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Emerging markets spook investors

Jan 27, 2014
Emerging markets are starting off 2014 in the worst place they've been in 5 years.
Posted In: emerging markets, Argentina, China

An economic storm in Argentina

Jan 24, 2014
The value of the peso had plummeted before stabilizing this morning.
Posted In: Argentina

5 months before the World Cup, half the venues aren't finished

Jan 24, 2014
Less than five months before Brazil's World Cup kicks off, 6 out of 12 venues are still unfinished.
Posted In: World Cup, brazil

Ukrainian economy goes from bad to worse

Jan 23, 2014
BBC's Ukraine correspondent David Stern says the violence in Kiev ebbs and flows, but the economy continues to stagnate
Posted In: ukraine

Arrivederci, Milan! Fiat-Chrysler coming to the NYSE?

Jan 23, 2014
The company could be moving to the New York Stock Exchange.
Posted In: Fiat, new york stock exchange

A bright new day at the World Economic Forum

Jan 22, 2014
The World Economic Forum, the winter gathering of the powerful, kicks off today in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland.
Posted In: World Economic Forum, Davos, Shinzo Abe

Oil giant Shell has a nasty surprise for the markets

Jan 17, 2014
The company is reporting weak profits. Shell says it was hit by higher exploration costs and lower oil and gas volumes.
Posted In: Shell, Oil, gas

How to sharpen a knife: A disappearing job

Jan 15, 2014
Knife sharpeners say they are still on the cutting edge, but their market is nearly obsolete.
Posted In: knives sharpening, spain

The World Bank has a sunny forecast for the year

Jan 15, 2014
As rich economies expand, stronger growth globally is expected.
Posted In: World Bank, global economy, tapering

Disappearing jobs: organ grinders

Jan 13, 2014
In Mexico, sounds of the organ grinder are fading away.
Posted In: disappearing jobs

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