Business

Drought, Food Prices Fan Fears of New Crisis

Global alarm over a potential repeat of the 2008 food crisis escalated after data showed food prices had jumped 6 percent last month and importers were snapping up a shriveled U.S. grain crop, helping drive corn prices to a new record.

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August 23, 2012

Fazal Merchant New DIRECTV VP

EL SEGUNDO,CA–Fazal Merchant, a University of Texas alumni, has been named vice president and treasurer of Directv

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August 16, 2012

Tawheed Center School Teacher Positions Available

NOW HIRING ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL TEACHER POSITIONS Tawheed Center of Detroit School 18624 West Warren Av, Detroit MI 48228 www.school.masjidtawheed.org Tawheed Center of Detroit School is a K-8 program comprised of about 150 students and 20 professional staff. It is part of a multiple K-8 building complex. We are seeking full/part-time elementary and middle […]

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July 19, 2012

Saudi Arabia Reforms Economy, Benefits May Be Elusive

After Saudi Arabia passed a long-awaited law covering housing mortgages last week, banking shares rocketed over 5 percent in a single day as investors bet the reform would unlock a lucrative source of revenue for banks

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July 12, 2012

Banking with a Difference

“A senior bank official told me on the day they opened an Islamic window at his bank, there were people who brought bundles of money in cash,” Siddiqui says.

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June 28, 2012

Houston to Gain New Direct Flights on Turkish Airlines in 2013 to Istanbul

Houston Mayor Annise Parker announces new non-stop flights to Istanbul beginning April 1, 2013, operated by Turkish Airlines

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June 21, 2012

Position Available-IAGD

Title: Director of Operations, Islamic Association of Greater Detroit (IAGD)

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June 4, 2012

The Decade of the CIVETS

A guide to the fast-rising economies of Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa

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May 31, 2012

Panama Canal Expansion to Have Positive Effect on Texas Ports

The $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to be completed by the end of 2014, and ports throughout the country are scrambling to position themselves to be able to accommodate the larger vessels

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May 31, 2012

Harvard and M.I.T. Team Up to Offer Free Online Courses

In what is shaping up as an academic Battle of the Titans — one that offers vast new learning opportunities for students around the world — Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on Wednesday announced a new nonprofit partnership, known as edX, to offer free online courses from both universities.

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May 3, 2012

Incarceration Nation

United States has the highest number of people behind bars, mostly for drugs.

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March 29, 2012

Investments – The Art Of High Risk Investing

Investment background knowledge

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March 15, 2012

Estate Planning: Important, Yet Ignored by Many Physicians

Whether it was during their residency or a seminar attended with colleagues, estate planning is one of those concepts that floats in the back of a physician’s mind, without giving it much thought, or the importance it deserves.

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March 1, 2012

Fool’s Gold? Pakistan Mine Rift Exposes Investor Risk

Pakistan’s Reko Diq, an untapped copper and gold mine of fabulous potential, was meant to be the biggest foreign investment in the country’s mining sector, but it’s beginning to look more like fool’s gold

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February 23, 2012

10 Questions with Saeed Patel

emel magazine After graduating with an engineering degree, Saeed Patel migrated to the United States in 1989 from Baroda in Gujarat. Whilst pursuing a Master’s degree in Computer Science, he started working in a computer distribution company. In 1991, he and his friend started Amex Computers with an investment of $20,000. Amex Computers’ primary business […]

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February 2, 2012

Egypt Entrepreneurs See New Dawn Post-Revolution

after mass protests ousted Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak last February, Ahmed Essam resigned from his job at a well-established software company to set up a six-person venture developing applications for smart phones.

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January 19, 2012

Shoppers May Be More Cautious at Dubai Festival

The rich economies of the Gulf are growing strongly but amid a mammoth array of discounts, raffles and promotions at this year’s Dubai Shopping Festival, there are signs that consumers are becoming more value-conscious and thinking twice about spending after months of instability in the global economy.

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January 19, 2012

Tiny Qatar Wielding Powerful Political Punch

From its startling winning bid to host the 2022 soccer World Cup and mediating roles in Middle East and African conflicts to its role leading Arab efforts to isolate Syria, tiny Qatar is aspiring to an ambitious role: global powerbroker.

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January 19, 2012

Just Fake It

Designer clothing brands like Gucci, Prada, Chanel and DKNY are high-end brands that most women would love to have in their closet.

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December 1, 2011

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