Profit From China’s Drop in Shipping Container Production

July 12, 2017 Investments

Just as container shipping lines were beginning to emerge from the worst slump in almost a decade, China’s commitment to save the planet has delivered a price shock to the global shipping industry, sending container prices soaring as much as 69 percent from last 2016’s lows. Singamas, a leading manufacturer of containers, has halted operations …

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Step Out of Your Comfort Zone For Higher Investment Returns

July 11, 2017 Investments

It is not surprising that many investors choose to keep their investment strategies heavily weighted toward U.S. company stocks. For most, it seems like a much safer bet. However, investors who choose to stay in their investing comfort zone in today’s investment climate, could undermine their odds of achieving higher investment returns. International assets offer …

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Davenport Laroche is Participating in Aley Expo 2017 Lebanon

July 5, 2017 Investments

Davenport Laroche is preparing to introduce container investments to visitors at the Aley Expo 2017 in Lebanon from 27 July to 30 July 2017. The aim of the exposition is to unite different brands and companies, and provide them with an opportunity to advertise and display their products. Commercial Aley Expo 2017 is a place …

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European Commission Approved Ocean Network Express Alliance

June 29, 2017 Investments

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the creation of the Ocean Network Express alliance between Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL), and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (K Line). The Commission decided that, given the limited impact of the transaction on the routes to and from Europe, and the fact …

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South Africa Container Exports Experience 20 Percent Growth

June 22, 2017 Containerization

According to reports from the World Trade Organisation (WTO), export orders and container shipping have been on the rise since the beginning of 2017. Albeit the international organisation has expressed uncertainty toward global economic and policy developments, the WTO is still forecasting an overall expansion in world trade.

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When Choosing Investments Reviews Can be Helpful or Harmful

June 19, 2017 Investments

When choosing your investments, investor reviews can be helpful or harmful. Some investing reviews are written to provide an honest opinion, while others are intended to manipulate the reader. The challenge for investment seekers is to identify the author’s motivation when they penned the review.

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Brexit, Interest Rates And Trump – How Does It Affect Trade?

Brexit, Interest Rates and Trump – What’s Next? It has been a turbulent year on the world stage. We have seen a sea of change in global politics – the UK’s Brexit vote, Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. Presidential election and the resignation of Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Renzi after his defeat in a …

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A US $100 billion Project To Connect Trade Between China And EU

Chinese president Xi Jinping has pledged to invest Rmb840bn (US$124bn) in One Belt One Road (OBOR) projects to build ports, roads, rail and industrial facilities connecting China to Europe.

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Where Would Investors Invest To Earn Income For Retirement?

May 19, 2017 Investments, Leasing, Trading

As investors move closer to retirement, they begin to reflect deeply on the investments they have made, and the money they have earned. The focus for most at this point is to supplement their modest monthly income, while they are retired. Among the leading choices for investment income are dividends, interest payments, and business revenues.

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Hard Assets Make Gains in The Face of Economic Uncertainty

April 26, 2017 Investments

There is an old saying, “You have to see it to believe it.” This is the strongest argument for an investment in hard assets. The appeal for many investors is that hard assets can be seen and touched, making them tangible and somehow safer to invest in. The four hard asset investments below have demonstrated …

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