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Nikkei 16,000!

Dec 26, 2013
Japan's Nikkei stock index closed about 16,000 for the first time since 2007.
Posted In: Japan, Nikkei, Shinzo Abe

Three years post-revolution, a look at Tunisia's economy

Dec 26, 2013
This month marks the third anniversary of the Arab Spring.
Posted In: Tunisia, Arab Spring

Alan Turing gets a long overdue pardon

Dec 25, 2013
Alan Turing, the father of computer science, was persecuted for being gay. This week, the British government finally pardoned him.
Posted In: Alan Turing

$40 million fund created for Bangladesh factory collapse victims

Dec 24, 2013
Global retailers, labor groups, and the Bangladeshi government have set aside $40 million for victims of the Rana Plaza collapse.
Posted In: Bangladesh, garment factory, labor

S&P downgrades European Union's credit rating

Dec 20, 2013
Citing concerns over the massive bailouts in Europe, Standard and Poor has stripped the EU of its AAA rating.
Posted In: European Union, Standard & Poor's, credit rating

Putin will pardon jailed oil tycoon Khodorkovsky

Dec 19, 2013
Russian President,Vladimir Putin, vows to pardon a former political enemy who was once Russia's richest man.
Posted In: Russia, Vladimir Putin, Olympics, Mikhail Khodorkovsky

Gold: As dull as it is shiny

Dec 17, 2013
The BBC's Justin Rowlatt explains why gold became the precious metal pick of the litter
Posted In: gold

Angela Merkel formally voted into third term as German chancellor

Dec 17, 2013
Today, the German Parliament confirmed arguably the most powerful leader in Europe for a new term.
Posted In: Angela Merkel, Germany, Europe

Will the arrows of 'Abenomics' hit their target in Japan?

Dec 16, 2013
It's the one year anniversary of Japan's great experiment in trying to lift itself from economic lethargy.
Posted In: Shinzo Abe, Japan

Ireland's economy is about to move out of intensive care

Dec 13, 2013
Ireland's bailout comes to an official end on Sunday.
Posted In: Ireland bailout, Ireland, IMF, European Union, European Central Bank

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Despite some bright spots in the housing market, many Americans are struggling with depressed home values, underwater mortgages, and foreclosure. In this interactive Map, we explore the housing situation state by state. Hover over each state to see the data and sort and compare it in the grid below. Research and reporting by Ryan Faughnder