Global News Search

Holidays in Asia, Sri Lanka

Guesthouse Sri Lanka, wonder of Asia

nicest beaches, crystal clear waters

Tangalle / Southcoast

Villa Araliya

now special offers

Who's online

We have 238 guests online

Search

 

Psiram

A+ R A-
Here's an exceptionally well written, on-target email from Claudette, an occupational therapist from Michigan, in response to my post Physical Therapist in NY Chimes in on Health Care Costs. Claudette wants to "Put the Patient in the Driver's Seat". Claudette writes ... Hello Mish I do not disagree with the PT who wrote to you about consolidation of hospital systems resulting in increases in cost of care, but there are other pertinent problems to consider. For example, in the current

Read more: Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is still the leader in the tablet market but that could change sometime in the near future. Research firm IDC just released new data which could indicate changes ahead. According to the study, the overall market for the iPad grew about seven percent and tablet shipments rose...The post Apple Inc. (AAPL) iPad Loses Market Share Thanks To Competition appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

One of the common aspects of most of the stories about dumb criminals we cover here is how they use some aspect of technology to do something tangentially stupid. Recall, for instance, the stupid fraternity that somehow thought they'd get away with going Heisenberg on their Facebook page, or when a young woman robbed a bank and then bragged about it on YouTube. But what if you had on your hands a criminal so dumb that they weren't sure exactly what would happen once they had attempted their

Read more: Techdirt.

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Enrollment in health insurance plans on the troubled Obamacare website was very small in the first couple of days of operation, with just 248 Americans signing up, according to documents released on Thursday by a U.S. House of Representatives committee.

Read more: Reuters: Top News

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fannie Mae sued nine of the world's largest banks on Thursday, accusing them of colluding to manipulate interest rates and seeking more than $800 million of damages.

Read more: Reuters: Top News

(Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Thursday reinstated restrictions on abortion providers in Texas, siding with Republican Attorney General Greg Abbott who had asked for an emergency ruling while a lower court ruling was being appealed.

Read more: Reuters: Top News

DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Fund Opens to Investors (via PR Newswire) Equity Strategy Based on Long-Term Stock Valuation Principles Developed by Dr. Robert Shiller Fixed Income Strategy Actively Managed by DoubleLine Capital DoubleLine CEO Jeffrey Gundlach and Jeffrey Sherman Serve as Portfolio Managers LOS ANGELES, Oct…  ...The post DoubleLine Shiller Enhanced CAPE Fund Opens to Investors appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

Sony slashes annual profit forecast by 40% (via AFP) Japan’s top electronics firms on Thursday reported mixed earnings, with Sony slashing its full-year profit outlook while hard-hit Panasonic turned in strong earnings and boosted its annual forecast. The firms have undergone painful restructuring to…  ...The post Sony slashes annual profit forecast by 40% appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

Billionaire education advocates giving thousands in Jersey City school board race (via NJ.com) New Jersey billionaires who seek to revamp the state’s education system are again pouring money into a Jersey City election, with a Far Hills hedge fund manager donating nearly $10,000 to the four school board candidates backed...The post Billionaire education advocates giving thousands in Jersey City school board race appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) released its earnings report for the third quarter of 2013 yesterday afternoon and beat the expectations of Wall Street. Despite the beat, shares in Facebook were down a fraction on today’s market at time of writing. Investors don’t seem to have been impressed with the report, though...The post Facebook Inc (FB) Shares Struggle Despite Upgrade appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

...The post Colleges Struggling to Mint New Advisors appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate Intelligence Committee approved legislation on Thursday that would tighten controls on the government's sweeping electronic eavesdropping programs but allow them to continue.

Read more: Reuters: Top News

‘Global banker to criminals’ pleads guilty in New York (via AFP) A New York man accused of being a “global banker to criminals” pleaded guilty in a Manhattan court Thursday in connection with a $6 billion money laundering scam. US authorities describe the case as the largest ever international money...The post ‘Global banker to criminals’ pleads guilty in New York appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

Spotted on Sea Cliff, this is my favorite Halloween decoration seen this season:  

Read more: The Big Picture

Radiolab had a fascinating episode on famous tumors that aired recently (again). Cancer is usually a pretty grim topic, but there are some incredibly interesting facets of cancer if you can forget about its lethal nature. If you haven't known anyone who has battled cancer, consider yourself lucky. But cancer is a leading cause of death, so it may be unavoidable to encounter this disease at some point in your life. In the meantime, here are just a few tidbits about tumors that you might not have

Read more: Techdirt.

Greenlight Capital Re, Ltd. (NASDAQ:GLRE) had a profitable October, according to new data posted on the company’s website. The David’s reinsurer was up 1.0 percent in the month of September compared to the S&P 500 (.INX) return of 4.0 percent for the month. Despite the strong returns from longs, Einhorn’s shorts detracted...The post Greenlight Returns 1 Percent In October; Boosted By Apple appeared first on ValueWalk.

Read more: ValueWalk

(Reuters) - American International Group Inc reported earnings nearly in line with expectations on Thursday, but the stock fell after hours as analysts still saw room for improvement in the insurer, which almost went under during the financial crisis.

Read more: Reuters: Top News

We've been arguing since the beginning of the Snowden leaks, that the tech industry should be much angrier than it is about all of this, because the fallout and blowback from this is going to impact these companies quite a bit. To date, the big tech companies have been fighting back, but it's mostly focused on the transparency issue, arguing in court that the gag orders barring them from talking about what the government has legally compelled them to do, is a violation of their First Amendment

Read more: Techdirt.

Page 1659 of 6212