Monday, 24 November 2014

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  • Tabitha Karanja on humble beginnings, challenges, success and family

    00:37 | 24/11/14
    Capital FM Kenya
    Later she fought the charge of unethical trade practices that caused her Keroche billboards to be pulled down. But as proprietor of the first Kenyan owned beer factory, Karanja tells me that giving up was never an option or part of her vocabulary. “The ... more»
  • eToro courts Russian, Chinese currency traders, and investors

    00:37 | 24/11/14
    The Times of Israel
    A month after it began offering traders the opportunity to invest in currency futures for the Russian ruble and Chinese yuan, social investing platform eToro is reportedly set to accept investments from Russia's Sberbank and China's Ping An investment ... more»
  • European Parliament Draft to Break Google Inc (Google)

    00:26 | 24/11/14
    StockWise Daily
    In a latest display of its rising concern for dominance of Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) in the world wide web, the European Parliament is likely to attack the search engine giant through a draft resolution aimed at “unbundling search engines from other ... more»
  • FG's Therapy for Oil Shock Attracts Divergent Views from Experts

    00:15 | 24/11/14
    THISDAY Live
    Interestingly, the Federal Government have been under attack by the Nigeria's Governors Forum which demanded the distribution of the funds in the Excess Crude Account although Okonjo-Iweala has continued to stress the need to save for the raining days ... more»
  • IRS disregards own revenue ruling in Barnes decision

    23:52 | 23/11/14
    Lexology (registration)
    A distribution to the extent of earnings and profits would result in a taxable dividend under Internal Revenue Code Sections 301 and 316, while a loan from ASA, a controlled foreign corporation (CFC), would be treated as taxable income under Sections ... more»
  • Cotton Readying For Life In U.S. Senate

    23:52 | 23/11/14
    Times Record
    “We've been in pretty regular contact with all the (Arkansas) delegation, Bruce in particular because he is taking responsibility for the (4th) District. more»
  • Tax policy update - November 18, 2014

    23:52 | 23/11/14
    Lexology (registration)
    With all political energy focused on the Keystone XL pipeline bill at the moment, extenders will be somewhat of an afterthought until after the pumpkin pie and turkey leftovers are picked over. more»
  • Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT: You Need To Know About These Guys

    23:30 | 23/11/14
    Seeking Alpha
    As a comparison, look at Annaly Capital (NYSE:NLY) or American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC) which have lost 23.8% and 24.3%, respectively, over the same time period. more»
  • Worry not, Mr. President: Tenthani's Muckracking after Sanjika feast

    23:26 | 23/11/14
    Nyasa Times
    Of course the original idea behind the event was for the President to interface with the media on issues of concern or interest for both the Executive and the non-existent branch of government that tantalises itself as the Fourth Estate. more»
  • India Eyes 100 GW Solar Power Capacity By 2022

    23:18 | 23/11/14
    CleanTechnica
    India's recently announced target to install 100 GW solar power capacity by 2022 could make it one of the largest solar power markets in the world and put it in direct competition with China, which has also announced a target to achieve an installed ... more»
  • Urban Inuit: Nomads from the Arctic find new home in Canada's capital

    22:56 | 23/11/14
    Al Jazeera America
    While only a sliver of the national population —the Inuit number about 60,000 in a land of 35 million - this group has seen perhaps the largest change to their way of life just over the last few decades. more»
  • Challenge from Chinese fund houses overblown

    22:56 | 23/11/14
    Financial Times
    But the consultancy stands by its assertion that “both US and European equities delivered strong returns and significantly outperformed emerging markets and Asia ex-Japan equities [in 2013]. As a result, some mainland [Chinese groups] that have ... more»
  • How the love of a high school girl sparked a gang war

    22:45 | 23/11/14
    New York Post
    Tyrek, who Steed heard was now running the Hempstead Crips, still hadn't paid for the stabbing. So when Steed got a call from his old friend Michael “Ice” Williams, asking if he'd bring some of that good California coke out to Long Island, he decided ... more»
  • Marion Barry, DC's "Mayor for Life," Dies at Age 78

    22:33 | 23/11/14
    Washingtonian.com (blog)
    He convinced then Labor Secretary Willard Wirtz to fund a jobs program called Pride Inc., to help find employment for African-American laborers. The SNCC chief's dashing mixture of style and substance caught the city's attention. Later, it would propel ... more»
  • Iraq premier orders aid for Islamic State fight

    22:33 | 23/11/14
    Lynchburg News and Advance
    BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has ordered more aerial support and weapons for fighters battling the Islamic State militant group in Anbar province as clashes rage over the provincial capital, Ramadi. .... grandchildren, Erica ... more»
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