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  • Plunging oil prices could boost geopolitical tensions: Bank of England report

    Plunging oil prices could heighten geopolitical tensions, trigger defaults by U.S. shale oil and gas firms and destabilize euro zone inflation expectations, the Bank of England warned on Tuesday. In a half-yearly assessment of global financial risks,...
  • Olam to become top-tier cocoa processor with $1.3 bln ADM deal

    Olam to become top-tier cocoa processor with $1.3 bln ADM deal
    Olam International Ltd will buy Archer Daniels Midland Co's cocoa business for $1.3 billion, catapulting the Singapore-based commodities firm into the top tier of global suppliers to the growing chocolate business. The deal would be Olam's biggest ever...
  • Gerald Cross: Increased crime from heroin use taxes local police

    Gerald Cross: Increased crime from heroin use taxes local police
    The statewide surge in heroin abuse is terrifying and shows no signs of stopping, while at the same time a growing number of municipalities are finding it harder to fund an adequate level of police coverage. That's one of the takeaways from a series...
  • World set to end year in brittle economic state

    The global economy is ending the year in a fragile state with factory activity shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remaining weak, and emerging market giant Russia in a spiraling currency crisis. "These are uncertain times again and there is...
  • Pentagon weighs U.S. funding bill impact on terrorism fight

    The Pentagon is scrambling to assess the impact of Congress' decision last week to approve only a third of the requested funding on the U.S. counterterrorism fight in Syria and Africa, the department's budget chief said on Monday. An appropriations...
  • A new face at Philly's Fernley & Fernley

    PHILADELPHIA A seismic shift has occurred at Fernley & Fernley in Philadelphia, the nation's oldest association-management company. A woman is now occupying the president's office. And Trudie Bruner is not a Fernley family member. Both are firsts for...
  • Some states retreat on mental health funding

    WASHINGTON Fewer states increased their spending on mental health programs this year compared with last year, when a spate of horrific shootings by assailants with histories of mental illness prompted a greater focus on the shortcomings of the country's...
  • U.S. fed funds rate falls for 1st time in two weeks

    A key overnight borrowing cost for U.S. banks fell for the first time in over two weeks after the Federal Reserve cut an interest rate on a test program aimed to reach its rate target when it decides to tighten monetary policy, Fed data released on...
  • Financially healthy Peninsula Chamber of Commerce ready to foster entrepreneurship in Hampton Roads

    Financially healthy Peninsula Chamber of Commerce ready to foster entrepreneurship in Hampton Roads
    In 2015, a stronger Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce plans to help foster regional entrepreneurship and find ways to retain young Peninsula talent, the incoming board chairman said. "We have a renewed and vibrant Chamber here on the Peninsula now,...
  • Investors see Greek upheaval ring-fenced from rest of euro zone

    Greece's future in the euro zone may hang in the balance once more, but investors believe the market fallout from any current political turbulence can be insulated, unlike during the region's sovereign debt crisis of 2012. Investors are betting that a...
  • EU to aid Bosnia with $207 million in bid to spur reform

    The European Commission will support Bosnia's reform program with 166 million euros ($207.7 million) until 2017 in a drive to revive the country's bid to join the EU, the Commission said on Tuesday. The European Union agreed on Monday to implement a...