The U.S. recorded the most deaths in its history and the fewest births since 1998, resulting in the lowest population gain from natural causes in 35 years, an analysis of 2013 Census Bureau estimates released today shows.
When John Bichelmeyer’s mutual fund fell 48 percent in 2008, he decided his portfolio needed an upgrade. The Buffalo Emerging Opportunities Fund would still invest in small companies with the potential to become big ones. What it wouldn’t do is invest in businesses that were burning cash, or in biotechnology firms whose prospects were difficult to gauge, Bloomberg Markets magazine will report in its April issue.
India will start voting next month to determine if Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s ruling party can fight off a resurgent opposition and extend its decade-long rule of the world’s most-populous democracy.