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Barclays Pays Female Investment Bankers Half That of Male Peers
Barclays Plc pays its female investment bankers just under half as much as male colleagues on average, highlighting the chronic gender imbalances in the industry and the concentration of men in highly paid roles. The gender pay gap widens to 79 percent ...
Harbin/CITIC Positioned To Make A Fortune With Its GNC Holdings Investment
Last night, per Reuters, GNC has 81% early consents, as of the early deadline of February 16th. 90% is required. I highlight publicly traded, Health and Happiness (ticker:1112), based out of Hong Kong. H&H owns Swisse, Australia's largest VMHS market ...
Shutterstock Announces Investment in ZCool
This investment forges a deeper partnership for us in China and provides the thriving and dedicated creative communities and global businesses across China access to Shutterstock tools and assets." This major strategic commitment builds on the ...
Australian miners ramp up investment in electric-vehicle metals
Rival Rio Tinto is also raising capital investment, having pulled back following the end of the resources boom that swept Australia earlier this decade. Its capital spending is expected to rise to $5.5 billion in 2018 from $4.48 billion in 2017, with ...
Fed's Kashkari is unsure if Trump's $1.5 trillion tax cuts will boost investment
The "best hope" for the impact of the Trump administration's $1.5 trillion tax overhaul on the U.S. economy is that it boosts investment and thus productivity, Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank president Neel Kashkari said on Wednesday. But whether it ...
Investment Boost, Labor Output Key to India's Growth, Says Citi
India needs to accelerate investment growth and improve productivity of its labor to ensure its economy expands at a sustained 8 percent pace, Citigroup said in a report. The $2.3 trillion economy needs to create jobs, reduce income inequality and ...
Investment firm TCW, top executive deny sexual harassment allegations by former fund manager
Los Angeles-based investment firm TCW and one of its top executives have denied allegations of sexual harassment and coercion made in a recent lawsuit filed by a former fund manager. Last month, Sara Tirschwell sued TCW and managing director Jess ...
US arrests operator of shuttered bitcoin investment platform
(Reuters) - The operator of a shuttered bitcoin-denominated exchange was arrested on Wednesday on federal charges that he lied to U.S. securities regulators to avoid taking responsibility for the theft by hackers of virtual currency now worth nearly ...
Inside Billionaire Bill Ackman's $365 Million Nike Investment: 13F
for about $365 million in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to a 13F report released last week. A recent report by Insider Monkey details how Pershing Square has experienced a change of fortunes in the past several years. Pershing Square owned $16 ...