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Why Skeptics Should Encourage Energy Use from Fossil Fuels Where Economically Justified

Guest essay by Alan Carlin I was actively involved in environmental protection as a Sierra Club activist and senior EPA analyst for over 45 years, but about eight years ago I concluded that I could not support the energy use/CO2 reduction objectives of the environmental movement and many governments in the developed world. These objectives…

Sam’s Club Doing Worse Than Costco, Will Try More Organic Food Maybe

If you’d like to study the uneven economic recovery of the last few years, just compare warehouse chains Costco and Sam’s Club. While both warehouse chains serve people who like to buy their granola bars 48 at a time, Walmart-owned Sam’s serves customers who are less affluent than the more urban customer base of Costco. Overall revenue is down at … [More]

Is Premier League Promotion Really Worth $185M? What The Numbers Say

Parachute payments are made to relegated clubs over four seasons and are supposed to help reduce the economic pain of relegation – essentially methadone for the crack cocaine that is TV money.

How much you have to earn to be in the 1% in every state

What does it take to join America's most exclusive club, the top 1% of earners? A January report from the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN) looked at income inequality in the US broken down by state, and one of its calculations...Show More Summary

R.I.P. “The Riv,” The Riviera Comedy Club in Las Vegas, Nevada

The Riviera Comedy Club died tonight after fighting a lengthy battle with economics. The club is survived by hundreds of mourning comics: Some great, some hacks, some geniuses, some frauds, some journeymen and women, some who became successful, some who did not, some who went on to write TV and blockbuster films, and some who went on […]

Latin America's Most Competitive Football Clubs

It's not always about the quality, it's about the competition. And, in this corner of the world, competition can be about as fierce as you are likely to encounter anywhere within footballing parameters. Whilst the economic force of Latin...Show More Summary

Country Clubs Use Myriad of Ways to Survive Slow Economy

last monthSports / Golf : On Par

Once considered a jewel of Northern California, Winchester Country Club became nearly unrecognizable after the landowner was forced to foreclose the property during the economic downturn.

Country clubs use myriad of ways to survive slow economy

last monthSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Fore-tunate: Country clubs starting to revive after tough times during economic downturn        

The Cost of a 'Bright Future' in a Primitive Cave

Economic and political sanctions on Russia will cause collateral damage to the EU, says Zinovyev Club’s Co-Chair Olga Zinovyev.

Constitutional Right to Hunt, Fish, Spend

2 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

Op-Ed by Ben Carter Executive Director Dallas Safari Club Hunting and fishing are more than just traditional lifestyles or weekend hobbies in Texas. They’re an economic force. Consider current statistics: 2.7 million people hunt or fish in Texas – more than the population of Houston (2.1 million). Show More Summary

Welegedara spell equals world record

2 months agoSports / Cricket : The Cordon

Chanaka Welegedara equalled the world record for the most economical four-over T20 spell, as Tamil Union handed out a 45-run defeat to Sinhalese Sports Club at the Colombo Cricket Club Ground

Garcia says Emanuel policies drive middle class to suburbs

Mayoral challenger Jesus "Chuy" Garcia on Monday kept up his criticism of Mayor Rahm Emanuel as a friend to wealthy Chicagoans, telling a City Club audience the mayor's policies amount to trickle-down economics that exacerbate the city's financial problems by driving middle class families to...

Aer Lingus Business Class Awards Wide Open This Summer

As most of you probably know by now, British Airways Executive Club is devaluing their award chart for bookings made as of April 28, 2015. While the cost of their most economical redemptions stay the same (economy on shorthaul flights),...Show More Summary

Expect More Uncertainty Related To Fed

Fed Speaker Leaves Many Doors Open In a speech Monday to the Economic Club of New York, Federal Reserve Vice Chairman Stanley Fisher tried to shift focus away from the first rate hike and toward the process of rate normalization. From Reuters: Much of his speech to the Economic Club of New York focused on [...]

It's time to say your goodbyes to forward guidance and the zero lower bound

Vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Stanley Fischer spoke on Monday at a meeting of the Economics Club of New York. (Fischer's full speech is here). Throughout the speech and the following Q&A, Fischer's underlying point was this: US...Show More Summary

Fed's Fischer: We'll probably raise rates this year

Federal Reserve vice chair Stanley Fischer just spoke before the Economic Club of New york. Fischer said that it will likely be appropriate for the Fed to raise rates this year, but said rate increases won't followed a predictable or...Show More Summary

Fed Vice-Chair Stan Fischer Explains What Yellen Really Meant Last Week - Live Feed

With the world now convinmced that Janet Yellen is as dovish as she has ever been on rate hikes, today comes the first post-FOMC speech. None other than Vice-chair Stanley Fischer is due to address The Economic Club of New York on the...Show More Summary

Brian France says biggest mistake was Car of Tomorrow

Brian France said Friday that his (and NASCAR's) biggest mistake has been the Car of Tomorrow. France was asked what his biggest mistake was at the Detroit Economic Club where he spoke to high school and college students. From the Detroit...Show More Summary

Obama: If I could do it again, ‘I think I would have closed Guantanamo on the first day’

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama slammed Republicans’ latest budget proposals on Wednesday, saying funding for research, education and infrastructure would be better for economic growth than tax cuts. In a speech at the City Club of Cleveland, Obama mocked Republicans for turning to tax cuts in a...

Obama: I Should Have Closed Guantánamo Bay on Day One

2 months agoNews : Mediaite

During a Q&A session following his speech on middle class economics to the City Club of Cleveland Wednesday afternoon, President Barack Obama revealed on thing he would do differently if he could start his presidency over knowing what he knows now. "I think I would have closed Guantánamo on the first day," he told the crowd.

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