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Government Nutrition Policy: A Big, Fat Failure

Authored by Jose Nino via The Mises Institute, In her book The Big Fat Su.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJun 13th, 2018

Carillion collapse exposed flaws in UK government policy: lawmakers

The collapse of Carillion exposed the risks of using private companies to cut the cost of delivering public services and its failure could be repeated if the government does not learn lessons, lawmakers said on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 9th, 2018

Bioweapon? Scientists Sound Alarm Over DARPA Plans To Spread Viruses Using Insects 

A team of scientist sounds the alarm in a new Science Policy Forum report about a mysterious US government program that is developing genetically modified viruses that w.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 5th, 2018

Argentina - The Truce Is Over: Peso Cannot Survive A Destructive Monetary Policy

Authored by Daniel Lacalle via DLacalle.com, The government of Mauricio Macri lived a week of apparent tranquillity, but the resignation of Luis Caputo as President of the Central Bank and a new IMF deal triggered the end of calm. .....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeOct 1st, 2018

Mexico readies "industrial policy" to adapt to USMCA trade deal

Incoming Mexican foreign minister Marcelo Ebrard on Monday said the government that takes office in December will promote an active industrial policy to help small companies adapt to rules in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement trade deal......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 1st, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields fall as Fed signals it remains on ‘autopilot’

Treasury prices extend gains Wednesday, pulling down yields, after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected rate increase and removed the word “accommodative” from its policy statement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

Bond Report: U.S. government bond yields remain lower after Fed delivers rate increase

Treasury prices remain higher Wednesday, pulling down yields, after the Federal Reserve delivered a widely expected rate increase and removed the word “accommodative” from its policy statement......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 26th, 2018

Pentagon policy to withhold cash sends defense industry scrambling

Industry associations are sharply criticizing a proposed regulation that could change the way the Defense Department finances large government contractors......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 21st, 2018

ICE Arrests Dozens Trying to Sponsor Migrant Children in Government Care

A new policy requiring fingerprint-based background checks al.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 21st, 2018

Interactive Brokers - From Government Policy To Natural Catastrophe: Tobacco Stocks Face Mounting Challenges

Interactive Brokers - From Government Policy To Natural Catastrophe: Tobacco Stocks Face Mounting Challenges.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaSep 16th, 2018

J&J to work with India on compensation for recalled hip implants

Johnson & Johnson (J&J) said it would work with the Indian government to compensate patients who had suffered from hip implants that were recalled by the U.S. healthcare firm eight years ago after data showed high failure rates......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 7th, 2018

Independent Health works at policy change in national drug pricing

The Amherst health plan hopes to help shape national policy on pharmaceutical costs, and ultimately, help individuals, employers and the government save money on health care......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 7th, 2018

Trump Administration to Bypass Limits on Detention of Child Migrants Through New Regulations

Families could be held together in detention centers indefinitely. The Trump administration is seeking changes to the government's policy for detaining undocumented .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneSep 6th, 2018

Argentina"s Central Bank Lifts Policy Rate to 60%

The Central Bank of Argentina sharply raised interest rates at an unscheduled meeting Thursday in an effort to shore up the peso which fell to new lows after the government asked the IMF to speed up loans under its bailout package......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 30th, 2018

South Africa Declares War on White Farmers

South Africa Declares War on White Farmers The controversial land-confiscation policy proposed by the Ramaphosa-led Racist ANC government could ignite clashes among South African citizens, who are split into two rival camp.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsAug 30th, 2018

The Trump administration was reportedly surprised that Americans cared about immigrant kids being separated from their families at the border

Associated Press/Eric Gay The Trump administration reportedly believed that "no one would care" about the separation of thousands of immigrant families under the "zero-tolerance" policy. Instead, government .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 24th, 2018

Commerce secretary faces scrutiny for investments, not selling certain holdings

Wilbur Ross’s failure to divest created potential for violation and undermined public confidence, Office of Government Ethics says......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 20th, 2018

Trump administration less concerned about conserving oil

Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other conservation programs......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 20th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Trump reverses Obama-era cyberattack rules; unclear what replacement policy will be

President Donald Trump has reversed an Obama-era memorandum governing how and when the U.S. government can deploy cyberweapons against its adversaries, in an effort to loosen restrictions on such operations, according to people familiar with the action......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchAug 15th, 2018

Older Americans are filing for bankruptcy in record numbers

New research warns that seniors are in a financial crisis, and a big public policy debate on how wide the government safety net should be is looming......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2018

Singapore Home Prices Won’t Pop Without More Migrants

City Developments is still at the mercy of government policy......»»

Category: topSource: washpostAug 14th, 2018