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The Woman Trying To Shake Up Israel's Financial System

Israel is known for tech innovation, but its banks have a lot of catching up to do.

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Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2019

A Tech Veteran's Search For Green Fields

Ben Rosen has had several careers—technology analyst, early venture capitalist, entrepreneur—any one of which would have made him notable.

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Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2019

Nigeria's Missing Mobile Banking App

Every Month, Ifeyinwa Abel, the secretary of a Pentecostal church in Lagos, spends as much as a quarter of her salary sending money to pay for diabetes drugs to her mother 430 miles away in Abia Ohafia, a small agricultural village.

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Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2019

Paytm's Sharma Is Ready To Take On The World

Vijay Shekhar Sharma, 41, founded closely held One97 Communications and its brand Paytm (rhymes with ATM) almost two decades ago.

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Bloomberg Markets
October - November 2019

Big Money Takes A New Approach To Climate Change Activism

Earlier this year, one of Meryam Omi’s deputies at Legal & General Investment Management sat down with board members and managers from Exxon Mobil Corp. to discuss how the oil giant could address climate change.

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

Advances In Batteries Promise To Reinvent The Grid

From sun-blessed Australia to medieval European cities, researchers are obsessing over energy storage—the key to the triumph of renewables over conventional fuels

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

Aarhus, The World's Biggest Maker Of Wind Turbines!

Propelled by Europe’s remarkable shift away from fossil fuels, the Danish city of Aarhus is at the center of a booming renewable economy

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

How Nancy Pfund Became A Cleantech Guru

Nancy Pfund has been turning ideas into businesses for most of her life.

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August - September 2019

Fish Farms Are Now Hosting Almost 9% of China's Solar Power Panels

Workers at a solar farm outside Yueyang City on July 2. Panels are installed at a height that allows fishery vessels to pass underneath.

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

For Really Uncorrelated Returns, Try Investing In A Ghana Power Station

Investing in African power plants can boost returns, provide a hedge against global market shocks, and help lift people out of poverty, says Jerome Booth.

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

Coal Won't Die In Pakistan And China!

As this vast mine in Pakistan’s Thar Desert attests, the world’s No. 1 cause of carbon emissions will be a major source of electricity for decades, despite the outcry against it

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

The End Of The Hydrocarbon Era

Dustin Yellin, a Brooklyn, N.Y.-based artist whose intricate 3D photomontages adorn the likes of New York’s Lincoln Center, wants to draw your gaze to climate change.

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

There Will Be Oil

On The Verge Of Becoming The World’s Newest Petrostate, Tiny Guyana Isn’t Ready For The Multibillion-dollar Windfall Heading Its Way. But Exxon Mobil Is

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Bloomberg Markets
August - September 2019

El Petro, Or What We Can Learn From Venezuela's Doomed Crypto-Petrocurrency

Shakespeare tells us, “Misery acquaints a man with strange bedfellows.

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2019

Moving Forward

For TPG’s Jim Coulter and Jon Winkelried, radical change is an investing opportunity.They’re finding plenty of disruption in the economy, in their portfolio— and even in their firm

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2019

The Lawyer Who Helped Greece And Argentina Sees New Emerging-market Defaults Brewing

FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES facing down creditors, Lee Buchheit was the cavalry.

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2019

He Just Won't Stop Betting On A Crash

RUSSELL CLARK’S ENTRY into the high-stakes world of investing could hardly have been less promising.

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Bloomberg Markets
June - July 2019

For Meridiam's Thierry Deau, Assets Mean Airports And Tunnels

THIERRY DEAU’S ENGINEERING training in France led him early in his career to building government-funded infrastructure.

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June - July 2019

China By The Red Sea

Djibouti needed help. China had money. This is what happened next.

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Bloomberg Markets
April - May 2019

Natalie Jaresko: ‘Don't Waste A Crisis'

Natalie Jaresko, who’s helping manage Puerto Rico’s bankruptcy process, knows more than most about the risks government borrowers can face.

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Bloomberg Markets
April - May 2019

The Man Who Bet On Chinese Debt

When Chen Yang was fresh out of university, China’s government rarely failed to protect lenders and borrowers. Today, Beijing is allowing the bond market to grow up, forcing Chen and others like him to become experts in credit analysis.

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Bloomberg Markets
April - May 2019

The Bank Of Japan's Voracious Appetite Has Paralyzed The Government Bond Market

Japan’s Ministry of Finance went to the trouble of creating a cute little mascot to sell government bonds. But there’s only one buyer that counts: The Bank of Japan. That’s not about to change—despite rising criticism of current stimulus policies.

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Bloomberg Markets
April - May 2019

Issuers Trying To Mask Distress Can't Hide From Matt Fabian

THE $3.8 TRILLION U.S. municipal bond market is home to more than 50,000 individual issuers. That’s almost 10 times the number of corporations that sell debt.

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Bloomberg Markets
April - May 2019

How Poland's Private-debt Pioneer Made It Through The Country's Latest Crisis

RAFAL LIS ALMOST single-handedly created Poland’s private-debt market. In seven years he built his company, CVI Dom Maklerski sp. z o.o., into a 5.9 billion zloty ($1.5billion) boutique asset manager.

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April - May 2019

How 'Baby Bonds' Might Help Address The U.S. Wealth Gap

WEALTH INEQUALITY—and specifically the yawning racial wealth gap (the median black family has about one-tenth the net worth of a white household)—is a thorny challenge for U.S. policymakers. One solution increasingly discussed by progressive politicians but seen as lacking popular support would be for the government to pay reparations to black Americans for the wealth lost during generations of slavery and discrimination.

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April - May 2019

BNEF Summit

London New Delhi New York San Francisco Shanghai

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April - May 2019

Jeff Tannenbaum's Next Act Will Be Green

Jeff Tannenbaum made his fortune through investing; now he’s investing that fortune.

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Bloomberg Markets
February - March 2019

Yngve Slyngstad: “We Have A Higher Risk Tolerance”

Norway’s clout in financial markets far outweighs its economy, which is about a 10th the size of Germany’s.

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February - March 2019

After Grabbing FX Market Share, XTX Looks To Expand Its Electronic Empire

The biggest traders in foreign exchange gathered last May in a converted Victorian bathhouse in London.

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Bloomberg Markets
February - March 2019

The Eclipse Of Singapore's Stock Market

For the last five years, delistings have outnumbered listings. Does it matter? Not as much as you might think

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Bloomberg Markets
February - March 2019