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January 5, 2020 Honda reveals that it underreported accidents

Source: The Hoops News

Honda Motor Company has admitted that it failed to inform US safety regulators about 1,729 claims for deaths and injuries linked to accidents involving its vehicles since 2003. This fact was revealed by the Japanese vehicle...

December 18, 2015 TBLI CONFERENCE SERIES 2015

Source: TBLI Group

TBLI CONFERENCES in 2015: 23 Jan (Chicago/USA @Kellogg/Booth) - 29/30 Apr (Singapore/Rep. of Singapore @Insead) - 15/16 Jun (Copenhagen/Denmark @Copenhagen School of Business) - 3rd Quarter (USA) - 4th Quarter (Europe)[more]

February 17, 2015 GreenBiz Forum 2015

Source: GreenBiz

GreenBiz Forum 2015 brings together an unprecedented partnership between GreenBiz Group, The Sustainability Consortium, and The Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives, a unit of the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of...[more]

November 27, 2014 Goldcorp Signs Important Resource Development Agreement with Four First Nation Communities in Timmins, Ontario

DESCRIPTION:November 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Goldcorp announced on November 24, 2014, that its Porcupine Gold Mines has signed a Resource Development Agreement with four First Nation communities including Mattagami First Nation,...

November 27, 2014 Death toll in Sarawak mine accident rises to 4

The Malaysian Insider - Officials have claimed they were all legal îworkersî ... îVeriteî said nearly one-third of the 350,000 îworkersî in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector â...

November 27, 2014 Opelika golf course to host PGA Tour event, Gov. Bentley expects event to draw tourism revenue

brandonsun.com - OPELIKA, Ala. - The PGA Tour is coming to Alabama next year. The new tournament will be played July 13-18, 2015, at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National in Opelika. Shaving product company Barbasol...

November 27, 2014 SodaStream Adds Sustainability Fizz To Its Image

by Antonio Pasolini DESCRIPTION:I remember that on my first visit to Switzerland back in the 1990s, I was surprised when my host asked me whether I wanted fizzy or still water from what looked like a standard water dispenser. I...

November 27, 2014 Shareholder groups to Exxon: Oil price, climate risk should lead to $56B in dividends

The Business Journal - Exxon Mobil Corp. needs to face the reality of low oil prices and climate change, according to shareholders from Arjuna Capital and îAs you Sowî. An unspecified number of shareholders took the...

November 27, 2014 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Lose Steam After 3-day Run Of Wins

NASDAQ - The îStoxxî Europe 600 was up by as much as 0.4% after Constancio's comments, but the rise was eventually whittled down, leaving the index to close unchanged at 346.28. "That price action doesn't really...

November 27, 2014 A rousing speech for Umno but old, tired themes for Malaysia

The Malaysian Insider - Wong also said a true test of whether Muhyiddin really wanted Umno members to do that would be whether he allowed them to talk about the NEPâs failures or the scandal-hit î1Malaysia Development...

November 27, 2014 Public-listed airport operator questions federal audit call for klia2

Yahoo News Singapore - He said the committee found that MAHB, whose major shareholder is sovereign wealth fund îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî, did not prioritise the need of its âcustomersâ, including the...

November 27, 2014 Man Held In Belfast Over McConville Murder

Pirate FM - Sports News: Billy Twelvetrees has been called into the England side for the final îQBEî International against Australia on Saturday. Strange News: With big money riding on the careers of top musicians,...

November 27, 2014 Washington unveils policy to help people get foreclosed homes back

Reuters - The FHFA said the new rule applies to about 121,000 properties currently owned by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, which guarantee most new U.S. mortgages and were bailed out by taxpayers in 2008...

November 27, 2014 Net Migration To UK Soars By More Than 40%

Pirate FM - Sports News: Billy Twelvetrees has been called into the England side for the final îQBEî International against Australia on Saturday. Strange News: With big money riding on the careers of top musicians,...

November 27, 2014 Budget focus on Speed, Scale and Skill: Puneet Chaddha

India Infoline Ltd - The author is Puneet Chaddha, CEO, îHSBC Global Asset Managementî, India. > 2553

November 27, 2014 The return of Ruarri

WEST BRITON - NOVEMBER will see the long-awaited return of one of our finest singer-songwriters back onto the live circuit. Critically acclaimed folk and blues troubadour Ruarri Joseph took time out with his family this year...

November 27, 2014 AT&T, Z80 Labs, United Way, d!g Buffalo, and Buffalo Open Data Host Civic App Symposium | Business

eastside.wgrz.com - FLOW has been used by the îWorld Bank, Waterî for People, and a number of International NGOs to monitor the status of water wells and sanitation facilities in countries like Malawi, Liberia, and...

November 27, 2014 Europe shares close mixed; DAX up for 10th session

Yahoo Finance - Thomas Cook down 20% The pan-European îStoxxî Europe 600 index (^îSTOXXî) closed flat at 346.46. Energy stocks were showing weakness as the fall in oil prices weighed on the sector. The DAX...

November 27, 2014 Mike Tyson says he was sexually abused as a child

Jamaica Observer - LOS ANGELES, (AFP) - Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was sexually abused when he was seven years old by a stranger on the street, he told US radio. The 48-year-old former boxer said an adult male grabbed...

November 27, 2014 Whither Japan Seen in Abe Buoying Nikkei 225 Amid Topix Selling

Businessweek - îAmundiî Japan Ltd. and Mizuho Asset Management Co. say favorable prospects for Japanâs manufacturers amid unprecedented monetary easing contrast with a gloomy outlook for businesses reliant on...

November 27, 2014 Report: Holiday spending may rise, but most shoppers will watch budget

Verde Independent - The annual outlook for holiday spending by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî and the Credit Union National Association includes some tips to help consumers be smart about their shopping: - Make...

November 27, 2014 Umaru Sanda receives 2014 WASH Award

Citi FM Online - Umaru Sanda received his award in Stockholm on Friday at the îWorld Water Weekî conference in Sweden. This is the second international media award Umaru Sanda has won in his young journalism career...

November 27, 2014 Biosecurity precautions urged over bird flu threat in Europe

Global Meat News - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) have warned that avian influenzaâs ârapid spreadâ through Europe...

November 27, 2014 Kazakhstan on Brink of WTO Membership Deal, Afghanistan in Line

IT Business Net - îWorld Trade Organizationî Director General Roberto Azevedo said in a report on Tuesday that the 160-member organization is in active discussions with 10 countries aiming to become members, including...

November 27, 2014 Four European stock indexes closed after technical issues

ForexTV - For the rest of Europe, the îStoxxî Europe 600 index rose 0.1% to 346.57. Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Visit MarketWatch.com for more information...

November 27, 2014 Deere and Seadrill are big market movers

La Crosse Tribune - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The farming equipment maker predicted that sales and...

November 27, 2014 PUB invites proposals to study flood risks

AsiaOne - Earlier last year, the international îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) said in a landmark report that the sea level could rise by almost 1m by 2100 if the most aggressive climate change...

November 27, 2014 Will Umno members be bold enough to take the cue from Tun Mahathir'

The Rakyat Post - But some voices from the room where the special briefing took place, as reported in pro-Barisan Nasional blog postings, claimed that they had been told not to touch on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî...

November 27, 2014 Vanguard files for 'ultra' short-term bond fund

Investment News - Mr. Nassour currently manages multiple investment-grade bond funds and Mr. Van Ommeren is co-leader of the firm's asset-backed and îcommercial-mortgage-backed securitiesî team. Overall, Vanguard...

November 27, 2014 Student art exhibit along two Portland trails envisions the effect of rising sea level

Portland Press Herald - Although the political debate over climate change continues, particularly in the U.S., the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî wrote earlier this month that it is âextremely...

November 27, 2014 Deere, Seadrill, Cubic, Taser International and Hain are big market movers

Minneapolis Star Tribune - NEW YORK â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: NYSE Deere & Co., down 80 cents to $86.99 The...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Takes Various Actions on CSMC Series 2010-RR1

Yahoo Finance - The following îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî are collateral for the re-REMIC securities rated by Fitch: Credit Suisse Commercial Mortgage Trust series 2007-C5 --8.8% interest in class A-4, in...

November 27, 2014 Interior, Agriculture Departments Partner to Measure Conservation Impacts on Water Quality

GeoCommunity - The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer picture of the benefits of farmers'...

November 27, 2014 U.S. Stock Futures Steady After Weak Data

Inside Fidelity - In fact, stock gains in Europe were partly spurred by the strong U.S. data. The îStoxxî Europe 600 up 0.1%. European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio on Wednesday suggested the bank is...

November 27, 2014 County hears from Rocky Fork Lake property owners on new sewer assessments

highlandcountypress.com - She said the county will receive $10,000 additional dollars toward economic development. Oberrecht thanked îAEPî for funding the county's proposal, which calls for additional marketing and a...

November 27, 2014 Flat FTSE lags euro zone peers as energy stocks weigh

Yahoo Finance - It lagged a 0.5 percent gain for Germany's DAX and a 0.3 percent rise for the Euro îSTOXXî 50, supported by expectations of further stimulus measures from the European Central Bank. The FTSE, which is...

November 27, 2014 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Zurich Insurance Company Limited

Market Watch - LONDON, Nov 26, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A+ (Superior) and the issuer credit rating (ICR) of âaa-â of Zurich Insurance Company Limited (ZIC)...

November 27, 2014 U.S. Stock Futures Pause Before Consumer Data

Inside Fidelity - In fact, stock gains in Europe were partly spurred by the strong U.S. data. European stocks were on track for a fourth session of gains, with the îStoxxî Europe 600 up 0.2%. European Central Bank...

November 27, 2014 Use Mineral Royalties Only For Development Projects

Peacefmonline - It is for this reason the Ministry of Finance and the Ghana îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî (GEITI) organized the workshop, aimed at implementing guidelines, which would ensure that...

November 27, 2014 Expert: Concerns on capital flows overdone

China Daily - In a separate forum, Dai Xianglong, former chairman of the îChina National Social Security Fundî Council, said China's capital account convertibility is very likely to be realized in the coming five to...

November 27, 2014 Arabtec to sell USD540m stake

MENAFN - Abu Dhabi's îAabar Investmentsî, which already bought 16 percent of the former CEO's stake to earlier this month, is an expected candidate to buy the remaining stake though its spokesman declined to comment...

November 27, 2014 Brandlogic Report: Poor Market Communications Can Undermine Real Sustainability Progress

Thomasnet News - For determining SRS, the study employed sustainability performance measurement systems developed by îCRD Analyticsî. SPS scores come from Brandlogic's Sustainability Brand Perception Survey....

November 27, 2014 Armenian peacekeepers leave for Lebanon

Armenia Now - Armenian peacekeeping units have left for Lebanon last night to participate in the îUnited Nationsî Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL) mission. Armenian Defense Minister Seyran Ohanyan and Italian...

November 27, 2014 A.M. Best Assigns Indicative Rating To W.R. Berkley Corporation's New Shelf Registration

The Street - A.M. Best has assigned indicative ratings of "a-" to senior unsecured debt, "bbb+" to subordinated debt and "bbb" to preferred stock of W.R. Berkley Corporation (W.R. Berkley) (Greenwich, CT) [NYSE:WRB]. These...

November 27, 2014 Food safety tips for the holiday season

Chiropractic Economics - November 26, 2014âDuring this busy holiday season, the New Hampshire îDepartmentî of Health ... safety practices to avoid îfoodborneî illnesses, such as Salmonella, E. coli,...

November 27, 2014 Monsanto Company Joins WBCSD

The Street - GENEVA, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî (WBCSD) today announced that Monsanto Company has joined its membership. Monsanto, a leading global provider...

November 27, 2014 Syrian Kurds feel abandoned as Kobani battle rages

Buffalo News - SURUC, Turkey (AP) â Kneeling over his brother's fresh grave, Ali Mehmud gathered clumps of dirt in his hands, raised them to his lips to kiss them, then softly placed them back on the small mound. His...

November 27, 2014 Upgrading Egypt's economic outlook stimulus for investments, growth rate

MENAFN - Fitch Shortly after S&P's ratings, and for the first time since 2011, îFitch Ratingsî agency in January 2014 upgraded Egypt's economic outlook from negative to stable. It maintained its long-term foreign...

November 27, 2014 Neste Oil's statutory employer-employee negotiations complete - company to let 203 employees go

GlobeNewswire - Neste Oil shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Neste Oil has been accepted into the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World Index. The company has also been on the Global 100 list of sustainable...

November 27, 2014 Goldman Ordered by Judge to Disclose Profits on Libya Trades

ZACKS - Background In May 2011, the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, which once functioned under the authority of the late Muammar Gaddafi, lost almost 98% of a $1.3 billion bet on currency movements and other complex...

November 27, 2014 As ABA Blawg 100 shows, biglaw is finding the handle on quality blogging

kevin.lexblog.com - They exclusively cover the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî, and boy do they cover it. If thereâs any news even loosely tied to the CFPB, theyâre on it, and they explain it in a...

November 27, 2014 Mortgage Rates Right in Line with 1.5-Year Lows

Mortgage News Daily - Generally speaking, our best-execution rate tends to connote no origination or discount points--though this can vary--and tends to predict îFreddie Macî's weekly survey with high accuracy. It's...

November 27, 2014 Predicting the impact from future HELOC loan resets

mpamag.com - From a policy perspective, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauîâs ability-to-repay rule that bans interest-only loans does not apply to HELOCs. This begs the question, why didnât policy...

November 27, 2014 Wilson wants Aussie sweetener

Sporting Life - A flawed 28-9 victory over Samoa has eased the pressure building after five successive defeats, albeit each of them inflicted by southern hemisphere powerhouses New Zealand and South Africa. Autumn respectability...

November 27, 2014 Catalyst Funds converts third hedge fund

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - The Fund focuses on delivering monthly dividend income derived from investments in mortgage-backed securities (MBS), including U.S. agency and non-agency residential MBS, îcommercial...

November 27, 2014 Atlas Copco wins award for best Annual Report

Dagens Nyheter - Earlier this year Atlas Copco was again included in the annual United Nations Global Compact 100 stock index and the prestigious îDow Jones Sustainabilityî stock index. The Group was also ranked...

November 27, 2014 PE investment to rise by 2 million by the end of 2014

content.magicbricks.com - Many sovereign and pension funds are also committing funds to Indian real estate like All Pensions Group (APG Group), Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), îQatar Investment Authorityî...

November 27, 2014 Brokers Speak the Truth

ALM Globe St - The final rule aligns the QRM definition with that of a qualified mortgage as defined by the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî and also requires the agencies to review the definition of QRM no...

November 27, 2014 Fed TILA-RESPA Webinar Site; FHA 4bp Fee Fight Heats up; Total Mortgage Volume Figures

Mortgage News Daily - These sessions, presented by the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB), are part of an on-going series of webinars to address the new rule as creditors, mortgage brokers, settlement...

November 27, 2014 Kansas Public Employees adds Vanguard fund to 457 plan

Pensions & Investments - îKansas Public Employees Retirement Systemî, Topeka, will add the Vanguard Selected Value Fund to the lineup of its 457 plan in January, said an announcement on the retirement...

November 27, 2014 Ebola: UN crisis response mission opens new office in Mali

malaysiasun.com - 26 November 2014 - The newest outpost of the îUnited Nationsî Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER) became operational today, while a new head of its Guinea office was named and the World...

November 27, 2014 England v Australia: Owen Farrell dropped as Billy Twelvetrees named at centre for autumn international

Daily Telegraph - England have dropped Owen Farrell for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham with Billy Twelvetrees selected in his place at inside centre. Farrell has been overlooked for the...

November 27, 2014 US 30-year mortgage rates slip to 3.97 percent

The Roanoke Times - Mortgage company îFreddie Macî says the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage declined to 3.97 percent this week from 3.99 percent last week. Rates are now about a half-point lower than at the...

November 27, 2014 Goldman Sachs Told to Reveal Libya Transaction Profits

Bloomberg - The bank should tell the îLibyan Investment Authorityî what its profits were on the disputed trades, and how it calculated them, Judge Vivien Rose said at a London court hearing. The LIA is suing Goldman...

November 27, 2014 NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA

4 Traders - 10/23 YUSEN LOGISTICS: JOINS TRANSAIDâS CORPORATE MEMBERSHIP SCHEME 10/23 NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA: NYK Again Included in îFTSE4Goodî Index 10/17 NIPPON YUSEN KABUSHIKI KAISHA: NYK Updates the...

November 27, 2014 South Wales Evening Post published Missing woman Tracey Jane Williams found after leaving hospital

AD HOC News - Chris Robshaw admits England's autumn outlook hinges on one final assault at Twickenham and failure against Australia would leave two months to stew over a dismal îQBEî Series. The rivals clash in a...

November 27, 2014 HARP Refis Eclipse the 3.2 Million Mark Nationwide

National Mortgage Professional - Since 2009, nearly 20 million mortgage refinances have been completed through îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, including more than 3.2 million through HARP. FHFA estimates...

November 27, 2014 South Florida's housing comeback among best in nation

Sun Sentinel - The South Florida housing outlook improves in the latest îFreddie Macî Multi-Indicator Market Index. On-time mortgage payments are helping South Florida's housing market recover. South Florida ranks...

November 27, 2014 Good Corporate Governance Correlates to Higher CSR Performance and Shareholder Wealth

News Wise - Newswise â UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEYâS HAAS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS â Berkeley-Haasâ Center for Responsible Business has awarded its 2014 Moskowitz Prize to the authors of a study...

November 27, 2014 Swans win late with Parker

Proudly Sydney - The Swans will officially select îQBEî Sydney Swans Academy trio Isaac Heeney, Jack Hiscox and Abe Davis, and will also elevate rookies Dan Robinson, Jake Lloyd and Xavier Richards to the senior list....

November 27, 2014 Will McDonald's Buy The Farm Or Bet The Farm'

Seeking Alpha - As îMichael Pollanî has emphasized, when we eat beef, we are really eating corn. Vast amounts of corn. Beef cattle destined for slaughter consume as much as 32 pounds of corn-based feed each day (or...

November 27, 2014 Logan Municipal Council set to approve $144M budget

The Herald Journal - Visitors to HJNews.com may access up to seven articles a month for free without a subscription. For unlimited access to the best local news, please purchase a digital or print subscription. SALT LAKE CITY...

November 27, 2014 North Korean worker among four killed in Malaysia mine accident

AsiaOne - Officials have claimed they were all legal îworkersî ... îVeriteî said nearly one third of the 350,000 îworkersî in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector - many of them from...

November 27, 2014 Meet the New Warm Fuzzy Payday Lenders

Reason - Take the alleged actions of two Kansas City firms. According to separate complaints filed by the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî and the Federal Trade Commission in September, both companies were...

November 27, 2014 David Wilson urges England to overcome World Cup group rivals Australia

Daily Mail - David Wilson has urged England to end a frustrating autumn on a high by overcoming World Cup group rivals Australia in Saturday's final îQBEî International at Twickenham. A flawed 28-9 victory over Samoa...

November 27, 2014 Care center seeks legislative changes to retirement system

moabtimes.com - Barraclough recently met with the lawmakers, and he said there was a âpretty strongâ consensus among them that they just need to fix the îUtah Retirement Systemsî (URS) law. âI left...

November 27, 2014 Mortgage rates mostly flat heading into holiday

Washington Post - Mortgage rates were mostly flat this week heading into Thanksgiving, according to the latest data released Wednesday by îFreddie Macî. îFreddie Macî released the results of its weekly...

November 27, 2014 Ontario First Province To Crack Down On Pesticides Linked To Mass Die-Off Of Bees

The Huffington Post - Over the summer, U.S. President Barack Obama appointed a task force to produce a strategy to stop the decline of pollinating insects and ordered an îEnvironmentalî Protection ... of pesticides to...

November 27, 2014 Thanksgiving Round-Up: Reverse Mortgages Get Tougher

Reverse Mortgage Daily - As the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî continues its crackdown on mortgage lenders, its practices open the gate for further lawsuits and enforcement actions. Washington Post: Reverse...

November 27, 2014 CFPB's Prepaid Card Rules Put a Freeze on the Future

American Banker Online - On Nov. 13, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî published its long-awaited proposed rules applying regulations for electronic funds transactions to prepaid cards. The 870 pages of...

November 27, 2014 European Stocks Edge Higher, Supported by ECB Signal on Bond Buying

Morning Star - The îStoxxî Europe 600 was up around 0.2% midafternoon, with investors increasingly confident that the ECB is preparing to implement additional measures to stimulate sluggish growth. "Our call remains...

November 27, 2014 WTO postpones trade deal after Argentina's last-minute objection

Buenos Aires Herald - The îWorld Trade Organizationî WTO logo is seen at the entrance of the WTO headquarters in Geneva. The îWorld Trade Organizationî postponed adoption of the first global trade reform...

November 27, 2014 Will Fannie-Freddie's Policy Change Impact Housing Sector'

ZACKS - Previous Policy Under the FHFAâs prior guidelines, îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî could sell the foreclosed properties back to the homeowners at the outstanding mortgage amount. There was no...

November 27, 2014 BofA Mortgage Ruling Helps Seal $16.7 Billion Accord

Bloomberg - In a New York case, Bank of America was found liable by a federal jury last year over claims that Countrywide defrauded îFannie Maeî (FNMA) and îFreddie Macî (FMCC) by selling them billions of...

November 27, 2014 European stocks gain as ECB puts full-blown QE on deck

news.morningstar.com - Markets: The îStoxxî Europe 600 extended gains by 0.3%, to 347.23. An advance on Wednesday would be the market's fourth in a row. The win streak kicked off on Friday, after ECB President Mario...

November 27, 2014 Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

The Algemeiner - Under the terms of the September deal, the club now has the funds to expand its famed Bernabéu stadium, named after club legend Santiago Bernabéu, thanks to an agreement with the...

November 27, 2014 Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

teletrader.com - According to the flagging notification by îIlmarinenî Mutual Pension Insurance Company on 16 September 2014 îIlmarinenî Mutual Pension Insurance Company had given an undertaking to accept...

November 27, 2014 Mortgage Income Requirements in 2015 Will Be Driven by New Rules

Home Buying Institute - In December 2013, one month before the QM rule took effect, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB) debunked a a handful of myths and rumors pertaining to the new rule. According to...

November 27, 2014 England rugby union signing Sam Burgess is "bizarre" claims Australia legend David Campese

Mirror - Going against these blokes itâs about sheer will-power and having a go.â * David Campese was speaking at the îQBEî Rugby Behind Enemy Lines event. For more information go to QBErugby.com. > 1862

November 27, 2014 Whole Foods is the most beautiful place in America

Washington Post - In his 2007 magnum opus âThe Omnivoreâs Dilemma,â the food writer îMichael Pollanî confesses with embarrassment âthat I really enjoy shopping at Whole Foods.â The source...

November 27, 2014 Climate change: Global weather predicted to become increasingly extreme despite warnings

The Independent - From 1980 to 2004 the total cost of extreme weather came to â conservatively - $1.4 trillion, according to the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. Of this sum, only one quarter was...

November 27, 2014 LLTC Makes Bullish Cross Above Critical Moving Average

NASDAQ - According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, LLTC makes up 9.95% of the First Trust NASDAQ îClean Edgeî Green Energy Index Fund ETF (Symbol: QCLN) which is trading up by about 0.7% on the day Wednesday. > 2553

November 27, 2014 Average 30-year mortgage rate slips to 3.97%

USA Today - Mortgage company îFreddie Macî says the nationwide average for a 30-year mortgage declined to 3.97% this week from 3.99% last week. Rates are now about a half-point lower than at the beginning of the year....

November 27, 2014 Senior members of insurance department staff to leave with Praeger

KHI Kansas Health Institute - While at the agency, he headed the îNational Association of Insurance Commissionersî Anti-Fraud Task Force. OâNeil headed the consumer assistance office. Woerman, who served as...

November 27, 2014 Americans waste a ridiculous amount of food on Thanksgiving

Salon - Regarding that second one, îMichael Pollanî came out with a brand new food rule urging us to take back control of our plates: Supersized portions have become the bane of both our health and the health of the...

November 27, 2014 Green Bonds: A Game Changer in Raising Sustainable Finance

CSR Wire - Climate bonds, popularly known as green bonds, are fixed-income investments aimed at financing environmentally friendly projects. Green bonds were pioneered by global development banks, including the World Bank, about...

November 27, 2014 BFA Survey Shows 68% SME Have No Independent Directors. If Not Mandatory, 80% SME Don't Want to Appoint Any Independent Directors

Business Wire - About 48% said yes. 27% CFOs replied in negative. Rest of them felt it is not feasible. Mandatory îCSRî - Good or Bad' The recent Companies Act makes 2% net profit contribution to îCSRî...

November 27, 2014 Real Madrid Quest to be the Best

Forza Futbol - Last month Madrid formed a strategic partnership with the Abu Dhabi fund îInternational Petroleum Investment Companyî (IPIC), who will fund the â¬400million project. Madridistas want a larger...

November 27, 2014 8 Horrible Truths About Police Brutality and Racism in America Laid Bare by Ferguson

Alter Net - Non-whites were primary targets of SWAT raids. Blacks were targeted in 39 percent of raids, Latinos in 11 percent, whites in 20 percent. There is little transparency about tactics, nor îaccountabilityî for...

November 27, 2014 Public-listed airport operator questions federal audit call for klia2

Yahoo News Malaysia - He said the committee found that MAHB, whose major shareholder is sovereign wealth fund îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî, did not prioritise the need of its âcustomersâ, including the...

November 27, 2014 Oil Plunges to 4-Year Low Before OPEC as Shell Falls With Krone

Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - While the îStoxxî Europe 600 Index gained 0.2 percent after data showed record-low German unemployment, a gauge of energy producers slid 1.3 percent. Qatar and Oman led stocks lower...

November 27, 2014 Real Madrid's Stadium to be Renamed 'IPIC Bernabeu or CEPSA Bernabeu'

International Business Times - In October, the European champions announced a deal with Abu Dhabi energy firm îInternational Petroleum Investment Companyî (IPIC) to help fund the redevelopment of the 80,000 capacity...

November 27, 2014 Signia Wealth's hedge fund assets breach £500m

City Wire - They boosted the hedge fund team with the hire of Michael Rosenthal, global co-head of hedge fund Investment at îAmundiî Alternative Asset Management, back in March. Since he joined, Signia noted that the...

November 27, 2014 Rumors of the Demise of Chocolate Have Been Greatly Exaggerated

American Thinker - Here are annual production quantities and yields for cocoa beans on a global basis, as well as for West Africa, Ghana, and Côte d'Ivoire, since records began in 1961 from the îFood and...

November 27, 2014 U.S. Bancorp Expands Paperless Push as Others Hesitate

American Banker Online - Mortgages, particularly loan closings, present an added layer of difficulty. "There's issues with transferring notes to investors like îFreddie Macî and îFannie Maeî, also getting...

November 27, 2014 Thousands of people can now buy back the homes they lost to foreclosure

Washington Post - Thousands of people who lost their homes to foreclosure are now eligible to buy back those properties at current market value if their loans were backed by îFannie Maeî or îFreddie Macî....

November 27, 2014 Struggling with student loan debt'

AF.mil - Last month, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB) student loan ombudsman released a report highlighting complaints by struggling private student loan borrowers who describe being driven into...

November 27, 2014 Diane W. Husic: Progress expected at climate change conference in Peru

The Morning Call - Thousands of peer-reviewed papers are published each year, and in the most recent report of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, experts expressed high confidence level (more than 95...

November 27, 2014 Human antibodies produced in DNA-vaccinated cows protect in lethal models of hantavirus

Medical Xpress - Recently, according to Hooper, scientists in Chile have had some success in using îconvalescentî plasma from HPS survivors to treat the disease, which suggests that a polyclonal antibody approach to...

November 27, 2014 Sixteen State Attorneys General Urge CFPB to Limit Pre-dispute Arbitration

jdsupra.com - State attorneys general from California, Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington sent a letter to...

November 27, 2014 Raj Sisodia, Co-Author of Conscious Capitalism, to Appear on BetterWorldians Radio

Digital Journal - He was named one of âTen Outstanding Trailblazers of 2010â by Good Business International, and one of the âTop 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behaviorâ by îTrust Across...

November 27, 2014 Haiti reports nearly 15,000 cholera cases in first 10 months of 2014

outbreaknewstoday.com - In fact, several lawsuits in the past couple years have been filed accusing the îUnited Nationsî of gross negligence and misconduct on behalf of victims of a cholera outbreak in Haiti in 2010....

November 27, 2014 WHO closes offices across Balochistan

The Frontier Post - QUETTA (Monitoring Desk) â World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday closed its offices across province after the attack on polio workers the previous day whereas îUnited Nationsî directed...

November 27, 2014 Workshop focuses on corporate governance

Arabian Business - Other topics focused on how to implement best practices in corporate governance as per investor needs, and were presented by the speakers from leading investment institutions in the region such as SHUAA Capital...

November 27, 2014 Climate Change Could Alter Thanksgiving Meals

Big Think - Substantial increases in rainfall may endanger current pumpkin infrastructure. Concerning the crust, the the UN's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî confirms that world wheat yields are down due...

November 27, 2014 Broad Oak Manor Nursing Home

Care Home - Broad Oak Manor Nursing Home specialises in a range of personalised care including Parkinsonâs disease, as well as providing respite, palliative and îconvalescentî care. In addition, it also cares...

November 27, 2014 Samsung Committed to Promote Accessibility For Persons With Disabilities Through Innovation

Zee News - he elaborated how Samsung is extending its corporate îsocial responsibilityî to its business and products. Samsung is an industry partner to the conference, which brings together experts in issues of...

November 27, 2014 Exxon Investors Seek Dividend Boost in Lieu of New Fields

Bloomberg - Arjuna Capital and a group called îAs You Sowî filed a shareholder proposal with Exxon that calls on the Irving, Texas-based company to shift cash bound for carbon-intensive oil projects into bigger...

November 27, 2014 Twelvetrees Recalled To England Line-up

Yahoo! - Billy Twelvetrees has been called into the England side for the final îQBEî International against Australia on Saturday. Twelvetrees replaces Owen Farrell at centre as coach Stuart Lancaster has opted to give...

November 27, 2014 Mega Merger: What does the £5.6bn Aviva/Friends Life deal mean for advisers'

Money Marketing - Experts say a £14.5bn Friends Life mandate won by îSchrodersî earlier this year could also be in doubt if the deal goes through. Most of the fixed income assets are managed in-house by...

November 27, 2014 Kim Jong-Un's Little Sister Takes Top Job

Pirate FM - Sports News: Billy Twelvetrees has been called into the England side for the final îQBEî International against Australia on Saturday. Strange News: With big money riding on the careers of top musicians,...

November 27, 2014 Walmart Foundation Announces $10 Million in Grants for Women In Factories Program

7 KLTV - BSR (îBusiness for Social Responsibilityî). The Women in Factories program is part of the larger Walmart Women's Economic Empowerment Initiative (WEE) that aims to train nearly one million women, increase...

November 27, 2014 U.S. Stock Futures Steady After Weak Data

Inside Fidelity - In fact, stock gains in Europe were partly spurred by the strong U.S. data. The îStoxxî Europe 600 up 0.1%. European Central Bank Vice President Vitor Constancio on Wednesday suggested the bank is...

November 27, 2014 WTO postpones trade deal by a day after last-minute objection

Yahoo Finance - GENEVA (Reuters) - The îWorld Trade Organizationî postponed adoption of the first global trade reform in its 19-year history on Wednesday, delaying by a day after a last-minute objection from...

November 27, 2014 Possible $130 Million Healthcare Scam Under FBI Scanner

financialbuzz.com - The place was also known for being a îconvalescentî home for the elderly and homeless Jewish people who could no longer take care of themselves. Whistle blower's case A lawsuit filed by an...

November 27, 2014 Studies Show 2-Degree Climate Goal Is Daunting, but Not Impossible

Inside Climate News - All echo themes presented in the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's fifth assessment report, issued over the past year. The first of the new studies is UNEP's Emissions Gap Report for...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Affirms Murray City School District, UT's GO Bonds at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

Reuters - The district participates in the îUtah Retirement Systemsî defined benefit pension plan, which is 80.9% based upon a Fitch-adjusted 7% rate of return assumption. Pension contributions for the district...

November 27, 2014 Why condos can be a poor trade-off to traditional homes

Market Watch - Quasi-government formed insurance agencies such as îFannie Maeî and Freddy Mac, have been approving and encouraging such (subsidized) purchases to stimulate the economy for quite some time. During times...

