Growth Un-United - Comparing Growth in the UK, US and UAE
They all have 'united' in the name. Economically, that's where the similarities could end, but the US and the UK will be wishing their growth forecasts were one with the UAE too. Combine the temptation of free trade zones with the UAE's inspiring growth forecast and the UAE may be set to pip both the US and the UK to the post when it comes to receiving investment.
Understanding the Bitcoin Boom
Bitcoin, the alternative online currency, has been causing quite a stir lately. Some hail Bitcoin as the currency of the future and the "new gold" in an economic climate which is seeing more people trying out novel types of currency in the hopes of increased financial stability. However, others feel that this new transaction method, which challenges traditional methods such as banks, could lead to disruption in the financial system.
Financial Spread Betting - Successful Share Spread Betters of 2012
The world of financial spreadbetting is one of the most fascinating industries in betting. To showcase this fascinating industry, Spreadex one of the experts in both sports and financial spread betting have put together a creative infographic that reveals some interesting statistics about the industry and how it works.
Binary Options Guide for Amateurs
Binary options, also named digital options, are a form of financial trading in which the trader is required to predict the direction in which the price of an asset will go. Let's take for example the currency pair EUR/USD.
What Do Debt Management Companies Do?
People in debt may be wondering whether they need to engage the services of a debt management company. This is a difficult one to answer as each person's debt levels and financial circumstances will dictate what kind of course of action they need to take to remedy their debt situation.
How to Check Your Credit History Before Applying for a Loan
Forget work experience, university qualifications or current net worth, all that matters when applying for a loan, for credit or even a mobile phone contract, is the credit report.
Perceptions of the UK Banking Industry
Duncan Lawrie Private Banking take a look at some of the common public perceptions of the UK banking industry.
Debt Consolidation: Why A Secured Loan May Suit You
Debt consolidation is often the best option for borrowers that are experiencing significant problems in paying off debt. A large amount of debt may have built up as the result of missed credit card payments, as well as individual personal loans.
Spread Betting With Commodities
Spread betting with commodities is popular with both novice and experienced traders because these markets can be highly volatile. The massive price swings of some commodities have led to some of the hottest action in financial markets in recent years, which has led to greater profits but, alas, also greater losses.
Keeping an Eye on Business Competition Online
Whether a start-up or a well-established big brand, companies of all sizes should engage in competitive analysis. The benefits of this are far-reaching and include insights into marketing, business development strategy, customer service improvements, customer profiling and better sales techniques.
What Sort of People Make Good Investors?
Investment is largely about risk. It's inherently risky, yet good investors balance risk vs reward and are able to identify high risk strategies and safer options.
Online Tools For Trading
Trading online is becoming increasingly accessible thanks to the plethora of trading tools available, either for free or for a small fee. Please note: These tools alone will not make you an expert trader. However, they can give you powerful information on which to base decisions and make processes simpler.
Who Should You Trust for Investments?
Many people find the world of investments, stocks and shares exciting. Watching the markets, analysing trends and anticipating risk and reward is, for some, an entertaining pastime on top of a potential way to make money.
How Does Online Share Trading Work?
Over recent decades, trading in stocks and shares has become more and more accessible for the casual investor and with the poor return currently being offered on savings accounts, interest in alternative vehicles has risen.