Very interesting assembly of data art the WSJ looking at CEOs and Employee pay, and other related data. The Journal analyzes the most recent full year data (2017) for the pay for S&P 500 companies: “Median pay reached $12.1 million for CEOs of the biggest U.S. companies in 2017, a new post-recession high, as profits and…
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My overwhelming newsflow midweek morning train reads: • Iran nuclear deal: Trump’s decision to ditch nuclear deal puts “US diplomacy on a collision course with some of Washington’s closest allies.” (BBC) • 13 Best Warren Buffett Quotes from Berkshire Hathaway Meeting (Fortune) see also Charlie Munger’s 21 Best Quotes at annual meeting (Fortune) • California heads toward requiring solar…
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Turkish currency falls sharply as investors bet central bank will hike rates again
The BBC’s Watchdog discovers a fault that causes some vehicles to shut down while being driven.
The US giant is paying about $16bn for a 77% stake in India’s biggest online retailer.
Source: Principles Dalio: Whatever success I’ve had in life hasn’t been because of anything unique about me—it’s because of principles that I believe anyone can adopt. I created this animated series to share them with you. Videos after the jump Principles for Success: “The Call to Adventure” | Episode 1 “Embrace…
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How to address our great transformation — and the risks if we do not
The country is a beacon of Enlightenment – a world leader in democratic, sustainable, and inclusive economic growth, writes Joseph Stiglitz
With authoritarianism and proto-fascism on the rise in so many corners of the world, it is heartening to see a country where citizens are still deeply committed to democratic principles. And now its people are trying to redefine their politics for the 21st century.
Over the years, Costa Rica, a country of fewer than 5 million people, has gained attention worldwide for its progressive leadership. In 1948, after a short civil war, President José Figueres Ferrer abolished the military. Since then, Costa Rica has made itself a centre for the study of conflict resolution and prevention, hosting the UN-mandated University for Peace.
Related: Globalisation: time to look at the past to plot the future | Joseph Stiglitz