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November 6, 2014 Investing in equality, the potential of boardroom diversity

Source: Reuters

Thomson Reuters recently hosted a panel presented by the Women’s Bond Club called “Trading on Diversity: New Investment Vehicles Target Women’s Leadership for Progress and Profit.” The panel, of which I was a member, met to...

November 6, 2014 Tesla Projecting Several Years of 50% Growth Sparks Share Surge

Source: Bloomberg BusinessWeeek

Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA:US) projected a surge in orders for its Model S and said it’s accelerating production of the plug-in electric car, sparking a gain in the shares.

November 5, 2014 Are ethics and profits mutually exclusive?

Source: Accountancy Age

IN THE WAKE of scandals such as Libor, Wonga and now Tesco, it seems like some senior executives could perhaps be of the view that ethics and profits are not compatible. Early reports of Tesco's expensive £263m mistake are that...

November 5, 2014 Alibaba Misses Profit View Despite 54% Sales Increase

Source: Fox Business

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) shares rose to a record high on Tuesday after the Chinese e-commerce company reported strong second-quarter results and said it would invest for the long term to expand its customer base.

November 5, 2014 6 years later, ING to pay back Dutch state

Source: Washington Post

AMSTERDAM — Six years after the onset of the financial crisis, ING Group NV says it is ready to repay the Dutch state the last of a 10 billion-euro ($13 billion) bailout.

November 4, 2014 Ohio utilities feel burned by solar-energy users

Source: Columbus Dispatch

Utilities, such as Columbus-based American Electric Power, say their current rate structure doesn’t allow them to cover costs related to renewable-energy owners. The result, the companies say, is that the costs get passed on to...

November 4, 2014 JPMorgan: Feds pursuing "criminal" ForEx probe

Source: USA Today

JPMorgan Chase (JPM) disclosed Monday that the New York-based global bank is in talks with the Department of Justice over a criminal investigation of its foreign exchange business.

November 4, 2014 US Department Of Justice Sues Southwest Airlines For Incorrect Fuselage Repairs, Seeks $12M Penalty

Source: International Business Times

The U.S. government has sued Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. after a settlement could not be reached over the airline's move of hiring a contractor to make extensive repairs on some of its planes that failed to meet federal...

November 4, 2014 GCHQ's Robert Hannigan says tech firms 'in denial' on extremism

Source: BBC News

Robert Hannigan said some internet firms were "in denial" about how their services were being misused by groups such as Islamic State. He called for greater co-operation with security services from the companies. None of the...

November 3, 2014 Argentina suspends Procter & Gamble operations

Source: Miami Herald

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Argentine authorities have accused household products giant Procter & Gamble of tax fraud and suspended its operations in the country. The AFIP tax agency released a statement Sunday accusing the...

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