Chances are if you don’t recognise the name Eddie McGuire you will definitely recognise his face.
One of the best ways to make money and reduce risk in today’s choppy market is through a classic hedge fund: one that bets on some stocks to go up and others to go down. Since January 2000, when the Dow peaked, hedge funds have risen 13% on average, while the typical stock has fallen 20%, reports Hennessee Group, a hedge-fund tracker
Heavy rains triggered by El Nino weather patterns could potentially prove devastating for east African nations that have been water-starved for months, the United Nations has warned.
Soon after I first came to visit China in the autumn of 1971, I saw a contingent of militia soldiers doing marching drills in Tiananmen Square. I was told they were rehearsing for the annual National Day parade on October 1, which people eagerly awaited.
A new breed of life-saving robot is being developed that take their shape and movement from snakes, and, it is hoped, will prove invaluable not only in search and rescue operations but also be a great asset to human surgery. (Full story) (CNN) — Conventions are relics.
So here’s a bit of counterconventional wisdom: The only person who has consistently been right about the disastrous AOLTime Warner merger was its architect, Steve Case. I pause here to duck the shoes being hurled by my co-workers … But it’s true.