LONDON, July 31- Supporters of natural gas promote it as a clean "bridge fuel" between the coal-and-oil dominated energy system of the present and the zero-emissions system of the future based on renewables and nuclear power. Shifting to gas is at the heart of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed new rules for power plant emissions.» Read More
The Katrina anniversary is all about contrasts. More than one resident has called it a tale of two cities and, as cliched as that phrase may be, it certainly applies here. Unemployment is below the national average, but poverty is twice the national rate.
To really know if we have succeeded, to really know if we have created a New Orleans region better than before, we have to go out ten years. Here we will find the “new normal” that will come to pass after the Katrina money has run dry, and the economy is left to stand on its own.
It's a tall order to transform New Orleans by 2030, but that's the aim of the city's new master plan—five years after Hurricane Katrina hobbled this historic place and the surrounding Gulf coast region.
Stocks kicked off August with a rally after another round of encouraging earnings reports and a better-than-expected reading on manufacturing. Brian Gendreau, market strategist at Financial Network, and Larry Rosenthal, president of Financial Planning Services, discussed their insights.
Unemployment benefits should be extended for humanitarian reasons, billionaire businessman Mort Zuckerman told CNBC Monday.
The Lone Star State edged out last year's winner, Virginia, for the top spot, managing a score of 1508, out of a possible 2439.
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The Chinese economy's surprisingly strong 11.9 percent growth reinforces the belief that tighter monetary policy is on its way for the world’s most populous nation. But inflation eased a little bit so tightening may be a way off.
What many Westerners may know about the Middle East falls far short of what the vast region has to offer investors.
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A faulty elevator was behind the shutdown of the observation deck on the world's tallest tower that effectively closed the half-mile-high Burj Khalifa to the public, witnesses and a Dubai rescue official said Tuesday.
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The fact that Dubai has been struggling under huge debts is not a surprise to anyone who has followed the Emirate’s economy over the last 10 years.
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As the economic slowdown peters out and recovery shoots arise, governments are still making good on their promises of infrastructure spending in their massive stimulus packages. And it may be just the time for investors to make money off these government-initiated projects.
Don’t get left behind.
A new Government Accountability Office report shows how and where stimulus funds have been spent so far, including $11 billion for highway projects across the country.
Former eBay chief executive Meg Whitman officially launched her bid for governor of California on Tuesday, sketching out her ideas to return the state to a time when "California had its act together."
Chinese stocks have unusually determined global market direction lately, bringing equities crashing down earlier this week, and talk about an end of the rally has intensified.