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Published Monday, November 3, 2008

REMINDER.... all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will probably start to receive sales calls... YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS!

To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222.

This is the National DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time. It blocks your number for five (5) years. You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked. You cannot call from a different phone number.

or go to

Published Saturday, November 1, 2008

At Global Business Development Services LLC, or GBDS.US, there are business and technology developments we've been working on that would, if applied to your business, be able to not only market and sell your products or services to a much larger global market over the Internet, but manage dynamic content and a positive user experience as well.

Utilizing the web for marketing and e-commerce is the wave of the future and those who adopt these emerging methods and technologies will be ahead of the game despite what the overall economy is doing. GBDS.US has been up to some interesting developments:

1. Stirling Energy Systems was fully funded this year with a $100m investment from an Irish company after ten years of treading water.  One of the project managers of GBDS.US raised $500k of the early angel funding from 1998-2000 which made it possible for them to get this far. SES will begin building two of the world's largest solar-thermal power plants in the world next year in southern California. .

Published Monday, October 27, 2008

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) in July published a report, Comparison of the Reported Tax Liabilities of Foreign- and U.S.-Controlled Corporations, 1998-2005, GAO-08-957, requested by Sens. Byron Dorgan (D-ND) and Carl Levin (D-MI). The GAO examined a sample of annual IRS data from the Statistics of Income Division (SOI) containing information on corporations that file income tax returns and the number that actually had a tax liability for the years 1998 through 2005.

Published Friday, October 24, 2008

Angel Investors, VCs and Entrepreneurs Gaps in Understanding

One of the reasons is the "Gaps in Understanding" between the angel investors, VCs and entrepreneurs – individuals with wildly disparate natures, who have to work together for a company to be successful. more»
Published Wednesday, October 22, 2008

As R. Buckminster Fuller taught, a trimtab is a small lever the size of your thumb that steers huge, megaton steamships on the ocean. You could push the boat all day with thousands of people and never move the ship. But put your finger on the trimtab and it steers easily. You and I must get our thumbs on the trimtab of our lives. What effort and ease is most effective to steer our lives in the direction we’d like to go? Do you know what you want? Do we as a people, a nation and a human race remember what we really want?

Published Tuesday, October 21, 2008

MELBOURNE, Australia,May 28,2008

Social networking technologies, web mashups, multicore and hybrid processors and cloud computing are amongst the ten most disruptive technologies[1] that will shape the information technology (IT) landscape over the next five years, according to research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc.

Speaking at the Gartner Emerging Trends and Technologies Roadshow in Melbourne today, Gartner Fellow David Cearley said that business IT applications will start to mirror the features found in popular consumer social software, such as Facebook and MySpace, as organisations look to improve employee collaboration and harness the community feedback of customers.

Published Monday, October 20, 2008

The critically-acclaimed documentary film I.O.U.S.A. was conceived of, co-written and executive produced by Agora Financial's Addison Wiggin. In July 2008, the film was acquired by The Peter G. Peterson Foundation.
It was featured in a Live Premier with Warren Buffet, Pete Peterson and David Walker in 400 theatres around the nation on August 21st, 2008. If you missed the event, you can read a transcript of the national town hall meeting here.

Published Monday, October 20, 2008

• Commodities • Currencies • Economics • Housing Market • Interest Rates • Education• Personal Finance• Stocks/Financials • Best Analysis

This article seeks to formulate a bear market accumulation investment strategy following the recent stock market falls that have taken stock prices down far beyond 30% off of their highs set a year ago, even the ongoing bounce still leaves the major western stock indices more than 30% off their highs.

In addition to the overall strategy, I will also will discuss the mega-trends that should give an advantage in beating the general indices over the long-run as well as evaluate the key question of the present crisis in that are we heading for another Great Depression or not, which will prove an important factor on the strategy deployed.

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