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HP Names Heiko Meyer New Enterprise Head in Germany

Tech giant Hewlett-Packard is shaking up management of its enterprise operations in Germany. Last week, the company announced internally that it had …

Low Volatility Investing Strategies Got Crushed In May

Low volatility had a bad month in May, and there has been a slew of commentary on this. See Abnormal Returns here for a bunch of links.<p>Deutsche Bank's 'The Quant View' by Rochester Cahan summarized the month's performance by noting that<p>'Last month we argued that the Low Volatility/High Dividend …

S&P says shrinking U.S. deficit boosts debt outlook

NEW YORK — Standard & Poor's boosted its outlook for U.S. government debt Monday, citing stable government debt levels and predicting the U.S. economy will continue to improve.<p>The credit rating service affirmed the U.S. government's "AA+" long-term and "A-1+" short-term unsolicited sovereign credit …

Apple To Assemble Mac Pro In The U.S.

The U.S. manufacturing industry isn’t a lost cause after all: Apple has made good on its promise to make the new line of Mac Pros in America. There were very few details announced during the keynote at Apple’s WWDC today, but we’re guessing they’ll be assembled in Apple’s new Texas plant.<p>The slope …