According to the head of the Russian Direct Investment Fund, Russia and the European Union need to restore the economic cooperation as the bilateral trade has lost a half in volumes over the past years.
Dumbdown hits English Heritage: "Merlin's face (sic) revealed at Tintagel Castle". "Merlin's face" has been carved into the rock face of Tintagel island in Cornwall, as part of ongoing re-interpretation and investment at the site. "The...Show More Summary
A marijuana producer from Ontario, Canada is teaming up with Snoop Dogg in a first of it’s kind endorsement deal. Tweed will have exclusive rights to use specific content and brands owned by Snoop’s company LBC holdings. In exchange, Snoop Dogg will be compensated with both cash and stock according to Cannabis Culture. Show More Summary
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Visa Inc, the world's largest credit and debit card company, said on Friday it currently has about a 1 percent stake in mobile payments company Square Inc based on a 2011 investment. Visa told Reuters its current holdings are just more than 4.19 million shares of Class B common stock. Show More Summary
This post originally appeared on the American Sustainable Business Council's website. Let's face it investing in women-owned businesses translates into wealth creation. Even if the wealth that's created is modest, it means more sustainable household income and healthier communities. Show More Summary
By Irani Arráiz and Yuri Soares Irani Arráiz leads the impact evaluations of many Multilateral Investment Fund projects, including projects that are designed to increase the competitiveness of businesses in Latin America. She has a PhD in economics from the University of Maryland and an MBA from IESA in Caracas, Venezuela. Show More Summary
By Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Boeing Co is nearing a decision to invest "a significant amount" to keep a F/A-18E/F fighter jet production line in St. Louis running as it waits for the U.S. government to approve a delayed order by Kuwait for 28 jets, a senior executive said. Show More Summary
Roseanne Barr has become the latest celebrity to join the ranks of the rich, the famous, and the baked. Jessica Kwong of The Orange County Register reports that Barr is lending her name and investing some of her own stash of the green stuff to a medical marijuana dispensary in Santa Ana, California. Show More Summary
This week's KCRW podcast "Scheer Intelligence" features Truthdig editor and host Robert Scheer in conversation with Nomi Prins, author, journalist and former investment banker, who explains the culture of Wall Street and its influence...Show More Summary
Remember a few weeks ago when AIG said it had to sell off its broker-dealer network because of a new rule the administration is implementing? That rule requires advisors to tell their clients seeking retirement advice when they have a conflict of interest, and says that brokers should be advising clients based on what's best for the client. Show More Summary
It is all about efficiency these days, and hence, for Google to invest in two different photo storage and sharing applications does not make too much economic as well as operational sense, taking the more recent Google Photos and Picasa into consideration, with the latter being dated in nature. Show More Summary
Real estate investment and development firm Savanna has struck a deal to build a boutique office building in midtown. The company announced it has purchased 106 W. 56th St., a nine-story building,... To view the full story, click the title link.
It hasn’t made sense for Google to continue to invest in two separate photo storage and sharing applications, as it has been doing with the newer Google Photos and the dated software Picasa. And now the company is finally going to do...Show More Summary
India has seen more growth in the last 20 years than it did in the decade after its independence from the British Crown. Due to growing foreign investment, waning governmental regulation, and exponential population growth, the world's...Show More Summary
Square shares jumped Friday after Visa detailed its previously announced investment in the startup, raising questions about the future relationship between the payment processors.
2016 is looking pretty bleak so far for investors, with signs pointing to continued volatility down the road. After only two months into the New Year, the S&P 500 is down about 11% since its record high performance in May of last year, marking its weakest start to date since 2009. Show More Summary
In the past, many great companies adopted a strikingly similar approach to corporate philanthropy. At the end of the fiscal year, a percentage of the profits were set aside and checks were written to worthy causes: arts groups, humanitarian organizations, environmental preservation initiatives and so on. A precedent was established, [...]
Fears that central bank action could cause more harm that good to the global economy have lifted gold prices in a big way so far in 2016. John LaForge, head of real asset strategy at the Wells Fargo Investment Institute, is skeptical. He says that investors should own some gold in general, but advises to "not add to gold holdings at this time." Read More »
London startup Sky-Futures announced today that it has raised an additional $5.7 million (£3.9 million) for its oil and gas rig inspection drone inspection services, bringing total investment in the company to over $10 million (£6.9Show More Summary