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    The Stock Market Challenge For this topic we were set a task to submit a report that aims to analyse and evaluate the financial performance of an organisation we each individually chose for the stock market challenge. To begin with I chose the company Glencore to invest £100,000 in. It is said that Glencore is one of the world’s largest diversified natural resource companies, producing and marketing over 90 commodities, with a network that spans more than 50 countries and around 181,000 people so I thought this would be the perfect company to invest the money into. As a few days went by, I had been researching more about Glencore to make sure i had made the right decision only to find out that Glencore has reported a deep first-half loss and trimmed its budget for capital expenditure for the rest of the year, blaming the sharp downturn in commodities prices. The group lost $676 million in the first half of 2015. It has also reduced its capex budget for 2015 to $6 billion, from a previous range of $6.5 billion to $6.8 billion. Glencore 's shares have been the worst performer in the FTSE 100 this year to date, slumping 42.7 per cent. The company 's stock market value is now £22.5 billion, and down more than £20 billion since last October. Glencore was valued at upon completing its takeover of mining rival Xstrata in May 2013. Mr Glasenberg, the South African-born tycoon who owns 8 per cent of Glencore, has blamed the share price fall on mining rivals overproducing…

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    False Flag Attacks

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    The patriot act is a disgrace to the united states constitution, and to what this country stands for. This act allows government agents can arrest and detain individuals suspected of terrorist activities and can hold them indefinitely without charge and without an attorney. Also allowed by this act the ability for the cia to spy on american citizens (Ten Big). However sentors Tom Daschle and Patrick Leahy were holding up the passing og the patriot act because they realized it would suspend the…

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    diminishing of mandatory minimum sentences. The war on drugs started in the 1970’s by none other than President Richard Nixon. He stated that “[a]merica’s public enemy number one in the United States is drug abuse. To fight and defeat this enemy, it is necessary to wage a new, all-out offensive (Sharp, 1994, p.1).” However, in a July 2015 press release Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) stated a very different outlook on the war on drugs when he was approached by a Georgetown Law School student with…

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    Americans question whether their information is protected on social media sites. From these studies, it can be concluded that purchasing products online or creating social media accounts comes with a steep price--one’s privacy. In February of 2012, the Consumer Bill of Rights, proposed by President Obama, was introduced. The goal was for individuals to gain control of their information held by commercial companies. Currently, the bill has failed to pass. Without it, advertising companies and…

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    Tragedy in America, homegrown terrorist bombing has had a tremendous impact on the lives of Americans. Do you remember approximately twenty and a half years ago when domestic terrorist attacked America? On April 19, 1995, the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, was blown up by domestic terrorist and ex-Army decorated soldier, twenty-seven year old, Timothy McVeigh and his co-conspirator and ex-Army buddy, Terry Nichols. McVeigh raised in western, New York…

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    Essay On The 90s

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    she will spend the rest of her days wishing she would have been born earlier so that she could have lived in the nineties. April 19, 1995 at 9:02 am the United States was taken by surprise. A truck bomb exploded near the north wall of the Alfred P. Murrah Building in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. “I remember it like it was yesterday, such a sad sad day in Oklahoma well in the U.S. It will be a day no one will ever forget.” Was what Verla Rowe said when she was asked about that day. Many ask who…

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    parents until their divorce in 1978, after their divorce he mainly lived with his father during his school years. McVeigh 's nickname was "Noodle", he was a scrawny, nonathletic loner which left him a target for neighborhood bullies (Linder 2006). He began to develop an interest in weapons in his preteen years spending his time forming his marksmanship skills by shooting holes in soda cans. By the age of 14, his interest began to focus on survivalism preparing for a possible nuclear attack or…

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    Timothy Mcveeigh Bombing

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    McVeigh worked for Burke Armored Car in Buffalo, New York. McVeigh also worked in a sporting goods store in Lockport, New York. In 1988 McVeigh seeking a more fulfilling career enlisted in the United States Army. It was during his 13-week infantry training in Fort Benning, Georgia he would meet Terry Lynn Nichols. McVeigh and Nichols would later experiment on making explosives that were used on the Murrah Federal Building. Assigned to the First Infantry Division, Second Battalion, Sixteenth…

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    Pratchett - Thinking, Impulses, Actions, and Consequences In the book Jingo written by Terry Pratchett, Pratchett uses characters to provide insight on issues in society, more specially how Kennedy’s assassination relates to issues in society. The main commentary that Jingo makes is an insight on problem solving. The majority of the time solving problems people jump to conclusions and have naive opinions. This can lead to reckless and negligent fighting. Often times people have hindsight of…

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    THE HOUSE ON 81st STREET It was a day like any other but today it was special Halloween night October 31st, 2016 I lived in a nice house on the end of the block with my mom and my cousin Baekhyun it was a nice neighborhood despite the house on the end of the block it was a big house but really old the wood was rotten and there is weeds everywhere and the paint is chipped. I live right across from this house and every full moon I look out my window before I go to bed and I will sometimes see…

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