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How the 10 richest people got rich

How the 10 richest people got rich

Hi! I’m Dave from boyinaband. Do you like money? Do you like exchanging coins and notes for goods and services? Me too. I couldn’t tell you the richest people in the world if you asked me. You would imagine the people who had created the most value in the world might be some of the …

The Different Ways Money Laundering Works

The Different Ways Money Laundering Works

Let’s say you’ve given up your law-abiding lifestyle to pursue a life of crime- you’ve just made your first big score, perhaps from selling drugs, taking a bribe, or other corrupt acts. you can’t just spend it or deposit it in your bank account without attracting attention from authorities. That pesky money trail might serve …

Crazy Rich Singapore is Coming Alive

Crazy Rich Singapore is Coming Alive

Singapore is truly an international city. There are four official languages but you’ll hear dozens more on the streets of this island city-state Half the population is temporary, stopping in to work or study for short stints And that constant coming-and-going creates a vibrant mix of cultures. Tucked under Malaysia, Singapore was only founded in …

Do North Koreans Actually Make Money?

Do North Koreans Actually Make Money?

After the end of the Korean war, North Korea was a virtually cashless society – everyone worked for the state and was provided for by the state. And in the Communist bloc context of the day, it worked – in 1989 North Koreans were more than twice as wealthy as their comrades in China. Now …

Fixed Income is in Uncharted Territory

Fixed Income is in Uncharted Territory

Welcome to the Morningstar series, “Why Should I Invest With You?” I’m Holly Black. With me in the studio is Jim Leaviss. He is manager of the M&G Global Macro Bond Fund. Hello. Jim Hello. So, I know you’ve been here before, but just tell us quickly a little bit about what the fund does. …

Space: The Final Business Frontier

Space: The Final Business Frontier

T-minus 10, nine, eight, seven, six, five, four, three, two, one– The space race isn’t just global superpowers duking it out for bragging rights and technological supremacy anymore. Private companies, lots of them, are rushing to commercialize not just the final frontier, but the act of getting there. I am a sports guy, this is …

30 Years of Income Investing

Welcome to the Morningstar Series “Why Should I Invest With You?” I’m Holly Black with me is David Smith. He’s manager of the Henderson High Income Investment Trust. Hello. Hello. And I should say Happy Birthday because we’re celebrating the trust’s 30th birthday. Yes, we are, yeah. Where’s my cake? Sorry, I didn’t bring it …

How to Build an Income-Paying Investment Portfolio

Hello, and welcome to the Morningstar series, “Why Should I Invest With You?” I’m Emma Wall and I’m joined today by John Stopford, Manager of the Investec Diversified Income Fund. Hello, John. Good morning. So, we’re doing a back to basics week this week and we’re looking at investment education. You’re an income manager and …

Giant Leap: The New Business of Space

Giant Leap: The New Business of Space

“Liftoff. We have a liftoff.” “It’s interesting to talk about, really where is there money to be made in space?” “This is not the internet where you build up a huge user base, and then you figure out how to monetize them later.” “There’s a subset of the community not named SpaceX, not named Blue …

How to make money on the Forex market?

How to make money on the Forex market?

In order to make money on the Forex market you have to buy low and sell high, quite simple. Let’s have a look at the example: How much money can you theoretically make by trading currencies? Let’s assume that you have 1,000 US dollars on your trading account. The current exchange rate of Euro versus …