- Britain Backs New E.U. Oversight Plans – NYTimes.com: Britain’s chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, on Tuesday endorsed a variety of new watchdog agencies to supervise financial activities across the European Union.
- Not Blogging? What’s Your Excuse? – WomenEntrepreneur.com: Writing a blog for your company is possibly the easiest kind of writing you will encounter, yet many entrepreneurs are afraid to dip their toes into the “blogosphere,” as the world of blogging is sometimes referred to.
- BP Report Spreads Blame Across Gulf Spill Actors – CNN.com:Faulty cementing, a misread pressure test and an improperly maintained blowout preventer all contributed to the April 20 explosion that uncorked the worst oil spill in US history, BP’s investigation of the disaster concluded Wednesday.
- Marketing to the Bottom of the Pyramid – SethGodin.com: Almost a third of the world’s population earns $2.50 or less a day. The enormity of this disparity takes my breath away, but there’s an interesting flip side to it: That’s a market of more than five billion dollars a day.
- South Korea Unveils Sanctions Aimed at Iran’s Nuclear Program – CNN.com: South Korea on Wednesday announced sanctions against Iran, including government scrutiny of most financial transactions involving the country, as part of global efforts to quash Tehran’s suspected nuclear program.