NOTHING TO SEE HERE. MOVE ALONG. CalPERS is Heavily Invested in Chinese Companies. “As NBA frets over PRoC, Yu Ben Meng bets big with dollars from America’s largest pension fund.”

via californiaglobe: California’s public employees should know that their retirement funds have invested in companies controlled by the Chinese military, which manufacture parts for the DF-41 missile, along with a range … Read more

Top 20 governments requesting content removals from tech companies (Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Wikimedia)

by PhoenixHeartWC Sources: transparencyreport.google.com/government-removals/by-country?hl=en transparency.twitter.com/en/removal-requests.html www.microsoft.com/en-us/corporate-responsibility/crrr govtrequests.facebook.com/content-restrictions transparency.wikimedia.org/content.html Tool: Tableau (link to Tableau public here) A straightforward look at some of the data available through Facebook, Google, Twitter, Microsoft, and Wikimedia … Read more

Private-equity firms don’t have to wait for IPOs to cash in on their portfolio companies. They can simply direct those companies to pay them big dividends using borrowed money.

by SpontaneousDisorder   Got the title from this tweet twitter.com/lisaabramowicz1/status/1177029332608409600 And if you’re paywalled…………… The emergence of racier high-yield bond deals in Europe may be pointing to a market that’s reaching … Read more