Originally published on RenewEconomy. Investment bank says wide deployment of battery storage will hasten the demise of fossil fuels and utilities that remain focused on centralised generation. It tips rapid fall in costs and a $400bn storage market by 2030. Show More Summary
PSB M4U 1 model headphones As an owner of Beats headphones, I’m irritated when people tell me there are better headphones available at a lower price. Even if true, that’s a matter to be sorted out between me, my ears, and my bank account. Show More Summary
Israeli plans to advance settlement construction in the West Bank drew sharp rebukes Friday from the United States and Palestinian Authority, adding to already strained relations.
This week, Change.org is hiring a communications manager, while The World Bank needs an online producer. Smithsonian Enterprises is seeking a senior vice president of programming, and Atlantic Media is on the hunt for an associate producer for AtlanticLIVE. Show More Summary
California-based Merchants Bank is ceasing its business with companies that allow people in the US to send money to Somalia. It was one of the last US banks willing to serve as a medium for transactions on behalf of these companies,Show More Summary
The future of Bravo's "The Real Housewives of New Jersey" has been questioned ever since one of its main stars, Teresa Giudice, was sentenced to 15 months in jail for bank fraud. Now that Teresa has been locked up for almost a month, there are rumors about who will be replacing her when the show premieres its new season this year.
Currently we are seeing the biggest global reflationary wave since 2008/2009 as central banks across the globe are slashing interest rates and expanding their balance sheets. Monetary policy acts with a lag and in the months ahead we are likely to see its effects...
Bravo producers are working hard on the upcoming seventh season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Following the series’ sixth season, the show’s unofficial star, Teresa Giudice, began serving a 15-month prison term for bank and wire fraud, which put Bravo producers in a tough situation. Show More Summary
BGC Partners, which is run by Howard Lutnick, who also runs the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald, seized the opportunity to reiterate its own hostile bid to buy the brokerage firm GFI for about $778 million in cash.
$$$ German and British Regulators Examining Deutsche Bank’s Controls and Reporting [Dealbook] $$$ Shake Shacks Surge In Market Debut [WSJ] $$$ Secret hedge fund shorts revealed [NetNet] $$$ Tom Brady’s $2.6 Million Super Bowl Pay Cut...Show More Summary
Can we please just have a moment of silence for everyone’s bank account. If you’ve ever wanted to own a massive 50 pound Studio Scale model of Ripley’s “Get away from her, you Bitch!” Power Loader, thenShow More Summary
If your answer is "because nobody would want it," you are wrong, because a fecal bank called OpenBiome will buy your poop to the tune of $13,000 a year. Read more...
Chicagoans young and old and from all walks of life on Friday streamed past the closed casket of baseball great Ernie Banks, the Cubs Hall of Famer, paying their respects to one of the city's biggest heroes.
How can the Federal Reserve even think about raising rates when price pressures are falling so short of the central bank’s official 2% target? That’s been a question on the minds of many central bank watchers, some Fed officials and financial market participants for some time.
For about 10 years now, two married friends of mine, both low-paid small-town schoolteachers, have been sending a monthly check for $50 to one of their former students. They tell me he’s the poorest person they’ve ever met. Given the hardscrabble place where they’ve...
Add Steve Madden to the list of celebrities Iggy Azalea has beef with. Just weeks after Azalea was at the center of a heated feud with rapper Azealia Banks, as reported by Inquistr, the Australian rapper was apparently at it again on Thursday. Show More Summary
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco President John Williams said Friday the U.S. economy remains on a solid path that will open the door to interest-rate increases in the summer.
After paying his respects to Ernie Banks on Friday, Billy Williams thought about all the good times they had together.