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asia.nikkei.com February 17, 2019

As Southeast Asia Muzzles Media, Investors Do Business As Usual - Nikkei Asian Review

As well as being able to load content faster than ever before, you'll now find it's much easier to find all the content you need about the Asian business world. BANGKOK -- The arrest last week of a high-profile journalist in the Philippines and a gag order against a Thai television station are the latest reminders that Southeast Asia's press freedoms rest on the whims of governments.
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businessinsider.com 22 minutes ago

Long-term Stock Exchange Ceo Eric Ries Talks Sec Approval

People laughed at Eric Ries, startup guru and author of the Lean Startup, when he first pitched the idea of a long-term stock exchange. Initially Ries wanted someone else to run with his idea, he told Business Insider. But when no one did, he decided to start the Long-Term Stock Exchange, a competitor to Nasdaq and the New York Stock Exchange that requires companies to look beyond quarterly earnings. On May 10, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved the LTSE's application. Now it can finally get to work. Read more on the Business Insider homepage.
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businessinsider.com 22 minutes ago

Madrona Venture Labs Raises $11M For Startup Creation Program

On Wednesday, Seattle-based startup studio Madrona Venture Labs announced it raised $11 million in funding to help build between 8 and 12 startups. Madrona Venture Labs is a startup studio backed by Madrona Venture Group and specializes in artificial intelligence and machine learning technology. Mike Fridgen, Managing Director at Madrona Venture Labs, told Business Insider that Seattle is full of top technical talent from Amazon and Microsoft that he hopes to recruit to the startup studio as founders and mentors.
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valuewalkpremium.com 22 minutes ago

Left Brain Capital Up 59% Ytd - Stat Sheet - Valuewalk Premium

Jacob Wolinsky is the founder of ValueWalk.com, a popular value investing and hedge fund focused investment website. Prior to ValueWalk, Jacob was VP of Business Development at SumZero. Prior to SumZero, Jacob worked as an equity analyst first at a micro-cap focused private equity firm, followed by a stint at a smid cap focused research shop. Jacob lives with his wife and three kids in Passaic NJ. - Email: jacob(at)valuewalk.com FD: I do not purchase any equities to avoid conflict of interest and any insider information.
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allafrica.com 2 hours, 52 minutes ago

Ghanaians In The Diaspora Urged To Invest In Mining Sector

[Ghanaian Times] Nkroful -Ghanaians in the diaspora have been urged to invest in the booming mining industry in the country.
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scmp.com 2 hours, 52 minutes ago

Women In Tech: Ggv Capital's Jenny Lee Reflects On Investing In China's Technology Market | South China Morning Post

Jenny Lee, a managing partner at private equity firm GGV Capital, says being a venture capitalist (VC) in China can veer from analysing companies and deals to being a psychiatrist or even a marriage counsellor when needed.Based in Shanghai, Lee said in an interview that she once had to call up a start-up founder's wife, who thought her husband was neglecting their family, to explain that the man frequently slept at the office because he was working hard to raise a new round of financing to keep...
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bbc.co.uk 2 hours, 52 minutes ago

I Entrusted My Pension To German Builders - Bbc News

A BBC investigation finds a property group which borrowed millions has not paid some people back. : Charity worker Samantha Hields had saved up a pension of PS16,000 and, after being made redundant, was given an offer she could not refuse. A salesman called her out of the blue and told her she could boost her savings by lending the money, securely, to a company redeveloping listed German buildings into luxury flats. "He said it would double my money, and my money would be safe, as long as I was happy to invest it for five years," she says.
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shalemarkets.com 11 hours, 22 minutes ago

Shale Markets, Llc / New Pipeline Transports First Oil From Shell's Appomattox

By Offshore Energy Today.. Systems owned by Proteus Oil Pipeline Company and Endymion Oil Pipeline Company increased volumes of crude oil from the startup of the Shell-operated Appomattox floating production system via the... ... Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Energy Today.
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mondovisione.com 12 hours, 22 minutes ago

Calpers And Colorado Pera File Motion To Protect Shareowner Rights

CalPERS and the Colorado Public Employees' Retirement Association (Colorado PERA), together with more than $400 billion under management, jointly filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit to protect investors' right to pursue federal securities claims against Johnson & Johnson in court. The suit, initiated by a single Johnson & Johnson shareowner and being heard in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey, demands that Johnson & Johnson allow shareowners to vote on whether all future securities claims brought against the company for corporate wrongdoing are handled through arbitration, rather than in court.
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foxbusiness.com 13 hours, 32 minutes ago

Hedge Or Seek Yield: What Advisors Need To Know

This article was originally published on ETFTrends.com. : Investors are still looking for ways to diversify and hedge against market volatility in a prolonged bull run, but traditional diversifiers like fixed-income assets are more at risk in the late business cycle. On the upcoming webcast, Hedge or Seek Yield: What Advisors Need to Know, Kevin McCreadie, Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer [...]
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straitstimes.com 14 hours, 22 minutes ago

Capitaland To Inject Shanghai Office Projects Into Equity Fund, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories - The Straits Times

May 25, 2019 5:00 AMCapitaLand will divest two Shanghai properties - Innov Centre and Pufa Tower - and inject both into its maiden discretionary real estate equity fund, CapitaLand Asia Partners I (CAP I), as seed assets.
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