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January 16, 2019 SEC brings charges in connection with hack of its financial systemSource: Engaget
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that it is bringing charges against a Ukranian hacker for breaking into the agency's corporate filing system to access nonpublic information. The SEC is also...
January 16, 2019 EPA criminal action against polluters hits 30-year low under TrumpSource: NBC News
WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency hit a 30-year low in 2018 in the number of pollution cases it referred for criminal prosecution, Justice Department data show.
January 16, 2019 WHAT IF MOST AMERICANS DON'T CARE THAT DEEPLY ABOUT TRADE?Source: BBN Times
...recent public opinion polling uniformly reveals that, first, foreign trade and globalization are generally popular, and in fact more popular today than at any point in recent history; second, a substantial portion of the...
January 16, 2019 JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon warns of shutdown impactSource: 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.
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 15, 2019 German economy posts weakest growth in five yearsSource: CNBC
Germany’s economy witnessed lackluster growth in 2018, according to flash data released Tuesday, in line with expectations.
January 15, 2019 China to slash taxes, keep currency stable to offset slowdownSource: MarketWatch
BEIJING — Senior Chinese economic officials say they will slash taxes, step up spending and help resolve financing problems of private and small enterprise to help counter the country’s worst slowdown since the global financial...
January 15, 2019 Is The FDA Ready To Take On The Powerful Food Industry'Source: ThinkProgress
“The totality of the scientific evidence supports sodium reduction from current intake levels,” Susan Mayne, director of the FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, added in an interview with The New...
January 15, 2019 Judge declines to dismiss Ben & Jerry's lawsuitSource: Houston Chronicle
The lawsuit filed in July by the Organic Consumers Association claims Unilever, the parent company of Ben & Jerry's, uses advertising to create a false perception that the ice cream maker is "committed to a clean environment...
Bitcoin, the world's most famous cryptocurrency, just celebrated its tenth anniversary. The digital currency has made plenty of strides toward legitimacy since it first launched, but it won't become a mainstream investment...
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