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Source: The Guardian
The chances of a deal at the Paris climate change summit that starts on 30 November look better than anyone might have thought possible even a year ago. But if success seems more likely than failure, failure – as President...
September 16, 2015 Why You Shouldn’t Fear a Fed Rate Hike - text/videoSource: Time
Conventional wisdom says that if the Federal Reserve goes ahead and lifts rates this week, investors will view that as one more impediment to global growth, which could lead to yet more selling on Wall Street.
September 16, 2015 The Case Against Raising Interest RatesSource: Huff Post
The case against raising rates now is fairly simple: Inflation is below the target, and while unemployment keeps dropping, wages aren’t increasing significantly. Meanwhile, the Chinese economy’s increasingly stuttering transition...
September 14, 2015 Fed to hike? The problem is, it might not matterSource: CNBC
The Federal Reserve may or may not elect to raise its target on the federal funds rate when it meets on Thursday. Yet either way, the much-anticipated decision is unlikely to have nearly as great an impact on the economy as it...
September 10, 2015 Will the Paris climate talks hit it out of the park or be a planetary strike-out' (Opinion)
The Christian Science Monitor - it was a decent treaty given the way the world looked in the mid-1990s and what we knew about climate change through the fist two sets of reports by the î??Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
September 9, 2015 What Oscar Munoz Must Do In His First 100-Days As CEO Of Scandal-ridden United AirlinesSource: Forbes
Oscar Munoz’ onboarding into the CEO role at United is a prototypical hot landing. He’s under fire from the press about the scandal that forced his predecessor to resign, from shareholders unhappy about investment lagging rivals’...
September 8, 2015 How A Carbon Tax Can Win Bipartisan SupportSource: Triple Pundit
The advocacy group Carbon Washington is attempting to add a carbon tax to the 2016 Washington state ballot. The initiative would tax fossil fuels at $25 per metric ton of carbon dioxide. That’s 25 cents per gallon of gas (3.78...
September 3, 2015 IMF: China slowdown threatens global outlookSource: MarketWatch
Ian Talley WASHINGTON--China's slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world's largest economies, the International...
September 2, 2015 FSMA: No Safety, No ModernizationSource: Food Safety News
In the midst of food prices that are already on the rise, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will vastly increase costs, but it’s not likely to change food safety nor will it modernize...
September 2, 2015 I am a socially liberal, millennial immigrant—and here’s why Donald Trump has my voteSource: Quartz
Billionaire real-estate mogul and now presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is leading the Republican primary polls this summer. Yet, even as his numbers rise the majority of narratives I read online continue to reflect the idea...
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