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Credit Suisse publishes “Wealth patterns among the top 5% of African-Americans,” a comprehensive study on wealth creation and wealth management among the nation’s wealthiest African-Americans
11/21/2014 12:33:39 PM
Credit Suisse, in collaboration with Brandeis University’s Institute on Assets and Social Policy (IASP), today published “Wealth patterns among the top 5% of African-Americans,” a study on wealth creation and wealth management among the nation’s wealthiest African-Americans as measured by net worth. The study shows that the top 5% of African-Americans invest a greater …
Deutsche Bank Partners with the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves to Mobilize USD 100 Million in New Investments
11/21/2014 12:30:19 PM
Deutsche Bank today announced, in partnership with Bank of America, the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves, development finance institutions and private investors, a continued commitment to investment in the clean cooking sector through creating a USD 100 million fund to support social enterprises that advance and deploy clean cookstove solutions. To help finance …
FERC Approves Merger of Exelon and PHI Holdings Inc.
11/21/2014 9:30:41 AM
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) yesterday approved the proposed merger of Exelon Corporation (NYSE: EXC) and Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE: POM). The companies announced their proposed merger on April 30. The combination of the companies will bring together Exelon’s three electric and gas utilities – BGE, ComEd and PECO – and Pepco Holdings’ (PHI’s) three electric …
Kering completes the acquisition of the haute horlogerie brand Ulysse Nardin
11/21/2014 9:20:03 AM
Kering announced today that it has completed the acquisition of the haute horlogerie brand Ulysse Nardin, in accordance with the terms announced on 30 July, 2014, after having received clearance from the antitrust authorities. About Ulysse Nardin Swiss Watch Manufacturer Ulysse Nardin, founded in 1846, has been dedicated to excellence for over 168 years in …
Motorola Solutions to Present at Dec. 2 Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference
11/21/2014 9:15:10 AM
Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced that Gino Bonanotte, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at the Credit Suisse Annual Technology Conference on Tuesday, Dec. 2, in Scottsdale, Ariz. The presentation will begin at approximately 11 a.m. Mountain Standard Time and will be webcast live at www.motorolasolutions.com/investor. A …
Lawmakers Press KBR On Gagging Whistleblowers
11/20/2014 6:15:40 PM
Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto’s landmark case,  In re: Kellogg Brown & Root, Inc., et al. , continues to make headlines as members of Congress are joining KKC’s battle aimed at halting the use of non-disclosures agreements to silence whistleblowers.  Members of Congress called on  KBR CEO Stuart Bradie  to come forward with information about the company’s non-disclosure …
ING Vysya Bank to merge with Kotak Mahindra Bank
11/20/2014 10:06:09 AM
ING Vysya Bank (Vysya) and Kotak Mahindra Bank (Kotak) today announced their intention to merge their respective businesses. The combination of their businesses will lead to a strengthened position as one of India’s leading privately held banks, with a wider geographical spread and enhanced expertise across customer segments and product categories. With a current …
Overall Tax Cost and Compliance Burden Lower for Business Around the World
11/20/2014 9:46:51 AM
Paying taxes has become easier over the past year for medium-sized companies around the world, the latest report from the World Bank Group and PwC finds. The time it takes an average company to meet its tax obligations dropped by four hours last year, according to the Paying Taxes 2015 study. The report also revealed that the total amount the average company paid in taxes and …
Best Selling Book “Fanatical at Liberty” – free for one more day
11/20/2014 6:00:00 AM
Liberty Tax is going more than the extra mile to provide jobs, feed the hungry, and empower those who are struggling. As the year winds down, Liberty Tax is gearing up to transform your community. This year, Liberty Publishing, LLC will launch its first book, Fanatical at Liberty , highlighting the unique culture of Liberty Tax. The commitment to give back begins with the …
CodeNow Kicks Off National Coding Program with First Partner: Bloomberg
11/19/2014 7:25:50 PM
CodeNow , a nonprofit focused on teaching underrepresented youth to code, is announcing an exciting partnership with Bloomberg LP today, the first in a series of high-level collaborations that will bring its curriculum to thousands of students nationwide. As part of the partnership, CodeNow’s next NYC coding workshop will be powered by Bloomberg and led by the company’s …
