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By Professor Robert Shiller On Friday, January 16th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Robert Shiller: What Good Are Economists?

  Since the global financial crisis and recession of 2007-2009, criticism of the economics profession has intensified. The failure of all but a few professional economists to forecast the episode – the More...

By Reuters On Sunday, December 14th, 2014

Fed considers time to end free money pledge

–   The U.S. Federal Reserve would give the clearest signal next week that its easy money stance is ending if, as some expect, it drops its two-year long pledge to keep interest rates close to zero More...

By Reuters On Friday, November 14th, 2014

Insight: Google Glass future clouded as some early believers lose faith

–   After two years of popping up at high-profile events sporting Google Glass, the gadget that transforms eyeglasses into spy-movie worthy technology, Google co-founder Sergey Brin sauntered bare-faced More...

By Globes On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Freelance services co Fiverr raises $30 million

– Fiverr lists 3 million jobs in over 100 categories in 196 countries. –   Fiverr, the world’s largest marketplace for creative and professional services, has raised $30 million in More...

By S.M. Lightening On Thursday, July 24th, 2014

FAA Lifts Ban on Israel After 80 Flights Were Canceled in First 24 Hours

– At least 8, 000 Israelis have been stranded in Israel and overseas. – – The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban on U.S. flights going in or out of Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport More...

By Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Cantor Fitzgerald CEO Howard Lutnick Pays $22.75 Million for Florida Condo

–   Howard Lutnick has a new getaway beachfront home in Miami Beach. –   – The chairman and chief executive officer of the financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, Howard Lutnick, More...

By Clive Minchom On Saturday, February 15th, 2014
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BrightSource Energy Switches On $2.2 Billion Solar Project In California’s Mojave Desert

– BrightSource Energy is an Oakland, California headquartered company, with its engineering and R&D operations located here in Israel, in Jerusalem. It designs, builds, finances, and More...

By Clive Minchom On Sunday, February 2nd, 2014

Is Robert Goldfarb Backing Valeant Again To Catch Up To Big Pharma With Another Big Takeover ?

– – Big Pharma is in trouble these days as the cost of researching and qualifying new drugs has risen rapidly, and in inverse proportion it seems to their ability to find any. Increasingly, the More...

By Roy Goldenberg On Monday, January 6th, 2014

Nielsen Innovate Recruits First Six Israeli Start-Ups

– The Nielsen Company has launched its incubator in Caesarea in partnership with Israeli Igal Ahouvi. – “This is a special place with a meticulous design. When you see the office, it looks More...

By Albert Hecht On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Henry Kravis’s Asian shopping spree continues, with $552 million share buy of Qingdao Haier

– Kravis’s KKR is spreading their footprint in the Far East,   picking up ten percent of the shares in Chinese domestic appliance manufacturer Qingdao Haier – Henry Kravis / Getty – KKR, More...

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