Megan Mayhut

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Starbucks petition takes on government shutdown

The nation's coffee kingpin will become the weekend headquarters for folks who want to sign petitions that encourage lawmakers to reopen the government and reach a budget deal.<p>Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is urging consumers to invest in something more than designer coffee at his stores this …

Three U.S. Economists Share Nobel Prize For Economics

Three economists, two from the University of Chicago, and one from Yale, whose “empirical analysis of asset prizes” have transformed the way the stock markets work, have won the Nobel Prize for Economics. Eugene F. Fama, Lars Peter Hansen, and Robert J. Shiller have all come up with separate …

European Economic Stability Threatened By Renewable Energy Subsidies

The stability of Europe’s electricity generation is at risk from the warped market structure caused by skyrocketing renewable energy subsidies that have swarmed across the continent over the last decade.<p>This sentiment was echoed a week ago by the CEOs of Europe’s largest energy companies, who …

Alan Greenspan backs UK ‘austerity’

Former chairman of the US Federal Reserve says Britain's deficit cutting programme is working out much better than he thought it would.<p>The Government’s economic recovery and austerity programme has won the backing of Alan Greenspan, former chairman of the US Federal Reserve.<p>Mr Greenspan said the …

Why US carbon emissions are falling even as the economy grows

The US economy was both green and growing in 2012 as energy-related carbon dioxide emissions dropped 3.8% even as the gross domestic product (GDP) jumped 2.8%. That’s the largest decline in emissions since 1994 and the first time the nation’s carbon spew has fallen when per capita economic output …

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