The call has been led by Supervisor Scott Wiener, after Russia passed a law criminalizing any activity that supports gay rights.
Google Inc. has invested in a Taiwanese microchip maker that makes chips used in its Google Glass, the eyeglass-enabled devices it was testing that can shoot photos and video and access the Internet.
A non-profit organization has been formed in San Jose to promote investment from China. The group’s goal is to stimulate the economy and increase jobs.
Despite rising tuition and growing student loan debt, college is still a good investment.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has seized on Netflix’s recent troubles to build a 10 percent stake in the Internet video service.
California’s largest public pension fund has voted to lower its estimate for annual investment returns, meaning it will need more money from the state, school districts and local governments to maintain its ability to fund promised retirement benefits.
Berkeley is considering taking its $350 million account out of Wells Fargo, saying the bank is partly to blame for the nation’s financial crisis.
The board overseeing California’s teacher pension system has lowered the fund’s investment forecast for the second time in 14 months.
Saudi billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal and his investment company said Monday they are investing a combined $300 million into Twitter, giving the microblogging site a cash boost as it looks to entice more users and paying advertisers.
California’s Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom is calling for port maintenance funds to be released in the state and that our infrastructure is lagging behind several other nations.