• Tech Stocker, Canada
  • July 16, 2019

New Zealand coach wants rules review after ‘hollow’ World Cup final

New Zealand coach Gary Stead has called for the Cricket World Cup’s rules to be overhauled, labelling the showpiece final “hollow” after England defeated the Black Caps on a technicality. The …

Glamorgan sign Pakistan’s Fakhar Zaman for T20

Glamorgan Cricket have confirmed signing Pakistan’s opening batsman Fakhar Zaman for first eight games of the T20 Blast. The 29-year-old is available for Glamorgan’s opening eight matches in the competition as …

12 Packing Tips for Moving to Your New Home

Every time you move to a new home, you try to learn from past mistakes: You’ll manage your time better, save more money and your belongings will avoid damage. But even the most …

Gold holds at $1,400 with Powell’s testimony expected to provide a catalyst for the next big move

Gold futures inched lower on Monday, holding at $1,400 an ounce, as traders weighed the scope for rate cuts by the Federal Reserve following last week’s stronger-than-expected round of June jobs …

Europe’s Biggest Economy Is Looking at World Without Bond Yields

The last glimmer of positive yields on German bonds is in danger of being snuffed out. Thirty-year yields turning negative would be a first among major bond markets, with a global …

$11 Trillion In Bonds Yield Less Than Zero. Does It Matter?

According to a recent Bloomberg story, more than $11 trillion in world bonds currently trade at negative rates. This means that holders of these bonds expect to lose money. Remarkably, negative-rate bonds …

Under Trump, currencies may become next global battleground

President Donald Trump’s renewed focus on what he calls “unfair” exchange rates could presage a new global battlefield that has the potential to do great damage to the world economy. Trump …

Gold pares gains on US-China trade war optimism

Gold prices pared gains on Tuesday after U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed he would meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping at an international summit, fanning hopes that an end to the …

China stockpiles gold while letting US bond holdings slide

SHANGHAI — China reduced its holdings of U.S. government debt again in April even as Beijing’s gold reserves continued to grow, diversifying away from the dollar as ties with Washington fray. The …

How 7.4 Tons of Venezuela’s Gold Landed in Africa — and Vanished

ENTEBBE, Uganda — The government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is selling off his country’s gold reserves. Some of it has passed through a secretive operation in East Africa, a gambit …

Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard

Russia is continuing to explore the possibility of a gold-backed cryptocurrency for use as a cross-border settlement alternative with other countries. Under heavy sanctions from the US, the potential of a value-pegged cryptocurrency …

China warns US against opening Mideast ‘Pandora’s box’

BEIJING: China on Tuesday (Jun 18) warned against opening a “Pandora’s box” in the Middle East after the United States announced the deployment of 1,000 additional troops to the region amid escalating tensions with …

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