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May 18, 2012 World stock markets sink on US, Europe worriesSource: AP
BANGKOK — World stocks fell Friday after credit downgrades slapped on Spanish banks unnerved investors already worried about the stability of the 17-country euro currency union. The fall in European shares followed a sharp...
Tennessee, gave his daughter some reasonable advice as she finishes up a program in environmental management at Duke University: “Don’t use that word with a lot of people,” he said. “They won’t know what you’re talking about.”
May 18, 2012 Healthy food doesn't have to be expensiveSource: LA Times
Healthy food, we’ve often heard, is pricey food. Fruits and vegetables -- they’re expensive! We can’t afford to eat that way! That’s why we don’t do it!
May 18, 2012 Backdating Stock Options Still a Risky PlaySource: CFO
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit agreed with a district court on Tuesday that the former CFO of semiconductor concern Maxim Integrated Products, Carl Jasper, would be on the hook for backdating stock options...
May 18, 2012 Senate impasse over Fed endsSource: Boston Globe
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Thursday confirmed two nominees chosen by President Obama for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, overcoming Republican objections and bringing the seven-member board to full strength for the first...
May 17, 2012 MAJOR PUSH TO CLEAN UP SHALE GAS FRACKING AS 55 TOP INVESTORS WITH $1 TRILLION IN ASSETS WEIGH INSource: Boston Common Asset Management
BOSTON - Major investors are no longer willing to sit by idly as energy companies engaged in shale gas fracking face concerns about industry drilling problems, growing regulatory uncertainty, and increasing opposition from...
A tsunami of capital flight from Greece threatens to overwhelm the authorities, forcing the country out of the euro before fresh elections in June.
A pet food recall that has had consumers buzzing in recent weeks because of its breadth prompted the Food and Drug Administration to conduct an investigation of the plant that all of the food was produced.
May 17, 2012 Cuomo releases proposal for non-profit pay capSource: Times Union
The proposed regulations block providers from spending more than $199,000 in state funds for the compensation of an executive. If a provider chooses to pay an executive more than $199,000 from other sources, the provider must...
Source: Economic Times
NEW DELHI: On the second day of the Bonn climate change negotiations, the US, the EU and other developed countries tried to stall discussions on whether the rich countries had met their obligations on reducing emissions and...
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