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Stung by China, Japan Turns to Recycling for Rare Earth

Monday, October 4th, 2010

Recent problems with Chinese supplies of rare earths have sent Japanese traders and companies in search of alternative sources. The NYT reports.

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Stung by China, Japan Turns to Recycling for Rare Earth

World Panel Backs Rules to Avert Banking Crises

Sunday, September 12th, 2010

Central bankers and regulators agreed Sunday on new rules for banks that are designed to avert future financial disasters, but could also dampen profits. The NYT reports.

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World Panel Backs Rules to Avert Banking Crises

Obama to Propose Tax Write-off for Capital Investments

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

President Obama will call for allowing businesses to deduct from their taxes through 2011 the full value of new equipment purchase, the NYT reports.

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Obama to Propose Tax Write-off for Capital Investments

US Says Most Oil From Spill Poses Little Additional Risk

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Only about 26 percent of the oil from the Deepwater Horizon leak is still in the water or onshore, but most of it is diluted and breaking down rapidly, officials say. The NYT reports

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Economic Indicator: Even Cheaper Knockoffs

Saturday, July 31st, 2010

How bad is the economy? Even counterfeiters are shifting down to more ordinary goods. The NYT explains.

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Economic Indicator: Even Cheaper Knockoffs

Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Common Tactic Debate

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

With President Obama’s successful move to force BP to establish a $20 billion compensation fund, he has reinvigorated a debate about the reach of government power.

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Obama’s Twist of BP’s Arm Stirs Common Tactic Debate

Fed Study Hints Rates to Stay at Record Lows Until 2012

Monday, June 14th, 2010

The Federal Reserve isn’t saying when it might increase rates, but a new Fed research paper suggests that it won’t be earlier than 2012. The NYT reports.

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Fed Study Hints Rates to Stay at Record Lows Until 2012

Rate of Oil Leak, Still Not Clear, Puts Doubt on BP

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

With no consensus among experts on how much oil is pouring from the wellhead, it is near impossible to assess the containment cap’s effectiveness.

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Rate of Oil Leak, Still Not Clear, Puts Doubt on BP

BP Works to Stem Another Torrent: Its CEO

Friday, June 4th, 2010

BP, already bedeviled by the oil spill, now finds itself with one more problem: Tony Hayward, its gaffe-prone chief executive. The NYT reports.

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BP Works to Stem Another Torrent: Its CEO

Size of Oil Spill in Gulf Underestimated, Scientists Say

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Scientists and environmental groups are raising sharp questions about the size of the oil leak in the gulf, estimated at 5,000 barrels a day, declaring that the leak must be far larger. The NYT reports.

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Size of Oil Spill in Gulf Underestimated, Scientists Say