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The Next Phase of China’s Financial Deepening by Andrew Sheng and Xiao Geng - Project Syndicate

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project-syndicate.org - HONG KONG – The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) has reduced official interest rates for the first time in more than two years, cutting the one-year lending rate by 0.4 percentage points, to 5.6%, and...

OPEC Targets Unchanged. Look Out Below - MoneyBeat - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - Oil prices had slumped a third in dollar terms from this summer’s highs. All eyes were on how OPEC, the cartel of oil producing nations accounting for around 40% of the world’s output, might respon...

A Smart Way to Include International Stocks in Your Portfolio - Total Return - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - Last week, Jason Zweig made a persuasive case for going global.  Valuations are indeed attractive, but there is yet another argument to be made in favor of including international stocks in a portf...

About WFP | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide

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wfp.org - In emergencies, we get food to where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After the cause of an emergency has passed, we use food to help communit...

BBC News - Opec keeps oil output at current rate

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bbc.co.uk - Members of the world's 12 largest oil producing nations agreed to keep oil production at current levels. The oil price has fallen steadily this year, bringing relief to oil-hungry nations but putti...

Yuan Trade Surge Shows Hong Kong’s Role Intact, HKMA’s Chan Says - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - Hong Kong’s status as the world’s largest offshore yuan hub is intact as its trade settlement and lending in the Chinese currency climb, according to Hong Kong Monetary Authority Chief Executive No...

EU unveils giant $392B jobs plan

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cnbc.com - The package aims to boost jobs and growth through major infrastructure investment projects supported by a complex network of private and public funding. A small part of the funding will come from t...

NetAppVoice: The Work Revolution (And How You're Part Of It) - Forbes

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forbes.com - When you needed to fill a position in your organization you hired someone who could do the job. Then they signed a contract—they agreed to give you a specified number of hours of their life and in ...

Learning New Things Means Getting Up From Your Desk

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hbr.org - You are now looking at a computer screen, consuming data. That’s what all of us are doing these days, for more and more of our time, it seems. And as we have become completely inundated by data, ma...

Royal Mail stake will not be sold off, vows Vince Cable | Business

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theguardian.com - The government has ruled out selling off its remaining 30% stake in Royal Mail before next year’s general election. Vince Cable, the business secretary, said the government would retain the minorit...

Laughing Hacker Who Hit Sony, FBI Now Seeks Legal Lols - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - Ryan Ackroyd fiddled nervously with the microphone clipped to his shirt as about 200 fellow students crowded into an auditorium at Sheffield Hallam University. “This is the first lecture I’ve ever ...

ING cuts 1,700 jobs as part of digital push

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cnbc.com - ING, the largest Dutch bank, said on Tuesday it would scrap 1,700 jobs over the next three years as part of an online banking push and would book a provision of 320 million euros ($397.66 million) ...

Bob Diamond on investing in African banks - FT Business - Companies & Management Video - FT.com

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video.ft.com - Share via twitter Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via google+ Bob Diamond on investing in African banks Nov 27, 2014 : Bob Diamond, former Barclays chief executive, is now investing in ...

Black Friday shopping is not just a U.S. sport - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- Funmi Adeyemi has been saving all year for Black Friday. Since October, she’s been surfing U.S. websites and has picked out $300 worth of merchandise, including Ralph Laur...

Meet The Woman Who Is Building Digital Schools And Wants To Put Herself Out Of Business - Forbes

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forbes.com - “Katrin Macmillan is digitally democratizing education, she recently spoke about it at SXSW and she’s one of the most aspiring female social entrepreneurs I have ever met.” That’s how I was introdu...

Oil plunges to four-year low after OPEC declines output cut.

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slate.com - Oil prices kept plunging Thursday after OPEC countries decided to keep production unchanged despite the more than 30 percent drop in crude prices since June. OPEC decided to hold on to its collecti...

Carrick on money: They sold their house for 52.5 times what they paid - The Globe and Mail

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theglobeandmail.com - Last updated Wednesday, Nov. 26 2014, 12:00 PM EST The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick. They sol...

