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News Brief On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Noble Group Shares Tumble After Moody’s Cuts Rating to Junk

Noble Group Ltd. slumped in Singapore after the commodity trader had its credit rating cut to junk by Moodys Investors Service on concerns about the company’s liquidity amid the rout in raw materials.  More...

Mick Davis
Mining On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Mick Davis tells investors to stay away from coal, Africa

  Former Xstrata boss Mick Davis, a driving force in the deal making that transformed the mining sector during the commodities boom, suggested investors to stay away from coal and Africa, until at 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...

Vered Weiss On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman Sees Strength in Private Equity, Weakness in Housing

Blackstone‘s latest quarter saw it reap huge rewards from private equity, although real estate has hurt the company. Nonetheless, the fact the alternate investment firms diversified holdings allows More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Goldman Sachs’ Gary Cohn Not Alone in Expecting Continued Oil Freefall

When Gary Cohn of Goldman Sachs predicted oil, which has shed 60% since June 2014, could fall to the $30 level, many were aghast as if to say in unison; we knew the oil situation was bad but not that bad. More...

Eli Horn On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Crude Prices Gain Ground on Dollar’s Weakness

Oil prices inched higher as the dollar lost ground against the euro on Tuesday, a report said. The price of Brent, the global oil benchmark, climbed 3.5 per cent to $49.84 a barrel, while West Texas More...

Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Is Cameron Diaz Hiding Her Pregnant Belly to Get Hollywood Roles?

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden had what the celebrity-watching media called a “shotgun” wedding, although Ted Nugent and other gun activists weren’t there and there wasn’t a gun in sight. More...

Ran Dagoni Washington On Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

IMF Cuts Global Growth Forecast by .3% Despite Lower Oil Prices

  Despite the sharp drop in the price of oil, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut its global economic growth forecast for 2015 from 3.8% to 3.5%, and for 2016 from 4% to 3.7%. The growth estimate More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Saturas Successfully Tests New Water Conservation Tech

Israel’s Saturas, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group’s Trendlines Agtech and the Migal Galilee Research Institute which develops agro-tech that conserves water, recently completed a series More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Sephardic Jews Can Start Applying for Return to Portugal

Both Portugal and Spain recently announced that they would allow Jews who can prove that their ancestors were expelled from those nations at the end of the 15th Century to apply for a right of return of sorts More...

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