Monday Markets: Equities stable but Oil higher

| January 31, 2011

The US stock market surprised many with strength as all three indices were up after continued turmoil in Egypt over the weekend and today (last week). To nobody’s surprise though, oil traded higher on the ICE futures exchange which saw Brent crude up $1.59, or 1.6%, at $101.01 a barrel; that was the highest settlement […]

Keep your eyes on your suitcase and do not bother with locks

| January 31, 2011

Probably not a shock to many who travel, but don’t think that just because you’ve put a small travel lock on your suitcase, and that it doesn’t look tampered with, that your contents are safe, or alone – if traveling across borders you could be used as an involuntary mule. Who knew it was this […]

Desultory - des-uhl-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee

  1. lacking in consistency, constancy, or visible order, disconnected; fitful: desultory conversation.
  2. digressing from or unconnected with the main subject; random: a desultory remark.
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