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Moshe Kahlon  photo: Moshe Milner, GPO Moody's raises rating outlook for Israel

Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon: The rating outlook upgrade is further evidence of the strength and stability of the Israeli economy.

Gil Shwed  photo: Eyal Izhar Check Point to give Shwed options worth $144m

Check Point co-founder and CEO Gil Shwed owns 19.1% of the company, worth $3.4 billion.

Careers Photo: Shutterstock ASAP Creative Moving up by changing jobs doesn't work

Quitting a job in hope of finding a better one is usually a mistake.

Israel Railways electric car Photo: PR Israel Railways unveils electric rail cars

The new carriages will operate on the Tel Aviv - Jerusalem fast link and other electrified lines.

Growth Photo: Shutterstock Israel's Q1 growth rate revised upward

Imports of goods and services soared 20.7% in the first quarter.

Rony Hizkiyahu Photo: Tamar Matsafi Finance C'tee allows state 10 months to sell Leumi shares

The state's 5.8% holding in Bank Leumi is expected to fetch NIS 2 billion, which will be allocated to reducing the national debt.

Benjamin Netanyahu Photo: Shutterstock OECD praises Israeli gov't efforts to cut regulation

The OECD's report nevertheless states that these efforts are only a start.

Kiryat Ono apartments Home Price Index flat

The April-May index reading indicates that home prices in Israel are stabilizing. Meanwhile, general inflation has returned to within the target range.

Mega-rich  image: Shutterstock Israel's mega-rich: 50+, tight-fisted, male

The Chief Economist's survey of Israel's 400 highest-income people for 2014 shows that charity is not a prominent characteristic.

Supermarket Photo: Tamar Matsafi OECD: Israel should liberalize, spend on infrastructure

According to the OECD, Israel stands to gain more than almost every other country from product market liberalization and infrastructure investment.

Jadwiga Emilewicz  photo: Tomer Foltyn Poland wants Israeli high tech

Polish technology minister Jadwiga Emilewicz is keen to persuade Israeli entrepreneurs to establish R&D centers in Poland.

career  image: Shutterstock Why talent doesn't mean career success

It's not talent that counts, but where you are on the labor market pyramid.

Prof. Luigi Zingales  photo: Eyal Izhar "Google and Facebook have excessive power over business"

Influential economist Luigi Zingales talks to "Globes" about digital monopolies, praises Netanyahu's grasp of economics, and reflects on the future of Europe.

Green in the City community photo: Guy Nardi Community, not technology, will save our cities

A smart city is no substitute for a sense of belonging.

Tel Aviv bike path photo: Meirav Modan Taking Israel's cyclists for a ride

Local authorities in Israel constantly proclaim grandiose plans for bicycle paths, and then fail to carry them out.

Eduardo Elsztain at Globes Capital Market Conference Elsztain: Argentine crisis won't influence our operations

Eduardo Elsztain told the "Globes" Capital Market Conference that IDB's problems have been caused by Cellcom's slide.

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