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Swissinfo
Swiss brands advised to risk Iranian marketIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss brands advised to risk Iranian market
Swissinfo / Posted 5 hours ago
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Swissinfo
Assets climb, jobs fall in Swiss banking sectorIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Assets climb, jobs fall in Swiss banking sector
Swissinfo / Posted 11 hours ago
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Swissinfo
UBS, Credit Suisse Account for Most of Swiss Bank Job Cuts(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG and Credit Suisse Group AG accounted for about thre
UBS, Credit Suisse Account for Most of Swiss Bank Job Cuts
Swissinfo / Posted 12 hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- UBS Group AG and Credit Suisse Group AG accounted for about three out of four job losses in the Swiss banking industry last year, even though they employ less than half the local workforce. At the end of 2014, 104,053 people were... Read more
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Business Wire
Technogroup Supports International Growth with IFS Applications 9IFS (STO:IFSA)(STO:IFSB) IT service provider Technogroup replaces its existing
Technogroup Supports International Growth with IFS Applications 9
Business Wire / Posted 13 hours ago
IFS (STO:IFSA)(STO:IFSB) IT service provider Technogroup replaces its existing solutions and aligns business processes with integrated enterprise software from IFS Technogroup, based in Hochheim am Main, is specialized in hardware and software in... Read more
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The Star
Thursday, September 3Market wrap: Wall Street stocks jumped almost 2% on Wednesday in the latest vol
Thursday, September 3
The Star / Posted 19 hours ago
Market wrap: Wall Street stocks jumped almost 2% on Wednesday in the latest volatile session as investors weighed the impact of a stumbling Chinese economy and global market turmoil on the Federal Reserve's impending decision about when to raise... Read more
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The Hindu
Chasing black money, with UN helpProvisions in the UN Convention Against Corruption can help immensely in the re
Chasing black money, with UN help
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
Provisions in the UN Convention Against Corruption can help immensely in the recovery of black money. The convention should be of great value to countries where natural wealth has been plundered and whose governments need these resources to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss hope for Merkel mediation in EU negotiationsIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss hope for Merkel mediation in EU negotiations
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
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Swissinfo
Swiss move to relax stolen bank data assistanceIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss move to relax stolen bank data assistance
Swissinfo / Posted yesterday
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FOX Business
Yahoo's Mayer among many CEOs that face balancing act announcing health or personal newsFILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer sm
Yahoo's Mayer among many CEOs that face balancing act announcing health or personal news
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer smiles during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mayer posted on Tumblr, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, that she's pregnant with twin girls, due in... Read more
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PhysOrg
CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for companyIn this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer smiles du
CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for company
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
In this Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014, file photo, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer smiles during a session at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mayer posted on Tumblr, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, that she's pregnant with twin girls, due in December. (AP... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Eramet Marietta names new president and chief executive officerEramet Marietta, recently appointed Laure Guillot as president and chief execut
Eramet Marietta names new president and chief executive officer
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
Eramet Marietta, recently appointed Laure Guillot as president and chief executive officer. Guillot comes to Eramet Marietta most recently from Comilog Dunkerque SNC, a manganese processing facility located in northwestern France, where she served... Read more
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Swissinfo
US ambassador ‘compartmentalises’ banking woesIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
US ambassador ‘compartmentalises’ banking woes
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
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AllAfrica.com
CBN, Domiciliary Account and the Economyand State Governments must be large customers for cash usage and disbursements.
