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Getting by as a Syrian refugee

Aug 28, 2013
As the crisis deepens in Syria, more refugees are fleeing the country.
Posted In: syria, refugee

India faces worst economic crisis in 20 years

Aug 28, 2013
With the focus on Syria, also keep an eye on an unfolding economic meltdown in one of the world's most important economies: India.
Posted In: India, currency

Europe's recovery outpaces expectations, but France lags behind

Aug 22, 2013
Things may be better in Europe than we thought.
Posted In: Europe, Europe debt crisis, manufacturing

Greece's money problems just won't die

Aug 21, 2013
Germany's finance minister says Greece may need another big bailout.
Posted In: Greece, European debt crisis, Europe, bailout

Indonesia markets tumble on Fed fears

Aug 20, 2013
Asian markets are down, and Indonesia is getting the worst of it.
Posted In: Indonesia, asia, stocks

JPMorgan probed over hiring practices in China

Aug 19, 2013
The SEC is looking into whether the investment bank hired the children of powerful Chinese leaders in an effort to win business.
Posted In: China, JPMorgan

North Korea's very own smartphone

Aug 16, 2013
The closed dictatorship just released its very own smartphone with an Android operating system. Now all they need is some internet access.
Posted In: North Korea, smartphone

Indian Rupee hits record low

Aug 16, 2013
A run on India's currency presages trouble in other emerging markets.
Posted In: India, inflation, currency

In Bangladesh, garment workers still fear for their safety

Aug 15, 2013
Milllions of textile workers still work in unsafe conditions four months after the Rana Plaza factory near Dhaka collapsed, causing 1,100 workers to lose their lives. There is much pressure for change, however.
Posted In: Bangladesh, manufacturing

Euro zone grows after six quarters of contraction

Aug 14, 2013
It takes two quarters of economic shrinking to be called a recession, but just one quarter of growth to end one.
Posted In: Euro Eurozone, Europe

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Aside from owning a home, chances are your second biggest investment is your car, so Marketplace Money took a state-by-state look into the numbers behind car ownership. Roll your cursor over each state to get some perspective on our relationships with our autos, and sort through the data below.