Tiger Global Raises $2.5 Billion For New Deals

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techcrunch.com - Investment firm Tiger Global has been hunting down deals all year, and now it has a lot more cash to run down new prey. According to an SEC filing, the firm closed $2.5 billion in new funding, that...

GlaxoSmithKline fires executive who raised race complaint in South Africa: Bloomberg

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reuters.com - (Reuters) - Britain's biggest drugmaker, GlaxoSmithKline Plc, fired an executive from its South African unit for refusing to appear for a performance review, which was called a week after he compla...

U.S.-Backed Mortgages Put to Test in an Innovative Lawsuit - NYTimes.com

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dealbook.nytimes.com - When Hayward Ferrell of Huber Heights, Ohio, fell behind on his mortgage payments several years ago, his bank did not meet with him to try to work out a plan to make the loan easier to pay, he says...

Kuroda’s Easing ‘Incomprehensible’ to Ex-BOJ Chief Economist - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has tied the Bank of Japan’s hands with a delay in a sales-tax increase that’s hurt confidence in the nation’s finances, a former chief economist at the central bank said....

Oil falls for 4th day on fading hopes for OPEC cuts

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cnbc.com - Read MorePre-OPEC Saudi, Russia oil meet fails to agree output cut OPEC Gulf oil producers will not propose an output cut at its meeting on Thursday, reducing the likelihood of joint action by OPEC...

Duen Krittika’s story on Share 1 lesson you've learned recently

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Early Shoppers Queue Up, and Analysts See Some Stellar Deals - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - Work crews were still cleaning up confetti from the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade when the lines began forming outside the storefronts in Herald Square. Some shoppers were there for the sales, sta...

Oil prices tumble after OPEC refrains from cuts

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reuters.com - TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices, oil-related shares and oil-linked currencies all tumbled in Asia on Friday, in the wake of OPEC's decision to refrain from cutting output despite a huge oversupply. U....

OPEC Policy Ensures U.S. Shale Crash, Russian Tycoon Says - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - OPEC policy on crude production will ensure a crash in the U.S. shale industry, a Russian oil tycoon said. The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries kept output targets unchanged at a meeti...

Warning! Don't fall into bear traps: Tom Lee

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cnbc.com - Market strategist Tom Lee had a warning for investors Wednesday: Don't get caught up in any weak economic data, because the U.S. economy is still moving in the right direction. "I think everybody w...

Oil sinks below $68 as OPEC keeps output target unchanged - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - Crude oil prices sink to a four-and-a-half year low on Thursday, on news that OPEC has kept its production levels unchanged. See full story. Phil van Doorn presents this year’s biggest losers in si...

China's official PMI seen edging down to 50.6 in November

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reuters.com - BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's manufacturing sector likely slowed slightly in November as demand remained sluggish, a Reuters poll showed. The median forecast from 12 economists in the poll ...

How have world shocks affected the UK economy? - Forum:Blog Forum:Blog

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voxeu.org - The importance of world shocks for the UK economy is well illustrated by the period since 2007. Over that time, world shocks such as the stresses in global financial markets over 2007–09, the steep...

5 Things to Know About the Economy at Thanksgiving - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - Millennials get a bad rap as entitled and lazy. And yet, the generation, defined as those born between 1980 and 2000, face unique challenges as they graduate college, get their first jobs, find a p...

It's time to get over your fear of the Nasdaq - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - Once you ignore the relentless din of the fashionable "doom and gloom" crowd, you'll realize that the U.S. stock market is actually having a solid year. The S&P 500 has hit almost 40 new record hig...

Can OPEC Stymie the Oil Slide? - MoneyBeat - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - OPEC members are meeting in Vienna to decide production quotas for member states amid fast falling oil prices. Saudi Arabia, by far the biggest of OPEC’s producers, has already said it won’t push f...

After zero rates, Sweden ponders next steps to avoid deflation

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reuters.com - STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - What should a central bank do next when it already has zero interest rates and arguably still faces the threat of Japanese-style deflation? If it's the Swedish Riksbank, it sh...