November 27, 2014 Goldman Gets Back into New Jumbo RMBS Market

Structured Finance News Asset Securitization Report - Goldman Sachs is preparing to bring its first post-crisis prime jumbo residential mortgage-backed securities transaction to market, according to a îKroll Bond...

November 27, 2014 Tag Archives: Bee Colony Collapse Disorder

ACSH - In a masterful example of thorough scientific reporting, îJon Entineî makes it clear that the recent accusations that the group of pesticides called neonicotinoids (âneonicsâ) is responsible for...

November 27, 2014 Heritage House Quartet - Quartet in A minor Opus 132, Middle Movement (Song of Thanksgiving)

The Rapidian - He thus headed the movement with the words, "Heiliger Dankgesang eines Genesenen an die Gottheit, in der lydischen Tonart" (Holy song of thanksgiving of a îconvalescentî to the Deity, in the Lydian...

November 27, 2014 U.K. economy grows 0.7% in Q3, unchanged from initial estimate

ForexTV - GBP/USD was trading at 1.5694 from around 1.5709 ahead of the release of the data, while EUR/GBP was at 0.7946 from 0.7938 earlier. Meanwhile, European stock markets were mostly higher. Londonâs FTSE 100 tacked on...

November 27, 2014 $5 Million in San Antonio Taxpayer Money Proposed for Bat Conservation

1200 News Radio WOAI - Laura Huffman of The Nature Conservancy helped put together the deal. "The City of San Antonio and Bat îConservation Internationalî and the Nature Conservancy have been working for little more...

November 27, 2014 1MDB had links to company which paid Blair, says report

Yahoo News Malaysia - î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) could have inadvertently funded a secret contract that Petro Saudi International (PetroSaudi) had with Tony Blair, the former British prime minister, to...

November 27, 2014 Daniel W. Krane

NATIONAL LAW REVIEW - (Posted On Wednesday, April 9, 2014) îNational Association of Insurance Commissionersî (NAIC) Update: Spring 2013 Meeting (Posted On Saturday, May 18, 2013) > 1862

November 27, 2014 Owen Farrell dropped for England clash with Australia

WestMorningNews - England have dropped Owen Farrell for Saturdayâs îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham with Billy Twelvetrees selected in his place at inside centre. Farrell has been overlooked...

November 27, 2014 Acknowledging climate change in GOP's best interest

The Baltimore Sun - That consensus is grave. According to the U.N. îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, if we continue to burn CO2 at current rates, we will tap out the "carbon budget" in 30 years. That is, in...

November 27, 2014 UPDATE: Additional inch of snow expected today

The Register Herald - Mon Power reported 21,577 outages across the state including 3,352 in Greenbrier, 1,603 in Monroe, 367 in Nicholas, 6,211 in Pocahontas, 112 in Summers at 2 p.m. îAEPî reported a total of 3,366...

November 27, 2014 Minister: Egypt housing project talks slowed by Arabtec board changes

egyptindependent.com - This came amid talk of a fall-out between the former chief executive and state-owned îAabar Investmentsî, which had been using its influence to secure the contractor a number of major projects....

November 27, 2014 For the Pollans, family dinners are a must

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - It's not hard to see that the apple doesn't fall far from the tree in this family. While eldest son îMichael Pollanî may be most widely known for his writings on food, his mother, Corky,...

November 27, 2014 WEF and WERF seek innovative wastewater treatment technologies

Water Technology Online - ALEXANDRIA, Va. â The îWater Environment Federationî (WEF) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are seeking innovative wastewater treatment technologies providing...

November 27, 2014 22nd Century cigarette company says sales may top $5 million next year

Buffalo News - The companyâs deal to sell its Red Sun cigarettes through the Smoker Friendly chain in the United States still must be approved by the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî. Sicignano said...

November 27, 2014 Lex Live: Bankable business models.

Financial Times - Mr Cabannes pointed to joint ventures, like the îAmundiî asset management initiative with Credit Agricole and said there would be more deals like that. Mr de Boissard said collaboration would be a...

November 27, 2014 Peter N. Leftheris

The Herald - Peter N. Leftheris, formerly of Orchard Street, Sharon, passed away peacefully of natural causes at 11:12 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, in Nugent îConvalescentî Home, Hermitage. He was 96. Mr. Leftheris...

November 27, 2014 Is ECB QE on investors' Christmas gift lists'

CNBC - Peter Oppenheimer, the chief global equities strategist at Goldman Sachs, has a base case scenario for a QE announcement early next year, but is expecting a 365 point rise for the Euro îStoxxî 600 Index in 2015...

November 27, 2014 Dreyfus Strategic Municipals Inc. Annual Report Now Available

Business Wire - NEW YORK--(îBUSINESS WIREî)--The annual report for Dreyfus Strategic Municipals Inc. (NYSE:LEO) for the period ended September 30, 2014 has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on...

November 27, 2014 Centre raises doubts over Rajasthan labour reforms

The Indian Express - According to Convention 144 of the îInternational Labour Organizationî, member nations must âensure effective consultations ⦠between representatives of the government, of...

November 27, 2014 Ratan Tata inducted on board of the INTERPOL Foundation

Jagran Josh - The other board members include HSBC CEO Stuart Gulliver, Credit Agricole Chairman Jean-Marie Sander, îAbraaj Capitalî Chairman and CEO Arif Naqvi and Renault-Nissan Alliance Chairman and CEO Carlos...

November 27, 2014 Ackman's Pershing Square sees big payoff from Allergan deal

Reuters - He also said he still likes the investment in mortgage companies îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî but cautioned that litigation will likely drag on for some time and that he has committed about 3...

November 27, 2014 Grid Operators Support Shaking Up Natural Gas Day

NGI - A host of North îAmerican electric powerî generators say they support a notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) that would shake up the natural gas day, and think FERC should go even further in its search for ways...

November 27, 2014 Why India Is Unlikely to Do Much About Cutting Its Emissions

Alter Net - According to a report by the United Nationsâ îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî: "A growing share of CO2 emissions from fossil fuel combustion in middle-income countries is released in the...

November 27, 2014 Ex Arabtec CEO plans sale of remaining stake, seeks premium price-source

Gulf News - However, Hasan Ismaik will only offload the shares if heâs paid at least the price he received when he sold a stake of about 16% to îAabar Investmentsî Abu Dhabi: The former chief executive of...

November 27, 2014 North Carolina returns dip in third quarter, but up 9.4% for last 12 months

Pensions & Investments - îNorth Carolina Retirementî Systems, Raleigh, returned 9.4% for the 12-month period ended Sept. 30, but the $88.4 billion fund lost 1% in the quarter, state Treasurer Janet Cowell reported...

November 27, 2014 Pope Rails Against Intelligent Design, Says God Isn't "A Magician"

Io9 - Pope Francis has declared evolution and the Big Bang theory to be real, while adding that God isn't "a magician with a magic wand." The comments, while not completely unprecedented for the Catholic Church, goes against the...

November 27, 2014 Robshaw eyes chance to make amends

Yahoo! Eurosport - Chris Robshaw admits England's autumn outlook hinges on one final assault at Twickenham and failure against Australia would leave two months to stew over a dismal îQBEî Series. The rivals clash in a...

November 27, 2014 NIBA College opens enrolments for 2015 Diploma Workshop

insurancebusinessonline.com.au - The cost of Block 2 workshops is $3270 (NIBA members) and $4085 (non-members). And students who enrol are eligible for the îQBEî-sponsored Student of the Month Award. Winners then...

November 27, 2014 Public health officials: Avoid getting sick from improperly prepared holiday meals

Times-Call - "The holidays are a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family, and food is typically a major part of the celebration," said Therese Pilonetti of the state health îdepartmentî's ... and 3,000 die...

November 27, 2014 Cosby Tried To Keep Sex Assault Claims Secret

Pirate FM - Sports News: Billy Twelvetrees has been called into the England side for the final îQBEî International against Australia on Saturday. Strange News: With big money riding on the careers of top musicians,...

November 27, 2014 I Commend The Coordinating Minister For Proactive Step On Economy

Daily Times NG - implementing îNigeriaî enterprise development program to address issues of youths training, business development etc. From the second half of the year there were lots of exogenous shocks especially...

November 27, 2014 Carlyle Group pumps $147 million investment into Nigeria's Diamond Bank

Finextra - Global alternative asset manager, îThe Carlyle Groupî (NASDAQ: CG) today announced that it has invested $147 million in Diamond Bank (NGSE: DIAMONDBNK), a commercial bank headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria,...

November 27, 2014 Airport Congestion Indicators Added in Latest Release of WSI Fusion

intelligent-aerospace.com - The Weather Company is owned by a consortium made up of NBC Universal and the private equity firms îThe Blackstone Groupî and Bain Capital.Ã > 1862

November 27, 2014 U.K. Stocks Are Little Changed as Miners Rise

Bloomberg - The two miners climbed at least 1 percent as commodity producers rebounded from a two-day drop, rising the most among 19 industry groups in the îStoxxî Europe 600 Index today. Thomas Cook slumped 20...

November 27, 2014 Flat UK FTSE lags euro zone peers as energy stocks weigh

Daily Mail - It lagged a 0.5 percent gain for Germany's DAX and a 0.3 percent rise for the Euro îSTOXXî 50, supported by expectations of further stimulus measures from the European Central Bank. The FTSE, which is...

November 27, 2014 Dewi Morris says that Owen Farrell is not the answer to England's midfield woes

SkySports - England cannot be wishy-washy in their game plan because the likes of Michael Hooper will have a field day if England cannot commit to a structure. Watch England's final îQBEî International of the year...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Downgrades or Withdraws Ratings on Distressed Classes in 16 U.S. CMBS Transactions

Market Watch - NEW YORK, Nov 26, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Fitch Ratings has taken various rating actions on already distressed U.S. îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) bonds. Fitch downgraded 26 bonds in 12...

November 27, 2014 Starwood Waypoint Said to Prepare Its First Sale of Bonds

Bloomberg - Bond offerings stand to increase when firms such as Blackstone, Cerberus Capital Management LP and Colony Capital LLC bundle their loans to smaller landlords into bonds resembling multiborrower îcommercial...

November 27, 2014 England v Australia: Billy Twelvetrees a decent fit for inside centre berth if he can cure walkabout moments

Daily Telegraph - Captain Chris Robshaw made no attempt to sugar-coat an uncomfortable truth when he stated that the team has not managed to move forward during this îQBEî series. This is their last chance. And if...

November 27, 2014 Keppel Land : is named Most Admired ASEAN Enterprise

4 Traders - ... Yearbook for four consecutive years as one of the top 15% of companies worldwide in îsustainabilityî leadership. The Company is also a constituent of the îMSCIî Global...

November 27, 2014 How Much Trickery Is Legal on Wall Street'

Businessweek - Heâs the first person to be convicted of fraud tied to the îPublic-Private Investment Programî, which used funds from the TARP bailout to spur investments in mortgage-backed securities after the...

November 27, 2014 DPH: Remember Food Safety when Preparing Holiday Meals

Connectcut Plus - Hartford, CT - The îDepartmentî of Public Health (DPH) reminds Connecticut residents that food safety is especially important as they prepare holiday meals. Many holiday dinners include meat and...

November 27, 2014 Marking nearly three decades of AIDS awareness on World AIDS Day

University of Rochester - For more on the AIDS Education Collection, please contact the Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, or visit: http://îaepî.lib.rochester.edu > 1862

November 27, 2014 Bibliomotion Launches MOXIE by John Baldoni

Tulsa's Channel 8 - In 2014 îTrust Across Americaî named him to its list of top 100 most trustworthy business experts. Also in 2014 Global Gurus ranked Baldoni No. 11 on its list of global leadership experts. He has...

November 27, 2014 Nigerian naira devaluation leads to fears about the economy

Breitbart News - Earlier this year, it was claimed that billions of dollars were missing from the îExcess Crude Accountî (ECA) set up to save the difference between actual oil prices and îNigeriaî's...

November 27, 2014 Part II: Bee Deaths And CCD - Flawed Chensheng Lu Harvard Studies Endanger Bees

Science 2.0 - Last week, in Part I of this two part series, "Bee Deaths Mystery Solved' Neonicotinoids (Neonics) May Actually Help Bee Healthâ, we explored the claims by Harvard School of Public Health researcher Chensheng...

November 27, 2014 Buyers emerge for 2 Loop towers

Crain's Chicago Business - LaSalle St. The 40-story, 381,000-square-foot building is owned by pension fund adviser CB Richard Ellis Investors LLC, a unit of Los Angeles-based CB Richard Ellis Inc., on behalf of the îUtah...

November 27, 2014 Foleshill's Livingstone Baths may be torn down and replaced with doctor's surgery

Coventry Telegraph - Coventry City Council is preparing to pay £360,000 to demolish the now empty Foleshill Leisure Centre with a view to recouping much of the cost from Arden Estates Partnership (îAEPî)....

November 27, 2014 Edna Louise MABRY

MLive - MABRY, Edna Louise Age 85, of Grand Blanc died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 at Genesys îConvalescentî Center. Services will be held at Mission Grove Baptist Church in Cullman, AL. Mrs. Mabry was born April 28,...

November 27, 2014 Weekend Magazine: Marshmallow Test, 2016 Elections, Pollan Family Table

radioalice.cbslocal.com - Together theyâve written The Pollan Family Table: The Best recipes and Kitchen Wisdom for Delicious, Healthy Meals. UC Berkeley professor îMichael Pollanî (son and brother) writes the...

November 27, 2014 Deere and Seadrill are big market movers

Yahoo Finance - NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: NYSE Deere & Co., down 80 cents to $86.99 The farming...

November 27, 2014 ILO expresses concern over rising child labour in Afghanistan

The Frontier Post - KABUL (AIP): Expressing concern over rising child labour in Afghanistan, the îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) has said thousands of Afghan children below the age of 18 are working in the...

November 27, 2014 Abu Dhabi-backed Carlyle seeking $5bn to fund long-term investments

Arabian Business - îThe Carlyle Groupî, the US private equity firm in which Abu Dhabiâs Mubadala Development Company owns a 7.5 percent stake, is looking to raise about $5 billion for a fund that can hold stakes...

November 27, 2014 The Pollan Family Table: The Best Recipes And Kitchen Wisdom For Delicious, Healthy Family Meals

radioalice.cbslocal.com - Son/brother UC Berkeley professor îMichael Pollanî writes the forward for the book. Here are some recipes for fall favorites from the Pollans. > 1862

November 27, 2014 Appalachian Power ordered to refund about $5.8 million to customers

Times Dispatch - Appalachian is a subsidiary of îAmerican Electric Powerî. The rate review, mandated by state law, determined that Appalachian earned a return on equity during the period of about 11.86 percent on its...

November 27, 2014 Traders Facing Mixed Economic Picture Going Into Thanksgiving - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

NASDAQ - 10:11AM ET - GlobeNewswire Investors Title Company (Nasdaq: ITIC) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Opening Bell 10:11AM ET - GlobeNewswire ANSYS CEO to Present at the Nasdaq 31st Investor Program in London,...

November 27, 2014 Venture Capital Reemerges with a Tighter Focus on Investors

Institutional Investor - All of this experimentation with ideas and investors comes at a time when big investors say they want to scale down. îCalPERSî, for example, says it will reduce its exposure to venture capital...

November 27, 2014 Newport adopts 19-year payment plan for employee pensions

Orange County Register - Finance Director Dan Matusiewicz said during a Finance Committee meeting Nov. 18 the cityâs unfunded liability will be bumped up after a îCalPERSî decision last year requiring agencies...

November 27, 2014 New Book Documenting Climate Change Negotiations Launches To Great Fanfare During Climate Week

The Street - Greg Barker (Climate Change Special Envoy for UK Prime Minister David Cameron), Grace Hightower De Niro (philanthropist and wife of Robert De Niro), Dr. RK Pachauri (Chairman of the Nobel Peace Prize winning...

November 27, 2014 County hears from Rocky Fork Lake property owners on new sewer assessments

highlandcountypress.com - She said the county will receive $10,000 additional dollars toward economic development. Oberrecht thanked îAEPî for funding the county's proposal, which calls for additional marketing and a...

November 27, 2014 2014 Stock Market Holidays: Is the Stock Market Open on Thanksgiving'

Investor Place - îNASDAQ Stock Marketî â the largest exchange center in the US â included Thanksgiving in its holiday schedule for the year. The stock market will send alerts notifying customers of days in...

November 27, 2014 Guinea reports 1 cholera case, down from thousands, in success overshadowed by Ebola crisis

Newser - In March, the îWorld Health Organizationî, with support from UNICEF and Doctors ... in charge of UNICEF's campaign for clean îwaterî, îsanitationî and îhygieneî. The area...

November 27, 2014 Tropical fly-borne illness reported near Damascus: WHO

Lebanon Daily Star - GENEVA/BEIRUT: At least three wounded people have been infected near Damascus with a tropical disease spread by flies that had never before been reported in Syria, the îWorld Health Organizationî...

November 27, 2014 Report: commercial real estate moved from hot to "on fire" in third quarter

Minneapolis Star Tribune - îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) issuance year-to-date was approximately $79 bil­lion. That is an increase of 10.6 percent, or $7.6 billion, compared to the same...

November 27, 2014 Pick and Mix: Fresh Ideas for Diversifying Bond Exposure

Value Walk - 2. Selected US îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS). Commercial real estate prices in the US are now at all-time highs, having recently breached the peak they hit back in late 2007. Over time,...

November 27, 2014 Ex-Arabtec chief plans sale of remaining stake

Trade Arabia - if he is paid at least the price he received when he sold a stake of about 16 per cent to Abu Dhabi's îAabar Investmentsî earlier this month, the source added. That price, of Dh5 ($1.36) per share, is a...

November 27, 2014 Tea still a dependable enterprise for Uganda

New Vision - The antioxidants in the beverage, if consumed in favourable amounts are said to have the potential of protecting against oral, skin, lung, colorectal, breast, esophagus, stomach, prostate and îovarian...

November 27, 2014 Justices will hear challenges to EPA

bakken.com - îAmerican Electric Powerî, which owns five coal-fired power plants in Ohio, is a member of the Utility Air Regulatory Group. Melissa McHenry, an îAEPî spokeswoman, said that the company was...

November 27, 2014 Al Gore Global Warming Quotes: 8 of Former VP's Classic Climate Change Lines

News Max - Al Gore, former vice president and Nobel Peace Prize winner, together with the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, often makes his case through his many Al Gore global warming warnings. Here are...

November 27, 2014 Guinea, hit by Ebola, reports only 1 cholera case - WSET.com - ABC13

ABC 13 - In March, the îWorld Health Organizationî, with support from UNICEF and Doctors ... in charge of UNICEF's campaign for clean îwaterî, îsanitationî and îhygieneî. The area...

November 27, 2014 Oxfam assists Yolanda affected towns establish septage management program

news.pia.gov.ph - Accordingly, Isabel Blackett, Senior Water and Sanitation Specialist of îWorld Bank-Waterî and Sanitation (WBSP) recognized Dumaguete City for its successful septage management program and facility....

November 27, 2014 George Wayne Bartlett

sedalianewsjournal.com - George Wayne Bartlett, 61, of Sedalia, died Monday, November 24, 2014 at Rest Haven îConvalescentî Home, Sedalia. He was born on Dec. 5, 1952 in Sedalia, a son of Darwin and Marjorie (Rumsey)...

November 27, 2014 China sets a cap on coal by 2020

theclimategroup.org - "Every [carbon market] pilot has many different goals and patterns, and of course this is a trial and error pathway,â underlines Changhua Wu, Greater China Director, îThe Climate Groupî....

November 27, 2014 Oaktree Said to Seek Up to $1 Billion for Next Power Fund

Bloomberg - Oaktree is seeking to take advantage of opportunities developing from energy efficiency, aging utility infrastructure and the instability of the North îAmerican electric powerî grid. The fund will invest...

November 27, 2014 Is a Cure or Vaccine for Ebola in the Blood of Bush Hunters and Ebola Survivors'

The Body - "It's a very compelling approach but there are many questions that it raises," Dan Bausch, a member of the WHO Filovirus Working Group and WHO advisor on EVD îConvalescentî Serum as a therapy, told...

November 27, 2014 Egyptian for Foods Bisco Misr : Egypt's regulator rejects Abraaj's counter takeover bid for Bisco Misr

4 Traders - Egypt's Capital Market Authority (CMA) rejected the counter takeover bid presented by subsidiaries of UAE's îAbraaj Capitalî for Bisco Misr due to regulatory non-compliance, Al Mal newspaper reported....

November 27, 2014 The best recruiters for banking jobs that pay £100k or £200k+

news.efinancialcareers.com - So you want a high paying banking job' Which are the best recruiters and headhunting firms are most likely to deliver that to you' The new Executive Grapevine Market Report spells out your options in...

November 27, 2014 Criticise Umno leadership at assembly, Dr M tells delegates

MSN - Dr Mahathirâs most recent criticism was aimed at Najibâs policy of giving out cash transfers such as the People Aid Scheme and his management of debt-ridden sovereign wealth fund, î1Malaysia Development...

November 27, 2014 Small Businesses Need to Beef Up Their Cybersecurity Continuous Monitoring, According to CyberRx Survey

Benzinga - âThe survey also tells us about this community's general awareness of the new Cybersecurity Framework from the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî (NIST),â adds Ms. Sage. According...

November 27, 2014 Green Bond Sales Should Nearly Quadruple This Year

Financial Advisor Magazine - Increased interest in solving environmental problems through investments is pushing the sale of green bonds through the roof, according to îAs You Sowî, a non-profit foundation that...

November 27, 2014 Stocks Rise in Europe as Oil Holds Near 2010 Levels

Businessweek - Crude oil traded near the lowest level since 2010 on concern OPEC members wonât cut output when they meet this week. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index rose 0.1 percent to a two-month high at 10:15 a.m....

November 27, 2014 Territorial Savings Bank parent declares another special dividend

Honolulu Star Advertiser - The bank's stock rose 4 cents to $20.97 Tuesday on the îNasdaq Stock Marketî. The special dividend announcement was made during the trading session. > 1862

November 27, 2014 Can NIST 800-115 help with penetration testing'

Search Security - The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî produces a series of information security standards designed to provide advice to organizations seeking to build robust security programs. One of...

November 27, 2014 West Middle School hosts shoe drive until Thursday

Columbia Missourian - COLUMBIA â The Shoeman Water Projects has a vision to create îa world without waterî poverty, its website states. West Middle School foreign language classes are working to help make that...

November 27, 2014 Arabtec to sell USD540m stake in the company

MENAFN - Abu Dhabi's îAabar Investmentsî, which already bought 16 percent of the former CEO's stake to earlier this month, is an expected candidate to buy the remaining stake though its spokesman declined to comment...

November 27, 2014 Egypt housing project talks slowed by Arabtec board changes - minister

en.aswatmasriya.com - This came amid talk of a fall-out between the former chief executive and state-owned îAabar Investmentsî, which had been using its influence to secure the contractor a number of major projects....

November 27, 2014 Voltari Receives Additional NASDAQ Staff Determination Letter

Financial Content - NEW YORK, Nov. 26, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Voltari Corporation (Nasdaq:VLTC) announced today that on November 19, 2014 it was notified by the Listing Qualifications Staff of The îNASDAQ Stock...

November 27, 2014 Reports of Tetanus Vaccine Sterilizing Kenya Women Proven False

Breitbart News - Yesterday, Stefano Gennarini of C-Fam interviewed personnel from the îCenter for Disease Controlî (CDC) who said combining hCG with a tetanus vaccine would render the hCG homone inoperative. CDC said,...

November 27, 2014 Goldman Ordered by Judge to Disclose Profits on Libya Trades - Analyst Blog

NASDAQ - In May 2011, the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, which once functioned under the authority of the late Muammar Gaddafi, lost almost 98% of a $1.3 billion bet on currency movements and other complex trades...

November 27, 2014 Report: Holiday spending may rise, but most shoppers will watch budget

Verde Independent - The annual outlook for holiday spending by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî and the Credit Union National Association includes some tips to help consumers be smart about their shopping: - Make...

November 27, 2014 A $10 Million Blow to Fair Trade: How a Grant to Fair Trade USA May Take Down a Movement

The Huffington Post - Stiller founded a company with a mixed record. Yes, they are the largest single purchaser of îfair trade certifiedî coffee, but fair trade coffee makes up less than a third of their offerings. As...

November 27, 2014 Stock News: Arabtec Drags Down Dubai With Poor Q3 Results

gulfbusiness.com - Arabtec shares climbed 11.5 per cent last week as Abu Dhabi state fund îAabar Investmentsî raised its stake in the firm to 34.9 per cent by buying shares held by former chief executive Hassan...

November 27, 2014 Highest Yielding Utility Stocks Still Look Solid For 2015

24/7 Wall ST - îAmerican Electric Powerî Co., Inc. (NYSE: îAEPî) is one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, delivering electricity to more than 5.3 million customers in 11 states. The...

November 27, 2014 Sunnova Closes Record $250M Fund to Grow the Home Solar Market

Greentech Media - Barclays was the placement agent in a round led by Franklin Square Funds and "sub-advised by GSO Capital Partners LP, the Credit Division of îthe Blackstone Groupî," as per a release. Franklin Square...

November 27, 2014 HOT TOPIC: Ebola Outbreak

Yahoo Finance - The following releases focus on the Ebola outbreak: CONCORD, Calif.--FDA Accepts IDE Supplement for INTERCEPT Blood System Treatment of Ebola îConvalescentî Plasma Source: CERUS LOS...

November 27, 2014 FDA OKs Cerus trial of Intercept blood device for Ebola patients

MassDevice - Cerus said a number of options are in the works to increase the availability of îconvalescentî plasma to treat Ebola, using its Intercept system. Emory University, for example, will perform the Intercept...

November 27, 2014 SBI Mutual Fund to launch Shariah-compliant equity fund on December 1

Economic Times - SBI Mutual Fund is a joint venture between the country's largest lender SBI and French financial services provider îAmundiî. The fund house manages Rs 75,000 crore in assets. > 1862

November 27, 2014 Window washers 'doing well' after scaffold mishap

Arizona Daily Sun - NEW YORK (AP) â Investigators are looking into the collapse of a World Trade Center scaffold that left two window washers dangling from the nation's tallest skyscraper â 1 World Trade Center. The...

November 27, 2014 Goldman ordered to speed up disclosure of profits on Libya trades

Reuters - In a ruling on Monday by the High Court in London, a judge ordered the Wall Street bank to expedite the release of the profit figures, rather than deliver them at the Feb. 20 standard disclosure deadline, a spokesman...

November 27, 2014 Why Sovereign Wealth Funds Were Smarter Than Yahoo Shareholders

swfinstitute.org - Sunnyvale-based Yahoo was founded by hungry entrepreneurs, Jerry Yang and David Filo. Post dot-com-boom, Yahoo had acquired, sold and shuttered many high-profile acquisitions such as Geocities, Overture...

November 27, 2014 In Surprise State of the Nation Address, Kazakh President Unveils Massive Infrastructure Investments

astanatimes.com - ASTANA â President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly delivered his new state-of-the-nation address in Astana on Nov.11 at an extended session of the Political Council of the Nur Otan party, introducing...

November 27, 2014 Girlz whip Martinique 6-0 in CONCACAF Women's Champs

Jamaica Observer - JAMAICA'S senior Reggae Girlz pounded Martinique 6-0 in yesterday's opening Group B CONCACAF Women's Championship match at the Sporting Park in Kansas thanks to two goals each from Christina Murray and...

November 27, 2014 Guinea, hit by Ebola, reports only 1 cholera case

Wyoming Tribune-Eagle News - In March 2014, the îWorld Health Organizationî with support from UNICEF and Doctors ... in charge of UNICEF's campaign for clean îwaterî, îsanitationî and...

November 27, 2014 Goldman Sachs : High court judges orders Goldman Sachs to disclose Libya profits

4 Traders - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî, created in 2006 to look after the country's oil riches, accused the Wall Street bank of duping it into making investments that its "naive" staff didn't understand. The...

November 27, 2014 A NY Pension Fund Just Entered Invested $2 Billion With Goldman Sachs

The Business Insider - Officials in charge of overseeing the $180.7 billion îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî wanted to invest more in markets outside the U.S. and decided it was best to outsource the task to a...

November 27, 2014 Celebrating the season: Area holiday concerts and shows

Journal Times - Racine, 5:30 p.m. Dec. 7 â Home Harbor, 1600 Ohio St., Racine, 6:30 p.m. Dec. 14 â Lincoln Village îConvalescentî Center, 1700 C.A. Becker Drive, Racine, 2 p.m. Dec. 18 â Lakes Oaks...

November 27, 2014 HKMA lifts yuan daily conversion limit

rthk.hk - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî has announced that it will scrap a 20,000 yuan daily conversion cap from next Monday, to dove-tail with the introduction of a cross stocks trading programme with Shanghai....

November 27, 2014 Fees detailed to RFL residents

Times Gazette - In other business, deputy clerk Nicole Oberrecht reported that îAEPî has awarded Highland County $10,000 through the Community Economic Development Academy (CEDA) program. Sites in the county were...

November 27, 2014 Guinea, Hit by Ebola, Reports Drop in Cholera

The Ledger - In March, the îWorld Health Organizationî, with support from UNICEF and Doctors ... in charge of UNICEF's campaign for clean îwaterî, îsanitationî and îhygieneî. The...

November 27, 2014 Orange fever reigns over drizzly Giants' parade

Arizona Daily Sun - San Francisco Giants coach Mark Gardner flashes a World Series ring during the victory parade for the 2014 baseball World Series champions, Friday, Oct. 31, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose...

November 27, 2014 Indian gold premiums fall to 5-month low on supply hopes

NDTV - Demand for gold in Japan rose this week as consumers bought ahead of a sales tax increase, although buying was muted in the rest of Asia due to volatile prices, traders and dealers said. Japan will raise its national sales...

November 27, 2014 Hingham Declares Regular and Special Dividend

Seeking Alpha - We remain committed to a dividend policy that appropriately rewards our shareholders and maintains a strong capital base." The Bank's shares of common stock are listed and traded on The îNasdaq Stock...

November 27, 2014 Fitch: BT Has Greater Deal Headroom than TI at Current Ratings

Reuters - Contact: Stuart Reid Senior Director Corporates +44 20 3530 1085 îFitch Ratingsî Limited 30 North Colonnade London E14 5GN Simon Kennedy Director Fitch Wire +44 20 3530 1387 Media Relations: Peter...

November 27, 2014 Ratan Tata holds less than 1% stake in Snapdeal: reports

India Infoline Ltd - 21 crore). Snapdeal raised almost $1 bn (Rs. 6,193 crore) from investors in 2014 which includes eBay, îTemasekî îHoldingsî, the sovereign investment arm of the government of Singapore,...

November 27, 2014 Nigeria: A New Beginning and an Old Ending

AllAfrica - Still the government has the advantage of cash on its side. Sarah Tzinieris, principal Africa analyst at îMaplecroftî, a risk advisory company, pointed to "allegations that the ruling party has used bribes...

November 27, 2014 Baku-Tbilisi-Kars railway to be tested

Vestnik Kavkaza - The îState Oil Fundî of the Republic of îAzerbaijanî (SOFAZ) finances the project in accordance with the Azerbaijani presidentâs decree 'On the implementation of the...

November 27, 2014 Seventh World Water Forum registration now available

Water Technology Online - MARSEILLE, France â The Seventh World Water Forum will take place April 12-17, 2015, in Daegu & Gyeongbuk, Rep. of Korea, according to a press release. The World Water Forum is the largest...

November 27, 2014 Galilee Basin coal mines and the banks

Renew Economy - The îEquator Principlesî are a voluntary risk management framework for environmental and social risk management. A self-declared âgold standardâ, Australiaâs big four banks are all...

November 27, 2014 Walmart Foundation Announces $10 Million in Grants for Women In Factories Program

Seeking Alpha - Scott Price, CEO Walmart Asia and executive vice president of international strategy and business development, announced the grants and progress of the Women in Factories program during a high-level roundtable...

November 27, 2014 DiNapoli: Slight Retirement Fund Drop in Q2

The Bond Buyer - The îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî's overall second quarter return was down 0.52% to $178.3 billion, Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said. To continue reading, log in, register or subscribe...

November 27, 2014 Guggenheim Credit Allocation Fund : Modifies Certain Non-Fundamental Investment Policies

4 Traders - asset-backed securities (all or a portion of which may consist of collateralized loan obligations), mortgage-backed securities (both residential mortgage-backed securities and îcommercial mortgage-backed...

