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NBC Connecticut
Officials Address Delays in Chip Card RolloutSolutions and American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research, alongsid
Officials Address Delays in Chip Card Rollout
NBC Connecticut / Posted 2 hours ago
Solutions and American Consumer Institute Center for Citizen Research, alongside White House adviser Camille Fischer of the National Economic Council. All parties agreed that both consumers and retailers have expressed concerns amid the... Read more
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New Kerala
Bangladesh approves China-financed rail project - newkerala.com #58534project with a cost of 349.88 billion taka ($4.47 billion) was approved at a me
Bangladesh approves China-financed rail project - newkerala.com #58534
New Kerala / Posted 4 hours ago
project with a cost of 349.88 billion taka ($4.47 billion) was approved at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the National Economic Council chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday, Xinhua reported. Planning Minister AHM Mustafa... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Andrew Ross Sorkin Helps Obama Airbrush His "Economic Legacy" with Obsequious Exclusive Interview in the New York Timesbe seductive, but that’s the devil that wants your soul. “TARP was Paid Back”
Andrew Ross Sorkin Helps Obama Airbrush His "Economic Legacy" with Obsequious Exclusive Interview in the New York Times
Naked Capitalism / Posted yesterday
be seductive, but that’s the devil that wants your soul. “TARP was Paid Back” Gene Sperling, the former director of the National Economic Council who spent hours inside the Oval Office debating and devising the president’s economic strategy,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Achieving Sustainable Resource Flows By Statesloan payments from their monthly allocations in order to allow them pay workers
Achieving Sustainable Resource Flows By States
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
loan payments from their monthly allocations in order to allow them pay workers' salaries. Rising from the meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC), the Federal Government said its decision was premised on the reality that the states did not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Return of DarknessPresident Muhammadu Buhari expressed misgivings over the privatisation of the p
The Return of Darkness
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed misgivings over the privatisation of the power sector in the country during a recent National Economic Council meeting, saying that the process was more profit oriented than a thing of public interest. In the... Read more
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TheStreet.com
Clinton or Trump? For this investment opportunity, it doesn't matter who wins2020 to get the country's bridges, roads, sewer systems and other infrastructur
Clinton or Trump? For this investment opportunity, it doesn't matter who wins
TheStreet.com / Posted 3 days ago
2020 to get the country's bridges, roads, sewer systems and other infrastructure up to standard. President Barack Obama's National Economic Council recently reported that 65% of America's major roads are rated in less than good condition, one in... Read more
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Variety
The 36 Biggest Names at the White House Correspondents’ DinnerCBS News Runs the military. In Hollywood speak, the kind of part the late Fred
The 36 Biggest Names at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
CBS News Runs the military. In Hollywood speak, the kind of part the late Fred Thompson would have played. Head of the National Economic Council, advisor to the president on economic policy. Salvaged the botched roll out HealthCare.gov. Would... Read more
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International Business Times
Digital Currency Group adds powerhouse of new investors as Senior Advisors. Dr. Summers served as the 71st Secretary of the Treasury fo
Digital Currency Group adds powerhouse of new investors
International Business Times / Posted 5 days ago
as Senior Advisors. Dr. Summers served as the 71st Secretary of the Treasury for President Clinton and the Director of the National Economic Council for President Obama. Dr. Summers is currently the Charles W. Eliot University Professor and... Read more
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Mashable
Google's unusually close relationship with the White House raises lots of questionsinterest in virtually every aspect of public policy. Since 2009, Google has me
Google's unusually close relationship with the White House raises lots of questions
Mashable / Posted 8 days ago
interest in virtually every aspect of public policy. Since 2009, Google has met with all three of Obama’s directors of the National Economic Council (Larry Summers, Gene Sperling, and Jeffrey Zients), one chair of the Council of Economic Advisers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
APC Change Programme - the Slogan and the RealityAPC is now just struggling to give it a content. The NATION's Forum on the Econ
APC Change Programme - the Slogan and the Reality
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
APC is now just struggling to give it a content. The NATION's Forum on the Economy, coming only about two weeks after the National Economic Council, NEC, held a retreat to craft an economic programme for the Federal Government is instructive in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
