European telecommunications operators such as France Telecom SA and Deutsche Telekom AG will be able to make “attractive profits” under proposed rules for third-party access to their high-speed fiber networks, the European Commission said.
The behavior of black holes in the universe could very well be connected to the origins of life. It sounds outrageous, but not when you look carefully at the chain of phenomena that we think go into making stars, planets and living things.
Vanguard Group Inc., the world’s biggest mutual-fund company, plans to start selling exchange- traded funds in Europe this year, betting that the passive, low- cost style of investing that has changed asset management in the U.S. will do the same abroad.
Some 500 of my colleagues in economics, almost all academics, have signed a statement applauding former Governor Mitt Romney’s economic plan and condemning President Barack Obama’s handling of the economy. The statement amounts to an endorsement of Romney’s presidential candidacy. As such, it represents a disservice to the economics profession as well as to the statement’s signatories, five of whom are Nobel laureates.