Monthly Archives: July 2014

Are Some Emerging Markets Setting Themselves Up for a Fall? Knowledge@Wharton

Emerging markets are “lining themselves up for more problems,” says former IMF chief economist Simon Johnson. In part two of an interview he looks at problems brewing in emerging markets, which have “gone crazy borrowing in foreign [currencies].” He also

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Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule – Baltimore Sun

Baltimore taxis must accept credit cards by end of year, state regulators rule Baltimore Sun State regulators on Tuesday rejected rate increases for taxis and ordered all operators to install new credit-card-reading smart meters by the end of the… Source:

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This Week In Credit Card News: Card Breach at Goodwill, Where Are Debit Card … – Forbes

Credit.com News (blog)This Week In Credit Card News: Card Breach at Goodwill, Where Are Debit Card … Source: http://www.forbes.com

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Brits Bail On NFC And Back Biometrics – PYMNTS.com

PYMNTS.comBrits Bail On NFC And Back BiometricsPYMNTS.comThe English have spoken and it seems that they have spoken out in favor using biometric indentification as a primary identifier when it comes to securing banking services. Source: http://www.pymnts.com

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Kazakhstan wants Tour de France Grand Depart – SBS

Kazakhstan wants Tour de France Grand DepartSBS“The idea is to one day bring it to Kazakhstan,” he said. Source: http://www.sbs.com.au

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BNP Paribas suffers $5.79bn loss after record US fine

France’s biggest bank reported a heavy loss in the second quarter after accepting a nearly $9 billion fine for violating US sanctions against Iran, Cuba, and other “blacklisted” countries. Source: rt.com

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Panasonic, Tesla to build giant battery plant in US – Channel NewsAsia

Japanese electronics giant Panasonic and US electric vehicle maker Tesla Motors said on Thursday (July 31) they will jointly build and operate a huge lithium ion battery plant known as the Gigafactory. Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com

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