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November 11, 2015 EU to urge rich nations to cut coal subsidies: EU sourcesSource: Reuters
European Union negotiators will push other rich countries next week for a robust deal to phase out subsidies for exports of technology used to build coal-burning power plants, EU sources said.
Source: LA Times
Nearly three years ago, a group of about 200 workers at McDonald's, Taco Bell and other New York City fast-food restaurants walked off the job and rallied for higher wages.
Executives are less likely to agree to fix errors in financial statements when the bulk of their pay is incentive-based. That’s the conclusion of new research that casts doubt on the potential effectiveness of new compensation...
U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday unveiled criminal charges against three men accused of running a sprawling computer hacking and fraud scheme that included a huge attack against JPMorgan Chase & Co and generated hundreds of millions...
November 11, 2015 Cameron sets out demands for Britain to remain in the EUSource: EuroNews
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has formally launched efforts to reform the European Union so that Britain can remain within the bloc.
November 11, 2015 Fed's Williams says 'very strong case' to raise rates next monthSource: USA Today
San Francisco Federal Reserve President John Williams said Tuesday there's a "very strong case" for the Fed to raise interest rates next month if the economy continues to improve and policymakers are confident that inflation will...
November 10, 2015 Dollar climbs toward seven-month highs, bolstered by Fed-hike betsSource: Reuters
The dollar inched up towards a seven-month peak against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, bolstered by widening rate differentials in favour of U.S. Treasuries on expectations the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates...
November 10, 2015 America's 3 Most Overpaid CEOsSource: The Motley Fool
Skyrocketing CEO compensation is a huge and growing concern for investors -- and no wonder. In 1965, the average CEO of publicly listed companies was paid 20 times more than the average worker. Last year, it was an incredible 303...
November 10, 2015 Did Peoples Gas mislead regulators? Attorney general wants a probeSource: Crain's
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan wants state utility regulators to probe whether executives withheld information from them on the skyrocketing costs of replacing Chicago's aging gas mains in order to gain approval of the...
November 10, 2015 Oil steady after IEA sees sharp decline in investmentSource: Reuters
Oil prices were steady on Tuesday after the International Energy Agency noted unprecedented declines in investment, though gains were limited as the overall picture of a market in glut remains.
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