Posts Tagged ‘investments’

Biden to call on Congress to pass budget with $258B in housing investments

President Biden to call on Congress to pass his budget that includes $258 billion in housing investments while he is in Nevada on Tuesday. The president is set to give remarks in Las Vegas, where he will outline that his plan includes mortgage relief credit, which would provide middle-class first-time homebuyers with a tax credit… […]

‘Belt And Road’ Western Hemisphere Investments Has China Firmly Rooted In America’s Backyard

Authored by John Haughey via The Epoch Times, The United States has been so focused on global security concerns that it has overlooked investing in its own backyard’s economic and military needs for decades. But China hasn’t. With its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI, also known as “One Belt, One Road”), China has become South […]

ESG Investments Face Financial Hurdles

ESG Investments Face Financial Hurdles Authored by Felicity Bradstock via, Investments in ESG, popularized in 2020 and 2021, are seeing disappointing returns, causing concern among financial experts. Recent trends show withdrawals from sustainable funds, with companies like Blackrock and State Street Corp. retreating from certain ESG ventures. Despite the challenges, some firms are re-strategizing, […]

Minister: Qatar launches initiatives to attract foreign investments

Qatar's Minister of Commerce and Industry, Mohammed Bin Hamad Bin Qassim Al Thani, said his country has launched several initiatives to attract foreign direct investment and international talents in various fields, including technology, infrastructure, health, trade and investment, in line with the country's goals aimed at creating an environment conducive to the digital ecosystem. This […]

The Graveyard Of Empires: The Top Investments As The World Order Collapses

Authored by Nick Giambruno via, “You have the watches, but we have the time.” The Taliban often referred to this old Afghan saying when discussing their fight against the Americans. Ultimately, they were proven correct. After almost two decades of conflict, an insurgent army from one of the world’s poorest nations inflicted a decisive […]

Florida, DeSantis yank billions in investments from ‘woke’ BlackRock over ESG investing

Florida is yanking $2 billion worth of state assets managed by BlackRock, escalating the GOP standoff with the world’s largest money manager over its ESG investment policies Source

NYC to use pension fund investments to push Mastercard and American Express to flag gun sales

Elected officials in New York City and three of the city’s pension funds are pushing credit card providers American Express and Mastercard to start tracking spending on firearms, in an effort to catch suspicious sales.

Egypt, Qatar continue talks to increase, expand investments

Consultations are ongoing between Egypt and Qatar to increase the volume of investments and expand them in new areas, especially in the energy field, the north African state's minister for trade and industry has said. Niveen Gamea told Qatar News Agency (QNA) that during her visit to Doha she presented investment opportunities in the field of manufacturing, […]

Volkswagen CEO Keeps His Job, Company Ramps up EV Investments

Germany’s Volkswagen Group on Thursday revealed a series of measures that include CEO Herbert Diess keeping his job, overhauling the board, naming a new China leader, and the company raising its five-year spending plan for electric mobility to take on Tesla Inc. The Big Changes The 63-year old Diess will continue as Volkswagen Group CEO […]

Taliban seeking vital Chinese investments to rebuild Afghan economy: Video Report

September 13, 2021 [embedded content] Original link: Description: News report on the Taliban movement’s efforts to secure vital Chinese investments to rebuild Afghanistan’s economy and infrastructure. Source: Al Jazeera (YouTube) (Please help MEO keep producing independent translations for you by contributing a sustainable monthly amount Transcript:  Reporter: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi’s reception of leaders of […]

Israeli cyber companies set new record with $1.5 b. in investments in 90 days

Browse > Home / News / Israeli cyber companies set new record with $1.5 b. in investments in 90 days April 5, 2021 by TPS Read on for article Israeli cyber companies broke an all-time record and concluded the first quarter of 2021 during which start-ups in the industry raising a total of $1.5 billion […]

WashPo: Biden Advisors Fear Infrastructure Investments May Help White Working-Class Men

By Chris Menahan The Washington Post is reporting that “people close to the White House” expressed concerns that investing in “major physical infrastructure investments” may help the “White working-class male worker.” Rather than focus on building bridges, roads and physical infrastructure, Biden’s advisors instead told him to focus on “major caregiving investments,” such as child […]

First investments by VC funds in Israeli tech soar to 7-year high in 2020

The number of first investments by VC funds in Israeli technology firms soared to a seven-year high in 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic pushed businesses and households online and gave the technology sector a boost. The number of first investments — when a VC fund adds a company for the first time to its investment […]

Why Did Israeli Firms Win Record Investments in a Coronavirus Year?

