Posts Tagged Personal investing

Sanctions will damage Russia if not lifted quickly

Russian President Vladimir Putin, background center, heads the Cabinet meeting in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence, outside Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, July 30, 2014. The meeting focused on measures to encourage Russian companies to pull their assets back from offshore. The United States and the European Union on Tuesday announced a raft of new sanctions against Russian companies and banks over Moscow’s support for separatists in Ukraine. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Alexei Nikolsky, Presidential Press Service)

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. and European sanctions against Russia’s energy and finance sectors are strong enough to cause deep, long-lasting damage within months unless Moscow persuades the West to repeal them by withdrawing support for Ukrainian insurgents.

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How to fit a wind farm into your portfolio

In this Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2011 file photo, a worker looks over solar panels at the NRG Solar and Eurus Energy America Corp.’s 45-megawatt solar farm in Avenal, Calif. Energy companies are wrapping renewable energy projects and other power-related assets that generate steady cash into new companies they hope attract investors hunting for dividends. (AP Photo/The Sentinel, Apolinar Fonseca, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — You can now fit a wind or solar farm into your portfolio, even if your portfolio isn’t exactly vast.

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Alternative funds are drawing dollars, questions

NEW YORK (AP) — They’re hot, yet many investors have no idea what they do.

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