Your Investments: Three steps to financial independence
If you scale down your lifestyle, you can achieve independence on much more modest sums of money than you ever dreamed was possible.
... Pubdate: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 19:19:12 GMT
Teva proposes $40 billion acquisition of competitor Mylan
Acquisition would create leading company with potential to transform global market for generics.
... Pubdate: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 21:26:22 GMT
Tech talk: Technology of biblical proportions
Nanotechnology at the Israel Museum The Israel Museum in Jerusalem will soon be displaying the Nano Bible that was created at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
... Pubdate: Tue, 21 Apr 2015 19:12:30 GMT
Large gender gaps apparent in pension savings
Because men tend to work longer hours, likely because women pick up slack in household chores and child-rearing, there is an overall 15.5% gender gap.
... Pubdate: Sun, 19 Apr 2015 15:29:00 GMT
Global Agenda: Rule Britannia
In three weeks’ time, the United Kingdom will hold the most extraordinary general election in the country’s long history.
... Pubdate: Thu, 16 Apr 2015 19:04:28 GMT
Your Taxes: OECD helping governments collect more taxes
Israel joined the OECD in 2010.
... Pubdate: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 22:00:07 GMT
Tech Talk: From ‘Browzin’ at the mall to driverless taxis in New York
The latest Israeli apps to check out on your smartphone.
... Pubdate: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 19:32:39 GMT
Bank Hapoalim selected as "Best Bank in Israel" By the prestigious Global Finance magazine
This is the fourth consecutive year that the magazine has awarded the title to Bank Hapoalim.
... Pubdate: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:26:49 GMT
Your investments: Invest in the ‘Start-Up Nation’
Open a newspaper almost anywhere in the world over the last few months and chances are some article about Israel will either be on the front page or page 2.
... Pubdate: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:18:10 GMT
America loses the plot
The stock market mania in China discussed in last week’s column is still in full force.
... Pubdate: Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:12:52 GMT
Israel Chemicals threatens 57 more layoffs should strikes continue
In a letter to the workers’ unions, the company wrote that the ongoing strike had run down their inventories, making it difficult to continue supplying customers with the materials they purchased.
... Pubdate: Sun, 05 Apr 2015 18:37:03 GMT
Global agenda: Chinese mania
While it is true that equity markets around the world have been generally doing well, no other important market has come close to emulating the Chinese rampage.
... Pubdate: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 19:54:15 GMT
Treasury hopes to adopt multi-year budget methods
The Finance Ministry on Tuesday announced that it is seeking to adopt international standards for managing multiyear budgets.
... Pubdate: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:33:32 GMT
Tech talk: Hi-tech specials for Passover
Israeli technology is continuously putting down new roots.
... Pubdate: Tue, 31 Mar 2015 19:22:45 GMT
Histadrut, manufacturers agree to extend planned minimum wage increase
Minimum wage to to increase by NIS 1,000, reach NIS 5,300 per month by December 2017.
... Pubdate: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:01:42 GMT
Study: Israeli women see high earnings as 'un-feminine'
Study finds women afraid to make financial demands, be the primary breadwinners in their house.
... Pubdate: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:55:08 GMT
Israel, China launch joint task force for expanding ties
Two states build on bilateral relations, look to increase cooperation, strengthen economic ties.
... Pubdate: Mon, 30 Mar 2015 14:50:51 GMT
Exporters request gov't help over weak Euro
There are few policy tools left available to the Bank of Israel at a time when so many other countries are conducting aggressively expansionist monetary policy.
... Pubdate: Sun, 29 Mar 2015 16:45:38 GMT
Be a VIP for a day - all you need is an El Al credit card
Holders of the new FlyCard are in for a series of surprise treats, if they can get them.
... Pubdate: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 20:30:45 GMT
Qatar-funded center ranks Tel Aviv as 27th global financial center
Tel Aviv's market was noted to be be both broad and deep, but on a local level.
... Pubdate: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:49:59 GMT
Your investments: Rebalancing your portfolio
Don’t outsmart yourself
... Pubdate: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:28:04 GMT
Report: Disney may produce animated series in Jerusalem
Winning tender could lead to a NIS 5 million investment from the Disney Company to produce animation in Israel for a new brand.
... Pubdate: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:03:15 GMT
Why the US Loan Guarantee threat won't affect Israel's economy
US state department is considering reducing loan guarantees to Israel as a sign of the growing political discord between the two allies.
... Pubdate: Wed, 25 Mar 2015 14:28:07 GMT
US-Israel economic ties strong, but political tension palpable, says Strauss
Over 1,000 Israeli companies operate in the US, employing over 100,000 employees in over 40 states.
... Pubdate: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 18:39:16 GMT
TASE, BlueStar launch ‘Start-Up Nation Index’
First-of-its-kind index to track start-ups listed on both local and international markets.
... Pubdate: Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:25:55 GMT
Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia delegation in Israel seeking ties with Beersheba in cyber security
Delegation from state hopes to emulate Beersheba and strengthen bidirectional ties and explore the possibility of joint cooperation.
... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:55:15 GMT
Alibaba makes strategic investment in Israeli venture capital fund
The deal is a boost of confidence to Israel's venture capital scene.
... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:46:17 GMT
Moody's: Netanyahu's decisive win 'credit positive' for Israel's credit
Part of the good news, as far as Moody's is concerned, is fact that a right-wing government would be more stable than the previous one.
... Pubdate: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:40:10 GMT
Facebook Israel to hire 40 new employees
Facebook Israel development center general manager Israel's center is part of one of Facebook's most important projects, called Internet.org.
... Pubdate: Sun, 22 Mar 2015 18:07:45 GMT
Your Investments: A goals-based approach to retirement planning
Retirees still need growth assets in their portfolios.
... Pubdate: Wed, 18 Mar 2015 21:23:41 GMT
Teva doubles down on Mylan, despite rejection
Mylan rejected Teva's $41 billion bid earlier this week.
... Pubdate: Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:39:05 GMT
Housing shortage exacerbated by offices set up in apartments
Some 100,000 residential units around the country are being used as offices instead of living spaces.
... Pubdate: Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:56:24 GMT
Tech Talk: Going geek in the Negev
A round-up of the latest hi-tech news from Israel and around the world.
... Pubdate: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:59:48 GMT
Your Taxes: Filing an annual Israeli tax return
The basics you need to know about filing taxes in Israel.
... Pubdate: Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:45:21 GMT