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U.S. Chamber President: Economic Growth Must Be Nation’s Top Priority

Business

Category: Accounting / Financial

Business Community Optimistic, Realistic, and Ready for Meaningful Reform to Reignite Spirit of American Enterprise. U.S. Chamber President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue said today in his annual “State of American Business” address that fostering stronger, faster, and more broadly shared economic growth must be the top priority for the nation’s leaders. As he shared […]

Source: US Chamber


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Ambassaor Samuel D Heins: En kjærlighetserklæring til Norge

Category: Business and Investment News

Etter ti måneder i Norge kan jeg ikke forlate landet uten en kjærlighetserklæring. Jeg reiser i visshet om at det bilaterale forholdet mellom Norge og USA vil forbli blant de sterkeste USA har. Det er tid for meg å ta farvel med Norge. Det har vært fantastisk: Et vakkert land, herlige mennesker, et stort demokrati. […]

Source: VG


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Statoil to boost exploration drilling by around a third this year

Business

Category: Energy

Statoil plans to drill around 30 exploration wells in 2017, an increase of around 30% compared to 2016. More than half of the wells will be drilled on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). “Taking advantage of our own improvements and changed market conditions, we have been able to get more wells, more acreage and more […]

Source: World Oil


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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Highlights Key Departmental Accomplishments During Obama Administration

Category: Business and Investment News

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today submitted her exit memorandum to President Obama highlighting the Department of Commerce’s major accomplishments that helped grow the U.S. economy during the past eight years. Secretary Pritzker’s “Open for Business” agenda focused the efforts of the Department’s 12 bureaus and 46,000 employees on five pillars – trade and […]

Source: Commerce.gov


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World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Excludes 15 More Coal Companies

Category: Business and Investment News

Norway’s $870 billion sovereign wealth fund expanded the list of miners and power producers excluded from its portfolio as it continues to cull its investments of coal-related businesses. After an initial exclusion of 44 companies, 15 more have now been banned, including U.S.-based Alliant Energy Corp. and Westar Energy Inc., Malaysia’s Tenaga Nasional Bhd and […]

Source: Bloomberg


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