BRICS Nations News
The Global Note: NATO Convoy Firefight…A Soldier's Sacrifice…North Korea's Rocket…The Tsunami Boat Owner
AFGHAN WAR -NATO SUPPLY CONVOY HIT…Insurgents ambushed a NATO coalition supply convoy in a mountainous area of western Afghanistan, sparking a three-hour firefight in which an Afghan soldier, five security guards, and 14 attackers were killed, Afghan officials said Thursday. Najibullah Najibi, a ...
U.S. No. 5 in Global Competitiveness, Falls Third Year in a Row
The United States dropped a notch for the third year in a row in the World Economic Forum’s annual list of national competitiveness. The United States is now in fifth place, dropping one ranking, while Switzerland holds the top spot for the third consecutive year....
BRICs can help you build your portfolio
Q: Is there a good way to monitor and invest in the BRIC countries? A: Investors looking for better opportunities than those offered by the slowing U.S. economy are getting interested in the BRICs, acronym for the emerging economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China. The BRIC nations are viewed as