Category Archives: ECONOMY

Is higher octane gas worth the $208.00 increase in gas costs per year? Does the higher octane premium gas result in better mileage? Is better fuel economy attained by using premium gas? Does higher octane gas enable your car run better? It will cost you $208.00 annually if you fill your car with premium gas instead of regular. The difference between regular fuel and premium fuel is about twe......
A highly developed country, Australia is the world’s 13th-largest economy and has the world’s fifth-highest per capita income. With a nominal GDP of $1.507 trillion, and a GDP per capita of $66,984, as estimated by the IMF in 2011. Australia’s military expenditure is the world’s 13th-largest. With the second-highest human development index globally, Australia ranks highly in many internation......
So, why you should purchase precious metals, particularly gold and silver? Listed here are a few of the reasons. Capital Preservation Capital maintenance is possibly the most typical aim of dealers when they acquire precious metals. Primarily, they are really securing to prevent currency decline. It is a way for them to protect their-own money. Think about it is as being the equivalent of bu......
Renting a car as a gift for a loved one is a great idea. Usually, there are two ways you can gift a rental car. One is with a prepaid card and the other is with a gift card. Also, for renting a car to gift, you have to submit your driver’s license. That’s all fine. But how to go about the process for rent a car in Rockhampton? Let’s find out. First of all, you need to shop around for some ca......
To comment that the world’s economy is struggling is a bit of an understatement. Consumers have been pinching pennies for years. The tourism industry is now beginning to feel the pinch. Cyprus tourism is suffering a steady decline with a bleak outlook. January 2009 showed a 7.1 percent decrease in the number of tourists visiting Cyprus, compared to the same month in 2008. The number of......
Having realized the increasing importance of the blue economy for its future development, China raised the development of its marine economy to a part of its national-level strategy in the 12th Five-Year Plan for Economic and Social Development. In response, China’s State Council released the 12th Five-Year Development Plan for National Marine Economy (guofa [2012] No. 50, hereinafter referr......
The EPA’s new fuel economy label for 2013 will soon be appearing on vehicle window stickers at a dealer near you. Required for all 2013 model year vehicles (49 CFR Part 575), the revised EPA fuel economy sticker includes a wealth of new vehicle information regarding vehicle fuel consumption and emissions with such data as greenhouse gas emissions, smog rating, and fuel cost over a 5 year per......
In recent weeks, there has been considerable focus on the growing possibility of another U.S. recession – a risk that we peg at about 40%. This prospect has raised questions about Canada’s ability to withstand such a shock. Despite Canada’s relatively strong economic fundamentals and the continued outlook for growth, the economy is more vulnerable to a nasty external surpri......
With a slumping world economy and the American jobless rate a few points shy of 10%, most companies are forming strategies that will help them survive. However, you may be surprised to know that new joint ventures are alive and kicking. Companies that find the right niche and join forces can float to the top. That’s what Johnson Controls, Inc. and French battery manufacturer SAFT did.......
The recent release of Al Gore’s movie An Inconvenient Truth” has brought to the forefront of many people’s minds the importance of preserving our environment and protecting against global warming. Unfortunately, many people are unable to see how small changes in each of our lives could make a dramatic impact on our environmentthe air we breathe and the eco-system. The fo......