CBN, Domiciliary Account and the Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and State Governments must be large customers for cash usage and disbursements. After all, US$9.6 million was found in an aeroplane in South Africa on a government mission. Who has access to huge amount of cash? Prima facie that would be the... Read more
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Swissinfo
SNB names PostFinance fifth ‘too big to fail’ bankIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
SNB names PostFinance fifth ‘too big to fail’ bank
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
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Zero Hedge
The Age Of Voodoo FinanceSubmitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Jackson Hole
The Age Of Voodoo Finance
Zero Hedge / Posted 2 days ago
Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, The Jackson Hole gathering may end up providing at least some clarification, but not even close to the manner in which everyone seems intent on inferring. With Janet Yellen’s notable... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Italy Ratifies Switzerland, Monaco, Liechtenstein TIEAsby Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels31 August 2015 Italy's Cabinet on Augus
Italy Ratifies Switzerland, Monaco, Liechtenstein TIEAs
Tax-News.com / Posted 3 days ago
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels31 August 2015 Italy's Cabinet on August 7 approved legislation to ratify the tax agreements signed with Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Monaco. The... Read more
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Business Insider
The world is ready for the US rate hikeJACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Central bankers from around the world are tellin
The world is ready for the US rate hike
Business Insider / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado. In private... Read more
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Business Standard India
World to Fed: We're prepared for US rate hike, so don't delayCentral bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts t
World to Fed: We're prepared for US rate hike, so don't delay
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a US interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado. In private and in public at last week's global... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
World to Fed: We're prepared for US rate hike, so don't delayJACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: Central bankers from around the world are telling their Ame
World to Fed: We're prepared for US rate hike, so don't delay
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 3 days ago
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo.: Central bankers from around the world are telling their American counterparts that they are ready for a U.S. interest rate hike and would prefer that the Federal Reserve make the move without further ado. In private and in public... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delayFederal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinha
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinhart, Harvard University Professor of the International Financial System (R) and her husband Vincent attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole... Read more
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Reuters UK Edition
World to Fed - We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delayBank of England Governor Mark Carney (L) talks with U.S. Department of Commerce
World to Fed - We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay
Reuters UK Edition / Posted 3 days ago
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney (L) talks with U.S. Department of Commerce Chief Economist Susan Helper during the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, August 29,... Read more
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Reuters
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delayFederal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinha
World to Fed: We're prepared for U.S. rate hike, so don't delay
Reuters / Posted 3 days ago
Federal Reserve Bank of New York Vice President Simon Potter (L), Carmen Reinhart, Harvard University Professor of the International Financial System (R) and her husband Vincent attend the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's annual Jackson Hole... Read more
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Zero Hedge
The Crisis in Which Central Banks Lose Control Has Already Begunon faith and hope that Central Banks somehow fixed the issues that caused the 2
The Crisis in Which Central Banks Lose Control Has Already Begun
Zero Hedge / Posted 4 days ago
on faith and hope that Central Banks somehow fixed the issues that caused the 2008 Crisis. All of the arguments supporting this defied common sense. A 5th grader knows that you cannot solve a debt problem by issuing more debt. If the below... Read more
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TribLIVE
U.S. closes in on offshore tax evasionThe Internal Revenue Service loses billions of dollars annually because of offs
U.S. closes in on offshore tax evasion
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
The Internal Revenue Service loses billions of dollars annually because of offshore tax evasion. For years, a number of American taxpayers have evaded federal income taxes by channeling income into secret foreign or offshore bank accounts in some 70... Read more
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Swissinfo
Emerging Markets Undertook Massive Carry Trade Since 2008 Crisis(For more economic analysis, see Benchmark.) (Bloomberg Business) -- Since the
Emerging Markets Undertook Massive Carry Trade Since 2008 Crisis
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
(For more economic analysis, see Benchmark.) (Bloomberg Business) -- Since the 2008 financial crisis, companies across emerging markets have been borrowing dollars and converting them into local currencies as part of a massive carry trade. This... Read more
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Investopedia
iShares MSCI Europe FinancialsThe (NYSEARCA: EUFN) exchange-traded fund (ETF) was created in 2010 to track t
iShares MSCI Europe Financials
Investopedia / Posted 6 days ago
