Friday, July 1, 2011

01 July 2011

Dateline: 01 July 2011

AxSA Factoid of the Week
The Fukushima nuclear crisis has casted a dark cloud over the use of nuclear power around the world. For example, today, the seventeen nuclear power plants that supply a quarter of Germany's energy are under attack. Ceding to popular demand for alternatives, Chancellor Angela Merkel wants those plants replaced with wind farms that, while safer than the former, will raise energy costs to consumers by as much as one cent per kilowatt-hour.

News & Commentary

NBA Locks Out Players after Talks Collapse
Financial Times
Yet another American sports league is embroiled in a labor dispute...Read More

Geithner Exit Would Force Obama to Rebuild
The Treasury secretary is considering leaving his post at the conclusion of talks over raising the debt ceiling...Read More

China Manufacturing at Lowest in Two Years
Financial Times
The slowdown in production may signal falling global demand for goods and the likelihood of a broader economic slowdown...Read More

Oil Speculators Are Our Friends
Don't bash the folks who give us pricing clarity on the most important resource on the planet...Read More

How to Turn Your Customers into Brand Evangelists
Fast Company
If they buy your products or services, then they are capable of singing your praises. Here's how you make it happen...Read More

The Power of the Post-recession Consumer
Strategy + Business
Are today's consumers really looking for value and meaning in their purchasing decisions? Read More

QR Codes Are Catching On At More Stores
Houston Chronicle
Quick resources codes are changing the way marketers can deliver content to their consumers, at their finger tips...Read More

First Hackers Now Malware
International Business Times
The TDL-4 virus could impact 4.5 million computers using peer-to-peer software...Read More

Talk Forward
The monthly podcast returns w
ith a broad slate of interviews with business leaders, policymakers, and influential thinkers.

On July 7, 2011 - Ryan Koonce, CEO of, talks about his new company and the role of daily deal websites.

On July 29, 2011 - Cindy Denney, Principal of Magnolia Media Management, discusses crisis management and disaster planning.

So where does Libya's oil go, exactly?


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