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Canada Tries to Woo China Over Alberta Oil Sands

Canadian Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is in the midst of an official visit to China. His mission? To convince Beijing’s mandarins to buy Canada’s Alberta oil sands hydrocarbon production, now that Republican Congressional overreach has effectively sidelined the Keystone […]

House Republicans Make Provision To Insider Trading Bill

House Republicans Make Provision To Insider Trading Bill

Republicans in the House unveiled a insider trading bill with a provision that will affect the executive branch and put them under the same rules as Congress.  House Republicans also scraped a Senate-approved amendment that would require political-intelligence practitioners to […]

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Tobin Tax: Politics, Politics and Politics

As so often in politics the evenings main even in the ring is a dirty long drawn predictable slug fest with the really interesting match taking place a couple of bouts before the supposed climax. Apparently the last few days […]

Dan Loeb Fed up With Obama’s Class-Warfare

Dan Loeb Fed up With Obama’s Class-Warfare

The Wall Street Journal has some interesting interviews with  some attendees of the Davos Economic forum. The Journal quoted many hedge fund managers who are furious at President Barack Obama. Many of the people quoted were big supporters of the president in […]