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Nuclear Options Vex Europe

January 1, 2013 |

Europeans have grown more wary about the dangers of the atom and the political consensus that once existed in some countries around nuclear energy is crumbling.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Greece Moves to Probe List Tampering

January 1, 2013 |

Greece’s coalition government formally petitioned parliament to investigate an ex-finance minister for allegedly tampering with a list of thousands of wealthy Greeks with Swiss bank accounts.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Container Ships Bulk Up, and Slow Down

January 1, 2013 |

Container-shipping companies are racing to operate the biggest-possible vessels so they can benefit from economies of scale, and run them at moderate speeds to save on fuel costs.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

U.S. Budget Compromise Takes Shape

December 31, 2012 |

President Obama and congressional Republicans scrambled to seal a budget deal that would raise income-tax rates for the first time in nearly 20 years, but the agreement was stalled by a dispute over how to postpone the $ 110 billion in spending cuts.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

2012 Was a Year of Corner-Office Twists

December 31, 2012 |

Extraordinary managerial developments in 2012 included a CEO who was fired after serving four hours and a woman who was named the top boss of a major company while six months pregnant.
WSJ.com: US Business

France Seeks New Path to High Tax Rate

December 31, 2012 |

The government of Socialist President François Hollande on Sunday said it would consider other ways of imposing a top income-tax rate of 75% on high-wealth individuals after France’s top constitutional authority scrapped the plan.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Unthinkable Cuts Almost a Reality

December 31, 2012 |

Mandatory federal spending cuts designed to be prohibitively drastic will become a reality if negotiators remain unable to reach an agreement to avert the reductions.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

At Europe’s Doorstep, a Fierce War Against TB

December 31, 2012 |

Estonia’s aggressiveness—and only recently, its success—in turning the corner against drug-resistant tuberculosis offers one of the few bright spots globally as the ancient plague mutates into new and more deadly forms.
WSJ.com: What’s News Europe

Congress Meets Cliff’s Edge

December 31, 2012 |

Senate negotiations to craft a bipartisan budget deal proceeded in chaotic fits and starts Sunday, raising new questions about whether Congress would be able to steer the country away from the fiscal cliff.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Advertisers Fret Over Fiscal Cliff

December 30, 2012 |

Automatic tax increases that will go into effect if Congress doesn’t reach a compromise budget deal are likely to worsen the already weak outlook for ad spending in 2013.
WSJ.com: US Business