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Written by: sande on March 19, 2017
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Every year brings a wide range of potential investment opportunities and 2017 is no exception. But as they say, you can’t have it all. So we went ahead and picked the best of the best so you can spend less time reading the web and more time watching Family Guy. Let’s zoom in on TFD’s top 5 investments for 2017.

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Real Estate |

For over 50 years, investing in real estate has been seen as a solid long-term moneymaker. Driven by a rebounding global economic environment, last year’s total direct investment in real estate hit $700 billion! However, while the real estate market gives us many opportunities for making big gains, investing in real estate is much more risky, difficult and of course, a more illiquid alternative than investing in stocks and bonds. And let’s not forget the fat capital you’ll need if you want to be a player. So if you’re looking to make money in real estate you will need to make some smart AND lucky choices upfront when buying property. And just in case you wanted to know, the top 3 cities for real estate investment continue to be London, New York and Tokyo. Bottom line: if you’re interested in staying ahead of taxes and inflation while building security for the future, real estate investing may be for you. To hear more about opportunities in real estate, please contact us via the form.

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Your Own Online Business |

Here’s a fun fact for you: by the time you finish reading this article, hundreds of new online businesses will have popped up all over the internet. Why? Because they can! This low barriers to entry e-business entrepreneurship has proven to be a great way for anyone with a Wifi connection to make an extra income from the comfort of their home. The trick to establishing a successful online business is to provide goods or a service that you’re passionate about, but more importantly- that has a demand. A great example is Mizzen+Main, an online clothing designer started by three friends. Their rapid success has subsequently secured them a $3 Million round of funding. Bottom line: if you prefer to be your own boss, set your own schedule and work from home while enjoying virtually unlimited income potential, starting an online business could be the right move.

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Gold |

Shiny, precious and highly lucrative, gold is the go-to asset investors go to in times of financial instability and high volatility markets. That’s why in recent years, trading gold has become a global phenomenon, offering opportunities worth their weight in, well, gold. Millions of investors in over 120 countries continue to place their trust in this asset, making gold the most popular and widely traded commodity in today’s financial markets. Over the past 5 years, gold saw a staggering 300% increase in value before dropping. Millions of traders earned enormous profits by merely following economic developments and predicting the correct direction of price. But remember, this isn’t always as easy as it seems. Bottom line: although trading commodities involves high risk, if your kick is short term, lucrative investments, a contract on gold could protect the value of your assets more than any other form of investment.

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Tech Stocks |

Not surprisingly, the technology sector holds a massive investment opportunity for corporate America and Wall Street. And although investing in tech startups is considered by most to be a risky move, the notion of owning a piece of the next Google or Facebook is enough to make the tech industry the largest single segment in the market. While technology drives the modern economy, the vicious cycle of competition and obsolescence promises that there’s always something exciting going on somewhere, enabling us small time investors endless possibilities to simply sit back and reap profits off the productivity and profitability of others, without even showing up at the office. Bottom line: if you’re into fast paced, often irrational but highly profitable investing outcomes, you might want to give it a try. But before you do, invest some time to research and self-educate yourself and use those insights to invest where theses evaluations make sense.

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 Yourself! |

According to leadership guru Robin S. Sharma “investing in yourself is the best investment you will ever make. it will not only improve your life, it will improve the lives of all those around you.” Investing in yourself yields not only future returns, but provides a pay-off in the present too. The most surefire way to enjoy a better quality of life, to become successful, productive and ultimately happy is to maximize your talent by investing in personal and professional development. So develop your skills. Explore your creative side. Nurture your mind and body. And always remember- you are your own most valuable asset!

Written by: sande on March 18, 2017
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Traffic violations are so common in Qatar that it has almost become a way of life here. But Qatar’s traffic officials have been pushing back at offenders, introducing newer methods to catch culprits.

A new hi-tech camera, which is capable of detecting several traffic violations at once, seems to be their newest tool to fight back, reported The Peninsula.

The newspaper revealed that the French-made camera — Mesta Fusion — is set to be installed at major intersections in the country soon.

The best thing about the camera is that it can detect several violations that are undetectable by normal speed cameras.

In addition to speed and red light enforcement capabilities, Mesta Fusion does many added-value additional functions thanks to trajectory analysis.

It does what traditional speed cameras do — detect speeding, jumping of red signals etc. At the same time, it also detects tailgating, stopping in yellow box at signal, illegal U-turn, illegal overtaking and changing lanes at intersections.

Mesta Fusion integrates non-intrusive multi-target tracking radar technology and a high resolution camera performing perfectly well over multiple traffic lanes.

This new system being tried out in Qatar can also keep an eye if enough space is left between vehicles. Mesta Fusion can take high quality pictures of violations with very high accuracy and speed.

Written by: sande on March 18, 2017
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Qatar’s cabinet has approved a draft law on the protection of industrial designs and another draft of its executive regulations with regard to trademarks, commercial data, trade names, said a report.

The decision was taken at the the weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani at Emiri Diwan, reported The Peninsula.

As per the draft law, an owner of the registered industrial design has the right to prevent others from making, selling or importing products taking the shape of the design or model or including it, stated the report.

The duration of the protection of the industrial design or model is five years, renewable for two similar terms, it added.

The project includes provisions relating to the Protection of Industrial Property Office’s issuance of a periodical journal called “Industrial Property” to publish the data required to be announced in accordance with the provisions of this law.

A registration book must be prepared in the Office to record all industrial designs and models, owners data, notifications assignment of property, beneficiaries of the licences, licences renewal, cancellation and all other related issues, so as determined by the executive regulations of the law.

The draft law includes the amendment of several articles in the Advocacy Law, and the addition of some articles to the law, stated the report.

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce prepared the draft law in the context of facilitating requirements for the investors and the business community.

Under this, private companies can be licensed to perform all or some services set forth in the Law No (25) of 2005 on the commercial register as amended by Law No. (20) of 2014, Law No. (5) of 2015 on commercial and industrial outlets, similar public facilities and street peddlers and Commercial Companies Law.ar’s cabinet has approved a draft law on the protection of industrial designs and another draft of its executive regulations with regard to trademarks, commercial data, trade names, said a report.

The decision was taken at the the weekly cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani at Emiri Diwan, reported The Peninsula.

As per the draft law, an owner of the registered industrial design has the right to prevent others from making, selling or importing products taking the shape of the design or model or including it, stated the report.

The duration of the protection of the industrial design or model is five years, renewable for two similar terms, it added.

The project includes provisions relating to the Protection of Industrial Property Office’s issuance of a periodical journal called “Industrial Property” to publish the data required to be announced in accordance with the provisions of this law.

A registration book must be prepared in the Office to record all industrial designs and models, owners data, notifications assignment of property, beneficiaries of the licences, licences renewal, cancellation and all other related issues, so as determined by the executive regulations of the law.

The draft law includes the amendment of several articles in the Advocacy Law, and the addition of some articles to the law, stated the report.

The Ministry of Economy and Commerce prepared the draft law in the context of facilitating requirements for the investors and the business community.

Under this, private companies can be licensed to perform all or some services set forth in the Law No (25) of 2005 on the commercial register as amended by Law No. (20) of 2014, Law No. (5) of 2015 on commercial and industrial outlets, similar public facilities and street peddlers and Commercial Companies Law.