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Investment managers don’t understand how to rate funds managed by black people

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Investment managers don’t understand how to rate funds managed by black people

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India becomes investment darling for sovereign wealth and pension funds Sovereign wealth funds are piling into India, buying stakes in everything from airports to renewable energy, attracted by political stability, a growing middle class and reforms making it more enticing for foreigners to invest....
08:26 2019-06-21

Britain's investment funds face scrutiny as Bank of England's Carney blasts liquidity 'lie' The U.K. fund industry is facing calls for new regulation with Bank of England Governor Mark Carney telling lawmakers that some investment funds are "built on a lie."...
23:00 2019-06-27

Lawsuit Alleges Buffalo Wild Wings Managers Gave the Green Light to Refuse Black Customers Perhaps you’ve heard the stories about how black people don’t tip, without deconstructing the reasoning as to why that might be. Or perhaps you’re just one of many racist managers at Buffalo Wild Wings who’ve relied on this stereotype to justify refusing black customers....
16:39 2019-05-22

Investment grade bond funds suck in record $12.3 billion as investors ditch stocks: BAML Investors plowed a record $12.3 billion into investment grade bond funds and ditched equities over the past week, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as worries over trade tensions and the......
12:26 2019-06-07

Investors pour $6 billion into U.S.-based high-yield, investment-grade bond funds: Lipper Investors' appetite for risk-taking was on display in the latest week, as U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds attracted more than $3 billion in the week ended Wednesday, their third consecutive......
03:00 2019-06-28

Our Dog ‘Doesn’t Like Black People’: Tennessee Church’s Sorry Excuse for Denying a Black Housekeeper a Job The Catholic Diocese of Memphis (Tenn.) is facing backlash after a black housekeeper lost out on a cleaning job after church staffers reportedly claimed a priest’s dog “doesn’t like black people” and therefore she’d need to find work elsewhere....
02:52 2019-08-20

Death rate for black infants more than double rate for white infants A National Vital Statistics report published Thursday shows declines in infant death rates since 1995 continue, but the rate of decline has slowed in recent years -- and in some areas it has gone up....
12:00 2019-08-01

To Understand Climate Change, We Need to Understand Greenland In “The Ice at the End of the World,” Jon Gertner recounts a sprawling history of adventurers and scientists who have tried to unlock the secrets of this vast polar expanse....
21:26 2019-07-03

Meet the 4 Black Men Who Are Shaking Up the White Male-Dominated Venture Capital Investment World The last few months have been a whirlwind for four young black businessmen who are quickly becoming superstars in the business investment arena. In a space long dominated by white men, these brothers are carving out a niche that champions investing in businesses owned by women and people of color....
17:39 2019-07-24

Arkansas woman Jerri Kelly calls 911 on black teens raising funds for football team An Arkansas jail administrator’s wife allegedly held a group of black teens at gunpoint — when they were going door to door to raise money for their high school football team. Jerri Kelly, 46, came out of her Wynne residence with a firearm Aug. 7 when the four students approached to sell...
23:52 2019-08-14

Black housekeeper not allowed to clean church because priest's dog 'doesn't like black people' Collierville priest Jacek Kowal had said that he opposed the characterization of his actions as racist, but his dog is aggressive toward African Americans.        ...
00:52 2019-08-20

How doulas are helping one city lower its high rate of black infant deaths Milwaukee's black infant mortality rate is higher than the U.S. rate. Doulas, or pregnancy and birth coaches, are volunteering to change that.        ...
15:26 2019-05-21

Ukraine to rate Volodymyr Zelenskiy's Servant of the People The president's Servant of the People party looks set to come out on top in upcoming parliamentary elections. That could shake up Ukraine's political establishment, leading to an odd coalition and unfamiliar opposition....
04:52 2019-06-24

'Not My People'---Trump Hectoring of Fed Chairman Complicates Rate Calls Repeated criticisms from the president are part of the context in which Jerome Powell must decide whether threats to the economy, including from trade fights, dictate an interest-rate cut soon....
23:13 2019-06-10

First Nations suicide rate 3 times higher than for non-Indigenous people: StatsCan The agency reported Friday on the rates of death by suicide for self-identifying First Nations people, Metis and Inuit from 2011 to 2016, compared to non-Indigenous people....
23:39 2019-06-30

Scientists Confirm All Black People Look Alike Instead of curing deadly diseases like cancer, AIDS or racism, researchers at some of California’s top universities came together to explore one of the most mysterious subjects in the category of shit we already knew anyway—namely, that white people think all black people look the same....
18:52 2019-07-06

Facts about skin cancer in black people Black people can get skin cancer, though it is less likely to affect them than people with lighter skin. For darker-skinned people, it usually occurs on lighter areas of the skin. Learn more here....
10:39 2019-07-17

Smithsonian's first black leader: 'There are still doors people can't get in' Lonnie Bunch, named the 14th secretary of the Washington DC institution, aims to define Americanness through diverse storiesThe corridor of power at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington is lined with framed portraits of its past leaders – a succession of white men of a certain age. But change i...
13:52 2019-05-29

If only I’d had a colonoscopy at 45, as all black people should | Yolanda Young Scientists say it takes 10 years for a polyp to become cancerous, so had I been tested at 45, I probably could have avoided a cancer diagnosis altogether“We found a mass.”The soothing tone and wide smile with which Dr Marie Borum delivered this news was in sharp contrast to the shock and terror raci...
21:26 2019-08-06

New Survey Says: Politicians Don’t Care About Black People Tired of politicians talking at, about, but never to, black people, a bevy of organizations joined to conduct the largest survey of black people in the United States since Reconstruction, entitled More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census....
21:39 2019-05-28

"His Dog Doesn't Like Black People", US Priest's Staff Told Housekeeper The home of a Catholic priest was the last place LaShundra Allen ever would have expected to be denied work because of her skin color, she said. Allen, who is black, arrived with her white co-worker......
05:39 2019-08-20

Nearly 1 in 3 Young Black People Say the Democratic Party Doesn’t Care About Them Young black people are more likely than their peers to consider themselves Democrats—and “strong Democrats” at that—but nearly a third of them believe the Democratic Party doesn’t care about them, according to a recent poll....
19:39 2019-08-01

Black Mirror reminds us that sometimes unhappy people sing happy songs If “Smithereens” shows how a substantial running time can improve a slight story, “Rachel, Jack and Ashley Too” shows how it can completely fail an overstuffed one. What starts off as an episode about an awkward teenage girl using a pop idol to find confidence turns into a story about a pop idol str...
23:13 2019-06-05

Give "Promised Rs 15 Lakh Black Money" To People: Mamata Banerjee To BJP TheBJP should give its "promised Rs 15 lakh black money" to people, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said today at the mega Martyrs' Day rally in Kolkata....
12:13 2019-07-21

Baltimore residents: Trump's attacks 'denigrate, dehumanize black people' After Donald Trump’s attack on a Baltimore district as ‘disgusting’ and ‘dangerous’ , we asked residents to share their perspectives on the cityPresident Donald Trump has called Baltimore a “rat and rodent-infested mess” and the “worst in the USA”, vehemently attacking the Democratic congressman Eli...
21:39 2019-07-31

The FBI Admits Black Lives Matter Was Never a Threat. It’s White People You Should Be Worried About Last week, as Donald Trump curtsied before the Queen; as Congressional Democrats continued to cower from their constitutional obligations; while we took our horses down to Old Town Road, mounted Megan Thee Stallion’s bandwagon and watched what happens When They See Us, the Federal Bureau of Investig...
20:26 2019-06-11

Nafissa Thompson-Spires: ‘I wanted to see more stories about nerdy black people’ The African American author on how a 19th-century abolitionist helped her portray life under Trump, living with pain and tackling taboosNafissa Thompson-Spires was born in San Diego, California and studied creative writing as a graduate student at the University of Illinois and Vanderbilt University...
00:13 2019-08-06

AI trained to detect hate speech online found to be biased against black people Researchers in one study discovered that leading AI models for processing hate speech were one and a half times more likely to flag tweets as offensive or hateful when they were written by African-Americans....
23:52 2019-08-16

Toni Morrison’s gift was to make black people feel seen | Irenosen Okojie In her inspirational writing, she gave voice to reality of the African American experienceIt is impossible to fully encapsulate the magnitude and influence of Toni Morrison, a writer of such power, gravitas and ingenuity, the rhapsodic praise almost seems inadequate, anti-climactic. But we must do s...
21:00 2019-08-12

How Tessa Thompson Hopes to Inspire a Young Generation of People in Men in Black: International Tessa Thompson continues to be all kinds of goals. Speaking to E! News at the New York City premiere of Men in Black: International, the 35-year-old actress shared the heartwarming and......
05:26 2019-06-13

‘No justice for black people’: family of man shot by police demand same payout as Justine Damond Father of Jamar Clark says Damond’s family, who received $US20m from Minneapolis, were treated differently The family of an African American man shot dead by Minneapolis police are demanding a $US20m ($A29m) payout equal to what the family of the Australian Justine Ruszczyk-Damond received.Jamar Cla...
02:13 2019-05-22

Black teen shoots at cars, allegedly shouts ‘I don’t like white people in my hood’: report A black teenager in Ohio was caught on video chasing four individuals with a pistol — firing multiple shots at them and allegedly shouting, “I don’t like white people in my hood!” Court papers obtained by WKRC outline the alleged incident, which unfolded on July 25 in the Ken...
18:52 2019-07-31

'I could have shot you in front of your fucking kids': how cops dehumanize black people | Paul Butler Why would anyone treat someone this way? Research gives a grim answer: some police literally think of blacks as subhuman“I could have shot you in front of your fucking kids.”That’s what a Phoenix police officer told Iesha Harper, an African American woman arrested with her husband after their four-y...
11:26 2019-06-29

Stand Your Kampground: Gun-Toting Granny Arrested for Pulling Gun on Black People Attempting to Picnic The pistol-packing, 70-year-old sentient packet of Mississippi sour cream known as Ruby Howell was arrested on Tuesday for brandishing a gun at a black couple as they attempted to access a campground, according to the Oktibbeha County Sheriff’s Office....
19:52 2019-06-05

Mets managed to get it done, but it’s never easy PHOENIX — The Mets can’t hang with the Dodgers, but they can beat the mediocre teams and that is a start. Nothing comes easy for this team. After losing three of four in Los Angeles, the Mets blew a two-run lead Friday night against the Diamondbacks. Trailing by a run in the eighth, however, they......
19:52 2019-06-01

Why managed web hosting is better for businesses For a busy business owner, your website is critical. Often, it’s the first interaction that most people have with your business. If you’re a digital operation, it’s often the only interaction that someone will have with you. So, making sure your site is up and running is critica...
19:13 2019-07-08

Best managed web hosting of 2019 You've designed a great website, found a quality website hosting package and got your creation online. That's great, but don't relax just yet; there's plenty more to do.Maintaining your website involves a lot of work. You'll need to monitor it to make sure it's online a...
18:39 2019-05-28

Best managed WordPress hosting 2019 As a content management system, WordPress offers one of the easiest and quickest ways to set up your own blog or website. With a few clicks of the mouse, you can select from one of hundreds of templates, as well as create interactive content such as contact forms.The usefulness of WordPress has not ...
20:26 2019-05-29

The Bank of England’s recipe for managed decline The central bank’s new ideas for how to modernize Britain’s financial system could eat into banks’ revenues, while helping them cut costs. For the wider economy, Brexit will still smother the intended fillip to small-business exporters....
19:26 2019-06-27

The first confidential, actively managed ETF just got SEC approval. Here's how it works Transparency is key… or is it? With the first-ever non-transparent, actively managed exchange-traded fund receiving approval from the SEC, "ETF Edge" goes straight to the source with the man behind the new product....
04:00 2019-06-16

Which teams were managed by their all-time leading goalscorer? Plus: moving behind enemy lines, and being relegated while barely conceding. Mail us or tweet @TheKnowledge_GU“Now that Frank Lampard is Chelsea head coach, what other examples are there of a team – club or country – being managed by their all-time top goalscorer?” asks Masai Graham.It’s no surprise...
15:13 2019-07-24

Iraq warns of war if regional tensions not managed well Iraq's president told an emergency Arab summit in Saudi Arabia on Thursday that regional and international tensions with Iran could spark a war if not managed well and voiced hope that Iran's security would not be targeted....
03:26 2019-05-31

Risks of no-deal Brexit can be managed by government, says Rudd Work and pensions secretary had stated in March she believed no deal would ‘do generational damage’ to UKAmber Rudd has said she believes the risks of a no-deal Brexit are no more than a challenge that can be countered by government action, going back on her previous assessment in which she said it ...
23:26 2019-08-13

Marianne Williamson asked white people to apologize to black audience members on speaking tour for slavery, lynchings, other issues Spiritual guru and 2020 Democratic hopeful Marianne Williamson asked white members of her audience at an event last July to apologize to black people also in attendance for slavery, lynching, police brutality and other issues. ...
03:00 2019-07-17

eBay intros managed fulfillment service for online sellers eBay said the delivery service will be available to merchants using any online platform and marketplace, suggesting a broader revenue strategy for the service over the long term....
23:52 2019-07-24

Amazon launches Personalize, a fully managed AI-powered recommendation service Amazon Personalize, an Amazon Web Services platform that facilitates and expedites the development of apps that suggest products, provide individualized search results, and customize experiences on the fly, is now generally available. Read More...
02:00 2019-06-11

eBay takes on Amazon with Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service for U.S. sellers eBay has announced its latest initiative to take on the mighty Amazon -- Managed Delivery, a fulfillment service that's launching in the U.S. next year.Read More...
19:00 2019-07-24

