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The demand for space on World of Warcraft Classic servers, which launched tonight at 6 p.m. Eastern Time, has been overwhelming.To get more news about Shadowlands WoW Gold, you can visit lootwowgold news official website.

Fans of the nearly 15-year-old game have been creating characters like mad since last week, reserving their names and a shot at recapturing the nostalgia of playing the game as it was close to its launch. There is no up-front cost to Classic; if you have an active World of Warcraft subscription, you own it. So the barrier to those wanting to take a gander at the game, whether they stay or not, is very low.

As a result, nearly every server at launch was reading Full before the game even began, and Blizzard's been posting increasingly plaintive notes asking people to move off ultra-full servers where streamers or popular communities have taken up residence to newer, lower-population servers.

Realistically, WoW game director Ion Hazzikostas told Forbes, the population is going to drop dramatically after the tourists leave and the committed WoW Classic players settle in for the long haul. To deal with that disparity, the company is using "layering," which creates multiple copies of the entire game world of Azeroth to hold people in the short term.

I caught up with Hazzikostas for an extended interview about those realm login queues, the reasons for layering, and how it works. This is the first part of that interview, talking specifically about why you're probably waiting in a login queue right about now. (Welcome! Can we get you a cup of coffee and a few good stories to read while you wait?)
To be clear, we don't view layering as an improvement to the Classic experience. We're not saying that man, we wish we had layering back in 2006, it would have made it so much better, but now we have it, so let's do this. Layering is the lesser of several evils by a large margin.
We are trying to manage long term healthy populations on these servers around a unique sort of game launch. There's no box that you have to buy on a shelf in a retail store for an outlay of dollars. We are opening this world up to millions of people, many of whom are just going to want to check it out as a matter of curiosity.

There are others who've been waiting for this clearly for years and they are in, as in as can be, but they're all going to be there contending for the same server space on day one.

buzai232 Aug 25, 05:36AM

Say goodbye to unrewarding PvP kills. The PvP Honor System will be implemented on November 12! Get ready to rack up those kills because things are heating up. Arm yourself with the best gear, or start farming WoW Classic gold for them. You don’t want to get caught flatfooted at the starting line of the race to get ranks, do you?To get more news about WoW Gold Classic, you can visit lootwowgold news official website.

It is a way to keep track of the PvP kills of a player. Accumulating ‘honorable kills’ (HK) will increase your contribution points (CP). Those points will determine your ranking points. Along with your HK, ranking points influence your final rank. Ranking only measures your contributions to PvP and is not a level of anything. It’s a measure of how active you are.

Now, HK isn’t the only way to farm contribution points. Completing Battleground objectives in later phases will also give you contribution points. It’s a better way to farm points. When you kill the same person multiple times within 24 hours, you get diminishing returns. That’s why, even when participating in long Battleground games and having over 1000 HK, you get less CP than when completing objectives. You can circumvent this by joining many short games against a different set of players each time.

Party members will get the same amount of CP as the host. There is less gain or none at all if the target is too weak or is too low ranking compared to you. Conversely, if you defeat equal to you or higher-ranked players, you get more points.

Rankings are calculated once per week. If you don’t participate, your rank will decay. Since it’s a measure of your activity, you only keep your rank if you do the bare minimum. To increase your rank, you have to be more and more active in world PvP and Battlegrounds.
Yes, the system brings rewards to those who participate. Aside from bragging rights and the feeling of superiority, you can get sweet armor based on your rank. Lower ranks get accessories and trinkets. Higher ranks get armor of superior quality and above. There’s even a mount available to those who get at least rank 11. As early as rank 2, you get an insignia that can remove various debuffs from your character.

If you’re worried that you’ll drop in rank and lose those rewards, don’t be. Future patches let players keep their rewards when they do. It’s just a matter of time before World of Warcraft Classic catches up.

buzai232 Aug 25, 05:29AM

China's phone industry urged to 'get back to work'

Analysts predict smartphone shipments within China will drop by around 40% in the first quarter as the coronavirus disrupts the country's supply chain.To get more news about china industry research, you can visit acem.sjtu.edu.cn official website.

