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World Financial Crisis

The House, From the Roof Down

Juan Luis Cebrián | Posted 08.06.2012 | Home
Juan Luis Cebrián

To "start the house from the roof down" is a Spanish expression that roughly translates to "beginning at the end." This is precisely what the architects of Europe's currency, the Euro, did during its design.

Keiser Report, Episode 76

Mike Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Jensen

This week Max Keiser and co-host Stacy Herbert look at the scandals of no fiscal or monetary bullets left in the bankrupt warfare states of America.

Greece and the Fatal Flaw in an IMF Rescue

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Simon Johnson

The longer we wait for real fiscal adjustments, the more Greece builds up debts and so needs an ever larger adjustment later. Such an end could be enormously disruptive: imagine nationwide strikes, violence, and chaotic default.

G-20 Must Look To Needs Of Developing World: Commentary

Times Online | Wang Qishan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The global financial crisis that started last year has taken its toll on the world economy on an unprecedented scale. To cope with the crisis, a stron...

Obama Speaks Directly to G-20 Public Opinion

Nathan Gardels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nathan Gardels

President Obama is his own chief public diplomat. He has now availed himself of the world's largest commentary and feature interview network in the print media.

Japan Resorts To Isolationism As Global Economy Weakens

GlobalPost | Gavin Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO - In the days of VHS cassettes, a visit to a video rental shop here for a Hollywood blockbuster would often end in disappointment -- all the cop...

DHL Closing...

DHL closing hubs, including March | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DHL, the German global shipping giant, will stop shipping within the United States on the ground and in the air effective Jan. 30, 2009, according to ...

While The World's Economies Are Reeling, OPEC Wants Us To Pay More For Oil

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

With OPEC's volition to keep prices at artificial and egregiously high levels, they have forever lost all semblance as suppliers who can be relied upon in good times and bad.

G7 To Meet On World Financial Crisis

Reuters | Daniel Trotta and Kevin Krolicki | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ear-driven selling sent U.S. stocks plummeting to five-year lows on Thursday, on the eve of a G7 meeting of economic powers to try to halt a global sp...