November 27, 2014 Kazakh President unveils plans for massive infrastructure investments

Yahoo Finance India - Astana (Kazakhstan), Nov.12 (ANI): In a surprise and before time state of the union address,Kazakhstan's President, Nursultan Nazarbayev, has announced a new economic policy that heavily places emphasis on...

November 27, 2014 Miami office building in foreclosure a second time; Broward office to auction

The Business Journal - U.S. Bank, representing a îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) trust, won a foreclosure judgment against Fairway Drive LLC, an affiliate of Cambridge, Mass.-based Transatlantic...

November 27, 2014 China's Oct. service trade deficit drops

China - China's foreign service trade deficit dropped in October after rising for four straight months, the latest data from the îState Administration of Foreign Exchangeî (SAFE) showed. The service trade deficit...

November 27, 2014 Sony : A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of PMG Assurance Ltd

4 Traders - Release date- 25112014 - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of 'a-' of PMG Assurance Ltd. (PMG) (Bermuda). The outlook for both ratings is negative....

November 27, 2014 Cyril Ramaphosa to divest stake in Shanduka

Financial Times - The other two main shareholders, îChina Investment Corporationî and Standard Bank, will see their stakes in Shanduka increase from 25.7 per cent to 33.6 per cent and from 13 per cent to 16.9 per cent...

November 27, 2014 Something to ponder this Black Friday: Wage disparity and income inequality

The National Catholic Reporter - The friar in question, Fr. Michael Crosby, is the executive director of the Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota Coalition for Responsible Investment, a branch of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate...

November 27, 2014 Average Days to Flip Decreases Slightly

ALM Globe St - IRVINE, CAâThe amount of time it takes to flip a home is decreasing, according to a report from RealtyTrac. The firm says flips completed in the third quarter took an average of 185 days to complete, down...

November 27, 2014 Ecuador Recognized by UN for Poverty Reduction

telesur - The Good Living development model has led to a significant reduction in poverty in Ecuador, which has been recognized by the îUnited Nationsî. Ecuador was recognized at the 11th Annual Meeting of the...

November 27, 2014 U.A.E. calls for building societies that respect and empower women

uaeinteract.com - Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh, the U.A.E.'s Permanent Representative to the îUnited Nationsî in New York, made the remarks at the Official Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination...

November 27, 2014 Use Mineral Royalties Only For Development Projects

Peacefmonline - It is for this reason the Ministry of Finance and the Ghana îExtractive Industries Transparency Initiativeî (GEITI) organized the workshop, aimed at implementing guidelines, which would ensure that...

November 27, 2014 Fitch: End of the Tunnel Still Far Away for Latin American Sugar and Ethanol

Yahoo Finance - The outlook for the Latin America sugar and ethanol sector is negative for 2015, according îFitch Ratingsî. Sluggish recovery of international sugar prices, limited availability of working capital...

November 27, 2014 Atlas Copco wins award for best Annual Report

Benzinga - Earlier this year Atlas Copco was again included in the annual United Nations Global Compact 100 stock index and the prestigious îDow Jones Sustainabilityî stock index. The Group was also ranked number...

November 27, 2014 3rd Quarter Results-Third Quarterly Report 2014

FE Trustnet - As at the date of this announcement, the directors of the Company are Mr. Cai Jianjiang, Ms. Wang Yinxiang, Mr. Cao Jianxiong, Mr. Feng Gang, Mr. John Robert Slosar, Mr. Ian Sai Cheung Shiu, Mr. Song Zhiyong, Mr....

November 27, 2014 In Climate Negotiations, Women Gaining a Stronger Voice (Op-Ed)

Live Science - A science journalist and academic author, Wilson is also a delegate for the UNFCCC and other îUnited Nationsî regimes, a reviewer for the U.S. National Institutes of Health and the IPCC, and an active...

November 27, 2014 Civil Marriage, the ideal way to start a life together

New Vision - For any questions please contact digital@newvision.co.ug Daniel Gros is Director of the îCenter for European Policy Studiesî With inflation in the eurozone stubbornly remaining on a downward trajectory,...

November 27, 2014 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Jordan Insurance Company Plc.

Insurance News Net - LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of B++ (Good) and the issuer credit rating of âbbb+â of Jordan Insurance Company Plc. (JIC) (Jordan). The outlook for...

November 27, 2014 CMBS makes a comeback in Europe

Financial News - Since the financial crisis, bankers have been waiting for the recovery in the US îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî market to make its way to Europe. Now, some of the biggest CMBS originators in...

November 27, 2014 Naver says held back Line IPO to further build business

News Philippines Yahoo - SEOUL (Reuters) - Naver Corp held off on an IPO for its Line Corp unit on the belief that the messaging app operator can command a better valuation by further building its revenue and profit, Naver's...

November 27, 2014 Bolivian Dances Declared Cultural Heritage by UNESCO

telesur - The Bolivian dances of Pujllay and Ayarichi have been added to the îUnited Nationsî Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organizationâs (UNESCO) list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The dances belong...

November 27, 2014 Social Impact Investing Gains Two Supporters

Financial Advisor Magazine - Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and U.S. Trust have signed the îUnited Nationsî-supported îPrinciples for Responsible Investmentî (PRI), Bank of Americaâs Global Wealth...

November 27, 2014 MPs urge EU to stop Sri Lanka trade perks if U.N. probe not given access

Reuters - Sri Lanka has refused to cooperate with a îUnited Nationsî Human Rights Council investigation into war crimes allegedly committed by both state forces and separatist Tamil rebels during a conflict that ended...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Affirms Unison Ground Lease Funding Series 2013-1 and 2013-2

Technology Marketing Corporation - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Unison (News - Alert) Ground Lease Funding, LLC Secured Cellular Site Revenue Notes, series 2013-1 and 2013-2 as follows: --$98,000,000 class 2013-1 A at...

November 27, 2014 Beautiful You: Fall smoky eye

Philadelphia Daily News - This will help you achieve a sharp, îclean edgeî. 3. Apply warm-toned eye shadows to the crease, using a blending brush in windshield wiper motions. I focus lighter shades from inner corner...

November 27, 2014 Sustainable energy unit for Bahrain to be set up

Trade Arabia - Bahrainâs Electricity and Water Authority and the îUnited Nationsî Development Programme (UNDP) have come together to establish the Bahrain Unit for Sustainable Energy. Minister of State for...

November 27, 2014 Dubai, UNEP launch centre for sustainable cities

Trade Arabia - Dubai Land Department (DLD) has joined hands with the îUnited Nationsî Environment Program (UNEP) to launch 'The Regional centre for Resource Efficient and Sustainable Cities' for the Arab region. A...

November 27, 2014 Kelvin Re 100% backed by Abu Dhabi sovereign wealth fund

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - The Abu Dhabi Investment Council (ADIC) is the sole equity backer of Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM)âs Guernsey start-up reinsurance vehicle Kelvin Re, a report from rating agency AM Best...

November 27, 2014 SummitView Teams Up With Shanghai Gov't For $1.7B Fund

Law 360 - The fund will be in âstrategic collaborationâ with the Shanghai government, SummitView said, with cooperation from the îChina National Social Security Fundî. The move comes as Chinaâs...

November 27, 2014 BT has greater deal headroom than TI, says Fitch

Money Week - îFitch Ratingsî says. BT said it has been asked if it wants to buy two UK mobile operators, one of which is Telefonicaâs O2 and the other is likely to be Orange and Deutsche Telekomâs joint...

November 27, 2014 CEO pay increases by a median 27 percent

VOXXI - After three years of declining pay, CEOs at US companies saw their compensation rise by a median 27 percent in 2010, according to the ninth annual report on CEO pay from research firm GMI, formerly called îthe...

November 27, 2014 Kazakhstan To Use National Fund For Oil Price Damage Limitation

Oil Price - Benefit From the Latest Energy Trends and Investment Opportunities before the mainstream media and investing public are aware they even exist. The Free Oilprice.com Energy Intelligence Report gives you this and much...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Releases Report on Richmond, VA.

istock Analyst - îFitch Ratingsî has published a report on Richmond, VA. The report is available at 'www.îfitchratingsî.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.îfitchratingsî.com'....

November 27, 2014 Chile Regulatory Change Boosts MILA Mkt Securities Integration

Yahoo Finance - A recent move by the Chilean securities regulator (SVS) marks another step towards the country's market integration with other Latin American countries in line with the 'Mercado Integrado Latinoamericano' (MILA)...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Publishes 'U.S. Credit Card ABS Tear Sheet' with October 2014 Performance Data

Market Watch - NEW YORK, Nov 26, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Link to îFitch Ratingsî' Report: U.S. Credit Card ABS Tear Sheet îFitch Ratingsî has published its monthly 'U.S. Credit Card ABS Tear Sheet'. This...

November 27, 2014 Tata's less than 1% stake in Snapdeal still the biggest endorsement for Indian e-commerce

Economic Times - In 2014 alone, Snapdeal raised almost $1 billion (Rs. 6,193 crore) from investors, a list that includes, technology giant eBay, îTemasekî îHoldingsî, the sovereign investment arm of the...

November 27, 2014 PE investment to rise by 2 million by the end of 2014

content.magicbricks.com - Many sovereign and pension funds are also committing funds to Indian real estate like All Pensions Group (APG Group), Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), îQatar Investment Authorityî...

November 27, 2014 Fitch: Weaker Yen, Cost Reductions to Buffer Japanese Autos Earnings

Wards Auto - (The following statement was released by the rating agency) SINGAPORE/SEOUL, November 26 (Fitch) îFitch Ratingsî says in a Special Report released today that credit profiles of the Big Three Japanese...

November 27, 2014 U.S. House of Representatives, District 6, Robert Montigel

Reporter Newspapers - Community service experience: Volunteer on the Environmental commission and Board of Municipal Utilities Authority in Washington Township, N.J. Why should the voters choose you for this position' I intend to...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Assigns Expected Ratings to One Class of ICG US CLO 2014-3, Ltd./LLC

Morning Star - îFitch Ratingsî has assigned the following expected rating to ICG US CLO 2014-3, Ltd./LLC: --$258,700,000 class A-1 senior secured floating rate notes 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable. Fitch does not expect to...

November 27, 2014 Must We Obey Church Authorities'

Belief Net - Obedience, subservience to authority, submission, docility, îaccountabilityî â these concepts are so prominent, and so interwoven within many Christian circles, that youâd think they were the...

November 27, 2014 Beijing Shakes Up Its Biggest Energy Company

Wall Street Journal - BEIJINGâChina is shaking up its largest energy company by breaking apart its monopoly on natural-gas pipelines, which for years has discouraged the independent development of promising new supplies of...

November 27, 2014 Lower Global Oil Prices Boost Asia's Prospects Into 2015

Voice of America - Andrew Colquhoun, senior director with the Hong Kong-based îFitch Ratingsî, said regional economies will gain from the windfall. "Most Asia-Pacific economies are oil importers and therefore the...

November 27, 2014 Obstetrician - Gynaecologist

ReliefWeb - UNRWA is the îUnited Nationsî agency responsible for the protection, care and human development of a population of some 4.6 million Palestine refugees living in the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, Jordan,...

November 27, 2014 Fitch: Gas supply near 5y avg but less shale drilling a concern

Oil Voice - US gas prices could be indirectly pushed higher by the recent drop in oil prices. Natural gas storage has largely recovered from the inventory depletions that followed last year's polar vortex winter despite the...

November 27, 2014 China's nuclear power IPO begins

China - Also on Thursday, îFitch Ratingsî left the rating of China General Nuclear Power Group (CGN) intact, despite the CGN IPO. CGN's issuer default rating, Fitch said, is equalized with the China sovereign...

November 27, 2014 Fitch Releases November 2014 Mortgage Servicer Snapshot

Morning Star - îFitch Ratingsî has published its latest RMBS Mortgage Servicer Snapshot, which includes the latest quarterly updates from the universe of Fitch rated servicers. This month's Snapshot includes an easy...

November 27, 2014 Export Development Canada Honoured for Pioneering Canada's First 'Green Bond'

Wallstreet online - The announcement was made at the 12 th Annual Canadian îBusiness for Social Responsibilityî Summit. The award, sponsored by Green Living Enterprises, recognizes EDC's pioneering work on its first...

November 27, 2014 Cities must adapt to climate change, or risk disaster

South China Morning Post - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, the World Bank and others now name Asian cities such as Calcutta, Mumbai, Dhaka, Ho Chi Minh City, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Tianjin...

November 26, 2014 International Experts And Civil Society Groups Want Tobacco-Style Global Treaty To Tackle Poor Diets

by Sangeeta Haindl DESCRIPTION:In a global show of support for increased efforts to tackle diet-related ill health, leading health campaigners and consumer advocates from across the world have publically endorsed calls for a...

November 26, 2014 UPDATE: Angel More Continues Training to Become the Youngest Girl to Reach the Top of Mount Aconcagua this December While Raising Money for Children International

New Photos and Videos Available of Angel?s Previous Climbs and Angel in Training DESCRIPTION:Angel More, 12, continues to train for her climb of Mount Aconcagua this December. She hopes to become the youngest girl to make it to...

November 26, 2014 Ingersoll Rand Joins ?Million Dollar Club? with $1.27M Raised for United Way

Donation made possible by employees participating in charitable events in 2014 DESCRIPTION:November 26, 2014/ 3BL Media/ - Surrounded by more than 300 Ingersoll Rand employees, volunteers and community leaders, Bobby Katz, senior...

November 26, 2014 Competition Allows Students to Solve World Hunger

DESCRIPTION:A new competition is open to middle and high school students who create projects that help solve world hunger. The Lead2Feed World Hunger Leadership Challenge is sponsored by Lift a Life Foundation, and ?through the...

November 26, 2014 Appirio and the Cloud?s Silver Lining

DESCRIPTION:To use the company?s time, talents and technology for social good. That?s the straightforward mission of?Appirio Silver Lining, the corporate responsibility arm of the global cloud services provider Appirio....

November 26, 2014 Rise In Corruption Leads to Drastic Measures In Canada: Is It The Right Solution?

DESCRIPTION:Pressure is mounting, as the themes of corruption and bribery are becoming major topics of discussion in global markets. With increased demands for goods and the constant bombardment of international competition...

November 26, 2014 Cisco Volunteers Help Stop Hunger before the Holidays

by Austin Belisle DESCRIPTION:This Thanksgiving, many of us will celebrate with our friends and family. We?ll gather and enjoy roasted turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, and a slice of grandma?s pumpkin pie for dessert....

November 26, 2014 Top 10 GRI Sustainability Aspects for the Real Estate Sector

Sustainability - What Matters in the Real Estate Sector? DESCRIPTION:November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ -?Sustainability - What Matters in the?Real Estate Sector?? Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability...

November 26, 2014 Novo Nordisk Case Study Shows Path to Lowering Costs and Improving Diabetes Care in Turkey

Creating Shared Value is increasingly being seen as a framework to motivate corporate sustainability efforts. The company?s newest case study looks at how best to provide good diabetes care for the growing number of people with...

November 26, 2014 Meet Amgen Scholar Reem Abdel-Haq

DESCRIPTION:Reem Abdel-HaqSimi Valley, CA ?Ultimately, I?d like to create affordable therapies for people, especially in less developed countries with inefficient healthcare systems.? Host?University: Stanford...

November 26, 2014 #WeRunThisCity: Bloomberg Square Mile Relay in Hong Kong

DESCRIPTION:1,000 runners from leading firms took to the streets of Central for Hong Kong?s inaugural Bloomberg Square Mile Relay. Under the city?s iconic skyscrapers, runners negotiated sharp turns and staircases with their...

November 26, 2014 31 Days of Hope, Thousands of Meals at KFC South Africa

DESCRIPTION:KFC South Africa has concluded its ?31 Days of Hope? campaign, which just during the month of October raised US$340,000 for hunger relief. This brings the brand's 2014 hunger relief total to US$4.8 million, funds that...

November 26, 2014 Ohio Hospital System Uses TWC Network to Connect Patients & Doctors

OhioHealth and Time Warner Cable Business Class Team Up for Telemedicine Solution DESCRIPTION:NEW YORK, November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/?? OhioHealth, a nationally-recognized, not-for-profit system of healthcare facilities based in...

November 26, 2014 In Climate Talks, Spotlight Turns to India

U.S.-China deal on carbon emissions ramps up pressure on New Delhi to get more aggressive in moving away from coal. DESCRIPTION:India's new prime minister, a Hindu nationalist and former tea seller, recently urged his country's...

November 26, 2014 Long-Term Testosterone Therapy Does Not Increase the Risk of Prostate Cancer

New study in the Journal of Urology? analyzed results from three independent registries DESCRIPTION:New York, NY, November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ ? Testosterone (T) therapy is routinely used in men with hypogonadism, a condition in...

November 26, 2014 Make-A-Wish Reunites Wish Kids With Loved Ones, Grants Their One True Wish

DESCRIPTION:Friends, family, four-legged companions ? For many of us, spending Thanksgiving and the holidays with our loved ones is a routine for which we are grateful. For some wish kids, being able to spend time with loved ones...

November 26, 2014 Being There

Daniel Dejan DESCRIPTION:A decade ago there were only eight media channels?eight! Now there are over 100, and contained within that 100 is a subset of over 200 well-known social networking websites. One of the most challenging...

November 26, 2014 Wall St fluctuates as US consumers lose confidence

New Zealand Herald - "This report will go some way in providing further confirmation about the îsustainabilityî of the current economic ... director of economic indicators at îThe Conference Boardî, said...

November 26, 2014 Prosecute Now: The Justice Department Can Still Act Against Bad Bankers

CAMPAING FOR AMERICA'SFUTURE - (While that agreement only applied to five banks, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî found in 2013 that abuse was still endemic throughout the mortgage industry.) The New York...

November 26, 2014 Parliament watchdog sics federal auditors on MAHB over KLIA2

themalaymailonline.com - PAC chairman Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the committee found that MAHB, whose major shareholder is sovereign wealth fund îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî, did not prioritise the need of its...

November 26, 2014 North Carolina Becoming a Solar PV Leader

by RP Siegel DESCRIPTION:Today?s energy picture is a complex one, with many factors influencing the direction a given region might take in selecting the type of energy technology they want to move forward with. Obviously,...

November 26, 2014 Leveraging Environment, Health and Safety Management to Drive Business Value

Exclusive E-Book from LNS Research DESCRIPTION:Are you struggling to drive tangible EHS performance and business value? Do you feel that disparate point solutions, disconnected business processes, and a lack of timely information...

November 26, 2014 Exclusive: Online protest delays EU plan to resolve U.S. trade row

Reuters - "TTIP is a very bad idea," said Natacha Cingotti, a campaigner at îFriends of the Earth Europeî. "People are very worried about food safety. ISDS is dangerous." The Commission, which handles trade policy for...

November 26, 2014 The 27 worst headline puns made about presidential turkey pardons

Washington Post - îMichael Pollanî told fellow Post writer Tim Carman this week, âItâs sort of an animal sacrifice in reverse â instead of killing the one to stand symbolically for the many, we free...

November 26, 2014 Central American Civil Society Calls for Protection of Local Agriculture at COP20

Inter Press Service - This year, a report by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) confirmed that forecast. The effects of climate change on agriculture in this region could also be devastating. ECLAC...

November 26, 2014 'Food Chains' Documents the Shameful Exploitation of Migrant Workers

Alter Net - Produced in part by îEric Schlosserî ( Fast Food Nation) and actress/advocate Eva Longoria, Food Chains serves up bitter facts and figures about how farm workers have become fodder for corporate food...

November 26, 2014 Stocks edge up as focus turns to jobless claims, new home sales

Investment News - Standard & Poor's 500 Index futures rose 0.1%. Europe's îStoxxî Europe 600 Index added 0.3% to 347.25 at 10:51 a.m. in London, after earlier climbing as much as 0.4%. Utility companies are...

November 26, 2014 Kan. Senate rejects 401(k) but passes pension bill

Joplin Globe - The îKansas Public Employees Retirement Systemî projects an $8.3 billion gap between the total revenues it anticipates receiving and the total benefits it has promised to current and future retirees...

November 26, 2014 103-Year-Old Texas Woman Fights to Keep Her House

homes.yahoo.com - A 2012 report from the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî said 10% of reverse mortgage borrowers face foreclosure because they fail to pay taxes or insurance. Missing insurance payments may not...

November 26, 2014 Australian shares dip as Medibank makes solid debut

Blacktown Sun - The capital shortfall is almost double the combined $29 billion of profits of the big four banks. Global insurer îQBEî shares edged up 0.28 per cent to $10.95 after news the company raised $US700...

November 26, 2014 Indian Ocean Tsunami, need for agricultural resilience

Scoop - In this context, the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) has jointly with the Government of Indonesia and the ASEAN Coordinating Centre for Humanitarian Assistance convened a...

November 26, 2014 European Stocks Higher in Early Trade, Supported by U.S. GDP Data

Wall Street Journal - European stocks edged higher Wednesday, possibly on track for a fourth session of gains, still spurred by robust economic data out of the U.S. In early trade, the îStoxxî Europe 600 added 0.4%,...

November 26, 2014 Doha Bank CEO named "MAN OF THE YEAR" at the IAIR AWARDS 2014

MENAFN - On îSustainableî development Dr. Seetharaman said ... On Investment trends in GCC, Dr. R. Seetharaman said, "With îMSCIî upgrade of Qatar and UAE and opening up of Saudi market in future we can...

November 26, 2014 UAE's Abraaj offers $118 mln for 100 pct of Egypt's Bisco Misr

Ahram Online - The Egyptian Financial Supervisory Authority said it was considering the offer. Abraaj Investment Management, an affiliate of UAE's îAbraaj Capitalî, the Middle East's largest private equity firm, first...

November 26, 2014 Moses and the American Constitution

Slate - McGraw-Hillâs World Geography and Cultures textbook originally gave credence to both the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, a Nobel Prize­­âwinning science...

November 26, 2014 Lions Gate and Tesla are big market movers

Pantagraph - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: Despite its $123 million box office take, the studio's...

November 26, 2014 Nasdaq Halts MOL Global Inc.

NASDAQ - NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The îNasdaq Stock Marketî® (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading was halted today in MOL Global Inc. (Nasdaq:MOLG) at 09:10:08 Eastern Time for...

November 26, 2014 Who Is Profiteering From The War on Terror'

topsecretwriters.com - In 1993, the first President Bush joined îthe Carlyle Groupî and became a member of the companyâs Asian Advisory Board. îThe Carlyle Groupî was heavily supported by defense...

November 26, 2014 Lancaster ponders dropping Farrell

sport.bt.com - England head coach Stuart Lancaster is giving serious consideration to dropping Owen Farrell and starting Billy Twelvetrees at inside centre for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at...

November 26, 2014 Financial groups take share in South African tyre network

TA Type Press - According to Reuters, global asset manager îthe Carlyle Groupî has invested in South African tyre retail network Tiger Wheel & Tyre. Carlyle, together with insurer and banking group Old Mutual Plc,...

November 26, 2014 European stocks gain as ECB puts full-blown QE on deck

Market Watch - Among individual stocks, shares of Thomas Cook Group PLC TCG, -19.65% sank 19%, leading losses on the îStoxxî 600, after the travel company forecast a more moderate pace of growth this year because of a...

November 26, 2014 EPIC Brokers expands with acquisition of Greyling Insurance Brokerage and Risk Consulting

massachusettsnewswire.com - Since îThe Carlyle Groupî became the firmâs major investment partner in December 2013, EPIC has completed six strategic acquisitions/purchases, adding nearly 300 employees in 12 new...

November 26, 2014 Public Relations Industry Veteran, Dave Armon, Joins 3BL Media Board of Directors

Reuters - In September, 3BL Media announced the acquisition of îCSRwireî -- The Corporate Social Responsibility newswire, completing the consolidation of independent CSR and sustainability news distribution services,...

November 26, 2014 Harper Government Reaffirms its Leadership on Nutrition and Food Security During the Second International Conference on Nutrition

National Journal - and the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO). As head of the Canadian delegation, P.S Brown endorsed the Rome Declaration on Nutrition and voluntary Framework for Action...

November 26, 2014 PulteGroup (PHM) Hits a 52-Week High on Housing Uptrend

Yahoo Singapore Finance - According to the îFreddie Macî mortgage survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate has gone down from 4.43% in January to 4.04% in October. Moreover, though home prices have been rising in 2014,...

November 26, 2014 New Netflix series Marco Polo shows Malaysia like you've never seen it before

Yahoo News Singapore - The studio was constructed through the alliance between Pinewood Studios Group, UK and îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî. The 10-episode series is scheduled to premiere on 12 December on Netflix. The...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Affirms Beachwood, OH LTGOs at 'AAA'; Outlook Stable

StreetInsider - The city contributes to the îOhio Public Employees Retirement Systemî (OPERS) and the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund (OP&F) to fund both pension and other post-employment benefits (OPEB). Both...

November 26, 2014 Never Blame Fate or God - Watch your Karmas

Speaking Tree - âîAs you sowî, so shall you reap.â If we sow evil, we will reap evil in the form of suffering. And if we sow goodness, we will surely reap goodness in the form of inner peace and the...

November 26, 2014 Bracken Bat Cave Would Save More Than Bats

San Antonio Current - îSan Antonioî City Council will vote Thursday on the $20.5-million deal between the Nature Conservancy, Bat îConservation Internationalî, Forestar Real Estate Group L.L.C. and the...

November 26, 2014 EU mergers and takeovers (Nov 25)

Reuters - Private equity firm CCMP Capital to acquire joint control of chemicals producer PQ Holdings Inc which is now jointly controlled by INEOS and private equity group îThe Carlyle Groupî LP (notified Nov....

November 26, 2014 Bobby Wayne Campbell, 79

Alamosa Valley Courier - Bobby Wayne Campbell, 79, died peacefully at the Rio Grande Inn (îConvalescentî Home) in LaJara, CO on November 20th 2014. Bobby was born on October 5th 1935 in Evansville Indiana to William...

November 26, 2014 Cycling around Africa to help street children

Daily Monitor - Street children are a big problem not only in Uganda and the sooner the public and the authorities take measures to stop it, the less the chances of calamities wrought from the growing problem. One way to...

November 26, 2014 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of First Acceptance Corporation and Its Subsidiaries

Market Watch - OLDWICK, N.J., Nov 25, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of B (Fair) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of âbb+â of the subsidiaries of First Acceptance...

November 26, 2014 Five stars! Scientist's dramatic climate change act is a winner

The Ecologist - or the executive summary of any number of publications of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî. There are few concessions to popular language: the diction and choice of terminology is of the...

November 26, 2014 Europe open: Stocks rally ahead of UK GDP, US durable goods orders

Hargreaves Lansdown - Miners rally A gauge of commodity producers were the biggest risers of the 19 industry groups on the îStoxxî 600, led by Antofagasta and Randgold Resources. Thomas Cook slumped after reporting...

November 26, 2014 Controversial, and Proud of It

Evironmental Expert - I learned a lot working on the îWorld Bank waterî policy about how imperative it was to let everyone be heard and yet to make policies which responded to the needs of legitimate representatives...

November 26, 2014 High court judges orders Goldman Sachs to disclose Libya profits

Here Is The City - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî, created in 2006 to look after the countryâs oil riches, accused the Wall Street bank of duping it into making investments that its ânaiveâ staff...

November 26, 2014 Viewpoint: Improving the marketplace for consumers

Consumer Reports - îConsumers Unionî, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, is pushing for a federal mandate that requires childproof packaging for the nicotine. Go to opencongress.org and ask your lawmakers to join...

November 26, 2014 Weather does less than politics to sway views on climate science, study says

The Sentinel Source - The scientific consensus on climate, outlined in the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeîâs fourth report in 2007, is that âthe warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as...

November 26, 2014 European Stocks Higher, Supported by U.S. Data and ECB Signal on Bond Buying

Inside Fidelity - The euro slipped lower against the dollar on the back of the remarks, to trade around $1.2468, while the îStoxxî Europe 600 index settled around 0.3% higher. Germany's DAX 30 and France's CAC 40 were...

November 26, 2014 Six Years After Leaving, Amy Fouts Rejoins McKenna Long & Aldridge

Daily Report Online - Barnes, who joined the firm's real estate finance practice, represents banks and îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) lenders in commercial mortgage loans and other secured...

November 26, 2014 Nakheel seals Palm Jumeirah housing project deal

4 Traders - Nakheel, one of the world's leading developers, has reached an agreement with Souq Residences, a joint venture between IFA Hotels & Resorts and îIstithmarî World, on the Golden Mile mixed-use...

November 26, 2014 With World Toilet Day, UN hopes to show global life-saving potential

Ogden Standard-Examiner - An estimated 1.8 billion drink fecally contaminated îwaterî, according to îWorld Health Organizationî/UNICEF figures ... diarrheal diseases -- strongly associated with poor...

November 26, 2014 Wealthy nations must lead emissions fight, senior climate negotiator says

South China Morning Post - Developed countries must do more than their less-wealthy counterparts to tackle climate change, the world's biggest polluter China said yesterday, reaffirming its long-standing position before a...

November 26, 2014 Kuwait fiscal reserves 'at $548 bn': report

France 24 - Both funds are run by the îKuwait Investment Authorityî, the country's sovereign wealth fund. The report said the reserves had increased by $15.7 billion in the first six months of the year. Kuwaiti...

November 26, 2014 U.S. managed assets with socially responsible criteria rise - report

Reuters - said officials at îUS SIFî - The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment. The nonprofit foundation, based in Washington and backed by investment companies, is scheduled to release a study on the...

November 26, 2014 DPH: Remember Food Safety when Preparing Holiday Meals

Shoreline Plus - Hartford, CT - The îDepartmentî of Public Health (DPH) reminds Connecticut residents that food safety is especially important as they prepare holiday meals. Many holiday dinners include meat and...

November 26, 2014 UN humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need aid because of deteriorating situation

Associated Press - îUNITED NATIONSî (AP) -- The U.N. humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need assistance because of increasing violence and deteriorating conditions in the country, up from 10.8 million in...

November 26, 2014 GRAVITY Announces Listing Transfer to the Nasdaq Capital Market

Financial Content - SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gravity Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq:GRVY) ("Gravity" or "Company"), today announced that it received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications...

November 26, 2014 Rebel leaders call for UN peacekeepers to help crisis-hit eastern Ukraine

Euronews - Separatists in eastern Ukraine have asked the îUnited Nationsî to send international peacekeepers to the crisis-hit region. A statement issued by the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk Peopleâs...

November 26, 2014 ING Vysya Bank to Merge With Kotak Mahindra Bank

GlobeNewswire - Sustainability forms an integral part of ING's corporate strategy, which is evidenced by ING Group shares being included in the îFTSE4Goodî index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and...

November 26, 2014 Orthofix International Provides Update Regarding NASDAQ Listing Matters

Reuters - the Companyâs common stock would continue to trade on the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî provided that the Company becomes current in its periodic filings with the SEC on or before January 15, 2015. On November...

November 26, 2014 Fitch: Freeport approval moves US closer to LNG exports

OIL&GAS FINANCIAL JOURNAL - The recent final approvals and construction groundbreakings for several liquid natural gas (LNG) export facilities along the US Gulf Coast will make US LNG exports a reality in the near term,...

November 26, 2014 Lilis Energy Receives NASDAQ Notice Regarding Listing Requirements

The Street - 2014 from The îNasdaq Stock Marketî LLC ("Nasdaq") notifying Lilis Energy that it was no longer in compliance with Nasdaq Rule 5250(c)(1) related to the filing of periodic financial reports with the...

November 26, 2014 UAE among least vulnerable to oil price decline: Fitch

Emirates247 - Prices lower than the fiscal breakeven oil prices of some global sovereigns exposes the vulnerability of their sovereign credit profiles, according to îFitch Ratingsî. Oil prices have fallen sharply,...

November 26, 2014 Sutor Technology Group Limited Receives NASDAQ Non-Compliance Letter Due To Delay In Filing Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

New Jersey Online - today announced that it received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The îNASDAQ Stock Marketî, on November 20, 2014 (the "Letter"), informing the Company that it does not comply...

November 26, 2014 Consumer financial watchdog delays payday lender regulations until 2015

The Business Journal - The îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî won't put forth new regulations for payday lenders until next year. The federal consumer financial watchdog delayed highly anticipated proposals for...

November 26, 2014 Lancaster trims England squad for Australia match

The Rugby Blog - England have named an unchanged match 23 for Saturdayâs îQBEî International against Australia. The same squad that secured a first win of the autumn against Samoa will line up against the...

