Maximum State Pension and Pension Age in Select Countries

Most developed countries offer a decent pension to their retired citizens, However the annual amount paid out to retirees varies from one country to another. In addition, the retirement age to qualify for a state pension also differs slightly between countries. The following table shows the maximum annual state pension and the state retirement age …

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Infographic: Cargo Delivery to the International Space Station

The International Space Station(ISS) flies about 205-270 miles high above the earth. Have your ever wondered how cargo gets delivered to the space station? Click to enlarge Source: Wikipedia The following infographic shows how cargo gets transported to the ISS: Click to enlarge Currently four types of unmanned vehicles deliver supplies to the ISS. Source: How …

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Listed Property Company Yields: U.S. vs. Other Countries

The dividend yield of the S&P 500 is around 2%. This has stayed around the 2% mark for many years. I have mentioned many times before that this low compared to other countries. In addition to that the payout ratio of the US firms is also low. Hence investors looking for income are wise to …

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The Top Ten Most-Liquid Depository Programs 2015

Citi recently published its annual Depository Receipts Year-End 2015 Report. This report contains a lot of interesting stats on foreign DR progra,s The following are select lists based on trading volumes: a) The Top Ten Liquid Depository Program 2015 – Global Click to enlarge b) The Top Ten Most-Liquid Depository Program 2015 – Asia Pacific c) The Top …

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