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Gold Wipes Out $560 Billion From Central Banks as Equities Rally

Gold Wipes Out $560 Billion From Central Banks as Equities Rally | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Investors are dumping gold funds at the fastest pace in two years in favor of equities, compounding a slump that has wiped $560 billion from the value of central bank reserves.
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Ghost Month fears force cancellation of Taiwanese horror movie showing

Ghost Month fears force cancellation of Taiwanese horror movie showing | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Residents of Taichung district feared impact on local tourism.The producers of Taiwanese horror movie "The Tag-Along 2" canceled an open-air showing at the last minute over local concern that the event came too close to the August 22 start of the Ghost Month.
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Taiwan on high alert after Chinese air force drills

Taiwan on high alert after Chinese air force drills | EconMatters | Scoop.it
TAIPEI – Taiwan’s military is on a high state of alert following three straight days of drills by the Chinese air force near to th
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Taiwan headquarters of Tesla inaugurated in Taipei

Taiwan headquarters of Tesla inaugurated in Taipei | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taiwan headquarters of Tesla inaugurated in Taipei
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Taiwanese Thunder Power unveils electric car

Taiwanese Thunder Power unveils electric car | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taiwan's first battery-powered car a Tesla rival?.Taiwanese company Thunder Power unveils Sedan prototype and signs parts agreements in Taoyuan.
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Investors Question Oil Output in Permian Basin, America’s Fastest-Growing Field

Investors Question Oil Output in Permian Basin, America’s Fastest-Growing Field | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Investors helped turn West Texas’ Permian Basin into America’s fastest-growing oil field, but their confidence is cracking over whether drillers can keep production rising.
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Taiwan’s Taipei ranked 5th most high-tech city in the world 

Taiwan’s Taipei ranked 5th most high-tech city in the world  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
San Francisco, California claimed the number one spot to be the most high-tech city in th
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Pimco and T. Rowe Price Warn Investors It's Time to Reduce Risk

Pimco and T. Rowe Price Warn Investors It's Time to Reduce Risk | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Two of the biggest money managers have a message for investors: it’s time to dial back risk.
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India police couple sacked over faked Everest climb - BBC News

India police couple sacked over faked Everest climb - BBC News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
An inquiry was launched last year after the pair's claims were queried by fellow climbers.
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Tesla Plans $1.5 Billion Bond Market Debut to Fund Model 3

Tesla Plans $1.5 Billion Bond Market Debut to Fund Model 3 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Having tapped the equity market eight times for capital over the past seven years to fund Tesla Inc.’s growth -- and cover its losses -- Elon Musk is turning to the bond market.
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China may lose the title of the “world’s most populous country” by 2024 | Taiwan News

China may lose the title of the “world’s most populous country” by 2024 | Taiwan News | EconMatters | Scoop.it
China might not be the most populous country in the world by 2024..Even though China's area is approximately thrice of India's, India could surpass China in terms of population around 2024, two years later than previously estimated, according to a new U.N. forecast.
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HBO Says Programming Was Stolen in a Cyberattack

HBO Says Programming Was Stolen in a Cyberattack | EconMatters | Scoop.it
New York (AP) -- HBO has had some of its programming stolen in what is being described as a cyber incident.
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Russia and China Hold First Joint Naval Exercises in Baltic Sea

Russia and China Hold First Joint Naval Exercises in Baltic Sea | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Russian and Chinese naval warships are holding joint exercises in the Baltic Sea for the first time, underscoring deepening military cooperation between the two powers.
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Taiwan says it's ready to defend itself from China

Taiwan says it's ready to defend itself from China | EconMatters | Scoop.it
After spate of Chinese patrols, Taiwan says it's prepared to defend itself. .A Taiwanese Indigenous Defense Fighter (IDF) monitored a Chinese Xian H-6 bomber near Taiwan's air defense identification zone July 20, 2017.
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Barcelona stunned as 13 killed in van attack on Las Ramblas

Barcelona stunned as 13 killed in van attack on Las Ramblas | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Barcelona stunned as 13 killed in van attack on Las Ramblas
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U.S. Oil Drillers Keep Pressure on OPEC With Record Shale Output

U.S. Oil Drillers Keep Pressure on OPEC With Record Shale Output | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil output from major U.S. shale plays is poised to reach a fresh record next month, further complicating OPEC’s efforts to support prices.
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Google Moves Into the Business of Thought Control

Google Moves Into the Business of Thought Control | EconMatters | Scoop.it
It's no small thing to deem a legitimate opinion illegitimate.
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Chinese spy plane spotted prowling near Taiwan 

Chinese spy plane spotted prowling near Taiwan  | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Chinese surveillance aircraft spotted yet again lurking near Taiwan's airspace .A ChineseY-8 surveillance plane was spotted by the Japanese military circling Taiwan before flying over Japan's Miyako Strait.
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Quake in China's Sichuan kills 19, including tourists; injures 247

Quake in China's Sichuan kills 19, including tourists; injures 247 | EconMatters | Scoop.it
kills 19, including tourists; injures 247
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Taiwan number three in global internet speed after Singapore and Sweden

Taiwan number three in global internet speed after Singapore and Sweden | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Taiwan comes top after Singapore and Sweden, ahead of China..Taiwan boasts the third fastest internet speed anywhere in the world. Taiwanese users enjoy an average download speed of 34.4 megabytes per second.
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Car rams into soldiers in Paris suburb, man arrested

Car rams into soldiers in Paris suburb, man arrested | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A car rammed into a group of soldiers in a Parisian suburb on Wednesday, injuring six before speeding off and sparking a manhunt that a judicial source said ended with the suspect's arrest on a motorway.
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Oil & Gas Services Suppliers Seek to Diversify Business Amid Crude Slump

Oil & Gas Services Suppliers Seek to Diversify Business Amid Crude Slump | EconMatters | Scoop.it
For energy-services companies, finding new revenue streams is crucial as oil and gas from onshore shale formations flood the market—and many suppliers are seeking to diversify into offshore wind.
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CH2M execs set to bag big payouts in Jacobs Engineering takeover deal

CH2M execs set to bag big payouts in Jacobs Engineering takeover deal | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Executives at engineering firm CH2M are expected to be handed multimillion-dollar payouts following a takeover by US-listed Jacobs Engineering.
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Apple bows to will of Chinese censors, removes foreign VPN apps from China App Store

Apple bows to will of Chinese censors, removes foreign VPN apps from China App Store | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Over the weekend, Apple pulled a number of VPNs from its
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BofA Says Bitcoin Needs Acceptance to Thrive But That's Unlikely

BofA Says Bitcoin Needs Acceptance to Thrive But That's Unlikely | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Bank of America Merrill Lynch is looking past the increase in bitcoin trading volume to caution against a surge in optimism surrounding the digital currency.
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