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US-China trade war a warm-up for global financial crisis, warns investor Mark Mobius

Expect big problems with the global economy as the trade conflict between the United States and China escalates, predicts veteran investor Mark Mobius. Read more “There’s no question we’ll see a financial crisis sooner or later because we must remember we’re coming off from a period of cheap money. “There’s going to be a real squeeze for many of these ...

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North Korea presents a ‘tremendous opportunity’ – investment guru Mark Mobius

There are colossal resources in North Korea that could be exploited, said investment mogul Mark Mobius, following the historic meeting of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. The country’s population of 25 million could be a boon for investors if it were to be added to South Korea’s market of 50 million, Mobius told CNBC. “That ...

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Huge stock market collapse is coming – investment guru Mark Mobius

Following Jim Roger’s latest prediction of the “biggest crash in our lifetimes,” famed 81-year-old investor Mark Mobius says the US stock market is set for a huge correction that would be trouble for everyone. “I can see a 30 percent drop. The market looks to me to be waiting for a trigger to tumble,” Mobius said, as quoted by the ...

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Gold and bitcoin equally useless – Mark Cuban

Tech billionaire Mark Cuban says he despises both gold and bitcoin. They are not viable alternatives to currency, according to the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, who lobbies for a debt-first approach. “I hate gold. Gold is a religion,” the billionaire said in an interview with Kitco News. “As an investment, hate is not strong enough. Hate with extreme prejudice ...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will reportedly testify before Congress

After declining a summons from a UK parliamentary committee that’s investigating how social media data is being used this morning, it appears that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may end up finally going before Congress to testify amid a wave of privacy debacles, according to a report by CNN. CNN reports that Zuckerberg has come to terms with the fact that he ...

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Now would be a good time for Mark Zuckerberg to resign

Facebook is at the center of a dozen controversies, and outrage is peaking. The social network has failed again and again at expanding beyond a handful of core features. Doubts of its usefulness, and assertions of its uselessness, are multiplying. A crisis of confidence at multiple levels threatens the company’s structure and mission. Now is the time for Mark Zuckerberg ...

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South Korea piles more trouble on Mark Zuckerberg's narrow shoulders

As Facebook stock takes a beating over the data row at home, the US company is facing new troubles abroad. South Korea has accused the social network of unfair practices. Read more The Korea Communication Commission (KCC) on Wednesday slapped Facebook with a 396 million won ($ 370,000) fine for violating a law against damaging the interests of users. The ...

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Philippines summons US envoy to clarify ‘threat to democracy’ black mark on Duterte

The US envoy in Manila has been summoned in anger and the Phillipines’ embassy in the US told to give an “accurate picture” of their country to US intelligence, after a report flagged the Filipino leader as a threat to democracy. Last week, the US intelligence community, in their Worldwide Threat Assessment report, listed President Rodrigo Duterte as one of ...

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Tehran military displays, rallies mark Islamic Revolution anniversary

Iran is celebrating the anniversary of the 1979 Islamic Revolution on Sunday, just weeks after deadly anti-government protests rocked the country. The leadership called for national unity in the face of foreign threats. The public uprising which ousted US-backed dictator Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi took place on Bahman 22 of the Persian calendar, which can fall on February 10 or ...

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Chrome will soon mark all unencrypted pages as ‘not secure’

Google’s Chrome browser will soon flag every site that doesn’t use HTTPS encryption. Starting in July, with the launch of Chrome 68, Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ and prominently highlight this in its URL bar. Over the course of the last few years, Google has strongly advocated for the use of HTTPS to help keep your ...

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