Archive for January, 2015

Banks Battle Speculation Denmark’s Euro Peg at Risk: Currencies – Bloomberg

January 19, 2015
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Bloomberg Banks Battle Speculation Denmark’s Euro Peg at Risk: CurrenciesBloombergSEB AB, the Nordic region’s largest currency trader, said it’s been fielding calls from hedge funds wondering whether Denmark might be next after the Swiss National Bank shocked markets by exiting a three-year-old euro cap on Jan. 15. Economy Minister …Denmark plans to stick with euro...
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Iceland’s Ring Road – The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

January 19, 2015
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Iceland’s Ring RoadThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and HeadlinesICELAND — Visiting Iceland is not for the faint of heart. On my recent visit there I was threatened by a lava-spewing volcano, buffeted with wind, frozen with cold, and steamed like a lobster in geothermal pools. I’ve forgiven Iceland for all of it …...
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Peter Wallenberg, Patriarch of Swedish Business Empire, Dies – ABC News

January 19, 2015
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Bloomberg Peter Wallenberg, Patriarch of Swedish Business Empire, DiesABC NewsFrom 1982 to 1997 Wallenberg was chairman of Investor AB, the holding company through which the family controls large stakes in major Swedish companies. He also served on the board of wireless equipment maker Ericsson, appliance maker Electrolux, …Peter Wallenberg Sr., Swedish Creator of Companies, Dies...
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Talks of a ‘superunion’ raise high hopes for Finland’s workers – YLE News

January 18, 2015
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YLE News Talks of a ‘superunion’ raise high hopes for Finland’s workersYLE NewsTalks are underway in Finland to combine two of the largest trade union umbrella organisations in the country, known best by their acronyms SAK and STTK, into one massive confederation. The labour representatives hope that by gathering their forces … Source: finland...
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Aerial footage shows huge lava flow in Iceland – Telegraph.co.uk

January 18, 2015
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Tech Times Aerial footage shows huge lava flow in IcelandTelegraph.co.ukIt looks like something out of a Game of Thrones episode, but this is the real place where ice and fire meet. Iceland’s Bardarbunga volcano has been erupting continuously over the last five months and, according to Icelandic Met Office, is triggering …Iceland Volcano Still...
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Israel told Swedish FM they would not secure her visit – Ynetnews

January 18, 2015
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Arutz Sheva Israel told Swedish FM they would not secure her visitYnetnewsA high-ranking government official revealed on Saturday that Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom canceled her trip to Israel after she was notified that she would have to bring her own security personnel and that her trip would not be considered …Israel Would Not...
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