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January 16, 2019 JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon warns of shutdown impact

Source: Fox Business

During the company’s fourth-quarter earnings call on Tuesday, JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon warned that if the partial government shutdown continues throughout the remainder of the quarter, economic growth could take a meaningful hit.

January 16, 2019 Sustainability Showdown: What is sustainability — and why does it matter?

Source: Daily Trojan

Sustainability — it’s everyone’s new favorite buzzword. Almost all of my Google searches begin with the word “sustainable” and end with items ranging from “tennis shoes” to “lunchbox.” And in the last three months alone, 24 of my...

January 16, 2019 Theresa May's Brexit deal defeated by record margin: What happens now?

Source: Fox News

In a devastating blow to British Prime Minister Theresa May, the British Parliament rejected a bill Tuesday that lists the terms of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union — more than two years after the country's...

January 16, 2019 Antarctica's ice is melting faster, raising risk of sea level rise

Source: CBS News

In the "the longest-ever assessment" of Antarctica's ice mass, scientists are reporting a rapid increase in melting — a six-fold increase in yearly Antarctic ice mass loss between 1979 and 2017.

January 15, 2019 Climate Change Is Making Waves Stronger

Source: Motherboard

Climate change is changing our wind patterns, which is strengthening waves traveling across the earth's surface.

January 15, 2019 Brexit: Theresa May faces 'meaningful vote' on her deal - text/video

Source: BBC

MPs are preparing to vote on whether to back Theresa May's deal for leaving the European Union. The so-called "meaningful vote" will take place later as five days of debate on Brexit come to an end.

January 15, 2019 Why the ocean holds the key to sustainable development

Source: World Economic Forum

It is only 12 years until 2030, the deadline for achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The world has set itself an ambitious task. To reach the SDGs we will have to produce more from the oceans. We...

January 15, 2019 Volkswagen, Ford to announce automotive alliance

Source: Reuters

DETROIT - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) and Ford Motor Co (F.N) are expected to unveil an alliance on Tuesday that combines forces on commercial vehicles and is likely to expand into joint development of electric and self-driving...

January 14, 2019 China Is Set To Become The World's Renewable Energy Superpower, According To New Report

Source: Forbes

The continuing growth in renewable energy around the world is set to boost the power of China while undermining the influence of major oil exporters such as Russia and Middle East states like Saudi Arabia, according to a new...

January 14, 2019 Dow futures fall more than 200 points on concerns over longest government shutdown

Source: CNBC

U.S. stock index futures were lower on Monday on the back of ongoing concerns over an economic slowdown in China as we well as the longest government shutdown in U.S. history.

January 14, 2019 3 Top Sustainability Issues in 2019 and How to Address Them

Source: Sustainable Brands

Once seen as a ‘nice to have’ for businesses, sustainability has become a vital component of many global organisations’ social and economic strategies.

January 14, 2019 Theresa May says no Brexit more likely than no deal

Source: BBC

Prime Minister Theresa May is making a last-ditch attempt to persuade MPs to back her Brexit deal as Tuesday's key Commons vote looms closer.

January 11, 2019 Powell says Fed’s balance sheet will be ‘substantially smaller,’ indicating more tightening ahead

Source: CNBC

Powell did not specify how much smaller the central bank’s portfolio of bonds would get, but the remark seemed to take some momentum out of the stock market during afternoon trading.

January 11, 2019 What to Expect from the US-China Trade War

Source: MarketRealist

“I think there’s a very good chance that we will get a reasonable settlement that China can live with, that we can live with and that addresses all of the key issues. And to me those are immediate trade. That’s probably the...

January 11, 2019 Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought, New Research Finds

Source: NY Times

Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because almost all the excess heat absorbed by the planet ends up stored in their waters.

January 10, 2019 Sears chairman submits new roughly $5B bid to save retailer: Report

Source: Fox Business

Sears Holdings Chairman Eddie Lampert submitted a revised roughly $5 billion takeover bid for the company on Wednesday, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

January 10, 2019 Dow and S&P 500 are on the brink of exiting a stock-market correction

Source: MarketWatch

A new year, a new market. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 appear in position to exit correction territory if a multiday rally on risk assets continues apace.

January 10, 2019 Brexit: Second Commons defeat for Theresa May in 24 hours

Source: BBC

Rebel Conservative MPs have joined forces with Labour to inflict a fresh blow on Theresa May's government in a Commons Brexit vote.

January 9, 2019 Roadmap to a second Brexit referendum: Here’s how pro-EU campaigners want to make it happen

Source: CNBC

With less than 80 days to go until Britain is set to leave the European Union, campaigners hoping for another Brexit referendum have laid out their preferred path for a fresh vote.

January 9, 2019 Stocks Rise as Investors See Signs of Progress in Trade Talks

Source: NY Times

Stocks added to a streak of recent gains on Tuesday, as investors anticipated progress in trade-deal negotiations between the United States and China.The S&P 500 rose nearly 1 percent and shares in Europe were modestly higher....

January 9, 2019 BP just discovered a billion barrels of oil in the Gulf of Mexico

Source: CNBC

The British energy company has discovered 1 billion barrels of crude at an existing oilfield in the Gulf of Mexico. BP also announced two new offshore oil discoveries and a major new investment in a nearby field.

January 8, 2019 Wall Street launches new stock exchange, taking direct aim at NYSE and Nasdaq

Source: CNN

The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq are hearing some footsteps behind them today. A high-profile group of banks, brokerages and market makers revealed plans on Monday to join forces and start their own trading venue called the...

January 8, 2019 A Terrifying Sea-Level Prediction Now Looks Far Less Likely

Source: The Atlantic

Two years ago, the glaciologists Robert DeConto and David Pollard rocked their field with a paper arguing that several massive glaciers in Antarctica were much more unstable than previously thought.

January 8, 2019 Former Fed Chair Alan Greenspan thinks the Ocasio-Cortez 70% tax plan is ‘a terrible idea’

Source: CNBC

Raising the marginal tax rate on the richest Americans to 70 percent would put a major dent in the economy, former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan said Monday.

January 7, 2019 US-China trade war: Beijing says both sides have expressed a desire to hammer out a deal

Source: CNBC

As officials from Beijing and Washington met to attempt to hash out their countries’ ongoing trade dispute, China’s foreign ministry said Monday that both sides had expressed a will to work together in order to implement the...

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