Gongol.com Archives: November 2014
America remains the world's most attractive place for investment
Irish group uses fake profiles on Tinder to highlight sex trafficking
KC Federal Reserve says the Midwest manufacturing economy is "sluggish"
Facebook tweaks the news feed to make it easier to throttle back individuals
Social media have made it much too easy to find out who's a lot crazier than you might have guessed from real-life encounters. Facebook is wise to insert this tool -- probably long-overdue, really -- since the problem with any online tool is that people can easily declare "bankruptcy" of sorts on their accounts. When MySpace got too overbearing, people just left.
China's putting $40 billion into a "silk road" project
More money being spent on infrastructure to expand influence across Asia. They have loads of cash, low-return options for domestic investment, and a serious need to sustain economic growth by any and all means. We'll see more big announcements like this.
Show notes - Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - November 9, 2014