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Don’t panic: The inverted yield curve doesn’t necessarily signal recession   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Quartz - There was a time bonds were considered the boring, predictable asset—all the action was in stocks—but this week was an exciting one for fixed income. The US yield curve inverted. This is when ...
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Did Donald Trump turn around U.S. record at the WTO'   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : World Trade Organization
Source: Politifact - (AP) During a visit to a new Shell plant outside Pittsburgh, President Donald Trump attacked the World Trade Organization, the international entity that decides trade disputes. "We were losing all our cases until I came along,"...
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Signs of recession worry Trump ahead of 2020   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Associated Press on MSN.com - Gold star dad tells Trump to go to Arlington for 'proof of multiracial democracy' Khizr Khan, whose son died in Iraq in 2004, criticized the president's response to the "send her back" chants aimed at Rep. Ilhan Omar. ABC News...
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Short Simon Property Group At Your Own Risk   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: Seeking Alpha - While the charts may show huge downward momentum, SPG has a strong fundamental lever which can immediately crush the shorts. SPG is so cheap that it can likely issue preferred stock at a lower ...
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Researchers back Chellie Pingree’s efforts to keep agricultural agencies in DC   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Sun Journal - “The damage was already done before Secretary Perdue made his decision,” Mike Lavender, senior manager of government affairs in the Food and Environment Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said in a prepared...
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Fear Factor for U.S. Consumer Is Rising, Fueling Recession Risk   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business & Human Rights Resource Centre
Source: YAHOO! - (Bloomberg) -- If self-reinforcing recession fears are the greatest risk to the record-long U.S. expansion, as posited by Bank of America Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Moynihan, the latest ...
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Want To Avoid CannTrust's Fate' Adopt These 5 Good Governance Practices   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Governance & Accountability Institute, Inc.
Source: Benzinga.com - Benzinga is a fast-growing, dynamic and innovative financial media outlet that empowers investors with high-quality, unique content.
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Problem: China Wants Its Very Own X-37B Space Plane   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: The National Interest - from the nonprofit Union of Concerned Scientists, explained in a blog post. “That large mass penalty makes it more difficult and expensive to get a spaceplane and its payload into orbit and ...
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Scientists decry 'ignorance’ of rolling back species protections in the midst of a mass extinction   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Union of Concerned Scientists
Source: Washington Post - a research scientist with the Union of Concerned Scientists. Rebecca Riley of the Natural Resources Defense Council wrote that the change demonstrates “willful ignorance from the Trump Administration about the looming...
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PPG Foundation Invests $1.5 Million in Grants to Support Educational, Community Sustainability Programs   
(Saturday - August 17, 2019) Associated Profiles : Business Wire – CSR Circuit
Source: Financial Times - PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 16, 2019-- PPG (NYSE:PPG) today announced that the PPG Foundation invested more than $1.5 million in 48 organizations to support educational and community sustainability programs throughout the...
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