News tagged with investments

Apes get emotional over games of chance

Like some humans, chimpanzees and bonobos exhibit emotional responses to outcomes of their decisions by pouting or throwing angry tantrums when a risk-taking strategy fails to pay off, according to research ...

dateMay 29, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Striking a balance on taxes

Now that April 15 has come and gone, most Americans have turned their attention away from taxes. But MIT student Stefanie Stantcheva continues to ponder the trade-offs associated with taxation.

dateMay 22, 2013 in Economics & Business
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Dell board committee seeks info on investor plan

Dell board members say they need more details from investor Carl Icahn if he wants them to seriously consider his latest challenge to Michael Dell's $24.4 billion plan to take the computer maker private.

dateMay 13, 2013 in Business
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NEC swings to annual net profit

Japan's NEC cast off two straight years of losses Friday, reporting it had returned to the black after a painful restructuring including layoffs and a business overhaul.

dateApr 26, 2013 in Business
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Group calls on China to improve Internet security

An American business group appealed to China on Wednesday to improve online security and ease restrictions on Web use by companies, warning that deteriorating access speeds might discourage foreign investment.

dateApr 24, 2013 in Internet
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