3 Thing That You Need To Know About Forex Market Regulations

The foreign exchange is by far the largest and most liquid financial market in the world, with an estimated $5.3 trillion traded globally on a daily basis. This is at least according to the most recent Bank for International Settlements’ (BIS) triennial survey, which evaluates markets according to their value and growth.

Forex market regulations

The size of this market has caused some issues in terms of regulation, however, as historically there has been no single global body tasked with policing the foreign exchange. Instead, individual countries have their own independent regulatory bodies, while national governments are also active in driving compliance from traders, banks and brokers alike.…

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A Brief Guide to Commodities Trading

Commodities are the raw materials that we use for sustaining lives. Some of the examples are energy and fuel, agricultural products, and metals. Metals, agricultural products, and energy are three classes of market commodities. These are the essential pillars of the global economy.

Trading commodities

Criteria that commodities need to fulfill

Commodities need to fulfill these three criteria:

  • Tradability: Tradable commodities needs to have values that can be used as production materials of other goods or servicers.

  • Deliverability: Can you physically deliver the commodities to the buyers?

  • Liquidity: Commodities’ liquidity offers you an opportunity to get in and out of an investment easily.

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From Company to Consumer: 3 Ways Corporations Are Giving Back for Social Change

In the past, many corporations tended to be self-focused; if we’re being realistic, most of them still are. However, some companies have begun to take a more serious look at the long-term impact their business practices have on social change and environmental damage.

corporate social responsibility

“Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) is a term that is now being used to describe their new business practices. The three kinds of CSR include environmental, philanthropic, and ethical labor practices. Implementing any of these strategies in your business is considered CSR and work wonders for company rapport and revenue.

For example, Sands Las Vegas Resort values sustainability as one of their top priorities.…

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Why Philanthropic Business is in Fashion

Ethical business is a hot topic these days, with consumers becoming more aware of the brands they are buying into, and what they stand for.

CIBC Run for Cure 2015

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Many larger companies, and even start-ups are taking on a philanthropic approach to their operations by supporting charity, donating a portion of their profit to ongoing projects and becoming proactive within their community. Not only does this raise awareness for important causes, support local communities and fund various projects, it can change how the consumer perceives that particular brand. If they are recognised for acting as a morally responsible, ethical and charitable company then this can only be a good thing.…

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Tapping Into Emerging Markets to Give your Business Start-up a Boost

Anyone starting a small business knows that being open to trading to the widest possible markets is an essential part of having an all-encompassing view of the future for the venture. With so many emerging markets around the world and the ability to reach out and connect with them online, it would be senseless for a new concern to constrict itself to more limited operations.

Dubai, UAE

Dubai, UAE

The idea of tapping into emerging markets might be something that a start-up should embrace, but how exactly should you go about doing it as a new entrepreneur?

International markets

There are a number of countries and regions around the world that have “come through the ranks” to take their place as important members of the global trading economy in recent years.…

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5 Things Every Small Business Owner Should Pay Attention to

Running a small business encompasses a lot of things, and different entrepreneurs have their own styles. There are, however, some things that one cannot ignore in this line of work, irrespectively of what kind of business he or she runs – at least if one hopes to achieve some measure of success. So what are these things are nowadays?

Small business team meeting

1. Improving Your Brand

Most small business owners aren’t very attentive to their brands. After all, they are just small-time entrepreneurs, what kind of brand can we talk about? In truth, it is one of the most glaring blunders you can do when starting out on your own.…

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How to Make your Next Business Event more Sustainable

In a UN study, 93% of CEO’s stated that sustainability would be an important factor in the future success of their business. While the importance of eco-friendliness in general to business in 2016 cannot be overlooked, there are times when more waste is produced. One such time is at bigger events, such as exhibitions and conferences.

SXSW

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In some cases environmental responsibility is shared with venues, caterers and attendees. However, there are ways you can minimise waste on behalf of your business and manage more sustainable events throughout the year.

Technology can help reduce paper waste

42% of all global wood harvest is used to make paper, and paper accounts for 50% of the waste that businesses produce.…

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From Invention to Innovation: Metal Forming and Machining in America

Most people don’t think too much about it. They just take for granted that we have things like buildings, automobiles, and tools. But, there was a time when metal forming, tool, and die manufacturing didn’t exist.

Metalworking

Pre-World War II

The history of metal forming and steel in America starts in the 19th century with the growth of pig iron. Britain went from 1.3 million tons in production in 1840 to 6.7 million tons in 1870. By 1913, there was 10.4 million tons being produced.

The U.S. started at a pitiful 0.32 tons, but by 1913 was producing 31.5 million – more than 3 times Britain.…

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What You Should Know Before Buying a Condo

In the condo market, you may find once-in-a-lifetime deals for your personal or business investing endeavor. But you can also find trouble – especially if you do not ask the right questions. It is important that you do your homework if you do not want to watch your dream of owning a condominium turn into a nightmare.

Condo apartment flats

Ideally, you should be looking for a stable community, such as those found in Property Guru rumah sewa or any other communities and if you notice any issues, just say no. If prices are great, you are making a good investment, but you have to make an informed decision.…

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The Cafe Owner’s Guide to Managing Melbourne’s Sporadic Weather Conditions

Melbourne is Australia’s most famous city for experiencing four seasons in a day. The weather can turn so quickly that it can leave many Melbournites frustrated as they enjoy the outdoors one minute only to be confronted with winds or blistering rain the next.

Cafe co-owners

For café owners, it is just as frustrating since many patrons want to enjoy the experience of the outdoors while they are enjoying their coffee. There are a few ways café owners can manage the change in weather.

Consider investing in indoor and outdoor heater.

It can get annoying when you are at a café and you are struggling to keep warm.…

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