Posts Tagged ‘support’

ECB president Mario Draghi raises possibility of 3-year government bond purchases

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Brussels, Belgium (4E) – European Central Bank (ECB) president Mario Draghi has once again made remarks that support a move by the bank to help struggling euro zone countries through purchase of government bonds that have maturity of three years or less. Several European MPs have revealed that […]

Geithner, Schaeuble back EU leaders in keeping the euro alive

Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and his German counterpart Wolfgang Schaeuble have both expressed their support to the commitment by European leaders to make all efforts necessary to defend the euro, although their meeting did not mention anything about struggling Greece. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Target sells T-Shirts to support gay marriage group

Target is selling T-shirts on its website to raise money in support of gay marriage, irking gay marriage opponents. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

German public workers strike disrupts air travel

Hundreds of flights were cancelled in Germany on Tuesday after ground crew workers went out on a warning strike over pay and in support of a broader strike. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

President Obama lauds as U.S. Senate reigns in insider trading by lawmakers

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, D.C., United States (AHN) – President Barack Obama on Thursday evening welcomed the Senate nod for the Stock Act, as the lawmakers voted 96-3 to ban insider trading for members of Congress, their staffs and top executive branch policy makers. Calling it “an important step to rebuild the […]

House to vote on tougher sanctions against Iran for nuclear program

Tom Ramstack – AHN News Legal Correspondent Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – The House of Representatives plans to vote on two bills as soon as Tuesday to increase economic sanctions against Iran for what U.S. lawmakers say is Iran’s program to develop nuclear weapons. The bills would freeze U.S. assets of countries or companies […]

How I Found Happiness

Billionaire Ted Leonsis shares lessons he learned in living a life and building a business with no regrets. Ted Leonsis has just about done it all. He spent 15 years at AOL, eventually becoming vice chairman and president, and he now serves as the company’s vice chairman emeritus. He went on to become the founder, […]

Asian Stocks Advance as Greece Makes Progress to Secure Aid

Asian stocks advanced for a second day, with the regional benchmark index heading for its biggest two-day gain since December 2009, after Greece made progress in meeting requirements for more international aid and Germany vowed continued support for the country. View full post on Finance Stories

UBS chief quits after clash over strategy

Bank’s board gave unanimous support for Oswald GrĂ¼bel to remain but refused to back his plans to overhaul strategy and corporate governance View full post on UK Business Stories

U.S. stamps Indian Mujahideen terrorist organization with links to others

Tejinder Singh – AHN News Correspondent Washington, DC, United States (AHN) – The United States on Thursday tightened the noose on terrorist organizations operating from South Asia with designation of another group that operates from India but that has close links with Pakistan-based terror outfits. U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a communique designated […]