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What’s That Feeling in My Stomach?

Yesterday was my last day working for a newspaper and company that I have been with for the past 31 years of my life — 940 more words

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Heinz to buy Kraft

Popular condiment brand, H.J. Heinz Co, is officially buying our favorite mac and cheese brand, Kraft Foods Group. Heinz said that after the purchase is made they will be the third-largest food and beverage company in North America. 119 more words

Duke Energy to pay $146M to settle lawsuit over CEO ouster

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — America’s largest electric company is settling a lawsuit that claimed shareholders lost millions of dollars when Duke Energy surprised investors by ousting its CEO hours after completing a long-anticipated buyout of its smaller neighbor. 112 more words

North Carolina

Sonia discounting and the Whac-A-Mole world of LDI

Imagine you’re a trustee of UK defined benefit pension scheme and you’re in this quarter’s investment committee meeting. Just after the scheme secretary has gone though the actions log and before you hear your consultant’s latest investment idea, your actuary presents an update on your funding position. 798 more words


NXP bought Freescale for $11.8 Billion

We just got this link from Future Electronics : http://www.nxp.com/news/press-releases/2015/03/nxp-and-freescale-announce-40-billion-merger.html

More on this subject could be found here and here.

This is strange as I always thought that NXP is smallеr EU company compared to Freescale. 122 more words


Signing off from the Chicago Sun-Times

I’m a native Chicagoan, and I waited a long time and worked at a number of places before the Chicago Sun-Times finally called me in for an interview. 146 more words