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CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE MORE FOOD-LESS WATER CONUNDRUM

We need to grow 50% more food yet agriculture causes climate change. How do we get out of this bind? The World Bank’s head of agriculture and food security speaks of a “frustrating lack of attention paid to agriculture” at the climate...Show More Summary

Rich Multinational Supermarket Lidl Gets Nearly $1 Billion in Handouts

One of Europe's biggest discount supermarket chains, Lidl, has been handed nearly $1 billion in funding from the World Bank and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), effectively receiving government-backed funding.

World Bank Hastily Deletes Call for Chinese Financial Reforms From Report

World Bank updated its China Economic Update deleting a section that warned of the "poor performance" of the country’s financial system.

Banks probed for currency market rigging

Fifteen of the world's largest banks are under investigation for rigging the Brazilian currency, antitrust watchdog Cade said. ||| Sao Paulo - Fifteen of the world's largest banks are under investigation for rigging the Brazilian currency,...Show More Summary

Backers of Bush nonprofit include banks, schools, lottery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Big-time donors to a nonprofit educational group founded by Jeb Bush, disclosed for the first time Wednesday, highlight the intersection between Bush's roles in the worlds of business, policy and politics years before...Show More Summary

World Bank warns China on financial sector

World Bank bemoans 'over-indebtedness', 'weakly regulated shadow banking system'.

Greece isn't panicking about capital controls because millions of people are already too poor for it to matter

ATHENS, Greece — Capital controls and bank closures have made headlines around the world this week — but there actually seems to be relatively little panic on the streets in Greece. In fact, the lines for banks seem to be getting shorter, if anything. Show More Summary

Gold Can’t Find a Bid

This was the week Greece inched closest to chaos, as a bank holiday and a technical default caused markets around the world to erupt in turmoil. They recovered somewhat Tuesday, and futures looked stronger Wednesday morning, but on Monday, the NASDAQ Composite Index lost 2.4 percent, the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index lost 2.09 percent and the...Read More

Be Bullish, Buy Banks

Banks are finally emerging into a new, far more positive world.

China ratifies creation of new BRICS bank

World's largest emerging nations are creating second development bank seen as alternative to Western institutions.

World Bank warns China on reforms

World Bank urges China to accelerate reform of its state-dominated financial sector.

So What Does Nick Cannon Think About Mariah’s New Billionaire Boo?

Nick Cannon Responds To Mariah’s New Relationship While Mariah is sailing around the world and discussing marriage with an Australian businessman with BILLIONS in the bank…Nick Cannon is juggling his supermodel girlfriend and mystery women across the country. Seems like

Markets Around the World Drop 2-4% on Greek Worries.

The announcement that the banks and stock market in Greece would be closed was made by the Greek Prime Minister on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Within 24 hours, markets around the world declined in value. There wasn't any country you could...Show More Summary

All Signs Point To Higher Gold Prices

In the face of historic monetary stimulus from nearly every major central bank in the world over the past few years, an investment in gold would have seemed to be a "no-brainer." Yet the

The central bank chief who saw the 2008 crash coming takes back that whole 'next Great Depression' thing he said

Last week, Raghuram Rajan, India's rock star central bank governor who is credited with foreseeing the 2008 financial crisis, said the world is currently facing Great Depression-era problems. But now the central bank is backtrackingShow More Summary

RBA Governor: Unorthodox Central Banking Here for a While Yet

The unorthodox world of central bank policy, in vogue since the global economy plunged into a deep banking and markets crisis almost a decade ago, will remain the norm for some time yet, according to the head of Australia's central bank.

BRICS Bank ‘Successful Addition’ to Financial World – Chinese Diplomat

The BRICS emerging economies New Development Bank (NDB) will fit into international financial institutions on par with the US-based International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, Chinese Ambassador to Russia Li Hui said.

World Bank Extends Financial Guarantees To 50 MW Solar Projects In Jordan

Jordan’s solar power program has received yet another boost as the World Bank has extended financial guarantees to four solar power projects in the country. The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, part of the World Bank Group,Show More Summary

Leaked Survey: World Bank A Place Of 'Fear And Retribution'

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This story was reported and written by Sasha Chavkin and Michael Hudson of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists. ICIJ partnered with The Huffington Post on "Evicted and Abandoned: Inside the World Bank's Broken Promise...Show More Summary

World Bank Supports SunEdison’s 80 MW Solar Projects In Honduras

A World Bank entity has become the latest financial institution to provide finance to solar power projects in Honduras by global renewable energy major SunEdison. The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), a part of the World...Show More Summary

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