The Cwezi: Ancient Race of Mystical People and the Modern-Day Cwezi Cult Accused of Black Magic The Bachwezi people, who are also known as the Ancient Cwezi or Chwezi, were a group of people who legends say ruled the Empire of Kitara (Empire of the Sun) ...
19:13 2019-07-01

National parks including Uluru and Kakadu not managed properly, audit finds Government agency has failed to work with traditional owners to look after parks such as Uluru-Kata Tjuta and KakaduAustralia’s six commonwealth national parks – including Kakadu and Uluru – are not being effectively managed by the government corporation tasked with preserving them, an audit has fou...
12:39 2019-06-21

Brazil currency, interest rate futures drop on Copom rate-cut decision Brazil's currency and interest rate futures opened lower on Thursday, a day after the central bank kicked off an easing cycle with a sharper rate cut than most economists expected, while stocks rallied on the outlook for more stimulus ahead....
16:39 2019-08-01

Understanding your options to borrow: Fixed-rate and variable-rate loans When you borrow money, you may have a choice between a fixed-rate loan or a variable-rate loan. Find out how to choose which one is right for you.        ...
15:52 2019-05-24

UPDATE 1-JPMorgan lowers benchmark interest rate following Fed rate cut JPMorgan Chase & Co, the largest U.S. bank by assets, lowered its prime rate for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
21:26 2019-07-31

Canada Jobless Rate Increase Fuels Rate Cut Talk Canada’s unemployment rate rose in July as the economy unexpectedly shed jobs for a second straight month, fueling speculation over a possible Bank of Canada rate cut later this year....
20:00 2019-08-09

The Best Password Managers Last week, we asked you to fill us in on your favorite password managers. After combing through your responses, testing out a few new ones, and getting a sense for what other popular picks may be out there, we’ve come up with a list of the five best password managers available....
05:52 2019-07-06

JPMorgan lowers benchmark interest rate following Fed rate cut The largest U.S. bank by assets, JPMorgan Chase & Co, lowered its prime rate, a benchmark for a wide range of consumer and commercial loans, for the first time in more than a decade on Wednesday, following a rate cut from the Federal Reserve....
21:26 2019-07-31

What to Say Instead of 'You Don't Understand' You’ve already explained yourself a dozen times—in perfectly clear language, no less—and still they’re not hearing you. Your partner, your best friend, your 10-year-old kid, whoever. You know you’re right; they just need to listen a little better, don’t they? As they go around and around in circles,...
18:39 2019-07-10

Bright Spot for Money Managers: ESG A record amount is flowing to investment managers engaged in socially responsible investing, an area of strength for stock pickers who have otherwise struggled to keep client money....
20:39 2019-07-11

All Boys Aren’t Blue: A Black Queer Man Writes About Black Queer Life for Black Queer Kids With All Boys Aren’t Blue, George Johnson is the latest at-bat in what is shaping up to be a burgeoning, yet bountiful genre, that of black queer men coming of age. Yet, unlike Darnell Moore’s No Ashes in the Fire or Michael Arceneaux’s I Can’t Date Jesus, or DeRay Mckesson’s On The Other Side of F...
10:39 2019-06-07

How DevOps managers can learn to trust automation “It worked in staging!” says the dev team. And the ops team replies: “it must be a code issue.” Developers and ops people sometimes have different perspectives on why a deployment went wrong. Was it the code? Or the infrastructure? In the end, it’s the user that suffers, and that user doesn’t care a...
12:39 2019-05-22

How Five Money Managers Are Playing Swings in the Market U.S. stocks have been increasingly volatile lately, with the S&P 500 rising or falling by more than 1% almost every day in the past few weeks. Here’s how some large money managers are playing the market....
15:00 2019-08-14

Why Fund Managers Are Scared of Sudden Withdrawals   Why have markets been so alarmed over sudden withdrawals from a handful of European investment funds, like London-based H2O Asset Management? And why did their troubles lead the head of the Bank of England to warn that some funds were “built on lies”? The answer has to do with terms familiar to many...
16:26 2019-07-10

Walmart Turns to VR to Pick Middle Managers The country’s largest employer is using a VR skills assessment as part of the selection process to find new middle managers, hoping to limit inherent bias in hiring decisions, increase diversity and reduce turnover in a tight labor market....
16:39 2019-06-30

To Truly Understand Jon Gruden's Mind Would Be To Go Mad Nathan Peterman, America’s Quarterback and Oakland’s either second or third, is growing on Jon Gruden. Not like Kuato in Total Recall, although that is nice to think about—to be clear, Gruden is Kuato in this scenario; just slap a visor and a critical sunburn on this little guy and it’s easy to see—...
18:52 2019-08-01

The Democrats Still Don't Understand the South The Intercept put out a piece on Thursday detailing Sen. Chuck Schumer’s so-far lackluster recruiting efforts for the Senate elections in 2020. Tucked into it is an anecdote about North Carolina which goes a long way towards explaining why the Democrats have lost so much ground in this state and the...
22:39 2019-08-16

Here’s how you can truly understand your company’s metrics I have had the opportunity to work with numerous businesses on their analytics strategy. One of the most common questions I receive is “what are the right success metrics to measure?” If you build or market products, you’ve likely asked yourself this question as well.  The vagueness of “big data” ha...
15:13 2019-07-08

Can Anyone Understand What This Angry Shouty Guy Is Saying Rep. Doug Collins is the ranking Republican on the House Judiciary Committee, where former Special Counsel Robert Mueller is testifying today on his extensive investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. As such, his questioning of Mueller set the tone for the Republican Party’s str...
16:00 2019-07-24

Six players, both managers suspended after Reds-Pirates brawl Major League Baseball suspended six players and both managers involved in a brawl between the Cincinnati Reds and Pittsburgh Pirates earlier this week, the league announced Thursday....
10:26 2019-08-02

New managers make the Championship even more unpredictable as season gets underway It is said every year that the Championship is the most competitive and unpredictable league in the world, and a look through this season's runners and riders backs up that claim....
21:00 2019-08-02

Walmart uses virtual reality to test new store managers Virtual reality headsets are being used to test Walmart employee knowledge and leadership skills when hiring new managers.       ...
13:26 2019-07-08

India’s wealth managers find profit in the provinces The face of wealth management in India is changing, as vast fortunes are made by young digital disruptors and as private banks venture out of the main commercial hubs in search of untapped profit and potential in second-tier cities....
15:39 2019-05-21

Massimiliano Allegri leaves Juventus as one of their great managers Allegri has not always been popular with fans but not even Giovanni Trapattoni or Marcello Lippi won five straight titlesBy Dan Cancian for The Gentleman UltraMassimiliano Allegri is one of the most successful managers of the modern era. The 51-year-old led Juventus to five consecutive Serie A title...
17:52 2019-05-24

US fund managers grapple with socially responsible investing NEW YORK, Aug 2 (LPC) - Asset managers are increasingly making sustainable investment decisions that reflect their own corporate values and those of their investors, but are still under pressure to deliver competitive returns as the market continues to develop and implement environmentally friendly ...
18:39 2019-08-02

Workplace bias: 1-in-5 managers won’t hire pro-Trump workers American workers who like President Trump face sweeping bias against them, with some managers refusing to hire his supporters and those already employed facing discrimination and mockery, according to a new study....
18:13 2019-08-19

Are you hoping to work remotely? Here's what hiring managers are looking for Getting hired as a remote worker can be a challenge. Hiring managers look for previous experience in that role when considering applicants.        ...
19:01 2019-05-24

Do You Understand the N.B.A. Salary Cap? Imagine Enforcing It It’s up to a small group of league officials to make sure all N.B.A. teams follow the rules of the collective bargaining agreement. They do more to shape the league than fans realize....
13:26 2019-08-20

Understand Whether You Should Focus on the Process or the Product When I was in college, I had an adviser who kept telling me to focus on the process, not the product. I wasn’t very good at following that advice, in part because I didn’t really understand what it meant....
17:52 2019-07-31

Here’s how gamification can help your business understand your users Today’s operations require more comprehensive stores of information, most of which deals expressly in the human behavior of consumers or internal teams. To truly understand a product’s performance, for example, companies must know how many people buy it, how they use it, and what the consensus is—go...
19:39 2019-07-03

Help! Trump Spoke to CNBC and I Don't Understand Anything He Just Said The president of the United States gave an interview to CNBC and he sounded like a man who doesn’t know what the hell is going on. But what was even more concerning is instead of his usual word-salad, this was more like a word Chipotle bowl that was dropped on the floor and then kicked around....
03:00 2019-06-11

What is happening in Kashmir? The best books to help understand With Kashmir under lockdown, Preti Taneja chooses books that explore the history of the most militarised region in the worldSeventy years after partition, the annexation of Kashmir by India is the endgame of Devraj, the Hindu nationalist businessman protagonist of my 2017 novel We That Are Young. Hi...
15:00 2019-08-16

Asia's billionaires develop taste for boutique wealth managers Growing demand by Asia's rich for independent advisory services and access to a wide variety of investment products is spurring the surge of boutique wealth managers more associated with the established wealth hubs of Switzerland and London....
17:13 2019-05-27

Supermarket managers step down amid controversy over safari photos In the photos, the couple could be seen standing over various big-game animals they allegedly hunted, including a hippopotamus, a zebra, an alligator and a leopard...
22:39 2019-07-11

Asset managers farm out trading as costs and complexity climb It's 10 o'clock at night, and Benjamin Arnold's day is just beginning. The former Goldman Sachs trader is gearing up to trade equities in Asia from his small office thousands of miles away in Park City, Utah....
03:13 2019-08-06

Seeking shelter from trade war, fund managers bet on China's consumers China may be an odd choice for investors seeking shelter from a Sino-U.S. trade war. Yet, money managers in Asia are pouring funds into Chinese stocks as the long-term promise of a growing middle class trumps more immediate fears about tariffs....
07:39 2019-06-13

Two top fixed-income portfolio managers exit Eaton Vance Bond fund managers Kathleen Gaffney and Henry Peabody left Eaton Vance Corp at the end of June and have been replaced by existing members of the firm's fixed-income team, a spokeswoman told Reuters....
17:52 2019-07-19

GameStop Lays Off Dozens Of Regional Managers As It Searches For A Future On Tuesday, several GameStop employees took to Reddit to report that their regional sales supervisors had been laid off. These anecdotal reports, combined with tips to Kotaku about some layoffs, have since been bolstered by an email from GameStop management, whose authenticity Kotaku has confirmed, ...
23:00 2019-08-01

MLB suspends eight after wild Reds-Pirates brawl, including both managers The dugout-clearing brawl between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning of Tuesday night’s game resulted in multiple-game suspensions for eight people involved....
17:52 2019-08-02

| Springboks understand the difficulty of Argentina challenge The two Tests against Argentina will provide the Springboks with more opportunities to prepare for the 2019 RWC says assistant coach, Matthew Proudfoot....
07:13 2019-08-06

Twitter Makes Its Rules Easier to Understand Twitter has refreshed, simplified and reorganised its rules and regulations. The company has divided and specified rules under three high level categories -- safety, privacy and authenticity....
18:26 2019-06-08

MIT built a neural network to understand pizza A group of MIT researchers recently developed an AI model that takes a list of instructions and generates a finished product. The future implications for the fields of construction and domestic robotics are huge, but the team decided to start with something we all need right now: pizza. PizzaGAN, th...
23:26 2019-06-18

To prepare today’s workforce for AI, they must understand it’s not a threat For countless businesses across all industries and around the world, AI is dominating mindshare to impossible-to-ignore levels. It’s all entrepreneurs and business leaders can talk about: What does a future with AI look like? What are the gains that AI can make for my company? What are the losses? W...
13:52 2019-07-16

Welp, Using Volcanoes to Understand Geoengineering Might Not Really Work The cooling effects of large volcanic eruptions have led some scientists to believe these natural hazards could inspire and inform the development of geoengineering schemes to combat climate change. New research suggests this is probably a bad idea.Read more......
07:00 2019-08-08

Help Me Understand Why This Hyundai's Wiper Aged So Much More Than the Rest of the Car I’ve got a little Friday afternoon mystery for you: the other day, I was in traffic, behind a 2004 or so Hyundai Santa Fe. Normally, not a terribly exciting vehicle to contemplate. But this one had a strange detail I don’t fully understand: for some reason, the rear wiper assembly seems to have aged...
00:26 2019-07-14

To Stop Robocalls, Parties Need to Understand Who Is a Robocaller There is little debate that robocalls meant to deceive consumers are bad, and that calls from schools or doctors’ offices are typically benign. It is the large middle ground of calls to consumers by legitimate businesses where the FCC hasn’t set clear rules....
22:39 2019-06-09

Poll: Americans support Roe. v. Wade because they don't understand it Last week, Gallup released its comprehensive 2019 abortion polling data. The poll asked respondents whether they identified as “pro-life” or “pro-choice,” when abortion should be legal, how important abortion was in their voting decisions, and more....
03:13 2019-07-04

Facebook COO: 'We Understand' Concerns About Big Tech Companies Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said that the social-media company failed to anticipate foreign interference aimed at disrupting the 2016 U.S. presidential election....
18:39 2019-06-19

Exclusive: Singapore cautions wealth managers on aggressively courting HK business Singapore has cautioned wealth managers against aggressively marketing their services or making other efforts to woo clients to the city state by capitalizing on rival Hong Kong's political turmoil, people with knowledge of the matter said....
11:13 2019-07-12