November 26, 2014 Sept. home prices show smaller annual gains

USA Today - Interest rates remain at or near historic lows. Thirty-year fixed mortgage rates dipped to 3.99% last week, compared with 4.22% a year ago, îFreddie Macî reported last week. > 1862

November 26, 2014 CMBS Make a Comeback in Europe

Wall Street Journal - Since the financial crisis, bankers have been waiting for the recovery in the U.S. îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî market to make its way to Europe. Now, some of the biggest CMBS...

November 26, 2014 Durbin, Reed Lead 40 U.S. Senators In Backing DOD Plan To Better Protect Military Families From Abusive Financial Practices

eNews Park Forest - including the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauîâs Office of Servicemember Affairs.â As a result of this required review of the current MLA rule, DOD in its proposal now recommends...

November 26, 2014 Tano South ranked first in district league table

Business Ghana - The first Ghana District League Table (DLT) 2014, to strengthen social îaccountabilityî was launched on Tuesday.Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region scored the highest point of 76 per cent...

November 26, 2014 England v Australia: Owen Farrell dropped by Stuart Lancaster and faces fight to play in 2015 Rugby World Cup

Daily Telegraph - Stuart Lancaster has dropped Owen Farrell for only the second time in his three-year tenure to make way for Billy Twelvetrees in the England team to face Australia at Twickenham on Saturday in the final game of...

November 26, 2014 Brad Wall: Ontario, Quebec should embrace Energy East pipeline

The Star - A pair of comprehensive analyses have been done on the proposal: one by Deloitte, the other by îthe Conference Boardî of Canada ... correctly from Saskatchewanâs point of view â that...

November 26, 2014 NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. : Semi-Annual Changes to the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index

4 Traders - NEW YORK, May 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and îCRD Analyticsî announced today the results of the semi-annual re-ranking of the NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability...

November 26, 2014 Jolie says she likes directing - but is not through acting

Reuters - Jolie, who also is special envoy for the îUnited Nationsî High Commissioner for Refugees, and is active in the British-based Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative (PSVI), said she intended to continue her...

November 26, 2014 Concierge Treatment: Private Equity Courts Mega Sovereign Funds and Pensions

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - Sovereign funds like îKuwait Investment Authorityî (KIA), China Investment Corporation (CIC) and Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), have taken ownership stakes in headline private...

November 26, 2014 Five Bath Rugby players included as England name unchanged matchday 23 for Australia showdown

The Bath Chronicle - Five Bath Rugby players will be on duty against Australia on Saturday (2.30pm) after England named an unchanged matchday 23 for their final îQBEî International of 2014. The same squad that secured...

November 26, 2014 FHFA Finds Home Prises on the Rise for 13th Consecutive Quarter

National Mortgage Professional - The HPI is calculated using home sales price information from mortgages sold to, or guaranteed by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî. Compared to last year, house prices rose...

November 26, 2014 Moonlighting No Help to Americans Seeking to Buy a Home

Bloomberg - The îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî introduced the Ability to Repay rule, or ATR, in January to prevent borrowers from getting mortgages they canât afford. Part-time wages can be included by...

November 26, 2014 Photo Release: Thaicom PLC Celebrates the Success of Debentures Issuance for THAICOM 7 project valued 4,550 Million Baht

Thailand Press Release News - îFitch Ratingsî-Bangkok/London-7 January 2003: îFitch Ratingsî (Thailand) Limited has assigned Long-term National rating of 'A(tha)', with a Stable Outlook to the THB2.5...

November 26, 2014 GMO Giant Monsanto Joins Big Business Coalition for UN Agenda 21

John Birch Society - Corporate giant Monsanto, known for its controversial business model, lobbying, and its widely criticized genetically modified organisms (GMOs), has officially joined the îWorld Business Council for...

November 26, 2014 Business Outlines A Smarter, More Sustainable Water Management Approach

wateronline.com - About the îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî (WBCSD) The îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî is a CEO-led organization of forward thinking companies...

November 26, 2014 Bankruptcy Auction Set for Jackson, NJ Developable Land

ALM Globe St - Read the region's most important commercial news with GlobeSt.com's New Jersey AM Alert. Follow the latest transactions, industry activities and read interviews that keep you informed with the news you need. Sign...

November 26, 2014 Sans Five Eyes countries, UN moves to strengthen digital privacy

interaksyon.com - NEW YORK - The îUnited Nationsî on Tuesday adopted a resolution on protecting digital privacy that for the first time urged governments to offer redress to citizens targeted by mass surveillance. The...

November 26, 2014 A.M. Best Affirms Ratings Of PMG Assurance Ltd.

The Street - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating of "a-" of PMG Assurance Ltd. (PMG) (Bermuda). The outlook for both ratings is negative. The ratings reflect PMG's...

November 26, 2014 UPDATE 1-Washington unveils policy to help people get foreclosed homes back

Reuters - The FHFA said the new rule applies to about 121,000 properties currently owned by îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, which guarantee most new U.S. mortgages and were bailed out by taxpayers in 2008...

November 26, 2014 Fixing Credit Report Errors Just Got Easier

business2community.com - The îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî has scored a big win for consumers. By placing enough pressure on Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion, the agency has changed the way in which credit...

November 26, 2014 United Colors of Benetton's Global Campaign for the UN International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

PR Newswire - designed for the first World Food Summit of FAO (îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî) in Rome in November 1996. This collaboration represents an important recognition of the value...

November 26, 2014 EBRD European Bank for Reconstruction and Develo : and FAO support key grain sector reform in Ukraine

4 Traders - The congress, jointly supported since 2011 by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), discusses key priorities...

November 26, 2014 Chinese Property Developers Sell More Bonds Boosting Transparency

Businessweek - Bond issuance instead of shadow banking âis a more formal form of financing and represents a step forward for the Chinese market,â said Kalai Pillay, senior analyst at îFitch Ratingsî....

November 26, 2014 Study finds two-thirds of Hawaiian reefs are covered with algae

Phys.org - The study, led by the Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stanford University's Center for Ocean Solutions, the University of Hawaii, NOAA, the Scripps Institute of Oceanography, and îConservation...

November 26, 2014 The Global Warming Bubble

UK Progressive - Dissimilar to the Financial Panic of 2007-08 when Congress committed $700 billion of taxpayer money, lots of taxpayer money, tons of taxpayer money to ailing financial institutions like Goldman Sachs and Bank of...

November 26, 2014 Myanmar national among four killed in Malaysia mine accident

Mizzima - Officials have claimed they were all legal îworkersî ... îVeriteî said nearly one third of the 350,000 îworkersî in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector -- many of them from...

November 26, 2014 Market Wrap: Stocks Slip as Oil Pushes Energy Sector Lower

Daily Finance - At 10 a.m., îFreddie Macî releases weekly mortgage rates; the National Association of Realtors releases pending home sales index for October; and the Commerce Department releases new home sales for...

November 26, 2014 Second jobs create obstacles for home buyers

Housing Wire - The article explained that the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauîâs Ability to Repay rule states that part-time wages can be included by banks in determining the ability to repay a mortgage if...

November 26, 2014 Australia could wreck England hopes and Stuart Lancaster's career, warns Stuart Barnes

SkySports - Before the îQBEî Internationals kicked off Stuart Lancaster stated that England had to win three of the four internationals â not my words, not some other journalistsâ but those of the England...

November 26, 2014 Graham Rowntree set for challenge of 'canny' Australia as England look to finish autumn series on a high

Daily Mail - Graham Rowntree is braced for set-piece chicanery from Australia when England attempt to rescue a disappointing îQBEî Series in the climax to the autumn at Twickenham on Saturday. The scrum has been...

November 26, 2014 White House Turns to Twitter for Climate Scare Tactics

The Foundry - The latest report on the science from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) and analysis provided by the Obama Administrationâs National Climatic Data Center find no significant...

November 26, 2014 Qatar in talks to fund UK high-speed rail plan

Construction Week Online - Among its highest profile investments are London's tallest building, the Shard, which was funded by the Qatari royal family, and the upmarket Harrods department store owned by sovereign wealth fund...

November 26, 2014 Exxon Investors Demand Dividend Boost In Lieu Of New Oilfields

Financial Advisor Magazine - Arjuna Capital and a group called îAs You Sowî filed a shareholder proposal with Exxon that calls on the Irving, Texas-based company to shift cash bound for carbon-intensive oil projects...

November 26, 2014 Investcorp and Mumtalakat buy workforce management solutions provider

ITP.net - Alternative investment provider Investcorp, and Mumtalakat, Bahrain's government investment vehicle, have acquired PRO Unlimited, a provider of software and services that enable large enterprises to more effectively...

November 26, 2014 Native Americans eye huge South Dakota wind energy project

Summit County Citizens Voice - The îClinton Global Initiativeî has named the OSWPP âone of its favorite commitments.â The Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the Northwest Area Foundation, and the Bush...

November 26, 2014 Coverys Hires Murphy as New Chief Operating Officer

Claims Journal - In addition to his work in Massachusetts, Murphy contributed his leadership skills to the îNational Association of Insurance Commissionersî (NAIC) where he served as the chair of the Auto Insurance...

November 26, 2014 Malaysia Airlines Regional To Re-Launch as LCC

AIN Online Language - îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî (KNB). To be based at Kota Kinabalu International Airport in the East Malaysian state of Sabah, MASWingsâ jet fleet will initially consist of four aircraft...

November 26, 2014 Antipodeans Sink, While USD Treads Water

Seeking Alpha - European stocks have extended their rally, with the Dow Jones îStoxxî 600 up about 0.5%, led by utilities and financials. The materials and energy sectors are weaker today. The Dow Jones...

November 26, 2014 Will lage corporations and the super-rich be getting a return soon on their investments'

skyvalleychronicle.com - to gutting the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî and the Environmental Protection Agency. And thatâs just for starters. Democrats, meanwhile, are so compromised by their own...

November 26, 2014 S&P 500 Fluctuates Amid Confidence and GDP Data; Bonds Rise

Bloomberg - The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index rose 0.2 percent as Germanyâs Dax Index capped its longest winning streak since May 2013. Yields on 10-year Treasuries fell five basis points to 2.26 percent, while the...

November 26, 2014 The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Lennar, DR Horton, Toll Brothers, KB Home and PulteGroup

The Business Journal - According to the îFreddie Macî mortgage survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate has gone down from 4.43% in January to 4.04% in October. Moreover, though home prices have been rising in 2014,...

November 26, 2014 Astoria Bank tries radical remake as buyers await

Crain's New York Business - In addition, to help revive the housing market, the government increased the size of loans that banks could pass along to mortgage guarantors îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî....

November 26, 2014 When It Comes to Holiday Shopping, Not All Plastic Is Equal

New York Times - With both credit and debit cards, consumers generally arenât liable for charges made with stolen card numbers, as long as the problem is reported within 60 days, according to the îConsumer Financial...

November 26, 2014 England unchanged for Australia

Orange - England have named an unchanged squad for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham. Head coach Stuart Lancaster has retained the same 23 following the 28-9 win over Samoa at the weekend...

November 26, 2014 Lennar (LEN) Hits a 52-Week High on Upbeat Housing Data

Yahoo Singapore Finance - According to the îFreddie Macî mortgage survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate has gone down from 4.43% in January to 4.04% in October. Moreover, though home prices have been rising in 2014,...

November 26, 2014 South Sudan warns U.N. that sanctions could fuel confrontation

Reuters - The îUnited Nationsî said peacekeepers are protecting some 100,000 displaced people at nine sites around the country. The conflict has killed more than 10,000 people in South Sudan and caused over 1 million...

November 26, 2014 Letter: Gratifying LDS statement on Earth stewardship

Salt Lake Tribune - At the beginning of the month, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî made public that scientists are now 95 percent certain that the buildup of gases from burning fossil fuels and...

November 26, 2014 IDB unit to raise $1.2 billion in Islamic financing

Trade Arabia - On Monday, îFitch Ratingsî assigned an AA credit rating to the ICD, which has a low level of leverage but which is expected to grow as the institution increases its lending activities. This would...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Rates Maryland CDA's Housing Revenue Bonds 2014 Series D 'AA+'; Outlook Stable

Yahoo Finance - KEY RATING DRIVERS PORTFOLIO LARGELY GUARANTEED OR PARTIALLY INSURED: As of June 30, 2014, approximately 96% of the multi-family portfolio is fully or partially guaranteed by the following entities: Ginnie Mae,...

November 26, 2014 Ecologists Criticize EU for Failing to Curb Tar Sands

Breitbart News - But îFriends of the Earth Europeî argued that the proposal "does nothing to penalize the most polluting fuels." "The commission has recognized the highly polluting nature of tar sands but is going to...

November 26, 2014 Connecticut commissioner to return to investment banking

Life Health Pro - While at the Connecticut department, Leonardi has been active at the îNational Association of Insurance Commissionersî (NAIC), in the new U.S. federal financial services agencies created by the...

November 26, 2014 Urban farming bigger, more important than previously known, says study

fooddive.com - The significance and size of urban agriculture is widely underestimated, according to research from the îInternational Water Management Instituteî. Scientists at IWMI analyzed satellite data and found...

November 26, 2014 Rowntree set for 'canny' Australia

Eurosport - Graham Rowntree is braced for set-piece chicanery from Australia when England attempt to rescue a disappointing îQBEî Series in the climax to the autumn at Twickenham on Saturday. The scrum has been...

November 26, 2014 Emerging Stocks Decline as Energy Shares Slide; Ruble Weakens

Bloomberg - âSome investors believe the big rally is not going to be îsustainableî.â The îMSCIî developing-nation gauge has risen 0.6 percent this year and trades at 11.2 times projected...

November 26, 2014 Appeal for latest thinking from wastewater experts

filtsep.com - The îWater Environment Federationî (WEF) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are looking for individuals and companies able to illustrate their product or process in front of a panel of...

November 26, 2014 FTSE rises on financials as US GDP data looms

Money Week - Financials were prominent. HSBC (HSBA) rose 1.27% to 636.6p. It was followed by other banks and a string of insurers and asset managers, among them îSchrodersî (SDR), up 1.74% to 2660.5p, Man Group (EMG),...

November 26, 2014 This week in ETFs: Strong words from Draghi help European markets

Hargreaves Lansdown - On Friday, ECB head Mario Draghi vowed to "raise inflation and inflation expectations as fast as possible". European shares (îStoxxî 600, up 2.32% last week EUR) reacted positively to this strong...

November 26, 2014 England look to nullify Hooper

Eurosport - England assistant coach Graham Rowntree says Australia captain Michael Hooper will receive "special attention" in Saturday's îQBEî International at Twickenham. Hooper has been outstanding for the Wallabies...

November 26, 2014 England keep faith with squad

Daily Mail - England have named an unchanged matchday squad for Saturday's final îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham. Head coach Stuart Lancaster has retained the same 23 following the 28-9 victory...

November 26, 2014 Stocks Rise With U.S. Futures, Yen; Oil Falls Toward 2010 Levels

Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - Crude oil traded near the lowest level since 2010 on concern OPEC members wonât cut output when they meet this week. The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index advanced 0.3 percent by 8:20...

November 26, 2014 Death toll in Sarawak mine accident rises to 4

Yahoo News Singapore - Officials have claimed they were all legal îworkersî ... îVeriteî said nearly one-third of the 350,000 îworkersî in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector â...

November 26, 2014 Supreme Court will hear challenge to EPA mercury rules

utilitydive.com - The utilities, including îAEPî, Duke and Southern Co., and their allies say the rules would cost them too much and require the shuttering of many coal-fired power plants. The Obama administration...

November 26, 2014 Power restored to Perry County

Perry Daily - Power was completely restored to all îAEPî customers in Perry County by Tuesday afternoon after a wind-aided outage Monday that short-circuited electrical service to more than 6,000 homes. A...

November 26, 2014 Donation Bolsters Wildlife Care and Education Program

Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre Recieves Surprise Investment DESCRIPTION:Beneath the thin dusting of snow that topped Manitoba?s prairie lands this autumn, a small nest of common snapping turtles ? laid too late in the...

November 26, 2014 Calorie Counts at Last Coming to Chain Restaurants

targetednews.com - WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 -- The îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî issued the following news release: Calorie counts will become permanent fixtures on America's chain-restaurant menus and menu...

November 26, 2014 US snow storms make Americans doubt the threats of global warming

The Westside Story - Outlined in the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeîâs fourth report of 2007, the scientific consensus on climate underlines the fact that the warming of the climate system is...

November 26, 2014 Servicing Continues to Hit the Market; Upcoming Events; Credit Union Lending Laws

Mortgage News Daily - Castro advised the next Congress to consider legislation that would wind down and ultimately eliminate, îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî, as part of the effort to increase the housing...

November 26, 2014 Carlyle : Global Asset Management Firm Invests in Diamond Bank

4 Traders - GLOBAL alternative asset manager, îthe Carlyle Groupî, announced it has invested $147 million in Diamond Bank, the Lagos-headquartered commercial bank. The investment came through the Bank's recently...

November 26, 2014 Transatlantic Free-Trade Agreement (TAFTA/TTIP) - Lori Wallach and Natacha Cingotti - Attac Summer University 2014

Axis of Logic - Natacha Cingotti is a campaigner in the environmental NGO "îFriends of the Earth Europeî" in Brussels. Lori Wallach is the director of Citizen's Global Trade Watch, Protecting Health, Safety and...

November 26, 2014 Buy-Rated Dividend Stocks In The Top 3: NNN, AINV, MO

The Street - The gross profit margin for îAPOLLO INVESTMENTî CORP is currently very high, coming in at 71.18%. Regardless of AINV's high profit margin, it has managed to decrease from the same period last year....

November 26, 2014 Research and Markets: Needs of German Institutional Investors 2014

Yahoo Finance India - ETF sector and providers 9. Use of consultants 10. Assessment of providers Companies Mentioned AGI Berenberg Aberdeen Alliance Bernstein Allianz Global îAmundiî Bayern BlackRock db x-trackers...

November 26, 2014 Crowdfunding Emerging as a Tool of Sustainable Finance

CSR Wire - Green crowdfunding is fast emerging as an innovative practice to support startups and enterprises engaged in the development of sustainable products and services. Online crowdfunding allows for removal of middlemen,...

November 26, 2014 North Korean among four killed in Malaysia mine accident

Yahoo News Malaysia - Officials have claimed they were all legal îworkersî ... îVeriteî said nearly one third of the 350,000 îworkersî in Malaysia's electronics manufacturing sector -- many of...

November 26, 2014 The 4 best value stocks to buy with $10,000 in 2015

Motley Fool Australia - Shares in Insurance Australia Group Ltd had a good run over the last two years, far outperforming îQBEî Insurance Group Ltd (ASX: îQBEî), but the company still offers value relative...

November 26, 2014 How will new technology change geopolitics'

forumblog.org - What would this mean for our geopolitical landscape' Here are the 4 main questions emerged from participantsâ discussions at the îWorld Economic Forumî: 1. Will technology be the future gold'...

November 26, 2014 Your letters: Before it's too late

Evening Sun - îFriends of the Earth Europeî, Center for Environment, Human Rights and Development, Environmental Rights Action and Platform. âA detailed assessment of pollution in the oil producing area was...

November 26, 2014 ING to take next step in digital banking in the Netherlands

Yahoo Finance - Sustainability forms an integral part of ING`s corporate strategy, which is evidenced by ING Group shares being included in the îFTSE4Goodî index and in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Europe and...

November 26, 2014 U.K. Stocks Are Little Changed as RBS Advance Offsets Miner Drop

Bloomberg - U.K. stocks were little changed as gains in Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and îSchrodersî Plc offset declines in mining stocks. RBS and îSchrodersî climbed more than 1.8 percent. BHP...

November 26, 2014 Food safety agencies offer Turkey tips

The Ridgefield Press - The United States Department of Agricultureâs (USDA) îFood Safety and Inspection Serviceî (FSIS) is issuing food safety recommendations on how to properly prepare a turkey to make sure...

November 26, 2014 Shareholder groups to Exxon: Oil price, climate risk should lead to $56B in dividends

The Business Journal - Exxon Mobil Corp. needs to face the reality of low oil prices and climate change, according to shareholders from Arjuna Capital and îAs you Sowî. An unspecified number of shareholders took the...

November 26, 2014 Wall St fluctuates as US consumers lose confidence

New Zealand Herald - "This report will go some way in providing further confirmation about the îsustainabilityî of the current economic ... director of economic indicators at îThe Conference Boardî, said...

November 26, 2014 Gravity To Transfer Listing To Nasdaq Capital Market - Quick Facts

Realtime Business News - Gravity Co., Ltd. (GRVY: Quote), a Korea-based developer and publisher of online games, Tuesday said it received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications department of The îNasdaq...

November 26, 2014 Over 800,000 Sign Petition Against TTIP

telesur - A report from îFriends of the Earth Europeî from July this year says that, âthe TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership) being negotiated between the EU and the US risks lowering standards...

November 26, 2014 Zambia buries ex-leader Sata, urged to embark on stable transition

NATIONAL MIRROR - Sata, who died in a îLondonî hospital from an undisclosed illness two weeks ago at the age of 77, was interred at Embassy Park, Zambiaâs presidential burial site, as an artillery unit fired a...

November 26, 2014 Kazakhstan on brink of WTO membership deal, Afghanistan in line

Yahoo! - GENEVA (Reuters) - The 160-member îWorld Trade Organizationî is in active discussions with 10 countries aiming to become members, including Kazakhstan and Afghanistan, WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo...

November 26, 2014 DAP to stand behind MP Pua over the 1MDB issue

dailyexpress.com.my - KOTA KINABALU: DAP will stand behind Petaling Jaya Utara MP Tony Pua should a defamation suit be filed against him by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak pertaining to the î1Malaysia Development...

November 26, 2014 A break for some who lost homes to foreclosure

Washington Post - Americans who lost their homes to foreclosure will be able to buy them back at current market value if the properties are owned by housing-finance giants îFannie Maeî and îFreddie Macî,...

November 26, 2014 Will Umno members be bold enough to take the cue from Tun Mahathir' (COMMENT)

The Rakyat Post - But some voices from the room where the special briefing took place, as reported in pro-Barisan Nasional blog postings, claimed that they had been told not to touch on î1Malaysia Development Berhadî...

November 26, 2014 Edith Price Crisp -- Orangeburg

Times and Democrat - Edith Price Crisp, 91, of Orangeburg, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Calhoun îConvalescentî Center, St. Matthews. Mrs. Crisp was born Aug. 7, 1923 ,in Buffalo, South Carolina. She was the daughter...

November 26, 2014 UC Santa Cruz closes Upper East Field due to drought

The Santa Cruz Sentinel - A campuswide îwater working groupî sets priorities about use and decided to use more water on the Lower East Field due to its size and manageability. An email sent to the campus community...

November 26, 2014 FDA Announces New "Calorie Count" Rules For Restaurants, Grocery Stores, Movie Theaters

Fast Company - âThis is one of the most important public health nutrition policies ever to be passed nationally,â Margo Wootan, director of nutrition policy at the îCenter for Science in the Public...

November 26, 2014 Sub-National Climate Change Actions Prevail Over National Politics

The Energy Collective - The UNâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) released its Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report recently and essentially conveys the same message that the worldâs leading...

November 26, 2014 The mystery and deceit of cap and trade and carbon trading

watchdogwire.com - But at the crux of the issue is altered data and science. The data originally produced by îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî scientists in the 1990âs were altered by government...

November 26, 2014 European Stocks Rise On Hopes Worst Is Over For Euro Zone Economy

Morningstar - The Euro îStoxxî 50 index of eurozone bluechip stocks added 0.45%. Around Europe, German DAX rose 0.77%, the French CAC 40 gained 0.32% and the FTSE 100 index of the UK inched up 0.02%. Banks in Germany...

November 26, 2014 Exxon Mobil Corp investors demand dividend hike

Financial Post - Arjuna Capital and a group called îAs You Sowî filed a shareholder proposal with Exxon that calls on the Irving, Texas- based company to shift cash bound for carbon-intensive oil projects into bigger...

November 26, 2014 Nikkei favored over Topix among Japanese ETFs

Financial Post - îAmundiî Japan Ltd. and Mizuho Asset Management Co. say favorable prospects for Japanâs manufacturers amid unprecedented monetary easing contrast with a gloomy outlook for businesses reliant on...

November 26, 2014 London midday: UK stocks rise but gains limited by Kingfisher, resource stocks

ShareCast - The FTSE 100 trading 0.1% higher at 6,737 by midday, though was underperforming stocks across Europe with the îSTOXXî Europe 600 index up 0.5% on the day. "European equity markets are still riding on the...

November 26, 2014 "Food Chains" Documentary on Farm Workers Coming to Clinton St. Theater This Weekend

Eater Portland - The recently released documentary, produced by actress Eva Longoria and writer/filmmaker îEric Schlosserî ("Fast Food Nation," "Food Inc."), and narrated by actor Forest Whitaker, is hitting...

November 26, 2014 Gatekeepers digging deeper into smart beta strategies

Financial Times - âThere have been so many products launched, but what weâre seeing is a healthy skepticism; people are coming at this with open eyes,â says David Mazza, head of mutual fund and ETF research at...

November 26, 2014 Slipper keen for World Cup revenge

Yahoo! Eurosport - The two sides go head to head at Twickenham on Saturday in the final îQBEî International of the autumn campaign and an audition for next year's clash in Pool A. Slipper was 14 when Martin Johnson's...

November 26, 2014 Mortgage approvals fall by 16%

Financial Advice - After commissioning former HBOS chairman Sir James Crosby to look into ways of protecting and rebuilding the UK mortgage market it seems as though Alistair Darling will be advised not to go down the US route of...

November 26, 2014 Keller Rohrback L.L.P. Investigates Claims Relating to Unfair and Deceptive Practices in Student Loan Servicing

news.morningstar.com - As identified by the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB), student loan servicers have been engaging in illegal billing and collection practices that are affecting millions of borrowers...

November 26, 2014 Tiffany Shines Despite Missing Earnings and Stocks Open Higher on GDP - Presented by: The Aol. On Network

NASDAQ - 10:28AM ET - Dow Jones Business News MARKET SNAPSHOT: U.S. Stocks Under Pressure After November Consumer Confidence Dips 10:27AM ET - Dow Jones Business News ADMA Biologics, Inc. (Nasdaq:ADMA) to Ring The îNasdaq...

November 26, 2014 Friends of Science Guerrilla Billboard Marketing Campaign in Canada Stirs up Freedom of Speech Controversy on Climate Change and Global Warming

wfla.com - Friends of Science point out that the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî has downplayed the evidence that global warming stopped naturally more than 16 years ago in the recent synthesis report,...

November 26, 2014 CFPB Sets Sights On Mortgage Rulemaking Changes, Agenda Reveals

Reverse Mortgage Daily - Revisions intended to streamline and improve certain mortgage procedures are among the top priorities of the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî as 2015 fast approaches. The CFPBâs...

November 26, 2014 Insurance Companies File Lawsuit Against LA Department of Water and Power

Patch - Century National Insurance Co., îQBEî Insurance Corp. and Nautilus Insurance Co. are among the plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. The fire damaged or destroyed 53 structures,...

November 26, 2014 New Proxy Resolution Urges Exxon Mobil To Return Capital To Shareholders In The Face Of Global Climate Change & Carbon Asset Ri

Bloomberg - New Proxy Resolution Urges Exxon Mobil To Return Capital To Shareholders In The Face Of Global Climate Change & Carbon Asset Risk Arjuna Capital and îAs You Sowî File Shareholder Proposal Asking Exxon...

November 26, 2014 Times Square Hotel Undergoes Debt Change, Rebranding

The Wall Street Journal - Its mortgage was packaged into an issue of îcommercial mortgage backed securitiesî in 2006. A spokeswoman for Hampshire declined comment. According to loan documents monitored by Trepp, the...

November 26, 2014 Canacol Energy : Announces Meeting Results

4 Traders - 11/12 CANACOL ENERGY: Reports Record Adjusted Funds from Operations of US $37 Million.. 11/05 CANACOL ENERGY: Announces Strategic Financing With îApollo Investmentî Corporatio.. 11/01 CANACOL ENERGY:...

November 26, 2014 High winds cause trouble across central Ohio

The Columbus Dispatch - Power failures also affected homes and businesses throughout central Ohio. As of 8 last night, about 26,000 îAEPî Ohio customers were without power, though only about 2,500 were in central...

November 26, 2014 YOUR THREE CENTS: Do you agree with new E.P.A. rules to reduce emissions from coal fired power plants'

Weather Alert - The affected companies include îAmerican Electric Powerî Company, Duke Energy Corporation, and Southern Company... the parent company of Gulf Power and Alabama Power. The companies say the rules will...

November 26, 2014 Mississippi AG Jim Hood elected president of national association

Gulf Live - JACKSON, Mississippi -- Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood has been elected president of the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî. The group held is summer meeting this week in Mackinac Island,...

November 26, 2014 Pall and DSW are big market movers

Daily Journal - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: The supplier of filtration technology reported...

November 26, 2014 NIST Seeks Input from Cloud Users

Executive Gov - The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî is seeking input from industry to develop a user guide for cloud systems, Federal News Radio reported Tuesday. The NIST released a draft document...

November 26, 2014 U.S. Investors Have Really Warmed to India Stocks, ETFs

Yahoo Finance - Combined, the iShares îMSCIî India ET (INDA) and the WisdomTree India Earnings ... of Indiaâs growth trajectory as one that will be both peaceful and îsustainableî in nature. This is...

November 26, 2014 Goldman Ordered by Judge to Disclose Profits on Libya Trades

Yahoo Finance - Background In May 2011, the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, which once functioned under the authority of the late Muammar Gaddafi, lost almost 98% of a $1.3 billion bet on currency movements and other...

November 26, 2014 The 27 worst headline puns made about presidential turkey pardons

Washington Post - îMichael Pollanî told fellow Post writer Tim Carman this week, âItâs sort of an animal sacrifice in reverse â instead of killing the one to stand symbolically for the many, we free...

November 26, 2014 Winter storm expected in parts of W.Va.

WCHS-TV8 - About 4,800 customers of îAmerican Electric Powerî and FirstEnergy remain without power Tuesday, including more than 1,000 each in Monongalia and Upshur counties. > 1862

November 26, 2014 Sutor Technology Group Limited Receives NASDAQ Non-Compliance Letter Due To Delay In Filing Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q

New Jersey Online - today announced that it received a letter from the Listing Qualifications Department of The îNASDAQ Stock Marketî, on November 20, 2014 (the "Letter"), informing the Company that it does not comply...

November 26, 2014 Unraveling Ebola

C&EN - For years, researchers have sought some way to keep the virus adrift. One strategy now being pursued in the clinic is to use îconvalescentî serum, which comes from the blood of Ebola survivors and provides...

November 26, 2014 NIST draft document solicits cloud users' input

Federal News Radio - The îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî needs your help with its guide to user experiences on cloud systems. NIST has a draft document out to explain what users expect from a...

November 26, 2014 Incentives for CO2 capture 'should be part of climate treaty'

The Institution of Engineering and Technology - âThe îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeîâs (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Synthesis Report highlights that without CCS the cost of climate mitigation would...

November 26, 2014 FIX Trading Community Issues Best Practices Draft for Pre-Trade Data Messaging of Bond Market

Forex Magnates - îSchrodersî, State Street Global Advisors and Standard Life Investments. Commenting on the release of the Best Practices draft, Stephane Malrait, Managing Director Global Head of FIC eCommerce stated,...

November 26, 2014 Markets rise, S&P 500 and Dow hit new records

Forex Street - The îStoxxî Europe 600 closed 0.1% higher, pulling back from bigger gains during the session after reports of unexpected improvement of German business sentiment provided some reason to expect the ECB...

November 26, 2014 Abraaj gets nod for Bisco Misr acquisition

MENAFN - Abraaj Investment Management, an affiliate of UAE's îAbraaj Capitalî, the Middle East's largest private equity firm, will begin buying shares of Bisco Misr on Thursday and aims to complete its purchases by...

November 26, 2014 Market numbers at close of business barely differ from those at opening bell

The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville - Bond prices rose. The yield on the 10-year Treasury note fell to 2.26 percent. Here are some stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the...

November 26, 2014 Climate change views differ: As a species, we must evolve

Philadelphia Daily News - is the author of "Cold Cash, Cool Climate: Science-based Advice for Ecological Entrepreneurs" The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's Fifth Assessment Report reinforces previous...

November 26, 2014 Here's Why People Don't Believe In Climate Change

Yahoo Finance - The chart below, published by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, includes a series of graphs, each presenting two models. The purple stripes show the climate changes we'd expect from only...

