Bitcoin Races Towards $11,000. Five Things To Know

Bitcoin rises to $10,920 on BitStamp HIGHLIGHTS Just as bitcoins, Ethereum, Litecoin, Cardano also fall On January 3, the average closing price of bitcoins was $15,201 Bitcoin’s market cap is $180 billion on Wednesday The bitcoin prices on Wednesday rose marginally to $10,920 on Wednesday in run up to $11,000. The cryptocurrency prices have been, by and large, on a downswing for past few days. After hitting past $19,000 on December 17, the prices have been falling gradually. The year started with a price range of bitcoin prices of around…

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How to earn Rs 50,000 monthly via investing in mutual funds?

Disclaimer: This story is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as investment advice. You can earn a regular monthly income just by investing a substantial portion into mutual funds. However this may include the impending tax liability. In a mutual fund query, an investor wanted to know where they should invest to earn Rs 50,000 on a monthly basis, a report by ET Mutual Funds revealed. “I am looking for a monthly income of Rs 50,000. Tell me how to go about it? How much investment is required? Whether one-time…

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Army of 6,000 foreign and Syrian fighters plan attack on east Aleppo

As the most intensive air bombardment of the war has rained down on opposition-held east Aleppo this week, an army of some 6,000 pro-government fighters has gathered on its outskirts for what they plan will be an imminent, decisive advance. Among those poised to attack are hundreds of Syrian troops who have eyed the city from distant fixed positions since it was seized by Syrian rebels in mid-2012. But in far greater numbers are an estimated 5,000 foreign fighters who will play a defining role in the battle – and…

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Turkey set to release 38,000 prisoners, makes space in jails after coup

Turkey will release some 38,000 prisoners under a penal reform announced on Wednesday as the arrests of tens of thousands of people suspected of links to last month’s attempted coup burden overstretched jails. The reform, extending an existing probation scheme, was one of a series of measures outlined on Wednesday in two new decrees under a state of emergency declared after the July 15 failed putsch during which 240 people were killed. The government gave no reason for the reform. Turkey’s Western allies worry President Tayyip Erdogan is using the…

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Int’l alumni network set to reach 100,000

Since its inception just two months ago, the International Alumni Job Network already has 10,000 alumni engaged and it is on track to reach 100,000 by the end of the year. The network is tailored for Asian alumni who have graduated from universities in Australia, Canada, the UK and the US, who can browse the online jobs board and look for work opportunities in their region. “We’re here to provide connections,” CEO and co-founder, Kate Harden, toldThe PIE News. “An avenue through which employers can reach this high quality labour…

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It costs Rs. 10,000 to make an Apple iPhone SE: IHS Report

A teardown press report by research firm IHS reveals that for Apple, it costs only Rs. 10,563 to manufacture the iPhone SE. Apple priced the 16GB iPhone SE at $399 in the U.S., and has a margin of $230 to tackle logistics, distribution, and other expenses and profits. In India, a price of Rs. 39,000 leaves a margin of Rs. 29,000 to take care of necessary details. Apple aims to expand its presence at lower cost categories with the iPhone SEas it did with the iPhone 5C. On this note, an…

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Tesla unveils its Model 3 sedan as pre-orders top 198,000

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk said Friday that “pre-orders” for the Model 3 electric car had hit 198,000, an encouraging sign a day after the novel vehicle aimed at a mass market was unveiled here to an enthusiastic crowd. The Model 3 drove onto a stage through a curtain of fog at a lavish ceremony in a converted hangar adjoining the SpaceX factory in this Los Angeles suburb. Tesla CEO Musk vowed that the car will seat five, hit the highest safety marks and have a range of at least 215 miles a charge. While its…

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Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

The union warns the proposals will create a recruitment crisis PA Government proposals which could see half of overseas teachers forced to leave the country will increase the teacher recruitment crisis to record levels, the NASUWT teachers’ union has warned. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, is currently considering plans to raise the minimum salary for all skilled migrants from outside the EU from £20,800 to £30,000. It is estimated that while the £30,000 cap would affect 14 per cent of all applications from skilled workers, it would hit 48 per cent…

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Minimum £30,000 salary would force half of overseas teachers to leave Britain, union warns

The union warns the proposals will create a recruitment crisis PA Government proposals which could see half of overseas teachers forced to leave the country will increase the teacher recruitment crisis to record levels, the NASUWT teachers’ union has warned. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, is currently considering plans to raise the minimum salary for all skilled migrants from outside the EU from £20,800 to £30,000. It is estimated that while the £30,000 cap would affect 14 per cent of all applications from skilled workers, it would hit 48 per cent…

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Aston Martin to create 4,000 UK jobs with second factory in Glamorgan

Aston Martin has revealed that it will set up its second manufacturing unit in St Athan in the Vale of Glamorgan in South Wales. This will help in creating 4,000 jobs in the UK. While 1,000 of the jobs will be created across the sports maker’s St Athan and Gaydon sites between now and 2020, the remaining job openings will be in the supply chain and local businesses. The 90-acre Welsh plant, which is expected to double the company’s total production capacity from the current 8,000 cars a year, will…

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