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EU launches a new plan to deal with economic migration

A new initiative has launched in Europe with the aim of dealing with the root causes of economic migration.


From 'smart beta' to 'factor-based,' parsing the active funds name game

While names of these popular funds abound, they all aim to beat the market (beta), either with better performance or better management of risk.


Wall Street titan takes aim at law that tripped him up

Hank Greenberg may have lost his battle with the NY attorney general over securities fraud but his move to fight the securities law that was used against him is gaining traction, the New York Times reports.

Source: The New York Times

Discussing the specific aim of the US strike on Syria

The U.S.-led strike on Syria in response to a suspected chemical weapons attack by Bashar al-Assad's forces was specific and not part of a wider campaign, says Dakota Wood of the Heritage Foundation.


Trump tweets Russia: 'Get ready' for missiles fired at Syria

Donald Trump took aim at Russia's government in a rare rebuke, criticizing President Vladimir Putin for Moscow's support of Syrian president Bashar Assad.


Elon Musk's next Hyperloop test — will aim for half the speed of sound, could easily turn pod into 'shredded metal'

“This is kinda nutty for such a short distance,” says the billionaire tech titan.


Glencore shares down thanks to Russia sanctions as US squeezes Western investment

The U.S. Treasury's measures aim to make it as hard as possible for certain oligarchs with extensive involvement in international markets to do business abroad.


SEC takes aim at controversial crypto-company Longfin, freezes $27 million in proceeds from insider stock sales

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it will obtain an emergency freeze of $27 million in trading sales from cryptocurrency company Longfin.


China tariffs take aim at US chemicals, plastics

CNBC's Seema Mody reports on chemical companies impacted by China's retaliatory tariffs on US imports.


China's list of tariffs takes aim at US chemicals and plastics sectors

About 40 percent of the American products China is threatening to tax are plastics, petrochemicals, petroleum products and specialty chemicals