St James’s Place says Woodford Investment Management to run U.K. Equity and Income Distribution funds and the U.K High Income Unit Trust * Threadneedle Investment to take over management of Strategic Managed Unit Trust, Strategic Managed fund (previously known as Invesco Perpetual Managed fund), St. James Place says in statement * Funds were previously managed by Invesco Perpetual
U.S. President Barack Obama is emphasizing economic issues that affect women, a key voting bloc in November’s congressional elections, meeting today with female lawmakers at the White House and releasing a report on the gender gap in income.
Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high- school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald’s Corp. that she calls a “last resort” because nobody would offer her anything better.
U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne, who has pledged to use his March 19 budget to help the poorest, is under pressure from his Conservative lawmakers to help “squeezed” middle-income voters instead.
Peter Seto wakes up at 5:30 a.m., drinks a cup of coffee and makes the 18-minute cross-town commute to San Francisco’s waterfront. There, he hops in the driver’s seat of a 45-foot luxury coach outfitted with tinted windows, plush seats, TVs and wireless Internet to chauffeur a bus full of programmers around the Bay Area.