November 26, 2014 European Stocks Higher in Early Trade, Supported by U.S. GDP Data

Wall Street Journal - European stocks edged higher Wednesday, possibly on track for a fourth session of gains, still spurred by robust economic data out of the U.S. In early trade, the îStoxxî Europe 600 added 0.4%,...

November 26, 2014 Local deaths, Nov. 25

Thomasville Times-Enterprise - Westonâs Funeral Home Gloria Holland McGahee, 87, of Camilla died at Mitchell îConvalescentî Center in Camilla. â Willis-Jamerson-Braswell Funeral Home, Pelham Tommy Jean...

November 26, 2014 Call For Innovative Wastewater Technologies For Consideration At The WEF/WERF Forum On Intensification Of Resource Recovery

wateronline.com - The îWater Environment Federationî (WEF) and the Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are currently seeking cutting-edge wastewater treatment technologies that provide intensification of...

November 26, 2014 FIX announces Best Practices for the use of FIX for pre-trade in the bond market.

Automated Trader - îSchrodersî, State Street Global Advisors, Standard Life Investments. "Societe Generale are pleased to have been involved with Project Neptune from the outset and believe that the co-operation...

November 26, 2014 Green Dream: Can U.N. Summit Revive Climate Issue'

Naharnet - "We are getting the machine back on line." "This is the right time," said Mark Kenber of îThe Climate Groupî. "We are moving out of recession and the evidence, the science, is more certain every day." This...

November 26, 2014 Turning Climate Into Cash

The Moral Liberal - At what point will the public conclude that virtually everything that we have been told about âglobal warmingâ and âclimate changeâ by the U.N. îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate...

November 26, 2014 Cape May to Host Free Holiday Concerts

Cape May County Herald - The chorus was founded in 1964 with a small group of local residents volunteering to sing Christmas carols for residents in the Angelus îConvalescentî Home in Wildwood. They continue to...

November 26, 2014 Nasdaq CFO Lee Shavel to Present at the 2014 Nasdaq Annual Investor Program in London

Finanzen - 07.11.14 INC Research (Nasdaq: INCR) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Opening Bell in Celebration of IPO 07.11.14 Freshpet, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRPT) to Ring The îNasdaq Stock Marketî Opening Bell in...

November 26, 2014 The Conference Board Leading Economic Index® (LEI) for the Euro Area Declined in October

Yahoo Finance - EURO îSTOXXî ® Index (source:îSTOXXî Limited) * Series in The Conference Board LEI for the Euro Area that are based on The Conference Board estimates are real money supply and...

November 26, 2014 ICRA ratings for Indian debt instruments-Nov 11

Reuters - 1.20 crore Baraka Overseas Traders FBL ST/LT B+ / 160 Suspended A4 Cheema Spintex Ltd LT FBL D 487 Downgraded from C Cheema Spintex Ltd ST NFBL D 90 Downgraded from A4 Dsp îBlackrock Investmentî DSP...

November 26, 2014 Caisse buys more Seattle real estate

Benefits Canada - The real estate subsidiary of the îCaisse de dépôt et placement du Québecî, Ivanhoé Cambridge and its partner, Callahan Capital Properties, have...

November 26, 2014 U.S. Stock Futures Extend Gains After GDP Data

Inside Fidelity - The OECD highlighted the eurozone as the weak spot in the global economy. The îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.5%. Japanese stocks rose 0.3% following a holiday on Monday. In commodity markets, crude-oil...

November 26, 2014 FTSE ends up on financials as Wall St opens tepid

Money Week - Early leader BT Groupâs (BT.A) gains were erased by profit takers. Financials figured with asset managers in good form. îSchrodersî (SDR) added 1.8% to 2662p, while Man Group (EMG) gained 1.79% to...

November 26, 2014 Europe Stocks End Higher Despite Investor Caution--3rd Update

Morning Star - The îStoxxî Europe 600 closed 0.2% higher, having benefited from Friday's surprise interest rate cut in China and amid further signs that more stimulus from the European Central Bank could be imminent....

November 26, 2014 Head of Swedish buffer-fund inquiry joins Lombard Odier IM

Investment Pensions Europe - There are signs that European institutional investors find Chinese equities interesting. Finlandâs îIlmarinenî now separates China equity holdings (A and H-shares), in its reports,...

November 26, 2014 Vanguard files for 'ultra' short-term bond fund

Investment News - Mr. Nassour currently manages multiple investment-grade bond funds and Mr. Van Ommeren is co-leader of the firm's asset-backed and îcommercial-mortgage-backed securitiesî team. Overall, Vanguard...

November 26, 2014 RGGI may not be an easy model for regional groups to comply with EPA's carbon rule

Environment Energy Publishing - Advocates of multi-state plans to comply with U.S. EPA's proposal to cut carbon emissions often make an example of the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI) -- a successful...

November 26, 2014 National Grid Makes Recommendations, Supports EPA Plan to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

wfla.com - Additionally, the proposed rule credits ongoing efforts to reduce carbon emissions through market-based mechanisms like the successful îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî (RGGI). We continue to support the...

November 26, 2014 A rousing speech for Umno but old, tired themes for Malaysia

Yahoo News Singapore - Wong also said a true test of whether Muhyiddin really wanted Umno members to do that would be whether he allowed them to talk about the NEPâs failures or the scandal-hit î1Malaysia Development...

November 26, 2014 In 30 years time, will government carbon reduction targets even matter'

Tree Hugger - Meanwhile, according to Mintpress News, Molly Walsh of îFriends of the Earth Europeî said the commitment was âbarely more than business-as-usual.â Oxfam and Greenpeace also weighed in with...

November 26, 2014 Hal Barney Lyles

Marshall County Tribune-Courier - Hal Barney Lyles, JR., 80, of Calvert City passed away Saturday, November 22 at the Calvert City îConvalescentî Center. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and a member of the...

November 26, 2014 Schmidt Will Help Lead National Anti-Human Trafficking Group

WIBW - TOPEKA â Attorney General Derek Schmidt has been appointed national vice-chair of the Human Trafficking Committee for the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî. The committee studies anti-human...

November 26, 2014 Power Shift: a Durham company seeks to change an industry

Durham Herald Sun - Palmer and Brown, two friends from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology who worked for financial firms, law firms and government defense contractors, recruited Allam, a lead author of the...

November 26, 2014 NYC pensions/Private equity

Private Equity News - Bob Antonacci, a Republican candidate contesting for the post of New York Stateâs State Comptroller, has criticised the existing investment strategy of incumbent Thomas DiNapoli, with regard to the...

November 26, 2014 European Stocks Higher, Supported by U.S. Data and ECB Signal on Bond Buying

Inside Fidelity - The euro slipped lower against the dollar on the back of the remarks, to trade around $1.2468, while the îStoxxî Europe 600 index settled around 0.3% higher. Germany's DAX 30 and France's CAC 40 were...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Takes Various Actions on CSMC Series 2010-RR1

Market Watch - The following îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî are collateral for the re-REMIC securities rated by Fitch: Credit Suisse Commercial Mortgage Trust series 2007-C5 --8.8% interest in class A-4, in...

November 26, 2014 Six Years After Leaving, Amy Fouts Rejoins McKenna Long & Aldridge

Daily Report Online - Barnes, who joined the firm's real estate finance practice, represents banks and îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) lenders in commercial mortgage loans and other secured...

November 26, 2014 65% of Americans Believe Climate Change is Fake

chinatopix.com - A new report released earlier this month by the United Nations' îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî confirmed climate change effects are already occurring and are being experienced by nations...

November 26, 2014 Supreme Court to decide if proposed pollution rules are too burdensome for electric utilities

The Business Journal - That includes Columbus-based îAmerican Electric Powerî Company Inc. (NYSE:îAEPî), whose CEO told me that such standards and subsequent coal plant retirements could cause power...

November 26, 2014 Blackstone : rejects $2bn offer for Center Parcs as it mulls a flotation

4 Traders - LONDON-BASED private equity firm BC Partners and the Canada Pension Fund (CPP) have had $2bn (£1.27bn) joint takeover offer for Center Parcs rejected by owner Blackstone Group. US investment conglomerate...

November 26, 2014 Trial Lawyers Who Ran Fin'l Probe Under Investigation

Investors Business Daily - The powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee is expanding its investigation of possible ethics violations by the îFinancial Crisis Inquiry Commissionî, including improper...

November 26, 2014 New Proxy Resolution Urges Exxon Mobil To Return Capital To Shareholders In The Face Of Global Climate Change & Carbon Asset Risk

New Jersey Online - Arjuna Capital and îAs You Sowî File Shareholder Proposal Asking Exxon Mobil to Return Capital to Shareholders Rather than Invest in High-Cost High-Carbon Projects. BOSTON and OAKLAND, Calif., Nov....

November 26, 2014 Shareholders propose that Exxon Mobil return capital to offset climate change risk

Pensions & Investments - Arjuna Capital, joined by îAs You Sowî representing other shareholders, co-filed the proposal. The shareholder resolution âcalls on Exxon Mobil to protect investor value by...

November 26, 2014 Tender of 10-year Exchange Fund Notes to be held on December 5

7th Space - Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The following is issued on behalf of the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî: The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî (HKMA) announces that a tender of 10-year Exchange Fund Notes...

November 26, 2014 Gulf Sovereign Wealth Fund Backs Kelvin Re

swfinstitute.org - Insurance exposure is a budding asset class for institutional investors, especially sovereign wealth funds. A new Guernsey reinsurance vehicle, Kelvin Re Limited, is expected to write a global, diverse...

November 26, 2014 Naira devaluation: Expect double-digit inflation, experts warn

Punch - With a depleting îExcess Crude Accountî and declining external reserves, îNigeriaî is more vulnerable to the current slide in global crude oil prices than it was in 2008, Rewane has said. He said...

November 26, 2014 Catalyst Funds converts third hedge fund

Hedge Week - The Fund focuses on delivering monthly dividend income derived from investments in mortgage-backed securities (MBS), including U.S. agency and non-agency residential MBS, îcommercial mortgage-backed...

November 26, 2014 Guggenheim Credit Allocation Fund Modifies Certain Non-Fundamental Investment Policies

The Street - asset-backed securities (all or a portion of which may consist of collateralized loan obligations), mortgage-backed securities (both residential mortgage-backed securities and îcommercial mortgage-backed...

November 26, 2014 Ucapan semangat bagi Umno tapi bosan bagi Malaysia, kata pengkritik

Yahoo News Malaysia - Apakah beliau akan membenarkan mereka bercakap tentang kegagalan DEB atau skandal yang melanda î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB). Seorang lagi penganalisis Wan Saiful Wan Jan menunjukkan...

November 26, 2014 New European Commission Marred By Corporate Conflicts of Interest

Corp Watch - âGiven his current and recent ties to the oil industry, he would regularly find himself caught in real or perceived conflicts of interest,â writes Fabian Flues of îFriends of the Earth...

November 26, 2014 Ashtabula County Commissioner Joe Moroski to step down early

Ashtabula Star-Beacon - His term expires on Dec. 31; however, the early resignation is being driven by changes to the îOhio Public Employees Retirement Systemî, he said. âIn order to stay on the health...

November 26, 2014 Virgin America Inc (VA): Cyrus Capital Partners Discloses 24% Stake in Recently-Public Company

INSIDER MONKEY - Virgin America Inc (NASDAQ:VA) started trading on îNASDAQ stock marketî on Monday, November 17 and it was well received by the market, as its stock gained around 19% since the IPO. The company offered...

November 26, 2014 Holiday shopping may not be all ho ho ho

CBS News - A survey of 1,009 people released Monday by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî and the Credit Union National Association found 33 percent of respondents said they plan to spend less during the holidays,...

November 26, 2014 Seven city employees to retire before state pension changes

Journal-News - The city of Hamilton will be paying out approximately $200,000 in unused vacation and sick leave to seven employees who are retiring at the end of this week before new pension rules with the îOhio Public...

November 26, 2014 AirBoss of America Appoints Executive Vice President, AirBoss Engineered Products

Financial Content - NEWMARKET, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/25/14 -- Mr. Gren Schoch, Chairman and CEO of AirBoss of America Corp. ("AirBoss") (TSX: BOS), is pleased to announce the promotion of Yvan Ambeault to Executive Vice...

November 26, 2014 These terrible governors won reelection and will keep on wreaking environmental havoc

Grist - The best thing that can be said about LePage is that he has not pulled Maine out of the îRegional Greenhouse Gas Initiativeî. Thatâs more than Chris Christie can say. > 1862

November 26, 2014 A.M. Best Revises Issuer Credit Rating Outlook to Positive for Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Company

news.morningstar.com - A.M. Best has revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed the issuer credit rating (ICR) of âaâ for Farmers Union Mutual Insurance Company (FUMI) (Jamestown, ND). Concurrently, A.M....

November 26, 2014 Power Outage Affects Customers from Flour Bluff to Port Aransas

Kiii3 News - CORPUS CHRISTI (Kiii News) - According to îAmerican Electric Powerî Texas, more than 11,500 customers between Flour Bluff and Port Aransas lost power at around 1:45 p.m. Tuesday. Crews were said to be...

November 26, 2014 Bobby Wayne Campbell, 79

Alamosa Valley Courier - Bobby Wayne Campbell, 79, died peacefully at the Rio Grande Inn (îConvalescentî Home) in LaJara, CO on November 20th 2014. Bobby was born on October 5th 1935 in Evansville Indiana to William...

November 26, 2014 'Listahang Tubig' launched for better water service coverage

news.pia.gov.ph - The project is supported by the îWorld Bank Waterî and Sanitation and Sanitation Program, and the Water for Resilient Economic Growth and Stability (Be Secure) Project of the U.S Agency for...

November 26, 2014 Saudi- Consumers see red over tomato prices

MENAFN - Nov 17 2014 - UAE's Nakheel acquires Golden Mile units, MENAFN (MENAFN) Nakheel said that it has reached an agreement with Souq Residences FZCO, a joint venture between IFA Hotels & Resorts and...

November 26, 2014 Credit Crunch Digest - October 2014

jdsupra.com - The 2012 investigation of Barclays stems from the £322 million in advisory fees that Barclays paid the îQatar Investment Authorityî as the bank raised funds to evade a taxpayer bailout at...

November 26, 2014 The bull case for European equities

Financial Times - âIf you compare it on a global scale Europe is probably the cheapest region you can get,â he adds. îAmundiî Asset Management says the announcement of further monetary stimulus by the...

November 26, 2014 Meet the house that inequality built: 432 Park Avenue

FORTUNE - The outsiders became Manhattan power players overnight. Strong relationships with investment organizations like Blackstone and îCalpersî put the west coast-based firm in a position to capitalize on a...

November 26, 2014 Crude Palm Oil may down at 456, support 452.9

Commodity Online - Dow Jones reported citing data from îIntertekî, a private surveyor. Indonesia's palm output has jumped 140 percent over the past decade, with plantations doubling to around 10 million hectares under...

November 26, 2014 GIC Special Investments Pte Ltd

VC Circle - GIC (formerly known as îGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporationî) is a sovereign wealth fund established by the Singapore government. As of the end of 2013, GIC had assets under management of around...

November 26, 2014 Council rejects $76 million plan to fix streets

Shreveport Times - That ordinance would have allowed the city to leverage the revenue generated from increasing the îAEPî/SWEPCO franchise fee from 2 to 5 percent in order to secure nearly $100 million in revenue...

November 26, 2014 Ralph James Russell

Enid News - His was a well-lived life, and he will be missed by all. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the Share îConvalescentî Home Activity Fund. Remembrances may be shared with the...

November 26, 2014 City receives national public education award

Wane - (WANE) îFort Wayneî City Utilities received an award from a national organization for its public outreach material that has educated residents on water, sewer and environmental issues. The îWater...

November 26, 2014 2015 an active year for SWFs in the Middle East, says KPMG

CPI Financial - Of this amount, the GCC SWFs (most notably ADIA, currently the worldâs third largest SWF behind the Norway Government Pension Fund and îChina Investment Corporationî) account for approximately 40...

November 26, 2014 More assistance needed in various areas of West Aceh

Channel News Asia - A pier in Meulaboh was built after the tsunami hit in 2004. Funded by Tidal Waves Asia Fund, îTemasekî îHoldingsî and the Singapore Government, the pier, costing S$5.75 million, was...

November 26, 2014 Keppel T&T Data Unit Moves Ahead With Near $400 Million IPO -- Update

news.morningstar.com - If successful, it would be the second-largest IPO in Singapore this year. State-investment company îTemasekî îHoldingsî Pte. Ltd. owns more than 20% of Keppel Corp. The listed entity...

November 26, 2014 Neste Oil's statutory employer-employee negotiations complete - company to let 203 employees go

Dagens Nyheter - Neste Oil shares are listed on the NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. Neste Oil has been accepted into the îDow Jones Sustainabilityî World Index. The company has also been on the Global 100 list of sustainable...

November 26, 2014 Henry E. Bothin: Philanthropist of Steel

Patch - He donated 157 acres of his ranch in Fairfax to create Hill Farm, a îconvalescentî facility for children, and Arequipa, a tubercular sanatorium for women. Mr. Casey will autograph copies of his book, Henry E....

November 26, 2014 Improving the Two Ends of the HIV Care Cascade With Provider-Patient Communication

Medscape News - The Joint îUnited Nationsî Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has recently proposed ambitious cascade targets, called 90-90-90: By the year 2020, 90% of all people living with HIV will know their status;...

November 26, 2014 New York State Common slates $50 million for Graycliff for in-state private equity

Pensions & Investments - The îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî, Albany, announced on Tuesday a $50 million commitment in New York-based companies via the fundâs in-state private equity investment...

November 26, 2014 Body camera pilot program sparks privacy concerns

KING 5 - Everybody wants to see what they are doing. We need it for court testimony. We need it for îaccountabilityî," said Ward. Loveall says she sees the îaccountabilityî benefits and privacy setbacks....

November 26, 2014 Charmaine Chapman Society raises $2.25M

The St Louis American - The Sheltons will host a gala Tuesday, Dec. 9 at the îMonsantoî Company from 5:30 â 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the end of a ârewardingâ campaign year, Reuben said. It was...

November 26, 2014 VF : Achieves its Best-Ever Score on the Carbon Disclosure Project's S&P 500 Climate Change Report

4 Traders - VF has also demonstrated its commitment to energy and climate advocacy through active membership in organizations such as îBusiness for Innovative Climate and Energy Policyî (BICEP), a network of more than...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Affirms North Carolina Electric Membership Corp.'s Sr Secured Bds at 'A-'; Outlook to Positive

Market Watch - Nearly 60% of energy required to serve membership load is purchased from a broad group of counterparties, including Duke Energy, Southern Power, Dominion Resources and îAEPî. NCEMC's owned resources...

November 26, 2014 High winds slowing down but bringing colder temperatures

Inde Online - According to the Ohio Edison officials, around 2,000 customers were without power throughout the day while more than 500 îAEPî customers were without power. Kirk Gardner, Ohio Edison area manager, said...

November 26, 2014 Perry Ellis Defends Recent Performance

Wall Street Journal - On Tuesday, Legion Partners LLC and the pension-fund giant California State Teachersâ Retirement System, or îCalstrsî, released a letter they had sent to the apparel makerâs board a...

November 26, 2014 BAC Stock Price - Bank of America Corp - (BAC)

bidnessetc.com - Exclusive - U.S. prosecutors to interview London FX traders: sourcesTue, 25 Nov 2014 06:38:48 GMT (sg.finance.yahoo.com) Trying to Answer Investor Prayers at BofATue, 25 Nov 2014 06:18:01 GMT (online.wsj.com)...

November 26, 2014 Goldman Sachs (GS) Asked To Disclose Profit From Disputed LIA Trades

bidnessetc.com - Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) has been asked to disclose profits it made from nine transactions it conducted on the behalf of the îLibyan Investment Authorityî (LIA). These disputed transactions...

November 26, 2014 Notification pursuant to Chapter 9, Section 10 of the Finnish Securities Markets Act

Wallstreet online - According to the flagging notification by îIlmarinenî Mutual Pension Insurance Company on 16 September 2014 îIlmarinenî Mutual Pension Insurance Company had given an undertaking to...

November 26, 2014 Tano South ranked first in district league table

Business Ghana - The first Ghana District League Table (DLT) 2014, to strengthen social îaccountabilityî was launched on Tuesday.Tano South District in the Brong Ahafo Region scored the highest point of 76 per cent...

November 26, 2014 CMBS Make a Comeback in Europe

Wall Street Journal - Since the financial crisis, bankers have been waiting for the recovery in the U.S. îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî market to make its way to Europe. Now, some of the biggest CMBS...

November 26, 2014 Atlantic Power Corporation (AT)

Finance Yahoo - Atlantic Power Corporation and Atlantic Power îPreferred Equityî Ltd. Announce Quarterly Dividends on the Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares, Series 1 and Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares,...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Affirms 2 U.S. Utility Tariff Bond Transactions

Business Wire - NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--îFitch Ratingsî affirms the 'AAA' ratings and Stable Outlooks on two U.S. utility tariff bond transactions as follows: CenterPoint Energy Transition Bond Company IV, LLC...

November 26, 2014 Apple's Tim Cook, $376 million: Still Quite a Lot of Money Even by U.S. Standards

Forbes - My first phone call this morning following Appleâs filing of its proxy statement â apart from two questions on the subject from colleagues at GMI which came in before 10am â was from The Guardian in the...

November 26, 2014 Shareholders Seek Say In Companies' Policies

Financial Advisor Magazine - Shareholders filed 72 resolutions about climate change so far this year, a drastic jump from the 26 filed two years ago, according to the îUS SIFî Foundation report on shareholder advocacy...

November 26, 2014 Carlyle makes maiden investment in Nigeria

Financial Times - Africa has also started to attract state-owned funds, including Investment Corporation of Dubai, Temasek of Singapore and îChina Investment Corporationî. Genevieve Sangudi, head of west Africa at...

November 26, 2014 Provident Financial : awarded continued representation on leading corporate responsibility indices

4 Traders - On Friday 21 November 2014, Provident Financial received notification that it was to continue to be a constituent of the îFTSE4Goodî Index series. This was confirmed by the îFTSE4Goodî Advisory...

November 26, 2014 2 long-term park district managers retire

Dayton Daily News - It was a great experience working for an organization with a mission that is so important to the community,â said Smith, who retired before changes in the îOhio Public Employees Retirement...

November 26, 2014 Amendment 2, the $50 million measure on Alabama National Guard facilities, certified winner by state

Al.com - MONTGOMERY, Alabama -- Amendment 2, the $50 million measure that would spend money from the îAlabama Trust Fundî to improve National Guard armories, has been certified an election winner by the secretary of...

November 26, 2014 SouthGobi Resources : November 21 - Next Day Disclosure Form

4 Traders - 4d ago SOUTHGOBI RESOURCES: delays CIC interest payment 5d ago SOUTHGOBI RESOURCES: delays îChina Investment Corporationî interest payment and c.. 5d ago SOUTHGOBI RESOURCES: Delays îChina Investment...

November 26, 2014 State reaches for risky private equity investment for pension fund

New York Post - The comptroller, seeking re-election this year, allocates 8 percent of the roughly $180 billion in the îNew York State Common Retirement Fundî to private-equity investments. The fund, part of the New...

November 26, 2014 First Acceptance : A.M. Best : Affirms Ratings of First Acceptance Corporation and Its Subsidiaries

4 Traders - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of B (Fair) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of âbb+â of the subsidiaries of First Acceptance Corporation (collectively referred to as First...

November 26, 2014 South Korea and Kazakhstan introduce visa-free regime

Kazinform - We discuss this topic in the course of negotiations with foreign partners," concluded E. Idrissov. ASTANA. KAZINFORM At today's plenary session the Kazakh Senate adopted the Law "On guaranteed transfer from the...

November 26, 2014 Quicken Outbound Pace to Deepen China-UK Win-win Cooperation

å¤äº¤é¨ - The investment flow is constantly extending the industrial chain and moving up the value chain. · îChina Investment Corporationî sounded the clarion...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Affirms Morgan Stanley's Ratings at 'A/F1'; Outlook Stable

Yahoo Finance - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed Morgan Stanley's ratings including its Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at 'A/F1', support rating at '1', support rating floor (SRF) at 'A' and viability rating (VR) at 'a-'....

November 26, 2014 The end is near for RG III, Redskins

ESPN - While some players did not like that Gruden verbally spanked Griffin last week, they do like that no one is above îaccountabilityî. They knew Griffin had played poorly. They knew they had won at Dallas with...

November 26, 2014 The WeHo City Council: To Run or Not Run' Consider These Pros and Cons

WEHOville - Finally, the city kicks in $855 a year to cover the employee contribution required for participation in the California Public Employee Retirement System (îCalPERSî) pension program. That means the total...

November 26, 2014 Correct: Fitch Takes Various Rating Actions on Five Dutch Non-Conforming RMBS

StreetInsider - who is also performing îspecial servicingî activities for those transactions. PRIM loans are fully serviced by Vesting Finance (RPS2-). > 1862

November 26, 2014 Businesses go Dutch to find out about the revolution in capturing value

Evironmental Expert - The next 50 years will focus on resource productivity, Peter Bakker, President of the îWorld Business Council for Sustainable Developmentî, told more than 70 companies at the International...

November 26, 2014 Fitch warns on Asian smartphone margins

Mobile World Live - îFitch Ratingsî said the pace of hardware development is slowing with more makers able to produce quality handsets, which has led to the entry of new lower-cost producers that are challenging...

November 26, 2014 Ferguson protests | Citigroup fine | Contractor fraud

Crain's New York Business - [Crainâs New York Business] Plus: Goldman Sachs will disclose its earnings from derivatives trades it made for the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, which is suing the bank for allegedly...

November 26, 2014 In Climate Talks, Spotlight Turns to India

National Geographic - The îUnited Nationsî meeting will focus on a new global accord, slated to be finalized next year in Paris, to reduce the carbon dioxide emissions linked to global warming. (See related map: "Four...

November 26, 2014 30-day CMBS rate down 6 BPS in October

Mortgage News - Delinquency of at least 30 days on loans in îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî was 4.15 percent in October. The 30-day CMBS rate declined from the prior month, when delinquency came in at 4.21...

November 26, 2014 Business in a Changing Climate: Adaptation and Opportunities

3Bl MEDIA - (3BL Media / theCSRfeed) May 5, 2011 - Interactive CSR Workshops in Vancouver: Business in a Changing ClimateOn May 18 join CBSR for two interactive afternoon CSR workshops - learn, engage and be inspired! We regret...

November 26, 2014 Bee parasite will flourish under global warming, study warns

Source: The Guardian

Gut parasite will increase in prevalence across northern Europe as temperatures rises, leading to honey bee losses

November 26, 2014 Polar Code protects ships and species in icy waters

Nature - Developed under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), the îUnited Nationsî shipping agency, the code will regulate the types of ship that are allowed to operate in Arctic and...

November 26, 2014 A.M. Best Briefing: A.M. Best Comments on Impact of Changes to Pool Re Scheme

Insurance News Net - LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Insurers are likely to continue to participate in Pool Reinsurance Co. (Pool Re) despite a proposed increase in the levy for the U.K.âs terrorism pool, according to a new...

November 26, 2014 Libyan pro-Govt fighters wrest control of key town from rebels

AD HOC News - weiterlesen ... Dazu nytimes.com weiter: DealBook: Goldman to Disclose Profit It Made on Libyan Trades. The îLibyan Investment Authorityî contends that trades made in 2008 were unfairly structured to...

November 26, 2014 TO SMELL THE ROSES | While in S'pore, PNoy says he will relax after his term, won't push for Cha-cha

interaksyon.com - The chief executive would likewise meet with executives from the îGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporationî, which is planning to invest in the Philippines. Moreover, Aquino will talk to...

November 26, 2014 GIC and Rajawali Invest Property Projects In Indonesia

The President Post - îGovernment of Singapore Investment Corporationî Private Limited (GIC Pte), Singaporeâs sovereign wealth fund, and Rajawali Group agreed to jointly invest $500 million in property projects...

November 26, 2014 hipaapoliciesandprocedures.com Launches Enhanced 2014 HIPAA Security Policies Toolkits for Covered Entities and Business Associates

University Chronicle - hipaapoliciesandprocedures.com has recently updated and revised its comprehensive HIPAA security policies toolkits for North American Covered Entities and Business Associates seeking assistance with the...

November 26, 2014 What To Expect From The Kinder Morgan (KMI) Deal

bidnessetc.com - îFitch Ratingsî has assigned a BBB-rating to the notes issued by Kinder Morgan. A BBB-rating means that the company issuing the notes has sufficient financial capability to meet its commitments but...

November 26, 2014 PNoy to meet Singaporean businessmen

ABS-CBN News - Aquino said he is meeting with officials of îTemasekî îHoldingsî and encourage them to pour in additional investments in the Philippines. He is also meeting with officials of Keppel and...

November 26, 2014 Saudis signal no push for oil cut as market to "stabilise itself"

Source: Reuters

OPEC leader Saudi Arabia signalled on Wednesday it was unlikely to push for a major change in oil output at the producer group's meeting this week, a day after Russia refused to cooperate in any production cut.

November 26, 2014 Burundi rights defenders under pressure

unmultimedia.org - The Government of Burundi should ease pressure on human rights defenders, according to the îUnited Nationsî Human Rights Office (OHCHR). The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights...

November 26, 2014 Decline in soil fertility in Africa threatens food security - Study

Ghana Web - An empirical assessment of Sub-Saharan Africaâs soil fertility confirms that the region faces a significant decline in soil fertility, says îUnited Nationsî University Institute for Natural Resources...

November 26, 2014 New Orleans developer HRI will lead Akard Street apartment project in downtown Dallas

Dallas News - HRI project manager Richard Allen said that his firm âis under contract to buy the upper floors of the property.â îCalSTRSî would retain ownership of the bottom levels of the building...

November 26, 2014 UN humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need aid because of deteriorating situation

Associated Press - îUNITED NATIONSî (AP) -- The U.N. humanitarian chief says 12.2 million Syrians need assistance because of increasing violence and deteriorating conditions in the country, up from 10.8 million in...

November 26, 2014 Bank Of America (BAC) Bashed Over Merging CEO, Chairman Roles

bidnessetc.com - Other similar proposals are expected to be filed this week by members of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî. Last month, the bank incensed a few of its investors when it appointed CEO...

November 26, 2014 Middle East SWFs viewing West with caution, shift investment strategies

Arabian Gazette - Of this amount, the GCC SWFs (most notably ADIA, currently the worldâs third largest SWF behind the Norway Government Pension Fund and îChina Investment Corporationî) account for approximately...

November 26, 2014 SEC May Call for Disclosure of Executive Benefits

NPR News - Nell Minow, a stockholder activist and co-founder of îthe Corporate Libraryî, discusses Cox's new plan. Copyright © 2005 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other...

November 26, 2014 CityCenterDC Launches Marketing Campaign for Development's Retail Lineup

Market Watch - Visit www.hines.com for more information. About QATARI DIAR QATARI DIAR Real Estate Company (QD) was established by the îQatar Investment Authorityî, the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar. Its...

November 26, 2014 Nigeria: Zinox Boss Seeks Bigger ICT Roles for Women

AllAfrica - WITH the right mix of innovation, business focus, îaccountabilityî and ambition, women entrepreneurs can spearhead the on-going evolution of the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry in...

November 26, 2014 UNC students hold 'die-in' for Michael Brown

11abc News - UNC senior Mariah îMonsantoî organized the event late Wednesday night by contacting members of several student groups, including the UNC Black Student Movement. Right at noon, the students, most of them...

November 26, 2014 Responsible investment still being viewed as detrimental to returns

Blue & Green Tomorrow - Figures from the European Sustainable Investment Forum (îEurosifî), published last month, revealed that sustainable investment in Europe has grown by almost 23% between 2011 and 2013,...

November 26, 2014 2 credit houses take no major action on Illinois

The Southern - îFitch Ratingsî issued a statement Tuesday saying the decree by Sangamon County Circuit Judge John Belz "does not raise a new credit concern" because the agency had not factored in the savings lawmakers...

November 26, 2014 Indian high yield first to build deal pipeline

IFLR - It is guaranteed by Indiabulls Real Estate Limited and its major subsidiaries. It was rated B+ by îFitch Ratingsî, and proceeds will be used to repay financing that was used to fund its London property...

