Here's a question for you: How many times bigger is United Airlines' market cap than El Al's? Hint: United is the second biggest airline in the U.S. Second hint: It has 65,000 employees, which is 10 times the number the Israeli airline employs.
Guy Rolnik, Founding Editor-in-Chief TheMarker Media, Haaretz
In recent weeks, the newspapers have been full of headlines on technology companies announcing or threatening to take their development centers out of Israel to India, Eastern Europe or any other fashionable hot spot.
The difference between the American billionaires and Shari Arison is that she's still at the bank. Maybe that is because she doesn't think IRR is the stuff of life.