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Business Guardian

In the middle of a recession, do people spend less money or more on entertainment?

Logic dictates that money for entertainment comes from one’s disposable income and so if people have smaller salaries - or none at all - there would be less to spend on a movie or taking a drink at a bar or going out to eat.

On the other hand, many view...

Friday, May 13, 2011

Q. We’re writing this e-mail from a high school entrepreneurship class in the United States. We would like to know what inspired you to venture into commercial space travel. At what point do you expect to turn a profit on Virgin Galactic?

Friday, May 13, 2011

There has been a growing concern, by both the Bankers Association and the Chamber about the possible fallout from identified strategic deficiencies in T&T’s anti-money laundering architecture.

Friday, May 13, 2011

The Energy Services Sector Survey (ESSS) maps the performance and optimism of our energy service sector members, providing data on their business confidence and on some of the phenomena which impact on their operations and business prospects.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Last week was a very spectacular week from an investor’s perspective as there was a stunning collapse in the price of silver and a general sell off in commodities that left many investors gasping.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

The Central Bank of T&T (CBTT) announced on April 29 that headline inflation, measured by the retail price index, declined to 9.4 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) in the month of March, down from 10.7 per cent in February.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Prof Michael Porter is considered to be the most influential thinker in the world of business over the last 30 years. He has developed fundamental concepts in areas of management such as strategy, competitive advantage, value chain and clusters.

Thursday, May 12, 2011

Of the 249 places in the world in which human beings live and work, the small Caribbean island of Dominica—751 square kilometres—ranks at 187 in size. Even so, it is bigger than well-known Caribbean tourism destinations such as St Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Grenada,...

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Between the beginning of the year and last Friday—that is, for the first four months of 2011—the composite index of the local stock market was up by 7.5 per cent, while the T&T stocks on the local market advanced by 9.34 per cent.

Friday, May 6, 2011

The president of the Bankers Association, Dennis Evans, is confident that Trinidad Cement Ltd will get support from members of his association to restructure it $1.7 billion debt, “as long as the company presents a credible plan to restructure its debt.” “TCL is a long standing...

Friday, May 6, 2011

It took more than 30 years of Keston Nancoo’s working life before he became chairman of the Employers’ Consultative Association (ECA).

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