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NZD/USD Forecast Jan. 4-8

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The New Zealand dollar made its way higher in the holiday week. Can it continue rising? The milk auction is the only event on the kiwi calendar, but it’s certainly an important one. Here is an analysis of fundamentals and an updated technical analysis for NZD/USD. With no releases in New Zealand, the kiwi extended […]

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Yes, you really do need to start worrying about that $28 trillion in debt that's hangoing over China

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This photo is of Wu Lin’an (on the left) giving stock investment advice to members of the public in a “street stock salon” in central Shanghai, China, earlier this year. Reuters described Wu’s investment strategy this way: “Wu, seeing himself as a senior player in stock investment, believes and advises others that the Chinese Communist […]

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'Game of Thrones' Author Misses Book Deadline

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The author of a popular fantasy series confirmed Saturday that he missed the last deadline that would have allowed the sixth novel in his fantasy series to be published before the next TV series begins. The failure to meet the December 31 deadline will mean the sixth season of HBO’s Game of Thrones series will […]

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Vegas Police Investigate Chris Brown For Alleged Battery

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police are investigating an allegation of battery against R&B singer Chris Brown. Lt. Jeff Goodwin says authorities received a call shortly before 10:30 a.m. Saturday about the alleged battery at the Palms Casino Resort. Goodwin would not release any details about the allegation, saying the investigation is still going […]

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Elevate Your Leadership in 2016

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When writing No-Drama Leadership which was published in 2015, I had the privilege to interview one of the greatest leaders of our time, Francis Hesselbein, former CEO of Girl Scouts of the USA. Frances defines leadership as a matter of how to be, not how to do, saying, “We have spent half of our lives […]