On Friday, JPMorgan Chase was strongly criticized for stating that the
$2 billion loss its trading group suffered was due to a tactic for
handling financial risks that meant well but was executed poorly. Three
years after the near meltdown of the financial sector, the huge blunder
was referenced as evidence that the largest banks in the country are
still not concerned about the potentially disastrous impacts of their
For businesses to understand African investment, they must realize that
African long-term capital investments are not a niche asset class, said
African investor Tony Elumelu. Financial commitments that build economic
prosperity and social wealth should be the focal point of all African
The NBA and NFL lockouts brought to our attention the unmistakable
divide between the players and front offices in sports. That divide is
exemplified in the political sphere as well. Executives and players once
again find themselves on opposite ends of the spectrum when it comes to
donations to this upcoming election's presidential campaigns.
Tonya Lewis Lee is passionate - passionate about women's health, about
infant mortality, about literacy. In fact, she has several projects that
address the various issues she is concerned with. One of them is an online community that addresses women's health.
Byron Lewis, founder and chairman of UniWorld Group (UWG), one of the
oldest Black-owned, advertising agencies in the United States, has
retired. Monique Nelson, senior vice president of brand integration,
will take his place.
When applying to MBA programs, applicants will have likely spent
considerable time putting together application materials, tweaking a
resume and making sure to have good recommendations and references. Something else to consider is Facebook.
The community college is being asked to save America. But like a small-town fire department straining to contain a big-city
blaze, community colleges aren’t equipped to handle the huge job thrust
on them, many experts say. Many millennials — a diverse demographic of 18-to-34-year-olds — are
looking to the schools to give them a fighting chance in a brutal
The right side of the brain controls activities on the left side of the body and the
thought processes involved in creativity and imagination. Some experts believe that tapping into the right side of your brain can
help you in business—making you think out of the box, be more dynamic
in presentation and more creative in problem solving.
The race for president has begun and with it comes the need for funding.
Experts in campaign finance have predicted that President Obama and
Mitt Romney have the potential to break past fundraising efforts.
On the surface, President's Obama's recently signed the JOBS Act, for
Jump-Start Our Business Start-Ups, which will roll back restrictions on
the way start-up companies can raise money from individual investors,
seems like a win-win for small businesses. But some say there is more to it.