States' Debt Repayment Deferral Not Bail-Out, Says Finance Ministershould not be mistaken for a bail-out. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursda
States' Debt Repayment Deferral Not Bail-Out, Says Finance Minister
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
should not be mistaken for a bail-out. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday announced during the 66th meeting of the National Economic Council, NEC in Abuja that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the suspension of the deductions from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bond Yields Rise On Tight Market Liquidityloans so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Adeosun, who made the a
Bond Yields Rise On Tight Market Liquidity
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
loans so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Adeosun, who made the announcement at the end of a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) had said the decision to stop the deductions was informed by the fact that states do not have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Allays Fears of State Bond Holders, to Bear Repayment Burden of Some Statesloans so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Adeosun, who made the a
FG Allays Fears of State Bond Holders, to Bear Repayment Burden of Some States
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
loans so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Adeosun, who made the announcement at the end of a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) had said the decision to stop the deductions was informed by the fact that states do not have... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Salaries - Govt Gives States One-Month Moratoriumpay workers' salaries. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed th
Salaries - Govt Gives States One-Month Moratorium
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
pay workers' salaries. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this to State House correspondents after the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday. She said this was not a bail-out,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No Second Bailout for States As FG Defers Loan Deductions From States' Allocationsby the states so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Briefing journa
No Second Bailout for States As FG Defers Loan Deductions From States' Allocations
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
by the states so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Briefing journalists at the end of a meeting of the National Economic Council held at the State House in Abuja, she said that the decision to stop the deduction was informed by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bailout Deductions - Buhari Gives States One-Month Breakof the states on continuous basis. The Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, disclos
Bailout Deductions - Buhari Gives States One-Month Break
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
of the states on continuous basis. The Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, disclosed this at Thursday's meeting of the National Economic Council in Abuja, a report of the meeting made available by the Office of the Vice President, Yemi... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG Defers N10.9 Billion Loan Repayment By Stateloans so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Briefing journalists ye
FG Defers N10.9 Billion Loan Repayment By State
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
loans so as to allow them pay their workers' salaries. Briefing journalists yesterday at the end of a meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) which held at the State House in Abuja, Adeosun said that the decision to stop the deductions... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
White House Call for Set-Top Competition Strikes Nervesgadget," wrote Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and
White House Call for Set-Top Competition Strikes Nerves
E-Commerce Times / Posted 13 days ago
gadget," wrote Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Jeffrey Zients, director of the National Economic Council. The real issue is that the set-top box "is becoming less of a point of interconnection for video... Read more
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Newsmax
Ex-Harvard Head Larry Summers Suggests School Curb Endowment Payouton increased spending on infrastructure. Summers resigned as president of Harv
Ex-Harvard Head Larry Summers Suggests School Curb Endowment Payout
Newsmax / Posted 13 days ago
on increased spending on infrastructure. Summers resigned as president of Harvard in 2006 after a tumultuous five years in the job. He served as director of the White House National Economic Council under President Barack Obama from 2009 t... Read more
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CNBC
Corporate tax reform with a catch: Hillary advisorSperling, who served as director of the National Economic Council during the Ob
Corporate tax reform with a catch: Hillary advisor
CNBC / Posted 14 days ago
Sperling, who served as director of the National Economic Council during the Obama and Clinton administrations, said Hillary Clinton is the only candidate with "tangible" solutions to spur economic growth. "There are a lot of people diagnosing... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar railway cost overruns by Tk 162 billion, deadline extended to 2022A meeting of the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC), chai