A stock market ticker screen in the lobby of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, in the center of Tel Aviv, March 15, 2020. Photo: Flash90. – The year 2020 began under the shadow of a coming pandemic that would soon wreak havoc on worldwide health and finances. Yet despite rising unemployment and a decline […]

U.S. considering $3 billion in Morocco investments after Israel deal, report says

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South Front [embedded content] In early November, the Azerbaijani-Turkish advance in the directions of the Lachin corridor and the town of Shusha in the Nagorno-Karabakh region slowed down. The main factors are the fierce resistance of Armenian forces, the complicated terrain, deteriorating weather conditions and overextended communications that run through recently captured territories, where Armenian […]

Investments Should Be ‘Determined By The Community’

Above photo: Protesters gather to hear from Nicole Blake Chafetz, the aunt of Jacob Blake, during a Black Lives Matter rally on August 30, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. David Ryder/Getty Image. Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan is pledging $100 million from the city’s general fund to invest in communities of color. But where is that money […]

Syria’s Assad says he wants to expand Russian investments to help offset U.S. sanctions

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Climate Activists Are Closer Than Ever To Ending All Fossil Fuel Investments

Above photo: A group of NY2CL activists met in Albany to chalk pro-divestment messaging outside of the Capitol building when the legislative session began in May. NYYCL. Big Win Against Coal. When New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli announced last month that the state would divest its over $200 billion Common Retirement Fund from more […]

Disgraced CDC Director’s Tobacco Investments Overlap With Vaccine Investments

Next Story By the World Mercury Project Team WMP NOTE: After the recent media uproar about the CDC Director Brenda Fitzgerald’s resignation, which focused on the inappropriateness of her ownership in tobacco stock, the WMP team decided to investigate further. What we uncovered is new technology that utilizes tobacco leaves to produce vaccines in a […]

Iran welcomes Russian companies’ investments in its energy and transport sectors

TASS– Iran invites Russian companies to invest in construction of the Bushehr nuclear power plant, the Bender-Abbas thermal power plant, and the Bafka-Kerman railroad, Speaker of the Majlis (Parliament of the Islamic Republic of Iran) Ali Larijani said in Moscow on Monday. Speaking at a meeting with Vyacheslav Volodin, Speaker of the State Duma (lower […]

Michigan students pass call to probe Israel investments

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 17 November 2017 University of Michigan students react to a fellow student speaking in support of a resolution to investigate university investments, 14 November. (Twitter) The student government at the University of Michigan passed a resolution recommending the university’s governing body investigate its investments in Boeing, Hewlett Packard and United […]

Norway Reviews Ethics Of Energy Investments

Above Photo: From Google is blocking our site. Please use the social media sharing buttons (upper left) to share this on your social media and help us break through. The Council on Ethics for Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is assessing whether Energy Transfer Partners (ETP) violated the fund’s guidelines for responsible investment, reported Reuters today. Similar reviews […]

Mennonites latest US church to dump Israel-linked investments

Nora Barrows-Friedman Activism and BDS Beat 7 July 2017 Members of the Mennonite Church USA voted overwhelmingly in support of a resolution condemning Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. (Mennonite Palestine-Israel Network) Members of the Mennonite Church USA voted overwhelmingly to condemn Israel’s military occupation and to support divestment from companies that profit from violations of […]

Iran MP: Tehran-Washington cooperation on Syria impossible

TEHRAN (ISNA)- An Iranian lawmaker reiterated that the country’s cooperation with the US on Syria is not possible. “Our stance on Syria with America’s are completely opposing; therefore, we cannot be in a same position with the US,” said Spokesman of Iranian Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Hossein Naqavi-Hosseini. He said that the […]

Lavrov: Russia demands Turkey withdraw troops from Iraq

Russian demands that Turkey withdraw its troops from Iraq, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Tuesday adding that Turkish actions are completely unacceptable. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – In December, Turkey deployed about 150 troops and 25 tanks to a base in the Iraqi Nineveh province, without Baghdad’s approval. Turkey said its troops had entered Iraq to protect Turkish instructors deployed at the […]

Rumor: After Dieselgate Disaster, VW Planning Big Move to Electric Vehicles

Rumor: After Dieselgate Disaster, VW Planning Big Move to Electric Vehicles May 30th, 2016 Via: Quartz: VW is in trouble. Its multi-year deception to hoodwink US environmental laws is costing it billions of dollars, in addition to inestimable public good will. Worse, the scandal […]

Has Monsanto Poisoned Most People In The United States

Print Friendly Above Photo: 93% of People in the United States Have Glyphosate in their System Glyphosate, the most used herbicide in the World, has been found in the urine of 93% of the American public during a unique testing project that started in 2015. Glyphosate, labeled a ‘Probable human carcinogen’ by the World Health Organization’s cancer […]

US missile site opens in Romania; Russia cries foul

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg tried on Thursday to reassure Russia as he spoke at a ceremony attended by US, NATO and Romanian officials at the Soviet-built base, located 180 kilometers (110 miles) southwest of Bucharest. The NATO missile defense site “in no way undermines or weakens Russia’s strategic nuclear deterrent. This site in Romania, […]

El Al captain indoctrinates the passengers, but only in Hebrew

The El Al captain addresses the passengers in Hebrew on a flight from Tel Aviv to Berlin. He explains the memorial plates for Jews who perished in the holocaust (made of brass, scattered along sidewalks) and rejoices over the existence of Israel, thanks to which we will not turn into memorial plates again. But he […]

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