I started throwing up, "said one 16- year-old worker, who worked pulling tops off of tobacco plants to help increase yields, according to Human Rights Watch, which interviewed 141 youths aged 7 to 17 working on tobacco farms in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
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Sony has secured financing from Abu Dhabi’s investment fund for EMI as second-round bids for the UK music company came in before a deadline last night, people close to Citibank’s $3.5bn-$4bn auction said. The FT reports.
Bids for EMI suggest that the British music company could fetch more than $4 billion, allowing Citigroup to recoup about three-quarters of the money it lent to Guy Hands’ ill-fated private equity buy-out in 2007.
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Based on the theory that bond analysts look more closely at company balance sheets, Peter Andersen, portfolio manager at Congress Asset Management, recommends picking stocks based on how company bonds are performing. Read this post to pick his brain.
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Peter Andersen of Congress Asset Management Company and Steve Grasso at Stuart Frankel, told CNBC how investors can prepare their portfolios for the weekend.