Chittagong-Cox’s Bazar railway cost overruns by Tk 162 billion, deadline extended to 2022
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 days ago
A meeting of the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC), chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, approved the revised proposal on Tuesday, Planning Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said. He said the railway project to connect Dohajari... Read more
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Boston Globe
Ex-Harvard head Summers suggests school curb endowment payouton increased spending on infrastructure. Summers resigned as president of Harv
Ex-Harvard head Summers suggests school curb endowment payout
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
on increased spending on infrastructure. Summers resigned as president of Harvard in 2006 after a tumultuous five years in the job. He served as director of the White House National Economic Council under President Barack Obama from 2009 t... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Towards Achieving Buhari's 10,000 Megawatt TargetAt a two-day retreat of the National Economic Council, President Muhammadu Buha
Towards Achieving Buhari's 10,000 Megawatt Target
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
At a two-day retreat of the National Economic Council, President Muhammadu Buhari noted that Nigeria's privatised public power system had continued to fail despite the promises that followed its reformation. He consequently set a 10,000 megawatts... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mr. President - Fiscal Federalism Will End Nigeria's Economic WoesRecently the National Economic Council after its retreat came out with the prop
Mr. President - Fiscal Federalism Will End Nigeria's Economic Woes
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
Recently the National Economic Council after its retreat came out with the proposal for the Federal Government to cooperate with state governments in a bid to achieve far-reaching economic goals for the country. In a normal environment where... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Obama backs set-top box shiftcalling it a giveaway to wealthy tech companies. In a blog post, Furman and Je
Obama backs set-top box shift
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
calling it a giveaway to wealthy tech companies. In a blog post, Furman and Jeffrey D. Zients, the director of the National Economic Council, called the set-top box rule the "mascot" for Obama's new pro-competition executive order. They... Read more
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Orange County Register
Obama presses for open market for cable set-top boxescalling it a giveaway to wealthy tech companies. In a blog post, Furman and Je
Obama presses for open market for cable set-top boxes
Orange County Register / Posted 18 days ago
calling it a giveaway to wealthy tech companies. In a blog post, Furman and Jeffrey D. Zients, the director of the National Economic Council, called the set-top box rule the “mascot” for Obama’s new pro-competition executive order. They... Read more
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The Verge
White House calls on the FCC to shake up the cable box businessset-top boxes this way. The blog's authors, chairman of the Council of Economic
White House calls on the FCC to shake up the cable box business
The Verge / Posted 18 days ago
set-top boxes this way. The blog's authors, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers Jason Furman and director of the National Economic Council Jeffrey Zients, compare the situation to the early 1980s, when phone companies had a monopoly on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016 Budget - for Executive and Legislature, the Gloves Are Offstrategic implementation plans of the government which was disclosed by the min
2016 Budget - for Executive and Legislature, the Gloves Are Off
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
strategic implementation plans of the government which was disclosed by the minister of Budget and National Planning at The National Economic Council retreat in March 2016, in the presence of state governors." The statement added that it was the... Read more
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IMF
Spring Meetings 2016: Political Economy of Structural Reformsproprietary data and other tools to support the government. She served in the W
Spring Meetings 2016: Political Economy of Structural Reforms
IMF / Posted 19 days ago
proprietary data and other tools to support the government. She served in the White House as Deputy Director of the National Economic Council and Deputy Assistant to the President on Economic Policy from 2009-2011. A graduate of Wesleyan... Read more
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Newsmax
Lawrence Lindsey: Americans Angered by 'Arrogance and Incompetence' of Ruling Classincompetence, arrogance and incompetence is enough to make anyone angry,” said
Lawrence Lindsey: Americans Angered by 'Arrogance and Incompetence' of Ruling Class
Newsmax / Posted 20 days ago
incompetence, arrogance and incompetence is enough to make anyone angry,” said Lindsey, who also served as director of the National Economic Council for President George W. Bush “So I get why people are angry. What I try and talk about in the book... Read more
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IMF
