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    India and Pakistan are two countries with great potential that has attracted the interest of foreign investors. But it will likely remain potential until they address an old problem: corruption and crony capitalism, which raises the cost of doing business in both countries. Country Corruption Index in 2010 Corruption Index in 2015 China 78/168 83/168 Hong Kong 13 17 Pakistan 143 117 India 87 76 Estonia 26 23 Denmark 1 1 Finland 4 2 USA 22 16 Source:

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    TheStreet.com3 hours ago

    Why Charter Schools Don't Mean Much for Your Child's Earning Power

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  • IWM
    Forbes3 hours ago

    The Week Ahead: Monthly Signal Keeps Investors On Right Track

    Despite the market angst over the FOMC meeting and comments from the Big Bears since August that the stock market had to crash the major averages survived another month. Heading into the last day of the month the S&P 500 was just 2% below its all time high yet according to AAII only 24% of individual investors were bullish. In addition to the last day of the month it is also the end of the 3rd quarter. Active managers are likely to again underperform their benchmarks for another quarter. Earlier in the year a Financial Times article revealed that "98.9 per cent of US equity funds underperformed ...