Active expansion of Russian ties with Latin America has generated a need for an annual international forum, which will make it possible to share experience and technologies, and strengthen investment cooperation. The first experience was the conference "Russia - Latin America. Ways of Development and Strengthening of Trade and Economic Relations" in Moscow organized by the International Investment Cooperation Fund.
The CIA is paying the American Telephone and Telegraph (AT&T) telephone company more than 10 million dollars a year for access to their huge databases, including calls made by U.S. citizens, according to The New York Times.
The CIA points out the phone numbers of suspected "terrorists" abroad and AT&T revises its databases and call logs that could help identify collaborators. The company has a large data file of phone calls, both international and domestic.
In 2012, Fine Art Gallery celebrated its 20th anniversary. Two decades, is it much or little? We would like to introduce one of the first galleries in Russia, before it’s creation the gallery business was virtually non-existent. Almost all galleries that were opened in the 90-s of the previous century are gone now. Experts speak about the difficulties of doing such business in Russia. But in the opinion of the curators of Fine Art, an art gallery is not a business but a way of life and service to beauty.
La Esca is a unique hydraulic structure with one of the world’s highest earth dams with a reinforced concrete shield (it reaches a height of 220 meters). The plant is the top level of the hydropower cascade on the Rio Grande de Santiago river on the border of the states of Jalisco and Nayarit. The main power equipment for the two of the previously constructed HPPs of this cascade - 975 MW Aguamilpa and 750 MW El Cajon - was also supplied by Power Machines (they installed the same hydrogenerators at El Cajon).
It is well known from the finance theory that “profit” and “risk” terms always go hand in hand, as in case of change of any parameter the other one changes as well. There are a lot of theoretical and applied researches based on the classic “Portfolio Theory” of Harry Markowitz describing a combination of risky and risk-free assets (practical financiers also widely use the William Sharpe ratio).
In the financial world occurrences which have not found their expression in fundamental scientific works yet regularly appear and persist for a long time. Let’s consider the most interesting and fundamental ones.