Latest Updates

How to knock up to €4,000 off your private health cover bill

Click here to view full-size graphic How to knock up to €4,000 off your private health cover bill Independent.ie Families could knock as much as €4,000 a year off their private health insurance bill by switching to cheaper – yet similar – cover and insuring their children on less expensive …

Read More »

Saudi market regulator loosens asset management rules

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s markets regulator loosened its rules for licensing asset management and other investment firms on Sunday, according to a presentation by senior officials at the Capital Market Authority (CMA). The revisions will reduce requirements for obtaining a “management activity” license, aiming to boost the number of …

Read More »

Top investment groups push for action on climate risks

Large investment groups including BlackRock and Vanguard have stepped up pressure on US energy companies to address the risks associated with climate change, despite the Trump administration’s lack of action to address the threat. An analysis of shareholder votes at this year’s annual meetings showed investors have taken a more …

Read More »

Stagnant farm economy slows growth in Iowa, Nebraska

A stagnant farm economy that has slowed Nebraska and Iowa’s income growth to the lowest levels in the nation is also contributing to state budget problems that could linger through next year, officials said. Key lawmakers from both states said they’re concerned the agricultural downturn will persist, ripping through other …

Read More »

Changing Threat Environment Influences Technology Choices

This post is also available in: עברית (Hebrew) The changing threat environment and concerns about advanced adversaries are prompting the US Air Force to consider jettisoning plans to buy a next-generation Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS). JSTARS aircraft and equipment are a leading provider of battle management, command …

Read More »