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CB Richard Ellis Misses by a Penny – Analyst Blog

CB Richard Ellis Group Inc. ( CBG ) reported third quarter earnings of 4 cents a share. Excluding one-time charges, the company earned 8 cents per share which was a penny down from the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 9 cents. The company had earned 27 cents on an adjusted basis in the year-ago period. CB Richard Ellis reported a net income of $12.4 million or 4 cents a share, down from income of $40.4 million or 19 cents a year earlier. The credit market downturn and the economic recession have

The Limits of Development

Alex Massie draws my attention to a Jason Zengerle profile of Rory Stewart at TNR. It’s a good piece, worth reading in full 1 . Of course, as is customary in these sorts of articles, Zengerle seeks out a dissenting opinion from COIN booster Andrew Exum. Matt Yglesias explains the crux of their disagreement : …it seems to me that the real disagreement here is probably driven by different views about the U.S. military than by different views about Afghanistan as such. Exum believes tha

community unionism: from the workplace to the streets

by Brian Garvey “We have been the victims of so many acts of corruption… But the workers have supported us in forming a new trade union, because they want change – a radical change – so that we are the new administration of the collective contract, because the union we have is useless” Luis Flugo, Aseven soft drinks company, Venezuela “I looked at the Mater hospital – this new, ‘state of the art facility’, and there wasn’t even changing rooms for the domestics. Not even a changing room.

Interview Dr.Kent Moore on the future of Energy.

A Money Morning Interview: The Future of Energy Renowned Oil Expert Dr. Kent Moors Details Shortages of Oil, the Impact of Higher Prices, the Promise of New Technologies and the Opportunities For Investors Dr. Kent Moors is one of the world’s foremost experts on oil, energy policy, finance, risk management and new technologies. Moors advises the leaders of six oil-producing countries, including the United States, as well as global corporations and banks operating in 25 countries. Moors is

E-Books Directory

Eine englischsprachige Seite, die Links zu frei downloadbaren e-Books unter Beachtung des Copyrights anbietet. Im Original liest sich das so:E-Books Directorydoes not support copyright infringement, nor will it link to web sites that trade copyrighted material. Stand 26. Oktober 2009: 2568 e-books listed in 399 categories.Die Seite: Angebot: Arts & Photography Architecture   Design & Decorative Arts   Drawing   Fashion   History & Criticism   Painting   Photog

Trip Advice for South Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, and Botswana

Written by Dave Preface:  The following information was submitted to me in 2000 by a traveler named Alexander.  Having been to South Africa and Botswana in 2008, his tips and warnings still hold true.  The photos are mine. Sunrise mokoro ride - Okavango Delta, Botswana I lived in Southern-Africa, including South-Africa, until 1995, and traveled the whole area extensively. Also, I visited South-Africa, Swaziland, Namibia, and Botswana last April. There are many group-travels ava

Trip Advice For Kenya

Written by Dave Preface:  I did some house cleaning around GoBackpacking in preparation for the launch of the new layout.  Any useful bits of information that had been stored in the corners of the castle are being dusted off and presented anew.  The following information was sent to me around 2000 by a traveler named Alexander. Flight across Africa Since we are all running on our stomachs here the kitchen first: Kenya, among all the African countries has the richest

SOMALIA: UN admits failures in Kenya camp

By BBCOne of the world’s largest refugee camps fails to meet even the most basic standards, the UN has admitted.More than a quarter of a million Somalis are crowded into the Dadaab camp in eastern Kenya having fled fighting in their own country.Chronic overcrowding makes it difficult to help those in need, officials say, and Kenya is resisting expansion calls.The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, is due to visit on Tuesday to discuss additional space.The UNHCR, the UN’s refuge

Black News from the Grio – 8/4/09

Hillary Clinton arrives in Kenya, begins 7-nation Africa tour By theGrio via AP 1:35 PM on 08/04/2009 U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is bringing a message of tough love to Kenya: you are a key American friend in east Africa, but you must rein in graft and follow through on political reform. > MORE Teacher caught on tape choking student gets suspended By theGrio 12:36 PM on 08/04/2009 A Jacksonville, Florida high school teacher has been suspended