November 26, 2014 Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Dubai: New centre of the sporting world'

BBC - During the financial crisis, the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) emerged as a white-knight investor to become Barclays' biggest shareholder. A little further east, many of the buildings in the Olympic Village...

November 26, 2014 John Howard joins JP Morgan International Council

WA today - Mr Blair is the chairman of the council which also counts former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, îChina Investment Corporationî's Gao Xi-Qing and India's Tata group's Ratan Naval Tata as members. "I...

November 26, 2014 Big four banks under pressure to rule out funding Queensland coal projects

theguardian.com - The big four banks are all signatories to the îEquator Principlesî, a set of guidelines on environmental and social risk management adopted by financial institutions in 34 countries. The Galilee...

November 26, 2014 Domestic pressures in U.S., Iran threaten slow-moving nuclear talks

Reuters - Iran is negotiating with so-called P5+1 group of the îUnited Nationsî Security Council permanent members, plus Germany, but that could be called the P5+1+2, given the role played by hard-liners in Congress...

November 26, 2014 China Life Franklin boosts third-party focus

asianinvestor.net - When it comes to Europe and US equities, Chen added, China Life is likely to follow the lead of big state investors like îChina Investment Corporationî (CIC) and the National Social Security Fund...

November 26, 2014 Fitch: Peru's Tax and Spending Proposals Would Not Hurt Finances

Market Watch - All opinions expressed are those of îFitch Ratingsî. ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: ...

November 26, 2014 Fitch Upgrades Wicomico County, MD's GOs to 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Morning Star - îFitch Ratingsî has assigned an 'AA' rating to the following limited tax general obligation (LTGO) bonds of Wicomico County, Maryland (the county): --$16.5 million general obligation (GO) public...

November 26, 2014 SEC forces corporations to fess up on CEO pay

Chicago Sun-Times - Richard Bennett, CEO of îthe Corporate Libraryî, an independent firm that researches corporate governance and compensation issues, hails the move for more disclosure of the true nature of executive...

November 26, 2014 Sen. Chuck Schumer: Obamacare Focused 'On The Wrong Problem,' Ignores The Middle Class

Source: Forbes

Despite the enduring unpopularity of Obamacare, Congressional Democrats have up to now stood by their health care law, allowing that “it’s not perfect” but that they are proud of their votes to pass it. That all changed on...

November 26, 2014 ITB for Medical Sharps Waste Shredders

Procurement Notices Development Programme - Overview : Dear Vendor, The îUnited Nationsî Development Programme (UNDP) hereby invites you to submit a Bid to this Invitation to Bid (ITB) for the provision of Medical...

November 26, 2014 7 outrageous energy sources of the future

Source: CNBC

The latest report from the United Nations îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) released in November did not paint a particularly rosy picture. The global scientific community's loudest appeal yet for...

November 26, 2014 Black Friday Deals Expected to Lure 140 Million Shoppers

Bloomberg - Thatâs contributed to shrinking foot traffic at shopping malls. Smaller crowds at stores are expected to hamper retail performance into 2015, according to îFitch Ratingsî Inc. Still, thereâs...

November 26, 2014 Blaming N.J. pension woes, Fitch continues 'negative' rating outlook for state's half-billion bond sale

New Jersey Online - TRENTON â In an indication that Wall Street continues to worry about New Jerseyâs fiscal health, îFitch Ratingsî' primary analyst has once again offered a ânegativeâ rating...

November 26, 2014 New Proxy Resolution Urges Exxon Mobil To Return Capital To Shareholders In The Face Of Global Climate Change & Carbon Asset Risk

New Jersey Online - Arjuna Capital and îAs You Sowî File Shareholder Proposal Asking Exxon Mobil to Return Capital to Shareholders Rather than Invest in High-Cost High-Carbon Projects. BOSTON and OAKLAND, Calif., Nov....

November 26, 2014 Blog: What does good corporate governance look like?

Source: Economia

We all know the importance of corporate culture and behaviour in corporate governance. The revised Preface of the 2014 version of the UK Corporate Governance Code talks about the key role that the board plays in establishing...

November 26, 2014 No charges for officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown killing

Free Speech Radio News - Leaks from the grand jury proceedings had already prepared many in Ferguson for Monday nightâs announcement, but the official announcement still came as a blow to local residents who have been...

November 26, 2014 Here's Why People Don't Believe In Climate Change

The Business Insider - The chart below, published by the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî, includes a series of graphs, each presenting two models. The purple stripes show the climate changes we'd expect...

November 26, 2014 Biosecurity precautions urged over bird flu threat in Europe

Global Meat News - The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) and îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) have warned that avian influenzaâs ârapid spreadâ through Europe...

November 26, 2014 56 countries seek carbon capture incentives in next climate deal

Source: Reuters

Fiscal incentives for carbon capture should be part of the global climate change agreement that replaces the Kyoto Protocol, 56 countries belonging to the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) said in a statement on Tuesday.

November 26, 2014 Oil Boom Triggering Cowboy Shortage Across Canada

Source: Bloomberg

There’s been a lot of attention paid to how Canada’s oil boom has helped make gasoline cheaper. What many people may not realize is that the boom is also driving up the prices they pay for burgers and steaks

November 26, 2014 HSBC's Swiss Private Banking Unit to Pay $12.5 Million to Settle U.S. Charges

Source: Bank Investment Consultant

HSBC's Swiss-based private banking arm has agreed to pay $12.5 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission to settle charges that it violated federal securities laws by providing unregistered cross-border brokerage and...

November 26, 2014 China Widens ‘Tax-Evasion’ Net Amid Microsoft Case

Source: Bloomberg

China is expanding efforts to rein in what authorities say is tax evasion by foreign companies, with Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) being required to pay more than $150 million, according to a person familiar with the matter.

November 26, 2014 Obama to unveil new limits on ozone pollution in victory for health groups

Source: The Guardian

The Obama administration will unveil new limits on smog pollution bringing the US up to par with public health standards in other industrialised countries. The Environmental Protection Agency is under a court-ordered deadline to...

November 26, 2014 Supreme court to weigh challenge to Obama mercury air pollution rule

Source: Reuters

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to weigh a challenge by industry groups and some states to an Obama administration regulation intended to limit emissions of mercury and other hazardous pollutants mainly from coal-fired...

November 26, 2014 Germany to require 30 pct women in top boardrooms

Source: Washington Post

BERLIN — Germany’s coalition government wants major companies to have at least 30 percent women on its supervisory boards. The leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats and Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc agreed on the...

November 26, 2014 World Bank says it’s time to “turn down the heat” on climate change

Source: Beta Wired

The World Bank says it’s time to “turn down the heat” on climate change before its effects destabilize worldwide economies. The new report from the World Bank says that Earth’s atmosphere is likely to increase by nearly 1.5...

November 26, 2014 U.S. GDP grows at better-than-expected 3.9% pace in third quarter

Source: LA Times

While economic growth in much of the world slowed, the U.S. recovery hummed through the summer at an unexpectedly robust pace and posted its best six-month performance in 11 years..

November 26, 2014 How much do you know about how the Internet works?

Source: St. Louis Post Dispatch

Most people can recognize Microsoft founder Bill Gates and know that hashtags belong in tweets, but are confused about whether having a privacy policy means that a company actually keeps consumer information confidential,...

November 26, 2014 Weekly Highlights November 25, 2014

Source: Governance & Accountability Institute

In the months of October, November and December each week we will be releasing the top 10 GRI sustainability aspects from three different sectors. The results are based on G&A's "Sustainability - What Matters?" analysis of 1,246...[more]

November 25, 2014 Goldcorp Named To NASDAQ Global Sustainability Index

DESCRIPTION:Vancouver, British Columbia, November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ ? GOLDCORP INC. (TSX: G, NYSE: GG) announced today it has been ranked among the top 100 companies in the world for its sustainability reporting and...

November 25, 2014 Improve EHS Performance for a Sustainable Business

New Research Shows How a Holistic Approach to EHS and Sustainability Management Drives Profitable Growth DESCRIPTION:Even today,? the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) business function is sometimes viewed as more of a...

November 25, 2014 SAP SME Summit: Millennials Now Influencing B2B Customer Experience

Small-business panelists at SAP conference say Millennial customer experience preferences driving recruitment, B2B technology. DESCRIPTION:SAP is finding its small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) champions in the Millennial...

November 25, 2014 Lifting Lives: Entrepreneurs Innovate Wheelchairs that Rise

by Julie Fahnestock DESCRIPTION:I?ve lived most of my life seeing the view from six feet, one inch. My mother swears I was born this tall. Balding heads, cracked ceilings and cobwebs are my normal view. I?ve had unwelcome...

November 25, 2014 Taco Bell And ESPN Team Up to Create Playoff Student Section

DESCRIPTION:Taco Bell is bringing the biggest games back to the biggest fans by creating the first ever student section at the College Football Playoff. Taco Bell's Live M?s Student Section will provide undergraduate students...

November 25, 2014 Arrow Electronics & Non-Profit Partner Create Sustainable ?Digitruck?

DESCRIPTION:BRUSSELS, Belgium, November 25, 3014 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics is helping nonprofit partner Close the Gap (CTG) launch a new program in Africa to covert used cargo containers into fully-equipped classrooms and...

November 25, 2014 CVS Health Supports St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital? Through Multi-Faceted Campaign

DESCRIPTION:CVS Health is proud to support the life-saving work of St. Jude Children?s Research Hospital? and its?Thanks and Giving??campaign. For the past 11 years, CVS Health ? with the help of its customers and colleagues ?...

November 25, 2014 Nestl? Is Using Chocolate to Power a Factory

DESCRIPTION:The confectionery giant has started using chocolate to gin up electricity at a factory that manufactures Rolo's candy in the United Kingdom. Here's how it works: Misshapen or expired chocolate that would otherwise be...

November 25, 2014 Return on Donations: How HEROES Care is Helping Military Families & Veterans

Throughout 2014, military support network HEROES Care has spent contributions making major strides for military personnel and their families DESCRIPTION:As proud supporters of HEROES Care since 2013, we were incredibly touched...

November 25, 2014 How Millennials Are Shaping the Way Companies Give Back

DESCRIPTION:Millennials ? who will make up more than half the workforce by the year 2020 ? are pushing companies to manage social responsibility in new and innovative ways, according to recent studies.? At The Coca-Cola Company,...

November 25, 2014 Mars Announces Winners of Its Second Annual Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant at Colonial Chocolate Society Meeting

DESCRIPTION:HACKETTSTOWN, N.J.,?November 25, 2014?/3BL Media/ -- Mars Chocolate North America is pleased to announce the awarding of the?2014 Chocolate History Research and Investigative Studies Grant?to three living history...

November 25, 2014 24 Hours to #MakeTodayMatter: TD Customers Across the U.S. and Canada Embody Spirit of Giving

DESCRIPTION:CHERRY HILL, NJ?and?TORONTO, ON,?Nov. 25, 2014?/3BL Media/ - Imagine having a dream to do something that would make a real difference in your community ? and then being given the opportunity to turn that dream into...

November 25, 2014 Scholarships & Grants for Projects to Help End Hunger

Students, apply now for grants to combat hunger in your community. DESCRIPTION:Sodexo Foundation's Stephen J. Brady Stop Hunger ScholarshipsDeadline: December 5#GET5GIVE5 and Impact Millions! Sodexo Foundation's Stephen J. Brady...

November 25, 2014 How Companies Can Work on Hiring More Veterans

DESCRIPTION:Some of the questions I hear from many companies I work with: I?d like to hire veterans, but I?m just not sure what I?m signing up for? What do I need to know? How can I connect with veterans? The Olympian recently...

November 25, 2014 INFOGRAPHIC: More Than Just Leftovers?Composting for a Sustainable Thanksgiving

National Waste & Recycling Association Encourages Recycling, Composting Participation for Holiday SUMMARY:The?National Waste & Recycling Association?(NW&RA) has produced an infographic offering helpful tips for...

November 25, 2014 John Anderson Lanier Talks about Ray Anderson's Legacy

DESCRIPTION:As Thanksgiving approaches, we focus on family and friends. ?We celebrate our longstanding traditions and whether we realize it or not, we are also creating the memories and moments from which legacies are born. John...

November 25, 2014 Caterpillar Leads a "Golden Age of Natural Gas"

Jim Umpleby, Caterpillar group president over Energy & Transportation discusses conservation and other benefits of natural gas DESCRIPTION: Economic growth in the developing world is creating a significant increase in the...

November 25, 2014 Crowdfunding, Online Giving Changing Holiday Donations

More Americans are giving online throughout the year instead of just during the holidays, according to new Cone Communications research DESCRIPTION:BOSTON, November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ ? With the holidays fast approaching, all...

November 25, 2014 PwC's Changing Lives Series - A School's Story

DESCRIPTION:Since 2013, PwC has collaborated with PS18 to teach financial literacy, fulfill classroom needs, and mentor students. To date, nearly 200 volunteers have donated over 3,000 hours and overall our efforts have reached...

November 25, 2014 TWC Shares Stories on How It Makes Connections that Matter for Customers and Communities

DESCRIPTION:Everyday at Time Warner Cable, we make Connections that Matter. From community partnerships to diversity and inclusion to green initiatives, TWC is connecting with customers and the communities it serves in meaningful...

November 25, 2014 Jane Lynch and Hilary Swank to Co-host FOX's Animal Rescue Special

DESCRIPTION:? On Thanksgiving Day, November 27th, FOX Broadcasting will present Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular, a two-hour special from executive producer Michael Levitt and two-time Academy Award winner Hilary...

November 25, 2014 Job Opening: Director of Strategic Programs

Director of Strategic Programs DESCRIPTION:November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Social Accountability International (SAI) advances human rights at work, driven by diverse perspectives to navigate evolving labor issues. We design and...

November 25, 2014 Preconception Care for Diabetic Women Could Potentially Save $5.5 Billion

Comprehensive care could yield significant lifetime healthcare savings, say researchers in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology DESCRIPTION:Philadelphia, PA, November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ ? Pregnant women with...

November 25, 2014 Bloomberg BNA Thanksgiving Holiday Survey

DESCRIPTION:In its annual survey of U.S. employers, Bloomberg BNA found that 33 percent of responding organizations will require at least some employees to work on Thanksgiving. 97 percent of employers provide Thanksgiving as a...

November 25, 2014 Letter from the Amgen Foundation President

DESCRIPTION:Amgen was founded more than 30 years ago with the incredible ambition of unlocking the power of biology to help create lifesaving medicines. Now the world?s largest independent biotechnology company, Amgen has reached...

November 25, 2014 A Roadmap: Creating a Successful Environmental Employee Engagement Program

DESCRIPTION:By Paula Luu, Senior Manager, Brand and Media Marketing, Net Impact. When TD Bank set out to create an environmental employee engagement (EEE) program two years ago, there was no roadmap for how to get there. One year...

November 25, 2014 University of Illinois-Chicago Student Has the Energy to Take on Carbon

Through the Chevrolet Clean Energy Campus Campaign, we are supporting 11 colleges going above and beyond to combat climate change. DESCRIPTION:University of Illinois-Chicago is serious about sustainability. Its LEED-Gold Douglas...

November 25, 2014 AECOM Impact Blog: Cycling with ?Amy?s Gran Fondo? Event in Australia

DESCRIPTION:AECOM Impact blog Ewan Hillsdon, senior technical officer at AECOM, shares his experience cycling in the 123-kilometer (76-mile) ?Amy?s Gran Fondo? fundraiser event in Australia to support the Amy Gillet Foundation's...

November 25, 2014 BSR Report 2013-2014 Case Study | Climate-Smart Supply Chains: Managing Greenhouse Gas Emissions ?in Chinese Supply Chains

DESCRIPTION:As outlined in a case study from the BSR Report 2013-14, over the past few years, BSR has helped dozens of companies improve supply chain greenhouse gas performance in China through a portfolio of initiatives. Read...

November 25, 2014 U.S. Officials Press Companies on Anti-Corruption Compliance

DESCRIPTION:Samuel Rubenfield from the Wall Street Journal recently published an article, US Officials Press Companies on FCPA Compliance, that discussed several U.S. officials announcements at the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act...

November 25, 2014 Fidelity National Title Pilots Morf Media Gamified Intelligent e-Learning System on Mobile Devices to Level Up Training for 2015 Regulations

GlobeNewswire - "The industry is in dire need of a better e-learning system. The îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB) outlines in its Supervision and Examination Manual that requirements for compliance with...

November 25, 2014 Dems Hammer Watt Over FHFA Consumer Relief Policies

Law 360 - said. Similarly, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., said he was not satisfied with the FHFAâs current efforts to end potential abuses, like kickbacks, in the îforce-placed insuranceî market. While Watt cited...

November 25, 2014 GASB Set to Vote on New Pension Standards

The Bond Buyer - CHICAGO â As the Governmental îAccountingî Standards Board prepares to vote on new standards for public pension fund îaccountingî that would shed light on unfunded liabilities, a...

November 25, 2014 Stuart Lancaster confirms George Ford at 10 for England clash with Australia

The Sport Review - Bath Rugbyâs George Ford will retain the 10 jersey for Englandâs final îQBEî International against Australia on Saturday. England head coach Stuart Lancaster confirmed that the...

November 25, 2014 Ford retains fly-half role against Australia

ESPNScrum - England head coach Stuart Lancaster has confirmed he will retain George Ford at fly-half for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia, but Owen Farrell's place is now under pressure. Ford is to be...

November 25, 2014 Owen Paterson: Tory MPs who defect are 'stupid'

AD HOC News - Owen Farrell is happy to concede centre stage to George Ford when the former school friends start their first England match together in Saturday's îQBEî International against Samoa. weiterlesen ... Mehr...

November 25, 2014 European Markets Rise, Petrofac Falls On Downgrade

Morningstar - Economists had forecast the index to remain unchanged at 97, which was the initial estimate for October. The Euro îStoxxî 50 index of eurozone bluechip stocks is adding 0.71%, while the...

November 25, 2014 People on the move: Leiss named to head Nevada PERS

archive.rgj.com - Tina Leiss has been promoted to executive director of the îNevada Public Employees' Retirement Systemî. Leiss, who takes over Sept. 9, will succeed Dana Bilyeu, who is retiring in September,...

November 25, 2014 Robot discovers that Antarctic ice is thicker than we thought (+video)

The Christian Science Monitor - The sea ice growth around Antarctica has averaged about 1.2 percent to 1.8 percent per decade between 1979 and 2012, according to the 2013 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's...

November 25, 2014 Green Builder Media? Encourages Consumers to ?Green Their Homes for the Holidays?

Holiday sweepstakes showcases ways to make the holidays more environmentally friendly DESCRIPTION:Seattle, WA., November 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Green Builder? Media, North America?s leading media company focused on sustainable...

November 25, 2014 A Carbon Tax Would Get Us a Lot Closer to Where We Need to Be

by RP Siegel DESCRIPTION:We have seen impressive growth in renewables over the past several years, but much of that growth is based on the somewhat shaky foundation of continuing subsidies. So argues Eduardo Porter in the New...

November 25, 2014 Markets rise on expectations of fresh ECB action to boost inflation

The Irish Times - EUROPE The Euro îStoxxî 50 index rose 0.6 per cent, taking its gain since the close on Thursday to 3.5 per cent, the biggest two-day rise in 18 months. Banks in the îStoxxî 600 advanced...

November 25, 2014 Criticise Umno leadership at assembly, Dr M tells delegates

The Malaysian Insider - Dr Mahathirâs most recent criticism was aimed at Najibâs policy of giving out cash transfers such as the People Aid Scheme and his management of debt-ridden sovereign wealth fund,...

November 25, 2014 Low mortgage rates fail to perk California home sales in October

mpamag.com - and Madera ($111 SF.). ⢠Mortgage rates fell in October, with the 30-year, fixed-mortgage interest rate averaging 4.04%, down from 4.16% in September and down from 4.19% in October 2013, according to...

November 25, 2014 Should the role of afforestation in climate change mitigation policy be re-evaluated'

Phys.org - Global land use change and its interaction with the climate system is recognised as an important component of the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC)'s future climate scenarios. New research...

November 25, 2014 German economy logs modest GDP growth; stocks climb

news.morningstar.com - The îStoxxî Europe 600 rose 0.4% to 347.09. The index on Monday rose 0.1%, but ended off session highs as Jens Weidmann, the president of Germany's central bank, said monetary policy has limits...

November 25, 2014 Friends Life merger to bolster Aviva's asset management division

Investment Pensions Europe - Friends Life currently outsources a large amount of its asset management and, by the end of 2014, will have £12.2bn (â¬15.4bn) with îSchrodersî, significant legacy...

November 25, 2014 Debt collectors target the elderly

New Pittsburgh Courier - âItâs increasingly common for older Americans to carry debts into their retirement years, and consumers living on fixed incomes often struggle to pay off these debts,â said Richard...

November 25, 2014 Equities gain after stimulus signals; dollar dips

Reuters - The euro zone Euro îSTOXXî 50 index rose 0.6 percent to 3,211.70 points, taking its gain since the close on Thursday to 3.5 percent, the biggest two-day rise since June. The euro added to gains against the...

November 25, 2014 Forward Pharma Receives Issue Notification For Erosion Matrix Patent In The U.S.

The Street - Our principal executive offices are located at Ãstergade 24A, 1, 1100 Copenhagen K, Denmark and our American Depositary Shares are publicly traded on îNASDAQ Stock Marketî (symbol: FWP). For more...

November 25, 2014 Social Action

Examiner - The MetroWest Free Medical Program http:/... îClinton Global Initiativeî University ignites spark of student commitments to action The 1300 college students gathered from every state and many foreign...

November 25, 2014 Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

CNN Money - Corporate screw-ups -- Twitter, Citigroup, Honda: Twitter's CFO made a massive îsocialî media faux pas by accidentally ... of the state of the U.S. housing market. At 10 a.m. ET îthe Conference...

November 25, 2014 Lancaster hails fired up Wood

Eurosport - Stuart Lancaster is ready to reinstate Tom Wood to England's back row for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham. Wood was dropped for the first time in his Red Rose career when...

November 25, 2014 England's George Ford set to retain flyhalf spot against Australia

Yahoo! Eurosport - "He also took the opportunity well in terms of creating opportunities and line breaks." George Ford of England looks to pass the ball during the îQBEî international match between England and Samoa...

November 25, 2014 October 2014 Conference Board Employment Index Improves

econintersect.com - îThe Conference Boardîâs Employment Trends Index â which forecasts employment for the next 6 months â again strengthened. The index has improved now for 10 months (due to backward...

November 25, 2014 Route du Rhum: Too close to call for IMOCA 60s, Class 40s and Multi50s

Sail World - Racing remains too close to call at the head of IMOCA 60 class, Class 40 and the Multi50 Class in îLaî Route du Rhum ... Lionel Lemonchois on Prince îdeî Bretagne is slowed and under attack a...

November 25, 2014 Colgate-Palmolive commits to eliminate unrecyclables

Business Information Group - The company is just one of a handful approached with shareholder proposals from social corporate responsibility group îAs You Sowî. Firs, Colgate will work to develop a recyclable...

November 25, 2014 US Stocks Gain on Central Bank Stimulus Wagers

Fore Minute - The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.19% to 17,843.49. The Russell 2000 index of small companies gained 0.8%. The îStoxxî Europe 600 was little changed with gains by banks offsetting slumps in...

November 25, 2014 Blackstone Invests in Australia's National Lifestyle Villages

4 Traders - SYDNEY--U.S.-based private-equity firm Blackstone Group LP (BX) plans to invest 150 million Australian dollars (US$129 million) into National Lifestyle Villages, a greenfield developer of land-lease communities for...

November 25, 2014 A Brie Binge East of Paris

New York Times - So the next day, I went to îLaî Ferme Jehan îdeî Brie ... the beautiful farm in Favières, owned by the Baron îBenjaminî îdeî îRothschildî,...

November 25, 2014 Europe Stocks Higher Despite Investor Caution--Update

english.capital.gr - The rise in the îStoxxî Europe 600 has been driven by the surprise interest rate cut in China and further signs that more stimulus from the European Central Bank could be imminent. The index is up...

November 25, 2014 Republicans, incumbents fare well on Election Night

ABCNews4 - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina voters have elected Alan Wilson to a second term as the state's top prosecutor. The Republican won Tuesday's general election with 64 percent of the vote with about half the...

November 25, 2014 A Strategy For Higher Returns With Lower Risk

Financial Advisor Magazine - Eisenhower -- in their names (from îAmerican Electric Powerî to General Mills, and so on). âI kept asking myself how Dee could have outperformed the worldâs best money managers...

November 25, 2014 Republicans Refuse to Believe in Climate Change 'Despite Seeing Extreme Weather Evidence'

International Business Times - This is despite the NOAA recently announcing 2014 will be the hottest year ever recorded, and the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) warning that mankind will witness...

November 25, 2014 FDA allows unapproved blood transfusion system for Ebola treatments

Modern Healthcare - âHaving a supply of îconvalescentî plasma that has been through pathogen inactivation is critical to making this therapy readily available as new Ebola patients are diagnosed and urgently...

November 25, 2014 China Commercial Credit Receives NASDAQ Notice on Late Filing of Second Quarter 10-Q

Busbyway - received a Notice from the îNasdaq Stock Marketî notifying the company that, due to its Form 10-Q for the quarter ended September 30, 2014 (the âQ3 10-Qâ) not being filed with the Securities and...

November 25, 2014 Three tips to reduce food waste at your Thanksgiving dinner

The Christian Science Monitor - How can you begin to reduce Thanksgiving food waste' For food writer and activist îMichael Pollanî, the answer is simple: smaller portions. In time for Thanksgiving, he has released a...

November 25, 2014 Vietnam, Agent Orange, and GMOs

The Diplomat - According to Ishii-Eiteman of the îPesticide Action Network North Americaî: âThe dirty little secret of the pesticide industry is that genetically engineered, herbicide-resistant seeds are the...

November 25, 2014 Strong Winds Create Power Outage

wkkj.com - Officials with îAEPî say a deepening storm over the Great Lakes produced stronger than expected winds over much of Ohio Monday afternoon. Peak winds across Ohio have been between 50-60 miles per hour, said...

November 25, 2014 Neither rain nor snow nor heat sways views on climate science

Los Angeles Times - The scientific consensus on climate, outlined in the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's fourth report in 2007, is that "the warming of the climate system is unequivocal, as is now...

November 25, 2014 Abe Seen to be Buoying Nikkei 225 Amid Topix Selling

marketpulse.com - îAmundiî Japan Ltd. and Mizuho Asset Management Co. say favorable prospects for Japanâs manufacturers amid unprecedented monetary easing contrast with a gloomy outlook for businesses reliant on...

November 25, 2014 Despite Signs Of Economic Improvement, Consumers Unlikely To Increase Holiday Spending, According To 15th Annual CFA-CUNA Holiday Spending Survey

Financial Content - WASHINGTON, Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More consumers report lower intended holiday spending in 2014 compared to 2013, according to the 15th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the...

November 25, 2014 Why reporting does matter

Ethical Corporation Online - An important question often posed by corporate board members and executives: does disclosure and structured reporting on corporate sustainability and responsibility really matter to investors and key...

November 25, 2014 UN expert says Islamic State group got up to $45 million in ransom payments inpast year

FOX News - îUNITED NATIONSî â The Islamic State group which controls a large swath of Syria and Iraq has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year, a U.N. expert monitoring...

November 25, 2014 Group on Earth Observations Convenes 11th Plenary

GeoCommunity - Key GEO initiatives that will be highlighted during the meeting include, developing a comprehensive system to monitor the availability and quality of fresh water, in partnership with the World Health Organization,...

November 25, 2014 ISIS in trouble: What could this mean for oil'

Yahoo Finance - 2015 and likely beyond," analysts at îMaplecroftî, a risk consultancy, warned in a research note. There has already been plenty of underestimation of ISIS, to the detriment of security in the region....

November 25, 2014 Why not warranties on hips, knees'

The Journal Gazette - îConsumers Unionî wants to change that. The policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports has been trying to persuade medical device manufacturers to issue warranties on their products....

November 25, 2014 Tuesday newspaper round-up: Germany, Schroders, Goldman Sachs

Hargreaves Lansdown - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî, created in 2006 to look after the country's oil riches, accused the Wall Street bank of duping it into making investments that its "naive" staff didn't...

November 25, 2014 All Set For Nelson Mandela Cricket Cup In Kuwait

MENAFN - According to South Africa's Ambassador in Kuwait Delarey Van Tonder the Nelson Mandela Cup is aimed at honouring the positive international legacy of Nelson Mandela in accordance with resolutions of the îUnited...

November 25, 2014 CFPB proposes amendments to mortgage servicing rules

Lexology - X) and TILA (Reg.Z). The proposed rule changes primarily focus on clarifying, revising or amending (i) Regulation Xâs servicing provisions regarding îforce-placed insuranceî, early intervention, and...

November 25, 2014 LMI sector losing captive market

Banking Day - A broad-based expansion in risk appetites would be difficult for insurers to insulate themselves from and would be credit negative for the insurers Genworth and îQBEî LMI, Moodysâ said. Moody's...

November 25, 2014 No Podemos in Portugal Hands Investors Best Returns

Bloomberg - While the government has already raised funding for more than half of its financing needs next year, when elections are scheduled to take place, the bonds remain below investment grade at îFitch Ratingsî,...

November 25, 2014 Four easy ways to save on your mortgage

homes.yahoo.com - A better option would be to aim for a îFannie Maeî or îFreddie Macî loan, which only requires 5 percent down and a lower PMI payment, which means cheaper monthly payments over the life of...

November 25, 2014 Sinema, Kirkpatrick want financial bureau to shed some light on rooftop solar lease deals

Phoenix Business Journal - Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.), Ron Barber (D-Ariz.) and Gene Green (D-Texas) have asked the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî to look into lease terms and practices used to lock in 20-year...

November 25, 2014 Here Are The 3 Ways You Should Resist Using Your Credit Card

The Business Insider - Because of this provision of the Act, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB) found that overlimit fees were "effectively eliminated" by 2013. Still, you can give your issuer consent...

November 25, 2014 CFPB Director Reviews Goals for Electronic Payment Networks

acainternational.org - îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî Director Richard Corday outlined the benefits of electronic payment networks, as well as some of the bureauâs concerns with the systems, during his...

November 25, 2014 Australian shares dip as Medibank makes solid debut

The Guardian - The capital shortfall is almost double the combined $29 billion of profits of the big four banks. Global insurer îQBEî shares edged up 0.28 per cent to $10.95 after news the company raised $US700...

November 25, 2014 Lancaster ponders dropping Farrell

sport.bt.com - England head coach Stuart Lancaster is giving serious consideration to dropping Owen Farrell and starting Billy Twelvetrees at inside centre for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at...

November 25, 2014 Strategies for Fighting Ebola: A Columbia University Summit to Help End the Epidemic

ReliefWeb - Fernando Ortiz Jr.works in the Department of Peacekeeping Operations at the îUnited Nationsî and is currently on special assignment to the îUnited Nationsî Mission in Liberia. Alexander...

November 25, 2014 Markets Live: Medibank lists at $2.22

Sydney Morning Herald - Sell them on day 1 to hopefully lock in a stag profit. 11:18am: Global insurer îQBEî has raised $US700 million through the issue of 30 year âTier IIâ capital securities. The rasing...

November 25, 2014 UPDATE 2-Qatar fund makes joint approach for Canary Wharf-owner Songbird

Reuters - îChina Investment Corporationî did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Glick could not immediately be reached for comment. Douglas Scott, UK equity investment manager at Kames Capital, a top 10...

November 25, 2014 Who Will Pick up Fed's MBS Buying Slack'

Mortgage News Daily - The Federal Reserve has completed its latest round of Quantitative Easing, the government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) îFreddie Macî and îFannie Maeî are under orders to continue...

November 25, 2014 Belarus may adopt law on public-private partnership in 2015

ctv.by - Members of the Economic Commission for Europe of the îUnited Nationsî positively assess the investment climate in Belarus, - Belarus should become a safe haven for investors, says Belarus' Economy Minister...

November 25, 2014 Three tips to reduce food waste at your Thanksgiving dinner

m.csmonitor.com - How can you begin to reduce Thanksgiving food waste' For food writer and activist îMichael Pollanî, the answer is simple: smaller portions. In time for Thanksgiving, he has released a new food rule...

November 25, 2014 Lancaster hails fired up Wood

Australia - Stuart Lancaster is ready to reinstate Tom Wood to England's back row for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham. Wood was dropped for the first time in his Red Rose career when...