Numerous factories across China have suspended production as the country continues to cope with the outbreak.

Lei Jun, who is from the Hubei province where the virus originated, said he was concerned for his home region.

"I'm from Hubei and spent four years in Wuhan in college, so my feelings for Wuhan are quite deep," said Lei, while donning a facemask at the launch of the company's new flagship Mi 10 phone series.

Xiaomi was the world's fourth-biggest smartphone maker in 2018, according to market research firm IDC - after Samsung, Apple and Huawei - and opened a second headquarters in Wuhan in December.

He added: "I believe Wuhan is a glorious city, and I believe even more that the brave and optimistic people of Wuhan can definitely fight this virus."The economic fallout from the outbreak of the virus, named Covid-19, is spreading far and wide, moving across China's manufacturing sector, major airlines and global supply chains.

Although Chinese workers were due back at work this week after an extended New Year holiday, many factories and offices have remained closed.

Google temporarily closed its offices in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan amid the outbreak, and other tech giants, including Amazon and Microsoft, quickly followed suit.

It has led to some analysts estimating that global smartphone shipments could fall by as much as 10% this year, and cause a shortage of iPhones, and the new iPhone 11 in particular.

China's President, Xi Jinping, was reported on Monday by media in the Far East to have pledged to prevent large-scale layoffs of workers in the wake of the virus's continuing economic impact.

buzai232 Aug 24, 08:45PM

This study focuses on China's Elevators industry assessments and company profiles. In the two past decades, the industry has been growing at a fast pace. The dramatic expansions of the manufacturing capabilities and rising consumer consumptions in China have transformed China's society and economy. China is one of the world's major producers for industrial and consumer products. Far outpacing other economies in the world, China is the world's fastest growing market for the consumption of goods and services. The Chinese economy maintains a high speed growth which has been stimulated by the consecutive increases of industrial output, imports & exports, consumer consumption and capital investment for over two decades. Rapid consolidation between medium and large players is anticipated since the Chinese government has been encouraging industry consolidation with an effort to regulate the industry and to improve competitiveness in the world market.To get more news about chinese industry and management practice, you can visit acem.sjtu.edu.cn official website.

Although China has enjoyed the benefits of an expanding market for production and distribution, the industry is suffering from minimal innovation and investment in R&D and new product development. The sector's economies of scale have yet to be achieved. Most domestic manufacturers lack the autonomic intellectual property and financial resources to develop their own brand name products.

This new study analyzes the industry structure, capacities and output. Major producers' production locations, market shares and profiles are presented. The primary and secondary research was done in China in order to access up-to-date government regulations, market information and industry data. Data was collected from Chinese government publications, Chinese language newspapers and magazines, industry associations, local governments' industry bureaus, industry publications, and in-house databases.

buzai232 Aug 24, 08:38PM

This year marks the 20th anniversary of MBA education in China,” says Ma Jia, director of marketing and admissions for Tsinghua University’s IMBA program, adding that the speed at which the market has grown is, like most things in China, astounding. “China grew fast from the original nine programs to 236 programs.”To get more news about top mba colleges in China, you can visit acem.sjtu.edu.cn official website.

Twenty years on, it is unlikely such expansion will continue for much longer. Instead, Chinese business schools are competing now on the quality of their education.

Competition among China’s business schools is set to become much more fierce in the coming years as students - both international and Chinese - begin to recognize the value of gaining their MBA in China instead of traditional centers such as Western Europe and the US.

At present there are a few well-recognized business schools offering international-standard MBAs in China and yet more offering MBAs partnered with Western schools such as the Sloan School of Management at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT: Sloan), which partners with Tsinghua University’s School of Economics and Management, amongst others.

With such variety in China though, choosing the right MBA is crucial.

There are nevertheless some distinct benefits and drawbacks that apply to MBA programs in China regardless of the individual business school.

