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Amazing Corporate Headquarters

Amazing Corporate Headquarters

Photographs: Source, Softeis/Wikipedia Commons BMW Headquarters Headquarters of: BMW City: Munich Country: Germany BMW Headquarters is a Munich landmark, which has been serving as world headquarters for the Bavarian automaker BMW for almost 40 years. It was declared a protected historic building in 1999. Extensive refurbishments commenced in 2004 and were completed in 2006. Photographs: […]

What went wrong with Facebook IPO

What went wrong with Facebook IPO

It’s been less than a week since Facebook went public, and while the IPO made CEO Mark Zuckerberg and many others very wealthy, the botched way in which the offering was done has sparked investigations, lawsuits and regulatory threats. It has also sparked a lot of anger toward the social media company, lead underwriter Morgan […]

This is what United States of America owes! (Biggest Holders of US Debt)

This is what United States of America owes! (Biggest Holders of US Debt)

With the United States government deadlocked in talks with the opposition over raising the debt ceiling; it is time to take a look at the US debt issue. Like all governments, the United States borrows hard cash through treasury bonds. It issues government securities that other countries and institutions buy. The US national debt — […]

ETrade vs. Scottrade vs. Ameritrade: Which is Better?

ETrade vs. Scottrade vs. Ameritrade: Which is Better?

E*Trade, Scottrade, and Ameritrade are today’s leading online brokerage companies that offer a simple way to buy and sell stocks. If you’re not an experienced investor, but still want to take a plunge into the stock market, learning about different options available can help you find out the benefits of each. Still, each brokerage offers […]

Hottest phones to come in 2010

Hottest phones to come in 2010

If you think the phones currently on the shelf are hot, think again. A hotter crop of smartphones will hit the market later this year. Most cell phone manufacturers have unveiled their best models at Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress in last one week. When these hotties make a debut in the market, they may make […]

Must-knows before buying a house in India

Must-knows before buying a house in India

For most NRIs as well as the rest of Indians, buying a house is perhaps their biggest one-time investment. A decade back, most of the salaried people in the country and abroad would put their lifetime savings at the fag end of their career to buy a home for themselves. In the past one decade, […]

Some of the most controversial magazine covers

Some of the most controversial magazine covers

The New Yorker, July 21, 2008 Description: The Obama Couple Satire, This cover by famous New Yorker cartoonist Barry Blitt was heavily criticized by both the McCain and Obama camps during the 2008 US election. While the piece was meant to be a satire of allegations lobbed at the couple by their detractors, its inopportune […]

World’s top 10 brands

World’s top 10 brands

The business of building brands is a tough one. And it takes years of hard work, great service, great product, sustained socially responsible work and a lot more to create a brand that people hold store by. In today’s ever-changing economy, entrepreneurs seek specialists’ help to launch their products and create brands. Often big corporate […]

World’s 10 safest banks

World’s 10 safest banks

Be that as it may, bank stability seems to high on corporate and investor agenda now. And it is against this backdrop that the Global Finance magazine has published its 18th annual list of the world’s safest banks. The dust seems to be settling now after two eventful years that witnessed many financial giants drop […]

9 Great Tips From Stock Market Masters

9 Great Tips From Stock Market Masters

Great traders are created, not born. Those who lack discipline, persistence and self-confidence lose the never-ending challenge of trading profits. But those who survive the battle by using the tools used by the masters enjoy the fruits of consistent success. Different master traders use different methods and approaches. But what is that one aspect that […]

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