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Chinese buying interest has surged in recent years

Prachanart Viriyaraks | Getty Images The Wat Saket (Golden Mountain) and Bangkok Grand Palace in Bangkok, Thailand. Chinese investors have continued pouring their money into Thailand’s property sector even as the kingdom barrels toward an uncertain national election. That underscores the Southeast Asian nation’s enduring popularity with the Chinese — …

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How Buying a House Impacts Your Career

Wise Bread Picks Buying a home has been a status symbol for a long time. However, shifts in cultural norms and value systems are challenging the notion that owning a home means you’ve “arrived.” Don’t get it twisted, consumerism in America is at an all-time high, but more people are …

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China Stocks Pare Drop in Afternoon as State Funds Seen Buying By Bloomberg

© Reuters. China Stocks Pare Drop in Afternoon as State Funds Seen Buying (Bloomberg) — China stocks pared a drop in the afternoon as the country’s state-backed funds were seen buying large caps. The SSE (LON:) 50 Index of some of the country’s largest stocks was down 0.3 percent as …

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Cramer is ‘spot on’ about buying gold, and may rally 10%: Analyst

Gold is getting its shine back. The traditional safe-haven asset has rallied more than 3 percent this month, as investors sought shelter from a volatile stock market. The surge has even prompted praise from Mad Money’s Jim Cramer for gold’s “bull market.” Market uncertainties such as trade tensions and other …

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Russia is buying lots of gold to shield it from sanctions

Russia has been selling US government debt and buying gold. A lot of gold. Official data show the Russian central bank increased its holdings of gold by nearly 29 tons in July, the largest monthly increase since November 2017. The central bank previously added 20 tons in May and 17 …

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PepsiCo is buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion

Indra Nooyi isn’t done yet. The PepsiCo chief executive announced Monday that Pepsi is buying SodaStream, one of the world’s top sparkling water brands. Pepsi (PEP) will take over the Israeli company known for its DIY seltzer makers in a deal worth $3.2 billion. Nooyi said this month said she’ll …

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New Zealand bans foreigners from buying property

The New Zealand government wants to cool red-hot house prices in cities like Auckland. Buying a home in New Zealand just got a lot tougher for most people. The country’s parliament on Wednesday passed a law banning foreigners from buying into most parts of its residential property market as the …

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Investors really aren’t buying Musk’s plan for Tesla

Investors have serious doubts about Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private. In two days, the stock has erased the 8.6% gain that followed Musk’s surprise announcement on Twitter that he had secured funding to take the electric car maker off the public market. That includes a 4.8% drop on …

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The advantages of buying and owning a home

Over the past three months, I’ve written a lot about buying and owning a home. Much of what I’ve written could be construed as anti-homeownership. Hear are some of the articles I’ve published recently: Last week, a GRS reader named Carmine left this comment: I appreciate this and other recent …

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