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Energy companies gouging households 'because they can'

The rise in the retail margin means that as much as 45 per cent of the electricity bill is paid to the retailer in Victoria, and only around 11 per …

Will self-serve beer render bartenders obsolete?

<i>Los Angeles</i> — Your next draft may be pulled not by a bartender — but by you.<p>A small but growing number of gastropubs and fast-casual restaurants are …

Detroit

The Need For A New Economic System - Part 1: Limits to Growth | Economy

LIMITS TO GROWTH <br>Introduction: The need for reform<br>The Industrial Revolution marked the start of massive human use of fossil fuels. The stored energy …

Economics

10 boring jobs that pay $100,000 or more

College graduates are often urged in commencement speeches to pursue their passion and live the dream. Workers who do just that -- abruptly quit …

Toymaker Lego Says Clean-Energy Stakes Won't Join Core Business

Lego A/S’ decision to take a stake in a German offshore wind farm is tied to the toymaker’s own clean-energy target and doesn’t mark a new core …

How buyers can capitalise on a changing spring property market

The property market is steadily turning into an excellent one for buyers, experts say, with the number of homes up for auction yesterday setting an …

Real Estate

Apollo Said to Mull Buyout of Former DuPont Unit Chemours

Apollo Global Management LLC is examining the feasibility of making an offer for Chemours Co., the former DuPont Co. chemical-manufacturing unit, and …

Apollo Global Management

Pacific Rim Nations Agree to Pacific Pact to Promote Economic Growth

The Ministers of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) countries reached a conclusion to their negotiations on October 4, 2015. The TPP is a trade …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Gatland's men face South Africa after Australia maintain stranglehold over Wales

Wales will face South Africa in the World Cup quarter-finals next weekend after suffering an 11th successive defeat against Australia.<p>The Wallabies, …

Dan Biggar

There is such a thing as a free lunch

Ron Lem, who owns a plumbing company that often sends him to jobs in San Francisco, stopped into the Safeway near Pier 39 the other day. He picked up …

California

Industry Roundtable: Alternative Energy -- Changing the energy-use culture - Buffalo - Buffalo Business First

By David Bertola <br>– Research director, Buffalo Business First<p>Oct 9, 2015, 8:00am EDT<b><br>Updated</b> Nov 6, 2015, 9:03am EST<p>While alternative energy may have …