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Sperm donors wanted: UK government seeks to address shortage

LONDON — The world's first national sperm bank opened its doors in Britain on Thursday calling for "very special men" to help reduce the shortage of sperm donations in the UK and address the reliance on donations from abroad Based in...Show More Summary

The Best and Worst Places in the World to Run a Business, Ranked by the World Bank

You’d have to be heroic to start a business in Venezuela, Afghanistan or Libya. They're among the lowest-ranked economies in the World Bank’s latest “Doing Business” report, which scores 189 nations based on how hard it is to run a company there.

Indian Startup Ecosystem Fastest Growing and Third Largest in the World: NASSCOM

In what should come as heartening news for Indians after yesterday’s heartbreak at being placed at No. 142 in the Doing Business ratings released by the World bank, India has been found to be the third largest start-up ecosystem in the...Show More Summary

Israeli Firm Sodastream Leaves Palestinian West Bank After BDS Pressure (Video)

3 weeks agoNews : Truthdig

The determination of the Likud Party to annex the Palestinian West Bank is damaging the interests of world Jewry.

World Bank: China’s Focus on Growth Could Hinder Change

China’s focus on meeting short-term growth targets could hamper overhauls that it needs for sustaining longer-term economic expansion, the World Bank said Wednesday.

The Best and Worst Places in the World to Run a Business, Ranked by the World Bank

You’d have to be heroic to start a business in Venezuela, Afghanistan or Libya. They're among the lowest-ranked economies in the World Bank’s latest “Doing Business” report, which scores 189 nations based on how hard it is to run a company there.

Solar Grid Parity In All 50 US States By 2016, Predicts Deutsche Bank

RenewEconomy. Rooftop solar PV will reach grid parity in 50 US states by 2016 – up from just 10 now – setting the scene for a dramatic increase in the uptake in household and commercial rooftop solar in the world’s biggest economy. That’s...Show More Summary

BOE’s Haldane to Boldly Go Where No Central Banker Has Gone Before

Bank of England Chief Economist Andrew Haldane, one of central banking's big thinkers, revealed his futuristic dream in a speech. His theme: The pros and cons of a world where capital markets are closely entwined and how our globalized, finance-fueled economy can be made safer.

The Best Places in the World to Run a Business, Ranked by the World Bank

You’d have to be heroic to start a business in Venezuela, Afghanistan or Libya. They're among the lowest-ranked economies in the World Bank’s latest “Doing Business” report, which scores 189 nations based on how hard it is to run a company there.

Ease Of Doing Business Rankings: India At 142 out of 189 Countries

The World Bank releases its “Doing Business” rankings once every year wherein it ranks countries on an aggregate of their scores as to how long it takes to register for a business or how easy it is to pay taxes over there. We have been...Show More Summary

China Can Cut 2015 GDP Growth Target To Seven Percent: World Bank

BEIJING (Reuters) - China can afford to cut its 2015 economic growth target to 7 percent and still keep its labor market healthy, the World Bank said on Tuesday, even as it urged Beijing to stop setting rigid growth objectives. "OurShow More Summary

Where not to invest in Europe

3 weeks agoNews : Daily Chart

Doing business in Europe's periphery is hampered by slow legal systems THE World Bank released its annual "Doing Business" report on October 29th, ranking the world's 189 countries by how attractive they are to companies. That tiny Singapore led the list again this year and Eritrea was stuck in last place was not paricularly surprising. Show More Summary

The Best Places in the World to Run a Business, Ranked by the World Bank

You’d have to be heroic or crazy to start a business in Venezuela, Afghanistan or Libya. They're among the lowest-ranked economies in the World Bank’s latest “Doing Business” report, which scores 189 nations based on how hard it is to run a company there.

World Bank chief asks for 5,000 medical workers to travel to Africa to fight Ebola

Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, said at a conference in Ethiopia that at least 5,000 medical workers need to volunteer to go to Africa and fight the Ebola outbreak. "With the fear factor going out of control in so many places,...Show More Summary

BillGuard now uses your location to help combat credit card fraud

BillGuard touts itself as the world’s first people-powered antivirus system for bills, with predictive algorithms that alert you when there’s unexpected charges made on your bank cards such as hidden fees, billing errors, scams and fraud. Show More Summary

5,000 Ebola health care workers needed in West Africa

More than 5,000 additional health care workers are needed to fight Ebola in the three most affected countries in West Africa, the president of the World Bank said Tuesday. Jim Yong Kim said he is worried about where those health care workers can be found given the Ebola fear factor. Show More Summary

The 10 Most Important Things In The World Right Now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know for Tuesday. 1. Sweden just cut interest rates to zero. 3. Lloyds banks has confirmed its plan to cut 9,000 jobs over the next three years and to close 200 branches. 3. The world populationShow More Summary

Artificial Billionaires: Regimes’ Crony Capitalism Stifling Middle East

World Bank Across the Middle East and North Africa, countries are being forced to face up to a harsh reality—that, left as they are now, their economies won’t create anything like enough…

Kuroda Comedy Hour (Or Has The World Gone Mad... Again?)

The head of Japan's Central Bank kept a straight face while unleashing a torrent of comedic genius this evening with regard the Japanese economy and its monetary and fiscal policy success... Enjoy... KURODA: EXPECT JAPAN TO CONTINUEShow More Summary

Kendall Jenner Earns Tyra Banks’ Stamp Of Approval

Critics may scoff at Kendall Jenner’s modeling career, but several of the fashion world’s top authorities claim that the Keeping Up With The Kardashians star is hardworking and talented. Tyra Banks has officially joined the Kendall Jenner fan club — why is the America’s Next Top Model creator so appreciative of Kendall’s entrance into the world of […]

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