Engineering managers, DevOps specialists top earners among developers, survey shows Latest Stack Overflow survey of almost 90,000 developers finds momentum for DevOps and data science-related jobs. Overall developer job satisfaction is lukewarm at best....
02:00 2019-05-29

Enter English managers to show their worth and cause Premier League surprise Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder have earned the chance to alter perceptions and put their stamp on the top flightIf there is one quality that links Graham Potter, Dean Smith and Chris Wilder, it is a willingness to accept a tough challenge. They have made it to the top after coming from h...
03:13 2019-08-09

CORRECTED-Two top fixed-income portfolio managers exit Eaton Vance Bond fund managers Kathleen Gaffney and Henry Peabody left Eaton Vance Corp at the end of June and have been replaced by existing members of the firm's fixed-income team, a spokeswoman told Reuters....
22:26 2019-07-22

#MeToo backlash: More male managers avoid mentoring women or meeting alone with them A survey by LeanIn found that more men are uncomfortable with one-on-one workplace activities with women like mentoring or work dinners. And amid all Facebook's issues, Sheryl Sandberg has something to say about it....
16:00 2019-05-21

Investors Are The Main Lenders To U.S. Businesses, And They May Not Understand The Risks Businesses offset a decline in bank lending by flooding the marekt with bonds. This is a transfer of lending risk from banks to bondholders, especially in the U.S.. With the ratio of corporate debt to GDP at an unprecedented high, bondholders face risks that they may be ill-equipped to understand....
15:39 2019-05-21

Secretary Perry: Trump critics don't understand how much he's done for the environment President Trump is getting a raw deal from critics who claim he isn't concerned with respecting the environment, according to Energy Secretary Rick Perry....
03:52 2019-07-09

Speedrunners Helped Me To Better Understand The Weird Games Of My Childhood Summer Games Done Quick starts this Sunday at 11:30AM CDT and will be livestreamed on GamesDoneQuick’s Twitch Channel here. The event runs from June 23rd to the 30th and is raising money for Doctors Without Borders....
22:00 2019-06-23

Someone spent $1.3 million on a malware-ridden laptop and I clearly don’t understand art If you’d bought a Samsung NC10 the day it was released, the laptop would have set you back about $499. That was 11 years ago. Today, that same laptop, loaded with malware, fetched a cool $1.3 million at auction. I clearly should have paid more attention in my art appreciation class. Artist Guo O Don...
05:00 2019-05-29

Galaxy simulator Ashley Spindler uses AI to understand the far cosmos Ashley Spindler's machine-learning code is slowly teaching itself to simulate and identify distant galaxies – giving her time for hobbies like making chain-mail armour...
14:26 2019-07-09

Two thirds of UK drivers don’t understand European road signs News 6 Aug, 2019 New research reveals 65 per cent of UK drivers don’t understand European road signs, despite 40 per cent having driven abroad...
14:52 2019-08-06

Jeremy Corbyn on Joyce's Ulysses: ‘Don’t beat yourself up if you don’t understand it' Politicians including Joe Biden, Pete Buttigieg and the Labour leader have lined up to praise the impenetrable novel. Ahead of Bloomsday, Corbyn discusses the power of Joyce’s political visionIn defiance of its reputation for being hard to finish – Philip Roth and Jorge Luis Borges did not manage it...
15:00 2019-06-14

Help Me Understand the Mystery of the Sign of the Two Dodge Omnis, Good and Bad Everyone, everyone, settle down! I need your attention! Over the course of a week I have somehow encountered two Dodge Omnis, each one representing an extreme of condition of Dodge Omnis still in active use....
23:26 2019-06-03

New syllabuzz: scientists taught bees to understand numbers Most children learn that written numbers represent quantities in pre-school or junior primary school. Now our new study shows that honeybees too can learn to match symbols and numerosities, much like we humans do with Arabic and Roman numerals. Human language and mathematics Language is the ability ...
13:00 2019-06-22

Just Try to Understand This NYT Editor's Racist, Incoherent Twitter Thread You know that feeling when you wake up after a late night watching the dumbass Democratic debates, defined by the moderators’ absurd commitment to centrist ideology and repeating Republican attacks as if those are good-faith questions about public policy, and an editor from the New York Times has do...
21:26 2019-07-31

Massa 'couldn't understand' Venturi FE car in second New York race Ex-Formula 1 driver Felipe Massa says he "could not understand" his Venturi GP-run ABB FIA Formula E car in the second New York race, contributing to a "very difficult" weekend...
20:13 2019-07-16

China lets global asset managers apply for mutual fund business China signaled further opening up of its financial services on Friday, saying it would let global asset managers apply for retail mutual-fund businesses through private fund units operating in the country....
16:26 2019-08-09

Singapore cautions wealth managers against aggressively courting Hong Kong business Officials from the Monetary Authority of Singapore made the request last month to wealth managers, including DBS and a unit of Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp....
11:26 2019-07-12

Deutsche Bank CEO Scolds Managers Over Pricey Suit Fittings Amid Layoffs Deutsche Bank chief executive Christian Sewing was forced to personally rebuke managers who ordered tailors to their London office as thousands of traders were let go Monday, after details of the......
16:13 2019-07-12

'Toxic cocktail' brewing for U.S. asset managers: hedge fund investor Kass Hedge fund investor Doug Kass said on Tuesday that he is shorting several investment managers, including T. Rowe Price Group Inc and Franklin Resources Inc, as they could be "the next group to feel......
19:13 2019-05-21

Watch: White Security Guard Pulls Gun on Black Cop in Full Uniform Because the Black Cop Had a Gun An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying...
21:39 2019-07-14

Trump says Pelosi ‘does not understand’ CUSMA after she asked for time to review President Donald Trump said on Thursday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi does not understand the Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) and had told U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer she wanted two weeks to get to know the agreement....
02:52 2019-05-24

Probably A Lost Cause: 6 Amazing Quotes That Would Be Pretty Inspirational To Horses If They Could Understand Them It’s a shame that horses can’t read, because they’re missing out on tons of potentially moving, inspirational sayings about being a horse. These five beautiful quotes, for example, would doubtless be pretty inspirational to horses if only they could understand them....
19:52 2019-05-24

'I do not understand the United States': NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws – video New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from New Zealand’s swift overhaul of their gun laws aft...
15:26 2019-05-21

‘I understand my wife’s lived experience better’: meet the men who have taken their wives’ surnames An estimated 3% of men choose to turn gender stereotyping on its head when they get married. Why – and do any of them regret it?What’s in a name? While marriages between opposite-sex couples have been in gradual decline in the UK since the 1970s, with nearly 250,000 marriages in England and Wales in...
13:00 2019-08-20

Understand Breaking News From Multiple Political Perspectives Using AllSides It’s important to know what’s going on in the world—but it’s also important to understand these events from multiple perspectives, especially if you tend to favor news sources that support your own points of view....
19:13 2019-07-23

Carmelo Anthony Says He Doesn't Understand Why The Rockets Didn't Want Him Anymore I can’t decide what’s weirder: the realization that Carmelo Anthony’s NBA career is likely all the way over, or remembering that Carmelo Anthony played in an NBA game as recently as this past season. He bombed out of the rotation in Houston after 10 games, was dumped in a trade with Chicago, and the...
02:39 2019-08-03

Neuroimaging and Ancient Engravings Allow Experts to Understand Prehistoric Thinking Researchers in France have used neuroimaging to monitor the impact of prehistoric engravings on modern human brains. ...
20:39 2019-07-15

Robin Thede on A Black Lady Sketch Show and why Black women will survive the end of the world 2019 has been a banner year for sketch comedy series—first, Netflix released the hilarious and highly experimental I Think You Leave With Tim Robinson, then Comedy Central debuted the subversive and smartly funny Alternatino With Arturo Castro. On Friday, HBO premiered A Black Lady Sketch Show, a v...
15:39 2019-08-03

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop’s Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand five-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confeder...
22:26 2019-08-11

Black Homebuyer Finds KKK Application in Cop's Home—Sheds New Light on Shooting Death of Black Man in 2009 Rob Mathis was ready to make an offer on the house—a grand 5-bedroom home sitting on 22 acres in the small town of Holton, Michigan. But during a recent tour of the property, a quick rundown of the home’s decor put Mathis and his wife, Reyna on edge: A NASCAR-decorated garage housing two Confederate...
19:26 2019-08-10

UPDATE 1-Brazil prosecutors call for arrest of Bradesco branch managers, criticize bank Prosecutors in Brazil criticized compliance standards at Brazilian bank Banco Bradesco SA on Tuesday, after requesting that a federal court issue an arrest warrant for two branch managers allegedly involved in a vast money laundering scheme....
17:26 2019-05-28

The Root's 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings, Week 3: Kamala Harris Throws Black Voters Under the Bus(ing?) This week’s Root 2020 Presidential Black Power Rankings is full of surprises. We have a new No. 1 after several candidates forgot that black people still matter, and a special guest power-ranking judge. This week, me (Dr. Jason Johnson, Politics Editor at The Root) and Marcus Ferrell, former African...
23:26 2019-07-11

Reds' Derek Dietrich draws ire of broadcaster over home runs: 'I don't understand why you have to do that' One of the more surprising storylines of the Major League Baseball season is the recent power surge Cincinnati Reds second baseman Derek Dietrich has had in 53 games....
17:39 2019-05-31

'Shopping while black': Yes, bias against black customers is real Name a store, and I’ll bet I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there, writes Cassi Pittman ClaytorName a store, any store, from Fifth Avenue to Main Street, and I’ll bet that I can find a black person who has experienced discrimination there. The beauty chain Sephora recentl...
09:26 2019-06-24

Managers ring changes and Jill Ellis beats Phil Neville at mind games | Suzanne Wrack There were unexpected changes on both sides, but it was the Americans who came up with a tactical masterclassBilled as the Lucy Bronze versus Megan Rapinoe show Jill Ellis had ripped up the script, her four-goal-in-two-games hero stripped of her starting spot and standing to the side as the rest of ...
01:13 2019-07-03

Managers funded by Queensland government grant urge cane farmers to question reef science Exclusive: speaking tour by controversial academic Peter Ridd is being supported by sugarcane managers paid for with state government fundsSugarcane industry managers funded by grants from the Queensland government to help cane growers reduce pollution flowing onto the Great Barrier Reef are promoti...
22:39 2019-08-14

ICC orders fixers to steer clear of Cricket World Cup and assigns anti-corruption managers to each team The ICC are confident that the Cricket World Cup will not be troubled by corruption, and have taken the unusual step of contacting around a dozen known fixers telling them to steer clear of the tournament....
09:26 2019-05-25

New York Times executive admits media didn't 'understand the Trump phenomenon' New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet spoke candidly last weekend about how the media "did not quite understand the Trump phenomenon" during the 2016 election. ...
06:52 2019-05-22

‘The Nanny’ star Fran Drescher gets candid about cannabis: ‘Now I understand its medicinal attributes’ Fran Drescher said she has a great appreciation for cannabis since she had to undergo a hysterectomy after being diagnosed with uterine cancer back in 2000....
11:26 2019-08-12

Liam Payne Opens Up About One Direction, Agoraphobia and Taking More Than a "F--king Minute" to Understand Fatherhood Fatherhood, music, life--Liam Payne is figuring it all out. At just 25 years old, the performer has seemingly lived an entire lifetime already after skyrocketing to international stardom......
18:39 2019-05-30

To understand Nicolas Cage's acting style, look at John Stamos commercials, eagles, and king cobras Nicolas Cage has one of the most remarkable careers in modern Hollywood. For decades now, he’s slipped from role to role, playing everything from fairly regular guys to cartoonishly unhinged characters—as well as one of the wildest cameo roles ever committed to film—with ease. Now, thanks to a New Y...
20:52 2019-08-07

Little Black Mirror Is a Series of Black Mirror Webisodes Coming to Netflix’s Latin American YouTube Channel Eager for some Black Mirror, but can’t stand to wait for more Black Mirror? Netflix has something for you, and it’s called—wait for it—Little Black Mirror. Read more......
00:39 2019-05-26

Lords of the Ring: Can 'smart' ring give BlackRock fund managers the edge? After years of using the internet, satellites, algos and other innovations to mine 'Big Data' for that edge over rivals, the world's biggest investment firm is trialing a gizmo that puts the focus......
05:01 2019-06-22

‘I Love You Black Man. I Love You Black Woman’: Meet the Real-Life Best Friends of Netflix’s See You Yesterday Netflix’s See You Yesterday isn’t your average sci-fi flick. Black nerds fighting police brutality, creating time travel and exposing viewers to Caribbean-American culture combine to show another side of the science-fiction genre. Directed by Stefon Bristol and produced by Spike Lee, See You Yesterd...
18:39 2019-05-25

Astronomers just found a black hole so huge it makes our galaxy’s black hole look like a baby At the heart of our home galaxy is a supermassive black hole that gobbles up anything that gets too close. It’s huge, with a mass of 4 million times that of our Sun, but size is a relative thing when we’re talking about the universe, and astronomers just spotted a black hole in a distant...
02:26 2019-08-13

Mauricio Pochettino vs Jurgen Klopp: Tottenham vs Liverpool managers head to head before Champions League Final Saturday will be an historic night for either Mauricio Pochettino or Jurgen Klopp, with one manager set to lift the European Cup for the first time ever....
10:52 2019-06-01

