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U.N. Pact on Migration Sows Dissent

Monday December 10th, 2018 01:32:07 AM
The adoption next week of a global pact on migration, meant to reaffirm support for people who move to another country, is instead exposing how politically toxic the issue has become world-wide.

American Entrepreneurs Who Flocked to China Are Heading Home, Disillusioned

Friday December 7th, 2018 10:33:11 PM
For years, American entrepreneurs saw opportunities in China. But worsening costs, taxation, tech transfer and increased regulations are prompting foreign-owned businesses to throw in the towel.

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Nissan, Ghosn Charged With Underreporting His Compensation

Monday December 10th, 2018 05:22:29 AM
Japanese prosecutors on Monday indicted former Nissan Motor Chairman Carlos Ghosn on charges of underreporting his compensation on five years of Nissan’s financial reports, Kyodo News reported.

Roche Executive to Be Named Gilead CEO

Monday December 10th, 2018 03:52:37 AM
Gilead Sciences is planning to hire industry veteran Daniel O’Day to take the helm and help the drug company revive sales and recover from a disappointing deal.

Two British Banks Ensnared in Huawei Dispute

Monday December 10th, 2018 04:11:00 AM
Two large British banks are among those ensnared in the controversy over Huawei Technologies. The dispute escalated over the weekend after the Chinese government warned Canada it would face “severe consequences” if it didn’t release the Chinese telecom giant’s finance chief.

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Coca-Cola Funded Anti-Obesity Nonprofit GEBN Shuts Down After Allegations Of Coke's Involvement

Tuesday December 1st, 2015 09:10:04 AM
The Global Energy Balance Network (GEBN), a nonprofit organization funded by the Coca-Cola Co., said on its website late Monday that it will discontinue its operations. The announcement comes four months after it was revealed that the Atlanta, Georgia-based beverage maker was involved in the activities of the group.

Small Shops See Uptick In Customers Despite Lack Of Small Business Saturday American Express Incentives

Saturday November 28th, 2015 10:57:07 PM
In the wake of Black Friday, small shops and retailers were getting the attention on Saturday as United States consumers came out for Small Business Saturday -- a shopping holiday conceived by American Express in 2010. The day has become a way for small retailers, restaurants and shops to promote their establishments within their local communities.

Small Business Saturday: American Express Cuts Credit Incentives For Shopping Locally

Saturday November 28th, 2015 12:18:01 AM
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday – there’s a shopping day for everything at this time of year. But this year’s sixth annual Small Business Saturday will be missing one key factor: incentives for American Express credit card holders, the Chicago Tribune reported Friday.

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'Counter-Strike: GO' Danger Zone Battle Royale First Impressions: Fast-Paced, Intense

Monday December 10th, 2018 02:45:24 AM
“Counter-Strike: Global Offensive” is now free-to-play and it now has a new battle royale mode, called Danger Zone. It’s already been a few days since the new battle royale mode was added to the game, and it seems a lot of players are already liking it.

Qualcomm Layoffs: 269 Employees Let Go Amid Struggling Business

Sunday December 9th, 2018 01:01:38 AM
Qualcomm has implemented another round of layoffs in its data center business that has ben struggling to compete with Intel.  The Information exclusively reported on Friday, citing company documents, that Qualcomm has let go of 269 employees at its offices in San Diego, the company’s hometown, and in Raleigh, North Carolina where its data center unit is situated. 

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Iran's New Oil And Gas Contract Terms Flexible On Crude Price, Risk: Official

Saturday November 21st, 2015 01:48:00 PM
TEHRAN, Iran (Reuters) -- Iran's new oil and gas contracts will have flexible terms that take into account oil price fluctuations and investment risks, a senior Iranian official told Reuters Saturday. Iran is trying to lure back international oil companies to develop its vast oil and gas reserves once sanctions are lifted under a deal with world powers. Iran will announce a new development contract model at conferences in Tehran Nov. 28-29 ‎and in London in February.

With Crude Prices At Historic Lows, Saudi Arabia Pledges To Keep Oil Coming

Sunday November 8th, 2015 10:32:47 PM
A year after the price of crude went into free fall, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has said that it has no plans to reduce oil drilling. In comments to the Financial Times, Saudi officials said they see no reason to slow the supply of oil in advance of an international producers' meeting in December. 

How Will Federal Budget Deal Affect US Oil Security?

Wednesday October 28th, 2015 07:27:23 PM
As Middle East and Latin American countries grapple with sinking oil prices, the United States is considering a budget deal that would require the sale of 58 million barrels of oil from the emergency reserve created decades ago to shield the nation from market disruptions. While this release of crude is unlikely to directly affect oil prices, some experts say depleting the Strategic Petroleum Reserve could leave the U.S. vulnerable to unforeseen events that disrupt global oil markets.

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