Barton Heyman

November 14, 2017

World Update: Pound slides on fears over May’s future

The British pound sank Monday on uncertainty surrounding Prime Minister Theresa May’s future, but the London stock market was buoyed by the sliding currency, dealers said. […]
November 13, 2017

Africa Update: Energy bond fails to meet $1 billion target (Ghana)

E.S.L.A PLC, on Monday, November 6, 2017, said it successfully closed its books for the issue of the ESLA bonds on Friday, November 3, 2017, after […]
November 13, 2017

Africa Update: OPEC Sees a Future With Fewer Cars

Among the revelations in OPEC’s just published World Oil Outlook — including, as Gadfly’s Liam Denning has explained, long-term demand for oil and shale production — […]
November 13, 2017

World Update: GE faces 2nd dividend cut since Great Depression

1. GE’s cash crunch: General Electric in such financial stress that it may soon do the unthinkable: cut its beloved dividend. John Flannery, GE’s new chief […]