Football quiz: the many managers of Chelsea Football Club Who won the World Cup? Who played a final? Who liked eggs?How many Italians have managed Chelsea since they last had a (permanent) English manager?TwoFourSixEightChelsea have played in the top flight since 1989. Which manager earned them promotion that year, winning the Division Two title with a hug...
16:13 2019-06-19

Festival that charged white people $10 more than people of color backtracks on ticketing policy A Michigan music festival that was charging white people twice the amount for a ticket than "people of color" backtracked its ticketing structure on Sunday. ...
17:39 2019-07-08

India, China Sign 4 Agreements To Strengthen People-To-People Ties India and China on Monday signed four agreements to strengthen cultural and people-to-people ties. The agreements were signed after External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and his Chinese counterpart......
15:13 2019-08-12

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
19:39 2019-07-07

Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested TORONTO (AP) — Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested . The post Toronto police say 2 people shot and wounded at rally for NBA champion Raptors; 2 people arrested appeared first on LEX18.com....
23:00 2019-06-17

Optical zoom vs digital zoom: understand your camera phone's close-up potential The difference between optical and digital zoom is important to know when shopping for a new phone. It’s not the only tech category where these two kinds of camera zoom pop up, but they butt heads here like nowhere else.Want the one sentence version? Optical zoom uses magnifying lenses to get...
17:39 2019-07-23

Tottenham's Champions League Final means I finally understand Mauricio Pochettino's mission, says Danny Rose Danny Rose has admitted he never thought Tottenham could reach a Champions League Final but says he finally understands Mauricio Pochettino's desire to reach for the stars....
14:00 2019-05-29

Does NJPW Understand Why American Fans Like NJPW? New Japan Pro Wrestling’s Dallas show on Saturday was another step in its attempt at international expansion, but it carried a particular significance: It was the opening night of the promotion’s 29th annual G1 Climax round robin tournament, where some of the finest wrestlers in the world try to out...
02:39 2019-07-12

Poldark's Aidan Turner tells how fans getting 'hands-on' helps him understand how women feel objectified Poldark star Aidan Turner has told how his fans can get "a little hands-on" when they want selfies and said it helps him understand how women can feel objectified....
06:39 2019-07-09

Why Index Funds Are Not Always Your Best Choice If you can live with a long-run return that approximates the long-run growth of the economy (about 3%) plus inflation (about 2%), an S&P 500 index fund may be just what you need....
15:39 2019-05-21

Will MLP Funds Sell MLPs? MLPs are losing favor as big energy infrastructure companies convert to corporations. Although an MLP fund selling most of its MLPs might seem implausible, it represents a growing risk for their holders....
15:39 2019-05-21

How to Tell If Your Investment Is Really Responsible The boom in responsible investing worldwide throws up a key question for borrowers, fund managers and index compilers: How exactly do you evaluate and compare responsible investments? A whole industry has grown up to try to provide answers. It looks beyond financial performance to score companies an...
13:26 2019-08-11

Smithfield Foods says will not take U.S. farm aid funds Smithfield Foods, a subsidiary of China's WH Group, said on Friday it would not take money the U.S. farm aid program designed to offset losses from Washington's trade war with Beijing....
19:52 2019-05-31

10 Big Investment Mistakes You Should Avoid Delaying investments is one of the biggest and most common financial mistakes one can make. Majority of people don't start investing in their early age which can result in lower accumulation of......
16:39 2019-06-14

The Latest Art Investment? A Jacket At the Paris menswear shows, labels big and small showcased partnerships with established artists, adding a gallery-ready flourish to their fashion collections...
20:13 2019-07-01

Top 5 investment robo-advisors It can be tough to decide how to best invest your money, or who to pick to handle it. Tom Merritt suggests five robo-advisors that can help make the task easier....
23:39 2019-06-04

Do you consider your home a great investment? Think again Your home may be many things. A place to raise your family. An opportunity to put down roots. But one thing it is not is a great investment, according to expert Jonathan Clements....
15:39 2019-05-22

Why cat people and dog people's personalities match those of their pet People's personalities often have more in common with their dog or cat than their friends, and now we know why owners and their animals are such a purr-fect match...
14:52 2019-07-05

Lloyds in £140m settlement with funds giant Lloyds Banking Group has agreed to pay £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen to settle a legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
14:13 2019-07-24

Hedge funds chart course through 'IMO 2020' storm Shipping companies, refineries, freight derivatives or diesel cracks? Investment funds are placing their bets as the shipping sector prepares for new rules limiting sulfur emissions from ocean-going vessels....
08:26 2019-07-08

Lloyds to pay £140m to settle £100bn funds row Britain's biggest high street bank is to pay about £140m to Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) to settle a bitter legal fight over the future of a £100bn asset management mandate....
20:26 2019-07-22

Accused Terrorists Use Loopholes to Tap Frozen Funds Loopholes in U.N. Security Council sanctions procedures are allowing blacklisted al Qaeda and Islamic State terrorists and their supporters to tap their bank accounts despite a U.N. asset freeze, according to documents reviewed by The Wall Street Journal and people familiar with the matter....
03:26 2019-06-20

Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019 Public pension plans fell short of their projected returns this year, adding to the burden on governments struggling to fund promised benefits to retired workers....
14:26 2019-08-06

| Legends to help raise funds for Small’s family The South African Rugby Legends Association has established a fundraising initiative in aid of James Small’s family following the former Springbok wing’s tragic death....
16:00 2019-07-19

Why Target Date Funds Dominate The 401(k) Market Target Date Funds are soaring in popularity but they can vary widely. Here are some tips for investors looking to invest in one of the hottest growing areas of investing....
15:39 2019-05-21

Funds Under PM-Kisan Scheme Yet To Be Transferred To Farmers In UP Funds under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi could not be transferred to 1.5 lakh farmers in Uttar Pradesh due to "data mismatch" and they will soon receive funds after the problem is rectified,......
13:13 2019-05-30

Cboe Welcomes New FormulaFolios Funds to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – November 1, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | NASDAQ: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed two new FormulaFolios funds to the Cboe ETF Marketplace....
21:52 2019-05-21

Argentine Vote Slams U.S. Bond Funds Yield-seeking investors everywhere are getting singed this week by the meltdown in Argentina’s markets following the victory of a populist candidate in the South American nation’s presidential primary election....
15:00 2019-08-14

Consider this investment if you're worried about losing all your money While the rate of return isn't anything to write home about, you get inflation protection and the guarantee that you won't lose your principal....
16:52 2019-08-07

Want to Profit From a Trade War? There’s an Investment Fund for That There are funds on the market that could help you profit from American trade tensions with countries like China. But short-term bets are inherently risky....
16:13 2019-07-11

Check Your Investment Portfolio Once a Month It’s a refrain you’ve heard here before: Stop checking your investments. Let the market do its thing. Remain somewhat blissfully unaware. Trust that your nest egg will grow....
00:13 2019-05-30

Investment bank environment still very fragile says UBS Investment banking conditions have improved over recent months but remains "very fragile," UBS Chief Executive Sergio Ermotti said on Thursday, adding the Swiss lender's own business was performing in line with the industry....
11:39 2019-06-06

The democratization of AI: Why it’s time to make the investment Any hesitation about jumping on the AI train can be put to rest. You can now integrate AI and machine learning without hiring a team of data scientists.Read More...
17:52 2019-06-10

How Woodford Investment's bets took a bad turn When Neil Woodford left the fund management giant Invesco Perpetual in October 2013 to set up his own company, he was without doubt Britain's most-garlanded asset manager....
17:26 2019-06-04

VW Ups Its Investment in Ford's Self-Driving Car Unit Volkswagen has agreed to invest around $2.6 billion in Ford’s autonomous-vehicle partner, Argo AI, in a deal that expands an alliance struck earlier this year and values the startup at $7 billion....
16:26 2019-07-12

Investment activity in AI gains traction in UAE The hype and excitement around AI are ubiquitous and executives in the UAE clearly see the transformational potential it will have on their organizations in the next three to five years.With a significant number of companies still in the planning phase, it is companies that have been able to educate...
06:13 2019-06-13

The Brand Investment in eSports Report Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images eSports viewership is on the rise. Thanks in part to streaming services such as Twitch, the number of eSports fans globally is anticipated to surge 59% over the next four to five years.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:CBS and Viacom could finally annou...
10:00 2019-07-24

In Salzburg, 'Everyman' is an investment banker The 99th Salzburg Festival began with a repeat of the 2017 staging of Hugo von Hofmannsthal's mystery play "Jedermann." In it, Russian actress Valery Cheplanova is decked out as a vamp in a pants suit....
13:00 2019-07-22

TPG to take a bath on Victoria Plum investment The American private equity giant which owns Victoria Plum is facing a heavy loss on its investment in the online bathrooms specialist in a further sign of the crisis which has engulfed Britain's retail sector....
13:00 2019-07-09

What's behind Great Lakes investment surge? It's a big year for auto industry investment in the traditional corners of the Midwest. Center for Automotive Research monitor Bernard Swiecki delves into why....
11:00 2019-08-12

International investment banks: It’s all about China International IBs pride themselves on the diversity of their business in Asia Pacific, but a bank without a decent China business in this region is nowhere. It is the engine of both regional and global growth....
14:39 2019-05-21

For Spain, Investment Pays Off at the World Cup Dozens of countries have embraced women’s soccer in recent years. Few have done so quite as completely as Spain, which faces the United States on Monday....
00:26 2019-06-24

This Investment Straddles "A $1 Trillion Powder Keg" Did you know that Enron's bonds enjoyed an "investment grade" rating just four days before it went bankrupt? Unfortunately true. And, today, other companies and their bonds sit atop "a $1 trillion powder keg." Learn why......
15:00 2019-05-21

Planned Parenthood to decline Title X funds over 'gag rule' Planned Parenthood announced Monday it is leaving the Title X program after the government said it must comply with a new rule banning the organization from providing information on abortion access....
22:00 2019-08-19

U.S. Promises Security Aid, but No Funds, to Guatemala to Curb Migration In Guatemala, the homeland security secretary offset requests for restoring funding cuts by offering hands-on assistance from United States agents and investigators....
18:26 2019-06-01

METALS-Nickel surges to 11-mth high on funds buying Nickel prices on Tuesday jumped to their highest in 11 months as some funds pushed up their purchase of the metal pegged to benefit from the burgeoning electric vehicle (EV) industry....
11:13 2019-07-16

Asia sovereign wealth funds: Lifting the lid on Singapore’s GIC In a rare interview, chief executive Lim Chow Kiat explains the investment discipline that underpins one of the world’s most influential and sophisticated funds – and his fears over the impact of a polarized political world on global investment....
14:39 2019-05-21

Brownsville gets $9M in anti-violence funds following wild shoot-out A longtime crime-ridden Brooklyn neighborhood is getting $9 million from City Hall for safety measures in wake of a wild shoot-out at a packed block party there last week that left 11 injured and one dead. Mayor Bill de Blasio, Council Speaker Corey Johnson, and other city pols on Tuesday announced ...
02:13 2019-08-07

After INF treaty's demise, U.S. seeks funds for missile tests The United States is no longer prohibited from having ground-launched intermediate-range missiles after pulling out of an arms control treaty with Russia on Friday, but funds to test and develop the missiles may soon run out, officials say....
17:13 2019-08-02

Pakistan arrests 6 for collecting funds for militant groups MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say six people have been arrested for allegedly collecting funds for two outlawed militant organizations. Muhammad Ashraf, an official with the Punjabi police’s counterterrorism department, said Saturday that the arrests were part of crackdown against t...
11:01 2019-05-25

| Biden, in flip, opposes ban on federal funds for abortion Leading US Democrat Joe Biden, facing major pressure from several rivals chasing the party's 2020 presidential nomination, reversed his longstanding opposition to using federal funds for abortions....
13:26 2019-06-07

Brooklyn community board spent $26K in public funds on SUV A Brooklyn community board took $26,000 in public funds and splurged on a hybrid SUV that was reportedly found parked at the board manager’s home. The borough’s Community Board 1 spent the money — which came from a city grant — on a Toyota RAV4 about five months ago, according to THE CIT...
21:39 2019-05-23

Israeli PM’s wife sentenced for misusing state funds JERUSALEM (AP) — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the allegations she misused some $100,000 in stat...
11:00 2019-06-16

Consumers see funds disappear in Zelle account scam Chrysanthi Rausch was taking a nap on her couch two months ago when she got a call from a number she didn’t recognize. On the other end of the line was a woman who said she worked for KeyBank, Rausch’s local bank, calling to alert her of fraud in her account. “They wanted me to ver...
02:00 2019-06-18

Will Brexit pollsters again help hedge funds make millions? Bloomberg's allegations that Nigel Farage may have influenced forex markets to help hedge funds on Brexit referendum night in 2016 have not gone away. We ask if something similar could happen on October 31?...
18:13 2019-07-15

Despite need for Sinai funds, Egypt unlikely to join Kushner plan A U.S.-proposed $9 billion aid package could tempt Egypt with long-sought financing to transform its strife-torn Sinai peninsula, but analysts say political risks are likely to outweigh any potential financial benefit....
22:26 2019-06-27

U.S. federal judge blocks use of some funds for border wall A U.S. federal judge on Friday blocked the Trump administration's use of $1 billion in funds to construct a wall along the southern border with Mexico, but declined to issue a permanent injunction....
04:52 2019-06-29

Investors retreat from U.S. stock funds as trade war expands Investors pulled approximately $4.7 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold U.S. stocks last week as concerns about escalating trade wars weighed on equity markets worldwide,......
20:26 2019-06-05

