Leftist Magazine: California Now Israel’s Biggest Source of Support, Both in Politics and Capital Investments

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Meets With California Gov. Jerry Brown In San Francisco

In 2012, U.S. investors held a $19.7 billion stake in Israel’s economy, reports CounterPunch, a radical-leftist magazine founded by the late Alexander Cockburn. In addition, in 2012, Corporations registered in the Cayman Islands, where thousands of American investors keep their offshore funds, owned another $8.6 billion of Israel’s economy. And, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Israel received $1.846 More...

Israeli Startup Mad Mimi Bought by GoDaddy

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Israeli startup Mad Mimi, which helps small businesses connect with customers through simple, and effective email marketing, has been acquired by Go Daddy. The financial details More...

Eddie Lampert Continues to See Searing Results for His Troubled Retailer

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Sears CEO Eddie Lampert doesn’t seem to have much luck in the U.S. or Canada. The iconic retailer has been ailing the past few years in both countries. Sears Canada reported More...

Former Yahoo CEO Terry Semel Praised for Leadership

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Terry Semel might have been a controversial and imperfect CEO of Yahoo, but Eric Jackson of TheStreet.com, who was among the critics who called for Semel’s resignation More...

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Tishman Speyer Acquires Prominent Office Building in West Los Angeles

Tishman Speyer on Thursday announced the acquisition of 10900 Wilshire Boulevard, a prominent office property located in the Westwood submarket in West Los Angeles. The 17-story, More...

Gregg Singer Wants to Turn East Village PS 64 Into College Dorms

New York developer Gregg Singer’s plans to convert an old Manhattan public school building into a college dormitory have gotten a big boost with the approval of New York’s More...

Legal Attempt to Block Stephen Ross’ Willets Point Queens Project Thrown Out of Court

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A lawsuit which was brought to block the Willets Point development in Queens planned by developer Stephen Ross’ Related More...

State Sues El Al for $16.5 Million

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- The Finance Ministry alleges that El Al concealed tens of millions of the state’s money. -   The More...

Cary Katz Cary Katz Tops Sheldon Adelson as Nevada’s Top Political Donor

While Steve Wynn, CEO of Wynn Resorts (WYNN) and Sheldon Adelson, CEO of Las Vegas Sands...

Key Speakers At The Robin Hood Foundation Investors Forum 3 New Positions for David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management

David Tepper’s Appaloosa Management initiated 3 new holdings in 2Q which include:   Mohawk Industries (MHK),...

Iain Moody Soccer Club Director Quits After Calling Jewish Agent Fat and Money Hungry

English soccer club Crystal Palace sporting director Iain Moody was forced to resign Thursday morning, following...

Is LinkedIn in David Einhorn’s Bubble Basket?

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  David Einhorn , manager of Greenlight Capital, known for his short-selling strategies, is rumored to More...

Li Ka-Shing Invests in Israeli Start-Up FeeX

- FeeX, whose service finds hidden fees in investment accounts, raised $6.5 million. -   FeeX, a service that finds and...

US Tax Probe Clips Bank Leumi Q2 Profits 39%

  Bank Leumi (TASE: LUMI) reported its results for the second quarter and first half of 2014 this morning. Net profit...

Scientists Identify Immune System Link to Mental Illness

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Children with high everyday levels of a protein released into the blood in response to infection are at greater More...

Growing Up Poor Affects Adults’ Sense of Control, Impulsiveness When Faced With Economic Uncertainty

- Different perceptions of control affects ability to delay gratification, study shows   Growing up poor can influence people’s sense of...

Study: Sunblock Poses Hazard to Sea Life

The sweet and salty aroma of sunscreen and seawater signals a relaxing trip to the shore. But scientists are now reporting...
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La Liga Ratcheted Up Its Transfer Expenditure in 2014

- In football, the summer transfer window means big business and by 12 August 2014, Europe’s top 5 countries had spent...
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‘Suicide Tourism’ To Switzerland Doubled in 4 Years

Citizens from Germany and the UK make up the bulk of the numbers, with neurological conditions, such paralysis, motor neurone disease,...
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At Least 7 US Colleges Suspend Israel Study Programs Citing State Dept. And Insurance Company Warnings

Some U.S. colleges are pulling students from their overseas study programs in Israel, pointing to the Gaza war as the reason,...