Business

What Ails Pakistan’s Largest Electric Supply Company?

A Pakistani magazine interviews Karachi Electric's Chairman Ikram Sehgal about the state of KE and the facts behind the death of 33 people, electrocuted in the aftermath of the recent downpours in Karachi.

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Where Did Gold Come From: Black Holes, Aztecs And The Gods

From Ancient Egypt to the U.S. Treasury its history is one of war, death, love and prosperity.

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U.S. to “Drown the World” in Oil 

Going forward, new production from the U.S. will be eight times larger than the next largest source of growth, which is Canada. In fact, the U.S. will add 1.5 times more oil and gas than the rest of the world combined.

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How to Invest if You’re Worried a Recession is Coming

Business investment and consumer confidence are taking a hit due to the growing economic jitters and uncertainty over the ongoing trade war with China. An important bond market recession warning – known as an inverted yield curve – is spooking investors.

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Land Clearing and Farming Contribute a Third of the World’s Greenhouse Gases

Given the mounting impacts of climate change on food security and land condition, there is no time to lose.

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Eight Ways to Halt a Global Food Crisis

If we are to avoid a global food crises, we need to re-imagine where our food comes from and move, at least in part, towards more seasonal diets with a lower use of land and a serious reduction in global trade – especially for fruits, vegetables, and protein.

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Who is Benefitting from US Economy’s Longest Ever Expansion

Overall, a well-performing economy should be one where most families take two steps forward during expansions and one step back during recessions. But that’s not America’s reality today.

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Winners and Losers in the US-China Trade War

It’s difficult to say where this trade war will end. For any country to declare it has won may not be that difficult as this is purely a matter of political gamesmanship. In reality, however, escalating tariffs are damaging to businesses and consumers across the world.

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How To Buy Gold For $3 An Ounce

Gold stocks have been beaten down for far too long, and now they are just like a high-tension spring - ready to explode at the slightest nudge. 

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Facebook claims Libra Offers Economic Empowerment – An Economist is Skeptical

Will Libra lives up to Zuckerberg’s lofty economic goals and empower billions of people? But the consequences of one day relying entirely on ones and zeroes to power our economies is worrisome.

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