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World Bank Aims to Shame With "Human Capital" Ranking

The World Bank’s new “human capital” ranking, which scores countries on investments in health and education, was released Thursday morning here and has already drawn plenty of criticism—by design......»»

Category: topSource: wsjOct 11th, 2018

The World Bank Just Released the First Human Capital Index. The U.S. Did Not Do Well

How much more would people earn if their governments maximized investment in them? In their quests to grow gross domestic product (GDP), governments have neglected plenty of things that also matter, ranging .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 11th, 2018

Harvest Health & Recreation Aims To Become "Largest Cannabis Company In The World"

Cannabis investors can't miss the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference, the No. 1 networking event for institutional capital and the leading cannabis companies. Secure your tickets here before they run out. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 11th, 2018

Peak US Exceptionalism: Study Finds American Human Capital Yield Has Unexpectedly Collapsed 

More evidence that American exceptionalism has peaked. According to the first-ever scientific report ranking countries by their level of human capital, researchers have found nations failing to invest in health and education are .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 3rd, 2018

Morgan Stanley gathers its top women to plan lifting their ranks

Morgan Stanley’s highest ranking women are flying to New York this week from around the world to solve a gnawing problem: There aren’t enough of them. The bank, looking to support the advancement of... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkSep 26th, 2018

Profit Gains at JPMorgan, Citigroup Reflect a World in Growth Mode

Bank CEOs cited job growth, capital expenditures as profits moved higher in second-quarter results, while adding that trade issues weren’t yet hurting banks......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 13th, 2018

HDFC Bank"s Aditya Puri only Indian on Barron"s list of world"s best CEOs

The process for ranking the CEOs was based on leadership, vision, transformation, and growth. Here are some of the top global leaders who figure on Barron's list this time:.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardMay 30th, 2018

Inside Shanghai"s robot bank: China opens world"s first human-free branch

‘Little Dragon’ can chat to customers, accept bank cards and check accounts. She joins a growing army of robot workers in China’s cities.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 14th, 2018

World Bank approves "historic" $13-bn capital increase; IMF backs move

The combined financing arms of the World Bank Group are expected to reach an average annual capacity of nearly USD 100 billion between fiscal 2019 and fiscal 2030.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 22nd, 2018

World Bank shareholders back $13 billion capital increase

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Category: topSource: reutersApr 21st, 2018

World Bank says shareholders endorse capital increase

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Saturday its shareholders had endorsed a $13 billion paid-in capital increase, a series of internal reforms and a set of policy measures to strengthen the international lender's capabilities......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 21st, 2018

Italy"s UniCredit settles dispute with Caius

UniCredit and British hedge fund Caius have settled a dispute over complex financial instruments which count toward Italy's biggest bank's capital, the two companies said......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 18th, 2018

Slumping Population Growth, Soaring Tech Innovation, Low Capital Investment... Within Months World War II Began

In the holiday spirit, One River Asset Management's Lindsay Politi will devote the next three weeks to an arc focusing on the past, present, and finally her thoughts about the future. Here goes Part I: Ghosts of Invest.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 16th, 2018

BIS: Recent market "jolt" first of many as easy money era ends

Recent sharp selloffs across global financial markets are probably the first of many, as investors adjust to a world of tighter monetary conditions and the threat of economic downturn, the Bank of International Settlements said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralDec 16th, 2018

Regulators need joined up thinking to spot derivatives risks: BIS

Regulators should scrutinize clearing houses and banks together to spot financial stability threats from the world's multi-trillion dollar derivatives market, the Bank for International Settlements said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2018

Recent market "jolt" will be first of many as easy money era ends, says BIS

Recent sharp selloffs across global financial markets are probably the first of many, as investors adjust to a world of tighter monetary conditions and the threat of economic downturn, the Bank of International Settlements said on Sunday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 16th, 2018

DC is literally overrun with rats

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Photo The nation's capital is facing a spiraling rat infestation, fueled by mild winters and a human population boom. Washington's government is struggling to keep pace, with.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 16th, 2018

Hedge Funds Are Selling Spirit Realty Capital Inc (SRC)

World-class money managers like Ken Griffin and Barry Rosenstein only invest their wealthy clients’ money after undertaking a rigorou.....»»

Category: topSource: insidermonkeyDec 14th, 2018

Japan"s business mood, capex steady but outlook sours: BOJ tankan

Japanese business confidence and capital expenditure plans held steady from three months ago, a closely-watched central bank survey showed, a sign companies weren't significantly worried about escalating trade frictions and global growth concerns......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Global stocks lose steam as nerves persist, euro dips after ECB

A gauge of world equities was little changed after giving up early gains on Thursday, continuing a pattern seen for the past several sessions, while the euro eased after the European Central Bank formally ended its bond purchasing scheme......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Global stocks lose steam as trade hopes fade, euro dips after ECB

A gauge of world equities gave up early gains and turned negative on Thursday, continuing a pattern seen for the past several sessions, while the euro eased after the European Central Bank's policy announcement......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018