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Bernanke’s "cliff" comments break two-day rally →  November 20, 2012

By Angela Moon NEW YORK | Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:38pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street halted its two-day rally on Tuesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank lacks tools to cushion the economy from the impact of the “fiscal cliff.” The day’s biggest disappointment was Hewlett-Packard Co shares […]

Bernanke’s "cliff" comments break two-day rally →  November 20, 2012

By Angela Moon NEW YORK | Tue Nov 20, 2012 5:38pm EST NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wall Street halted its two-day rally on Tuesday, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the central bank lacks tools to cushion the economy from the impact of the “fiscal cliff.” The day’s biggest disappointment was Hewlett-Packard Co shares […]

Lafarge named in top 10 list of companies surrendering offsets into EU … →  November 20, 2012

UK: French multinational cement producer Lafarge has been named in a list of top ten companies surrendering offsets into the European Union’s (EU) emissions trading scheme (ETS) by environmental campaign group Sandbag. According to Sandbag’s report ‘Help or Hindrance? Offsetting in the EU ETS,’ Lafarge purchased 181,425 certified emissions reduction (CERs) credits in 2011. Carbon […]

Lafarge named in top 10 list of companies surrendering offsets into EU … →  November 20, 2012

UK: French multinational cement producer Lafarge has been named in a list of top ten companies surrendering offsets into the European Union’s (EU) emissions trading scheme (ETS) by environmental campaign group Sandbag. According to Sandbag’s report ‘Help or Hindrance? Offsetting in the EU ETS,’ Lafarge purchased 181,425 certified emissions reduction (CERs) credits in 2011. Carbon […]

Police aim to offset commuting emissions →  November 20, 2012

<!– –> Tweet Saanich police officers now have another way to give back to their community. Because typical 12-hour shifts don’t always allow the use of public transportation, walking or riding a bike to work, officers are supporting the municipality’s carbon offset program to reduce their commute’s environmental impact. “We’ve recognized that we have an […]

Police aim to offset commuting emissions →  November 20, 2012

<!– –> Tweet Saanich police officers now have another way to give back to their community. Because typical 12-hour shifts don’t always allow the use of public transportation, walking or riding a bike to work, officers are supporting the municipality’s carbon offset program to reduce their commute’s environmental impact. “We’ve recognized that we have an […]

UBS Rogue Trader Adoboli Jailed Over Fraud →  November 20, 2012

A rogue trader who lost £1.4bn in bad deals that nearly brought down Swiss bank UBS has been jailed for seven years for fraud. Kweku Adoboli, once a rising star City trader, was found guilty by a London court of the biggest fraud in British history. At one point, he had stood to run up […]

UBS Rogue Trader Adoboli Jailed Over Fraud →  November 20, 2012

A rogue trader who lost £1.4bn in bad deals that nearly brought down Swiss bank UBS has been jailed for seven years for fraud. Kweku Adoboli, once a rising star City trader, was found guilty by a London court of the biggest fraud in British history. At one point, he had stood to run up […]

Israel: Gaza Ceasefire Is ‘Not There Yet’ →  November 20, 2012

An Israeli government spokesman has told Sky News a ceasefire with Gaza militants is “not there yet”. Hamas official Ayman Taha said earlier that an Egyptian-brokered truce had been finalised and would take effect from 10pm UK time. But spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Mark Regev said the announcement of a ceasefire was […]

Israel: Gaza Ceasefire Is ‘Not There Yet’ →  November 20, 2012

An Israeli government spokesman has told Sky News a ceasefire with Gaza militants is “not there yet”. Hamas official Ayman Taha said earlier that an Egyptian-brokered truce had been finalised and would take effect from 10pm UK time. But spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Mark Regev said the announcement of a ceasefire was […]

Verdict on Frankie Dettori drugs case reached by French racing authorities but findings not made public →  November 20, 2012

“It is random, but every jockey can expect to be tested at least once a year.” Pescatore revealed earlier in the day that three doctors would sit on the panel of the Medical Commission. Dettori did not attend today’s inquiry in Paris on which his racing future depends. A spokesman dadded: “Frankie Dettori is not […]