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At Citi, Wells Fargo, and Bank of America’s shareholder meetings on Tuesday and Wednesday, we will witness just how much we now depend on investors at the largest banks to protect us from worldwide economic collapse.
April 26, 2016 The Fed Is Meeting in April to Talk About JuneSource: Bloomberg
The Fed will stand pat this week. We know it, they know it. So what then will the Fed talk about for two days?
April 25, 2016 Brexit: What it Means for the United StatesSource: Huff Post
This week, while on a three-day visit to Great Britain, President Barack Obama waded into the British political debate surrounding the upcoming, June 23, referendum on Britain’s continued membership in the European...
April 25, 2016 Carbon Pricing Becomes a Cause for the World Bank and I.M.F.Source: NY Times
The World Bank and International Monetary Fund are pressing governments to impose a price tag on planet-warming carbon dioxide emissions, using economic leverage and technical assistance that institutions like the United Nations...
Source: Seattle PI
Test results of water in a small percentage of older Seattle homes with galvanized piping showed lead levels well below allowable federal limits, Seattle Public Utilities said.
April 25, 2016 Why New York blocked a major natural gas pipelineSource: CS Monitor
New York regulators announced Friday that they will not issue a water-quality permit needed for the proposed Constitution Pipeline running through the Northeastern United States.
The city will require private building owners to update heating and power systems to help meet a goal of cutting greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday.
April 25, 2016 Lackluster GDP throws wrench into Fed’s rate-hike plansSource: MarketWatch
The Federal Reserve has not raised interest rates so far this year due to concerns about the global economy. Now it can add a sickly U.S. economy to its worry list.
Source: The Guardian
It was a spectacular signal of global intent on Friday when more than 170 governments signed up to the Paris deal. But it’s just the start of a long, hard road
Mitsubishi Motors Corp's fuel economy scandal broadened on Friday as U.S. auto safety authorities said they were seeking information, and media reported that the automaker had submitted misleading data on at least one more model...
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