The (NYSEARCA: EUFN) exchange-traded fund (ETF) was created in 2010 to track the performance of the MSCI Europe Financials Index, which is composed of financial companies of developed market countries in Europe. Since... Read more
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Swissinfo
Geneva’s Oldest Bank Lombard Odier Says Profit Climbed 12%(Bloomberg) -- Lombard Odier, Geneva’s oldest private bank, said first-half pro
Geneva’s Oldest Bank Lombard Odier Says Profit Climbed 12%
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- Lombard Odier, Geneva’s oldest private bank, said first-half profit increased 12 percent after “robust” trading and investments from clients. Net income rose to 70 million Swiss francs ($73 million), from 62.5 million francs a year... Read more
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Finextra
BIL Suisse migrates to Avaloq's Swiss BPO platformThe bank is now live on a comprehensive and pre-configured BPO solution from B-
BIL Suisse migrates to Avaloq's Swiss BPO platform
Finextra / Posted 7 days ago
The bank is now live on a comprehensive and pre-configured BPO solution from B-Source, based on the Avaloq Banking Suite. Following a short project time of only six months, the going live took place on 3 August 2015. The BIL group is Luxembourg’s... Read more
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Tax-News.com
Swiss Federal Council Opposes 'Protection Of Privacy' Initiative by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels27 August 2015 The Swiss Federal Counc
Swiss Federal Council Opposes 'Protection Of Privacy' Initiative
Tax-News.com / Posted 7 days ago
by Ulrika Lomas, Tax-News.com, Brussels27 August 2015 The Swiss Federal Council has recommended that Parliament reject the popular initiative "Yes to the protection of privacy" on the... Read more
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Deepika
Business News DetailClick here for detailed news of all itemsBlack money: Swiss govt rejects privac
Business News Detail
Deepika / Posted 7 days ago
Click here for detailed news of all itemsBlack money: Swiss govt rejects privacy in financial mattersGeneva/New Delhi: At a time when it is under global pressure, including from India, on black money menace, the Swiss government has rejected the... Read more
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Japan Today
New study of MBA applicants reveals aims and aspirations of future business leaders ‹ Japan TodayThe QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey 2015 is a global study based on 4,904 applic
New study of MBA applicants reveals aims and aspirations of future business leaders ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 7 days ago
The QS TopMBA.com Applicant Survey 2015 is a global study based on 4,904 applicants to business schools who registered for the QS World MBA Tour over the past year, which reveals the aspirations of the next generation of business leaders. Career... Read more
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Zero Hedge
1000s Of Political Figures Are Stashing Cash In Swiss Accounts, Foreign Ministry AdmitsIn spite of all the attention the nation has received in recent years, SCMP rep
1000s Of Political Figures Are Stashing Cash In Swiss Accounts, Foreign Ministry Admits
Zero Hedge / Posted 8 days ago
In spite of all the attention the nation has received in recent years, SCMP reports that thousands of so-called "politically exposed persons”, or PEPs - a category that includes heads of state and other top officials - hold Swiss bank accounts, a... Read more
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Swissinfo
Cabinet urges rejection of banking secrecy initiativeIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Cabinet urges rejection of banking secrecy initiative
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Finextra
Checkout.com expands online banking with Sofort payment optionSOFORT, a popular European payment method, is now available within Checkout.com
Checkout.com expands online banking with Sofort payment option
Finextra / Posted 8 days ago
SOFORT, a popular European payment method, is now available within Checkout.com’s Checkout platform. With one integration, Checkout.com merchants looking to sell in Europe can easily reach up to 18 million additional customers in 13 countries:... Read more
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Swissinfo
Barclays Pressing Swiss Private Bankers to Double Client Assets(Bloomberg) -- The new head of Barclays Plc’s Swiss unit is pushing private ban
Barclays Pressing Swiss Private Bankers to Double Client Assets
Swissinfo / Posted 8 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The new head of Barclays Plc’s Swiss unit is pushing private bankers in Geneva and Zurich to double client assets in four years as international competitors exit the world’s largest hub for offshore wealth. James Buchanan-Michaelson,... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders$1.8-B stolen by Marcos, et al returned BERNE - Switzerland expects to adopt a
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
$1.8-B stolen by Marcos, et al returned BERNE - Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year that will speed restitution of illicit funds stashed in the Alpine country, where thousands of 'politically exposed persons' are believed... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leadersfunds stashed by erstwhile leaders Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassad
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
funds stashed by erstwhile leaders Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassador and Legal Adviser at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Valentin Zellweger said Switzerland biggest private offshore banking centre in the world. – Reuters pic, August 25,... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
'Thousands' of political heavyweights hold Swiss accounts: officialBERN - Thousands of so-called ''politically exposed persons'', or PEPs -- a cat
'Thousands' of political heavyweights hold Swiss accounts: official
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted 9 days ago
BERN - Thousands of so-called ''politically exposed persons'', or PEPs -- a category that includes heads of state and other top officials -- hold Swiss bank accounts, a Swiss foreign ministry official said Monday. Swiss authorities estimate that... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Why Government Hates CashSubmitted by Joseph Salerno via The Mises Institute, In April it was announced
