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Category September 11, 2009 See the 2012 edition: 10 Must Read Blogs for Entrepreneurs (2012 Edition) #1.
The stock exchanges duel: Brazilian Bovespa versus New York Stock Exchange By the late 1990ths early 2000ths, one of the top concerns in Brazilian capital markets circles was if the local stock exchange, Bovespa, would be able to compete with its international peers. Forecasts were quite pessimists. Brazilian companies looking for liquidity could not neglect the fact that the international investor was trading in New York, not in São Paulo. So for companies wanting to enhance international exposure, it was imperative to list as an ADR in the New York Stock Exchange.
Andy Giegerich, Business Journal staff writer As part of the upcoming 2011-12 budget discussion, Portland’s City Council will consider spending millions on programs that validate the city’s ongoing economic development plan, continue a neighborhood business program and provide seed money to startup enterprises. Portland Mayor Sam Adams , in unveiling his general fund budget proposals Tuesday morning, also called for the city to reserve $10 million for a “rainy day fund” should the city’s projected $405.6 million general fund face future drops.
//by Masamitsu Sakurai Masamitsu Sakurai, Chairman of Ricoh, Chairman of Keizai Doyukai, and listed on Ethisphere’s 2008 100 Most Influential People in Business Ethics, says Companies are going to have to respond to a “Post-Kyoto” world. The expectations of this new world will now be far more demanding in terms of emission reduction targets and the need for total participation, feasibility and fairness. In addition to these new global demands, corporate executives will still be expected to manage the continuous growth of their business.