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A spat over which city would claim the headquarters of a combined European exchange could scupper the $31 billion deal.
Facebook has topped a list of the world’s most “mobile-ready” brands, followed by Amazon, 7-Eleven, Hyundai, Microsoft
One British book chain store has come under fire for setting up shops in small towns without its signature branding.
BHS went into administration in April 2016 and the last of its stores closed in August. Some 11,000 jobs were lost.
LONDON (Reuters) – Unilever on Tuesday proposed changes to how it pays executive directors that it says are meant to ensure alignment with long-term shareholder value creation.
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BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT (Reuters) – After more than a year of negotiations, Deutsche Boerse got only 30 minutes notice on Sunday from the London Stock Exchange that their planned merger was effectively over, sources familiar with the talks told Reuters.
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MORAL hazard is a problem that crops up frequently in economics. People behave differently if they do not face the full costs or risks of their actions: deposit insurance makes customers less careful about choosing their banks, for example.
Moral hazard can also be second-hand. Take medicine. A patient with private insurance may be happy to sit through extra tests, and a doctor may be happy to order them. Doctors might be more reluctant to order tests if they know that the patient would bear the full cost.
A newly published paper* sets out to test this secondary problem by examining a common-enough situation—taking a taxi ride in a strange city. The authors, a trio of academics at the University of Innsbruck, sent researchers on 400 taxi rides, covering 11 different routes, in Athens, Greece. In all cases, the researchers indicated they were not familiar with the city. But in half the cases, the researchers indicated that their employers would be reimbursing them for the journey. The researchers in the latter group were 17% more likely to be overcharged for their trip and paid a fare that was, on average, 7% higher.
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“As I understand it, the parties have structured the deal such that it won’t require paperwork with the FCC.”
IBM’s chief marketing officer says that it can be used to encourage people to have “enlightened self-interest”
(Reuters) – Canada’s Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by lower costs and strength in its Bausch and Lomb eyecare business, but its net loss widened and the company said it w…
Trump pledges to increase military spending as arms sales boom globally. What does this mean for U.S defense companies?
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. economy expanded at a slower pace in the fourth quarter, as previously reported, and appeared to remain on a moderate growth path as President Donald Trump took office with a promise to reinvigorate manufacturing and pro…
LONDON (Reuters) – Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) is looking into setting up a London-based metals trading system, industry sources familiar with the matter said, more than four years after its ailed attempt to buy the London Metal Exchange