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How Would a Carbon Tax Impact Energy Bills

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Earlier this month the IMF released a report, finding that putting a $75 per ton carbon tax in place by 2030 would cause average global energy prices from coal to increase by 214 percent. Out of all the countries the IMF assessed, France’s power …

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Airbus Overtakes Boeing in Deliveries

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So far this year, the European aviation group Airbus has significantly overtaken the U.S. aircraft manufacturer Boeing in terms of the number of civil aircraft delivered. Airbus have delivered 571 aircraft, while Boeing only reached 302 so far. Airbus is also ahead …

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The World’s Longest Non-Stop Flights

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Over the weekend, Qantas conducted a research flight to test human limits on ultra-long haul commercial services. The test flight involved a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner flying from New York to Sydney with 50 passengers onboard and it was expected to …

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Experts are Pessimistic About the Economy

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Economic development is expected to deteriorate significantly from +32% currently to -5% worldwide according to the study “Global Economic Outlook (GEO) Score”. The score for the expected development within the next six months lowers globally. Overall, the most negative estimation …

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The Most Profitable Companies in the World

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Apple has long been known as the world’s most profitable company, but those days are over. By preparing to be publicly listed, Saudi state oil company Saudi Aramco had to disclose company reports and was subsequentially rated by Moody’s to have earned …

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The World’s Most Competitive Economies

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Last week, the World Economic Forum released its annual study on the competitiveness of the global economy. One of the most important takeaways from the report was an index ranking assessing the microeconomic and macroeconomic foundations of national competitiveness. The World Economic Forum …

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The Countries Most in Debt to China

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According to research recently published by the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, there are seven countries in the world whose external loan debt to China surpasses 25 percent of their GDP. Three (Djibouti, Niger and The Republic of the Congo) …

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