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Business Guardian

What’s going to happen to us as we grow older?

Who is going to look after us if and when we get sick?

Where will we go?

These are all relevant questions that people have to consider at least once in their lifetime as they plan their retirement.

Although the reality that we may one day have to be admitted into a nursing care...

Friday, April 8, 2011

The US unemployment rate fell to a new two-year low in March of 8.8 per cent, from 8.9 per cent in February. It was the fourth monthly fall in a row. The unemployment rate has fallen by a percentage point during the last four months.

Friday, April 8, 2011

Japan’s big manufacturers expect conditions to worsen in the coming three months, according to the Bank of Japan’s Tankan survey. But the decline in business sentiment was not as bad as many expected, leading to questions of accuracy.

Friday, April 8, 2011

WASHINGTON: Federal securities regulators settled charges against Satyam Computer Services and sanctioned its accountants, adding to the damage from a massive accounting fraud that prompted a takeover of the company by the Indian government and criminal charges against its former executives....

Friday, April 8, 2011

In a relentless pursuit of acceptable ways to improve revenue, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) government is about to implement a new tax on recyclable beverage containers coming in to the islands.

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Almost a year ago, investors became so nervous in the weeks following the Macondo blowout in the Gulf of Mexico that they briefly wouldn’t lend to BP (BP).

Friday, April 1, 2011

As T&T’s energy resources continue to decline, two young businessmen are making a concerted effort to develop a solar technology industry and promote green business in T&T.

Friday, April 1, 2011

One of the points that generated the most controversy in last week’s column, which was headlined “Can T&T afford more than 5 per cent,” was the suggestion that the Government should consider reducing the gasoline subsidy in order to increase its offer to public servants.

Friday, April 1, 2011

“Take heed,” warned Trade and Industry Minister Stephen Cadiz. His words were directed to newly elected president of the Trinidad and Tobago Manufacturers Association (TTMA), Dominic Hadeed, at the group’s Annual General Meeting on Tuesday morning.

Thursday, March 31, 2011

There continues to be high demand for foreign exchange even though there has been a reduction in imports and this has raised concerns in the Central Bank that there is a degree of capital flight from Trinidad and Tobago.

Friday, April 1, 2011

Microsoft already had a good software update mechanism built into the newest version of Windows, but it announced something better, at least for corporate customers on March 23.

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