by Joyce Moullakis Investment banks are pulling out the stops to woo the best and brightest Australian university students, as they fend off the increasing allure of technology giants.Internships are fiercely competitive in Australia because they are perceived as the best way to start in the investment...
“Taiwan is a water-scarce area, so Taiwan Semiconductor has developed innovative practices,” Ms. Huang said. “They recapture, refilter and reuse their water three times.” Semiconductor plants gulp down huge quantities of water, and, though Taiwan receives plenty of rainfall, it has little ability to store it. Ms. Huang said...
If there is one national goal that Americans can agree on, it is opportunity for all. However, the political parties have been sharply divided over the role of government in creating economic opportunity. Since President Ronald Reagan, Republicans have advocated a simple and beautiful theory of how to grow the...
THE Norwegians are a responsible bunch. While the UK has spent every penny of its revenues from North Sea oil and gas, like a sailor splashing the cash on their first night back in port, our cousins across the sea have been saving their pennies. Unlike the scaremongers chucking out doom...
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir, in a news briefing on Monday, made it clear that the money given to Pakistan was ‘not charity but investment’. While addressing a joint presser with his counterpart Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, he reiterated Saudi Arabia’s resolve to strengthen ties on every...
Heading into the final day of the NBA’s trade deadline, things were pretty dull on the trade market with the Detroit Pistons trading for former L.A. Clippers star Blake Griffin being the biggest move up until that point. But around lunchtime, the Cleveland Cavaliers, staying strong with the season’s...
A second investment fund has been set up in Ireland by the City firm co-founded by Jacob Rees-Mogg, after it warned earlier this year about the financial dangers of the sort of hard Brexit favoured by the Conservative MP.The fund, which is backed by $50m (£38m) in seed money...
With just a week until Election Day, billionaire Democrat George Soros is leaving the door open to making another major investment in the midterm campaign. div > div.group > p:first-child">Top Soros advisor Michael Vachon didn't rule out another round of contributions when discussing whether Soros will continue to spend...
Promoting homeownership as an investment strategy is a risky proposition. No financial advisor would recommend going into debt in order to put such a massive part of your savings in any other single financial instrument—and one that, as we learned just a few years ago, carries a great deal...
FILE --  (Liderina) In September 2016, when then-Republican presidential primary candidate Donald J. Trump called for a national paid family leave plan, pundits called it “a striking departure from GOP orthodoxy.” Indeed it was.But over the past 21 months, we have witnessed conservatives building a majority in support...