Investors wade into U.S. stock funds as S&P 500 touches records Investors edged into the U.S. stock market last week, as the benchmark S&P 500 index hovered near record highs, by adding $1.1 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic......
00:39 2019-07-25

Permira Funds to buy contract manufacturer Cambrex in $2.4 bln deal Contract development and manufacturing company Cambrex Corp said on Wednesday it was being bought by an affiliate of private equity firm Permira Funds in a deal valued at about $2.4 billion, including net debt....
13:13 2019-08-07

Your portfolio is probably heavy on index funds. Now may be the time to make changes Index funds have become hugely popular, and they account for a large following in 401(k)-style retirement plans. They're also reliant on tech stocks.       ...
17:52 2019-07-21

Carranza protégé once quit job in ‘mismanaged’ funds scandal He used sexual innuendo in front of students, and quit a former job after thousands of dollars meant for kids’ clubs vanished. Since September 2018, Abram Jimenez has served as “senior executive director for continuous school improvement” with the Department of Education — a plum gig with a $205,416...
04:52 2019-06-16

One of the Most Powerful Women in Hedge Funds Doesn't Run Money In the overwhelmingly male world of hedge funds, Ilana Weinstein is one of the most powerful women. But Ms. Weinstein doesn’t manage money. Instead, she scouts the people who do....
20:00 2019-06-19

Hedge funds in talks to sell i and regional papers The hedge funds which took control of the i newspaper and hundreds of regional titles last year are in talks about a break-up and sale of its assets....
14:26 2019-07-08

Family Raising Funds For 10-Year-Old Killed In Crash STANTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – The family of a 10-year-old girl killed in a crash in Powell County is raising funds for her funeral. According to deputies, the girl was in a vehicle with her friend and her father. The father was coming up to the intersection of Boone and 213 in Stanton when he hit hi...
13:00 2019-06-21

No election fever in Romanian village thriving with EU funds LUNCAVITA, Romania (AP) — In 2014, the Romanian village of Luncavita had one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country for the European Parliament election — all of 19.3%. But the southeastern village has increasingly figured out how to draw in exceptional amounts of European Union money for devel...
14:39 2019-05-24

Global fintech investment plummets worldwide The ongoing trade war between the US and China led global fintech investments to fall by 29 percent during the first half of 2019 according to a new report from Accenture.The value of fintech deals worldwide during the first six months of this year declined to $22bn which is a significant decrease w...
18:39 2019-08-19

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washington and Beijing....
17:00 2019-07-06

As GM touts investment plans, UAW slams cuts GM's investment commitments ahead of this year's contract negotiations have been met with mixed reactions amid a strategy to close plants in Ohio, Michigan and Maryland....
08:00 2019-06-03

Cold is the hottest new real estate investment Cold storage warehouses and distribution centers are suddenly in high demand thanks to new food delivery services like Peapod by Giant, Amazon Fresh and Blue Apron....
18:13 2019-06-04

Donald Trump calls for more Japanese investment in US At the start of a four-day visit, US President Trump has called on Japanese business leaders to boost investment in the US. Trump is hoping to secure a trade deal to curb what he described as Japan's "substantial edge."...
21:52 2019-05-25

Soccer: U.S. players want more investment in women's game The 1999 U.S. women's team may defy comparison in the eyes of many soccer fans but, 20 years after their famous World Cup triumph, the challenges they faced are all too familiar with pay and conditions still at the top of the agenda....
04:52 2019-05-25

Baby Boomer vs. Millennial Investment Smackdown Owning a basket of stocks that caters to young people with growing spending power sounds better than one focused on those heading for retirement, but the price may not be right....
20:00 2019-06-06

Startup Investment to Keep Soaring After Record Year Investment in closely held technology companies is set to keep rising after hitting a record last year, as more funds that have traditionally invested in public markets chase the returns being generated by startups, a new report shows....
23:26 2019-07-19

West skeptical of investment from China: survey Chinese investment is causing disquiet in a number of places, particularly in the US and Europe, according to a new survey. The sentiment poses a problem for Chinese firms seeking to expand their global footprint....
14:39 2019-05-21

Here Are The Investment Options Available Under National Pension System According to NSDL's website, the central government subscribers have the option of selecting the Pension Funds (PFs) and investment patterns in tier I account....
13:13 2019-07-23

Amazon’s Deliveroo Investment Is Halted for U.K. Scrutiny A British regulator ordered that an Amazon-led cash infusion into the food-delivery start-up be paused to study whether it creates competition concerns....
14:52 2019-07-05

UPDATE 1-Permira Funds to buy drug contract manufacturer Cambrex for $2.02 bln Private equity firm Permira Funds will buy Cambrex Corp for about $2 billion, the drug contract development and manufacturing company said on Wednesday....
13:13 2019-08-07

RPT-UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
05:13 2019-07-05

Huawei fights to keep U.S. funds flowing to its rural mobile customers China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, the world's biggest telecoms equipment maker, argued on Wednesday that Washington should scrap plans to prohibit wireless companies from using U.S. government funds to buy Huawei gear for their networks....
23:52 2019-06-12

Macron’s ex-No. 2 spent public funds on gold hairdryer: reports French President Emmanuel Macron is taking heat over a hairdryer of gold. Macron, who presided over France’s Bastille Day parade Saturday in Paris, is facing fallout from the lavish spending of his environment minister, Francois de Rugy, 45, according to a report. The Sunday Times of London reported...
11:13 2019-07-14

Paper Round: Arsenal need more funds from Kroenke for Zaha transfer "Arsenal need more cash to afford Wilfried Zaha and Kieran Tierney, Tottenham could sell Danny Rose and Kieran Trippier, and Leicester City want Lewis Dunk."...
08:26 2019-07-04

Norway's KLP bans alcohol, gambling investments from pension funds KLP, Norway's largest pension fund, will no longer invest in gambling companies and alcohol makers, and recently sold stocks and bonds in such firms worth some $320 million, it said on Tuesday....
09:13 2019-05-28

Equifax on the hot seat for running out of data breach settlement funds Even when making restitution to victims of its massive 2017 data breach, Equifax still can’t seem to avoid a mess. The credit reporting agency is now attracting a ton of scrutiny after the Federal Trade Commission revealed in an urgent announcement to the public that the pool of Equifax settle...
04:39 2019-08-03

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV: sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
21:13 2019-08-02

UPDATE 1-India to investigate Jet Airways over alleged funds mismanagement India ordered an investigation on Thursday into alleged mismanagement of funds at Jet Airways , which halted operations in April after running out of cash....
21:13 2019-07-04

Mexico wants U.S. to reroute funds to tackle migrant surge: sources Mexico will propose the United States redirect security funding under the so-called "Merida Initiative" to boosting development of the Mexican southern border in talks aimed at resolving a dispute over migration, officials said on Wednesday....
23:01 2019-06-05

Hedge funds up 7 percent in 2019 but struggling in broader market Hedge funds are gaining steadily this year but still lagging well behind the broader market. The $3.2 trillion industry gained 7 percent through April, when the S&P 500 popped 17.5 percent, according to data released Tuesday by Preqin. While hedgies like to blast comparisons between hedge fund perfo...
23:52 2019-05-21

Opinion: India's Hedge Funds Threatened by Higher Taxes The Securities and Exchange Board of India, or SEBI, has always been suspicious of the source of capital for hedge funds investing in India from Singapore or Hong Kong....
15:26 2019-07-16

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
15:26 2019-07-02

Six companies to compete for $2.5B in funds to install Navy C4ISR systems The Navy awarded six companies task orders for a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion contract to install and support command, control, communications, computer, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems....
16:00 2019-07-18

Virginia city to divest budget funds from fossil fuels CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Officials in Charlottesville, Virginia, have voted to divest the city’s operating budget investments from any entity involved in the production of fossil fuels or weapons. WVIR-TV reports the City Council voted 4-1 last week to complete those divestments within the ...
10:39 2019-06-10

Tough Month Cuts U.S.-Stock Funds' 2019 Gain to 10% In May, all three things that had been boosting stocks in April—positive market outlooks, Treasury yields and optimism about a U.S.-China trade deal, ended. But the damage may be short-lived....
04:26 2019-06-10

UPDATE 1-Active U.S. equity funds lose $12.9 bln to outflows in May -Morningstar Passive U.S. equity funds recorded $2.7 billion in outflows while active U.S. equity funds lost $12.9 billion to outflows in May, Morningstar reported on Tuesday, underscoring a long-term shift away from active equity managers....
18:52 2019-06-18

Retired Oklahoma judge to mediate opioid settlement funds NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — A former Oklahoma State Supreme Court justice will attempt to resolve a dispute over how to disburse an $85 million settlement of a state lawsuit with Teva Pharmaceuticals. Cleveland Count District Judge Thad Balkman said Monday that retired Judge Steven Taylor will serve as spe...
16:39 2019-06-18

EU gives Nigel Farage 24 hours to explain Arron Banks funds European parliament summons Brexit party leader over failure to declare expensesNigel Farage has been given 24 hours by the European parliament to explain in person his failure to declare lavish expenses funded by Arron Banks, an insurance tycoon under investigation by the UK’s National Crime Agency...
02:26 2019-06-05

Trump administration considers tapping U.S. TSA funds for border: source The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is considering tapping more than $230 million from the Transportation Security Administration to fund operations on the U.S.-Mexico border if Congress fails to approve additional funding, a person briefed on the matter said....
21:39 2019-05-21

Phoenix facility where woman was raped losing Medicaid funds PHOENIX (AP) — U.S. officials have told the long-term care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year that it will lose Medicaid funding. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services told Hacienda HealthCare this week that its participation in the program will end Jul...
02:52 2019-06-21

Investor LGIM dumps ExxonMobil from its Future World funds Britain's biggest asset manager has removed ExxonMobil and four more companies from its 5 billion pounds ($6.3 billion) Future World Funds, and said it would vote against their chairs for failing to confront the threats posed by climate change....
01:26 2019-06-21

JPMorgan set for historic majority stake in China funds JV -sources JPMorgan was on Friday poised to become the first foreign company to hold a majority stake in a Chinese mutual fund business, two sources said, setting a precedent that one analyst said would trigger a wave of similar transactions....
18:39 2019-08-02

Bond Exchange-Traded Funds Pass $1 Trillion in Assets The amount of money in fixed-income exchange-traded funds passed $1 trillion in June, an ascendance that has reshaped the market where countries and companies raise money to pay their bills....
18:26 2019-07-01

RBI Removes Charges On National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) The Real Time Gross Settlement System (RTGS) is meant for large-value instantaneous fund transfers while the National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) System is used for fund transfers up to Rs 2......
11:39 2019-06-06

Devil in the data as funds call for scrutiny of LSE's Refinitiv deal Some trading and investment firms are calling for competition regulators to scrutinize London Stock Exchange's proposed $27 billion takeover of financial information provider Refinitiv to prevent further market data price hikes....
19:39 2019-07-31

Mexico City to hold Formula 1 race without public funds Mexico City's mayor says a group of businessmen has resolved financing questions about this year's Formula One race in Mexico's capital        ...
23:39 2019-08-07

Planned Parenthood Refuses Federal Funds Over Abortion Restrictions Facing a Trump administration rule that forbids referrals for abortion, the organization decided to reject federal funds for family planning for low-income women....
04:52 2019-08-20

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount -ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data released on Wednesday by the Investment Company Institute (ICI). The declines came amid the Trump admi...
22:00 2019-06-12

Retiring judge Strine calls on funds to protect U.S. workers As chief justice of Delaware's Supreme Court, Leo Strine has decided disputes affecting powerful U.S. companies and investors, but his departing thoughts were reserved for some unheralded participants in corporate America: workers....
02:39 2019-07-09

Sara Netanyahu sentenced to pay fine for misusing state funds JERUSALEM — The wife of Israel’s prime minister has been sentenced to pay a fine of roughly $15,000 for misusing state funds. A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday accepted the plea bargain Sara Netanyahu signed with prosecutors to settle the allegations she misused some $100,000 in state mon...
17:26 2019-06-16

Big U.S. hedge funds regain ardor for FAANGs in first quarter: filings Some of the biggest, highest-profile U.S. hedge fund investors and money managers fell back in love with FAANGs in the first quarter, according to regulatory filings released on Wednesday....
15:00 2019-05-21

Antetokounmpo funds basketball court in fire-ravaged Greece Greek NBA star Giannis Antetokounmpo has agreed to fund the construction of an indoor basketball court in a fire-ravaged area outside Athens where at least 100 people were killed last year....
14:39 2019-05-21

Margaret Hunter pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds Margaret Hunter, the wife of Rep. Duncan Hunter, pleaded guilty in a San Diego court Thursday to conspiring to misuse campaign funds on personal expenses....
22:13 2019-06-13

2 BJP Lawmakers Slam Centre In Parliament Over Lack Of Funds For Tourism BJP lawmakers Hema Malini and Rajiv Pratap Rudi on Monday questioned their party's government at the centre in parliament, expressing displeasure over inaction in the development of tourism in their......
00:13 2019-07-09

Germany cuts $39M in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation over deforestation SAO PAULO – Germany decided to suspend $39 million in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday. The move reflects “great concerns with an increasing deforestation in the Brazilia...
00:00 2019-08-13

US yanks funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed after complaints WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says it’s suspended funding for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are U.S. citizens. The department says the work done by...
20:00 2019-06-01