PSE proposes enhancements to trading rules
11/19/2014 11:00:43 AM
The Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE) has posted for public comments its proposed revisions to its trading rules to enhance risk management processes  and in preparation for new order types that may be introduced after the adoption of the new trading platform PSETrade XTS.  This new trading system is developed by NASDAQ OMX, a global exchange technology solutions provider, and …
Delphi to Present at Barclays Global Automotive Conference Thursday
11/19/2014 10:33:30 AM
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will present at the Barclays Global Automotive Conference, November 20, in New York City. Delphi’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Clark, and Chief Financial Officer, Mark Murphy, are scheduled to present at 10:45 a.m. ET. A simultaneous audio/video webcast of the presentation will be available on the Delphi Investor Relations website at …
SEC Whistleblower Office Continues Big Improvements
11/19/2014 9:46:07 AM
Washington, D.C. November 19, 2014.  On Monday the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Office of the Whistleblower released its FY 2014 Annual Report.  The report, required by Congress, documented significant improvements in the SEC’s whistleblower program, leading the National Whistleblower Center to point to the SEC program as a model for other federal agencies to …
90% of Consumers in Asia Pacific Strive to be “Rainy Day” Ready
11/18/2014 9:52:12 AM
TWEET: 90% of #APAC consumers strive 2 be rainy day ready; but some struggle 2 save – Latest #MasterCard money mgmnt surveyhttp://mstr.cd/1wN0BlM Ninety percent of people in the Asia Pacific region are planning to either save the same or more over the coming six months found the latest Consumer Purchasing Priorities – Money Management survey, released today by …
AstraZeneca strategy on track to deliver sustainable growth and value through innovation
11/18/2014 9:14:58 AM
Late-stage pipeline transformed well ahead of plan through increased R&D productivity, accelerated programmes and targeted business development; 14 potential new medicines in Phase III or registration; potential for 14-16 submissions and 8-10 approvals in 2015-2016. Industry-leading immuno-oncology portfolio with 13 combination trials underway and 16 planned; …
BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey Finds Risk Appetite Lifts as Growth Expectations Pick Up
11/18/2014 8:48:33 AM
Global investors have a restored appetite for risk amid greater optimism over the outlook for profits and the economy, according to the BofA Merrill Lynch Fund Manager Survey for November. A net 47 percent of the global panel expects the economy to strengthen in the year ahead, a rise from a net 33 percent in October. Investors have expressed similar positivity over profits …
Mercedes-Benz 2020 Growth Strategy: Mercedes-Benz Boosts International Procurement
11/17/2014 3:26:48 PM
Footprint in China, NAFTA and South Africa deepened New C-Class localized on four continents for the first time Procurement and supplier quality functions integrated Dr. Klaus Zehender, Divisional Board Member Procurement and Supplier Quality Mercedes-Benz Cars: "We need the most innovative and capable suppliers worldwide. Our growth strategy offers them …
Carlyle Cardinal Ireland Invests in General Secure Logistics Services
11/17/2014 3:23:29 PM
Carlyle Cardinal Ireland (CCI), the Irish private equity fund formed by The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) and Cardinal Capital, today announced it has invested in General Secure Logistics Services (GSLS), an Irish Cash Management Solutions provider.  GSLS provides a comprehensive cash logistics service, including cash in transit services, cash processing and the supply of notes …
Ayala Corporation marks successful preferred shares re-issuance at PSE
Ayala Corporation marks successful preferred shares re-issuance at PSE
11/17/2014 11:39:39 AM
Ayala Corporation (AC) marked the successful re-issuance and offer of its Preferred Class "B" Series 2 shares through a bell ringing ceremony at the Philippine Stock Exchange (PSE).  The company raised Php13.5 billion from the share sale. In his welcome remarks read by PSE President and CEO Hans B. Sicat, PSE Chairman Jose T. Pardo said, "The success of this capital …
Givaudan Expands Flavour Capabilities In Middle East
11/17/2014 9:56:10 AM
Givaudan, the world’s leading Flavour and Fragrance company, today officially opened its new, expanded Technical Centre and Regional Offices in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. For the first time customers from across the region will benefit from local access to Givaudan’s world class Savoury and Snacks Flavour creation and application capabilities. These are complemented by the …