Posts Tagged ‘home’

Diaspora for development

Somalis living abroad send home more than US$ 1 billion – perhaps even as much as $ 2 billion – every year, and they have kept on doing so, despite bureaucratic obstacles. Now a report commissioned by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) considers how the outside world can help Somalis abroad contribute to the country’s […]

Western Ways Woo Saudi Women

When 26-year-old Sabah arrived at the University of Newcastle in northeast England in the fall of 2009 for her postgraduate studies, she did what many of her Saudi girlfriends had decided. She sent her legal guardian home and lived an independent life. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Kodak wants its name off its namesake theatre

Eastman Kodak, currently in bankruptcy, wants its name off the Hollywood landmark that has been home to the Academy Awards for the last decade. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Supreme Court tax case to determine extent of IRS enforcement authority

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Legal Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – The U.S. Supreme Court plans to issue a ruling in a corporate tax shelter case this spring at a time of uncertainty in the tax laws. Some tax breaks for individuals and corporations are scheduled to expire next month but Congress is […]

A Stock Trading System is Essential to a Profitable Day Trading Business

by npicturesk A Stock Trading System is Essential to a Profitable Day Trading Business Article by Ken Cunningham If someone asks how money can be earned easily, what would you say? One common answer is that it’s through trading stocks. Now, investors think if they would buy more stocks, they would make more profits. However, […]

U.S. home prices in broad-based decline

U.S. home prices fell in 19 of 20 major cities in October, suggesting that the foreclosure crisis is still overhanging the country’s sputtering housing recovery. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Bank of America to settle Countrywide discrimination suit for $335 million

Bank of America (BoA) will settle a dispute with the U.S. Justice Department stemming from home loan discrimination. Authorities say BoA’s Countrywide unit discriminated against 200,000 African-American and Hispanic borrowers who qualified for prime loans but were nonetheless pushed to sign riskier subprime loans. View full post on Banking Stories

U.S. stocks fall Tuesday following housing report

Diane Alter – AHN News Reporter New York, NY, United States (AHN) – U.S. stocks slumped on the open Tuesday following a three-day rally for the Standard and Poor’s 500 Index after a report showed that home prices dropped more than forecast. Just after 10 a.m. the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 136 points, […]

Libyans in streets to mark end of Gaddafi

Nation celebrates as PM announces death after forces loyal to the government seize the deposed leader’s home town View full post on UK Business Stories

Simmering tension over forest give away

Kampala, Uganda (IRIN) – A plan to replace a large swathe of protected rainforest in Uganda with sugarcane could lead to further civil unrest in a year when nine people have been killed during strikes and protests against the rising cost of living. Politicians and activists have warned they will fight the revived plan to […]