The World Resources Institute already estimates that a 438-per-cent increase in financing to $140-billion
annually from $26-billion will be needed just to achieve the current global goals. Economic growth will be vitally
important in meeting them.
You can either take those gyrations literally, or you can "look through" them,
hoping for a better idea of what's really happing in the economy. The advantage
of the first approach is that it's a lot more exciting. The disadvantage is that it
The British government imposed visa requirements on South African passport
holders in 2008 after concluding that our government could not adequately resolve
the lapses in passport securitisation.
As foreign affairs minister, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma bore th
The European Central Bank last week disappointed markets with a less aggressive than
expected easing package. The euro rallied hard against the dollar but gave back some gains after
ECB President Mario Draghisought to reassure markets.
"This is really a d
There are only 20 Star Bazaars, since the first one opened in 2004.
After years of slow expansion, Trent Hypermarkets Ltd, Tata Groups retail venture with
UKs Tesco Plc that operates Star Bazaar hypermarkets, is planning to expand its store
Veterans of Egypt's 2011 uprising now hanker, half-jokingly, for the good old days of
former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, where at least some small degree of political
dissent was tolerated.
Now, exactly five years after the Jan. 25 protests in Tahri
Good copy can still do wonders. Yet driven by the ad popularity of Instagram and
other image-driven platforms, brands are more visually oriented than ever.
In fact, Brand Networks saw ad impressions on the popular social network rise more
than 13-fold fro
Westerners visiting the capital often wonder how we managed to
pull off such ambitious projects during the heaviest sanction regime
in history, said Mohammad Reza Sabzalipour, Irans World Trade
Center representative. Well, we did it with the help of our C
Citigroup went the furthest this week with a major bullish call on the energy sector,
saying that oil could be the trade of the year. Citigroup sees near-term weakness as the
markets worry over additional supplies from Iran, but the 500,000 barrels per da
For much of last summer, prices traded in the region of $100 per barrel before tumbling, with the
price falls exacerbated after oil cartelOrganization of the Petroleum Exporting
Countries (OPEC) deciding to keep pumping oil to protect its market share aga
That article was based on Stiglitz's PhD thesis on economic inequality in the U.S., which has shaped much
of his academic work. His latest book is called Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy: An Agenda for
Growth and Shared Prosperity.
The dog days of summer have bit into manufacturing data in a sense, even though growth is still
The Institute for Supply Managements(ISM) August edition of the Manufacturing Report on
Business saw its PMI, the ISMs index to measure growth, fall 1.
The numbers don't lie. A Republican in the White House, no matter the nominee,
is a mathematical certainty-that's what two highly respected economic models
are saying this morning. These models have picked the winner in nearly every
presidential contest f
Activist investors David Einhorn and Carl Icahn have tried to
interfere with Cooks management, but he has stood his
ground. Hes also shown his steely side by axing Scott Forstall,
the former head of its iOS mobile operating system, over the
At a press conference in Palm Beach, Florida, Tuesday night, following projected GOP contest
wins, Donald Trump told the crowd, "This was an amazing evening - this was a great evening."
ABC News projects Trump won GOP primaries in Illinois, Florida and No
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The episode shows how quickly millions of dollars in bank debt can
evaporate when energy prices collapse. The lenders more than
doubled their loans to First Oil to 150 million pounds in the year
through April 2014, just weeks before the price of oil start
Foreigners, according to the report, have an overly sour view of Canada and are
steering clear of investing in our economy, and volatility in the stock market globally
is generally making people keep their money to themselves.
Interestingly, younger Canad
Big Food lobbyists would prefer the new dietary guidelines be vague, confusing
and non-factual and leave out all the guidance the scientists put in. Politicians
would also rather not lose the financial support from companies making or
supporting foods we
Tanzania and Ugandas leaders agreed to build a crude pipeline linking
their countries, connecting landlocked oilfields to the Indian Ocean,
Tanzanian President John Magufuli said.
The proposed link will cover 1,120 kilometers (700 miles) and its
Low Valuation A lot of investors like to think of themselves as value investors.
Unfortunately, most of these investors are assessing value ineffectively. Popular
metrics like the P/E ratio or even the PEG ratio are not very effective ways to
Thousands of minicab drivers who work freelance are also
believed to be earning below the minimum wage. On Tuesday
I worked from 10am to 11pm and took 80, said Yassen
Aslam, 35, a father of two from High Wycombe. The
government needs to put things in plac