Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Delays on the horizon, Austerity in the rear-view

Jeremy Hobson Apr 25, 2013
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Mid-day Update

PODCAST: Delays on the horizon, Austerity in the rear-view

Jeremy Hobson Apr 25, 2013
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How are airlines managing the flight delays related to sequester furloughs, and their impact on flyer morale and costs?

After two months of  political stalemate, Italy has a new prime minister. Italy’s President named Enrico Letta, of the center-left Democratic Party, premier and asked him to form a government. Letta announced that he intends to fight the move towards austerity in Europe — investors applauded and Italy’s borrowing costs fell.

Who bears responsibility for substandard safety conditions in overseas factories? At least 194 people have died in Bangladesh after the collapse yesterday of a building that housed a number of clothing factories — factories which were reportedly making products for major brands all around the world.

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