“Buybacks have become sort of the low-risk medicine in the C suite,” David Lafferty, the chief market strategist for Natixis Global Asset Management in Boston, said by phone on Oct. 2. His firm manages about $930 billion.
In Austria 30% of the gross domestic product is spent on social services... Since the 1990s, social security has been increasingly discussed as a financial burden and less as a social achievement. The social state is the target of austerity measures in times of economic insecurity when it is urgently necessary.