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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

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook to work with German government to combat election interference

Facebook Inc. Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg said the company will work with the German ministry for information security in a broad effort to guide policy here and throughout Europe on election interference......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 20th, 2019

Global Economic Policy Uncertainty Reaches Record High

A gauge of global policy uncertainty is “flashing red” according to The FT, amid anxiety on Brexit, the US government sh.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 18th, 2019

How the US Government Shutdown Is Halting Crypto Progress on Wall Street

A record-breaking government shutdown in the U.S. is pushing crypto policy decisions to the back burner......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJan 14th, 2019

Missing Government Data Make Job Tougher for Policy Makers, Traders

The U.S. government shutdown is making it harder for Federal Reserve officials, investors and trade negotiators to read the economy at a critical moment......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 11th, 2019

Property sector could slow China"s economy down in 2019: Macquarie

The most important things for the Chinese economy in 2019 are the property market and government policy, says Larry Hu of Macquarie......»»

Category: realestateSource: cnbcJan 9th, 2019

Tax Refunds Will Be Paid During Shutdown, White House Says

The IRS will pay tax refunds even though the agency is subject to the federal government shutdown, after the Trump administration reversed a longstanding policy......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJan 8th, 2019

UK Investigates "Mole" Suspected Of Leaking Insider Trading Probe Details

After losing a series of high profile cases, the UK government has suffered yet another embarrassing failure in its e.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeDec 27th, 2018

Trump Stands Firm on Fed, Shutdown Amid Market Rout

President Trump criticized Fed rate increases and said a partial government shutdown wouldn’t end until Congress funded a border wall, holding firm on his policy stances against the backdrop of an extended stock plunge......»»

Category: asiaSource: wsjDec 26th, 2018

Taiwan urged to adjust regulations to facilitate PV installations

To encourage use of PV power in line with its nuclear-free policy, the Taiwan government h.....»»

Category: topSource: digitimesDec 25th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow closes down more than 450 points as Fed and government-shutdown fears punish bulls

U.S. stocks mount a fresh assault on 52-week lows Thursday, with investors rattled after the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate policy and fresh concerns of a partial government shutdown undercut buying appetite......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Bond Report: 10-year Treasury yield holds near 9-month low even as stocks continue post-Fed slump

Treasury yields are struggling for direction as bond traders digest the Federal Reserve’s policy decision, which had sent U.S. government bonds rallying......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

Market Snapshot: Dow sinks more than 500 points as Fed and government-shutdown fears punish bulls

U.S. stocks mount a fresh assault on 52-week lows Thursday, with investors rattled after the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate policy and fresh concerns of a partial government shutdown undercut buying appetite......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 20th, 2018

OPEC exit frees Qatar from U.S. legal concerns

Even before taking over Qatar's energy policy in a government reshuffle last month, Qatar Petroleum (QP) CEO Saad al-Kaabi had long wanted the Gulf state to leave OPEC......»»

Category: topSource: reutersDec 13th, 2018

Maldives" New Leaders Confront a Chinese-Funded Building Binge

The government has reversed course on foreign policy, moving away from a partnership with China and realigning with neighboring India. But its leaders face a harder task reworking Chinese loans racked up for infrastructure projects......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 29th, 2018

Indian Government Involvement In Banking Policy

Indian Government Involvement In Banking Policy.....»»

Category: topSource: seekingalphaNov 25th, 2018

"All Our Lives They Wanted to Ruin Us." For Decades, Myanmar Sought to Drive Out Rohingya

Investigators say years of attacks on the ethnic minority amount to genocide. One man’s family shows the scars of government policy through the generations......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 24th, 2018

John Bolton Energizes Trump"s Agenda---And His Own

With a centralized decision-making style, national security adviser John Bolton pushes President Trump’s initiatives while pursuing policy priorities he has long advocated as a government official and commentator......»»

Category: topSource: wsjNov 19th, 2018

IMF Executive Board will meet in "coming weeks" on Venezuela

The International Monetary Fund says its Executive Board will meet in the "coming weeks" to discuss the failure of the Venezuelan government to provide updated figures on its troubled economy......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 15th, 2018

French government: No U-turn on carbon tax

France's prime minister says there'll be no U-turn in the government's policy of hiking taxes on fossil fuels to encourage the take-up of cleaner energies, despite planned protests by vehicle drivers this weekend......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsNov 14th, 2018