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Criticizing Israeli Policies Is No Longer Taboo: So What Now?

Around the world, from Tokyo to Chicago to the West Bank, people are marching in outrage and solidarity to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestinians and the devastation in the long-impoverished and under-siege Gaza Strip. ThoseShow More Summary

Criticizing Israeli Policies Is No Longer Taboo: So What Now?

Around the world, from Tokyo to Chicago to the West Bank, people are marching in outrage and solidarity to protest the Israeli occupation of Palestinians and the devastation in the long-impoverished and under-siege Gaza Strip. ThoseShow More Summary

How BRICS’ New Bank Will Challenge the West

BRICS countries have launched the New Development Bank with the aim of boosting infrastructure investment. The new bank may not become a key lender in the world economy but could challenge Western development policy.

Philips Transforms Peru’s Biggest Bank into One of the World’s Largest Interactive Light Shows

Global lighting leader Philips recently unveiled BCP Affinity, a massive LED-studded interactive installation that transformed the facade of Peru's largest and oldest bank into a public art piece. Made from 26,000 connected LEDs from the Philips Color Kinetics

China’s Banks Pose World’s Largest Systemic Risk

The cost of propping up China’s banks in the event of a financial crisis have nearly quadrupled in the past three years to $526.2 billion, the largest of any banking system, according to the latest analysis by the Volatility Laboratory...Show More Summary

Bank of the West Classic 2014: Daily Scores, Results and Draw Schedule

The Bank of the West Classic doesn't get much press, but it is a truly unique event in the world of tennis. It is the longest-running women-only professional tennis competition, played out in beautiful Stanford, California. Although the tournament lacks obvious name recognition, the players involved certainly do not. Show More Summary

Development Déjà Vu

How can he new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank?

Development Déjà Vu

How can he new BRICS bank avoid repeating the same mistakes and egregious human rights violations of the World Bank?

Banking On Change

The BRICS countries recently established $100-billion development bank that some say could rival the World Bank. Ali Burak Güven believes it could shake up the world of development financing: [I]f its evolution even remotely parallels that of the World Bank, it might end up having a formative impact on economic policy-making and overall development strategy […]

Has Fractional-Reserve Banking Really Passed the Market Test?

Submitted by World Dollar Has Fractional-Reserve Banking Really Passed the Market Test? In 2003, Jörg Guido Hülsmann, a senior fellow of the Mises Institute, published the essay “Has Fractional-Reserve Banking Really Passed the Market Test?” in a Winter edition of The Independent Review. Show More Summary

WWE News: Daniel Bryan Says He Needs Another Neck Surgery, WWE Return Date In Doubt

WWE Superstar Daniel Bryan has risen to popularity in the WWE quite fast. In under 5 years, he has been a World Champion 3 times as well as a Tag Team and United States Champion. He has won the Money in the Bank as well. One could retire having statistics like this in a 5

Whatcha Say: Justin Bieber, Hilary Duff And Azealia Banks Got Our Readers Talking

Happy Friday, Idolator readers! It’s been another lovely week in the world of pop. Let’s take a trip down memory lane, shall we? The pop starlets were out and about this week, as Hilary Duff finally set a release date for her comeback single “Chasing The Sun” — and even turned up in NYC to premiere... More »

Settlements and Fines from TBTF Institutions since the Crisis

Let's take a look at the amount of settlements/fines from various banks and financial institutions around the world since the crisis. There are probably a lot of settlements/fines I have missed, frankly the amount below is already staggering, so this is a very rough estimate. Show More Summary

Brazil's Coming Melt-Up

By Michael A. Gayed: "If there is no struggle, there is no progress." - Frederick Douglass Political change can be more stimulative than all the Quantitative Easing in the world. While central banks can attempt to control the flow of...Show More Summary

Is This Why Central Banks Are Snapping Up Gold?

Do the economic powerhouses think the global economy is getting better? Not if you look at the amount of gold they're hoarding. Over the last few years, central banks around the world have been on a buying spree; they are now the largest single purchasers of gold. Show More Summary

Is the Amazon on the Brink of Abyss?

A fisherman goes out in search of Piranha on Lake Iranduba, in the Amazon region of Brazil, near Manaus. Brazil. Photo: © Julio Pantoja / World Bank Spanning 2.7 million square miles and standing 80 percent intact, the Amazon forest endures as arguably the apex of Mother Nature's works of wonder. Show More Summary

Robbing A Bank While Wearing A Shirt With Your Name On It Isn’t A Great Plan

If only all suspects would do police the favor of wearing their identifying information on their shirts, the world would no doubt be a much more peaceful place. Alas, not everyone can be as courteous, but police in Denver say a man accused of robbing a bank did them a solid by displaying his first name right there on his … [More]

How the euro can still unseat the dollar as the world's dominant currency

A huge penalty recently imposed on the French bank BNP Paribas for sanctions-breaking has intensified talk of the end of the U.S. dollar's international reign. Remember, the currency most favored around the world does change: the U.S. Show More Summary

BNP Paribas Seems Undervalued

By Konsta Lindqvist: Historical fines French BNP Paribas (OTC:BNPZY) is one of the biggest banks in the world, having total assets of 1.8 trillion euros. At the end of June, the bank pleaded guilty to criminal charges. Charges were related to breaking U.S. Show More Summary

'Old-is-awesome' app Timehop grabs $10M

While the entire tech scene seems to be moving toward creating a world of fleeting, self-deleting communications, one Silicon Alley startup is banking on the message that "Old is Awesome," and... To view the full story, click the title link.

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