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TD Ameritrade (AMTD) Joins GE (GE), Coke (KO), McDonalds (MCD), Visa (V), AT&T (T) As USOC Sponsor

TD Ameritrade Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:AMTD) has reportedly signed on to be a sponsor for the U.S. Olympic Committee, the first in the online broker segment to do so.They will join others like Acer, Coca-Cola (NYSE:KO), Visa (NYSE:V), Anheuser-Busch (NYSE:BUD), AT&T (NYSE:T), Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW), Atos Origin, BMW Group NA, BP (NYSE:BP), General Electric (NYSE:GE), McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD), Procter

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Brazil Approves Syngenta’s (NYSE:SYT) Triple Stack Corn

Filed in Brazil, Gold Bullion prices, o, silver, Syngenta, Triple Stack Corn by on February 4, 2011 0 Comments

Syngenta (NYSE:SYT) announced they’ve received approval from Brazil for the company’s triple stack corn. The National Biosafety Committee in Brazil told Syngenta they could now plant its triple stack corn: Bt11 x MIR162 x GA21 in the country. The triple stack corn of Syngenta is a combination of tolerance to herbicides and resistance to insects, specifically the fall army worm, which is the

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European Regulators to Cap Bank Bonuses

Filed in euro, New Gold by on October 11, 2010 0 Comments
European Regulators to Cap Bank Bonuses

Filed under: Management , Industry , Politics BBC News reported that the Committee of European Banking Supervisors passed a measure to cap European bank bonuses to 30%. This committee is made up of financial regulators from EU’s 27 members. Draft regulations will be drawn up within the next few days, followed by a one month discussion. The specifics of the proposal are: Cash bonuses to be capped at 30%. A new watchdog would define what a big bonus is. Continue reading European Regulators to Cap Bank Bonuses European Regulators to Cap Bank Bonuses originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Mon, 11 Oct 2010 12:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments

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Will We See Further Quantitative Easing?

Filed in Gold Investing, inflation, Quantitative Easing, silver by on September 25, 2010 0 Comments

[Given the Fed’s most recent] statement at the end of their meeting last week in which they said: “The Committee will continue to monitor the economic outlook and financial developments and is prepared to provide additional accommodation if needed to support the economic recovery and to return inflation, over time, to levels consistent with its mandate” (Translation: ‘inflation may be getting too low, but don’t worry, we are on the job’) it seems to be setting us up for another round of quantitative easing. Words: 1147

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Israel’s sex trade booming

Filed in Bank Gold by on July 27, 2010 0 Comments

The Parliamentary Inquiry Committee, headed by Knesset member Zehava Galon of the left-wing Yahad party, commissioned the report in an effort to combat the sex trade in Israel. Findings showed that some 3,000 and 5,000 women are smuggled to Israel annually and sold into the prostitution industry, where they are constantly subjected to violence and abuse.

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Ignoring Sovereign Default Damages Credibility of EU’s Bank Stress Tests

Filed in Debt, euro, Gold Investing, sov, sovereign debt by on July 24, 2010 0 Comments

The European Union (EU) bank stress tests failed to account for a sovereign default, meaning results show a healthier banking sector than actually exists. The tests results were released Friday with seven banks failing, but analysts say many more institutions could have failed if the tests simulated a sovereign default. Testing regulators from the Committee of European Banking Supervisors (CEBS) decided against testing securities held in lenders’ banking books, where sovereign debt is held and only written down in the case of default. ” The long awaited stress tests do not seem to have been that stressful after all, ” said Gary Jenkins, an analyst at Evolution Securities Ltd. “The most controversial area surrounds the treatment of the banks’ sovereign debt holdings.”

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Napolitano Hasn’t Reviewed ‘In Detail’ the Arizona Immigration Law She’s Criticized

Filed in Bank Gold, gld by on May 18, 2010 0 Comments

CNSNews | Napolitano told the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee she had not reviewed the law in detail.

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Hungarys Fidesz wins 2/3 96 pct of votes counted

Filed in Gold Holdings by on April 25, 2010 0 Comments

BUDAPEST, April 25 – Hungary’s centre-right Fidesz party has won a two-thirds legislative majority with 262 seats in the next parliament, based on 96 percent of votes counted, the National Election Committee said on Sunday. The projection, publish Hungarys Fidesz wins 2/3 96 pct of votes counted

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AIDS Drug Access Bill Clears Key Florida Legislative Committee Notes AHF

Filed in Gold Investing by on April 12, 2010 0 Comments

Florida is poised to enact health care legislation that would add clarity to existing state statutes by requiring that all state-regulated health plans include lifesaving antiretroviral HIV/AIDS drugs on their drug formularies or preferred drug lis AIDS Drug Access Bill Clears Key Florida Legislative Committee Notes AHF

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Thurston GOP leader: Rossi to run against Murray

Filed in Gold by on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

Two things from Scott Roberts … First, he has no inside information as Thurston County Republican Party chairman. Second, there isn't any doubt in his mind that Dino Rossi is running for U.S. Senate against three-term Democratic Sen. Patty Murray. Rossi was in Washington, D.C., last week meeting with Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele and also visiting with Republican senators who want to win back a few seats from the Democrats. “I think Rossi is in. … He doesn't get seen in D.C. unless he is in,” Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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MPs insist Climategate just hot air

Filed in Gold Bullion prices by on March 31, 2010 0 Comments

Climategate was a lot of fuss about nothing, claims Britain’s parliamentary inquiry into the scandal: The focus on Professor Jones and CRU has been largely misplaced. On the accusations relating to Professor Jones’s refusal to share raw data and computer codes, the Committee considers that his actions were in line with common practice in the climate science community but that those practices need to change… Insofar as the Committee was able to consider accusations of dishonesty against CRU, the Committee considers that there is no case to answer. Original Article: Forum: News/Activism

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Results of the Climategate Parliamentary Inquiry in the UK

Filed in gld, Gold, Gold Spot Market by on March 30, 2010 0 Comments
Results of the Climategate Parliamentary Inquiry in the UK

This is the final report, which has been embargoed until 5:01 PM PDT / 00:01 GMT March 31st. Below is the emailed notice to MP’s sent with the PDF of the report. Date: 30 March 2010 10:30 Subject: EMBARGOED REPORT: CLIMATE SCIENCE MUST BECOME MORE TRANSPARENT SAY MPs To: [undisclosed recipients] Phil Willis MP, Committee Chair, is available

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