Middle East countries which are energy exporters have better investment ratings than oil importers in the region, Fitch says, and that gap is widening.
Coralline algae (Corallinales, Rhodophyta) that form rhodoliths are important ecosystem engineers and carbonate producers in many polar coastal habitats. This study deals with rhodolith communities from Floskjeret (78°18?N), Krossfjorden (79°08?N), and Mosselbukta (79°53?N), off Spitsbergen Island, Svalbard Archipelago, Norway. Show More Summary
With the Yen collapsing vs. all other currencies, inquiring minds may be wondering how prime minister Shinzo Abe's inflation policy is working out in practice. Let's start with a look at the Yen. Yen Daily Chart for One Year In the last year, the Yen has fallen from 124.79 to 97.56. Show More Summary
The start of any new fitness regimen can be full of many unknowns, like how much you should be exercising and how to do basic strength-training moves. One more important aspect of your new exercise routine you shouldn't ignore? Finding...Show More Summary
``"Since the Settlement was announced, I have released three prior progress reports that detailed the banks' self-reported consumer relief data on a quarterly basis," said Smith. "I believe it is important to continue to share this data with the public, and, accordingly have done so on my website. Show More Summary
Kai Wright gives his take on Colorlines on the controversial angle of last weekend's high-profile commencement addresses. Graduation season is upon us, and with it the time-honored ritual of big, important graduation speeches. This weekend,...Show More Summary
An important new study suggests that statins, the cholesterol-lowering medications that are the most prescribed drugs in the world, may block some of the fitness benefits of exercise, one of the surest ways to improve health.
Evening Headlin es Bloomb er g: EU Panel Penalties to Hurt Solar Firms From China to U.K. The European Union is poised to penalize imports of Chinese solar products, a move that would increase Europe’s cost for most photovoltaic panels...Show More Summary
It's been suggested that the NFL is a ''passing'' league, which it always has been. Most importantly, the game of football is about running the ball, which it also always has been. The Dallas Cowboys seem well positioned in the backfield with numerous young running backs that offer plenty of capability. Show More Summary
Surging nominal imports and a miss for exports just about sums up perfectly just how the reality of Abenomics is crushing the real economy as the market goes from strength to strength on the hope that recovery is just around the corner. Show More Summary
The results of a new study provide direct computational evidence that nucleation of ice in small droplets is strongly size-dependent, an important conclusion in understanding water’s behavior at the nanoscale.
On 6 June, Christie?s will hold a sale of Important French Furniture from a Private Collection in New York. Comprised of 46 lots, this distinguished collection encompasses the whole range of the golden age of French decorative arts,Show More Summary
Master Paintings Week, now in its fifth year and already an important event in the London art calendar, takes place from 28 June to 5 July 2013 and, for the first time, will have the support of The Crown Estate. The successful collaboration...Show More Summary
The NBA playoffs often come down to the positive or negative contributions of a single player. While one person cannot win a championship by himself, a strong performance can put a team over the top in a number of games. Conversely, some poor plays down the stretch can derail a squad's hopes for victory. Show More Summary
In a Sabyasachi sari, Samantha attended the recent award night held in Chennai. Big earrings, good ol’ ice on the ever important finger and a bindi is all that it took to finish out the look. She looked sweet! (We’ll just pretend we don’t see the belly button bling. sigh) Samantha At 7th Annual Vijay [...]
With all the talk, hype and hoopla surrounding the Michigan Wolverines’ 2014 class and 2015 efforts, it’s important not to let the 2013 class be shoved aside. It’s easy to let Hoke’s second group of recruits get filed away and reopened for discussion come late summer and fall. Show More Summary
If live/work units conjure up romantic images of artists and studio spaces (or at least of one less person commuting to the office), prepare to be disappointed. According to the LA Business Journal (sub. req.), there's trouble brewing at...
In New York, its not the "1%" who control the market -- it's the 4%.
How big is "too big to fail"? In the great state of New York, it's pretty darn big. In fact, in some places "2B2F" is pretty darn near to "too big to compete with." Meet your banker -- whether you like it or not A recent report out of...Show More Summary