Gold prices seemed to be more or less stable to the analysts a month ago. Erica Rannestad, senior analyst at Thomson Reuters, even called investing in gold a “safe haven”. However, the changes that happened to gold prices in May make most people question whether even the best analysts can be trusted. Show More Summary
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, Previously we looked at funding markets and currency proxies for detecting the end to the “dollar” pause that began on March 18. Broader credit markets agree with that assessment...Show More Summary
Rich, you ask why it fell to the United States to clean up FIFA. Good question. In a more sensible world, those who are the most invested in FIFA would have gone after the corruption long before it reached these shores. But, for whatever reason, they didn’t. Show More Summary
Even with the best intentions and emerging tools, the current investment framework makes it difficult to match investment portfolios to values.
CNN anchor Jake Tapper is pulling out of his scheduled role as moderator of a Clinton Global Initiative panel discussion on workforce investment, this according to The Washington Post‘s Erik Wemple. Instead, CNN’s business reporter Poppy...Show More Summary
Grantland has a new editor in chief, as Chris Connelly steps into the role vacated by Bill Simmons. He’s only there in an interim capacity, but the move does show that the “worldwide leader” is committed to continuing to invest in what many saw as a vanity project for the ousted and outspoken columnist. Show More Summary
On Wednesday, Rex Tillerson, the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil, said the oil giant doesn’t invest in renewable energy because “we choose not to lose money on purpose.” The implication, of course, was that it’s difficult—even impossible—to realize a return on investments made in solar and wind. Show More Summary
ONE Girls and Women and Heifer International took a group of likeminded writers to Malawi for a week to witness firsthand how strong African leadership and smart donor investments in girls and women can help fight poverty and preventable disease. This is part 4 in the series (other posts available here: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 ). Upcoming posts will feature…
A report by European environmental groups says Norway's sovereign wealth fund increased investments in the coal sector after it said it would divest from them.
As one of the greatest nations on the planet, the United States excels in a number of areas, innovation and entrepreneurship foremost among them. But something you might be hard-pressed to find at the top of anyone’s best-of list is infrastructure—specifically roads, rail and mass transit. In this department at least, the U.S. has some […]
The technology that enables people with disabilities to lead independent and fulfilling lives is rapidly improving, but not quite fast enough, according to Google. That’s why the global tech giant is investing $20 million in grants for...Show More Summary
An investment banker jumped to his death from a luxury apartment building in Manhattan. Authorities confirmed Thomas J. Hughes was 29 years old. Witnesses said the investment banker jumped from a window on the 24th floor of the Ocean Luxury Residences. Show More Summary
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It's often helpful to glance at the key moves made by hedge fund managers when in search of new investment ideas. And right now, many of these savvy investors are buying shares of a
On May 28, 2015, the Washington State Supreme Court struck down the state’s anti-SLAPP law, following an appeal filed by five individuals who are suing the Olympia Food Co-op for boycotting Israeli products. The Israeli advocacy organization...Show More Summary
Throwing a grill party is the epitome of Summer entertainment, but for those who don't want to invest in an expensive grill, we have the easiest DIY hack with a terra-cotta pot. To transform the pot into a minigrill, all you need is tinfoil, charcoal, and a metal mesh. Show More Summary
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You've probably heard or read about all kinds of strategies that will make you rich investing. They go by many names, but they all follow the same basic idea: Zigging when others zag. It might be buying sectors at certain points of the business cycle. Or stocks that have been bid [...]
David Wells, one of Goldman Sachs' top public relations officers, is moving to the Investment Management Division ( private wealth management and asset management ), according to internal memos obtained by Business Insider. He'll beShow More Summary
Donald Stephenson worked with the first-team offense ahead of Eric Fisher during the first week of OTAs. Two years ago, the Kansas City Chiefs invested the No. 1 overall pick in Central Michigan's Eric Fisher. Now during the team's 2015...Show More Summary