Why Government Hates Cash
Zero Hedge / Posted 9 days ago
Submitted by Joseph Salerno via The Mises Institute, In April it was announced that Greece was imposing a surcharge for all cash withdrawals from bank accounts to deter citizens from clearing out their accounts. So now the Greeks will have to pay... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leadersfunds stashed by erstwhile leaders Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassad
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 9 days ago
funds stashed by erstwhile leaders Published: 25 August 2015 7:13 AM Ambassador and Legal Adviser at the Swiss Foreign Ministry Valentin Zellweger said Switzerland biggest private offshore banking centre in the world. – Reuters pic, August 25,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Thousands' of political heavyweights hold Swiss accounts: officialaccounts: official2015-08-24 21:51 Bern - Thousands of so-called "politically
'Thousands' of political heavyweights hold Swiss accounts: official
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
accounts: official2015-08-24 21:51 Bern - Thousands of so-called "politically exposed persons", or PEPs - a category that includes heads of state and other top officials - hold Swiss bank accounts, a Swiss foreign ministry official said on... Read more
10d
Channel NewsAsia
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leadersBERNE: Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year that will
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 10 days ago
BERNE: Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year that will speed restitution of illicit funds stashed in the Alpine country, where thousands of 'politically exposed persons' are believed to hold bank accounts, a top Swiss official... Read more
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The Star
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leadersBERNE (Reuters) - Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year
Swiss law aims to return foreign funds stashed by erstwhile leaders
The Star / Posted 10 days ago
BERNE (Reuters) - Switzerland expects to adopt a new law by the end of the year that will speed restitution of illicit funds stashed in the Alpine country, where thousands of 'politically exposed persons' are believed to hold bank accounts, a top... Read more
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Swissinfo
Swiss bank fines dwarfed by US/British peersIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Swiss bank fines dwarfed by US/British peers
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
It is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on the website of the party requesting the content or the website of a third party. The framing of content from SWI swissinfo.ch is only allowed if it is unchanged, without... Read more
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Independent
Swiss army completes 31-day mission to save thirsty cowsThe military launched a huge rescue operation after a period of extremely hot w
Swiss army completes 31-day mission to save thirsty cows
Independent / Posted 11 days ago
The military launched a huge rescue operation after a period of extremely hot weather put 200,000 cows in remote mountain meadows at risk of dehydration. Four Super Puma helicopters and 120 military personnel airlifted 1,840 tons of water from lakes... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Picking Apart One of the Biggest Lies in American Politics: "Free Trade"In 1992, Ross Perot won almost 20% of the entire presidential vote on the singl
Picking Apart One of the Biggest Lies in American Politics: "Free Trade"
Naked Capitalism / Posted 12 days ago
In 1992, Ross Perot won almost 20% of the entire presidential vote on the single issue of stopping so-called “free trade.” Today, several presidential candidates are gaining huge traction with similar opposition to NAFTA, CAFTA, and the upcoming... Read more
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Sarawak Report
Swiss Launch Money Laundering Investigation Into 1MDB - EXCLUSIVE!21 Aug 2015 Checking irregularities at 1MDB- confirmed. Le Temps, one of Swit
Swiss Launch Money Laundering Investigation Into 1MDB - EXCLUSIVE!
Sarawak Report / Posted 13 days ago
21 Aug 2015 Checking irregularities at 1MDB- confirmed. Le Temps, one of Switzerland’s premiere newspapers, has tonight (Friday) received confirmation from the Attorney General’s... Read more
13d
Market Watch
Emerging-market currencies fall on China concernsTOKYO--Emerging-market currencies fell on Friday amid growing concerns over Chi
Emerging-market currencies fall on China concerns
Market Watch / Posted 13 days ago
TOKYO--Emerging-market currencies fell on Friday amid growing concerns over China's economic slowdown. As bets for emerging-market currencies have been built on the selling of the euro or the yen, these developed-market currencies rose as those... Read more
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Zero Hedge
10 Things Every Economist Should Know About The Gold StandardSubmitted by George Selgin via Alt-M.org, At the risk of sounding like a broke
10 Things Every Economist Should Know About The Gold Standard
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
Submitted by George Selgin via Alt-M.org, At the risk of sounding like a broken record (well, OK–at the risk of continuing to sound like a broken record), I'd like to say a bit more about economists' tendency to get their monetary history wrong. In... Read more
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Food Business Review
Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery to expand production capacity, create new jobs Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery is planning to expand its production process with n
Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery to expand production capacity, create new jobs
Food Business Review / Posted 15 days ago
Mrs Tilly’s Confectionery is planning to expand its production process with new equipment, while creating close to 16 new jobs. The proposed expansion is being backed by a... Read more
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