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Neocolonialism

"Neocolonial" redirects here. For the architectural style, see Colonial Revival architecture.<p>"Economic imperialism" redirects here. For expansion of …

WhatsApp gives Facebook a lock on the planet’s next billion mobile internet users

The $19-billion valuation that Facebook just conferred on WhatsApp should, in theory, have come as vindication for investors in the app’s competitors, namely Tencent, Naver and Rakuten (which own WeChat, Line and Viber, respectively). Not so, apparently:<p>Those who dumped the stock were right, but …

Market Capitalization

Race against the machine

FEAR of displacement from one's job by a superefficient machine is as old as modern economic growth (which is to say, about two centuries old). It is …

Wal-Mart Returns To Bond Market, But Will Pay A Bit More This Time

After garnering some of the lowest funding costs of 2013 earlier this year, <b>Wal-Mart Stores</b> returned to market today to shop a public benchmark offering of long five-year and 30-year notes, sources said. The issue, which is guided to an AA/Aa2/AA profile, is marketed by BAML, Deutsche Bank, and RBS. …