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mashable.com — Ah, the benefit of hindsight. Those who rushed to buy Facebook stock at its initial public offering price of $38 per share on May 18, 2012, are likely a little disappointed with their investment one year later.
latimes.com — SAN DIEGO - In the ocean off Coronado, a Navy team has discovered a relic worthy of display in a military museum: a torpedo of the kind deployed in the late 19th century, considered a technological marvel in its day.
naturalinvesting.com — The most recent annual report by the U.S. SIF Foundation reports that over 11% of assets under management in the US have been subject to social, environmental, and governance criteria, in addition to traditional financial performance considerations. Nearly $4 trillion of assets is now managed with SRI and/or ESG criteria.
bbc.co.uk — The head of Saudi Arabia's religious police has warned citizens against using Twitter, which is rising in popularity among Saudis. Sheikh Abdul Latif Abdul Aziz al-Sheikh said anyone using social media sites - and especially Twitter - "has lost this world and his afterlife".
bankrate.com — When you book a vacation, you hope the worst will never happen. But travel insurance and assistance companies will tell you the worst happens almost every day. "In about 90 percent of our cases, something went wrong that (the traveler) wouldn't have imagined," says Mike Kelly, CEO of On Call International, a traveler assistance service.
marketwatch.com — SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) - Facebook Inc. isn't the only social media company marking the anniversary of its public trading debut this week. LinkedIn Corp. will celebrate the second anniversary of its initial public offering on Sunday, May 19, a day after Facebook marks its first birthday as a public company.
businessinsider.com — The Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exams are this Saturday. They are commonly known as the most difficult exams taken by Wall Street professionals. Fewer than 20 percent of candidates pass all three tests in the first attempt at each.
bloomberg.com — Are you surrounded by the pocket-protector set? Bloomberg Rankings recently compiled a list of U.S. states with the highest concentrations of professionals in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). And for you smart alecks, yes, the countdown begins with No. 51. The District of...
bloomberg.com — I pull a white Aston Martin Vantage S roadster out of a Manhattan garage and the rumble of the V-8 reverberates, vibrant and animalistic, down the crowded street.I get less than a block before a woman leans out of her SUV and asks, "Is it a six speed?"
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