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The always imminent demise of the global dollar

The always imminent demise of the global dollar

The always imminent demise of the global dollar – Central Banking End of drawer navigation content Skip to main content Geopolitical rivals to the US have long bemoaned their dependence on the US dollar. France’s…

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Oil edges up after less-than-expected U.S. inventories rise By Reuters

Oil edges up after less-than-expected U.S. inventories rise By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Pump jacks operate at sunset in an oil field in Midland, Texas U.S. August 22, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford/File Photo By Shariq Khan BENGALURU (Reuters) -Oil prices were up slightly in light…

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The psychology behind why changes to a rewards program are stirring up anger, even though many will get grande benefits

The psychology behind why changes to a rewards program are stirring up anger, even though many will get grande benefits

Starbucks, the coffee chain giant, is modifying its rewards program, and the news is full of stories of outraged consumers. The main focus of their ire is that, starting Feb. 13, 2023, it will cost…

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here’s why it happened in Africa

here’s why it happened in Africa

That humans originated in Africa is widely accepted. But it’s not generally recognised how unique features of Africa’s ecology were responsible for the crucial evolutionary transitions from forest-inhabiting fruit-eater to savanna-dwelling hunter. These were founded…

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U.S. oil refining margins hit 3-month high as plant outages rise By Reuters

U.S. oil refining margins hit 3-month high as plant outages rise By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A nighttime view of the Torrance Refinery, an oil refinery operated by PBF Energy, in Torrance, California, U.S., March 10, 2022. Picture taken March 10, 2022. Picture taken with a drone.…

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Directors need limits to how many boards they sit on. Stretching their time too thinly is risky

Directors need limits to how many boards they sit on. Stretching their time too thinly is risky

Experienced directors of companies are in high demand in countries around the world. For this reason, many hold multiple directorships. There’s an upside to this. Directors with multiple directorships are able to gain more knowledge,…

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Our Solar System is filled with asteroids that are particularly hard to destroy, new study finds

Our Solar System is filled with asteroids that are particularly hard to destroy, new study finds

A vast amount of rocks and other material are hurtling around our Solar System as asteroids and comets. If one of these came towards us, could we successfully prevent the collision between an asteroid and…

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Daring to know in times of uncertainty and structural shifts

Keynote speech by FSB Chair Klaas Knot at the 11th Institute for Law and Finance Conference on "The Future of the Financial Sector: The Next Systemic Financial Crisis – Where Might it Come From?: Financial…

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U.S. FDA proposes limits on lead in processed baby food By Reuters

U.S. FDA proposes limits on lead in processed baby food By Reuters

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Baby food is on display at Best World Supermarket in the Mount Pleasant neighborhood of Washington, D.C., U.S., August 19, 2022. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger (Reuters) – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration…

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Bringing manufacturing back to the US requires political will, but success hinges on training American workers

Bringing manufacturing back to the US requires political will, but success hinges on training American workers

Supply chain disruptions during COVID-19 brought to light how interdependent nations are when it comes to manufacturing. The inability of the U.S. to produce such needed goods as test kits and personal protective equipment during…

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