Daily Archives: September 27, 2012

Mark Scott – British Bankers Group Seen Losing Control Over Libor – 27 September 2012

Martin Wheatley, managing director of the Financial Services Authority, is expected to outline the findings of a review of Libor on Friday.Simon Newman/ReutersMartin Wheatley, managing director of the Financial Services Authority, is expected to outline the findings of a review of Libor on Friday.

LONDON – The British Bankers’ Association is expected to lose control over the interest rate at the center of a recent manipulation scandal, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter. Continue reading

John Ward – Russian NK630 Ban : French Researchers Used Cancer-Prone Rats… But Russia Suspects Monsanto’s Monopolists Motives – 27 September 2012

Just as with the global warming debate, neither side on GM is entirely good, bad or indifferent

Even if we lack solid research to suggest serious health dangers in the growing use of GM crops, the long-term monopolistic and controlling aims of Monsanto remain a very real and present danger. Sources suggest this may be uppermost in the mind of Russian officials who yesterday halted the use of the Monsanto NK630 wheat strain in their country. If we have good reason to question the anti-NK630 research conducted by Gilles-Eric Seralini, we have even more obvious reasons to suspect the long-term motives of Monsanto. Continue reading