Early Headlines: U.S. Military Weakness, Uncertainties over Greek Deal, China to Fight Housing Slump and More
Early Bird Headlines 26 February 2015
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- U.S. Military No Longer Able to Fight Two Wars at Same Time (The Washington Examiner)
- HSBC, the bank that ran aground while overseas (Financial Times) We are now seeing banking as a criminal conspiracy in a whole new light.
- Unregulated expansion of higher education costing millions (The Conversation) Alternative providers (both non-profit charities and for-profit companies) are wasting millions.
- Imagine a country losing all of its college grads (CNBC)
- Greece sees problems repaying IMF, ECB; Germans air mistrust (Reuters)
- This is the real reason Greece has a massive tax-evasion problem (Business Insider)
- German MPs urged to take tough line on Greece (Financial Times) German business group lobbying for anti-Greek vote in the Bundestag on Friday.
- Germany Sells Five-Year Debt at Negative Yield (The New York Times) Another country starts charging "storage fees" for holding money.
- China farming boom has left ecosystems in danger of total collapse (The Conversation)
- China Said to Prepare Steps to Counter Housing Market Slump (Bloomberg Business)
- Iron ore the victim in Beijing's smog crackdown (China Spectator) China's cutbacks in steel production will hit Australia hard.
- Surge in Chinese housebuying spurs global backlash (Financial Times) Australian house prices especially driven up by Chinese buyers.
- Who's behind the 'Nicaragua Grand Canal'—and why? (CNBC) There is a lot of controversy over this project.
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