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Bob Diamond"s African Banking Venture Runs Into Problems

Just over a year after former Barclays CEO Bob Diamond founded Atlas Mara to build an African banking empire, problems are cropping up. Some investors have questioned lavish executive pay and the vehicle’s share price has tanked......»»

Category: topSource: wsj1 hr. 7 min. ago

Court to Hear "Nut Rage" Appeal

The Seoul High Court is scheduled to deliver a verdict in an appeal of the one-year prison sentence handed to the eldest daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.’s chairman for disrupting a flight with an angry outburst over cabin service......»»

Category: topSource: wsj2 hr. 7 min. ago

Apartment price dip a sign of new stability, say experts

While the opening quarter of a given year is typically expected to be mild compared to the close of its predecessor, New York’s residential markets saw a bearish first quarter which bogged down a climb that spanned across more than two years. After 10 .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweekly2 hr. 23 min. ago

Grandson of Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty found dead at his LA home

The grandson of billionaire Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty was found dead on Tuesday afternoon at his home in Los Angeles, his parents confirmed in a statement released by a family spokesman. Andrew Getty's parents, Ann and Gordon, confirmed the 47-year-.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider2 hr. 23 min. ago

One57’s record-breaking $100 million condo tops quarterly real-estate report

Earlier this year One57 set a New York City real-estate record by selling one of its condos for a whopping $100.5 million. It’s little surprise, but the sale tops the list of highlights from last quarter’s Compass Manhattan real-estate market report. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals2 hr. 23 min. ago

Agency affirms revised review of Chukchi Sea petroleum lease - Columbus CEO

Agency affirms revised review of Chukchi Sea petroleum leaseColumbus CEOANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The Department of Interior says it has affirmed a corrected environmental analysis for a 7-year-old petroleum lease in the Chukchi (chuk-CHEE') Sea o.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews2 hr. 40 min. ago

Russia steps in as job losses, closures ravage east Ukraine

The year-long conflict in east Ukraine has closed businesses across this industrial heartland, ramping up unemployment, crippling finances and leaving it ever more reliant on Moscow. Fierce fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels has rav.....»»

Category: topSource: yahoo2 hr. 40 min. ago

Court to Rule on "Nut Rage" Case

The Seoul High Court is scheduled to deliver a verdict in an appeal of the one-year prison sentence handed to the eldest daughter of Korean Air Lines Co.’s chairman for disrupting a flight with an angry outburst over cabin service......»»

Category: topSource: wsj2 hr. 41 min. ago

The Hispanic Wealth Project Blueprint

The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals released the “Hispanic Wealth Project Blueprint” on Tuesday, a 10-year plan to triple the wealth of Hispanic households in the U.S. to $2 trillion. Content Classification: .....»»

Category: topSource: wealthmanagement3 hr. 23 min. ago

World Inflation Falls To A New 5-Year Low

From Gavekal Capital Blog World Inflation Falls To A New 5-Year Low It's become a running theme, at least since last September, but the latest release of CPI numbers from around the world has brought our simple average World CPI proxy to its lowest level.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge3 hr. 23 min. ago

The Wall Street Journal: Line’s new CEO sees 2015 as critical

The year 2015 is shaping up as a make-or-break one for the global ambitions of Line, which operates a smartphone messaging application that is wildly popular in Japan but faces tough competition from bigger rivals elsewhere, its new chief executive says......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 23 min. ago

Gold Remains Below $1190 on Firmer Dollar

Gold turned lower on Tuesday, pressured by the firm U.S. dollar and weak oil prices, and with expectations that the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this year pushing bullion toward its second monthly decline.  Gold has fallen 3 percent since.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulse3 hr. 40 min. ago

Japan’s Large Manufacturers Remain Unconvinced on Recovery

Japan’s large manufacturers see business conditions weakening this quarter and the bulk of companies in the world’s third-largest economy plan to pare investment in the year ahead. The Bank of Japan’s Tankan large manufacturer index came in below es.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulse3 hr. 40 min. ago

Korean Inflation Eases

Inflation in South Korea eased to the slowest pace since July 1999, adding to concern that prices could fall amid fragile demand at home and cheaper oil from abroad. Consumer prices rose 0.4 percent in March from a year earlier, Statistics Korea said in a.....»»

Category: topSource: marketpulse3 hr. 40 min. ago

Paying for Next Year"s Tuition with This Year"s Tax Credits and Deductions

There's no better way to pay for next year's tuition than using this year's tax credit and deductions. How much can you get back form your taxes to pay for next year's tuition? Let's add it up. First, the American Opportunity credit is the most lucrative .....»»

Category: topSource: forbes3 hr. 40 min. ago

What you Need to Know About Tuition Payment Plans

If you don't want to borrow money to pay for your kid's or your own college education, college tuition payment plans may be the way to go. You can pay off tuition over the course of the semester or the year. However, there are a few things you'll have to .....»»

Category: topSource: forbes3 hr. 40 min. ago

What Millennials Can Do For Indiana

After reading the news that Indiana Governor, Mike Pence, signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law, I was confused. Same sex marriage  was legalized in Indiana less than a year ago; it struck me as ill-conceived legislation at best, an inten.....»»

Category: topSource: forbes3 hr. 40 min. ago

Latin America divided between oil and green energy

Montevideo (AFP) - Latin America spends billions of dollars subsidizing fossil fuels each year, but also has some of the world's largest renewable power programs, highlighting the energy-hungry region's divisions as it charts its future.Exhibit A is Venez.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider4 hr. 6 min. ago

Late slide in stocks erases much of the previous day's gain - Chron.com

Chron.comLate slide in stocks erases much of the previous day's gainChron.comThe stock market closed out the first three months of the year Tuesday on a down note, erasing much of the gains from the prior day's big rally. The Dow Jones industrial .....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews4 hr. 40 min. ago

Bright House Deal Advances Malone's Cable Ambitions - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalBright House Deal Advances Malone's Cable AmbitionsWall Street JournalCable tycoon John Malone missed out on a big prize last year when the company he backs, Charter Communications Inc., failed in its bid to acquire Time Warner Cabl.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenews4 hr. 40 min. ago