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High Stakes: Confidence Vote In Greece (LIVEBLOG, UPDATES)

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

Greece's Parliament is expected to take a confidence vote on the country's political leadership at around 5 p.m. EDT Tuesday. The vote will not only d...

Oil Companies Investigated For Possible Market Manipulation

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

This would help to explain those high gas prices. Late Monday, federal regulators announced an investigation into whether oil companies and refine...

Bonnie Kavoussi

As Greek Default Appears Increasingly Likely, European Markets Tumble

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.20.2011 | Business

Amid falling European markets and mounting fears of a Greek government default, European financial ministers gave Greece an ultimatum Monday: approve ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

In Greece, American Economic Recovery Is At Stake

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.17.2011 | Business

Once again, the global economy seems vulnerable to a crisis brewing in a single country, as the turmoil in Greece and the risk of a government default...

Bonnie Kavoussi

As Greek Default Becomes Increasingly Likely, Investors Flee to Safer Investments

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

Stock prices around the world have fallen sharply in response to the growing likelihood that the Greek government could default on its debt and plunge...

Markets in New York City: Historic Photos from the Museum of the City of New York

Lacy Schutz | Posted 08.13.2011 | New York
Lacy Schutz

Summer brings an overflow of produce to the city's farmers markets. Take a look back at how New Yorkers got their fresh food in times past and come to the Museum to see Moveable Feast.

Market Stalls But No Panic Signs Yet

Reuters | Rodrigo Campos | Posted 08.05.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Reuters) - More bad days may be in store for stocks in coming weeks, but investors aren't pressing the panic button. Not yet. With weak j...

The Emerging Bright Spot in Europe

Antonio Borges | Posted 07.18.2011 | Business
Antonio Borges

it will take a while before most crisis-hit countries will be able to reclaim the economic output that was lost as a result of the crisis. But things are definitely going in the right direction.

Libya -- Oil, Water, Gold Are the Real Issues

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 06.15.2011 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

The oil price has skyrocketed over the past few months and the finger often points to Libya and claims of supply disruptions have dominated the press. However, are these claims grounded in fact or are we watching yet another sentiment driven bubble?

Marketing in the Modern Age

Miles Young | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
Miles Young

Due to cultural shifts and technological advances in social media, the divide that has separated social and traditional marketing is narrowing significantly. Three trends are at the root of this melding.

An American Industrial Renaissance?

Robert Kuttner | Posted 05.27.2011 | Business
Robert Kuttner

In the sorting out of the wreckage after Japan's earthquake and tsunami, many Americans have begun paying more attention to a phrase they had barely known -- "supply chains."

The Insider Trading Scandal: Is It the Crime or the Prosecution?

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Zachary Karabell

The insider trading narrative in the court of public opinion may always say greed, but in truth, the gain isn't usually enough for the risk. Something is missing from the conversation.

WATCH: How To Eat Like A Local In San Francisco

GloboMaestro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
GloboMaestro

Is there a city in America that cares more about locally-sourced food than San Francisco? If so, Antonio Barrios, chief concierge at The St. Regis ...

Porter's The Price of Everything Pays Off

Art Brodsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Art Brodsky

In Porter's book, everything has a price -- even free. Can a value be put on a life? That's not a philosophical question. Of course it can, and it is, and there are several variations on the theme.

Perpetuating the Eternal Food Fight

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Eric Holt Gimenez

It is disappointing to see the New York Times recycle neoliberal fetishes because it keeps us from addressing the root causes of hunger.

Wal-Mart's New Policy Starves Us of Fresh Food

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth McVay Greene

Using fresh food as a loss leader is ludicrous as a solution to getting more fruits and vegetables into the mouths of Americans.

Is Basel III Bad for the Finance Sector?

Brett King | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Brett King

The U.S. market is now too heavily regulated to stay competitive on a global stage as a capital market.

Cap and Trade: Dead or Alive?

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

One of cap and trade's longtime advocates has said the scheme "died of what amounts to natural causes in Washington." But earlier this month, China and officials from the EU met to scope out a pilot carbon-trading program.

Looking for Holiday Revelry? Try London's Winter Wonderland

Emily K. Schwartz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Emily K. Schwartz

Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland isn't an authentic Christmas market in the literal sense of the concept -- but it is authentic in the emotions it captures and the lives it brightens.

Trading Places: Fraud in the Commodities Market

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Vivian Norris

In the past six months a huge fraud concerning manipulation and racketeering in the silver market (and now it seems also gold) looks like the making of a horror film.

Who Do You Really Pay for Your Food?

Elizabeth McVay Greene | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Elizabeth McVay Greene

Is it any surprise that farmers would seek the closer connection to consumers? Getting food to market has become relatively more expensive, while the share that the farmer earns has dropped off.

Textile Waste: Taking Cues From Emerging Markets

Mattias Wallander | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mattias Wallander

The average American consumes over 60 pounds of new clothing a year. Unlike us, emerging economies protect the environment by consuming millions of tons of second-hand clothing each year.

10 Market Bubbles That Could Soon Burst

Daily Finance | Charles Wallace | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The president of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve, Navayana Kocherlakota, recently published a paper in which he argues that government guarantees help...

PHOTOS: 20 Marvelous Markets Around The World

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

For a fascinating glimpse of native culture, there are few places better than the market. All around the world, travelers sample local flavor at food...

The State of the Ticket After-After Market: Thanks to Roy Halladay, It's Been a Very Good Year

Jesse Lawrence | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jesse Lawrence

After Roy Halladay's no-hitter on Wednesday--only the second ever in baseball's 118 years of post season history--a used ticket from that historic gam...