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Asset Class And Investment Strategy

Asset classes and investment strategies are two different concepts. An asset class is a category of tangible or intangible assets whose scope may or may not be fully quantifiable. The quantifiable part is the raw material from which an investment strategy is created. US equity is an asset class …

In meetings, female executives struggle to hit the mark

Meetings matter. While many of us dismiss them as a waste of time and energy, a team of career coaches report that meetings are vital for presenting yourself to others and establishing your leadership credentials. In particular, meetings matter to women, because women are less proficient than men …

China Discovers That Pollution Makes It Really Hard to Spy on People

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Gasping for oxygen in the noxious air that so often enshrouds northern China is never pleasant. What …

This Email Led to the New York Post's Infamous Boston 'BAG MEN' Headline

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The two men suing the <i>New York Post</i> for their accusatory Boston Marathon "Bag Men" story are still …

Poverty Is Stamped Into DNA in Childhood — And Stays There

Poverty, it turns out, is etched in­to our DNA.<p>“For each de­crease of one year in par­ent­al home own­er­ship, the par­ti­cipants’ odds of …

Brazil Admits It Has Spied On U.S. Diplomats

When a Brazilian newspaper published a report that the U.S. had spied on Brazilian President Dilma Rouseff, the country complained bitterly. Rouseff even postponed a state visit with President Obama.<p>On Monday, the Brazilian paper <i>Folha de S. Paulo</i> published a report that revealed a government …

Report: US homicide rates are twice OECD average

On the bright side, 85% of adults in the US reported having good health<p>The How's Life? report on wellbeing from the OECD thinktank attempts to count the human cost of the global financial crisis. The wide-ranging report ranks countries on a range of criteria from housing and health to crime and …

India school meal deaths: headteacher and husband charged with murder

A school headteacher and her husband have been charged with murder after 23 children died from eating pesticide-contaminated lunches in July at the school in eastern India, police said on Tuesday.<p>The trial of Meena Devi and her husband was expected to begin soon, said police officer Varun Kumar …

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Snowden Is A Finalist For European Human Rights Award

Edward Snowden, the former NSA contract worker who leaked documents detailing America's secret and broad surveillance activities, is on the short list of nominees for Europe's Sakharov Prize, which recognizes those who fight for human rights.<p>Other finalists include Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani …

1 In 8 Suffers From Chronic Hunger Globally, U.N. Report Says

Worldwide, roughly 1 in 8 people suffered from chronic hunger from 2011 to 2013, according to a new report from three U.N. food agencies.<p>They concluded that 842 million people didn't get enough food to lead healthy lives in that period, a slight drop from the 868 million in the previous report.<p>The …

Government shutdown halts NTSB probe into Santa Monica jet crash

Officials for the<p>National Transportation Safety Boardsaid Tuesday that their investigation into the crash of a private jet Sunday evening in Santa Monica has been suspended due to the federal government shutdown.<p>The agency, however, is recovering the wreckage of the Cessna Citation 525 and moving …

Montana Will Appeal a Controversial 30-Day Sentence For Rape

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Montana judge who sentenced a teacher who raped a 14-year-old girl to just 30 days in jail wants …

India 'dowry deaths' still rising despite modernization

Crime statistics and a Gender Scorecard compiled by women's rights activists have put chilling new perspective on an age-old social ill in India: Bride-burning and other "dowry crimes" take the life of a woman every hour.<p>Despite a rapidly expanding middle class, enviable economic growth and …

Russian lawmaker proposes bill to strip gay parents of custody rights

So-called gay “propaganda” must be banned in the family, says the bill’s sponsor<p>A little more than 24 hours after Vladimir Putin insisted that Russia is not targeting LGBTQ people and stripping them of their basic rights, a Russian lawmaker has introduced yet another bill to target LGBTQ people and …

Billions wasted on fruitless bid to create paperless vet health records

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense spent at least $1.3 billion during the last four years trying unsuccessfully to develop a single electronic health-records system between the two departments — leaving veterans’ disability claims piling up in paper files, a News21 …

Why Tesla Is Beating GM, Nissan and Ford

The last 12 months Tesla Motors stock has been on a tear. From $25 it has more than quadrupled to over $100. And most analysts still recommend owning the stock, even though the company has never made a net profit.<p><b>Tesla is #1 in electric automobiles</b><p>There is no doubt that each of the major car …

Making Virtual Teams Work: Ten Basic Principles

Consider this now familiar view from the field:<p><i>“I’ve run a virtual team for the past 18 months in the development and launch of [a website.] I am located in Toronto, Canada. The website was designed in Zagreb, Croatia. The software was developed in St. John’s, Newfoundland; Zagreb, Croatia; Delhi,</i> …