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Asia markets up, tracking Wall Street gains

Asian markets rose Monday following records on Wall Street last week on hopes that President Donald Trump’s tax reforms would breathe new life into the US economy. Both the S&P 500 and Nasdaq ended at records, with investors buoyed by expectations of strong earnings ahead of the third-quarter corporate reporting …

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Should NPS managers invest in mutual funds?

The National Pension System (NPS) has dedicated fund managers, called pension fund managers (PFMs), to manage the money you invest in it. But did you know, when you choose to let your NPS money be invested in equity, they are allowed to invest it in mutual funds? For you, as …

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Brisbane real estate housing market slowdown home values CoreLogic

BRISBANE home values edged slightly higher in September amid further signs the nation’s east coast housing markets are losing steam. Dwelling values in Sydney fell during the month — dragging the overall growth of capital city markets down with it, according to the latest CoreLogic data. Values edged just 0.2 …

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Subway Delays Could Cost City’s Economy Big « CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A report released Sunday by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer said subway delays could be costing the city’s economy up to almost $400 million a year. The report said delays of twice the normal wait time of five minutes may cost workers and businesses $170.2 …

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Stock Picker Who Snared a 7,000% Hong Kong Return Eyes His Next Win

Money manager Andrew Neville barely blinks when asked to pick his portfolio’s crown jewel. Sunny Optical Technology Group Co. has returned about 7,000 percent to his team at Allianz Global Investors. They’ll soon have to part with the shares, which they’ve owned since 2010, because the Chinese lens maker with …

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Two grants benefit pediatric research in Richmond | Health

Pediatric cancer receives only about 4 percent of the total amount of funding that the National Institutes of Health doles out for cancer research. Those who specialize in pediatric cancer research, like Dr. Seth Corey, a researcher and pediatric oncologist with the Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, must often …

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Map | San Luis Obispo County farmers markets

Whether you’re a lifelong San Luis Obispo County resident or new to the area, most people can agree the local farmers market scene is revered on the Central Coast. While the weekly Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmers Market on Higuera Street might be the most popular, it’s just one of …

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