High frequency trading has been taking Wall Street by storm, and colloquial evidence suggests that a majority of high-frequency managers delivered positive returns through the most recent financial crises.
Let me be clear. I have a syndrome that, every April 15th, causes the muscles of my right hand to cramp. I would like to pay lower taxes, but I do not want to see people out of work, or denied healthcare.
Recently, I reviewed the investment options available in a mid-size 401(k) plan. There was one index fund in the mix, which the plan administrator proudly pointed out to me. It was the Dreyfus S&P 500 Index Fund.
The same opportunities that are driving China to price carbon are there for the United States. There's broad consensus that a carbon price will spur the creation of new jobs in clean energy industries and supporting sectors.
Warren Buffett is investing $32 billion in Burlington Northern Santa Fe, the nation's 2nd largest railroad. At first blush, this is radically counter-intuitive. A railroad? Isn't that hopelessly brick-and-mortar?
I don't have to convince the Bangladeshis of the potential of their country. They are keen to change the world's negative perception of Bangladesh; a high-profile, luxury eco resort could do just that.
Pro Food stands apart in its efforts to revitalize the entrepreneurial side of the American food system, with the express purpose of reestablishing the link between food and source, bringing together eaters and farmers in new, innovative ways.