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2014/07/24 00:05
2014/07/24 00:05
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Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has warned Australia's decision to abandon carbon pricing puts it at risk of being isolated on the world stage. Mr Shorten made his case for emissions trading during a...
2014/07/24 00:05
2014/07/24 00:05
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2014/07/23 22:49
2014/07/23 22:49
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PETALING JAYA: The Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) is being pursued as a “collective effort” by its 12 member nations and is not dominated by the United States alone, according to US trade...
2014/07/22 21:46
2014/07/22 21:46
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Polls suggest the May election remains in the balance, with the Labor opposition leading the Conservatives by about 3 percentage points. Investors see risks, whichever party rules. If the...
2014/07/22 04:25
2014/07/22 04:25
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Up in arms: Barack Obama’s campaign to raise the federal minimum wage failed in the face of Republican opposition Last year, Monique Moshier, the owner of the Happy Cook, a small, upscale cookware...
2014/07/21 18:43
2014/07/21 18:43
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Obtaining approvals for land-use change is a major source of corruption. The government must, therefore, legislate to automatically allow non-irrigated agricultural land to be used for industrial...
2014/07/21 11:16
2014/07/21 11:16
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As the Securities and Exchange Commission worked overtime to finish the Volcker Rule last year, a new arrival warned her colleagues they were botching one of the key parts of the new U.S regulatory...
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2014/07/20 21:43
2014/07/20 21:43
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We ignore public institutions – a manifest binding constraint – because the issues they raise are too complex to be addressed here. With that caveat, we would assert that capital is not the binding...
2014/07/19 01:49
2014/07/19 01:49
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite levying six rounds of increasingly tough economic sanctions against Russia for its actions in Ukraine, President Barack Obama has left two rich targets untouched:...
2014/07/18 23:46
2014/07/18 23:46
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BRUSSELS — Visions of chlorine-drenched chickens and the prospect of genetically modified "Frankenfood" invading dinner tables across the European Union are proving serious impediments to the signing...
2014/07/18 18:10
2014/07/18 18:10
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A protestor at Peace Arch Park opposes the U.S.-led Trans Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP), which has been called "NAFTA on steroids." (Photo: flickr/cc/Caelie_Frampton)In an effort to defend NAFTA...
2014/07/18 00:09
2014/07/18 00:09
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As most people already know, a senior salesman’s fancy patter and flashy packaging to encourage the sale of sovereign debt bonds under the Goldman Sachs flag (and thus yield an attractive commission)...
2014/07/17 14:06
2014/07/17 14:06
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Last week, Standard & Poor’s issued a short report about Boeing. “Boeing Co. Faces Long-Term Credit Risks If The U.S. Export-Import Bank Isn’t Reauthorized,” read the alarming heading. In dollar...
2014/07/16 08:06
2014/07/16 08:06
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The record fine imposed on France’s largest bank over transactions in U.S. dollars revived European complaints about the greenback’s pre-eminence in global finance. History shows calls to supplant the...
2014/07/14 14:33
2014/07/14 14:33
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Side effectsAmerican drug companies don’t want to pay US taxes—but they want global customers to pay US drug prices Pfizer CEO Ian Read isn't moving to London anytime soon. Reuters/Adam...
2014/07/13 11:40
2014/07/13 11:40
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Congress' Latest Death Match Involves A Bank You've Never Heard Of It sits in an imposing building just across Lafayette Square from the White House. Yet the Export-Import Bank, which has been...
2014/07/12 16:43
2014/07/12 16:43
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The strategic vision underlying the 2014 Budget speech - of an India that needs to grow rapidly and create opportunities for all - deserves the highest of grades. The substance, or the policy actions,...
2014/07/11 06:16
2014/07/11 06:16
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President Barack Obama’s administration lavished praise on its partnership with Germany while sidestepping specifics of espionage allegations that led to the expulsion of the top American intelligence...
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2014/07/08 06:35
2014/07/08 06:35
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New York and Tokyo - The world’s major central banks are returning to a more opaque and artful approach to policymaking, ending a crisis-era experiment with explicit promises that they have found...
2014/07/07 19:49
2014/07/07 19:49
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The U.S. Treasury is expected to put pressure on China over recent weakness in its currency during high-level meetings in Beijing this week. Before leaving for the Beijing talks, Treasury Secretary...
2014/07/07 08:26
2014/07/07 08:26
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They say that the inspection program is a trade barrier erected under the guise of a food safety measure and that it violates the United States� obligations under World Trade Organisation...
2014/07/24 00:05
2014/07/24 00:05
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