Netherlands, Switzerland suspend UNRWA funds amid scandal The Netherlands and Switzerland have suspended funding to the United Nations aid agency for Palestinian refugees days after an ethics report alleged widespread mismanagement and misconduct....
07:26 2019-08-01

Sebi Tightens Rules For Pledged Shares, Mutual Funds Sebi meeting today: Sebi made it mandatory for all liquid schemes to have at least 20 per cent in liquid assets such as cash, government bonds, treasury bills or repo in government securities...
19:39 2019-06-27

Scaramucci celebrates hedge funds in Vegas at SALT with less glitz After a one-year pause, the hedge fund industry schmooze fest organized by Anthony Scaramucci, the investment manager who briefly served as President Donald Trump's communications director, returned......
15:00 2019-05-21

Woman accused of stealing funds meant for paralyzed officer HILLSBORO, Mo. (AP) — The former president of a Missouri police charity is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization as well as proceeds intended for an officer paralyzed in the line of duty. Angela McMunn of De Soto faces four felony counts. She does not have a listed attorney....
23:26 2019-06-11

Germany to cut part of funds sent to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspaper Germany will partially suspend funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo reported on Saturday....
11:52 2019-08-11

Andrew Cuomo, billionaire Jim Chanos will raise funds for Joe Biden Gov. Andrew Cuomo and billionaire hedge fund manager Jim Chanos are slated to join 2020 Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden in a fundraising effort in New York next month, according to a report. The main stop on the former vice president’s trip will be at the Upper East Side home of Chanos, a ...
20:52 2019-05-29

U.S. funds look for 'crazy cheap' stocks as indexes hit record highs Record highs in the U.S. stock market and the anticipation of equity-friendly interest rate cuts by the Federal Reserve later this year are prompting top-performing large-cap fund managers to seek......
20:39 2019-06-27

U.S. equity funds add $1.7 billion ahead of Fed chair testimony: BAML Investors pumped money into bonds and equities in the week to Wednesday with U.S. stock funds adding $1.7 billion, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday, as markets tried to weigh hopes for......
03:00 2019-07-13

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
02:39 2019-06-13

Funds Transfer To Over 1.5 Lakh UP Farmers Stalled Due To Data Mismatch Transfer of funds under the PM Kisan Samriddhi Yojana to more than 1.5 lakh farmers was stalled after problems arose in the data base of the Uttar Pradesh government....
18:39 2019-05-30

Government Not To Seek Funds For State-Run Bank Recapitalisation: Report In 2018-19, the government had pumped in the highest-ever infusion of Rs 1.6 lakh crore into PSBs to meet regulatory and growth capital requirements....
15:39 2019-06-11

Trump administration loses bid to lift bar on funds for border wall A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to lift an injunction barring the Trump administration from using $2.5 billion intended for the fight against illegal narcotics to build a wall along the southern U.S. border with Mexico....
04:26 2019-07-04

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual necessity to hunker down as criticism flies from all directions. The men’s US Open, as beset by comp...
20:13 2019-05-29

Amazon tells UK regulator Deliveroo investment will help consumers Amazon's investment in British online food delivery group Deliveroo would be positive for consumers, Amazon said on Friday after Britain's competition regulator said it was considering a formal probe of the transaction....
11:26 2019-07-05

New Media Investment Group to purchase Gannett in $1.38B deal The owner of GateHouse Media agreed to purchase Gannett, the publisher of USA Today, in a deal worth about $1.38 billion, both companies announced Monday....
09:52 2019-08-06

Netflix To Rethink Investment In US State If Abortion Law Is Implemented Netflix on Tuesday became the first major studio to say it would reconsider its investment in Georgia should a controversial abortion law in the US state, known as the Hollywood of the South, go into......
20:26 2019-05-28

Mulberry swings to loss as UK and investment hit bottom line Mulberry, the luxury brand known for its leather handbags, swung into the red in its last financial year as tough UK trading and Asia investment combined to hit its bottom line....
13:26 2019-06-19

Investment Week website suffers data leak Thousands of readers of a major UK financial news sites may have had their personal data leaked after the site suffered a major data breach.As many as 330,000 financial buffs may have had their details revealed after the Investment Week website was found to be failing to protect user details securel...
17:39 2019-05-28

Amazon's investment in Deliveroo scrutinized by UK competition watchdog The U.K.'s competition authority issued an initial enforcement order Friday asking Amazon to pause its investment into food delivery start-up Deliveroo....
10:52 2019-07-05

Why companies prepared for disruption may be the smartest investment bets An Accenture study shows 63% of companies face high levels of disruption in all industry sectors. To succeed, companies need to pivot to the future but not cast off their legacy businesses....
18:13 2019-06-19

Natural gas and oil industry is a solid, long-term investment Energy future will be defined by the relationship between fossil fuels and renewable power like wind and solar, says the American Petroleum Institute.        ...
01:39 2019-05-23

Lebanon refuses investment at expense of Palestinian cause: Berri Lebanon does not want investment at the expense of the Palestinian cause, its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday after the White House unveiled the $50 billion economic part of its Middle East plan....
11:39 2019-06-23

Decay and decline: Seaside towns desperate for investment A lack of investment, employment and "appalling" transport links are putting the UK's coastal towns at risk, according to the chair of a new parliamentary group tasked with helping seaside resorts....
07:00 2019-08-11

Condé Nast’s ‘Farfetch-ed’ investment is a ‘terrific windfall’ Condé Nast seems to have walked away from its investment in Farfetch Ltd. with a nice payday and a rare win in the turbulent world of e-commerce. “It was the opposite of a fiasco,” said one source with knowledge of the Condé numbers. “It was a terrific windfall.” Farfetch, which as of Tuesday had a....
06:00 2019-07-10

U.S. Investment in African University Fails as China Advances The failure of a university project in Ghana marked a high-profile setback for U.S. government efforts to counter China’s growing investment influence in Africa....
15:39 2019-07-21

Woodford crisis scuppers £1bn investment trust merger The crisis surrounding Neil Woodford, the former 'star' fund manager who has blocked investors from offloading their holdings in his flagship fund, has put paid to a merger between two London-listed finance companies....
20:39 2019-08-16

WA joins Aussie space efforts with AU$6m investment from Canberra Western Australia will play its part in developing the country's space industry through the launch of a robotics and artificial intelligence mission control facility aimed at advancing the remote operation of autonomous and robotic systems in space....
06:52 2019-07-10

Union Budget Proposes To Make NRI Investment Much Easier Nirmala Sitharaman said that NRI investment in the country would be made much easier by merging NRI portfolio route with foreign portfolio investment....
09:39 2019-07-05

There's now a 60% chance of a hard Brexit, says chairman of UK investment firm Theresa May's replacement as U.K. prime minister will likely be stridently pro-Brexit, says Martin Gilbert, chairman of Aberdeen Standard Investments....
12:39 2019-06-06

Japan Display says has not received notice about Chinese investment Apple Inc supplier Japan Display Inc on Friday said it had not received notice from a Chinese-Taiwanese consortium about a potential 80 billion yen ($740 million) investment, raising the possibility of a critical delay in much-needed cash....
11:00 2019-06-14

Deutsche Bank to axe investment bankers in up to $5.6 billion revamp Deutsche Bank is preparing to unveil a sweeping, multi-billion euro overhaul within days that would see the axe fall heaviest on investment bankers, sources familiar with the matter said on Wednesday....
19:52 2019-07-03

Budget Proposes More Foreign Investment in Media, Aviation Union minister NIrmala Sitharaman today indicated the government is ready to relax the norms in Foreign Direct Investment or FDI in sensitive areas like aviation, insurance as well as the media in its......
09:39 2019-07-05

Fed's Conundrum: Can Lower Rates Combat Investment Chill One question now is how much a one quarter-point drop in borrowing costs will help businesses and cushion a slowdown driven by some factors outside the Fed’s control....
14:00 2019-08-01

Nike goes ahead with investment in new Arizona manufacturing plant Nike Inc said on Thursday it will open a manufacturing facility in Goodyear, Arizona, with a likely investment of at least $184 million, going ahead with the site after the state of Arizona last week withdrew an incentive package following the footwear maker's cancellation of a controversial sneake...
04:26 2019-07-12

AIG profit beats on strong underwriting, investment income Insurer American International Group Inc beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit on Wednesday, boosted by improved underwriting in general insurance business and higher investment income, sending its shares up 2.7% in extended trading....
22:39 2019-08-07

Investment Grade Bonds Keep Chugging Along - Which Is Important For Equities A quick update on the investment grade bond market, an explanation of recent weakness and why the strength in this market should continue to support large cap stocks....
15:39 2019-05-21

Government increases investment in UK electric battery centre A further £28 million will be invested in UK Battery Industralisation Centre near Coventry, as a step towards a British Gigafactory The Government will invest a further £28 million in the new UK Battery Industrialisation Centre, which will be tasked with developing “cutting-edge” electric vehicle b...
15:13 2019-05-21

UPDATE 1-Sweden's Kinnevik to exit investment in Millicom Investment company Kinnevik AB plans to divest its shareholding in telecommunications and media company Millicom International Cellular SA through a public offering and a distribution to Kinnevik's shareholders....
10:39 2019-06-04

Indonesia president pledges more infrastructure, investment in second term Indonesia's recently re-elected President Joko Widodo on Sunday outlined his vision for a second term, pledging faster infrastructure development and more investment opportunities to create jobs and growth in Southeast Asia's biggest economy....
19:39 2019-07-14

CBOE Makes Majority Investment In Vest Financial CHICAGO and HOLLYWOOD, Fla., Jan. 25, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and The Vest Financial Group Inc. announced today at the Inside ETFs Conference that CBOE has made a majority equity investment in Vest, an investment advisor that provides options-centric products. Previous investors in V...
23:26 2019-05-21

Warren Calls for $85 Billion Investment in Public Broadband Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren is calling for an $85 billion investment in publicly owned and operated broadband networks to expand internet access across the country....
02:39 2019-08-08

Microsoft’s M12 leads $25 million investment in API marketplace RapidAPI Microsoft's M12 has led a $25 million investment in RapidAPI, a public API marketplace that is launching a new service today for internal APIs.Read More...
11:26 2019-06-11

Savings platform Raisin taps Goldman for top-up investment Raisin, a Berlin-based savings and investment marketplace, said it had tapped investment bank Goldman Sachs for top-up funding as it joins other European fintech players in targeting the U.S. market....
11:13 2019-07-16

Samsung vows to keep up investment as trade war raises risks SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics’ Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong has vowed to keep up robust investments in key businesses as South Korea’s leading company weathers slowing demand and the impact of trade clashes between Washington and Beijing. In a weekend meeting with top Samsu...
13:26 2019-06-03

The AI community’s reaction to Microsoft’s $1BN ‘investment’ in OpenAI is priceless Microsoft recently announced plans to invest $1 billion in OpenAI, an AI startup co-founded by Elon Musk (no longer involved) and focused on developing human-level artificial intelligence. Normally, this would be an article about robots that can think and how two of the biggest players in the AI ind...
02:26 2019-07-25

MNG Enterprises discloses 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group MNG Enterprises disclosed a 9.4% stake in New Media Investment Group Inc on Friday, and said it may decide to vote against the company's proposed deal with Gannett Co....
16:26 2019-08-09

NBN Co told to forget about recouping investment and focus on service ACCC chair Rod Sims says NBN Co’s priority must be providing customers with better products at prices they can afford The ACCC chair, Rod Sims, says NBN Co should be prepared to sink the value of the $50bn taxpayer investment in the project if it means customers get better products at prices they ca...
01:00 2019-08-01

Amazon's Deliveroo Investment Attracts U.K. Watchdog's Attention Britain’s competition regulator is reviewing Amazon’s investment in food-delivery startup Deliveroo, as global regulators scrutinize potential antitrust issues amid an expansion by Silicon Valley giants into more markets....
12:39 2019-07-05

Saudi Arabia, UAE to attend U.S.-led Palestine investment meeting Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in a conference next month in Bahrain aimed at encouraging investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, part of U.S. President Donald Trump's long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan....
12:26 2019-05-22

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 bln outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by lingering trade tensions between the United States and China pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on Thursday. (Reporting By Jennifer Ablan)...
23:01 2019-05-30

Justice Dept. sues crypto exchange for laundering ransom funds The U.S. Department of Justice has filed a civil lawsuit against a cryptocurrency exchange and one of its owners, saying they laundered ransom funds collected through cyberattacks and other illicit activity....
20:52 2019-08-02

Appeals court rules Trump can’t use Pentagon funds for border wall Pentagon funds that President Trump wants to use for a border wall will remain frozen, a San Francisco appeals court ruled Wednesday. The divided three-judge panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a May lower court ruling that halted the administration’s efforts to use $2.5 billion...
09:13 2019-07-04

Karmic reckoning? Investors in activist hedge funds agitate for change Frustrated by high fees and uninspiring returns, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and other big institutional investors are demanding U.S. activist hedge funds be more transparent about their......
21:39 2019-07-31

New White Paper on Analysis of Options-Based Funds and Benchmark Indexes CHICAGO – March 6, 2018 - Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today announced the publication of a new study, “Performance Analysis of Option-Based Equity Mutual Funds, CEFs and ETFs: An Update.” The new white paper modernizes...
16:00 2019-05-21

In crisis-hit Argentina, cancer researcher turns to game show for funds Amid a swirling economic crisis and protests over budget cuts for research in Argentina, one scientist has found a novel way to fundraise: winning money on a television game show....
15:39 2019-05-21

