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December 17, 2012 Smart Money Is on Geithner to Replace Bernanke
Bloomberg - âAs is often the case during periods of rapid change, more significant concentrations of risk were present than was apparent at the time,â Geithner told the îCouncil on Foreign Relationsî on...
December 17, 2012 Senate seeks $60 billion Sandy aid, Republicans eye smaller bill
Yahoo! India News - The amount in the Senate bill is considerably less than the $82 billion in aid requested by îNewî York, îNewî îJerseyî and Connecticut, the states that bore the brunt of...
December 14, 2012 Obama, Boehner hold "frank" meeting amid "fiscal cliff" frustrationSource: Reuters
President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner held a "frank" face-to-face meeting on Thursday in an effort to break an impasse in talks to avert the "fiscal cliff" of steep tax increases and spending...
For the last two weeks some of the planet’s most oppressive regimes have faced off against some of the most powerful Internet advocates in an effort to rewrite a multilateral communications treaty that, if successful, could have...
December 14, 2012 While The Fiscal Cliff Keeps You Distracted, The AMT Will Rob You BlindSource: Forbes
While the nation’s eyes are affixed firmly on the future tax implications of the fiscal cliff negotiations, few people realize that they stand to pay larger tax bills in 2012 courtesy of a little something Congress could have —...
December 14, 2012 Wall Street nemesis Warren to join U.S. Senate Banking CommitteeSource: Thomsonreuters
Wall Street critic and Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren will join the Senate Banking Committee next year where she is likely to be a loud voice in favor of tight financial regulation.
December 14, 2012 The Biggest Food Safety Disasters Of 2012Source: Huff Post
From widespread salmonella outbreaks involving peanuts and cantaloupe to the discovery of mad cow disease in a California dairy cow, it's been quite a year for food safety. There's promise that the Food Safety Modernization Act,...
December 14, 2012 Staying Competitive Through Healthcare Reform: How Billing Can HelpSource: Insurance Networking.com
(Registration) As healthcare payers prepare for an undefined future, they can benefit by looking at their technology infrastructure and IT systems, and examining how well these systems can support change. Healthcare payers can...
December 14, 2012 Does Bernanke’s clearer ‘Fed speak’ make him a better steward of the U.S. economy?Source: Washington Post
This past summer, Alan Greenspan, the former Federal Reserve chairman, told a magazine how he’d practice the opaque dialect known as “Fed-speak” in his nearly two decades leading the U.S. central bank.
December 14, 2012 Steve Goreham: Global warming blamed entirely on the United States
Mercury - The theory of man-made global warming is increasingly suspect. The 1990 First Assessment Report of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) predicted a rise in global surface temperatures of...
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