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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
That came after Sinopec struck a deal to buy Daylight Energy Ltd. for $2.2-billion last fall. In another recent major Asian takeover, Malaysian giant Petronas moved to buy Progress Energy Resources Corp.
Canadian gas producer Nexen sold for $15.1B in cash  CP24, Canada
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?
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.
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 ...  Telegraph.co.uk
Little Voter Discomfort with Romney's Mormon Religion  The Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life
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.
An unconventional bonanza
Shale gas—an “unconventional” source of methane, like coal-bed gas (in coal seams) and tight gas (trapped in rock formations)—has rapidly transformed America's energy outlook. At the same time discoveries of vast reserves of conventional gas from ...
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.
Move over
AMERICANS are famously footloose. Migration rates across state lines are more than twice those between Canadian provinces. Mobility is an economic asset: it leads to better matches between workers and jobs and helps America absorb economic shocks ...
Incan mummy frozen after human sacrifice still has infection in lungs after ...
A 500-year-old frozen Incan mummy known as 'The Maiden' was suffering from a bacterial infection when she died - and being able to 'diagnose' the disease could lead to new insights into diseases of the past.