Posts Tagged ‘emergency’

Norway intervenes to end oil worker strike over pension

Norway, the world’s fifth largest oil exporter, on Monday used its emergency power to bring striking oil and gas workers back to work, ending a 16-day-long dispute between energy companies and trade unions over pensions. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Retail Health Clinics Expanding

In 2009 the Rand Corp. compared care and costs for treating three common illnesses in different settings. In that study, retail clinics cost at least 30 percent less than physicians’ offices, urgent care centers and emergency departments, while the quality of care was at least as good. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business […]

Out-Of Network Care Is Expensive But A Couple Of New Options Help

Some recent developments put consumers in a slightly stronger position if they go out of network: A new database lets consumers learn the prevailing rates for medical procedures in their area, and the 2010 health-care overhaul provides better protection when people receive out-of-network emergency care. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And […]

ECB announces $53 billion available to banks for loans

European Central Bank officials are offering new emergency loans to banks in an effort to add stability during the ongoing eurozone financial crisis. View full post on Banking Stories

Assad vows to lift Syrian emergency law

President Bashar al-Assad promises to lift 48 years of emergency law by next week but ignoresd popular demands to curb the security apparatus and dismantle Syria’s authoritarian system View full post on UK Business Stories

CP Rail results top expectations

Calgary-based Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. issued better-than-expected financial results Wednesday, even as emergency crews were dealing with the overnight derailment of one of its freight trains. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Fed fund boosted healthy banks

Some of the world’s strongest banks have profited from an emergency credit facility set up by the US Federal Reserve to shore up confidence in the global financial system, according to a Financial Times analysis of data released by the Fed View full post on UK Business Stories