Spring Meetings 2016: Getting Down to Business: Women, Work, and the Global Economyserved in the Clinton Administration as the Chair of the Council of Economic Ad
Spring Meetings 2016: Getting Down to Business: Women, Work, and the Global Economy
IMF / Posted 20 days ago
served in the Clinton Administration as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (1993-1995) and as Director of the National Economic Council (1995 – 1996). She is a member of the Board of Directors of Morgan Stanley, AT&T, CBRE Group Inc.... Read more
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People Magazine
Donald Trump Will Leave This Year's White House Correspondents' Dinner to Kendall Jenner Despite Invites 'By Every Single Group of Media Available to Mankind'Stamberg, actor, The Affair, and a DC native (he's the son of NPR's Susan Stamb
Donald Trump Will Leave This Year's White House Correspondents' Dinner to Kendall Jenner Despite Invites 'By Every Single Group of Media Available to Mankind'
People Magazine / Posted 20 days ago
Stamberg, actor, The Affair, and a DC native (he's the son of NPR's Susan Stamberg) Gene Sperling, former director of the National Economic Council and assistant to the president for economic policy Jeff Zients, director of the National Economic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'GCCI Makes Good Progress in Achieving Set Goals'this to the highest level." The GCCI president said further that the Office of
'GCCI Makes Good Progress in Achieving Set Goals'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
this to the highest level." The GCCI president said further that the Office of the President further appointed National Economic Council to be chaired by Ministry of Trade, Industry and Employment (MOTIE), which they hope "can be... Read more
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Market Watch
Our crumbling infrastructure is hurting U.S. competitivenessextra distribution centers because they can’t rely on goods getting where they
Our crumbling infrastructure is hurting U.S. competitiveness
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
extra distribution centers because they can’t rely on goods getting where they need to be on time, according to a report by National Economic Council and the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. One reason: The U.S. is investing half of what... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Rules Out Including Calabar-Lagos Rail Project in BudgetStrategic Implementation Plan of the government which was disclosed by the Mini
Senate Rules Out Including Calabar-Lagos Rail Project in Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Strategic Implementation Plan of the government which was disclosed by the Minister of Budget and National Planning at the National Economic Council (NEC) retreat in March 2016, in the presence of state governors. They were also mentioned by the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calabar-Lagos Rail Line - We Won't Revisit Project, Senate Tells Buhari As FG Defends AmaechiStrategic Implementation Plan of the government which was disclosed by the Mini
Calabar-Lagos Rail Line - We Won't Revisit Project, Senate Tells Buhari As FG Defends Amaechi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Strategic Implementation Plan of the government which was disclosed by the Minister of Budget and National Planning at the National Economic Council Retreat in March 2016, in the presence of state governors. "They were also mentioned by the Vice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calabar-Lagos Rail - FG Defends Ameachi, Insists Project Was Captured in 2016 BudgetStrategic Implementation Plan of the government which was disclosed by the Mini
Calabar-Lagos Rail - FG Defends Ameachi, Insists Project Was Captured in 2016 Budget
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
Strategic Implementation Plan of the government which was disclosed by the Minister of Budget and National Planning at the National Economic Council Retreat in March 2016, in the presence of state governors. They were also mentioned by the Vice... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos-Calabar Project in Corrected Version of Budget, FG Clarifiesstrategic implementation plan of the government which was disclosed by the mini
Lagos-Calabar Project in Corrected Version of Budget, FG Clarifies
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
strategic implementation plan of the government which was disclosed by the minister of Budget and National Planning at The National Economic Council retreat in March 2016, in the presence of state governors." The statement added that it was the... Read more
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Newsmax
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker RuleAARP and other consumer groups to invite them to a “closed press and off the re
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rule
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
AARP and other consumer groups to invite them to a “closed press and off the record” session with senior officials from the National Economic Council and Labor. The plan, an e-mail said, was to discuss “campaign efforts.” The biggest of those came... Read more
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Newsmax
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker RuleAARP and other consumer groups to invite them to a “closed press and off the re
AARP Helped Obama Thwart Wall Street on Tougher Broker Rule
Newsmax / Posted 21 days ago
