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Health Check: which sports supplements actually work?

Nov 08, 2017 15:20 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

Whether your goal is to increase strength, decrease body fat or improve overall performance, adding supplements to your daily regimen can give you that extra edge. But with thousands of products on the market, choosing the...

How Nike's hijab sports gear is taking on Islamophobia and patriarchy

Nov 03, 2017 08:09 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports

In March, when sports manufacturer Nike launched its Nike Pro Hijab, it made obvious business sense. What Nike - perhaps inadvertently ̶ has done, is to legitimise the hijab across two very different narratives. One is...

The big money Mayweather-McGregor fight pits boxing against UFC in a battle of the brands

Aug 22, 2017 14:20 pm UTC| Sports Economy

Las Vegas is soon to host one of the most lucrative boxing matches of all time. Dubbed The Money Fight it features UFC (which stands for the Ultimate Fighting Championship) star Connor Mcgregor making his boxing debut...

The English Premier League is experiencing a textbook case of hyperinflation

Aug 13, 2017 23:17 pm UTC| Insights & Views Sports

The big summer transfer headline belongs to Neymar and his record-breaking 198m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain. But, by anyones standards, the spending across English Premier League football clubs has been...

Nicotine in sports: high use but little evidence of effects on performance

Aug 11, 2017 08:01 am UTC| Sports

When you think nicotine, you probably think of smokers, addiction, carcinogens and disease - not elite athletes and sporting performance. However, our research published today shows that the use of nicotine among...

Cricket pay saga a case study in how not to resolve industrial disputes in sport

Aug 07, 2017 07:30 am UTC| Insights & Views Sports

The protracted pay dispute between Cricket Australia and its players is over. Harmony is restored in the sports employment relations. Playing tours to Bangladesh and India, and the related commercial agreements, can...

Could Neymar's record transfer to PSG be stopped by Financial Fair Play regulations?

Aug 03, 2017 16:07 pm UTC| Sports

The Neymar transfer saga rumbles on. After weeks of rumours that he might move to French club Paris Saint-Germain, the Brazilian forward has now confirmed the news and told his current club, FC Barcelona, that he wants to...

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Economy

U.S. Treasuries gain in muted trading session; eyes on Fed Chair Yellen’s speech

The U.S. Treasuries slightly gained Monday as investors remained sidelined in any major trading activity amid a silent session that witnessed data of little economic significance. Participants are now waiting to watch the...

EUR/USD likely to appreciate gradually towards 1.25-1.26 by end of 2018, says Credit Agricole CIB

The EUR/USD currency pair is expected to gradually appreciate towards the 1.25-1.26 level by the end of 2018, according to a recent report by Credit Agricole CIB. That said, risks for the pair remain tilted to the upside...

Bank of England likely to raise rates by 25 bps every six months, says Nomura Research

The Bank of England (BoE) is expected to raise its benchmark interest rates by around 25 basis points in every six months, the next move being at the time of the May 2018 Inflation Report, according to a forecast by Nomura...

New Zealand bonds close higher as food prices ease in October; GDT auction in focus

New Zealand bonds closed higher on Monday as investors sentiment was dented by weaker commodity prices and a central bank disinclined to raise interest rates. At the time of closing, the yield on the benchmark 10-year...

JGBs trade nearly flat in subdued trade; U.S. Treasury movements in focus

Japanese bonds traded nearly flat as investors remain sidelined in any big deal amid lack of any major domestic events. We foresee that the bond prices will keep drifting between small gains and losses in quiet trading...

Politics

Why PR agencies and their spin should be the subject of greater scrutiny

It was one of the biggest and best-known British PR agencies around. So when Bell Pottinger came crashing down earlier this year, you could be forgiven for wondering why it hadnt prepared a better crisis strategy to deal...

Kuwait's economic interest in mediating the Qatar-Gulf crisis

A blockade against Qatar by its Gulf neighbours is now in its fifth month. Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates severed socio-economic ties with Qatar as punishment for its alleged support of terrorism...

Xi Jinping sets out plans to make China great again

In 1793, in his letter to Britains King George III, Chinas Qianlong emperor rejected all the British requests to improve the state of trade between England and China. After all, the Middle Kingdom possesses all things in...

Terrorist leaders in the Philippines are dead – will democracy be restored?

For almost five months, 21 million people in the southern Philippines have been living under martial law. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared martial law in the province of Mindanao in May in response to...

Why the new banking laws won’t be the slam dunk the government is expecting

The federal government is set to enact new laws covering Australian banks, senior executives and directors. Called the Banking Executive Accountability Regime (BEAR), it imposes new legal obligations on banks and their...

Science

Cancer Patient Injected With Vaccine For The First Time

Cancer is one of the last remaining major illnesses that still does not have a vaccine, but human trials have finally begun to change all this. Moderna Therapeutics just injected a patient with a cancer vaccine for the...

New Zealand’s Plan To Weaponize CRISPR To Annihilate Pests Sparks Debate In Scientific Community

Its always the same story. Governments want to use science as a weapon of mass destruction, certain members of the scientific community speak up about the potential consequences, and the debates ensue. In the case of New...

Scientists Achieved Real-Time Gene Editing In Live Human Subject For The First Time

Gene editing is considered by many as the future of medicine. The potential uses attributed to the field range from curing all kinds of diseases to making humans practically invulnerable. For the first time, scientists...

Scientist Proves Brain Implant Can Improve Memory By 30%

These days, one of the hottest topics in the tech and medical industries is the matter of cybernetics or merging man with machine. A scientist has recently advanced this field by demonstrating how a brain implant can...

FDA Approves New Smart Pill, Raises Concerns Of U.S. Government Spying

For the most part, developing new medical technologies is a huge benefit to people. Take for instance the smart pill that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just approved, which is meant to monitor if patients are...

Technology

Online Payment App Square Cash Now Offers Bitcoin Buy/Sell, Stock Prices Skyrocketed

Its reflective of the industrys general mood regarding cryptocurrency when the stock prices of the online payment app Square Cash would rise right after offering Bitcoin buy and sell features. It didnt even matter that the...

Upcoming Electric Cars Could Have 500-Mile Range And 1-Minute Charge Time

Electric vehicles are growing in popularity, but due to the range anxiety that consumers have and the long recharge times, adoption has been slow. Now, it seems someone has filed a patent on a solid-state battery that...

Google Job Search Feature Now Include Salary Info And Location Filters

Googles new jobs search features on its search engine is a boon to job hunters because it makes looking for open positions much easier. However, there were a few issues with the early version. With the newest update, the...

New Moto Z Mod Turns Phone Into Polaroid Camera

The Motorola Moto Z smartphones just got a really interesting mod. Called the Polaroid Insta-Share Printer Moto Mod, its basically a mod that turns the phones into polaroid cameras. Of all the mods that are available for...

Kickstarter Declares War On Patreon, Offers Service To Support Content Creators

The crowdfunding platform Kickstarter just unveiled a new service called Drip, which is meant to allow viewers or readers to support content creators via donations. This is essentially what Patreon does, which means that...
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BRCAGED Net Payroll Jobs*

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77 k

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77 k

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RURetail Sales YY

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3.0 %

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3.9 %

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3.1 %

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USRedbook MM

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-1.2 %

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USRedbook YY

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2.3 %

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USMBA Mortgage Applications

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3.1 %

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USMortgage Market Index

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401.7 Bln EUR

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USJobless Claims 4-Wk Avg

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237.75 k

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USInitial Jobless Claims

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240 k

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249 k

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USContinued Jobless Claims

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1.882 Mln

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1.860 Mln

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BRForeign Exchange Flows*

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-3.412 Bln USD

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