Stories Below come from our Media Partner 3BL Media - Click their logo or any of the stories for more information
News & Updates
Source: Orlando Business Journal
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has ordered Charlotte, N.C.-based Bank of America (NYSE: BAC) to pay $727 million in relief to consumers for misleading them in the sale of credit-card add-on products. The CFPB says 1.4...
April 10, 2014 Hewlett-Packard fined $108 million in bribery casesSource: SF Gate
Hewlett-Packard will pay $108 million in criminal fines and civil penalties for bribing officials in Russia, Poland and Mexico to win technology contracts, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
April 9, 2014 EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: In historic event, environment to be placed at heart of global agendaSource: Reuters
The environment is set to take centre stage this June with the holding of a landmark meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, the home of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). Environment Ministers and Government representatives...
kcet.org - Monday in Washington, D.C., the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî -- admittedly not our favorite organization, for somewhat obvious reasons-- held a science forum which included one very important...
April 9, 2014 US Banks Must Boost Capital Levels By $68B And Change Their Leverage Ratio Under New RulesSource: International Business Times
Eight large U.S.banks must boost capital levels by a total of $68 billion by 2018 under new federal norms, U.S. regulators said Tuesday, as they work toward putting checks and balances in place to reduce the risk of a repeat of...
April 9, 2014 U.K. Risks Brownout Without Power From ScotlandSource: Bloomberg
Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond said England would risk power brownouts without supplies from his region
The European Union's highest court ruled on Tuesday that an EU directive requiring telecoms companies to store the communications data of EU citizens for up to two years was invalid. "The Court of Justice declares the Data...
April 8, 2014 Citigroup agrees $1.13bn settlement with investorsSource: BBC News
Citigroup is to pay $1.13bn (£676m) to settle claims by investors who had demanded it buy back billions in residential mortgage-backed securities. A group of 18 institutional investors asked the bank to make the offer to the...
NEW YORK - The percentage of Americans without health insurance dipped to its lowest in nearly six years due in part to President Obama's health-care reform law, commonly known as Obamacare, according to a Gallup poll released on...
April 8, 2014 World 'needs Plan B' on climate - IPCC reportSource: BBC News
The world needs a Plan B on climate change because politicians are failing to reduce carbon emissions, according to a UN report. It warns governments if they overshoot their short-term carbon targets they will have to cut CO2...
|HOME | ABOUT THE SITE | REGISTRATION INFORMATION | VOICES: FEATURED COMMENTATORS AND BLOGGERS | SPECIAL SECTIONS|