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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

Globeflex Capital L P Buys Hoegh LNG Partners LP, Despegar.com Corp, Bank of N. ...

Related Stocks: NTB, AUDC, GLOB, LXFR, GLUU, ARCO, HMLP, DESP, TDS, MCS, OFI,.....»»

Category: worldSource: nyt11 hr. 4 min. ago

Factories to test world"s "delicate equilibrium"

The world economy is caught in a "delicate equilibrium" between stabilization and a further downturn, according to Bank of England Governor Mark Carney, and that balance could look even shakier over the next few days......»»

Category: topSource: reuters20 hr. 49 min. ago

A Short Guide to Business Etiquette Abroad

Depending on where in the world you go, it's easy to offend people without realizing it. It’s human nature to assume that people everywhere share certain basic ideas about what’s acceptable behavior and what isn’t. But no. .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneFeb 14th, 2019

The Worst Countries for Gender Equality

Despite decades of raising awareness for gender equality, ranking countries based on how differently they treat men and women, and making political pledges to improve the status of women, the world........»»

Category: blogSource: 247wallstFeb 13th, 2019

BoE"s Carney sees "delicate equilibrium" as world economy slows

Global economic growth is likely to stabilise at a new, slower pace, although China, trade wars and rising protectionism threaten the "delicate equilibrium", Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said in a speech on Tuesday. David Pollard reports......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersFeb 13th, 2019

Cannabis-Focused HCM Company Wurk Raises $11 Million

Wurk, a human capital management company for the cannabis industry, said Tuesday that it secured $11 million in a funding round. The company plans to use the capital on its expansion strategy. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2019

Bank of England"s Carney spells out no-deal Brexit hit to UK

Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned on Tuesday of the potential shock to Britain's economy from Brexit which could serve as an "acid test" for countries around the world trying to respond to the challenges of globalization......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019

Film about American Nazis aims to send message to Trump voters with local ad during Sean Hannity’s Fox News show

An ad for a new Oscar-nominated film shows American Nazis at the dawn of World War II. It aims to provoke debate and change the minds of Trump voters......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 12th, 2019

Film about American Nazis aims to send message to Trump voters with ad during Sean Hannity’s Fox News show

An ad for a new Oscar-nominated film shows American Nazis at the dawn of World War II. It aims to provoke debate and change the minds of Trump voters......»»

Category: topSource: washpostFeb 12th, 2019

Goldman Sachs to boost number of mid-sized corporate clients: CEO

Goldman Sachs Group Inc Chief Executive Officer David Solomon said on Tuesday the bank aims to boost the number of mid-size corporate clients it serves over the next few years......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2019