Perhaps the most common benefit of studying for an MBA in China is the widely accepted view that, as a developing marketplace, MBA holders see their career development progress much faster than in more mature economies.

The rapid movement of industry to China requires a great deal of well-qualified managers who can understand both Western and Chinese business practices. Moreover, a benefit to students considering studying for an MBA in China is the current lack of such talent throughout the country.

“The lack of management talent is quite significant,” says Ms Ma. “MBA graduates will have more job opportunities and room for development.”Obtaining an MBA in China allows students to see firsthand what business practices in China look like, and will give those hoping to work in China a significant head start over those planning on transferring their MBA from the West to China.

Transferable experience does not only concern moving from West to East but also concerns moving within China itself, as the distinction between Hong Kong and China must be made clear.

At times Hong Kong, a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China, is indistinguishable from the People’s Republic, but in terms of MBA education there are some acute differences in the experience an MBA student can gain.

"Hong Kong has a lot of competitive MBA courses with highly diversified student demographics," says Patrick Groom, international admissions manager at Cheung Kong Graduate School of Business in Beijing. "Often, Hong Kong students will be the minority in an MBA course, such is the multi-national make up of Hong Kong MBA students.”

But the courses available in Hong Kong, he says, look West a great deal more than they really examine business operations in China and China's impact on the rest of the world.

"Students that study in Hong Kong can lack a genuine foothold in mainland China's business environment as well as an understanding of the mainland's cultural differences, when compared with those who take their MBA in the PRC," he adds.

buzai232 Aug 24, 08:28PM

China's economy, as shown by multiple mid-year indicators, has ridden out its downturn due to COVID-19 strains and bounced back to growth in the second quarter (Q2). Economists believe that the country's V-shaped recovery is only getting started.To get more China economy news, you can visit shine news official website.

In Q2, China's gross domestic product expanded by 3.2 percent year on year, reversing a 6.8-percent contraction in the previous quarter. China's fiscal revenue marked the first expansion this year by gaining 3.2 percent year on year in June, while the contraction of the retail sector declined markedly.China's economy has gradually emerged from the slump and returned to the level it was roughly at prior to the outbreak, backed by the stimulation that has delivered burgeoning signs of work resumption, industrial chains and services sector," said Shao Yu, chief economist at Orient Securities.

Latest data showed that the purchasing managers' index (PMI) for China's manufacturing sector rose to 51.1 in July from 50.9 in June, remaining in expansion territory for the fifth month in a row, indicating stronger confidence of market entities.

"The steadily firming recovery points to the effectiveness of China's epidemic prevention and pro-growth policies to boost production and domestic consumption," said Sheng Hai, a macro analyst with China Industrial Securities.

His point was echoed by Steven Zhang, chief economist at Morgan Stanley Huaxin Securities. "China has its institutional advantages that enable a more agile and rapid response to public safety emergencies like COVID-19."The prompt introduction and implementation of an array of measures, including higher fiscal spending, tax relief and cuts in lending rates and banks' reserve requirements to revive the economy and support employment, according to Zhang, is one of the major reasons behind the Q2 positive growth.

As recent data showed that China's imports from emerging countries increased significantly, the recovery of the world's second-largest economy is expected to boost the pace of other economies' restoration, according to Zhang.

In H1, China's trade with ASEAN went up 5.6 percent year on year to 2.09 trillion yuan (about 301.12 billion U.S. dollars), while that with countries along the Belt and Road (B&R) accounted for 29.5 percent of the total trade, up 0.7 percentage points year on year.

Zhang said that trade between China and other parts of Asia, B&R countries and ASEAN is expected to further expand as the spillover effects will be more notable due to shorter distance and lower logistics costs.To mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak, China has been investing heavily in infrastructure projects through local government bond issuance, which is expected to buoy demand for bulk commodities in the global market, thereby benefiting B&R countries, as major bulk commodity exporters, Zhang noted.

