China gold demand surging again

We cannot emphasise more strongly that gold followers should ignore the mainstream media reports, based on Hong Kong gold export figures to mainland China, that Chinese gold demand has plummeted by anything between 30% and 50% this year. As we pointed out in an article last week, Hong Kong is now no longer the principal […]

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Freeport 3Q14 profits frustrate shareholders

Freeport-McMoRan shareholders appeared less than enthusiastic with the company’s third quarter results, as FCX shares closed at US$29.03 on the NYSE on Tuesday, down 4.16% with a volume of 27,699,868 shares traded. Nevertheless, during a conference call with analysts to discuss third-quarter financials on Tuesday, FCX CEO Richard Adkerson expressed confidence that – although global […]

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SOUTH AFRICA

South Africa is a country of contrasts. It’s the best economy on the African continent: its gold mines and oil reserves are the most productive, its fruit exports are significant enough and among many others, it supplies 66% of Africa’s electricity. Still, it’s estimated 4 in 10 citizens don’t have a job. Probably the most […]

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Singles Vacation Ideas

Single adults may feel out of place at family-oriented vacation destinations. Luckily, there are many enjoyable vacation destinations that are fun for everyone, single or not. Invite a friend to join you on a weekend getaway, or go solo on a multi-week adventure. With many organizations catering specifically to single adults, you’ll definitely find a […]

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Ideas for Destination Weddings

Destination weddings are becoming increasingly popular. While they have many of the same elements of a traditional wedding, there are also some unique features to them that allow the couple to do things that they otherwise may not have been able to do. Destination weddings can be anything the couple wants from a simple ceremony […]

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The Best Single Travel

While some may assert that travel is an experience best shared with a close companion, travel excursions can be excellent ways for singles to explore alone or with a group of friends. From dramatic adventures to foreign city sidewalk, single travel can be an enjoyable, exciting way to spend time and possibly meet other interesting […]

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Why You Should Stop Running

Running excessively in terms of distance, duration, and frequency, that is. And replace it with High Intensity Interval Training, or HIIT! The difference is striking. Although both men have significant muscle definition and excel in their respective sports, Wolnowski weighs more than twice as much as Kip-sang, most of that weight coming from lean muscle […]

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MOROCCO

Traditional dances, mosques and Islamic artworks have brought Morocco quite a reputation. The civilization is a mixture of European, Arab and Berber cultures. Muslims’ official languages are Arab and French (it’s probably through the only places in the world where French is more useful than English), but a large part of them also speak Berber […]

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