We have the news today that Puerto Rico’s power utility has, in effect, declared bankruptcy–that’s generally what happens when people hand out something valuable and expensive to produce, like electricity,
Microfinance has been widely recognized as an important strategy for lifting people out of poverty. Rather than throwing money at people’s problems, so to speak, you give them a loan so they can build
An article about the Tiffany and Lady Gaga pairing came across my desk last week from the Luxury Society blog entitled “Tiffany and Lady Gaga: Marriage Made in Heaven or Arrangement of Convenience?” by
Today I am looking at three British stock stars that sunk during the first half of 2017. Broadcasting beauty While the FTSE 100 bumped 2% higher between January and June, broadcasting colossus ITV did
In his speeches about strengths and weaknesses, thought leader David Rendall frequently tells the story of Brenda, a detail-oriented young lady, who falls in love with Eddie, a free-spirited young man.
As leaders from 10 Southeast Asian countries hold marathon meetings this month, you can bet none will tell China to butt out of a sea where a lot of them fish, ship and scout for oil. They’re peeved, Beijing
WHAT IS VALUE INVESTING? Value investing identifies undervalued stocks. The Motley Fool defines value investing in this way: Value investors understand the market often undervalues stocks based on news
Stephen Hawking says that US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement could lead to irreversible climate change. Prof Hawking said the action could put Earth onto a
Every time a school merges or sees a new influx of students, pundits cite the following truism: the larger the classroom, the less one-on-one time per student. According to the 2017 Infrastructure Report
How an ex-Googler and entrepreneur paid for university by tutoring — then built an app to help others
"It's to do with my own values, combined with my attitudes towards debt alongside dealing with interest," he told Business Insider. "I didn't think it was fair that I had to choose between what I held
One misconception about fashion designers is that they’re all in the business of making beautiful clothes. But beauty, in the sense of design that is graceful and harmonious, that seeks to please the and
According to the report, Trump held a meeting with key advisers on Thursday and was heavily in favor of the tariffs despite their warnings of the economic implications. The pending decision comes after
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By invoking a rarely used law from the cold war era, Trump could limit imports of goods deemed critical to national defence and satisfy his ‘America first’ policy Chinese and European diplomats have warned
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and the European Union are on the cusp of a wide-ranging free trade agreement that could help blunt the forces of protectionism sparked by U.S. President Donald Trump’s trade policies.