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Lessons To Learn From Madoff and Lehman Brothers Scandals?

Lessons To Learn From Madoff and Lehman Brothers Scandals?

Many people are lured to invest their money in financial market instruments that promise attractive yields. These instruments are, however, as opaque as black boxes.

Predictions For Google In 2009

Predictions For Google In 2009

Google’s Q&A service, used to implement Google help forums, will become a part of Google Apps.

GrandCentral will be publicly available in the US and the interface will integrate with Gmail.

Security Measure For Shoe Attacks [Pic]

Security Measure For Shoe Attacks [Pic]

A Saudi man has offered $10 million for the shoes of Iraqi journalist/shoe thrower Muntadar Al Zaidi. The offer comes from sixty-year-old fromSaudi Arabia. He describes the shoes as a “medal of freedom,” for which he is willing to sell most of his properties.

Oil Falls Below $37 Likely To Gather Pace Next Year

Oil Falls Below $37 Likely To Gather Pace Next Year

Oil fell toward $37 a barrel on Wednesday, tracking global equity losses and ahead of U.S. data expected to show an increase in crude stocks. Stock markets are again in a bearish trend after...

Toyota Projects Loss For The First Time In 70 Years

Toyota Projects Loss For The First Time In 70 Years

But the world’s largest vehicle manufacturer by sales volume and market value said it now expects to post a fiscal-year operating loss of nearly $1.7 billion, a dramatic turnaround from the $13.9 billion operating profit Toyota had forecast earlier this year and revised operating profit of $6.7 billion that it released in November. Media reports in Japan said it would be the first operating loss since just after the firm was founded in 1937.

People Giving Up Pets As Economy Falters

People Giving Up Pets As Economy Falters

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have a big job at hand and recently began a program called Help Out Pets Everywhere (HOPE) to provide food, medical care and temporary homes for pets belonging to families with financial difficulties. They received about eighteen applications in the first week, some of those people have never experienced hardship until now, and therefore, neither have their pets.

Top 10 Reasons For A Paved Path To Financial Hell

Top 10 Reasons For A Paved Path To Financial Hell

Leaving your money management to others (and often, the wrong people!). Strangely enough, not many people are too concerned about their finances, thinking that others will take care of it for them. This explains why most of us “jump shelters” from our parents to our employers and maybe the government. We erroneously assume that a “responsible” boss or government would help take care of our finances.

Maddox Fraud Warnings Missed Since A Decade

Maddox Fraud Warnings Missed Since A Decade

“The Securities and Exchange Commission, a once-proud agency with an impressive history as Wall Street’s top cop finds itself increasingly conducting autopsies of leading financial institutions after failing, in the first instance, to perform adequate biopsies.

Your Love For Books Can Come Back With Audio Books

Your Love For Books Can Come Back With Audio Books

An audio book is a voice recording of written material. An audio book is often referred to as a book on tape, as a cassette tape was initially the format offered when the audio...