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BlackRock hires former Fed official Fischer as an adviser: memo

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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer addresses The Economic Club of New York in New York, U.S. on March 23, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo (Reuters) – BlackRock Inc is hiring former U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Stanley Fischer as a senior adviser, the world’s largest fund manager said in a memo on Read More

Thyssenkrupp employees will not support Tata JV at any price

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FILE PHOTO: A steel worker of Germany’s industrial conglomerate ThyssenKrupp AG takes a sample of raw iron from a blast furnace at Germany’s largest steel factory in Duisburg, Germany, January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo DUESSELDORF, Germany (Reuters) – Labor leaders, who hold half the seats on Thyssenkrupp’s supervisory board, will not support a planned Read More

Google extends chip-making efforts to design hub Bengaluru

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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally. A woman walks Read More

Euroskeptics aim to paralyze EU and they love Russia! – Think tank creates alarm ahead of EU polls

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With the approach of the May elections to the EU Parliament, a pro-EU think tank has sounded an alarm over the burgeoning Euroskeptics, expected to take some 30 percent of seats. Naturally, Russia “highly likely” has a hand in it. The alarmist report is published by The European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) – a Read More

IKEA accelerates services drive as competition stiffens

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STOCKHOLM/NEW YORK (Reuters) – Jessica Reznik likes IKEA’s prices but not do-it-yourself. So when the Swedish furniture giant said a handyman on odd-jobs site TaskRabbit could assemble her new dresser and nightstand in her New York apartment, she jumped at the offer. Workers enter the TaskRabbit office in San Francisco, California, U.S., September 13, 2018. Read More

LAGCOE 2019 issues call for speakers

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2/8/2019 LAFAYETTE, La. — The LAGCOE 2019 Conference Committee is now accepting speaker applications for consideration for its biennial conference and exposition to be held Oct. 9-11, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. The theme for LAGCOE 2019 is “The Future of Energy Starts Here.” “We are committed to Read More

‘Russians at the doorstep’: US says Germany must ‘use its leverage’ to keep Kremlin in line

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The US ambassador to Germany says Berlin needs to escalate its stand-off with Russia by investing more in weapons, and pressuring it over energy links. Moscow believes that Germany won’t submit to American “blackmail.” “The Germans have the leverage with Russia. Imagine if Chancellor Merkel stood up and said: Because of the Russian behavior, because Read More

LAGOCE 2019 issues call for speakers

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2/8/2019 LAFAYETTE, La. — The LAGCOE 2019 Conference Committee is now accepting speaker applications for consideration for its biennial conference and exposition to be held Oct. 9-11, 2019 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La. The theme for LAGCOE 2019 is “The Future of Energy Starts Here.” “We are committed to Read More

Yellow Vests are reaction to ultra-liberal policies – Italy’s deputy PM

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The ideas of the Yellow Vests describe Europe’s future, Italy’s Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio has insisted, as he defended his meeting with the French protesters which enraged Paris. In a letter to French newspaper Le Monde, Di Maio stressed that he was impressed by the Yellow Vests’ manifesto and said their demands “go Read More

The ‘shocking details’ of the Green New Deal

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The long-awaited Green New Deal was unveiled in Washington on Thursday, laying down a marker for 2020 and beyond. If you haven’t heard of the Green New Deal, you probably live under a rock. The highly-anticipated policy proposal, spearheaded by freshman Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (NY-14) and Senator Ed Markey (MA), calls for a World War Read More