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The inverted yield curve will cause asset bubbles not recession, economist says   
March 26, 2019
Source: Business Insider - A yield curve inversion, which occurred last week, often signals a recession is coming in the medium-term. Last week's yield curve inversion is different argues RBC Chief US economist Tom Porcelli. He says asset bubbles are the...
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More than half of Indians satisfied with governance, Pew survey shows   
March 26, 2019
Source: Yahoo News - NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Most Indians are happy with the direction of the country and economic prospects for the next generation, a Pew survey published weeks ahead of general elections showed, although the level of satisfaction has...
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World Economic Forum delivers negative ranking to Australia on power prices and emissions   
March 26, 2019
Source: The Courier-Mail - Australian businesses are struggling under the weight of power prices that are ranked among the most expensive in the world, a damning new ­report has found. The World Economic Forum has also marked Australia behind more than...
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'Almost no progress': World Economic Forum raises concern over low-carbon energy transition   
March 26, 2019
Source: Business Green - The world's energy systems have not become any greener in the last five years, a damning assessment from the World Economic Forum (WEF) concluded yesterday. The report came within hours of the latest annual update from the...
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Corn Oil Market to Witness Substantial Growth Due to Increasing Demand for Healthy Oil & Rising Health Concerns: Radiant Insights, Inc.   
March 26, 2019
Source: Yahoo Finance - SAN FRANCISCO, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Corn Oil Market evaluates the growth trends in the industry and is anticipated to display a significant rise in the CAGR by 2028.
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Here are key takeaways from the criminal complaints against Michael Avenatti   
March 26, 2019
Source: Los Angeles Times - It was a bad day for Michael Avenatti, the combative attorney who rose to fame by representing porn star Stormy Daniels and sparring with President Trump. In quick succession, federal prosecutors in New York and California...
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More than half of Indians satisfied with governance: Survey   
March 26, 2019
Source: moneycontrol.com - Lack of employment opportunities is India's biggest problem, said more than three-quarters of those polled, and that had not changed through most of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tenure, the survey found. Most Indians are happy...
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Apple Ditches EPEAT Electronics Standards   
March 26, 2019
Source: Environmental Leader - Apple has withdrawn its products from the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) registry – a leading sustainability listing for computer manufacturers – and will no longer submit its products to...
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Study: Genetically Modified (GM) Crops Threaten Human Fertility and Health Safety   
March 26, 2019
Source: Food Consumer - confirms genetically modified (GM) corn seriously affects reproductive health in mice. Non-GMO advocates, who have warned about this infertility link along with other health risks, now seek an immediate ban of all GM foods and GM...
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Norway's State-Owned Oil and Gas Giant Is Backing a Battery-Research Fund   
March 26, 2019
Source: Fortune - The rise of cheap renewable energy is starting to upend the bottom lines of fossil-fuel companies the world over. Initially, that was why so many of them instinctively fought the newfangled ...
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