November 25, 2014 Govt foot-dragging may be fatal to E&E industry

freemalaysiatoday.com - He said at least three million jobs were at stake. âNot everything reported by îVeriteî is entirely true,â he said. âMalaysia in fact has comprehensive laws and regulations to...

November 25, 2014 U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, MARC GROSSMAN:

interfax.kz - "U.S. TO REVIEW LIST OF STATE SPONSORS OF TERRORISM" As part of ongoing consultations with Afghanistan's neighbors and international partners U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman while in...

November 25, 2014 KC's reverse pitch: big problems, big opportunities

The Business Journal - îAssurantîâ Trey Hurtig, second vice president of strategy and innovation at îAssurantî Employee Benefits, wants to create new business with collaboration in the areas of...

November 25, 2014 Anti-Monsanto protesters dump bags of money in Senate building

rinf.com - Why the American Empire Was Destined to Collapse Top Cop: US Militarized Vehicles Needed To Deal With âAnti-Governmentâ Groups Key Factors Enabling the American Government to Commit Horrific Acts Abroad >...

November 25, 2014 Faith-based shareholders prepare day of reckoning for Bank of America

Financial News - Other shareholder groups that are also members of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî are expected to file similar proposals this week. Bank of America angered some shareholders when...

November 25, 2014 Lacaille Wants Structural Reform, QE in Europe

Businessweek - Oct. 23 (Bloomberg) -- Richard Lacaille, chief investment officer at îState Street Global Advisorsî Inc, says he would like to see structural reform, fiscal expansion and quantitative easing in Europe....

November 25, 2014 Suncor Energy announces pricing of US$750 million notes offering

4 Traders - A member of Dow Jones Sustainability indexes, îFTSE4Goodî and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on the UN...

November 25, 2014 QIA dismisses oil prices effect

Construction Week Online - Despite this impacting on the finances of the oil-dependent Gulf States, îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) will not change its investment strategy, the sovereign wealth fund's chief...

November 25, 2014 Fitch: Outlook Stable for Latin American Airlines in 2015

Yahoo Finance - The outlook for the Latin American Airlines sector is stable for 2015, according to îFitch Ratingsî. îFitch Ratingsî expects credit profiles for main carriers to remain stable in 2015 based...

November 25, 2014 Australian share dip as Medibank makes solid debut

Western Magazine - Global insurer îQBEî shares edged up 0.28 per cent to $10.95 after news the company raised $US700 million through the issue of 30 year "Tier II" capital securities. The raising formed part of...

November 25, 2014 EM oil producers risk ratings downgrade on low crude price

Financial Times - Bahrain, Angola, Ecuador and Venezuela rank as the emerging markets (EM) most vulnerable to a downgrade in their sovereign credit ratings if oil prices do not recover in 2015, îFitch Ratingsî said in...

November 25, 2014 Mortgage Rates Now at 1-Month Lows

Mortgage News Daily - Generally speaking, our best-execution rate tends to connote no origination or discount points--though this can vary--and tends to predict îFreddie Macî's weekly survey with high accuracy. It's...

November 25, 2014 Gazette-Journal prevails in lawsuit; public retirement program must turn over information

Reno Gazette-Journal - A Carson City judge signed an order Thursday telling the Public Employees Retirement System of Nevada to release to the Reno Gazette-Journal the names of all retired employees in Nevada and the amount of...

November 25, 2014 Fitch Affirms American Equity's Ratings; Outlook Stable

Technology Marketing Corporation - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) of American Equity Investment Life Holding Company (AEL) at 'BB+' and the Insurer Financial Strength (IFS) ratings of its...

November 25, 2014 170 countries vow to combat malnutrition

Trade Arabia - The move came at the opening, in Rome, of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), organised by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) and the World Health...

November 25, 2014 Ask a Real Estate Pro: Buying after a short sale' The wait just got longer

Sun Sentinel - îFannie Maeî changed guidelines for people who want to buy after a short sale. You may have to wait four years to get a îFannie Maeî mortgage after short sale. Some credit unions and...

November 25, 2014 Bitcoin Gets a Toehold as Advocates Push the Virtual Currency

Supply & Demand Chain Executive - Consider avoiding the 26 others it lists as scams. Fraud was one of the risks from virtual currencies that the U.S. îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî has raised. It also...

November 25, 2014 Liberty Mutual Insurance Introduces Cyber Coverages for Small to Mid-Sized Businesses

Insurance News Net - The company is the third largest property and casualty insurer in the U.S. based on 2013 direct premium written as reported by the îNational Association of Insurance Commissionersî. Liberty Mutual...

November 25, 2014 Precious metal prices holding up well ahead of important data

bulliondesk.com - Equities â yesterday the Euro îStoxxî 50 closed up 0.6 percent, the Dow was little changed and the mood in Asia this morning is generally upbeat with the Nikkei up 0.3 percent, the Hang Seng is...

November 25, 2014 'Milestone' Hong Kong, Shanghai stock link to launch

Channel News Asia - The îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî described the "Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect", which is seen as a key step towards greater financial liberalisation in China's economy, as a "milestone". "The...

November 25, 2014 Lancaster: Ford to start at ten

sport.bt.com - England head coach Stuart Lancaster has confirmed he will retain George Ford at fly-half for Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia, but Owen Farrell's place is now under pressure. Ford is to...

November 25, 2014 Sticks in the economy's spokes

Albany Democrat-Herald - In the case of Dodd-Frank, it required insulating regulators from democratic accountability. The îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî, a creature of Dodd-Frank, is not even funded by our...

November 25, 2014 Bee Deaths And Colony Collapse Disorder: Chensheng Lu's Flawed Harvard Studies Endangers Bees

Science 2.0 - Last week, in Part I of this two part series, "Bee Deaths Mystery Solved' Neonicotinoids (Neonics) May Actually Help Bee Healthâ, we explored the claims by Harvard School of Public Health researcher Chensheng...

November 25, 2014 CFSA Applauds CFPB Crackdown on Illegal Operators

NEWS10 - ALEXANDRIA, Va., Nov. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Community Financial Services Association of America (CFSA) today sent a letter to îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB) Director Richard...

November 25, 2014 3 PM terdahulu pasti terkejut lihat Umno sekarang, kata Kit Siang

Yahoo News Malaysia - "Hussein pastinya terkejut apabila tiada Kertas Putih atau kenyataan kementerian terhadap skandal berbilion ringgit, sama ada melibatkan 1MDB (î1Malaysia Development Berhadî), Pembinaan PFI Sdn...

November 25, 2014 Doha bank named "Best bank in Qatar" and doha bank CEO named " Man of the year " at IAIR awards 2014

Zawya - On îSustainableî development Dr. R ... On Investment trends in GCC, Dr. R. Seetharaman said : "With îMSCIî upgrade of Qatar and UAE and opening up of Saudi market in future we can witness surge in...

November 25, 2014 UNDP To Spend N21m On Energy Projects In Nasarawa -- Official

Daily Times NG - The îGlobal Environment Facilityî â United Nations Development Programme (GEF-UNDP) said it would spend N21 million on the provision of sustainable energy-related projects in selected...

November 25, 2014 Fitch Downgrades PHH Mortgage Corporation's U.S. RMBS Servicer Ratings

Market Watch - NEW YORK, Nov 24, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- îFitch Ratingsî has downgraded the following ratings for PHH Mortgage Corporation (PHH Mortgage). The ratings have been removed from Rating Watch Negative and...

November 25, 2014 SFR Securities: Too Much, Too Fast'

ALM Globe St - âBut as a security holder, we donât see it as an attractive proposition.â A îKroll Bond Ratingsî Agency presale report on the most recent securitization, AH4R 2014-SFR3, cites some of...

November 25, 2014 London: Climate change a "great risk"

United Press International - This year's report from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî found emissions of carbon dioxide, a potent greenhouse gas, from the combustion of fossil fuels accounted for 78...

November 25, 2014 103-Year-Old Texas Woman Fights to Keep Her House

blog.credit.com - A 2012 report from the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî said 10% of reverse mortgage borrowers face foreclosure because they fail to pay taxes or insurance. See Latest Mortgage RatesFind out...

November 25, 2014 PCBS and Related Consequences

Hispanic Business - The Federal Ministry of Environment in collaboration with îGlobal Environment Facilityî (GEF) and the World Bank, has advised Nigerians on the life threatening toxic effect of Polychlorinated...

November 25, 2014 Fidelity National Title Pilots Morf Media Gamified Intelligent e-Learning System on Mobile Devices to Level Up Training for 2015 Regulations

GlobeNewswire - "The industry is in dire need of a better e-learning system. The îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (CFPB) outlines in its Supervision and Examination Manual that requirements for compliance with...

November 25, 2014 Lehigh County deed transfers: August 4-8, 2014

Lehigh Valley Live - $217,630, 454 Racite Rd. Kay Builders Inc. to Salomone, Debra A., $252,355, 456 Racite Rd. îFannie Maeî, Federal National Mortgage Assn., Phelan Hallinan LLP to Batista, Wilson Rafael Tavarez and...

November 25, 2014 Ameriprise Financial : As the Fed Normalizes Policy, Foreign Central Banks Head the Other Direction

4 Traders - Stocks worldwide rose sharply, the dollar surged, while commodity prices rose despite the dollar's strength. The Euro îStoxxî 50 index rose 3.0 on Friday, followed by a more modest gain of 0.5 percent in...

November 25, 2014 Mozambique plans economic revolution

worldfinance.com - The îWorld Economic Forumî ranks Mozambique 126th for the quality of its overall infrastructure (see Fig. 2). The country currently has three major ports (Maputo, Beira and Nacala), five...

November 25, 2014 Hawaii Employees sets 2015 private equity goals

Pensions & Investments - îHawaii Employees' Retirement Systemî, Honolulu, could commit between $250 million and $350 million to six to 10 private equity funds in 2015 as part of the pension fund's multiyear...

November 25, 2014 Which retailers will sing a Black Friday swan song'

FORTUNE - âThe overall landscape in retail has had no real growth in earnings since 2009,â says Monica Aggarwal, senior director and head of U.S. retail at îFitch Ratingsî. People are cutting back on...

November 25, 2014 Surveys Show Global Warming Belief Doesn't Change With The Weather

Science 2.0 - But is attributing every weather event to climate change helping or hurting' The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî says media should not do it, but media know that in order to do news they also...

November 25, 2014 Film featuring Coalition of Immokalee Workers debuts in SWFL

ON YOUR SIDE - The film was produced by Eva Longoria and îEric Schlosserî. It focuses on tomato pickers and the Coalition of Immokalee Workers. The film highlights the power major food corporations have over the...

November 25, 2014 Overview of the CFPB Prepaid Account Proposed Rule

jdsupra.com - On November 13, 2014, the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî (âCFPBâ) issued a proposed rule to regulate prepaid accounts (the âProposed Ruleâ). The Proposed Rule follows the...

November 25, 2014 Raising awareness of autism through art

The National - The paintings will be displayed this weekend alongside the work of children at the îAbuî îDhabiî Autism Centre ... Now in its second year, the ­initiative is hosted by...

November 25, 2014 'Leading Demand Index' shows short-term spike in water, wastewater projects

Water World - For more information, visit www.wwema.org. The îWater Environment Federationî and Water Environment Research Foundation are seeking cutting-edge wastewater treatment technologies that provide the...

November 25, 2014 Global 'QE glut' to brim through 2015 as funds swim with the tide

Reuters - "The mixture of a QE glut, a savings glut and secular stagnation means that interest rates will stay extremely low for a long time," said Pascal Blanque, chief investment officer at the $1.2 trillion Paris-based asset...

November 25, 2014 India, US set to deepen ties after WTO patch-up

The Indian Express - In signs that India and the US are becoming more amenable to each otherâs concerns on the trade and economic front after a recent understanding that ended an impasse on îWorld Trade...

November 25, 2014 BHP Finds New Support for Potash Plan

Ag Web - About 80 percent of growth in crop output will come from more intensive farming, according to the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî. âAs people seek better living standards,...

November 25, 2014 George Robert Malencia

The Herald - Mass of Christian burial will be held Wednesday for George Robert Malencia, of South Pymatuning Township, who passed away at 11:10 a.m. Saturday (11-22-14) in Nugent îConvalescentî Home, Hermitage, after...

November 25, 2014 Herwig joins MSA Professional Services

WisNews - He is a member and former president of the Wisconsin Wastewater Operatorsâ Association and also is a member of the îWater Environment Federationî and American Public Works Association. For information...

November 25, 2014 Fitch Affirms General DPR Funding Ltd. at 'A'; Outlook Stable

Morning Star - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed the following rating assigned to the notes issued by General DPR Funding Ltd. (General DPR): --USD100 million Series 2012-A notes at 'A' with a Stable Outlook. The series is...

November 25, 2014 PORG school most successful among eight-year secondary schools in exit exams

Radio Praha - The privately-owned PORG school was the most successful of all Czech secondary schools in this yearâs state leaving exams, the news agency ÄTK reported on Sunday quoting an analysis by the educational...

November 25, 2014 Whither Japan Seen in Abe Buoying Nikkei 225 Amid Topix Selling

Bloomberg - îAmundiî Japan Ltd. and Mizuho Asset Management Co. say favorable prospects for Japanâs manufacturers amid unprecedented monetary easing contrast with a gloomy outlook for businesses reliant on...

November 25, 2014 Robot discovers that Antarctic ice is thicker than we thought

The Christian Science Monitor - The sea ice growth around Antarctica has averaged about 1.2 percent to 1.8 percent per decade between 1979 and 2012, according to the 2013 îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî's...

November 25, 2014 Senate panel begins review of renewable energy mandates

WKSU News - âThe other three utilities îAEPî, Duke Energy, and Dayton Power & Light are all ... That comes to 1.1 cents per kilowatt-hour. îAmerican Electric Powerî paid about $845,000 to deliver...

November 25, 2014 Suncor Energy Announces C$750 Million Medium Term Note Offering

Market Watch - A member of Dow Jones Sustainability indexes, îFTSE4Goodî and CDP, Suncor is working to responsibly develop petroleum resources while also growing a renewable energy portfolio. Suncor is listed on the...

November 25, 2014 Call for Innovative Wastewater Technologies for Consideration at the WERF/WEF Forum on Intensification of Resource Recovery

University Chronicle - The Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) and the îWater Environment Federationî (WEF) are currently seeking cutting-edge wastewater treatment technologies that provide intensification of...

November 25, 2014 Salmonella in 10 states linked to raw sprouts

The Roanoke Times - "The conditions for growing sprouts are perfect for growing bacteria and that's why they are so dangerous," said Caroline Smith DeWaal, a food safety expert with the îCenter for Science in the Public...

November 25, 2014 Some newly insured under 'Obamacare' may have trouble finding do

WKRG News 5 - The îNational Association of Insurance Commissionersî, a standards-setting organization, is watching it, too. It is currently revising its model regulation for network adequacy. Consumer advocates said...

November 25, 2014 George W. Bartlett

sedalianewsjournal.com - George W. Bartlett, 61, of Sedalia, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 at Rest Haven îConvalescentî Home, Sedalia. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 28 at Rea Funeral Chapel,...

November 25, 2014 In wake of China rejections, GMO seed makers limit U.S. launches

Source: Reuters

China’s barriers to imports of some U.S. genetically modified crops are disrupting seed companies' plans for new product launches and keeping at least one variety out of the U.S. market altogether.

November 25, 2014 Wood in line for recall

Orange - Saturday's îQBEî International against Australia at Twickenham. Wood was dropped for the first time in his Red Rose career when James Haskell was selected at blindside flanker for the 28-9 victory over Samoa,...

November 25, 2014 5 non-shopping things to do after Thanksgiving

Santa Rosa Press Democrat - With îEric Schlosserî and Eva Longoria as producers, the documentary âFood Chainsâ opens Friday at the Roxie Theater in San Francisco. The film focuses on a group of Florida...

November 25, 2014 Insurance companies sue DWP over reimbursement for Powerhouse Fire

mynewsla.com - Century National Insurance Co., îQBEî Insurance Corp. and Nautilus Insurance Co. are among the plaintiffs in the lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. The fire damaged or destroyed 53 structures,...

November 25, 2014 Attorney General Sean Reyes urges legislation to prevent online sex trafficking of youth

St George Utah - See the letter here: 20141020 îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî letter to Senate Judiciary Committee Reyes is urging national leaders to act now as the federal courts have recognized the...

November 25, 2014 Malaysian Airlines Regional To Re-Launch as LCC

AIN Online Language - îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî (KNB).To be based at Kota Kinabalu International Airport in the East Malaysian state of Sabah, MASWingsâ jet fleet will initially consist of four aircraft leased...

November 25, 2014 How banks are looking more like tech companies

Market Watch - the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the new îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî. And regulators are more willing to take action than in the past. The bank said in July it would spend more...

November 25, 2014 MGM Resorts Employees Raise More Than 1.6 Million Pounds of Food for Three Square Food Bank in One of the Largest Food Drives in the United States

CSR Wire - LAS VEGAS, Nov. 24 /îCSRwireî/ - Employees of MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) donated more than 1.6 million pounds of food to Three Square Food Bank this holiday season in one of the largest...

November 25, 2014 Health care, retirement plans for Missouri employees to start covering same-sex spouses

Daily Journal - JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri â Missouri's main health care and retirement plans are expanding benefits to same-sex spouses following a court ruling requiring the state to recognize gay marriages performed...

November 25, 2014 was Air Jordan Aero Flight designed

blogg.vk.se - the 1611 seat venue was Air Jordan Aero Flight designed by developer/architect John C.The biggest changes were American Capital with an abnormal decline in NAV and îApollo Investmentî that reported...

November 25, 2014 U.S. wins trade case against China over car import duties

worldbulletin.net - The United States has won a îWorld Trade Organizationî case against China over duties slapped on U.S. imported cars The United States has won a îWorld Trade Organizationî case against...

November 25, 2014 Fight over World War II-era tank goes to court

Billings Gazette - Aspiring entrepreneurs hoping to launch their dream of opening a business will have a chance to make their pitch to a gathering of business-sa⦠Craig Beals, a teacher at Billings Senior High with...

November 25, 2014 economia am 25 November

Economia - It has previously been reported that £17m of bonuses were handed out in the GRG division. îSchrodersî faces a potential conflict of interest in the wake of Avivaâs surprise...

November 25, 2014 October Housing Starts Down, Permits Up: Should You Invest'

Yahoo Singapore Finance - According to the îFreddie Macî mortgage survey, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate has gone down from 4.43% in January to 4.04% in October. Moreover, though home prices have been rising in 2014,...

November 25, 2014 Will Mechanically Tenderized Beef Labeling Be Pushed Back to 2018'

Food Safety News - Now that a month has passed and the groups havenât heard of any progress, theyâre getting more worried that the rule wonât be finished in time, said Christopher Waldrop, director of the Food...

November 25, 2014 Equities rise after stimulus signals; dollar dips

7 News Yahoo - The euro zone Euro îSTOXXî 50 index .STOXX50E> rose 0.6 percent to 3,211.70 points, taking its gain since the close on Thursday to 3.5 percent, the biggest two-day rise since June. The euro added to...

November 25, 2014 GLOBAL MARKETS -Equities gain after stimulus signals; dollar dips

Inside Fidelity - The euro zone Euro îSTOXXî 50 index rose 0.6 percent to 3,211.70 points, taking its gain since the close on Thursday to 3.5 percent, the biggest two-day rise since June. The euro added to gains...

November 25, 2014 Superintendent's contract OKed by Douglas school district

Tahoe Daily Tribune - Noonan's $130,000-a-year contract starts July 30 and ends June 30, 2013, and it includes fringe benefits such as medical, dental and vision insurance as well as full payment of contributions into the...

November 25, 2014 Film reaffirms food industry profit-over-people motive

The Salinas Californian - What price would you put on morality' A penny' In âFood Chains,â a new documentary that opened this weekend in Salinas, executive producers îEric Schlosserî, author of âFast...

November 25, 2014 Analysts Weigh In on Strategic Rationale of Aviva Deal

The Wall Street Journal - Shares in rival Legal & General Group slipped 1% while îSchrodersî, which could be one of the losers from the deal, were down about 0.4%. Earlier this year, Friends Life announced it was...

November 25, 2014 Veterans Financial Coalition Welcomes Three New Organizations

The Business Journal - îConsumer Federation of Americaî (CFA) and Visa Inc. These organizations bring unique and important assets and initiatives that will strengthen the coalition and its mission of improving the...

November 25, 2014 APCO volunteers read to students in Smyth County schools

Southwest Virginia Updated Daily - Appalachian Power has a million customers in Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia (as îAEPî Appalachian Power). It is a unit of îAmerican Electric Powerî, one of the...

November 25, 2014 Coming Up In Lafayette: SHOP WITH A MISSION

Patch - Purchases support global outreach, including womenâs cooperatives in East Africa and educational scholarships in Guatemala. Come ready to shop beaded jewelry, ornaments, handbags, textiles, fair trade baskets,...

November 25, 2014 Republican Senate could mean cuts for federal employees

McDonough Voice - WASHINGTON â The Republican victory in the Senate changes the political landscape more for the federal workforce than most Americans. The terrain for federal employees could prove rocky, not that it had...

November 25, 2014 WEF/WERF seeking innovative wastewater technologies at resource recovery intensification forum

Water World - ALEXANDRIA, VA, Nov. 24, 2014 -- As of recently, the îWater Environment Federationî (WEF) and Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF) are seeking cutting-edge wastewater treatment technologies that...

November 25, 2014 Rugby - England's George Ford set to retain flyhalf spot against Australia

Yahoo Sport - "He also took the opportunity well in terms of creating opportunities and line breaks." View photo George Ford of England looks to pass the ball during the îQBEî international match between England and...

November 25, 2014 International Analysis: How to Avoid the Climate Change Storm

Peruvian Times - During the past 14 months, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî has released four major reports describing various aspects of climate change and a range of possible responses to it....

November 25, 2014 Dividing the Spoils

The Huffington Post - to gutting the îConsumer Financial Protection Bureauî, the Environmental Protection Agency, even the U.S. Postal Service. And that's just for starters. House Speaker John Boehner, his majority...

November 25, 2014 As Dollar Continues To Strengthen, Time For Hedged Currency ETFs'

ETF Daily News - Notably, EWY lost about 0.4% during this time frame. Coming to Europe, Europe Hedged Equity Fund (HEDJ) has added about 5.3% over the last one month while SPDR Euro îSTOXXî 50 ETF (FEZ) was up about...

November 25, 2014 Strong winds knock out power to thousands in W.Va.

WCHS-TV8 - (AP) -- Strong winds have knocked out electricity to at least 18,000 utility customers across West Virginia. îAmerican Electric Powerî says on its website that nearly 14,400 customers in its West Virginia...

November 25, 2014 Juanita Q. Andrade of Santa Barbara, 1927-2014

Noozhawk - in Santa Barbara. We extend our deepest appreciation to the wonderful, caring staff at The Californian/Santa Barbara îConvalescentî Hospital and to the staff of Visiting Nurse & Hospice Care, all of...

November 25, 2014 India, U.S. Pact On WTO Food Security A Big Deal: U.S. Trade Rep

Silicon India - NEW DELHI: Ahead of the first ministerial-level meeting of the Trade Policy Forum (TPF) in four years, the Trade Representative (USTR) Michael Froman described as a "big deal" the recent agreement with India on...

November 25, 2014 Dow Chemical CEO Says Not Quitting Kuwait, But Shifting Strategy

The Business Insider - Thomson ReutersDow Chairman and CEO Liveris participates in discussion during the second day of the îClinton Global Initiativeî 2012 (CGI) in New York DUBAI (Reuters) - U.S. petrochemicals giant...

November 25, 2014 Alternative Fair offered gifts to feel good about

Sippican VillageSoup - Alan Harris manned the îEqual Exchangeî îfair tradeî coffee station. îEqual Exchangeî sets the price for coffee farmers in developing countries ensuring that, âeven...

November 25, 2014 10 questions for delegates heading to UN climate talks in Lima

Responding To Climate Change - That was the warning from the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî which recommended policies to help diffuse, transfer and finance the movement of wind, solar, marine and other...

November 25, 2014 Omnex Launches World-Class Corporate Social Responsibility Services

CSR Wire - ANN ARBOR, M.I., Nov. 24 /îCSRwireî/ - Omnex, an international consulting, training and software development organization headquartered in Ann Arbor, MI. is delighted to welcome Dr. Wayne Visser to their...

November 25, 2014 Carlyle : invests in Diamond Bank Plc, a Nigerian commercial bank

4 Traders - $147 million investment sees îThe Carlyle Groupî become a significant shareholder Lagos, Nigeria - Global alternative asset manager, îThe Carlyle Groupî (NASDAQ: CG) today announced that it has...

November 25, 2014 EUROPE MARKETS: European Stocks Gain On Draghi's Stimulus Hints

news.morningstar.com - The îStoxxî Europe 600 closed 0.1% higher, pulling back from bigger gains during the session, after the German Ifo business confidence index rose unexpectedly to 104.7 in November from 103.2 in...

November 25, 2014 'Let Ebola man donate blood to check future cases'

Deccan Herald - The World Health Organisation had issued interim guidance for the collection and administration of îconvalescentî whole blood or plasma for treatment of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD),â said Dr K...

November 25, 2014 CSR confirms voting rights

Money Week - In the first of three interviews with Merryn Somerset Webb, Hugh Hendry, manager of the Eclectica Fund, talks about what it takes to be a good hedge fund manager â and how he learned to stop worrying and love...

November 25, 2014 Why Does The Food Industry Want to Block GMO Label Laws'

onegreenplanet.org - According to the îGrocery Manufacturers Associationî, federal legislation would give the FDA sole authority to determine whether GMOâs pose a threat to human health. To be clear, this junk...

November 25, 2014 Africa: Countries Vow to Combat Malnutrition Through Firm Policies and Actions

AllAfrica - The move came at the opening, in Rome, of the Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2), organized by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) and the World Health...

November 25, 2014 Parliament watchdog sics federal auditors on MAHB over KLIA2

Yahoo News Malaysia - PAC chairman Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the committee found that MAHB, whose major shareholder is sovereign wealth fund îKhazanah Nasional Berhadî, did not prioritise the need of its...

November 25, 2014 Report: Holiday spending may rise, but most shoppers will watch the budget

Crokonkite News - The annual outlook for holiday spending by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî and the Credit Union National Association includes some tips to help consumers be smart about their shopping:...

November 25, 2014 Fox named OPERS executive director

Journal Record - What Oklahoma City residents have long called the health center will become something broader and even more significant to economic development: an innovation district. That can be a boon to the city, but it will...

November 25, 2014 Global Container And Packaging Market 2015-2019

The Street - Key Regions⢠Asia⢠EMEA⢠North America⢠ROW Key Vendors⢠Amcor⢠Ball⢠Crows Holdings⢠International Paperâ¢...

November 25, 2014 Saxo Bank set to offer zero commission shares on NASDAQ

Leaprate - The company has stated that in honour of its co-founder and co-CEO Kim Fournais having opened the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî today, Saxo Bank wishes to are offer its traders the opportunity to trade in the...

November 25, 2014 Amigos and United Airlines Announce 10th Annual Latin America Photo Contest Winner

Benzinga - HOUSTON, Nov. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines and Amigos de las Americas (AMIGOS) today announced the winner of the 2014 Latin America Photo Contest. Sandrena Ruth Frischer, 23, of Mill Valley, Calif., took...

November 25, 2014 European lenders drive stocks up

Irish Examiner - The îStoxxî Europe 600 Index added 0.1% to 345.72 at the close of trading in London, after earlier jumping as much as 0.5%. The benchmark index gained 2.9% last week as Mario Draghi said the ECB needs...

November 25, 2014 Dow and S&P 500 Finish at Record Highs

Fox Business - The euro zone Euro îSTOXXî 50 index rose 0.6 percent to 3,211.70 points, taking its gain since the close on Thursday to 3.5 percent, the biggest two-day rise since June. The euro added to gains against...

November 25, 2014 FBI probes claim of $130 million healthcare scam

The Miami Herald - Since being founded 64 years ago as a îconvalescentî home for elderly Jewish people and war veterans, Plaza Health Network has nurtured a reputation for providing top-notch services to senior...

November 25, 2014 Orthofix International Provides Update Regarding NASDAQ Listing Matters

Business Wire - the Companyâs common stock would continue to trade on the îNASDAQ Stock Marketî provided that the Company becomes current in its periodic filings with the SEC on or before January 15, 2015. On...

November 25, 2014 IFIF Feed Industry Federation : and livestock sector partners support FAO and WHO calls to combat malnutrition and sustainably feed the world

4 Traders - organized jointly by the îFood and Agriculture Organization of the United Nationsî (FAO) and the World Health Organization (WHO). IFIF, together with the International Meat Secretariat (IMS), the...

November 25, 2014 Finding common ground on climate change

Toronto Sun - The polar caps are still there and the Antarctic cap is bigger than ever. The 2007 UN îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî wrongly declared that Himalayan glaciers would disappear by 2035....

November 25, 2014 Warburg Pincus Said to Prepare Multibillion-Dollar Fund

Bloomberg - Warburgâs $15 billion fund from 2008 was producing a 1.5 multiple and a 9.9 percent net internal rate of return as of June 30, according to data from the îOregon Public Employees Retirementî Fund....

November 25, 2014 The oil industry must offer solutions to the increase in greenhouse gas - Leo Brincat

The Malta Independent - are now acknowledged to be an important greenhouse gas source by the IPCC - The îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî and by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe/European...

November 25, 2014 Downed power lines block roadway near Whaley, Methvin streets

Longview News-Journal - îAEPî Southwestern Electric Power Co. was reporting at about 3:30 p.m. that 111 customers were without power. Brian said SWEPCO had been called to remove the lines from the roadway. At least...

November 25, 2014 Our View: Lobbying the attorneys general

News Herald - Bondi also charged Florida taxpayers almost $14,000 since 2011 to attend meetings of the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî and the Conference of Western Attorneys General which also were...

November 25, 2014 World Bank: ending poverty might become impossible because of climate change

The Carbon Brief - Climate change could mean we see more of the strongest El Niño events, according to research since last year's îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî report. Low lying areas are...

November 25, 2014 President Obama Asks the FCC to Preserve Net Neutrality

Guardian LV - Mark Cooper with the îConsumer Federation of Americaî believes ISPs will act quickly to first appeal the decision and then request a stay of the decision. In all previous cases regarding the...

November 25, 2014 Recall Roulette: Dangerous recalled items still up for sale

ABC 7 News - âThere are millions of products out there that are recalled that are never, ever brought back to the company, and untold numbers of injuries,â says Jack Gillis of the îConsumer Federation of...

November 25, 2014 Consumers Unlikely To Increase Holiday Spending

Live Trading News - More consumers report lower intended holiday spending in 2014 compared to 2013, according to the 15th annual holiday spending survey conducted by the îConsumer Federation of Americaî (CFA) and the...

November 25, 2014 Carlyle Group invests in Diamond Bank

Money Week - In the first of three interviews with Merryn Somerset Webb, Hugh Hendry, manager of the Eclectica Fund, talks about what it takes to be a good hedge fund manager â and how he learned to stop worrying and love...

November 25, 2014 Bankruptcy Court Confirms City of Detroit's Chapter 9 Plan of Adjustment

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November 25, 2014 Strong Winds Create Power Outage

WBEX - Officials with îAEPî say a deepening storm over the Great Lakes produced stronger than expected winds over much of Ohio Monday afternoon. Peak winds across Ohio have been between 50-60 miles per hour, said...

November 25, 2014 INSIGHT-Vista Equity takes unusual risks with private equity fund

Reuters - Investors in the Vista fund, known as limited partners, include some of the largest U.S. public pension funds, including the New Jersey State Investment Council and the îOregon Public Employees Retirementî...

November 25, 2014 SiriusXM Slammed Yet Again As New York Judge Rules in Turtles Lawsuit

Hollywood Reporter - These have been shocking developments to some broadcasters. For example, two weeks ago, the îConsumer Federation of Americaî and the Prometheus Radio Project submitted an amicus brief in support...

November 25, 2014 Carlyle Group invests $147m in Nigerian bank

Banking Business Review - US-based global asset management firm îThe Carlyle Groupî has invested $147m in a Nigerian commercial bank Diamond Bank. Carlyle Sub-Saharan Africa Fund managing director and West Africa...

November 25, 2014 High winds knock out power throughout Stark County

Canton Repository - The onslaught of wind had already caused power outages in Stark County as of late Monday morning, including roughly 1,400 customers for îAEPî Ohio, a company spokesman said. High winds downed trees...

