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BEIJING http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Serge-Aurier-Jersey/ , Jan. 18 (Xinhua) -- China's foreign exchange reserve grew 129.4 billion U.S. dollars in 2017 to reach 3.1399 trillion U.S. dollars at the end of last year, the country's forex regulator said Thursday.


The country has seen a consecutive rise in forex reserve for 11 months from February to December, according to the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE).




NEW YORK, March 17 (Xinhua) -- U.S. stocks closed mixed Tuesday, as investors were closely watching the Federal Open Market Committee's (FOMC) two-day meeting.


The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 128.41 points http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Paulo-Gazzaniga-Jersey/ , or 0.71 percent, to 17,849.01. The S&P 500 dipped 6.99 points, or 0.34 percent, to 2 http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Moussa-Sissoko-Jersey/ ,074.20. The Nasdaq Composite Index added 7.93 points, or 0.16 percent, to 4,937.44.


The FOMC started a two-day meeting Tuesday and is expected to release its statement Wednesday afternoon. Investors were eagerly awaiting the statement, with many expecting the central bank to pave the way to a rate hike by removing the word "patient" from its statement.


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"With February's decline in starts and likely subsequent backing up in the housing market as a whole, it looks unlikely that housing will be a strong growth engine anytime soon this year, " said Sophia Kearney-Lederman, an economic analyst at FTN Financial http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Lucas-Moura-Jersey/ , in a note.


Overseas, Japan's benchmark Nikkei index notched a new 15-year closing high Tuesday after the Bank of Japan stood pat on interest rates, while Chinese Shanghai Composite Index closed above the 3, 500 mark for the first time in nearly seven years.


In corporate news, Apple shares rose 1.67 percent to 127.04 U.S. dollars apiece Tuesday after The Wall Street Journal http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Kyle-Walker-Peters-Jersey/ , citing sources, reported that the tech giant is in talks with programmers to launch an online television service.


The CBOE Volatility Index, often referred to as Wall Street's fear gauge, edged up 0.32 percent to end at 15.66 Tuesday.


In other markets, oil prices extended losses Tuesday as traders expected that U.S. crude stockpile would continue to rise.


Light http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Kieran-Trippier-Jersey/ , sweet crude for April delivery lost 0.42 dollar to settle at 43.46 dollars a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, while Brent crude for May delivery moved down 0.43 dollar to close at 53.51 dollars a barrel.


The U.S. dollar went down against most major currencies Tuesday. In late New York trading, the euro rose to 1.0600 dollars from 1. 0583 dollars in the previous session, while the greenback bought 121.39 Japanese yen, lower than 121.40 yen of the previous session.


Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange fell on Tuesday http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Juan-Foyth-Jersey/ , with the most active gold contract for April delivery down 5.0 dollars, or 0.43 percent, to settle at 1, 148.20 dollars per ounce.

Introduction

Continuing education may be referred to as any effort made by an individual to learn something new to either acquire more knowledge or enhance his or her skills. Continuing education is term that can apply to anything that adds to your previously attained education from enrolling for a degree program to attending a workshop that focuses on a particular skill. Even a feedback from a manager to his staff for improving his or her performance can be considered as continuing education for the staff member.

Continuing Education for professionals

The term continuing education applies more to professionals than anyone else. Any working professional today is bound to go through the process of continuing education on one or several occasions in a career. There was a time when people spent their entire career doing the same job for years; they too may have undergone some level of continuing education in adapting to new methods of doing the job or changes in technology. Getting a professional certification is one of the aspects of continuing education for a modern-day professional. The various professional fields have their own certifications that can be acquired by passing related tests that prove the competency of an individual in a particular field or skill. On-the-job training is yet another form of continuing education for working professionals. This means nothing but learning newer things at your workplace while doing your existing job mostly in order to get a promotion or to move to a different job profile within the same organization. On-the-job training is completely dependent on the initiatives taken by an individual to his development. Several corporate offices also have a dedicated learning department that arranges for workshops and online learning modules in order to enhance certain specific skills of the employees.

Continuing Education for adultspeople who have discontinued education

Continuing education, in its most literal sense http://www.hotspurfcpro.com/Kids-Josh-Onomah-Jersey/ , means beginning your education from where you left it previously. This is the most common and known form of continuing education. There are occasions where people may have to discontinue their studies in order to fulfill certain other responsibilities or due to unfortunate circumstances. Any attempt by such individuals to resume their studies falls under the purview of continuing education. In addition to this, there are also times when people feel that the education they already have attained is not enough for them to get their desired job and therefore, they take up higher studies in order to prepare themselves for that job. This can also be considered as continuing education.

Formats of continuing education

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