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Paris Climate Summit

Governments and policy makers are meeting in Paris with the aim of agreeing a new global climate deal. PwC’s team at the conference outline the issues. It is reasonable to argue that the UN Climate Summit (called COP21) is already both a … — Sun, 29 Nov 2015 21:45:00 -0800

Interest rates in US

The issue is simple: developments in China are far more important to the global economy than anything the Fed might, or might not, do in 2 weeks’ time. China, after all, was responsible for half of the $35tn of global stimulus since 2009, … — Sun, 29 Nov 2015 22:52:52 -0800

Is Sharing Economing bad for workers?

In this holiday season it’s especially appropriate to acknowledge how many Americans don’t have steady work. The so-called “share economy” includes independent contractors, temporary workers, the self-employed, part-timers, freelancers, … — Sat, 28 Nov 2015 18:06:47 -0800

Sharing Economy

Sharing and collaborating is nothing new. In fact, the human economy has been based on the mutually beneficial exchanges of goods and services since its beginning. The recent transition to an “ownership economy” began with the mass … — Sat, 28 Nov 2015 20:33:18 -0800

Top 5 Construction Equipment Manufacturers

The way the top 50 are ranked gives important insights into the global economy and the construction industry. KHL reports that the market had seen improvement, especially in Europe and North America during 2014, while others saw a … — Fri, 27 Nov 2015 23:18:48 -0800

Gold price

It was the sixth straight week that gold has lost value as investors continue to avid the commodity, despite worried about the local and global economy. Typically events such as the Paris terrorist attacks and the fall of the Chinese Yuan would … — Fri, 27 Nov 2015 15:46:30 -0800

Nuclear energy

The first is a result of the high cost of constructing a nuclear power plant; unlike, for example, natural gas-based plants, this construction cost is the dominant contribution to the economics of nuclear energy. While these … Another large utility, E.On, justified its decision to shut down two of the reactors at Sweden’s Oskarshamn power plant by saying that “there are no prospects of generating financial profitability either in the short or the long term. … Don’t Nuke the Climate: COP21 Paris. — Thu, 26 Nov 2015 19:31:59 -0800

China: the largest travel market

Global airlines industry predicts China’s emergence as largest travel market (1 hr 59 mins ago) A weaker global economy _ and a slowdown in China _ will likely dampen some of the growth in air travel over the next two decades. — Thu, 26 Nov 2015 20:22:47 -0800

Growth in Philippines

Philippine economy grows 6% year-on-year – BBC News BBC NewsPhilippine economy grows 6% year-on-yearBBC NewsMedia caption’It takes at least two-and-a-half hours to move from one point to another,’ says management consultant … — Wed, 25 Nov 2015 23:20:21 -0800

Flat Oil Price

How a financial planner helped one couple save nearly $7,000 in 3 months · Politics · Military ….. Ridley Scott is about to show us a world where the Allies lost World War II. Undo. A woman …. What is next for Israel’s Economy? Aberdeen Asset ..