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  • If You Want People to Listen, Stop Talking
    George*, a managing director at a large financial services firm, had an uncanny ability to move a roomful of people to his perspective. What George said was not always popular, but he was a master persuader.
    By Peter Bregman.  Forbes.  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:06:00 GMT.
  • Turkey’s Limak secures 395 mln euro loan for Hamitabat plant investment
    Turkey’s Limak said on May 27 it had secured a 395-million-euro ($430.75 million) long-term project finance loan as part of a $520 million investment to modernize the Hamitabat power plant in northwest Turkey
    Hurriyet.  Wed, 27 May 2015 16:02:00 +0200.
  • Power Annual Deals Analysis 2014
    NEW YORK, May 27, 2015 -- SummaryGlobalData?s ?Power Annual Deals Analysis 2014? report is an essential source of data and trend analysis on the mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and financings in the power market. ...
    PR Newswire.  Wed, 27 May 2015 14:20:00 EDT.
  • Dollar retreats after its best day in two years
    A string of reversals from sharp moves the previous day marked global financial market trading on Wednesday, with stocks and oil gaining ground and the U.S. dollar falling after its biggest rally in two years. ...
    Yahoo.  Wed, 27 May 2015 10:45:03 GMT.
  • Chinese vice premier urges Asia-Europe "connectivity"
    Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli called on Asia and Europe to strengthen their communication, trade and financial links as he opened a Eurasian political and business forum in southwest China's Chongqing City on Wednesday.
    Xinhua.  2015-05-27.
  • Economic Scene: Government R&D, Private Profits and the American Taxpayer
    Taxpayer-financed research can generate large rewards down the road. In an era of tight budgets, a slice of the profits could finance new innovations.
    Eduardo Porter.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 26 May 2015 20:48:44 GMT.
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  • Sketch Guy: With Short-Term Goals, Go for a Bird in the Hand
    The return on an investment is not nearly as important as having the money there when it’s needed, a financial planner writes.
    Carl Richards.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 26 May 2015 17:13:07 GMT.
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  • Deutsche hit over unclear accounting
    Deutsche Bank is paying $55m (£36m) to settle civil charges by US regulators for allegedly mis-stating financial reports.
    BBC News.  Tue, 26 May 2015 16:44:28 GMT.
  • Ingushetian Finance Minister Suspected Of Misuse Of Budget Funds
    Ingushetian Finance Minister Ruslan Tsechoyev is suspected of abusing his official position by using funds allocated from the federal budget for a purpose other than that for which the money was earmarked.
    Radio Liberty.  Tue, 26 May 2015 14:43:37 +0000.
  • Harper government changes course, now open to 'voluntary' CPP enhancement
    Canadians wondering about how they are going to fund their retirement could eventually see a new, voluntary program that lets them bump up their contributions to the Canada Pension Plan, Finance Minister Joe Oliver says.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Tue, 26 May 2015 11:19:20 EDT.

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