You could hardly see the 80 dancers performing around (and in) the reflecting pool at Lincoln Center during Mark Dendy's site-specific work last Wednesday -- the crowds were so thick, you practically needed an aerial view just to catch a glimpse of the event.
Real estate investment trusts led by Choice Properties REIT are helping initial public offerings outpace Canada’s benchmark index for the first time in four years on speculation dividend payers will hold up better than commodity shares as global economic growth slows.
Rising prices for raw materials including copper and fertilizer will help companies led by Teck Resources Ltd. and Agrium Inc. post the first earnings gain in three quarters as the global economy picked up steam, strategists such as Robert Gorman said.
Politicians should limit discussion of the merits of rating companies and scale back proposals for further regulation of the industry if it’s to stay competitive, said Fitch Ratings President Paul Taylor.
The top executives of Standard & Poor’s, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings were warned by three members of Congress against granting inflated grades to the same type of securities that helped trigger the credit seizure.