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China posts scant rise in outbound investment in 2018 amid outflow curbs
Reuters

China's overseas investment rose only marginally in 2018 as the yuan weakened and regulators cracked down on deals that were suspected to be skirting controls on moving money out of the country. more…

The Creator of the Kombucha Category Says the Term 'Serial Entrepreneur' Makes Him Sick to His Stomach
Entrepreneur.com

GT Dave, who first bottled the fermented tea in 1995, has a message for business owners who are obsessed with profits. more…

John Bogle, Vanguard Group Inc. Founder, Dies at 89
Time

John Bogle, founder of Vanguard Group Inc., leader in financial planning prowess and popularized low-cost index mutual fund, died at age 89. more…

Welcome to Jamaica, Home of World's Best-Performing Stock Market...
Bloombergquint.com

Welcome to Jamaica, Home of World's Best-Performing Stock Market... (Third column, 17th story, link ) Advertise here more…

Jack Bogle on Index Funds, Vanguard, and Investing Advice
Fool.com

"If a statue is ever erected to honor the person who has done the most for American investors, the hands down choice should be Jack Bogle." - Warren Buffett more…

Share buybacks by big companies carry new rider
The Times of India

L&T’s consolidated net debt has spiked because of the non-banking finance company. more…

China To US Direct Investment Drops 84% To Lowest Level In 7 Years Due To New Restrictions
Forbes.com

Increased US restrictions on foreign transactions in critical technologies and a Beijing crackdown on debt-heavy Chinese conglomerates buying up US assets has led to a 84% drop in China-to-US transactions in 2018. Alibaba is fishing more in Israel and Southea… more…

China's Grand Strategy
Forbes.com

China’s unprecedented economic expansion now exerts a gravitational pull on the world economy, gathering emerging markets in its orbit. Bolstered by its commercial heft, China’s global ambitions are increasingly built on ports, highways and pipelines in the e… more…

The future of business? Purpose, not just profit - World Economic Forum
Weforum.org

The future of business? Purpose, not just profit World Economic Forum Today's younger consumers want companies to make a positive difference in the world - and as many forward-thinking businesses have already realized,... more…

India’s ecommerce crackdown upends big foreign players
Financial Times

Walmart and Amazon braced for impact of new rules designed to aid smaller retailers more…

Italy ETF Not Plausible Despite Yearly Lows
Seekingalpha.com

The possibility of economic contraction in Italy could further depress EWI. The ETF trading is near 52-week lows. The power division in Italian politics could o more…

Weitz Value Fund Q4 2018 Quarterly Commentary - Value Matters
Seekingalpha.com

The Value Fund is a no-load stock fund designed for long-term investors. The fund is large-cap focused and looks to provide you good absolute returns over long more…

FLC Group wants to build 100,000-seat stadium in Vietnamese capital
Vnexpress.net

FLC has submitted to Hanoi authorities a proposal to build a billion-dollar sports, tourism and amusement complex in a suburb of the capital. more…

Chinese corporate bond defaults hit record high, Fitch says
Financial Times

Companies default on 117 bonds with principal of $16.3bn more…

China’s Tencent and Alibaba ease off on dealmaking
Financial Times

Weaker macro environment could increase internet giants’ reliance on investment income more…

The Outer Line: McLaren races to the rescue?
Velonews.com

McLaren's arrival in cycling might not be the surprise influx of new cash some are expecting. Read the full article at The Outer Line: McLaren races to the rescue? on VeloNews.com. more…

India’s Biggest Conglomerates Explore Blockchain for B2B Payments
Yahoo.com

Despite a plethora of sometimes unclear regulations and restrictions, large businesses and banks in India are still embracing cryptocurrency — or at least some of the technology that underpins it — as a more reliable way to reconcile accounts, make payments, … more…

General Electric's GE Capital Unit to Divest TPS Platform
Yahoo.com

General Electric's (GE) business unit agrees to divest its leading supply chain finance platform - Trade Payable Services - to MUFG Union Bank. more…

UCLA Professor says Crypto Will Go From Bad to Worse in 2019, Will it?
Yahoo.com

Scott Galloway, a professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), believes crypto will have a worse year in 2019. As a part of his general trends prediction for this year, he said that virtual reality (VR) and crypto will continue to struggle i… more…

Rising Blockchain Developer Salaries May Not Mean Increasing Crypto Activity
Yahoo.com

Despite the 80 percent correction in the crypto market, blockchain developers are making $130,000 to $180,000 a year. But, the rising salaries of blockchain developers do not necessarily translate to an increase in developer activity in the crypto sector. Too… more…