Ways to Buy Bitcoins Without ID

Ways to Buy Bitcoins Without ID

Before Bitcoin became famous, people used to believe that Bitcoin was anonymous. But because everything is recorded on a publically shared global ledger (the blockchain), it is actually not anonymous at all! Know that if you leave a digital trail (such as buying bitcoins with an ID), then it is only a matter of enough dedicated time and resources to de-a ...

Energy Efficiency and Economic Opportunity

Energy Efficiency and Economic Opportunity

The economic benefits of energy efficiency extend far beyond lowering energy bills for consumers. Efficiency also contributes to economic development and job creation. But who benefits most from these economic opportunities? At every step of the economic value chain produced by efficiency investments (see figure below), there are opportunities to target ...

How to Tax Benefits Related to Stock Awards and Share Options

You have to pay Salaries Tax on benefits associated with stock-based awards arising from your office/employment. If you are granted a right to acquire shares within a period of time in the future (i.e., a share option), you will be assessed to tax under section 9(1)(d) of the Inland Revenue Ordinance (IRO) on a notional gain, not when the option is grant ...

EURUSD Settled Into a Holding Pattern Ahead of the ECB Meeting Today

EURUSD Settled Into a Holding Pattern Ahead of the ECB Meeting Today

The euro has settled into a holding pattern ahead of the ECB meeting today. With a slide back to leave resistance at $1.1165/$1.1180, EUR/USD has unwound within the recent recovery trend. We have been discussing the importance of the market finding another higher low between $1.1075/$1.1100 and it was interesting to see yesterday’s low a shade above $1.1 ...

5P Strategy of Rare Coin Collecting

5P Strategy of Rare Coin Collecting

Before buying any coin, we always recommend that collectors take a step back to get an overview of the market before purchasing to insure their decisions actually add value to their collections. In the spirit of offering some guidance on what kinds of analysis collectors should undertake before purchasing, we have summarized what we believe to be some of ...

Forex Tester 3 User Guide

Forex Tester 3 User Guide

Start Test with default data. 2. Download more data to test custom time periods. 3. Create a project with unique settings and repeat step 1.

Achieving Economic Growth and Fiscal Stability in Chad

Achieving Economic Growth and Fiscal Stability in Chad

Despite over 78% of Chadians living in rural areas, the country’s two leading operators, Tigo and Airtel, have each brought 2G coverage to 85% of the population. Mobile penetration has grown from 140,000 unique subscribers in 2006 to over 4 million in 2016. However, over 8 million Chadians remain unconnected and mobile penetration lags behind many other ...

Socio-Economic Context and Role of Agriculture

Socio-Economic Context and Role of Agriculture

Cambodia is a low income country in the Southeast Asia region. Agriculture contributed 37 percent to the GDP and employed about 67 percent of the workforce in 2012. Most Cambodian farmers are smallholders with less than two hectares per household. The country’s agricultural resources consist primarily of 3.7 million hectares of cultivated land, of which ...

Burundi Economic Overview

Burundi Economic Overview

Economic growth was 4 % in 2011, below projections. This was due to falling global demand for foodstuffs and a sharp rise in fuel prices. Although inflation rose sharply – to over 10 % – in the last quarter of 2011, it was 8.3 % over the year. Structural reforms and measures to revive the economy and fight poverty were mostly inadequate, because of weak ...

Economic Importance of Cotton in Burkina Faso

This report investigated the role that cotton production has played in the economic development and poverty reduction in Burkina Faso, with a principal focus on how cotton prices, as a proxy to agricultural income, affects economic growth. Findings suggest that while cotton contributes to modest rates of economic growth, the lack of profitable investment ...

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam

Brunei Darussalam lies in Southeast Asia, on the northwest coast of the island shared with Indonesian Borneo and Sabah and Sarawak states of Malaysia. It is bordered on the landward side by Sarawak. The country is composed of two enclaves separated from each other by the valley of the Limbang River in Sarawak. Brunei Darussalam is divided into four distr ...

STRUCTURAL POLICY COUNTRY NOTES Brunei Darussalam

STRUCTURAL POLICY COUNTRY NOTES Brunei Darussalam

With abundant natural resources and a small population, Brunei Darussalam has one of the highest levels of GDP per capita in Southeast Asia. However, over the last decade its gross domestic product (GDP) per capita growth rate has been the lowest in the region. Structural reforms to depart from the hydrocarbon-dependent development are critical to enhanc ...

7 Ways to Shortlist the Right Stocks

7 Ways to Shortlist the Right Stocks

Equity as an asset class outperforms all other asset classes in the long run. True. But how do you pick the right company? It’s always important to spend time knowing a company, its business, financial health and prospects. But do you have the time, resources and energy to study 1,400 companies listed on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) and about 4,900 ...

Botswana Economic Overview

Botswana Economic Overview

BOTSWANA REMAINS ONE OF AFRICA’S success stories of sustained economic growth, which is anchored on good governance, political stability and prudent macroeconomic management. Economic growth had been strong over the past years, with strong revenue from the diamond sector prudently utilised to boost growth. In 2001/02, real GDP growth slumped to 2.2 per c ...

Development Challenges in Bolivia

Medium-Term Economic and Social Trends The Bolivian economy grew almost threefold between 2005 and 2016. Economic growth came hand in hand with a favorable external context and a greater role of the state in the economy. This was reflected primarily by an increasing level of public investment and the creation of new state enterprises, both financed with ...

Bhutan Economic Update

Bhutan Economic Update

Bhutan’s economy has been steadily recovering from the aftermath of the shortage of the Indian rupee of 2012. Gross domestic product (GDP) growth revived from a low of 2.1 percent in 2013 to 6.5 percent in 2015 (table 0.1 and figure 0.1). A combination of accelerated investments in hydropower, good agricultural harvests, and supportive fiscal and monetar ...