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China Piped Gas Imperils $100 Billion LNG Plans: Energy Markets

China Piped Gas Imperils $100 Billion LNG Plans: Energy Markets | EconMatters | Scoop.it
China is importing more natural gas by pipeline than sea for the first time, highlighting the risk to planned LNG projects costing at least $100 billion as buyers seek cheaper supplies.
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Welch Leaves Reuters, Fortune After Twitter-Post Backlash

Welch Leaves Reuters, Fortune After Twitter-Post Backlash | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Jack Welch, the former chief executive officer of General Electric Co., will stop writing for Thomson Reuters Corp.
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Japan carmakers to cut China production by half amid territorial row

Japan carmakers to cut China production by half amid territorial row | EconMatters | Scoop.it
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corp , Nissan Motor Co and Honda Motor Co plan to slash production in China by roughly half, the Nikkei newspaper reported...
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House panel: China tech giants, ZTE & Huawei, a security threat to U.S.

House panel: China tech giants, ZTE & Huawei, a security threat to U.S. | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Intel Committee warns U.S. companies to steer clear of Huawei, ZTE; Says regulators shouldn't let them merge with or buy U.S.
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Turkey hits Syria after deadly shelling - Channel NewsAsia

Turkey hits Syria after deadly shelling - Channel NewsAsia | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Turkey shelled Syria in retaliation for deadly cross-border fire Wednesday as NATO convened an emergency meeting on the attack that threatened to inflame tensions in the volatile region.
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Greek 2013 Budget Sees 6th Year of Recession

Greek 2013 Budget Sees 6th Year of Recession | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Greece's draft 2013 budget projects the country's economy to contract by 3.8 to 4 percent, sustaining the recession for a sixth straight year, a government official said on Monday.
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Jobs Outlook Seen Weak as U.S. Companies Reporting Cost Cuts

Jobs Outlook Seen Weak as U.S. Companies Reporting Cost Cuts | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Weakening demand is forcing new and accelerated cost reductions at companies from Bank of America Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. to Staples Inc. and Eastman Kodak Co., dimming the outlook for an already struggling U.S.
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Iran to give up 20 pct uranium enrichment if West sanctions lifted: envoy - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Iran to give up 20 pct uranium enrichment if West sanctions lifted: envoy - Xinhua | English.news.cn | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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China Adds Carrier to Its Navy

China Adds Carrier to Its Navy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
China announced that its first aircraft carrier has entered service, though the ship is not expected to carry a full complement of planes or be ready for combat for some time.
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China, Japan and Taiwan island dispute could lead to war

China, Japan and Taiwan island dispute could lead to war | EconMatters | Scoop.it
China launches aircraft carrier as tensions escalate in the East China Sea...
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British Sovereign Debt Drisis? UK Deficit Could Surpass Greece: Morgan Stanley

British Sovereign Debt Drisis? UK Deficit Could Surpass Greece: Morgan Stanley | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Bad news for U.K. politicians clinging to the notion that the nation’s AAA debt rating indicates a clean bill of financial health.
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China-Japan Island Dispute Grows in ‘Blow’ for Global Economy

China-Japan Island Dispute Grows in ‘Blow’ for Global Economy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
A territorial dispute between China and Japan worsened as Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda said he’ll demand the Chinese government ensure the safety of Japanese citizens, thousands protested in Chinese cities and Toyota Motor Corp.
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Federal Reserve decides to trigger third easing to help economy

Federal Reserve decides to trigger third easing to help economy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Central bank decides ailing economy, lack of job creation, mandates more bond buying for next few months.
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U.S. Files Civil Mortgage Fraud Suit Against Wells Fargo

U.S. Files Civil Mortgage Fraud Suit Against Wells Fargo | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Wells Fargo & Co. was sued by the U.S. for hundreds of millions of dollars in damages over claims the bank made reckless mortgage loans that defaulted and caused losses for a federal insurance program.
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Taiwanese government unhappy with Apple’s Maps, asks it to blur images of $1.4B missile defense system

Taiwanese government unhappy with Apple’s Maps, asks it to blur images of $1.4B missile defense system | EconMatters | Scoop.it
As Apple continues to overhaul and improve the quality of its much-criticised Maps application, the Taiwanese government identified that its new $1.4 billion early warning radar station ...
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Oil-rich Venezuela re-elects Hugo Chavez - Upstreamonline.com

Oil-rich Venezuela re-elects Hugo Chavez - Upstreamonline.com | EconMatters | Scoop.it
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World Bank slashes Asia outlook, cites worsening China slowdown risk | Economy | News | Financial Post

World Bank slashes Asia outlook, cites worsening China slowdown risk | Economy | News | Financial Post | EconMatters | Scoop.it
The World Bank cut its economic growth forecasts for the East Asia and Pacific region on Monday and said there was a risk the slowdown in China could worsen and last longer than many analysts have forecast...
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U.S. announces Taiwan's inclusion in visa waiver program

U.S. announces Taiwan's inclusion in visa waiver program | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Washington, Oct. 2 (CNA) The United States announced Taiwan's membership in the U.S. Visa Waiver Program (VWP) Tuesday.
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Gold Market Dip Buying Strategy

Gold Market Dip Buying Strategy | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Gold saw some profit taking last week along with equities as the quarter closed out with new money waiting to get in only after a significant pullback.
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Chinese Industrial Profits Fall 6.2% in Fifth Straight Drop

Chinese Industrial Profits Fall 6.2% in Fifth Straight Drop | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Chinese industrial companies’ profits dropped for a fifth month in August, adding to signs the nation’s economic slowdown is extending into a seventh quarter.
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Mainland ready to help Taiwanese fishing near Diaoyu Islands - Xinhua | English.news.cn

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Plosser Says QE3 Risks Fed Credibility, Won’t Boost Jobs

Plosser Says QE3 Risks Fed Credibility, Won’t Boost Jobs | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Federal Reserve Bank of
Philadelphia President Charles Plosser said new bond buying
announced by the Fed this month probably won’t boost growth or
hiring and may jeopardize the central bank’s credibility.
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As China and Japan set meeting to ease island dispute, Taiwan steps into fray

As China and Japan set meeting to ease island dispute, Taiwan steps into fray | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Japan is sending a top diplomat to China for talks. But Taiwan is now sending ships to patrol the disputed region, threatening to further complicate things.
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Fed Recovery Doubts Spur Investor Bid for Treasuries

Fed Recovery Doubts Spur Investor Bid for Treasuries | EconMatters | Scoop.it
U.S. investors are buying Treasuries at a faster pace than foreigners for the first time since 2010, aiding the government in its efforts to borrow as total public debt outstanding rises above $16 trillion.
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OIL FUTURES: Fed Stimulus Sends Crude to Four-Month High

OIL FUTURES: Fed Stimulus Sends Crude to Four-Month High | EconMatters | Scoop.it
Oil futures climbed to a four-month high Friday and briefly topped $100 a barrel in the wake of the Federal Reserve's latest plan to boost the U.S. economy through bond purchases.
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