The World's Most Reputable Cities, 2014 - Forbes

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forbes.com - What cities around the globe have the best all-around reputations? What does that even mean and why does it matter? The Reputation Institute, a global private consulting firm based in New York and ...

Senior UBS FX, Metals Traders Among 11 Said to Face Swiss Probe - Bloomberg

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bloomberg.com - UBS AG co-chief currency dealer Niall O’Riordan is one of 11 individuals the Swiss finance regulator has told are under investigation as part of its currency-rigging case, people with knowledge of ...

German bonds edge close to all-time highs - MarketWatch

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marketwatch.com - German government bonds continued to rally Thursday, edging close to all-time highs, spurred by indications that the European Central Bank may be on the cusp of announcing plans to buy sovereign bo...

Scotland: the Basque Country of the United Kingdom

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blogs.ft.com - Since Scots voted against independence on September 18 the Scottish National party has surged in opinion polls and appointed a new, popular leader; pro-independence journalists have launched a news...

Tim Harford — Article — Why a house-price bubble means trouble

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timharford.com - A housing boom is the economic equivalent of a tapeworm infection Buying a house is not just a big deal, it’s the biggest. Marriage and children may bring more happiness – or misery, if you’re unlu...

Stock Signaling Analytics - Analyst Actions, Stock Signals, Market Indicators

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stocksignaling.com - Thursday November 27 2014 07:00:06 AM posted by Admin World Stock Indices Average: +0.0838% Americas: +0.2848% Europe, Africa, Middle East: +0.0139% Asia Pacific: -0.0475% Thursday November 27 2014...

Chinese Women’s Chances of Busting the Glass Ceiling? 1 in 15, Report Finds - China Real Time Report - WSJ

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blogs.wsj.com - Promote more women. That’s one way to solve a gender parity gap and corporate talent woes in China, research and experts say. Chinese women are being hindered from advancing in their careers by cul...

A Well-Functioning Free Trade Area Would Create a More Prosperous South Asia

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worldbank.org - Who would benefit from more open trade? Consumers will likely enjoy greater choice, better quality, and lower prices with goods from neighboring countries. This could lower the cost of living for m...

Bank of England | Publications | News Releases | News Release - Target Two Point Zero results for 27 November 2014

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bankofengland.co.uk - ​ The fifteenth annual Target Two Point Zero – Bank of England and The Times Interest Rate Challenge is now underway, with 307 teams across the United Kingdom competing for the Challenge Trophy and...

Mexico’s Growth Problem by Dani Rodrik - Project Syndicate

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project-syndicate.org - PRINCETON – When Mexico’s then-President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and his American counterpart, Bill Clinton, signed the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) more than 20 years ago, the hop...

Top 10 Reasons to Give Thanks to Your Financial Advisor - Forbes

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forbes.com - As Thanksgiving approaches, you should give thanks for the very good advisors who serve their clients well. There are solid reasons to stay with these professionals in good times and bad, while (of...

GOLDEN HAMMER: $65M sunk into stalled memorial - Washington Times

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washingtontimes.com - A memorial planned to honor one of the great American leaders of the 20th century has instead become a monument to government waste. In 1999 Congress authorized building a Washington memorial to ho...

The Risk Pivot | Brookings Institution

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Big coal fakes social media campaign to pressure G20 » TckTckTck

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tcktcktck.org - With clean energy booming and the world increasingly acting to reduce carbon pollution, big coal is getting desperate. The world’s largest coal company, Peabody Energy, has seen its fortunes crash ...

The Science of Being Great by w D Wattles MP3 CD

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A copper bullion story

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ftalphaville.ft.com - Izabella Kaminska joined FT Alphaville in October 2008. Before that she worked as a producer at CNBC, a natural gas reporter at Platts and an associate editor of BP's internal magazine.

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Most advanced economies consider themselves market driven, however a Market Economy should be far beyond ideologies and political feuds into an Economics reflecting Market "Demand-to Supply"  Equilibrium
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