Posts Tagged ‘World Economic Forum’

Pentagon to increase number of US troops in Iraq; Carter discusses ‘accelerating’ ISIS campaign

(Media Release) The US plans to increase the number of troops in Iraq as it seeks to “accelerate” its campaign to “crush” Islamic State in the region, the Pentagon chief said. Ash Carter met with his French partner seeking ways to bring Arab states “in the game,” too. Aside from his bilateral meeting with his […]

Slump in Oil Prices Brings Pressure, and Investment Opportunity

(Media Release) American history is littered with oil busts that created big winners and losers.  Now, as the cracks appear in the latest energy boom, the forces of failure and opportunity are stirring again. Resolute Energy, a Colorado company that borrowed big in the boom, is among those in an endgame that is being played […]

Richest 1% to own more than rest of world, Oxfam says

(Media Release) The wealthiest 1% will soon own more than the rest of the world’s population, according to a study by anti-poverty charity Oxfam. The charity’s research shows that the share of the world’s wealth owned by the richest 1% increased from 44% in 2009 to 48% last year. On current trends, Oxfam says it […]

Goodluck Jonathan: Nigerian girls’ abduction a turning point

(Media Release)  The abduction of more than 200 Nigerian girls by Boko Haram could be a turning point in the battle against Islamist militants, Nigeria’s leader has said. “I believe that the kidnap of these girls will be the beginning of the end of terror in Nigeria,” President Goodluck Jonathan said. In his speech, he […]

Mobile Payments Pioneer Carol Realini Joins Prepay Nation Board to Assist In Expansion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release Submitted By prepaynation.com Realini will position Prepay Nation for next level of growth. Philadelphia, PA (USA), November 15, 2012 — Prepay Nation, one of the fastest growing providers of international airtime transfers for prepaid mobile operators in emerging nations, has announced that Silicon Valley serial entrepreneur and mobile payments pioneer Carol Realini […]

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