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How to Invest in the U.S.

How to Invest in the U.S. (49)

The USA is structured as 50 states and 3 dependent territories.To enter the US market you must have a strategy and a marketing program. You may carry out market research on the Internet, you may pay professional companies to do it for you, or you may carry it out on your own. In the US market you have to think long term and be patient. High profits are unlikely due to tough competition.

Adana & Houston Partnercity Agreement

Image Texas Turkish American Chamber of Commerce (TTACC) facilitated a Partner City Agreement between the Metropolitan City of Adana and the City of Houston. Adana and Houston continued discussing this issue for some time which resulted in the partnership agreement. Adana Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Zihni Aldirmaz and Mayor Edward Gonzalez signed the agreement.

U.S. Chamber Announces Robust Effort to Advance U.S.-Turkey Economic Relationship

Image WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s U.S.-Turkey Business Initiative (USTBI) tonight welcomed Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Ali Babacan and President of the Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB) Rifat Hisarcıklıoğlu. Myron Brilliant, the Chamber’s executive vice president and head of International Affairs, joined Babacan and Hisarcıklıoğlu to celebrate the culmination of a three-day trip by a Turkish delegation to the U.S. spotlighting a renewed focus on the economic relationship between the two countries.
 

Social Security Announces New Online Services Available with A My Social Security Account

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Michael J. Astrue in 2010. AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File
Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security, today announced the agency is expanding the services available with a my Social Security account, a personalized online account that people can use beginning in their working years and continuing throughout the time they receive Social Security benefits.  More than 60 million Social Security beneficiaries and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) recipients can now access their benefit verification letter, payment history, and earnings record instantly using their online account.  Social Security beneficiaries also can change their address and start or change direct deposit information online.

Turkey: Open for Business in Indian Country

Image By Gale Courey Toensing - Think of Turkey, the country, and what images come to mind? Turkish delight – that exquisite powdery sugar-covered, pistachio-stuffed confection. Golden Zildjian cymbals with the crisp, clear sound favored by jazz drummers and percussionists in orchestras. The Blue Mosque in Istanbul with its six delicate minarets. Sweet succulent dried apricots. Now there’s a cluster of other images for Turkey: World’s 16th largest economy and 16th largest manufacturer of cars and spare parts. A major world producer and exporter of steel, pasta, dried fruits and candy. A nation with a burgeoning tourism industry. A major donor of development aid to emerging economies. A potential investor and trading partner in Indian country.

The American Turkish Society Celebrates Turkcell's Ten Years on the NYSE

Image New York, NY– The American Turkish Society will award its annual Corporate Partnership Award to Duncan L. Niederauer, CEO of NYSE Euronext, and Süreyya Ciliv, CEO of Turkcell, at its 2011 Gala Dinner on October 20th at The Plaza in New York. The Gala will celebrate Turkcell’s ten years on the New York Stock Exchange.

Mustafa V. Koç, Chairman of Koç Holding and Joseph R. Perella, Chairman and CEO of Perella Weinberg Partners support the event as Dinner Committee Co-chairs and will present the honorees their awards at the event. Mica Ertegün serves as Honorary Chairwoman in support of the organization where her late husband, Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegün served as Chairman for many years. The other supporters of the event include top companies from both Turkey and the United States.

Comodo Unveils New SSL Control Panel Modules and Enhancements for Ease of Use

ImageComodo (www.comodo.com), a leading certificate authority and Internet security organization, today announced it will be exhibiting at the seventh annual HostingCon, the world's largest conference and trade show serving the hosted services industry at the San Diego Convention Center from August 8-10, 2011. Comodo will be located at booth #139 on the show floor.

"This year at HostingCon, our international team will be meeting one-on-one with hosted service providers and e-business partners to demonstrate the latest advancements in our security arsenal," said Melih Abdulhayoglu, Comodo CEO and chief security architect. "Our security experts will be on hand to introduce, demonstrate and discuss our newest products and security solutions."

Turkish Textile Executives to Visit US Cotton Belt

Image Eleven textile industry leaders from Turkey will tour the U.S. Cotton Belt on May 7-17 as part of a COTTON USA Special Trade Mission. The event, sponsored by the National Cotton Council’s (NCC) export promotions arm, Cotton Council International (CCI), is designed to build trading ties between the U.S. cotton industry and textile industry leaders from key Turkish mills.

“These textile executives will view the advanced state of the U.S. industry and have the opportunity to meet with U.S. cotton exporters and other industry leaders,” said CCI President John D. Mitchell, a Cordova, TN, merchant. “This is an important opportunity for U.S. cotton because the individual mills on the tour consume a total of more than 570,000 bales, with U.S. imports of about 345,000 bales.
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