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One-Stock Portfolio Diversification: American Capital Ltd.
To pay a management fee to someone to buy the contents of the S&P 500, without exercising any independent investment judgment, is particularly concerning when it's certain that their results will, at the end of the day, lag the S&P 500.
Understanding American Capital's Future
By the beginning of 2009, American Capital Ltd. (ACAS), investors were exiting the shares in droves: the company had suspended and investors panicked over the fear of bankruptcy.
China's CNOOC to buy Nexen for $15.1-billion
Nexen Inc. has agreed to a $15.1-billion (U.S.) takeover by Chinese oil producer CNOOC Ltd., marking the most important acquisition to date by an Asian firm in Canada.
China Push in Canada Is Biggest Foreign Buy  Wall Street Journal
Comeback kid
American capital ratios are among the world's highest. And consumers have cut back, too: debts are now 114% of ... In Europe shale gas has been locked in by green rules and limited property rights. In America shale has already lowered consumers' energy ...
Another fine mess
AMID all the name-calling in America's presidential campaign, a serious subject has begun to emerge: what role should government play?
Republicans Make Big Push for Jewish Voters  Wall Street Journal (blog)
US election: Mitt Romney aims to leapfrog Barack Obama with expat fundraising
Mercosur RIP?
Bernadino Hugo Saguier, the country's ambassador to the Organisation of American States, said: “if we took a poll, 90% of Paraguayans would vote to quit” Mercosur.
In Latin America, nationalism stumps Canadian mining companies
Bolivian President Evo Morales has revoked the mining rights of Vancouver-based South American Silver Corp., the latest blow to foreign miners operating in Latin America amid a growing wave of resource nationalism.
Bain of His Existence: Romney's Hands-Off Corporate Presidency
As Bain Capital has said, as Governor Romney has said, and as has been confirmed by independent fact checkers multiple times, Governor Romney left Bain Capital in February of 1999 to run the Olympics and had no input on investments or management of ...
Barack Obama refuses to apologise for Mitt Romney accusation
Political Perceptions: Romney Banks Big on Anti-Obama Vote  Wall Street Journal (blog)
Why small businesses find it tough to get funded
You don't have to search very far to find entrepreneurs who have had a tough time raising outside capital to grow their business.
Minority-Owned Businesses Come Up Short in Access to Capital: It's Time to ...
Guest post written by Timothy Bates and Alicia Robb. Timothy Bates is distinguished professor of economics emeritus at Wayne State University.