November 25, 2014 OCHS swim teams honored

Shore News Today - OCEAN CITY â After one of the best seasons in recent history, members of the Ocean City High School boys and girls swimming teams and their coaches were honored by the Ocean City Board of Education at a...

November 25, 2014 BOJ's quantitative easing affecting Asian markets

VENTURE CAPITAL POST - Rajeev Demello, head of Asian fixed income at îSchrodersî Investment Management said, âThe magnitude of the move in the yen is staggeringâ¦. We do expect the yen to have an...

November 25, 2014 LETTER: Global Warming - the sequel

South Jersey Local News - Even the prestigious U.Nâs îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî reported that its evidence of 20 years of global warming was overestimated. Also other reports indicated that in...

November 25, 2014 Custodian & Allied Insurance : A.M. Best Assigns Ratings to Custodian and Allied Insurance Limited

4 Traders - Release date- 21112014 - A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating (FSR) of B (Fair) and an issuer credit rating (ICR) of 'bb' to Custodian and Allied Insurance Limited (CAI) (Nigeria). The outlook assigned...

November 25, 2014 Holiday pay ruling means 300,000 workers may lose overtime

Daily Telegraph - Why nearly every share is in danger' London is losing ground to New York in battle of the finance centres German bond yields to trump Japan as ECB battles deflation Where to find the best Black Friday deals...

November 25, 2014 GRAVITY Announces Listing Transfer to the Nasdaq Capital Market

Yahoo Finance - SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 25, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gravity Co., Ltd. (GRVY) ("Gravity" or "Company"), today announced that it received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications department of The...

November 25, 2014 Fitch Rates Public Storage's $175MM 5.875% Series A Preferred Stock 'A'; Outlook Stable

Reuters - PSA's unique financing strategy, which emphasizes îpreferred equityî, results in minimal refinance risk which supports Fitch's ratings for the company. PSA's debt-to-recurring operating EBITDA was -0.2x as...

November 25, 2014 Wind topples pole into car in Wintersville

WTOV 9 - Stabile said. The wind is also causing power outages throughout the area. At last check, îAEPî said about 750 people were without power in Jefferson County. That number had reached 2,100. > 1862

November 25, 2014 City of Fayetteville Leads Nation with Innovative Ozone Technology

HAWAII NEWS NOW - In the past four years the company has experienced tremendous growth through the introduction of four new product lines and was the recipient of the prestigious 2010 îWater Environment Federationî...

November 25, 2014 Abenomics Split Seen in ETFs as Nikkei Favored Over Topix

Economia e Finanza con Bloomberg - îAmundiî Japan Ltd. and Mizuho Asset Management Co. say favorable prospects for Japanâs manufacturers amid unprecedented monetary easing contrast with a gloomy outlook for...

November 25, 2014 Friends Life merger to bolster Aviva's asset management division

Investment Pensions Europe - Friends Life currently outsources a large amount of its asset management and, by the end of 2014, will have £12.2bn (â¬15.4bn) with îSchrodersî, significant legacy...

November 25, 2014 Consumers Say No To More Holiday Spending: Onsite Coverage

Credit Union Times - WASHINGTON-- Consumers are not likely to spend more in the 2014 holiday season compared to the 2013 holiday season, according to a spending survey conducted by CUNA and the îConsumer Federation of...

November 25, 2014 20th street north sees booming growth

ABC 33/40 News - "20th street has historically been the spine of downtown, and still is the spine of downtown," says REV îBirminghamî president and CEO David Fleming. Fleming says the storefronts filling up cater to...

November 25, 2014 Global asset management firm invests in Diamond Bank

News24 - Lagos - Global alternative asset manager, îthe Carlyle Groupî, announced it has invested $147 million in Diamond Bank, the Lagos-headquartered commercial bank. The investment came through the Bankâs...

November 25, 2014 Blackstone Mortgage Trust: 3 Reasons Why You Should Consider This 7% Yielding REIT

Seeking Alpha - From Wall Street's demand for îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî, also called CMBS. In other words: The more commercial real estate projects need financing, and the higher the demand from the...

November 25, 2014 FirstEnergy says demand response putting power plants out of business

POWER SOURCE - Other major utilities seem to be of like mind. Last year, îAmerican Electric Powerîâs CEO Nicholas Akins called the inclusion of demand response in capacity markets âsocialism,âor, he...

November 25, 2014 Still not sure about the devastating effects of climate change' Then let me tell you what's happening in Honduras right now

The Independent - Two weeks ago, the îIntergovernmental Panel on Climate Changeî (IPCC) issued a final warning over climate change declaring that fossil fuel use must stop completely by 2100 to avoid catastrophic...

November 25, 2014 Euro zone shares post biggest two-day gain since June 2013

Reuters - Euro îSTOXXî 50 up 0.6 pct, posts biggest 2-day rise in 17 months LONDON, Nov 24 (Reuters) - Euro zone shares rose on Monday, with a regional index bagging its biggest two-day rise in 17 months, as...

November 25, 2014 Rafizi to get foreign gov'ts to trail 1MDB RM7bil

Yahoo News Malaysia - Frustrated by a lack of answers and explanations in Malaysia, a PKR MP will engage foreign authorities to trace the RM 7 billion î1Malaysia Development Berhadî (1MDB) fund originally placed in...

November 25, 2014 Sir James Holt - obituary

Daily Telegraph - Sir James Holt, who has died aged 91, was the third Master of Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, and a medieval historian, known in particular for his studies of the îMagna Cartaî. This was also the...

November 25, 2014 Wetlands controversy: When is a ditch a stream'

Toledo Blade - U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy went to the îWater Environment Federationî Technical Exhibition and Conference in New Orleans in late September to woo support from 18,000 water and wastewater...

November 25, 2014 Air Astana to open number of new flights

Cihan - National carrier of Kazakhstan, Air Astana airline, plans to open a number of new regular flights soon, the press service of the airline told Trend. In particular, planes of the airline will begin to implement the direct...

November 25, 2014 European shares pause after two-day rise; Zodiac rallies

Yahoo Finance UK and Ireland - The euro zone Euro îSTOXXî 50 was flat at 3,212.26 points. Germany's DAX was up 0.1 percent while France's CAC down 0.1 percent. All three indexes closed in "overbought" territory on...

November 25, 2014 Shopping festival next month

Gulf Daily News - Bahrain îMumtalakat Holding Companyî and Edamah. Beginning on December 15, the event will see various retailers across Moda Mall, Al A'ali Shopping Complex, Riyadat Mall, Yateem Centre, Bahrain Mall,...

November 25, 2014 Plight of Azerbaijani refugees, IDPs discussed in Rome

Azer News - A seminar titled âîAzerbaijanî: rights of IDPs and refugeesâ has been ... New settlements were built for IDPs in 2001-2003 by the first funds allocated by the îState Oil Fundî,...

November 25, 2014 Nasdaq Halts MOL Global Inc.

Yahoo Finance - NEW YORK, Nov. 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The îNasdaq Stock Marketî (R) (NDAQ) announced that trading was halted today in MOL Global Inc. (MOLG) at 09:10:08 Eastern Time for "additional information...

November 25, 2014 Why Local Currencies Could Be On The Rise In The U.S. -- And Why It Matters

Forbes - âIf we look at our national monetary system, over 95% of money in circulation is issued by private, for-profit banks as debt. The vast majority enters the economy through the housing and financial centers; that is,...

November 25, 2014 Nasdaq seeks more info from MOL Global

The Star Online - KUALA LUMPUR: The îNasdaq Stock Marketî announced that trading was halted in MOL Global Inc. at 09:10:08 Eastern Time on Monday. According to a statement by the stock exchange, the halt in trading...

November 25, 2014 Ivanhoe Cambridge forms joint venture to buy Seattle properties for US$280-million

Financial Post - Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc., the real estate division of Canadian pension plan îCaisse de depot et placement du Quebecî, and a partner bought two adjoining office properties in downtown Seattle for US$280...

November 25, 2014 Bentley receives congratulatory call from Obama

ABC 33/40 News - Republican Gov. Robert Bentley received a congratulatory call from the man who starred as chief boogeyman in many GOP campaign ads: President Barack Obama. Bentley says he got the call from an unlisted number...

November 25, 2014 Avon Library Puts Local History Collection Online

CT Now - Among the stories is an account of the îconvalescentî hospital that was run at the Avon Old Farms School from 1944 to 1947 for blinded soldiers. Jessica Palmer, the library's technology and technical services...

November 25, 2014 FDA allows unapproved blood transfusion system for Ebola treatments

Modern Healthcare - âHaving a supply of îconvalescentî plasma that has been through pathogen inactivation is critical to making this therapy readily available as new Ebola patients are diagnosed and urgently...

November 25, 2014 Jonathan Responds To Obasanjo: I am The Best Leader Nigeria Has Ever Produced

Sahara Reporters - President Goodluck Jonathan has described himself as the best leader to be produced by Nigeria. The President said no leader since the country gained independence in 1960 had done better than himself for the...

November 25, 2014 Solar and Wind Energy are Finally Cheaper than Fossil Fuels in the United States

Inhabitat - In Oklahoma, îAmerican Electric Power (AEPî) put out a call for supply tenders in 2013 and wound up tripling its intended wind power purchases once it saw how low the bids were. Managing director of...

November 25, 2014 Crested Butte, Colorado

travel.dmagazine.com - Chad R. Pike, a wealthy top executive with îthe Blackstone Groupî LP in London, has loved the great outdoors since he was a kid growing up in Ohio. Now heâs helping other like-minded 1...

November 25, 2014 No longer with the federal government, ELA biologist Michael Rennie is finally able to speak to media

CBC - No luck. However, the ELA is under new management. It's being funded by an international think tank called the îInternational Institute for Sustainable Developmentî (IISD) and Michael Rennie is now free to...

November 25, 2014 Doug Gansler to join BuckleySandler

The Business Journal - While Maryland attorney general, Gansler served as president of the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî and chair of the Democratic Attorneys General Association. Before being elected,...

November 25, 2014 EFF, others urge NIST to develop stronger encryption

SC Magazine - As the îNational Institute of Standards and Technologyî puts the finishing touches on its Cryptographic Standards and Guidelines Development Process, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) has joined...

November 25, 2014 For a Better Memory, Chocolate - The Atlantic

The Atlantic - Trans fats are the least healthy fatty acid. The îCenter for Science in the Public Interestî has estimated that replacing all the trans fat that comes in partially hydrogenated oils with other fats...

November 25, 2014 "In his immigration lecture Thursday night, President Obama revealed himself as a man politically ..."

AD HOC News - weiterlesen ... Meldung von rss.wn.com: Form 8.3 - Greene King plc ( îSchrodersî plc). (Source: îSchrodersî plc) ' FORM 8.3 PUBLIC OPENING POSITION DISCLOSURE/DEALING DISCLOSURE BY A PERSON...

November 25, 2014 PRESS: Songbird Bidders Considering Going Hostile - The Times

Morningstar - The paper said the îQatar Investment Authorityî and Brookfield Partners are preparing a formal offer for Songbird which would be in the region of 325 pence to 330 pence per share. Songbird rejected a...

November 25, 2014 Tuesday newspaper round-up: Germany, Schroders, Goldman Sachs

ShareCast - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî, created in 2006 to look after the country's oil riches, accused the Wall Street bank of duping it into making investments that its "naive" staff didn't understand. - The...

November 25, 2014 Pinnacle Ozone Solutions, LLC Supplies Advanced Ozone Technology to BlueInGreen, LLC for the City of Fayetteville, Arkansas

Market Watch - In the past four years the company has experienced tremendous growth through the introduction of four new product lines and was the recipient of the prestigious 2010 îWater Environment Federationî...

November 25, 2014 Bond money for Alabama National Guard armories too close to call

Greenfield Daily Reporter - But the lead of 7,810 votes out of 924,436 cast made the outcome too close to call. The amendment would let $50 million from the îAlabama Trust Fundî be used for constructing and...

November 25, 2014 ITTO Annual Report 2013 Welcomes New Members

forests-l.iisd.org - 26 September 2014: The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) released its Annual Report for 2013 highlighting the addition of three new members, Brazil, Colombia and Costa Rica, to the...

November 25, 2014 Goldman boss said severely reprimanded junior employee

Here Is The City - The Daily Telegraph reports that according to documents seen by The Telegraph, Youssef Kabbaj, the senior Goldman banker who led the bankâs relationship with the îLibyan Investment Authorityî...

November 25, 2014 ABC's SA-made Countdown special a ratings hit

AD HOC News - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî contends that trades made in 2008 were unfairly structured to make the bank a lot of money but leave the authority highly exposed. weiterlesen > 1862

November 25, 2014 N. Korea holds rally against UN rights resolution

Yahoo News - PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) â North Korea held a mass rally Tuesday in its capital to protest a îUnited Nationsî resolution condemning its human rights record. Thousands of protesters in Kim Il Sung...

November 25, 2014 Concierge Treatment: Private Equity Courts Mega Sovereign Funds and Pensions

swfinstitute.org - Sovereign funds like Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA), China Investment Corporation (CIC) and îAbu Dhabi Investment Authorityî (ADIA), have taken ownership stakes in headline private equity firms...

November 25, 2014 Airport Board OKs Nonaviation Companies to Sublease at Owensboro-Daviess County Airport

aviationpros.com - MidAmerica Jet wants to sublease the buildings, adjacent to one another, to îMonsantoî Company and Envision Contractors LLC. îMonsantoî already has a sublease from MAJ. MAJ pays the...

November 25, 2014 Dollar Longs: Join The Club

The Wall Street Journal - Investors also appear unfazed. âWe continue to hold long position in the dollar [and] we expect further broad based strength,â said âJames Kwok, head of currency management at...

November 25, 2014 White House quietly releases plans for 3,415 regulations ahead of Thanksgiving holiday

FOX News - But probably the most fought-over rules to be finalized by the îEPAî next year will be its redefining of the âîWatersî of the United Statesâ under the Clean îWaterî Act....

November 25, 2014 China Buying REC Solar for $640 Million to Avoid Trade Dispute

Bloomberg - âMore such cases are likely to follow, given Chinese companies have a need to bypass international trade disputes and to penetrate local markets,â said Xiaoting Wang, an analyst at Bloomberg îNew...

November 25, 2014 Carlyle Group invests N25.5bn in Diamond Bank

Punch - îThe Carlyle Groupî, a global alternative asset manager, had invested $147m (N25.519bn) in Diamond Bank Plc, the Nigerian lender said in a notice to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday. Diamond Bank said the...

November 25, 2014 Thousands Without Power In Central Ohio Due To High Winds

wfla.com - As of 4:23 p.m., îAmerican Electric Powerî reported the following outages: Coshocton: 249 Delaware: 957 Fairfield: 1,688 Franklin: 4,077 Hocking: 789 Knox: 182 Licking: 797 Morgan: 629 Muskingum: 695 Perry:...

November 25, 2014 Spring Forest Road shopping center sold at foreclosure auction

The Business Journal - The loan on the Spring Forest Road property was part of the Morgan Stanley Capital I Inc. Series 2005-HQ5 balance pool of îcommercial mortgage backed securitiesî, deed records show. The previous...

November 25, 2014 Gansler Among State Attorneys General Meeting About Campus Rape

CBS Baltimore - The eastern region of the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî is meeting Tuesday and Wednesday in Rhode Island for a conference on the issue. Rhode Island îAttorney Generalî Peter...

November 25, 2014 Faith groups line up in opposition to Bank of America's CEO/chairman

The Business Journal - Other faith-based groups, led by the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî, are expected to join the fight this week, the Journal reports. Other investors, including the California...

November 25, 2014 Schmidt to help lead anti-trafficking group

Capital-Journal Online - The committee of the îNational Association of Attorneys Generalî studies anti-human trafficking efforts ... The national association had its summer meeting this week on îMackinac...

November 25, 2014 NASDAQ 5,000 Just Around The Corner

ETF Daily News - George Leong: Thinking back to early 2000, I thought the îNASDAQ stock marketî would eventually trade at 5,000, but I wasnât sure about how long it would take. Well, now it looks like the answer...

November 25, 2014 Qatar- QIC to issue Convertible Notes worth $250m

MENAFN - MENA News Headlines Nov 24 2014 - Qatar- QIA building top-end hotel portfolio worldwide, The Peninsula (MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar's sovereign wealth fund, îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA), is building a...

November 25, 2014 Degar-Montagnards: Religious Persecution Forces 13 Christians to Flee Vietnam

United Nations and Peoples Organisation - A Charai tribe member has called on the îUnited Nationsî High Commission for Refugees to come to their aid. This is the latest development in a tense relationship between the...

November 25, 2014 Israel Sets World Record For Largest Digital Printer

nocamels.com - This article was first published on The Times of Israel and was re-posted with permission. The worldâs authority on world records, Guinness, has awarded an Israeli company a record for the worldâs...

November 25, 2014 Darren Wilson walks: Grand jury will not indict Ferguson police officer in killing of Michael Brown

Salon - Weâre calling for police îaccountabilityî, police transparency, changing how the police do their work.â Joanna Rothkopf is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on science, health and society....

November 25, 2014 SouthGobi Resources : 3Q coal sales volume down 31%

4 Traders - All rights reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. (Syndigate.info). 13h ago SOUTHGOBI RESOURCES: delays îChina Investment Corporationî interest payment and c.. 14h ago SOUTHGOBI RESOURCES: Delays...

November 25, 2014 Goldman Sachs Told to Reveal Libya Transaction Profits

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - The bank should tell the îLibyan Investment Authorityî what its profits were on the disputed trades, and how it calculated them, Judge Vivien Rose said at a London court hearing. The LIA is...

November 25, 2014 3 Fund Trades That Will Save You Money

news.morningstar.com - îCALPERsî, you are ready to graduate from Bogle University. The giant California pension fund announced in September that it was liquidating its investments in hedge funds. Why' They have high...

November 25, 2014 UN: Islamic State group got up to $45M in ransoms

News 10 - îUNITED NATIONSî (AP) -- A U.N. expert monitoring sanctions against al-Qaida says the Islamic State group has received between $35 million and $45 million in ransom payments in the past year. On Monday,...

November 25, 2014 International Project Development Intern

ReliefWeb - Since 2008, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) in close partnership with the governments, îUnited Nationsî (UN), and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), has been addressing a range of...

November 25, 2014 Employment Impact Assessment - Improvement of Livelihoods of vulnerable households in urban/peri urban areas of Galkayo

ReliefWeb - The îInternational Labour Organizationî (ILO) has implemented the project âImprovement of Livelihoods of vulnerable households in urban/peri urban areas of Galkayoâ (the project) in partnership...

November 25, 2014 RPT - INSIGHT-Vista Equity takes unusual risks with private equity fund

Reuters - Investors in the Vista fund, known as limited partners, include some of the largest U.S. public pension funds, including the New Jersey State Investment Council and the îOregon Public Employees Retirementî...

November 25, 2014 SWF Apologizes to Citizens for Merrill Lynch Investment

aiCIO - Losing $720 million on the deal thus far, the head of the îKorea Investment Corporationî has promised to learn from the mistake. The head of South Koreaâs $77 billion sovereign wealth fund has apologized...

November 25, 2014 Catalyst Converts Stone Beach Special Op. Fund To Mutual Fund

FIN Alternatives - The new fund, Catalyst's third hedge fund conversion, will be managed by David Lysenko and Ed Smith and invest in mortgage-backed securities, îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî and other...

November 25, 2014 Ebola trials 'best chance' for cure

BBC - Some of them also plan on giving blood in these îconvalescentî blood therapy trials. Fanta Camara, 25, caught the virus from her cousin back in March when the outbreak was first declared. "Other patients were...

November 25, 2014 Patrol Officer Job - Liberty Police Department - Liberty, Texas

Police one.com - We offer Texas Municipal League Insurance for Medical/Rx/Dental/Vision benefits, Life Insurance, and retirement through îTexas Municipal Retirement Systemî (TMRS). > 1862

November 25, 2014 New challenges urge countries internal measures, Nazarbayev

Kazinform - ASTANA. KAZINFORM President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev met with participants of the 37th sitting of the council of heads of security agencies of CIS member states, the Akorda press service said. Those...

November 25, 2014 Natural capital is fading and business too is getting worried

thefifthestate.com.au - From the business perspective, here are some of the facts, from the preliminary report from KPMG et al: Our global ecosystems deliver essential services worth over US$72 trillion a year and yet the...

November 25, 2014 Lions Gate and Tesla are big market movers

news.morningstar.com - NEW YORK (AP) â Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the îNasdaq Stock Marketî: Despite its $123 million box office take, the...

November 25, 2014 Latham & Watkins Advises on the Middle East's Largest Ever IPO

Zawya - The 500 million shares sold in the IPO were held by the îSaudiî îPublic Investment Fundî (PIF), and were divided into 300 million shares allocated for subscription by îSaudiî...

November 25, 2014 Rivers 2015: MOSOP threatens to boycott elections

The Sun - The MOSOP President lauded the Federal Government for its renewed interest in the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî (UNEP) report, and urged the government to remove constraints that...

November 25, 2014 Power outage blankets half of Perry County

Perry Daily - According to îAEPî's website 6,330 county customers are without power out of 12,449 total customers. County EMA Director Rita Spicer said the outage is sporadic, some customers in the southern portion of...

November 25, 2014 Coalition Steps in to Defend Maui Residents from Pesticides and GE Contamination

Earth Justice - On November 13, just nine days after the Maui initiative passed, îMonsantoî, along with Dow-owned Agrigenetics and several industry-friendly groups, sued Maui County, seeking to have the moratorium...

November 25, 2014 Maui GMO ban supporters seek to dismiss lawsuit

Honolulu Star Advertiser - îMonsantoî worker Zenaida Arcala placed a pollination bag over a corn tassel in Kihei, Maui, where îMonsantoî cultivates experimental genetically modified crops. A group of moms...

November 25, 2014 Jesus Has A Bone To Pick With Brian Moynihan

Dealbreaker - Other shareholder groups that are also members of the îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî are expected to file similar proposals this week. Bank of America angered some shareholders when its...

November 25, 2014 ECB should not have meddled in fiscal policy

Irish Examiner - It went further with an insistence that the Irish Government raid its own îNational Pensions Reserve Fundî (NPRF): âThe plan for the restructuring of the Irish financial sector shall...

November 25, 2014 Report: Australia losing the renewables race

thefifthestate.com.au - In the last year investment in Australian renewable energy projects dropped 70 per cent.â Chief executive of îInvestor Group on Climate Changeî Nathan Fabian said the world was...

November 25, 2014 Irish Pensions: 50% of all 35-45-year-olds have no occupational pension

finfacts.ie - pension plan members by îMercerî, the pension îconsultantsî. Based on current savings levels, it is also projected that 35 to 45-year-old DC pension plan members can expect an average income...

November 25, 2014 Ore. public retirement pension rates to jump

KGW 8 Portland - The crisis will come in the form of huge increases in the amount of money that employers must pay into the îOregon Public Employees Retirementî System. PERS has to increase the contributions to make...

November 25, 2014 U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, MARC GROSSMAN:

interfax.kz - "U.S. TO REVIEW LIST OF STATE SPONSORS OF TERRORISM" As part of ongoing consultations with Afghanistan's neighbors and international partners U.S. special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman while in...

November 25, 2014 California Pension Fund Bonus Payouts Climb 14% From Prior Year

Bloomberg - The fund, known as îCalpersî, paid $8.7 million in bonuses to investment staff in the year ended June 30, and almost $300,000 to four non-investment executives, according to data provided by the system....

November 25, 2014 'New media boosts health awareness'

MENAFN - Nov 12 2014 - Abu Dhabi's Aabar increases stake in Arabtec, MENAFN (MENAFN) Abu Dhabi state fund îAabar Investmentsî announced it has acquired more stakes in raised Dubai-listed construction firm Arabtec,...

November 25, 2014 How to rebuild trust at UN climate change talks'

Responding To Climate Change - To achieve a successful outcome, countries need to be held accountable for doing what they say. Three îaccountabilityî measures, which are standard practice in existing multilateral...

November 25, 2014 Ivanhoe Cambridge buys Seattle properties for $280 million

Montreal Gazette - Ivanhoe Cambridge Inc., the real estate division of Canadian pension plan îCaisse de dépôt et placement du Québecî, and joint venture partner Callahan Capital...

November 25, 2014 Outlook stable for Latin American airlines, says Fitch

Money Week - In the first of three interviews with Merryn Somerset Webb, Hugh Hendry, manager of the Eclectica Fund, talks about what it takes to be a good hedge fund manager â and how he learned to stop worrying and love...

November 25, 2014 Are Sovereign Wealth Funds About to Take Over European Soccer'

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - Fans of European, and especially English, soccer have become used to a particular type of face in the crowd over the last decade - the face of the foreign billionaire club owner. A sheepish, slightly...

November 25, 2014 Faith-based group calls on Bank of America to separate chairman, CEO roles

Charlotte Observer - Seamus Finn, chairman of the New York-based îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî, said the bankâs ongoing fines and settlements show that it needs âto take a serious look at...

November 25, 2014 Palestinian recognition gains momentum: UN chief

presstv.com - îUnited Nationsî Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the movement of recognizing the state of Palestine is set to gather momentum across the globe. âIndeed â as we see around the world â...

November 25, 2014 Korea Investment & Securities Outperforms in AsiaMoney Brokers Poll

BUSINESS KOREA - The Korea Investment Corporation (KIC), Korea's sovereign fund, announced on Nov. 5 that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the îQatar Investment Authorityî (QIA) to create a US$2... >...

November 25, 2014 KIC Chief: Merrill Lynch Investment Was a Painful Mistake

swfinstitute.org - In 2008, the îKorea Investment Corporationî (KIC) invested US$ 2 billion in Merrill Lynch. Merrill Lynch issued US$ 6.6 billion in preferred stock to the îKorea Investment Corporationî,...

November 25, 2014 LIBYA - Discreet U.K-Libyan encounters

africaintelligence.com - A one-time representative of the International Finance Corp (IFC, the private investment arm of the World Bank), in Jordan and Iraq, he was named boss of the îLibyan Investment Authorityî...

November 25, 2014 Libya lawsuit Against Goldman Goes To Discovery Phase

Value Walk - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî suit against Goldman Sachs Group Inc (NYSE:GS) revolves around nine trades made from January through April 2008. The suit claims the over $1.3 billion worth of trades...

November 25, 2014 United Colors of Benetton Partners UN Women to End Violence Against Women Now!

wfla.com - On this day the UNHATE Foundation, the heart of Benetton Group's social activities, will open its unhatenews.com digital platform (the result of a collaboration with UNDPI-îUnited Nationsî Department of...

November 25, 2014 Stakeholders seek stiffer punishment for environmental crimes

The Nation - The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) and the îUnited Nationsî îEnvironmental Programmeî (UNEP) said stricter enforcement of environmental laws is...

November 25, 2014 Goldman to Disclose Profit It Made on Libyan Trades

Deal Book - The îLibyan Investment Authorityî is suing Goldman in connection with nine trades it entered into from January through April in 2008. The authority contends that Goldman took advantage of its relationship...

November 25, 2014 ABI: Impending CMBS Loan Maturities Present Potential Crisis

abladvisor.com - The looming maturity of large numbers of îcommercial mortgage-backed securitiesî (CMBS) is a signal to borrowers and professionals involved in commercial loans to be prepared for a potential crisis,...

November 25, 2014 Nuclear Weapons as Bargaining Chips in Global Politics

Inter Press Service - îUNITED NATIONSî, Nov 25 2014 (IPS) - Has the world reached a stage where nuclear weapons may be used as bargaining chips in international politics' So it seems, judging by the North Korean...

November 25, 2014 SouthGobi Resources : Announces Select Third Quarter 2014 Operating Results

4 Traders - The changes in the Company's cash position in periods noted above are inclusive of cash interest paid on the îChina Investment Corporationî ("CIC") convertible debenture in the amount of $nil in the third...

November 25, 2014 Hong Kong Ends Yuan Cap As Shanghai Opening Approaches

Investors Business Daily - Stocks in Shanghai bolted higher Wednesday after the îHong Kong Monetary Authorityî terminated a rule limiting the amount of yuan residents may purchase per day. The move was a step in...

November 25, 2014 Rwanda: World Bank Releases Damning Report On Climate Change

AllAfrica - Meanwhile, Dr. Omar Munyaneza, Rwanda National Coordinator of îGlobal Water Partnershipî (GWP) says human activities like poor disposal of waste materials have contributed to the rising of the sea level...

November 25, 2014 Mumtalakat Hires Banks For Potential Dollar Sukuk Issue

Opalesque Hedge Fund News - Bahraini sovereign fund Mumtalakat (BBB from S&P/Fitch) has hired BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, MUFG and StanChart to arrange a series of fixed income investor meetings starting on Thursday, Nov. 13....

November 25, 2014 Fitch: American Tower's Acquisitions Not Expected to Pressure Rating

Technology Marketing Corporation - îFitch Ratingsî believes American Tower (News - Alert) Corporation's (AMT) planned tower acquisitions in Brazil and Nigeria will have a minimal effect on its credit profile, given...

November 25, 2014 Shareholder Unrest At Bank Of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) Over New Position For Moynihan

US Markets Daily - The faith-based investor is headquartered in New Jersey. îInterfaith Center on Corporate Responsibilityî is another faith-based investor that is expected to echo similar concerns. Observers have...

November 25, 2014 Goldman to disclose profit on disputed LIA trades

Financial Times - Goldman Sachs is to disclose how much profit it made on nine disputed trades which are at the heart of a $1bn lawsuit brought against it by the îLibyan Investment Authorityî, the High Court in London...

November 25, 2014 UPDATE 2-Qatar fund makes joint approach for Canary Wharf-owner Songbird

Reuters - îChina Investment Corporationî did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Glick could not immediately be reached for comment. Douglas Scott, UK equity investment manager at Kames Capital, a top 10...

November 25, 2014 Here's A Full List Of Companies Named In The Luxembourg Secret Tax Deal Database

businessinsider.in - The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) this morning revealed the details of hundreds of secret tax deals hundreds of world companies and the government of Luxembourg. The private...

November 25, 2014 Air France Cargo to enhance repair performance with CHEP Aerospace Solutions

MENAFN - It is also integrated in the non-financial indexes Vigeo, ASPI, ESI Excellence and îFTSE4Goodî. CHEP Aerospace Solutions, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, manages the largest independent global fleet of...

November 25, 2014 Why 2015 will be year for ME wealth funds

Emirates247 - Of this amount, the GCC SWFs (most notably Adia, currently the worldâs third largest SWF behind the Norway Government Pension Fund and îChina Investment Corporationî) account for approximately 40...

November 25, 2014 Alberta Investment Management Corporation Realizes Significant Gains with SimCorp Dimension

Bobs Guide - AIMCoâs 27 clients include pension funds, endowment funds and the îAlberta Heritage Savings Trust Fundî for the Government of Alberta. Watch the video to learn how AIMCo: Saves $500K annually...

November 25, 2014 Fitch: Freeport Approval Moves US Closer to LNG Exports

news.morningstar.com - The recent final approvals and construction groundbreakings for several liquid natural gas (LNG) export facilities along the Gulf Coast will make US LNG exports a reality in the near term, îFitch...

November 25, 2014 Coalition Files Papers in Honolulu Court to Defend GE Initiative

Food Poisoning Bulletin - A legal challenge was almost immediately filed by those multinational chemical companies. Hawaii is being used an an outdoor lab for companies like îMonsantoî to test GE and GMO crops and the...

November 25, 2014 Fitch Affirms Main Line Health System (PA) Revs at 'AA'; Outlook Stable

Green Technology World - îFitch Ratingsî has affirmed the 'AA' rating on the following bonds that were issued on behalf of Jefferson Health System, which has been restructured and now renamed Main Line Health System...

November 25, 2014 IPE Awards: Does shareholder activism add alpha' (video)

Investment Pensions Europe - Finlandâs îIlmarinenî now separates China equity holdings (A and H-shares), in its reports, and Denmarkâs AP Pension has boosted its China equity exposure to 5%, although it...

November 25, 2014 Combating Global Warming: Make Taiwan Part of the Solution | Commentary

Roll Call Online - However, most members of Congress donât realize that among the 195 member nations of the îUnited Nationsî Framework Convention on Climate Change, Taiwan is absent, despite the fact that the...

November 25, 2014 Fitch Releases Report on Mansfield, TX.

Yahoo Finance - îFitch Ratingsî has published a report on Mansfield, TX. The report is available at 'www.îfitchratingsî.com'. Additional information is available at 'www.îfitchratingsî.com'....


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