"Such effects came in as a demonstration of the new development pattern, or 'dual circulation', proposed in last week's meeting of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, which underscores the domestic market as the mainstay while domestic and foreign markets can boost each other," said Zhang.

buzai232 Aug 24, 08:23PM

Shanghai increased airport screening on Saturday as imported coronavirus infections from countries such as Italy and Iran emerge as the biggest source of new cases in China outside Hubei, the province where the outbreak originated.Mainland China had 99 new confirmed cases on Friday, according to official data. Of the 25 that were outside Hubei, 24 came from outside China.To get more latest Shanghai news, you can visit shine news official website.

Shanghai, which had three new cases that originated from abroad on Friday, said it would step up control measures at the border, which had become “the main battlefield”.

At a news conference, Shanghai Customs officials said they city would check all passengers from seriously affected countries for the virus, among other airport measures.Shanghai already requires passengers flying in from such countries, regardless of nationality, to be quarantined for 14 days. They will now be escorted home in vehicles provided by the government.

Tighter screening has greatly lengthened waiting times at Shanghai’s Pudong International Airport - some passengers say they have had to wait as long as seven hours.

The Shanghai government vowed on Saturday to severely punish passengers who concealed infections.

Beijing police said on Saturday they would work with other departments to prevent imported infections. They said some members of a Chinese family flying in from Italy on March 4 had failed to fill in health declarations accurately, and later tested positive for the virus.In addition to the growing risk of imported infections, China faces a challenge in trying to get migrant workers back to work by early April.

So far, 78 million migrant workers, or 60% of those who left for the Lunar New Year holiday in January, have returned to work.

Yang Wenzhuang of the National Health Commission (NHC) said that the “risk of contagion from increased population flows and gathering is increasing ... We must not relax or lower the bar for virus control”.But new cases in mainland China continued to decline, with just 99 new cases on Friday, the lowest number the NHC started publishing nationwide figures on Jan. 20, against 143 on Thursday.

Most of these cases, which include infections of Chinese nationals who caught the virus abroad, were in the northwesterly Gansu province, among quarantined passengers who flew into the provincial capital Lanzhou from Iran between March 2 and 5.

buzai232 Aug 24, 08:11PM

Loosened attendance restrictions, increased capacity limits and the return of parades and fireworks at Shanghai Disneyland offer a glimpse of what the future holds for Disneyland in the months following the eventual reopening of the Anaheim theme park.To get more shanghai breaking news, you can visit shine news official website.

The second stage of the phased reopening of Shanghai Disneyland is expected to serve as a blueprint for Disney’s California parks once Disneyland and Disney California Adventure return following an extended coronavirus closure.

The Shanghai Disneyland theme park in China reopened on May 11 with additional health and safety measures including face masks, temperature checks, reduced attendance, social distancing and increased sanitization.

The communist Chinese government is allowing tourist destinations to increase capacity from 30% to 50% — making Shanghai Disneyland the first Disney park to increase capacity after reopening.

Disney parks in Florida, France and Japan remain in the first stage of reopening. Hong Kong Disneyland reclosed in mid-July amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in the city after being reopened for less than a month. Disneyland, DCA and other California theme parks remain closed indefinitely due to the pandemic.Daily ticket holders and annual passholders will still need to make an advance reservation to visit Shanghai Disneyland, but visitors will no longer be required to select an arrival time. The booking window for advance reservations will also be expanded. Tickets still must be purchased online and will not be available at the front gate.

Shanghai Disneyland can suspend ticket sales and block annual passholders in the event of a “big passenger flow day” that causes the park to reach 50% attendance capacity.The “Ignite the Dream” fireworks show and Mickey’s Storybook Express daytime parade returned to Shanghai Disneyland in late July — about 11 weeks after the park reopened. The Captain Jack Sparrow stunt show and Frozen sing-along show have also returned after temporarily going dark when Shanghai Disneyland initially reopened.

