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Markets Settle After Thursday Bloodbath

PA | Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Shell-shocked investors have been spared further heavy losses as stock markets held firm in the wake of Thursday's bloodbath. ...

World Stocks Slide Again On Double-Dip Recession Fears

AP | COLLEEN BARRY | Posted 10.19.2011 | Business

MILAN — Global stocks fell again Friday as fears of a possible U.S. recession combined with ongoing worries over Europe's debt crisis, which is ...

Economists See Growing Risk Of Global Recession

AP | By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER and DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- Discouraging economic data from around the globe have heightened fears that another recession is on the way. Fresh evidence emerged Thu...

Debt Crisis Continues To Wreak Havoc On Global Stocks

AP | PAMELA SAMPSON | Posted 10.18.2011 | Business

BANGKOK — Asian stock markets were sharply lower Friday amid signs of a possible U.S. recession and renewed worries over the health of Europe's ...

The Coming of the Global Mobile

Tina Wells | Posted 07.06.2011 | Business
Tina Wells

Millennials have grown up in this world of instanity, where information, photos, and prices (when they're shopping) are just one click away. They are ...

G7 Financial Ministers Plan Emergency Meeting

REUTERS | Leika Kihara and Tetsushi Kajimoto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Reuters) - Financial leaders of the world's richest countries will hold talks on Friday on ways to calm global markets roiled by Japan's nucl...

The President's New Gamble

Will Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Will Marshall

If Republicans want to frame the economic debate as a choice between more tax cuts and rebuilding the common foundations of American prosperity, so much the better. That's one progressives can win.

Robert Lenzner: The New World Order Of Global Markets

Forbes | Robert Lenzner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The best minds in finance--George Soros, Mohammed El-Erian, Larry Summers, Joseph Stiglitz and Robert Rubin--were not exactly raving bulls at the Fina...

Video: New York Times Integration with International Herald Tribune Attracts Big Global Online Audience

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.06.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

PARIS -- Last year, the Web sites of The New York Times and the Times-owned International Herald Tribune were combined to become the Global Editio...

As the Euro and the Pound Come Under Pressure, Bend Over and Kiss Europe's Economy Goodbye

Ian Welsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Ian Welsh

As long as governments feel they are at the mercy of the hot money, and as long as the hot money insists that governments both be fiscally austere and have good economies, there is no way out.

To Govern or to Campaign

Sen. Fritz Hollings | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Fritz Hollings

Obama can't perpetuate four more years of the fraud of "free trade." He can't spend trillions for bail outs to create jobs and not plug the hole of offshoring jobs.

American Schools Need Common Standards

Jim Rex | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Rex

The No Child Left Behind Act allows each state to define for itself what "academically proficient" means, thus dramatic differences appear from one state to the next.

"'Crime Once Exposed Has no Refuge but in Audacity." -Tacitus

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Although there has been much energy expended imagining the conspiracies that led to Iceland's rapid rise and fall, the architects of this catastrophe were just ordinary people acting in their best interests.

Global Markets Get Hammered As US Recession Reality Sinks In

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A fresh wave of selling hit global stock markets Monday as weak economic news from around the world and confirmation of a US recession prompted a mass...

Asia Markets Plummet, Global Markets Brace For Big Selloff

CNBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Global stock markets braced for a sharp declines on Tuesday, with Asian markets opening sharply lower, after the House's rejection of a $700 billion f...

Distract and Detract: Team McCain Follows Form In Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
William Bradley

In a political crisis, Team McCain moves to change the subject and stay away from what may be unfriendly issues and instead switches back to a negative focus on Obama's personality and image.

Poor Countries Blame Western Biofuels For High Food Prices

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Western countries are feeling political and moral heat from poor countries over their use of biofuels. The New York Times reports: The idea of turn...

World Markets Mixed on Presidents Day

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — European stocks rocks rose Monday on speculation about possible new investment in the banking sector even as U.S. markets remain closed...

Markets Enter Second Week Of Global Turmoil

AP | TOBY ANDERSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LONDON — Global market turmoil extended into a second week as European and Asian markets tumbled Monday in the wake of Wall Street's drop on Fri...

Congress Seeking New Stimulus Package To Jolt Slumping Economy

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — House Democratic and Republican leaders appeared close to agreement with the White House Wednesday night on a significantly reworke...

US Moves to Avert Economic Meltdown

AP | TERENCE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Jolted by global recession fears, the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates Tuesday, and President Bush and leaders of Congress jo...

Stocks Dive, Then Rebound After Fed Cut

AP | MADLEN READ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — The opening bell hadn't even sounded on Wall Street when the Federal Reserve announced an emergency interest-rate cut. The Dow Jones ...

Asia Markets Tumble on US Worries

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Global stock markets extended their shakeout into a second day Tuesday, plunging amid worries that a possible U.S. recession will cause ...

Fed Slices Key Interest Rate After Global Market Slide

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Federal Reserve cut a key U.S. interest rate by three-quarters of a percentage point this morning, responding to a broad global sell-off of stocks...

White House Works To Resurrect Economy

AP | TERENCE HUNT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Jolted by global recession fears, the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates Tuesday, and President Bush and leaders of Congress jo...