Investors book profits from U.S.-based equity funds ahead of Fed meeting U.S.-based equity funds posted more than $8.4 billion of cash withdrawals in the week ended Wednesday, following two weeks of inflows, according to Refinitiv's Lipper....
21:39 2019-07-31

US cuts funds for ‘anti-propaganda’ Iran group that trolled activists The Iran Disinformation Project was funded by a state department group created to counter foreign propagandaThe US state department has cut off funding to a group that purported to combat Iranian propaganda, after it was found to be trolling US journalists, human rights activists and academics it de...
03:26 2019-06-01

Ex-City Council candidate pleads guilty to stealing public funds Albert Alvarez, the ex-chief of staff for former City Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, copped to a misdemeanor charge of offering a false instrument for filing and agreed to pay $10,450 in restitution as part of a no-jail plea deal....
00:00 2019-06-04

U.S. federal judge blocks $1 billion in funds for Trump’s border wall U.S. District Court Judge Haywood Gilliam in Oakland, California said the use of the funds for the wall for "border barrier construction" in two areas "is unlawful."...
05:00 2019-06-29

Madhya Pradesh Minister's Sister Accused of Pinching "Toilet" Funds Tara Bai, the sister of Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Bala Bachchan, has been accused of misappropriating public funds meant for constructing toilets, among other projects....
20:26 2019-06-28

Federal court rules that use of military funds for border wall is ‘unlawful’ _____ The Trump administration cannot access $2.5 billion in military funding to construct portions of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, the U.S. District Court for Northern California ruled late Friday. In the first of two lawsuits, Judge Haywood S. Gilliam Jr. ruled that President Donald Trump&...
20:39 2019-06-29

House panel looks to block funds for low-yield nuclear warhead development Legislation by a Democratic-lead U.S. House committee would block funding for the deployment of a new low-yield nuclear warhead, proposed by the Trump administration amid Russia restarting its own nuclear testing....
18:00 2019-06-04

U.S. judge denies Democrats' lawsuit to stop border wall funds A U.S. federal judge on Monday rejected a lawsuit by Democrats in the House of Representatives that sought to block President Donald Trump's plan to divert funds to help build a border wall....
04:13 2019-06-04

Risk appetite emerges as U.S.-based equity funds attract $4.4 billion U.S.-based equity funds attracted $4.4 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, following two consecutive weeks of cash outflows totaling $34 billion, according to Refinitiv's Lipper, as the......
06:39 2019-06-14

National Probe Agency Alleges Kashmiri Separatists Got Funds From Abroad The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has alleged that its probe into terror financing in Jammu and Kashmir revealed that hardline separatists received funds from abroad and utilised them for......
19:00 2019-06-16

Pence calls for more funds after touring border patrol station in Texas Vice President Mike Pence toured a sweltering, foul-smelling and overcrowded Border Patrol station in Texas on Friday night — and left calling for more funds to meet the growing migrant crisis. “I was not surprised by what I saw,” at the McAllen Border Patrol Station, Pence told reporters afterward....
07:00 2019-07-13

In photos: Plane Pull competition raises funds to fight kid cancer JetBlue Airlines hosts an annual Plane Pull competition for charity with a match-up of Brits vs. Yanks at JFK Airport in New York City on May 21, 2019....
23:52 2019-05-21

Federal judge blocks Trump from using $2.5B in military funds for border wall A California federal judge issued a ruling blocking President Trump from using $2.5 billion in military funds to build a wall along the southern border....
18:52 2019-06-29

Right Time To Raise Funds Through Sovereign Bonds: Chief Economic Adviser The government will study "risks and returns" to raise funds through sovereign bonds, possibly in the second half of the current financial year, said Mr Subramanian at an event in Delhi....
08:26 2019-07-09

Judge blocks some funds Trump sought for U.S.-Mexico border wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by Congress for construction of the barrier....
05:00 2019-05-25

Private donors revive Formula One race in Mexico after government cut funds Formula One drivers will rev up their race cars again for the annual Mexican Grand Prix, Mexico City's mayor said on Wednesday, after a cut in government funding put the future of the widely attended race in question....
18:52 2019-08-07

California sues Trump administration over high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
21:39 2019-05-21

Jefferies' Zervos explains why real estate funds his last chance trade David Zervos, Jefferies chief market strategist, joins CNBC's "Closing Bell" to discuss why real estate funds, or REITs, are his last chance trade....
03:13 2019-08-09

Mutual Funds Outflow At 1.60 Lakh Crore In June: Industry Body In recent months, the mutual fund industry has been grappling with redemption pressure in the wake of debt crises at various groups, including IL&FS, Essel and DHFL...
19:39 2019-07-08

Kid donates Disney trip funds to search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos A 7-year-old Connecticut boy has donated all the money he saved up for a Disney trip to help the search for missing mom Jennifer Dulos. Riley Daigle, of Wethersfield, was “so sickened and upset” that the New Canaan mom’s five kids were forced to be away from her that he wanted to d...
17:39 2019-06-13

Around 600,000 Afghan children face death through malnutrition without emergency funds: UNICEF In Afghanistan, children suffering from the most serious form of malnutrition may die, unless $7 million in funding is found within weeks, UNICEF said on Friday....
19:13 2019-05-24

Rs 300-Crore Bungalow, Funds Seized In Probe Against Kamal Nath's Nephew The Income Tax department has seized a Rs 300-crore Delhi Bungalow under the anti-Benami law in its probe against Ratul Puri, nephew of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath. The tax department......
18:52 2019-08-11

Judge's order blocks Pentagon funds for parts of border wall A federal judge's preliminary injunction has temporarily blocked the Trump administration from using U.S. Defense Department for parts of the border wall with Mexico....
15:39 2019-05-25

Germany to cut 35 million euros in funds to Brazil for Amazon preservation: newspapers Germany decided to suspend 35 million euros ($39 million) in funds sent to Brazil to finance projects aimed at preserving the Amazon forest due to increasing deforestation, Brazilian media outlets reported on Saturday....
23:00 2019-08-11

India orders probe into Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds -document India's Ministry of Corporate Affairs on Thursday ordered an investigation into embattled Indian carrier Jet Airways over alleged mismanagement of funds, in another headache for the airline that halted operations in April after running out of cash....
21:13 2019-07-04

Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
01:26 2019-07-22

Judge rules against hedge funds that challenged 2016 Jarden deal A Delaware judge ruled against hedge funds on Friday that tried to get more cash out of Newell Brands Inc's 2016 acquisition of consumer goods company Jarden Corp, the latest setback for a once-popular investment strategy known as appraisal....
00:52 2019-07-20

National Grid invests in 4 startups, 2 VC funds to boost energy tech National Grid Partners, the investment arm of energy firm National Grid, invested in companies at the intersection of energy and technology.Read More...
15:26 2019-06-12

Appetite for risk-taking emerges as U.S.-based equity funds attract $4.4 bln U.S.-based equity funds attracted $4.4 billion of inflows in the week ended Wednesday, following two consecutive weeks of cash outflows totaling $34 billion, according to Refinitiv's Lipper, as the United States and Mexico struck a deal to avert tariffs....
22:13 2019-06-13

Opinion: India's Exotic Funds Are A $40 Billion Time-Bomb For Investors Exotic funds, designed for wealthy investors, have grown to $40 billion from nothing in just seven years, expanding by 71% in the 12 months through March...
13:13 2019-06-19

Israeli court convicts Sara Netanyahu for misusing state funds Prime minister’s wife admits to lesser charge in plea bargain and pays £12,000 fine Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, has been convicted of illegally misusing thousands of pounds of public funds on lavish meals.A Jerusalem court on Sunday accepted a plea bargain in which Netanyahu...
20:39 2019-06-16

US Corporate Sector Welcomes Indian Budget, Says It'll Attract Investment The American corporate sector has hailed Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's first union budget, noting that it is not only inclusive, but also attractive for foreign investments....
07:01 2019-07-06

Huawei outlines investment plans in Poland depending on 5G role Huawei aims to spend 3 billion zlotys ($793 million) in Poland in the next five years, although whether the Chinese firm has a role in the 5G rollout may affect the scale of investment, an official at the group's Polish unit said....
15:00 2019-07-08

BNP Paribas' second-quarter profits buoyed by corporate and investment banking arm BNP Paribas on Wednesday reported a net income of 2.47 billion euros ($2.76 billion) for the second quarter of the year, beating the 2.18 billion euros expected by analysts polled by Reuters....
18:39 2019-07-31

Elizabeth Warren calls for $85 billion public broadband investment Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren unveiled a plan to invest $85 billion in publicly owned and operated broadband networks to expand internet access in the U.S., with a particular focus on underserved rural areas....
08:13 2019-08-08

Toyota Seeks Tech Strength With Investment in Didi Chuxing Toyota will invest $600 million in Chinese ride-hailing company Didi Chuxing, in the Japanese auto maker’s latest push to expand its technology portfolio....
09:13 2019-07-25

Indonesia needs $15 billion investment to meet geothermal target by 2025 Indonesia may require an estimated $15 billion in investment to meet its target of reaching 7.2 gigawatts (GW) of geothermal power capacity by 2025 and is studying ways to reduce project costs, an energy ministry official said on Tuesday....
16:26 2019-08-13

New Power Projects May Get Investment-Linked Deductions In Budget: Report The power sector, which got a 10-year tax holiday till March 31, 2017, under the provision of an earlier Section 80-IA (profit linked incentive), was not included under the investment-linked tax......
12:39 2019-06-17

African American businesses grew 400% – but they still need investment | Gene Marks Minority-owned businesses received lower loan amounts and were forced to leverage their own cash, a survey found. Without capital, it’s tough to invest in the future 2018 was a great year for African American small businesses.According to a recent survey of more than 2,700 small businesses conducte...
05:13 2019-05-22

Volkswagen investment vaults Argo into top ranks of self-driving firms Volkswagen AG's $2.6-billion investment in Ford Motor Co's Argo AI self-driving unit, announced on Friday, immediately vaults the two-year-old Pittsburgh-based startup into the top ranks in the sector....
14:39 2019-07-12

U.S. charges New York man who boasted of huge investment returns with fraud A New York man who boasted of generating returns of 362% in fewer than five years by day-trading Standard & Poor's 500 futures contracts was charged by U.S. authorities on Friday with defrauding investors out of more than $19 million and spending much of it on luxuries....
20:52 2019-06-28

Abbas: Palestine will not accept White House's investment plan Palestine's economy does need investment but "before anything, there must be a political solution," Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Sunday, dismissing the White House's $50 billion investment plan....
06:00 2019-06-24

Invesco makes two appointments to investment solutions team in London Investment manager Invesco Ltd on Monday appointed Ali Zouiten and Derek Steeden to two newly created roles in its Invesco Investment Solutions team in London....
21:39 2019-07-31

Annuities are confusing. Understanding the jargon may help you reach investment goals Surrender periods and benefit riders can be confusing. But, shying away from shiny sign-on bonuses can make choosing the right financial plan easier.       ...
14:13 2019-06-14

Chicago investment firm takes majority stake in Whataburger SAN ANTONIO (AP) — An investment firm has purchased a majority stake in Whataburger as the Texas-based fast-food company seeks to expand in an increasingly competitive market. Whataburger announced Friday that the purchase by Chicago-based BDT Capital Partners should be finalized by the end of the s...
20:39 2019-06-14

UK government doubles investment in residential charging point scheme Additional £2.5 million will improve EV infrastructure to support owners in suburban areas The UK government has pledged an additional £2.5 million for local authorities to install electric car charging points in residential areas. The investment is expected to fund the installation of more than 10...
19:00 2019-08-12

World's best investment bank in the emerging markets 2019: BTG Pactual The firm has done well at home and in the region. Part of that is down to its ownership structure, and the rest is because growth is part of its DNA....
01:26 2019-07-11

BlackRock infrastructure chief 'wary' of UK utilities investment risk The global head of infrastructure investing at BlackRock, the world's biggest asset manager, said he would be "very wary" of investing in UK utilities given the rising threat of nationalisation under a Labour government....
17:26 2019-05-23

Toyota preps $398 million Texas investment for truck upgrades The investment in the plant, which builds Tacomas and Tundras, would boost its capabilities through the installation of additional robotics and other technologies....
22:52 2019-07-11

Tokyo-Vegas investment chief gets 50 years in Ponzi scheme LAS VEGAS (AP) — The former head of a Tokyo and Las Vegas investment firm has been sentenced to 50 years in a U.S. prison for bilking thousands of Japanese victims in what prosecutors called a $1.5 billion international Ponzi scheme. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro dismissed as offensive Ed...
21:26 2019-05-23

Infineon expects to keep investment grade rating after Cypress deal Infineon Technologies expects to keep its investment grade credit rating after its 9 billion euro ($10 billion) agreed acquisition of U.S. Cypress Semiconductor, Chief Financial Officer Sven Schneider said on Monday....
09:26 2019-06-03

Property speculators hope for investment paradise in southwest China A bus came to a halt amid a tropical rainforest not far from China's border with Myanmar, dropping off about 30 investors on a property tour, some with children in tow....
04:26 2019-07-12

Parliament Updates: Budget To Boost Investment, Says Nirmala Sitharaman Parliament Live Updates: A number of bills are scheduled to be discussed in both the Houses of the Parliament today. The discussions in the Lok Sabha today include the Central Universities (Amendment)......
12:26 2019-07-12

Former Australian PM Turnbull hired as adviser by global investment firm KKR & Co. has appointed former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as a senior adviser. He is not the first Australian premier to take up such a role after leaving office....
17:52 2019-05-31

