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Banks Struggle to Unload Oil Loans

Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, UBS and other large banks face tens of millions of dollars in losses on loans they made to energy companies last year, a sign of investor jitters in a sector battered by the oil slump......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMar 19th, 2015

Women’s Empowerment

Pax Ellevate Management is encouraging the companies in its Pax Ellevate Global Women’s Index Fund (PXWEX) to sign onto the Women’s Empowerment Principles, a joint initiative of the United Nations Global Compact and UN Women. Content Classi.....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagementMar 10th, 2015

Shoppers Return to Chain Stores

Shoppers are making a comeback especially to J.C. Penney, Old Navy and retailers catering to lower income Americans, a sign that a battered segment of consumers is on the mend......»»

Category: topSource: wsjFeb 26th, 2015

Activewear Stretches Fashion Week Boundaries

Thanks to Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU.O), women who have never seen a “downward dog” position are now wearing yoga pants to malls, the supermarket, even cocktail parties. For 20 years, LULU has led the transition of yoga clothing from the exercise .....»»

Category: topSource: alphanowFeb 24th, 2015

West hikes warnings over Ukraine truce as new flashpoint ignites

Debaltseve (Ukraine) (AFP) - The West sounded more forceful warnings over Ukraine's battered truce Sunday as fighting raged around the port city of Mariupol and the warring sides wrangled over withdrawing heavy weapons.The volatility was underlined by a b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 22nd, 2015

Activewear Stretches Fashion Week Boundaries

Thanks to Lululemon Athletica Inc. (LULU.O), women who have never seen a “downward dog” position are now wearing yoga pants to malls, the supermarket, even cocktail parties. For 20 years, LULU has led the transition of yoga clothing from the exercise .....»»

Category: topSource: alphanowFeb 19th, 2015

Afghans Get Death Penalty in Rape Case

An Afghan court sentenced seven men to death for their involvement in the recent gang rape of a group of women, in a case that sparked national outrage and prompted the direct intervention of President Hamid Karzai......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 8th, 2014

Afghan Men Get Death Penalty in Rape Case

An Afghan court sentenced seven men to death for their involvement in the recent gang rape of a group of women, in a case that sparked national outrage and prompted the direct intervention of President Hamid Karzai......»»

Category: topSource: wsjSep 7th, 2014

Under Armour Goes After Lululemon With Gisele And "Womanifesto"

Under Armour is going after the women's market like never before -- and taking direct aim at their main rival in this lucrative sector, yogawear giant Lululemon. Under Armour is going after the women's market like never before -- and taking direct a.....»»

Category: topSource: forbesSep 4th, 2014

Canada July trade surplus jumps to near six-year high

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada's trade surplus in July jumped to a near six-year high of C$2.58 billion ($2.37 billion) in another sign the long-battered export sector could be on its way to a lasting recovery. Statistics Canada, which .....»»

Category: topSource: yahooSep 4th, 2014

A juror explains why there was a surprise miscount during the Ellen Pao verdict

For the past few weeks, a sexual discrimination lawsuit between venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and former staffer Ellen Pao has been rocking Silicon Valley.  Pao stood to win tens of millions if she could prove being a women he.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider37 min. ago

Westminster women: the gender gap

Leading female politicians explain why the UK parliament remains a men’s club.....»»

Category: topSource: ft1 hr. 37 min. ago

Jury rejects woman's bias claims against Silicon Valley firm - Online Athens

MiamiHerald.comJury rejects woman's bias claims against Silicon Valley firmOnline AthensSAN FRANCISCO | A discrimination lawsuit that put a spotlight on gender balance and working conditions for women at Silicon Valley firms ended with a jury rejectin.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews2 hr. 19 min. ago

Why pandemic disease and war are so similar

The outbreak of Ebola fever brought to the world's attention on March 22nd 2014 by Médecins Sans Frontières, an international charity, has infected some 25,000 people and killed more than 10,000 of them--almost all in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 54 min. ago

Weighing the impact of the Kleiner vs. Pao sexism trial

Ellen Pao declared a victory of sorts immediately after l osing her multi-million dollar sexism and retaliation lawsuit on Friday. “If I’ve helped to level the playing field for women and minorities in venture capital, then the battle was worth it,.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 54 min. ago

These two best friends started a fitness revolution for women on Instagram

Two women have inspired hundreds of thousands of women to get off their butts and start living healthy lives by working out and eating nutritious food.  And it's all thanks to Instagram. The best friends have started a #ToneItUp community, where they.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider5 hr. 54 min. ago

Learn From Google Inc (GOOGL): How To Attract Top Executives From Wall Street

Ruth Porat was considered as one of the most influential women in Wall Street. She was the CFO at Morgan Stanley, before she made the move to Silicon Valley last week as the new CFO of tech giant Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL). But is it easy to attract such a.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkey6 hr. 36 min. ago

Russia "to join China-led development bank"

Moscow (AFP) - Russia is to sign up to the Chinese-led development bank AIIB, first deputy prime minister Igor Shuvalov said Saturday at an international forum in China, cited by Russian news agencies."I'd like to inform you that Russian President Vladimi.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider10 hr. 20 min. ago

Apple boss Tim Cook 'to donate millions' to charity - BBC News

BBC NewsApple boss Tim Cook 'to donate millions' to charityBBC NewsThe chief executive of Apple, Tim Cook, has announced he is donating most of his wealth to charity before he dies. The head of the world's most profitable company is worth over.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews11 hr. 53 min. ago

Jury rejects woman"s bias claims in discrimination lawsuit against Silicon Valley firm

A discrimination lawsuit that put a spotlight on gender balance and working conditions for women at Silicon Valley firms ended with a jury rejecting the female plaintiff's claims......»»

Category: topSource: foxnews12 hr. 54 min. ago