After five years in which unemployment soared and the country’s economy contracted by 25 percent, many said that a no vote was at least a vote for hope, the possibility of a new deal, rather than following the mandates of creditors who had failed to set Greece on a course to recovery.
Syriza, the leftist party that soared to victory on an anti-austerity message, is betting that Greeks will reject Europe’s demands, giving Greece either a stronger hand at the negotiating table, or, if not that, a pathway to shed its debt and reclaim its economy. It’s a gamble that could shape the economy of this nation of 11 million for more than a generation.
The Chinese stock market bubble over the past year has been fuelled in part by investors borrowing heavily. Now that shares are on a downward path, policy makers are concerned the wider economy could be affected.
An online survey by fund distributor eastmoney.com over the weekend, which polled over 100,000 individuals, said investors believed stock indexes would rise more than 5 percent on Monday. But many of those polled didn’t think the bounce will last long.
“You’re going to need the central bank to open the floodgates to take us back to 4,500 points in Shanghai,” said an investment manager in Shanghai.
An accident of timing, personal history, and incredible luck — good and bad — was about to unfold in Flagg’s hospital room. The result would save lives and unleash a federal investigation into a long-esteemed physician, collapsing his elaborate medical empire, even as details about who uncovered the doctor’s web of deceit, fraud and suffering remained unexplained.
In Health Law, a Boon for Diet Clinics (jdargis)
The prospects are so lucrative that in March, Mr. LaRosa sponsored a seminar advising entrepreneurs how to open their own weight-loss clinics to take advantage of the new stream of insurance coverage.
And Dr. Kaplan recently started a consulting business to teach primary-care doctors how to bill insurers for obesity treatments.
“At a point where we are losing species and where human life itself is threatened by climate change, the church, by acting on it, is saying that this is a moral issue and something that everyone needs to look at seriously.”
The immediate impact of the vote is symbolic. The measures covers some $380m in church holdings, but does not cover the denomination’s biggest asset, the $9bn pension fund, or some $4bn controlled by parishes and dioceses. The resolution encourages those congregations to begin looking at divestment.
Addressing the pilot on a live online broadcast from the Solar Impulse Mission Control Center in Monaco, an ecstatic Peter Frei, head of the project’s conceptual design and aerodynamics, congratulated the team on 12 years of work culminating in what he called a historic moment.
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