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Eurozone problems flatten flower markets

Nov 1, 2011
L.A.'s flower market is one of the biggest in the world, but it's suffering thanks to the euro crisis -- as uncertain shoppers cut back and uncertain wholesalers order less.

How China benefits and suffers from Europe's woes

Nov 1, 2011
Chinese companies that depend on Europe to buy their goods are suffering. But Europe's problems have given other Chinese firms the chance to catch up to the West.
Posted In: China

The lasting impacts of floods in Thailand

Oct 31, 2011
The government in Thailand says the worst of the flooding is probably over for central Bangkok. But the damage will be far reaching.

Initial reactions to the European debt deal

Oct 27, 2011
A deal was reached among the leaders in Europe over how to fight off a recession, but is the plan enough to get the job done?

European leaders convene over mounting debt crisis

Oct 26, 2011
Leaders in Europe will meet for a summit today, but the expectation that a firm solution to their problems is looking unlikely.

Muammar Gaddafi potentially killed; waiting on Greek vote

Oct 20, 2011
Reports are out this morning that the former leader of Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, was potentially killed. And Europe hangs in the balance as we await a vote from Greece on austerity measures.

Mid-day Extra: Less foreign baseball scouting in Venezuela

Oct 20, 2011
The Venezuelan government has nationalized many industries, scaring business investors like baseball teams.
Posted In: Sports, baseball

Flooding in Thailand worsens, could affect global economy

Oct 20, 2011
Ongoing flooding in Thailand could soon be felt by businesses worldwide.

France could face Moody's downgrade

Oct 18, 2011
With the European debt crisis looming, Moody's announced that the outlook for France has been revised to negative.

Italian prime minister survives confidence vote

Oct 14, 2011
The Italian parliament votes to keep Silvio Berlusconi's government, but concerns are still strong about how the country will handle its major debt.


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A collection of world economic and business stories in collaboration with the BBC.