AARP and other consumer groups to invite them to a “closed press and off the record” session with senior officials from the National Economic Council and Labor. The plan, an e-mail said, was to discuss “campaign efforts.” The biggest of those came... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Beyond the Economic Blame Gameof Relief, Recovery, and Reform. Since then, ministerial appointments have bee
Beyond the Economic Blame Game
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
of Relief, Recovery, and Reform. Since then, ministerial appointments have been made, a ministerial retreat held, and a National Economic Council Summit held recently. Yet, the lack of economic direction, leadership and coherent team is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Buhari and Tinubu's Blindspotwith a ministerial appointment? Ever a man of peace, President Jonathan tried
President Buhari and Tinubu's Blindspot
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
with a ministerial appointment? Ever a man of peace, President Jonathan tried reasoning with the governors and called a National Economic Council meeting and even brought the unfolding matter to the attention of the National Council of State of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana Threatens to Sue Govt for Plans to Borrow U.S.$5.5 Billion$1.8 billion from the Federation Account. (m) Rising from its monthly meeting
Falana Threatens to Sue Govt for Plans to Borrow U.S.$5.5 Billion
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 days ago
$1.8 billion from the Federation Account. (m) Rising from its monthly meeting at Abuja on September 17, 2015 the National Economic Council accused the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) of failing to remit N3.8 trillion to the... Read more
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Breitbart
Larry Summers: Trump an ‘American Demagogue… Profoundly Dangerous’so much support is I think a measure of the fact that there are very serious an
Larry Summers: Trump an ‘American Demagogue… Profoundly Dangerous’
Breitbart / Posted 25 days ago
so much support is I think a measure of the fact that there are very serious and unaddressed concerns in our society.” NOTE: Summers served as Treasury secretary for President Clinton, director of National Economic Council for Presid... Read more
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Business Insurance
U.S. weakens retirement advice rule, responding to industryobvious — and it’s pretty obviously the right thing to do — it’s because it is,
U.S. weakens retirement advice rule, responding to industry
Business Insurance / Posted 26 days ago
obvious — and it’s pretty obviously the right thing to do — it’s because it is,” Jeff Zients, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, said in a call with reporters. Although the final rule did include the best-interest provision,... Read more
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The Morning Call
Obama moves to agitate big businessofficials said Wednesday they reflected the administration's long-standing inte
Obama moves to agitate big business
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
officials said Wednesday they reflected the administration's long-standing interest in bolstering the middle class. National Economic Council director Jeff Zients said the president's action "occurred in the face of immense opposition by the... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Obama moves to agitate big businessofficials said Wednesday they reflected the administration's long-standing inte
Obama moves to agitate big business
Baltimore Sun / Posted 26 days ago
officials said Wednesday they reflected the administration's long-standing interest in bolstering the middle class. National Economic Council director Jeff Zients said the president's action "occurred in the face of immense opposition by the... Read more
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Newsmax
Obama Weakens Retirement Advice Rule, Caving to Industry Pressureobvious – and it's pretty obviously the right thing to do – it's because it is,
Obama Weakens Retirement Advice Rule, Caving to Industry Pressure
Newsmax / Posted 26 days ago
obvious – and it's pretty obviously the right thing to do – it's because it is," Jeff Zients, director of the White House's National Economic Council, said in a call with reporters. Although the final rule did include the best-interest provision,... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Brokers upended by new tough rules for retirement advisersa call with reporters. "It is the law."Potential lawsuit With a lawsuit challe
Brokers upended by new tough rules for retirement advisers
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 27 days ago
a call with reporters. "It is the law."Potential lawsuit With a lawsuit challenging the rules almost inevitable, Perez and National Economic Council chief Jeff Zients stressed that the administration took into account "extensive feedback" from the... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Government switching to Chinese funds from ADB for Dohazari-Ghumdhum rail projectthe construction of the rail line which will be linked to the Trans-Asian Railw
Government switching to Chinese funds from ADB for Dohazari-Ghumdhum rail project
Bdnews24.com / Posted 27 days ago
the construction of the rail line which will be linked to the Trans-Asian Railway Corridor. The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council (ECNEC) gave the go-ahead to the project in 2010 but the lending agency’s imposition of different... Read more
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