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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.
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.
Canadian gas producer Nexen sold for $15.1B in cash  CP24, Canada
The long fight
A casual reader of the American press would assume that voters' primary concern is the extent to which Mr Romney kept tabs on things at Bain Capital, a private-equity firm that he had founded, after he took a leave of absence in 1999 to run the Salt ...
US Election 2012: Mitt Romney fortune built with help from Robert Maxwell ...
Romney can't shirk responsibility for Bain  CNN International
The Joker's Wild: On the Ecology of Gun Violence in America
Doesn't this over-saturation of American firepower explain our exaggerated homicide rate? Maybe not. In a follow-up study in 2001 Kawachi looked specifically at firearm prevalence and social capital among U.S. states. The results showed that when ...
Mercosur RIP?
But under left-wing governments, Brazil and—especially—Argentina have become more protectionist. They have come to see Mercosur as a fortress, rather than a bridge: outside South America, the only trade deals concluded by the block in the past decade ...
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?
Mitt Romney would restore 'Anglo-Saxon' relations between Britain ...
Little Voter Discomfort with Romney's Mormon Religion  The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
Minority-Owned Businesses Come Up Short in Access to Capital: It's Time to ...
In America, the land of opportunity, it's increasingly clear that opportunities to acquire capital come more readily to some subsets of entrepreneurs than others.
Exposing How Donald Trump Really Made His Fortune: Inheritance from Dad and ...
In his book The America We Deserve, Trump explains that “the greatest threat to the American Dream is the idea that dreamers need close government scrutiny and control.
Coming to America
THE red imported fire ant first entered America through the port of Mobile, Alabama, in the 1930s. Being more aggressive than most native species, it soon spread across the country.
Global Warming's Terrifying New Math
The world's nations had gathered in the December gloom of the Danish capital for what a leading climate economist, Sir Nicholas Stern of Britain, called the "most important gathering since the Second World War, given what is at stake.