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Be Flexible.

“A wise man adapts himself to circumstances as water shapes itself to the vessel that contains it.” – Chinese Proverb The post Be Flexible. appeared first on What Will Matter.

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ChemChina to buy into Italian tire maker Pirelli in $7.7 billion deal

China National Chemical Corp (ChemChina) is to buy into Pirelli , the world's fifth-largest tire maker, in a 7.1 billion-euro ($7.7 billion) deal that will put the 143-year-old Italian company in Chinese hands. The deal, agreed with Pirelli's top shareholders on Sunday, is the latest in a series of takeovers in Italy by cash-rich Chinese buyers taking advantage of a weak euro just as Europe is …

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ChemChina to buy into Italian tire maker Pirelli in $7.7 billion deal

Rising risks to our currency and trading systems

The rising popularity of extremism reflects a popular disenchantment with the policies that have led to economic stagnation, writes William R. Rhodes.

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Rising risks to our currency and trading systems

China's Richest Billionaire Voices Concern Over Anti-Corruption Campaign

As China’s anti-corruption campaign rages on, the country’s richest man appears to be troubled by its impact on business operations. At the annual gathering of China’s top legislative body and political advisory group, Li Hejun, Chairman of Hanergy Holdings Group, voiced concern about the due process of political investigations implicating corporate executives.

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China's Richest Billionaire Voices Concern Over Anti-Corruption Campaign

Lesson in scandals

The string of scandals last year involving Hong Kong-listed Chinese mainland firms, including Tianhe Chemicals and sausage-casings maker Shenguan Holdings Group, has fueled concerns about corruption and corporate malfeasance in the world's second-largest economy, as short sellers increasingly target mainland companies, especially smaller ones, with claims of falsified financial statements and …

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Open thread for night owls: Red Cross' fear of Occupy Wall Street …

Occupy Sandy operation in New York. Justin Elliott and Jesse Eisinger at Pro-Publica write How Fear Of Occupy Wall Street Undermined the Red Cross' Sandy Relief Effort. An excerpt: In the days after Superstorm Sandy, …

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A tale of income inequality in five Toronto neighbourhoods

These five Toronto neighbourhoods share a mayor and city council but little else. They are morphing in radically different directions, with increasingly sharp contrasts in income, skin colour, opportunities and more. The Star has, in a first, applied the income-disparity findings of University of Toronto professor David Hulchanski to specific neighbourhoods, mapping data from 1970 to 2012 to …

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India improves on corruption index front

India Wednesday improved its rank in the global anti-corruption body Transparency International's Corruption Perceptions Index 2014, coming 85th out of 175 countries and territories.

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India improves on corruption index front

Capitalist winds expose the spiritual void

In 1976, Daniel Bell published a book called "The Cultural Contradictions of Capitalism". Bell argued that capitalism undermines itself because it nurtures a population of ever more self-gratifying consumers.

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Wall Street rises, yen hits seven-year low

NEW YORK (Reuters) – World stock markets slipped on Thursday on signs the Chinese and European economies were cooling, while Japan's yen slid to seven-year lows against the dollar amid expectations of more Japanese stimulus.

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