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Facebook to Let Users Buy Tickets Directly

Facebook users will soon be able to buy tickets directly as the social networking giant expands further into e-commerce, company officials said Tuesday. Facebook will in the coming weeks connect to ticketing leaders Ticketmaster and Eventbrite, which will offer an option to buy tickets for selected US events listed on the networking site. Eventbrite said it would provide a QR code a two-dimensional barcode that would be integrated within the Facebook mobile app, letting buyers enter events without the hassle of going to other sites, let alone printing tickets. “We…

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Buy JB Chemicals, KCP Sugar, Styrolution ABS: G Chokkalingam

G Chokkalingam says the clear certainty that the US central bank will continue with aggressive or moderate hikes going ahead is a “big positive” for the Indian markets. G Chokkalingam, founder of Equinomics Research & Advisory, says that the markets have recently started to perform well, with the FIIs investing in four out of six days since the historic rate hike by the Federal Reserve on December 16. The clear certainty that the US central bank will continue with aggressive or moderate hikes going ahead is a “big positive” for…

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Want to Buy Gold? Here Are The Smart Ways For Investing

After posting negative returns for past three years, domestic gold prices have risen around 13 per cent this year so far. If you are looking to put money in gold, there are multiple investment options like physical gold, gold exchange traded funds (ETFs), and gold bonds. However, it always pays to be aware of the income tax implications of the different schemes. Here is a comparative analysis of various options available. Physical Gold You can buy gold coins or bars from banks and jewellers. Banks sell 24 carat gold with…

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