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Washington-area appointments and promotions for May 28
Capitol Counselof the District appointedCharles Boustany,Josh Kardon,Martin GoldandBruce Hirshmembers of the firm’s new trade practice.
China’s loans to Pakistan should drive economic development, lift debt payment ability
Pakistan expects to obtain $1 billion to $2 billion of fresh Chinese loans to help it avoid a balance-of-payments crisis, Reuters reported. Some observers hope China's economic assistance will help the country avoid having to go to the IMF for a bailout, but the key issue is the sustainability of Ch
1 Terrible Industry -- and 10 Stocks in It -- I'm Avoiding
Twenty years ago, consumer-facing companies had one major goal: build a brand worthy of legendary loyalty. That's what made Coca-Cola one of Warren Buffett'sfavorite -- and most profitable -- investments: People were willing to pay a little more for a Coke than the alternatives. That brand power not
Buy This 5.7%-Yielding, Monthly-Paying REIT
LTC Properties is a high-quality healthcare REIT.LTC Properties brings a lot to the table for income investors, including a high-quality, diversified, long-duration lease portfolio, strong portfolio stats, and a low FFO payout ratio.Shares sell for a reasonable FFO multiple.An investment in LTC yiel
Reader Inquiry: How Has The Thesis Changed For Aimmune Therapeutics?
Shares of Aimmune Therapeutics (AIMT) have risen by over 60% sincemy first articlein early 2017 called the stock a ¨solid runner of the year candidate¨. While I wrote an update piece later in the year, I continue to receive questions from several readers and ROTY members on whether there´s further u
France, Germany lobby for EU-wide funding for technology startups
France and Germany are pushing for an EU-wide initiative to fund innovation and research in tech startup projects across the bloc so that Europe can compete more effectively against the likes of China and the United States.Europe has long been seen as a laggard in developing new technologies compare
Cultural changes come to the speaker circuit
The public’s appetite for political tell-all books is as strong as ever, but when it comes to the speaker circuit, some political players are having a hard time getting booked.
Toys R Us Bankruptcy Is A Long-Term Benefit For Carter's
On April 30, SeekingAlphareportedthat Hedgeye, self proclaimed "pioneers in the independent investment research business", put Carter's Inc. (CRI) on their "Best Idea Short List". They are calling a 30% drop on the stock over the next year, which from then current trading levels would mean ~$70 a sh
Turkish Lira - Crisis Or Opportunity?
In the past few weeks, the Turkish Lira has been in the news frequently for its high volatility versus the USD. The Lira lost about 20% of its value to the USD from the beginning of this year, falling from 3.8 to the USD to 4.7 last Friday. Some commentators have been writing about all forms of doom
Impairment business strategy .
I'm new to LB and haven't purchased shares yet.The 7 year plan to restructure LB appears to be well on its way as the company is rapidly turning itself into a group of 50 offices that offer mortgages and financial advice while abandoning many of the superficial traditional banking services.They clos
Business FYI : Stillwater company named Most Promising New Business
Buy NowScott Brothers (left) and Tom Carson work at the recently opened Tulsa office of Sospes in a conference room at The Forge business incubator. Sospes Process and Safety Software is a mobile-based application that allows employers to submit real-time reports for such things as workplace injurie
SOCAR 's most revenues come from foreign business
In recent years, SOCAR has turned into a global company, activities of which are not so much dependent on oil production in Azerbaijan.
Reuman 's Clothing open for 140 years of business
When John Steffen came to Traer in 1878, he rented the only available store room in town, located on the 400 block of 2nd Street. The building itself had been used for manufacturing hog medicine before, but a little cleaning and painting by the landlord, Fred Hintz, transformed it into a suitable wo
Egypt - World Trans targets EGP 150m in 2018 business
(MENAFN - Daily News Egypt) class="p1">World Trans Group aims to scale business beyond EGP 150m this year, versus EGP 100m last year. Hamada Ghoneim, its chairperson, said that Eg... ...
A Viral Twitter Post Kickstarted My Small Business
I opened my shop on April 15th 2018, after working on my website for months, and working on creating all of my products in less than a month due to excitement to get them out, I spammed all my social media asking friends to help spread the word about my business. My close friends, family, and boyfri
3 ways you can outperform the competition - Real Business
Do you find yourself neglecting the needs of your customers or your employees because you’re preoccupied with winning? Consumed with being number one? No one understands winning better than me. In fact, I might be the most competitive person I know.However, if your main concern is bringing down the
Cohen distances himself from business associate who struck plea deal
Michael Cohen,President Trump’s longtime attorney, downplayed his relationship on Wednesday with a taxi business mogul who has agreed to cooperate with government prosecutors.
Casual attire can hurt business productivity : book
AsMemorial Day weekendmarks the unofficial beginning of summer, many offices now will allow casual attire on more than justFridays.But there is a growing sentiment that dressing down leads to a loss of productivity in the workplace.That’s the idea behind a new book byVishalAgarwal, a former"I want m
Windward Design Group inks enormous Sarasota industrial lease | Business Observer | Business Observer
Outdoor furniture maker Windward Design Group has signed a 281,276-square-foot lease for a mixed-use building in southern Manatee County, one of the largest deals ever recorded in the Sarasota/Manatee submarket.
Business in a Pack : creating a home based business on your time
As a small business coach and entrepreneur, I've seen many people spend great amounts of money to get into business. Some have been successful, while others struggled. Many of the challenges were access to continued capital, no team to help operate the business, poor marketing strategies, weak or in