Clinton begins Africa tour in Kenya (AP via Yahoo! News)

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is bringing a message of tough love to Kenya: you are a key American friend in east Africa, but you must rein in graft and follow through on political reform. Read »

Clinton begins Africa tour in Kenya (AP)

AP - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is bringing a message of tough love to Kenya: you are a key American friend in east Africa, but you must rein in graft and follow through on political reform.By Yahoo! News: Elections in General News

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End the blood libels against Israel & the IDF.

  by Isi Leibler The current global campaign accusing the IDF of "crimes against humanity" and "genocide" exceeds all the obscene libels that have ever been launched against the Jewish state. One of Israel's proudest achievements is the IDF code of conduct, which instills awareness that Israelis are obliged to act as role models of decency. It is all the more impressive that such an ethical military code was implemented in Israel, the only country in the w

Travel Vacations

Nature is Gods pleasing present to mankind. It has stored so many smashing and unimaginable things which leave a usual male mesmerized. Human beings delight a Natures beauty in a form of towering ranges, lakes, waterfalls and forests. Man has played a purpose in preserving and enhancing this beauty. Apart from that, assorted really old civilizations have built conspicuous structures, monuments and landmarks on which todays civilized universe will be unapproachable of. These places leave a durabi

Reflections on the Revolution in Europe In The NYT

I’ve been looking forward to Christopher Caldwell’s new book and positive reviews like this one from Fouad Ajami makes me think I need to go out and buy it.In his “Reflections on the Revolution in Europe,” Christopher Caldwell, a meticulous journalist who writes for The New York Times Magazine and other publications, gives this subject its most sustained and thoughtful treatment to date. The question of Islam in Europe has occasioned calls of alarm about “Eurabia,” as well as works of evasion a

Tuesday, August 4

A new genetic study of dogs suggests that they were first domesticated in Africa, and not East Asia, as had been thought.A field school at a self-sufficient medieval monastery in County Meath, Ireland, unearthed a deep defensive ditch and a thirteenth-century foundation. Waste near the foundation included animal bones and oyster shells, leading investigators to believe the building was a guest house, since the monks only ate fish.  Coastal erosion threatens Skara Brae, a Neolithic village in Ork

Operation Alpha Zylon-TiNYiSO

Operation Alpha Zylon-TiNYiSO Operation: Alpha Zylon brings you to the darkest forests of Africa, the dry deserts of the middle-east and the most dangerous places on the rooftops of MegaCity. In six varying missions, you will take out dozens of enemies, traps, gun turrets, bunkers, jeeps, and other dangers with your knife, hand gun, machine gun, grenade launcher, satchel charges or even sniper rifle! Code:

UFC signs with ESPN for UK and Eire

UFC, UFC News August 4th, 2009 London, England – ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports, is the new home of the UFC(R) in the UK and Ireland, the Ultimate Fighting Championship(R) organisation and ESPN announced today. ESPN will screen all UFC events live, starting with the explosive UFC 101: DECLARATION on Saturday August 8 and followed on August 22 by UFC 102: COUTURE v NOGUEIRA. The most talked about new channel on British television will also screen UFC Fight Nights(TM) – beginni

Travelex Appoints Paul Ackermann as Vice President of Currency Select(TM) Sales:

Travelex Appoints Paul Ackermann as Vice President of Currency Select(TM) Sales:Appointment Puts Focus on Dynamic Currency Conversion Product for North AmericaLOUISVILLE, Ky., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Travelex has announced the appointment of Paul Ackermann to the newly created position of Vice President, Currency Select(TM) Sales for North America. Previously, Mr. Ackermann had been the Head of Sales for North America in Travelex’s Outsourcing division. This position will allow him to focus sole

Serenic Named Microsoft Dynamics ISV of the Year for the United States

Serenic Named Microsoft Dynamics ISV of the Year for the United StatesEDMONTON, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Serenic Corporation (TSX-V:SER), (”Serenic” or the “Corporation”), a leading publisher of financial management and business operations software for nonprofits, international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and the public sector, today proudly announced it won the 2009 Microsoft Dynamics Industry Solutions Vendor (ISV) of the Year for the United States at the Microsoft Worldwide P