School results boosted by improved focus in class
Researchers from the University of Adelaide say attempts to improve children's attentiveness in the early years could be rewarded with better literacy and maths abilities by ages 6-7 years.
When shareholders exacerbate their own banks' crisis
Banks are increasingly issuing 'CoCo' bonds to boost the levels of equity they hold. In a crisis situation, bondholders are forced to convert these bonds into a bank's equity. To date, such bonds have been ...
Riverbed Technology accepts $3.6B takeover bid
Private equity firm Thoma Bravo and a Canadian teacher pension will pay about $3.6 billion to take Riverbed Technology private a couple months after the computer networking equipment maker promised a thorough review of its ...
Canada will only curb oil sector emissions when US does: PM
Canada will only impose regulations to cut carbon emissions from its oil and gas sector—its top source of emissions—if and when the United States moves to do the same, the prime minister said Tuesday.
Expert cautious about plant growth regulators for wheat
Plant growth regulators are nothing new for cotton farmers, but they are of recent interest to some wheat producers who are questioning their efficiency and economics, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife ...