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Volkswagen To Introduce German-style Work Councils Into The U.S.

By Bernie Woodall DETROIT (Reuters) – Volkswagen AG <VOWG_p.DE> officials in Germany and the United States are performing a delicate dance with VW’s influential German union as they wrestle with the possible representation of workers

by · November 26, 2013 · Business

Renewable Energy 99 percent of all new U.S. generation capacity in October

November 25, 2013   In the latest Edition of Penn Energy the Editorial Staff as repoted: according to the latest “Energy Infrastructure Update” report from

by · November 25, 2013 · Business, Science, Uncategorized

Limited Iranian Nuclear Deal Announced

By Victoria and Cavaliere NEW YORK (Reuters) – Prominent Iranian-Americans praised the Iranian nuclear deal as a significant first step in what they hope will be

by · November 24, 2013 · Business, Uncategorized, World News

MAYOR BLOOMBERG SIGNS LEGISLATION TO FORTIFY AND STRENGTHEN BUILDING STANDARDS

Remarks by Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg at a Public Hearing on Local Laws “The next six bills before me today are a product of the Building Resiliency Task Force, an expert panel convened after Hurricane Sandy to outline steps to […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Local News

Congress Runs Out Of Time Can’t Pass Trade Bill

By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration’s hopes of securing “fast-track” trade negotiating authority from Congress this year look certain to be dashed given the limited time left on the congressional calendar, the No. 2 House Democrat said […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

No revenue hike No grand budget deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration said on Tuesday that budget negotiators in Congress would probably fail to strike a far-reaching deal unless Republicans agree to raise revenues and overhaul the tax code.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Domestic News

Lo-cal wines of the weight-watching consumer

By Leslie Gevirtz NEW YORK (Reuters) – Winemakers are luring health-conscious, weight-watching consumers to shops with low-calorie wines that are 100 calories or less per glass.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, Health & Nutrition

Home Depot raises 2013 forecast

By Dhanya Skariachan (Reuters) – Home Depot Inc <HD.N> raised its 2013 forecast for the third time this year as rising home prices encourage more Americans to invest in their properties and complete delayed projects.

by · November 19, 2013 · Business

Venezuela’s parliament set to grant President Maduro year-long decree powers

By Andrew Cawthorne and Brian Ellsworth CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s parliament looked set on Tuesday to grant President Nicolas Maduro year-long decree powers he says are needed to regulate the economy and stamp out corruption but adversaries view as a […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, World News

European Central Bank urged to loosen purse strings

By Robin Emmott and Sakari Suoninen BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – A leading international think-tank urged the European Central Bank on Tuesday to loosen the purse strings further and buy euro zone government and corporate bonds accelerate a weak recovery. The Paris-based […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business

Norway seeks Productivity

By Camilla Knudsen and Gwladys Fouche OSLO (Reuters) – Weak productivity growth is the Norwegian economy’s biggest challenge and reducing reliance on its massive offshore oil sector is the new government’s main priority, finance minister Siv Jensen said on Tuesday. […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business, World News

Short-seller Jim Chanos sees value trap for International Oil Investors

By Katya Wachtel NEW YORK (Reuters) – Short-seller Jim Chanos said on Tuesday that shares of the international oil majors like Exxon Mobil Corp increasingly look like a value trap for investors as cash flows decline and returns slide. His […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Business

Bronx Leading The Change

by · November 18, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Business, Uncategorized

U.N. Urges Clean Up Coal!

By Alister Doyle and Susanna Twidale WARSAW (Reuters) – The U.N. climate chief urged a radical clean-up of the coal industry on Monday to help limit global warming, at an industry meeting in Warsaw condemned by environmentalists as a distraction […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business, World News

Apple And Samsung At It Again

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Monday ruled that a district court in California must review its decision to deny Apple Inc’s request that the sale of some Samsung Electronics Co Ltd tablets and smartphones be banned because […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Business