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November 19, 2014 Does the Keystone pipeline really matter?Source: CNBC
Jason Feer, Head of Business Intelligence at Poten & Partners, discusses the significance of the Keystone XL pipeline following the rejection of the bill by the U.S. Senate on Tuesday.
November 19, 2014 Found: Billions Of Wasted Medicare DollarsSource: Forbes
It is well known that Medicare expenditures threaten the financial solvency of the U.S. government. And it is pretty well agreed upon that some of our Medicare spending goes towards wasteful medical care.
November 19, 2014 Australia stands firm against G20 pack on climate change
Reuters - Abbott made the remarks at a joint press conference in Canberra with visiting French President Francois Hollande, who said he hoped a new deal on carbon emissions would be legally binding and linked to a new...
November 19, 2014 Bank of England minutes reveal 'material spread of views'Source: CNBC
The Bank of England's rate-setting committee is divided on the risks facing the U.K.'s economy, with two members continuing to vote for a hike in interest rates, minutes of its latest policy meeting revealed
November 19, 2014 Saudi oil policy uncertainty unleashes the conspiracy theoristsSource: Reuters
If Saudi Oil Minister Ali al Naimi wants to stop conspiracy theories spreading before a crucial OPEC meeting next week, it's too late.
November 19, 2014 Largest Public Pensions Face $2 Trillion Gap, Moody's Says
Money News - The only two bright spots among the 25 largest pensions are the îTennessee Consolidated Retirement Systemî and Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Fund, which had muted growth in unfunded liabilities,...
November 18, 2014 US pension insurer ran record $62B deficit in 2014Source: Seattle PI
The deficit run up by the federal agency that insures pensions for about 41 million Americans has nearly doubled, to $62 billion. And the agency says that without changes, its program for pension plans covering 10 million of...
Source: Dallas Morning News
The new political pecking order in Washington gets its first major test Tuesday, when proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline get something they’ve been demanding for six years. The Senate will vote on the massive pipeline that’s...
November 17, 2014 G20 Issues Strong Statement On Climate ChangeSource: Planetsave
As you may know from earlier coverage, the powerful G20 meeting this weekend in Brisbane didn’t go exactly the way its Australian planners intended when they drew up the agenda. However, it seems to have worked out as well as...
November 17, 2014 Malaysian electronics sector in danger of being placed on US watch list
Yahoo News Malaysia - Responding to the US Labour Department-funded îVeriteî on its September findings that nearly one in three of 350,000 îworkersî in Malaysia's electronic industry suffered from...
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