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    1. Saudi Aramco is 'Considering Shelving Plans for an IPO'

      Saudi Aramco is 'Considering Shelving Plans for an IPO'

      Saudi Aramco might be delaying its initial public offering.

      The Financial Times' Anjli Raval, James Fontanella-Khan, Arash Massoudi, and Simeon Kerr report that the state-oil behemoth "is considering shelving plans for an international public offering in favour of a private share sale to the world's biggest sovereign wealth funds and institutional investors...

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    2. Here's the 'Eye-Popping' Chart BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Shared in his Annual Letter

      Here's the 'Eye-Popping' Chart BlackRock CEO Larry Fink Shared in his Annual Letter

      One of biggest debates about the post-election economy has centered on the divergence of  "hard data and soft data," and in his annual letter to shareholders, BlackRock Chairman and CEO Larry Fink shared an interesting view on the debate.

      "Hard data" refers to concrete improvements in the economy, such as a firm hiring more people or an increase in average wages. Meanwhile, "soft data" refers more to Americans' sentiments and beliefs about the direction of the economy...

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    3. Email Might be Making American Workers Less Productive

      Email Might be Making American Workers Less Productive

      US worker productivity has been declared dead by some economists.

      Northwestern University economist Robert Gordon recently argued that the productivity surge seen by American workers in the middle of the 20th century won't be repeated thanks in part because we won't see such dramatic technological gains in the future.

      Meanwhile, Larry Summers expressed something similar with "secular stagnation," although his argument focused more on what interest rate is need to pump up demand.....

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    4. Facebook's Chief Technology Officer Just Joined the Board of a Robo adviser

      Facebook's Chief Technology Officer Just Joined the Board of a Robo adviser

      FA Insights is a daily newsletter from Business Insider that delivers the top news and commentary for financial advisors.  A Facebook's CTO has joined the board of directors at a robo-advisor (RIABiz)  "Mike Schroepfer, Facebook’s chief technology officer, joined Wealthfront’s board of directors in November. That’s on top of the earlier hires of Facebook’s former design chief, Kate Aronowitz, as Wealthfront’s new vice president of design," reports Kelly O'Mara...

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    5. Companies With Women On The Board Crush Companies That Are Only Men

      Companies With Women On The Board Crush Companies That Are Only Men

      Companies that have female directors out perform those that only have men.  A Credit Suisse report found that, overall, companies with a market cap greater than US$ 10 billion that have at least one woman on the board of directors outperformed those that had no women at all by 26% for large caps over the six years leading up to 2011...

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    6. Warren Buffett Is Sitting On A Gigantic War Chest, And Now He's Waiting For The Perfect Fat Pitch

      Warren Buffett Is Sitting On A Gigantic War Chest, And Now He's Waiting For The Perfect Fat Pitch

      Warren Buffett notoriously waits for the "fat pitch" — and now, all this waiting has led to a huge amount of cash.

      According to Bloomberg News, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. "rose past $50 billion at the end of June," which is the first time "it finished a quarter above that level since he became chairman and chief executive officer more than four decades ago...

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