Archive for October 7th, 2016

EUROPEAN ASSETS TRUST: A bet on the best small firms on the continent 

Friday, October 7th, 2016:

By City & Finance Reporter for the Daily Mail Published: 15:56 EST, 7 October 2016 | Updated: 15:56 EST, 7 October 2016 WHAT DOES IT DO? Invests in ‘good businesses’ for the long-term, with a focus on smaller European companies. Manager Sam Cosh chooses from more than 2,000 business across the continent.  Some 22 per cent of the trust’s assets are in Germany companies, 17 per cent in Irish firms and 14 per cent in Italian ones. WHAT DOES THE MANAGER INVEST IN? Cosh likes smaller companies because they can be transformed over a relatively short period.  While he says […] Read More →

UPDATE 1-Petrobras sees oil output cap outside OPEC unlikely, source says

Friday, October 7th, 2016:

RIO DE JANEIRO Oil producers outside the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries are unlikely to agree to any suggestion from the group to limit production, an unnamed official at Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petróleo Brasileiro SA said on Friday. Even if OPEC extended to countries outside the group a request to join its strategy to limit crude output and prop up prices, “it would be very hard for non-OPEC nations like Brazil to accept it,” said the official, who requested anonymity because the matter is sensitive. “It would not make much sense,” the official added. OPEC seems to have less […] Read More →

Review: Seattle Rep’s ‘A Raisin in the Sun’ reflects past, present

Friday, October 7th, 2016:

Production shows why Lorraine Hansberry’s drama is a modern classic. On March 11, 1959, the first play by a black woman dramatist to reach Broadway opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. But this milestone tells only part of the story. Lorraine Hansberry’s family drama “A Raisin in the Sun” not only brought an authentic experience of black America into the theatrical mainstream for the first time, it also led the way for crossover black playwrights, including the late Seattle dramatist August Wilson. And long after Hansberry’s untimely death at age 35, her first play (named for a line in a […] Read More →

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