that Ukraine has created the worst information environment ever. We hope readers will work together to mitigate the fog of war – both real fog and stage fog – in the comments. None of us need more cheerleading, unlinked meme repeats; there are platforms for that. Low-value, unlinked … Read more

Bitcoin vs gold: what’s the difference? (Video)

While any asset can serve as money, not all assets are equal in terms of monetary qualities. In the bitcoin vs gold debate, who wins? In this episode of Liberty Curious, AIER Editor-in-Chief David Waugh and Kate Wand discuss the differences between gold and bitcoin and how each could improve against fiat currencies. Watch the … Read more