Seattle High Tech: Who Gets the Jobs?

Table: “Fast Rise of Foreign-Born Tech Workers in Seattle: Where Foreign Born Tech Workers Come From”, in Seattle Times, January 18, 2018. p. A1. India: 23195 (40.8%). Canada: 3427 (13.5%). China: 7680 (13.5%). Russia: 3349 (5.9%). South Korea: 1998 (3.5%). Vietnam: 1683 (3%). Philippines: 1194 (2.3%). Mexico: 1081 (1.9%). England: 965 (1.7%). Germany: 865 (1.5%). […]

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Microsoft Diversity Policy

Microsoft was an American led company for many years until its upper leadership became Indian, beginning with the head of personnel some 20 or so years ago. Although the data released by the company is hard to interpret, employees note that the firm is a plurality Indian company in employees, as well as in leadership. […]

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Dubai World Sold Stock in MGM Resorts Before the Las Vegas Massacre

We begin with an insider trade that was (maybe) not an insider trade. The insider trader report of Market beat.com notes many sell orders by MGM Resorts International CEO James Murren in the third Quarter of 2017 (9/8/2017: $10.0 million; 9/7/2017: $8.8 million; 8/9/2017: $1.8 million; 7/31/2017: $1.8 million) [Table: Insider Trades by Quarter for […]

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