Early Bird Headlines 08 March 2015
Econintersect: Here are some of the headlines we found to help you start your day. For more headlines see our afternoon feature for GEI members, What We Read Today, which has many more headlines and a number of article discussions to keep you abreast of what we have found interesting.
- Banks Are Getting Better at Taking Stress Tests (Bloomberg Business)
- Holder Weighs Dismantling the Ferguson Police Dept. (The New York Times)
- Austria will not return Klimt masterpiece to Jewish heirs (Al Jazeera) The fight over the ‘Beethoven Frieze,’ one of Klimt’s most famous paintings, tested Austria’s laws on returning Nazi art.
- Solar-powered desalination best option for off-grid Indian villages, MIT researchers say (Water/Waste processing) Electrodialysis of saline sources may solve India’s potable and industrial water problems.
- Liquidity evaporates in China as ‘fiscal cliff’ nears (The Telegraph) In the first three quarters of 2014 total government revenues grew by approximately 8% (local governments by more than 9%). In the following three quarters (ending 2Q 2015) the estimate is for total government revenues to shrink by 2% (local governments minus 4%).
- China says progress being made on India border talks (Reuters)
- Colombia landmines: Farc to help army clear minefields (BBC News) Colombia tip-toes toward peace after five decades of fighting.
- Executives Are Jailed in Chile Finance Scandal (The New York Times)
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