Chinese e-commerce titan Alibaba Group Holding has come under fire for failing to eradicate sales fakery. Reports of Taobao merchants asking professional fraudsters to place fake orders once sent company shares to their lowest level since debuting. The practice of paying people to be customers, called brushing, is not just […]
Israel and Republicans in the U.S. Congress now share common cause with North Korea on one critical topic: they hate the nuclear deal that negotiators from the U.S. and five other countries have struck with Iran. While Israeli leaders and commentators denounce the agreement and Republicans vow to fight it in […]
BEIJING (Reuters) – China has said it helped 10 countries evacuate 225 of their citizens from Yemen, where Iran-allied rebels have seized the two main cities, the first Beijing has assisted in the evacuation of foreign nationals during an international crisis.
VideoFollowing the huge success of Dragon Ball Xenoverse, Bandai Namco aren’t missing a step in keep up the momentum. As the upcoming Arc System Works developed Extreme Butoden game for 3DS is now getting more attention. With the latest trailer finally showing more of how the game will work. For fans […]
Health policy analysts across the globe have declared that pharmaceutical R&D investments are becoming less productive over time. In contrast, investors that fund these R&D investments are posting increasing valuations of the same companies. This conflict can be resolved when productivity is measured in ways that matter to patients and thereby generate the increased earnings supporting larger valuations. New evidence from the University of Chicago suggests that previous measures miss half the story and that R&D productivity has risen, not fallen, over time.
It’s 9 am local time in Istanbul, and at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel the troops are smiling and dressed to serve. But before they talk to a single guest, they make time for their 10-minute “lineup” meeting, a chance to align themselves for the task at hand by discussing one of their […]
Brokerage firm cost basis data is often riddled with errors. A family office oversees the administration of cost basis data to ensure accurate tax reporting. Tracking bond basis is particularly problematic.
Move ends Japanese carmaker’s self-imposed three-year moratorium on building new plants
Co-authored by Alex Verkhivker, who is a contributor at e21, the economics portal of the Manhattan Institute. Previously, he worked as an economic researcher with the Federal Trade Commission in Washington, D.C. and as an Associate Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. The “millennial” generation is gaining increasing attention in […]