To Draw Investment to Country, Invest In Judiciary, Says Economic Survey The legal bottleneck in the country with its massive backlog of cases, is a key issue that is detracting from the ease of doing business and discouraging foreign investors from investing in India, the......
19:13 2019-07-04

Cboe Marks Third Anniversary of Target Outcome Investment Benchmarks McLean, Virginia -- April 29, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets (Cboe: CBOE) and Cboe Vest Financial, an investment manager that focuses on targeted investment strategies, recently celebrated the third anniversary of the launch of Cboe’s Target Outcome benchmark indexes. The fast-growing Target Outcome inv...
16:00 2019-05-21

Netflix to 'rethink' investment in Georgia if abortion law takes effect Netflix Inc said on Tuesday it would "rethink" its film and television production investment in Georgia if a new law severely restricting abortion in the state is implemented, but the streaming service will continue to work there for now....
04:13 2019-05-29

Cboe Welcomes New Issuer James Investment Research to ETF Marketplace CHICAGO – December 20, 2017 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today welcomed new issuer James Investment Research, Inc. to the Cboe ETF Marketplace with the launch of one fund....
21:52 2019-05-21

Better training ‘a necessary and strategic investment’ in peacekeeping that saves lives: Guterres Better training for peacekeepers being deployed to increasingly hostile environments is a “necessary and strategic” investment which can also save lives, the UN Secretary-General told Security Council members on Tuesday....
16:13 2019-05-21

Illinois hangs on to low investment-grade credit rating from Moody's Illinois avoided deterioration in one of its low investment-grade credit ratings on Tuesday when Moody's Investors Service affirmed the state at Baa3 with a stable outlook, citing recent steps taken to shore up the state's shaky finances....
04:39 2019-06-05

CEE home team advantage: The rise of the local investment banks Since 2008, rising local players have gained the upper hand over risk-averse global investment banks in emerging Europe as the flow of larger deals has declined, but that could change as regional firms start to flex their muscles on the global stage and China looms large....
16:13 2019-05-21

Netflix might ‘rethink’ Georgia investment over anti-abortion bill Netflix has become the first major Hollywood studio to speak out on Georgia’s controversial anti-abortion bill, saying that if the law goes into effect the streaming giant will “rethink our entire investment” in the production-hub state. Ted Sarandos, Netflix’s chief content officer, said in a state...
23:39 2019-05-28

Jaguar Land Rover accelerates move to EVs with plant investment Jaguar Land Rover will start making a full-electric version of it’s flagship sedan, the XJ, as part of a multi-million-pound investment in electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich plant in central England....
16:00 2019-07-05

Fed's Barkin Warns of Business Investment Chill From Trade Uncertainty Uncertainty over trade policy could weaken business sentiment and chill investment, raising new risks for an otherwise stable U.S. economy, said Tom Barkin, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond....
15:52 2019-07-01

MercadoLibre preps to offer investment platform for e-wallet users MercadoLibre Inc, Latin America's top e-commerce platform, is taking its latest step into the world of banking, saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its e-wallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by year-end....
04:13 2019-07-18

SoftBank's Son says Japan lacks investment opportunities, is AI 'developing country' SoftBank Group Corp founder and Chief Executive Masayoshi Son said on Thursday that there is a dearth of investment opportunities in Japan, which he said is lagging in the race to develop artificial intelligence (AI)....
05:52 2019-07-18

UK competition regulator puts brake on Amazon's Deliveroo investment Britain's competition regulator has stepped in to pause Amazon's investment in online food delivery group Deliveroo while it considers launching a full investigation....
12:01 2019-07-05

Ofwat calls for £12 billion boost to water network investment Britain's water regulator on Thursday called for the country's utilities to invest the equivalent of 6 million pounds every day for the next five years in plans to reduce pollution and leakages in increasingly stressed UK infrastructure....
14:26 2019-07-18

How Cognizant's digital evolution was derailed by an activist investment firm By constricting Cognizant's growth-first strategy during a time of re-invention and acquisitions, critics say that activist firm Elliot Management undermined the firm's pioneering efforts in the digital space in order to make some quick cash....
10:52 2019-05-28

Investment Key For 8% Growth, $5 Trillion Economy: Chief Economic Advisor The Economic Survey 2018-19 has stressed the need for reducing economic policy uncertainty in the country to promote investment and has recommended the predictability of policies, quarterly monitoring......
16:00 2019-07-04

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change The European Commission sought to boost the flow of private money to tackle climate change on Tuesday by publishing guidelines on what qualifies as environmentally friendly investment, in a move welcomed by the financial industry....
23:01 2019-06-18

North Korea has more than sanctions to overcome for foreign investment: report A historic visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping this week may have bolstered Kim Jong Un's hopes that economic relief may be coming soon, but a new report reveals North Korea's road to international investment may be blocked by more than sanctions....
08:13 2019-06-21

CBOE Launches Second Index Series That Targets Investment Outcomes CHICAGO, IL – July 6, 2016 – Chicago Board Options Exchange© (CBOE©) today announced it has created a series of 13 “Enhanced Growth Indexes,” the second in a family of options-based strategy performance benchmarks designed to target the outcomes of specific investment strategies....
23:26 2019-05-21

Cambodia to reduce public holidays to attract foreign investment Cambodia is reducing the number of public holidays on its calendar to meet national competitiveness goals and the demands of foreign investors, according to multiple press reports....
22:39 2019-08-07

Making Chinese investment in African ports work despite risks Chinese involvement in sub-Saharan Africa's ports is substantial. The investments could become a risk if Beijing controls access, experts warn. Still African countries stand to benefit if they can mitigate the risks....
13:13 2019-06-21

Exclusive: U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM-backed Cruise Cruise, a U.S. self-driving vehicle company majority-owned by General Motors Co, told Reuters on Friday that a U.S. national security panel approved a $2.25 billion investment in the firm by Japan's SoftBank Corp....
11:13 2019-07-06

Alibaba reshuffles management, says CFO Wu to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will move to oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
07:52 2019-06-18

Capital One buys defense-industrial investment bank KippsDeSanto The financial services company announced Monday that it has acquired KippsDeSanto, a Virginia-based investment bank focused on the aerospace and defense markets, for an undisclosed sum....
21:13 2019-08-19

First vegan investment fund coming to New York Stock Exchange NEW YORK, Aug 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An investment fund designed for animal rights advocates and environmentalists, the first of its kind according to financial experts, is set to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) next month....
01:13 2019-08-20

Greek Conservatives take charge in landslide win, vow more investment, fewer taxes Greece's opposition conservatives returned to power with a landslide victory in snap elections on Sunday, and Prime Minister elect Kyriakos Mitsotakis said he had a clear mandate for change, pledging more investments and fewer taxes....
23:13 2019-07-07

Alibaba reshuffles management; CFO Wu to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
08:39 2019-06-18

Alibaba puts CFO in charge of investment in major management reshuffle China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since co-founder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement, as the e-commerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth....
08:52 2019-06-18

U.S. to boycott flagship Russian investment forum over detained investor U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman will boycott a flagship investor forum in St Petersburg this summer to protest against Moscow's prosecution of prominent U.S. investor Michael Calvey, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday....
18:13 2019-05-28

CORRECTED-Funds managing $2 trillion urge cement makers to act on climate impact European funds managing $2 trillion in assets called on cement companies to slash their greenhouse gas emissions on Monday, warning that a failure to do so could put their business models at risk....
13:13 2019-07-22

House Democrats nix funds for low-yield nukes, setting up partisan debate that has nothing to do with money PUTTING ON THE BRAKES: Democrats on the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Strategic Forces released their proposals for next year’s defense policy bill yesterday and immediately set the stage for a partisan debate over the potentially destabilizing effects of new weapons — in particular a submari...
16:00 2019-06-04

After a family vacation in Italy, U.S. congressman's wife admits to misusing campaign funds The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband....
23:39 2019-06-13

Australian regulator slaps stricter conditions on AMP's pension funds, shares fall Australia's banking watchdog on Friday said it had imposed stricter licensing conditions on AMP Ltd's pension fund units following concerns regarding its compliance with superannuation laws, sending......
06:39 2019-06-14

Cape Breton town writes to prime minister opposing funds for airport Premier Stephen McNeil has said the provincial and federal governments are prepared to consider funding the Inverness County airport as a joint infrastructure project....
17:52 2019-06-23

NASA Funds Demo of 3D-Printed Spacecraft Parts Made, Assembled in Orbit NASA has awarded a $73.7 million contract to Made In Space, Inc. of Mountain View, California, to demonstrate the ability of a small spacecraft, called Archinaut One, to manufacture and assemble spacecraft components in low-Earth orbit. The in-space robotic manufacturing and assembly technologies co...
04:26 2019-07-13

Senate bill would block federal funds for 2026 World Cup until USWNT gets equal pay West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin, who introduced the bill, said that the "clear unequitable pay between the U.S. men’s and women’s soccer teams is unacceptable."...
16:52 2019-07-10

Wife of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu pleads guilty to misuse of government funds The wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has agreed to a plea deal in connection with allegations that she misused about $100,000 in government money....
14:26 2019-06-16

Risky partner: Top U.S. universities took funds from Chinese firm tied to Xinjiang security The Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at least one other university have research partnerships with a Chinese artificial intelligence company that has business ties with police in China's Xinjiang region, where a sweeping crackdown on Uighurs has drawn international condemnation....
05:26 2019-06-13

Hollywood Producer Seeks to Raise Funds to Battle Anti-Abortion Laws Peter Chernin sent an email seeking donations from entertainment power players like Jeff Bezos, Shonda Rhimes, Tim Cook, Ari Emanuel and Ted Sarandos....
02:13 2019-06-04

Perez/Stroll F1 grid gains to raise funds for Breast Cancer Care Racing Point's title sponsor SportPesa has launched a grand prix-based initiative to support the Formula 1 team's bid to raise more than £250,000 for a breast cancer charity...
15:26 2019-07-12

Supreme Court agrees to hear church-state dispute over public funds The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Friday to hear a case in which a Montana court ruled that religious schools can not participate in a tax credit program that reimbursed scholarship donations....
03:26 2019-06-29

Investors pour $28 billion in money-market funds as S&P 500 hit record high: Lipper U.S.-based money-market funds attracted about $28 billion in the week ended Wednesday, their largest weekly inflow since mid-May, as the S&P 500 Index rose above 3,000 for the first time on Wednesday....
02:52 2019-07-12

Judge thwarts Trump’s plan to build border wall with military funds A federal judge in California dealt a blow to President Trump’s plans for a signature border wall on Friday, barring the administration from diverting billions in military funds for construction. The decision by US District Judge Haywood S. Gilliam of Oakland — the same judge who initial...
14:39 2019-06-29

JP Morgan, Banks Helped Amrapali Group Divert Funds: Supreme Court The court on Tuesday ordered the federal anti-money laundering agency to investigate Amrapali, based in Noida, for diverting funds overseas with the help of JPMorgan and others....
13:26 2019-07-24

Democratic fundraising committees decline to say whether they will donate, give back Epstein funds Jeffrey Epstein, an accused child sex trafficker, gave at least $80,000 to the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee over a decade ago....
23:39 2019-07-24

California sues Trump administration over withholding high-speed rail funds California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in 2010....
00:13 2019-05-22

U.S.-based equity funds post $22 billion outflows amid trade tensions Investors rattled by U.S.-China trade tensions pulled roughly $22 billion from U.S.-based equity funds in the week ended May 29, according to data released by Refinitiv's Lipper research service on......
23:26 2019-05-30

US Judge Blocks Some Funds Sought By Donald Trump For Mexico Border Wall The Trump administration must temporarily halt the use of some Defense Department funds for a border wall with Mexico, a judge ruled on Friday, because the money was not specifically authorized by......
08:00 2019-05-25

Judge bars Trump from building border wall sections with emergency funds Ruling immediately halts administration’s efforts to use money secured with declaration of national emergencyA federal judge has blocked Donald Trump from building sections of his long-sought border wall with money secured under his declaration of a national emergency.On Friday, the US district judg...
07:00 2019-05-25

UPDATE 1-Alibaba reshuffles management; CFO Wu to oversee strategic investment unit China's Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday said its chief financial officer, Maggie Wu, will oversee the firm's strategic acquisitions and investments unit, as part of a business and management reshuffle at the e-commerce giant....
07:52 2019-06-18

Investment watchdog working to protect elderly Canadians from financial exploitation The Canadian Association for Retired Persons that about one-in-five older Canadians are subject to elder financial abuse and notes that dementia may also reduce the abilities of people as they age....
20:52 2019-06-30

Japan Display to Receive $100 Million Investment as Part of Bailout Deal Japan Display is facing a funding crunch due to Apple's recent shift away from liquid-crystal displays (LCDs) and disappointing sales of the iPhone XR....
23:00 2019-06-29

Asian renewable investment to overtake upstream oil and gas spending in 2020: Rystad Renewable energy investment in the Asia-Pacific region will overtake spending on oil and gas exploration by 2020, consultancy Rystad Energy said on Monday....
09:52 2019-05-28

Industry Body To Support Investment In Jammu And Kashmir: Uday Kotak The centre recently removed special status to Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 and has carved out two Union Territories (UTs) - Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh....
11:39 2019-08-09

Ather Energy Secures New Investment Of $51 Million In Latest Round Of Funding Indian electric scooter start-up Ather Energy has raised an investment of $51 million in its latest round of funding. The new investment was led by Sachin Bansal's $32 million, and his second with the......
16:00 2019-05-28