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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.
Nexen deal could mark open season on Canada's energy producers  Financial Post (blog)
Nexen-CNOOC takeover: Why China will keep calling on Canadian oil, resources  Toronto Star
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Minority groups feel brunt of HIV-AIDS
Mr. Wilson said that, in the nation's capital, and across the richest country on Earth more broadly, the response to AIDS is lagging and no one is feeling the brunt more than minority groups.
AIDS Activists March to the White House  Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Jerry del Missier: A sudden halt to a stellar career
In addition to his duties at Barclays, he chaired an industry lobby group, served on the board of an American-based charity called Room to Read and worked tirelessly for Queen's as a donor, member of the university's advisory board and regular speaker ...
Politicians welcome Diamond's departure  Financial Times
The turmoil at Barclays First-mover disadvantage  The Economist
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Minority-Owned Businesses Come Up Short in Access to Capital: It's Time to ...
Limited access to financing also restricts the ability of minority business enterprises (MBEs) to achieve viability, generate new jobs and, in general, fulfill their potential to contribute to the development of communities in which they operate.
Montreal's 20-20 Technologies sold to US private equity firm
Vector Capital is not new to the Canadian technology sector. In 2003, it took troubled software giant Corel private. A major revamp took place, non-core businesses were sold and speculative R&D was cut.
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Romney launches attack on Obama's 'crony capitalism' as critics of Republican ...
The Romney campaign has highlighted Solyndra, a California solar energy company that went bankrupt, and Westly Group, a venture capital firm whose affiliated companies have received federal loans and grants. Steve Westly, the company's founder, is a ...
US outsourcing debate misses mark on trade  Financial Times
Offshoring Is Fine. Why Won't Romney Defend Bain's Record of Doing It?  Slate Magazine
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Fear of illness in old age haunts our finances
Anthony Windeyer, a certified financial planner with Coast Capital Insurance Services Ltd., said ultimately it's up to the client to decide how they want to deal with risk.
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Target's hiring spree in Canada poised to roil retail market
Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, dominates market share among the top U.S. grocers such as Kroger Co., Safeway Inc. and Supervalue Inc., with a 46 per cent share, said Kathleen Wong, an equities analyst at Veritas Investment Research.
Target's hiring boom poised to roil Canada's retail market  Financial Post
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