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Economists Raise Concerns Over New Italian Government

Billionaire investor George Soros is worried about the consequences of Italy’s coalition government that was formed between the populist Five Star Movement and the right-wing League. At recent meetings such as the Trento Festival of Economics and the European Council on Foreign Relations, Soros said the European Union (EU) could collapse if it doesn’t handle

Felipe Montoro Jens Highlights Study That Reports Positive Resource Findings For Brazil’s Infrastructure

According to the resource index for contributions, Grant Thornton consultancy indicated that nearly twice the percentage of Brazil GDP will be invested in infrastructure between 2011-2015.   Brazil could reach their target contributions of R$ 2.1 trillion in infrastructure investments within the next eight years. This finding comes from a study conducted by Grant Thornton,

GoBuyside of New York: Rise in VC Compensation & Private Equity

    Frequently, people scoff at the compensation received by CEOs in the private equity market. Much of this criticism is the result of not understanding the source of compensation and not knowing that some compensatory sources aren’t just salary. It’s true that the CEOs of the largest firms in America make 271 times the

ted bauman's tips to disaster proof your wealth

Could Your Assets Survive a Disaster? Ted Bauman’s Tips To Protect Your Wealth

Ted Bauman, an editor and writer at Banyan Hill Publishing, is a complex man with a colorful and enviable resume. These days, he specializes in low-risk investment strategies and asset protection, but he doesn’t resent the years he spent working at McDonald’s, Burger King and a gas station when he was young. He says now,

Apple WWDC Kicks Off this Week In San Jose

In a surprising move, Apple is releasing a tool to help users cut down on their phone use. This is one of many announcements expected to be made this week at the much-anticipated Apple Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). In the annual event in San Jose, California, Apple CEO Tim Cook will announce a variety of

The Trade Tariffs Isolate the United States from the Rest of the G7

On Friday, the closest allies to Washington attacked the US government under the leadership of President Donald Trump. The allies to the US blamed Washington for imposing trade tariffs on aluminum and steel imports and brought appeals with the World Trade Organization. These accusations fouled the mood in the G7 meeting that brings together the