Close-up photo opportunities with Disney, Pixar and Marvel characters are still prohibited with socially-distanced appearances by Disney princesses, Avengers and Toy Story characters found throughout Shanghai Disneyland.

buzai232 Aug 24, 07:58PM
As forex Traders we are always trying to get an edge in our pursuit of increased profitability. We study the charts and look for those setups that get us really excited. We have our risk management in place, proper position sizing and we have a target, that if met, will generate a nice risk/reward ratio that over time will make a generous amount of pips. We‘re well on our way to a profitable career as a Currency Trader. We’re all set….To get more news about WikiFX, you can visit wikifx news official website.

  Yes, BUT, I would submit that you forgot one of the most important things to consider before you even look at a chart. The fact that you are pairs traders, implies that you are long one currency and short another currency, hence a currency “pair”. Have you thought about what pair you have picked and why it might not be the BEST pair to trade?

  Unless your analysis starts with relative strength and weakness first, you might not be in the most uncorrelated currencies to give you the biggest move based on what you thought was a good setup on a chart.


  When you are able to group the JPY pairs together and identify the % change on all 7 pairings, it will give you a snapshot of the strongest and weakness currencies at the present time. You are then able to determine the pair that has the best odds of providing the biggest move when there is the catalyst to provide energy in the pair.

  Because every trade is a relative value trade, you can simply look at the % change and can quickly identify the pair that will give you the potential biggest move for a specific currency in play.

  For example, if there is news on the USD, what currency would you use to pair against the USD to give you the biggest move if the news is bullish or bearish? Truth is, it won‘t be the same pair. If it’s a bullish USD, then one of the other 7 currencies will be the weakest and if bearish, one will be the strongest.

  By grouping the JPY pairs and identifying the most uncorrelated currencies, you can take your trading to the next level. Yes, you can be profitable without this analysis, but I would submit that it will help move the odds further in your favor and increase your risk/reward ratio.
buzai232 Aug 24, 09:10AM
I‘ve been running a trading channel on Youtube for a while now and a lot of people ask me whether it’s possible to trade with only $100.The answer is, technically YES, you can trade with $100 because a lot of brokers have no minimum deposit requirements nowadays.But if youre looking to get rich with $100, you can forget about it because only 0.01% of traders can grow it consistently without blowing it up.To get more news about WikiFX, you can visit wikifx news official website.
You can‘t earn much from a $100 account. To those people who spam you with videos like “I turned $100 into $10,000 in one week”, they probably tried it 20 times before they get lucky this one time. That is what they don’t show you.


  When youre able to have such huge growths within such a short period of time, you would have to throw your risk management out the window.
  Often times, most traders blow all their profits out in just 1 bad trade.
  So my point here is this, treat it like a practice account. Use it to practice trading live. If you treat it like a get-rich-quick account, you will blow it up really fast.
  Also, don‘t expect to use a $100 account to quit your job unless you’re the 0.01% of traders I was talking about who is experienced enough to execute it.
  Everybody can trade with a $100 account, but not everyone can handle it properly.
  Its just like how everybody can drive a normal car but not able to drive a Ferrari at 200km/hour and still come out of it without a scratch.The reason a lot of traders blow their small accounts is that they either dont see the small sum as something that is significant to them or they over-leverage their positions.
  If you‘re only earning $2 and $4 profits from your small account, it’s easy to get impatient and fall into the temptation to increase your lot size beyond acceptable levels.
  Many traders grew their $100 to $500 in 3 months and only took 1 bad trade to wipe out their past 3 months of hard work. They just couldnt resist the temptation to increase their risk exposure to speed up their account growth.
  In fact, the smaller the account, the larger is the temptation to rush the whole entire process. If youre not careful, you will learn the lesson the hard way.
  Even if your $100 account grows by 1% a day, the ending balance and profits arent as exciting as what the trading commercials portray to you.
  Theres just too much marketing hype nowadays about starting with a small account and getting rich from it.
buzai232 Aug 24, 09:03AM
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