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Tuesday, March 3, 2015

New York Times Business

Europe Unlikely to Meet Climate Goal, Study Finds

Yesterday
The European Union will most likely fail to meet an ambitious goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, a report has found. by By MELISSA EDDY

DealBook: A Warning From Buffett About Banks

Yesterday
Warren E. Buffett, the billionaire chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, has released his annual shareholder letter, and it is unusually critical of the financial industry. by By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN

Business Briefing: Costco to Offer Citigroup and Visa Co-Branded Cards

Yesterday
The warehouse club Costco has chosen Citigroup and Visa to run its co-branded credit card starting next year, replacing American Express, which lost the coveted deal last month. by By REUTERS

Business Briefing: Netherlands Regrets Ignoring Earthquakes at Natgas Field

Yesterday
The Dutch government apologized on Monday for ignoring the risks posed by earthquakes caused by production of natural gas in the northern province of Groningen. by By REUTERS

Under Law, Christie Can Use Exxon Settlement to Help Balance Budget

Yesterday
The current New Jersey appropriations law says that any funds beyond the first $50 million collected in damages or other environmental recoveries shall go to the state’s general fund. by By BENJAMIN WEISER

Frequent Flier: Embrace the Adventure, and Find an Even Keel

Yesterday
Ben Pascal, who travels the world marketing a pathogen-detecting device, finds the journey is easiest when he keeps a cool head. by By BEN PASCAL

Nurse Who Contracted Ebola in the U.S. Sues Her Hospital Employer

Yesterday
The nurse, Nina Pham, asserts that Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital knowingly left workers without the training or equipment needed to handle Ebola. by By RICHARD PÉREZ-PEÑA

On the Road: In Homeland Security Funding Standoff, Business Travelers Face Uncertainty

Yesterday
Recurring threats to partly shut down Homeland Security are frustrating travel planning, with many employees unsure whether to postpone a trip or risk delays. by By JOE SHARKEY

Merrill Lynch Hires Tax Expert From Credit Suisse

Yesterday
The hiring of Lewis Steinberg comes as tax considerations have played a big role in deal considerations. by By MICHAEL J. de la MERCED

At JPMorgan Chase, Business Tilts Toward Consumer Side and Away From Wall St.

Yesterday
The diverging prospects for JPMorgan’s biggest businesses are reflective of a split within the broader financial industry. by By NATHANIEL POPPER

John Catsimatidis May Be Interested in Buying Daily News

Yesterday
John Catsimatidis, the billionaire owner of the grocery chain Gristedes, met Mortimer Zuckerman, the owner of The New York Daily News, to discuss a sale. by By RAVI SOMAIYA

Hospital Rating Systems Differ on Best and Worst Facilities

Yesterday
Authors of a new analysis say the lack of agreement could add to the confusion over health care quality, rather than alleviating it. by By REED ABELSON

Consumers Save on Energy, Yet Retail Spending Stalls

Yesterday
Energy prices began falling last summer, but economists are stumped on what consumers are doing with the extra money. They’re not shopping. by By NELSON D. SCHWARTZ

Bits Blog: Zuckerberg Goes on Charm Offensive for Internet.org

Yesterday
Mark Zuckerberg outlined why he thinks Internet.org, a service to provide people in emerging markets with free access to some online applications, would help telecommunications carriers persuade customers to spend more on streaming content to their cellphones. by By MARK SCOTT

Sketch Guy: Questions to Ask a Prospective Financial Adviser

Yesterday
We shouldn’t care about titles, job descriptions or even where advisers work. Before you hire them, focus instead on what they actually do. by By CARL RICHARDS

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