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

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


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

Capital Bank moves Charlotte executives to SouthPark office

Capital Bank is moving its executive team in Charlotte to new offices at Two Piedmont Town Center in SouthPark. Capital will lease an extra 23,175 square feet on the fourth floor along with the space it already leases on the first floor. The new off.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals6 hr. 9 min. ago

How to See the World in Your 20s Without Racking Up Debt

You want to travel the world. But if your bank account could talk, it would say, “Are you kidding?” .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral22 hr. 39 min. ago

World stocks wobble as Wall St. cuts losses; oil off after U.S. data

A gauge of stocks across the world pared losses on Wednesday as a rally in bank shares helped buoy Wall Street, but the outlook on earnings soured after a warning on the European auto sector and a revenue miss from IBM......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 17th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Stock market’s volatility underpins a push to diversify

The volatility racking markets this month is the latest chapter in investors’ struggle to adapt to a world of reduced central-bank stimulus......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchOct 17th, 2018

Why Canada Is Taking More of a (Polite) Lead on the World Stage

Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland talks human rights and trade at the Fortune Global Forum. Canada is ready for its close-up. That's how it seems to Chrystia Freeland, Canada's minister of foreign affairs, who.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 17th, 2018

The 25 best countries in the world to be an entrepreneur starting a company

Ted S. Warren/AP The World Economic Forum ranked each country according to its business environment and innovation. The United States took the No. 1 spot. The ranking considered the cost and speed of starting a business in each country, as well as attitu.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 16th, 2018

U.S. regains crown as most competitive economy for first time since 2008: WEF

The U.S. economy sits atop of the World Economic Forum's annual global competitiveness survey for the first time since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, benefiting from a new ranking methodology this year, the Swiss body said on Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 16th, 2018

Hawking"s Final Prediction: Race Of Engineered Superhumans Will Conquer The World

Physicist Stephen Hawking's final prediction before his death seven months ago was that the human race will diverge - with wealthy, genetically engineered "superhumans" dominating the "unimproved."  Hawking, who died in March, le.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 16th, 2018

Cryo-Cell Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2018 Results

OLDSMAR, Fla., Oct. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Cryo-Cell International, Inc. (OTC:QB) (the "Company"), the world's first private cord blood bank to separate and store stem cells in 1992, announced results for the fiscal third quarter ended August.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaOct 15th, 2018

Suds shortage? Warming climate threatens world's beer supply

Worldwide, over the next few decades, beer could become more scarce and thus more expensive because of human-caused global warming.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 15th, 2018

Startup Bringing Blockchain Privacy to Central Banks Wins $15 Million Funding

Blockchain startup Adhara, which aims to bring zero knowledge proofs to central bank systems, has secured $15 million in new funding from Consensys......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskOct 15th, 2018