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European stocks face worst week since financial crisis as coronavirus fears shake investors   
February 28, 2020
Source: MarketWatch - European stocks are facing their worst week since the Global Financial Crisis as coronavirus fears sweep across markets.
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Top U.S. index fund firms backed 'overpaid' CEOs -study   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - As You Sow defined the 100 "most overpaid" CEOs of the S&P 500 by comparing their compensation with shareholder returns over the past five years, the level of shareholder support for the pay and ...
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Powered by hydrogen, Hyundai's trucks aim to conquer the Swiss Alps   
February 28, 2020
Source: Reuters - FRANKFURT/ZURICH (Reuters) - Hyundai’s hydrogen-powered 18-tonne trucks are set to hit the roads in Switzerland next month as the South Korean automaker looks to establish a case for its zero-emissions technology in a low...
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Coronavirus crash wipes $5 trillion off world stocks   
February 28, 2020
Source: NBC News - LONDON — Coronavirus panic sent world share markets crashing again on Friday, compounding their worst week since the 2008 global financial crisis and bringing the wipeout in value terms to $5 trillion. The rout showed no...
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European Stocks Dive 3% as Coronavirus Raises Recession Fears   
February 28, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - The pan-regional STOXX 600 was on track to record its biggest weekly decline since the height of the global financial crisis in 2008. The index entered correction levels on Thursday, a 10% decline from its recent peak, along ...
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Stocks fall again amid warnings of coronavirus’ ‘pandemic potential’   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - The World Health Organization warned that the coronavirus outbreak had 'pandemic potential' as cases continued to climb across the world.
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Questions raised over emissions strategy   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - He said Bloomberg New Energy Finance had estimated the cost of a carbon-capturing coal-fired power station at around $352 per megawatt-hour, compared with a $70/Mwh figure for Snowy Hydro.
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Aramco Secures Unconditional EU Okay for $69 Billion SABIC Deal   
February 28, 2020
Source: U.S. News & World Report - Aramco announced the deal in March last year, a move key to its diversification into refining and petrochemicals. The European Commission cleared the deal on Thursday, a filing on its site showed. Reuters reported on Feb. 21 that...
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Mango’s Spring ‘20 Campaign Collection Has The ‘70s Vests & Suits You’ve Been Looking For (But For Way Less $$)   
February 28, 2020
Source: YAHOO! - This advancement follows the recent news that Mango had joined the Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), an organization that aims to promote sustainable practices in the textile industry, and their announcement to use strictly...
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VelocityEHS Showcasing Smarter Business Solutions at the Verdantix HSE & Operational Excellence Innovation Summit EMEA   
February 28, 2020
Source: GlobeNewswire - CHICAGO, Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud-based health, safety, environment (HSE) and sustainability solutions, will be presenting at the 2020 Verdantix HSE & Operational Excellence...
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