Tag archive for ‘Capital’
Niall McCarthy On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Global Corporation Tax Levels in Perspective

Corporate tax is levied on the income or capital of corporations or analogous entities with rates varying hugely between countries. Many countries impose it at the national level, though similar taxes are also More...

Eli Horn On Monday, February 2nd, 2015

David Einhorn’s Greenlight Capital Reports Drop in Performance

Greenlight Capital, the $11.8 billion investment firm led by billionaire David Einhorn, fell 2.5 percent in its main hedge fund in January, Bloomberg said, quoting data from an e-mail sent to investors. The More...

German Giant Evonik Reps Seeking Cooperation With Technion

A delegation of senior representatives from Evonik Venture Capital arm of Evonik Industries visited Israel technological and scientific university in Haifa, the Technion, as part of the firm’s exposure campaign More...

Facebook Co-Founder Eduardo Saverin Invests in 99.Co

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin has a new business venture. The son of a wealthy Jewish Brazilian family is one of a number of people who have invested $2 million in the startup property search portal 99.co. Venture More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Bill Ackman Gets Behind Someone Else’s Hedge

Bill Ackman is doing something new and is getting behind another hedge besides his own, but it is still a hedge fund that is pretty close to home. Ackman, whose hedge fund was among the best-performing of 2014, More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Ron Baron Predicts Stocks Could Double

  Ron Baron is bullish long-term on the stock market, and thinks it could double in ten years and double again in twenty, according to the Palm Beach Daily News. Although Baron, a Jersey boy who made More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Redistribution or Inclusion?

The issue of rising income inequality loomed large at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. As is well known, the United States’ economy has grown significantly over the past three decades, but the More...

Lily Bethlehem On Friday, January 30th, 2015

John McCain Calls Protesters ‘Lowlife Scum’ For Shaking Handcuffs at Henry Kissinger

CodePink, an activist women’s group concerned with combating global militarism, got some street cred for getting John McCain to call them “lowlife scum” after they shook handcuffs at former More...

Hedy Cohen On Friday, January 30th, 2015

13 Israeli Energy Startups Exhibit in Paris

Schneider Electric: Israel is fruitful soil for innovative and groundbreaking companies, including in energy management.   While Israel Electric Corporation (IEC) (TASE: ELEC.B22) accumulates huge debts More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Russia’s Capital and Investment Outflows Reach Unprecedented Levels

According to data from the Russian Central Bank, the country’s capital outflows totaled $151 billion in 2014, an amount that was not only higher than the $61 billion in 2013 but even higher than the $133.6 More...

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