China's record oil hoarding seen keeping crude above $100

China's record oil hoarding seen keeping crude above 0
The country imported a record volume in April as it emulates steps taken by the U.S. in the 1970s to create a strategic petroleum reserve, government data show. Chinese President Xi Jinping is building stockpiles as his nation clashes with Vietnam over …
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China's Military Might Grows: Cause for Concern?
The development of the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is of the utmost importance for not only U.S. strategic thinkers but as we as U.S. allies—specifically Australian strategic policy planning. There's a growing realization in Asia and the …
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The Case for Rural Wealth Creation
This post is part of the Science Tuesday feature series on the USDA blog. Check back … Research shows that creating and retaining wealth in rural areas is essential for achieving sustainable and broadly shared rural prosperity; one of USDA's …
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Strategic Planning, Thoughtful Leadership Bring Leveraged Investments
After our terrific meeting with city officials in Ranson and Charles Town, I had the opportunity to visit with local FFA students at Hampshire High School in Romney, WV. Rural America truly is a place where cutting edge innovation meets old-fashioned …
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Hashmi takes over, Salesforce gets FedRAMP OK, the FCC on IPv6 and more
At the same time, O'Rielly wrote in a blog post, internal FCC efforts are lagging — just 12 percent of the agency's web subdomains are IPv6 operational. "For an agency that just proposed rules … The software system, dubbed the Global Adaptive …
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Over 60 brands & 17 nations at Dubai World Franchise Forum

Over 60 brands & 17 nations at Dubai World Franchise Forum
With over 20 years spent in the financial and strategic planning and management of some of the region's most successful shopping centres, Mr Athar is widely recognised as an expert in shopping centre investment underwriting and operational finance.
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Morning Memo: What will Pat McCrory do?
He later will get an update on the RTP strategic plan in a 4 p.m. meeting at the capitol. Democracy North Carolina will hold a press conference at 11 a.m. at the State Board of Elections to discuss the recent report about potential voter fraud, saying …
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Why Unilever is teaming with NRG on clean energy
That realization was the catalyst for the company's new strategic partnership with NRG Energy, one responsible for developing what it called "solutions for onsite and offsite renewable generation resulting in 100 percent clean energy for all energy use …
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Hagel talks Iran, Syria in Saudi Arabia A-10 dispute features in Arizona race …

Hagel talks Iran, Syria in Saudi Arabia A-10 dispute features in Arizona race
How is this not a Duffel Blog article, you may be wondering. Well, the zombies were merely a muse for some real disaster, Lubold reports. “Military planners assigned to the U.S. Strategic Command in Omaha, Nebraska, during 2009 and 2010 looked for a …
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KGBTexas, Jackson Walker searching for top female entrepreneur
The Catalyst Award winner will receive one year of communications strategy services — including a strategic planning session, plan development and ongoing mentor meetings — from KGBTexas, one of the largest woman-owned communications firms in the …
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Markets Live: TWE high on Pernod
While the origins of the movement are rooted with ethical investors, it is increasingly taking hold among mainstream investors, with Norway's huge government owned pension fund in the process of considering a fossil fuel divestment strategy. In a …
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Vanderbilt names new provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs
Wente, a biomedical scientist who came to the school in 2002, has served as associate vice chancellor for research at Vanderbilt for the past five years and currently leads the academic strategic planning process across the entire institution …
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Newly formed committee to review Mobile police policy in officer-involved
Another supervisor over planning, which deals with policy and procedure, will be on the committee along with an officer who will be chosen on a case-by-case basis based on his or her rank and time of service and the rank and time of service of the …
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Millennium Corporation Celebrates 10th Year Anniversary as one of the Premier
An ISO 9001 – 2008 certified company, Millennium has exhaustive experience in cyber security, program management, Lean Six Sigma, strategic planning, contracts management, logistics, configuration management and earned value management systems. They …
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Mistakes to avoid when working with brand influencers

Mistakes to avoid when working with brand influencers
… it on social media. This can result in off-the-mark content that doesn't drive strategic brand goals and, at the end of the day, more noise that dilutes your message. My advice: Clearly communicate to the influencer what you want his readers to do …
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Learn from the best: Publix's social media manager on how to grow Twitter
Behind the @Publix Twitter accounts are real people, so of course a few mistakes have happened in the past year, but we work hard to make sure the information we provide is relevant and correct. We pride ourselves on strategic planning and working with …
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LJF Marketing Kicks Off 25th Year
The brand will continue to offer strategic marketing insight for businesses on their blog, which will have monthly topics for companies to use as a marketing resource and gain more information about current advertising, public relations and promotional …
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Shareholder Advocates For Value Enhancement (SAVE) Calls For Review Of
We have reviewed the Company's recent performance and, based on our extensive knowledge of the Company and its industry, we believe it is time for the Company to immediately commence a process to explore and evaluate all potential strategic …
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Stewart's Shops Uses Paragon Software Systems to Improve Efficiencies in
Paragon's software automates the manual process of planning and scheduling deliveries to the retail outlets, lowering mileage, reducing fuel usage, and improving truckload efficiencies. "We have a … The software is used for the daily route …
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Human Capital Institute Announces Details of 2014 Workforce Planning and
Although most companies recognize the need to adopt a comprehensive workforce planning strategy, or transform their current processes, many fail to realize that the biggest barriers to doing so are often tactical in nature and require small hops rather …
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