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Do Brazilians even want soccer anymore?

Jun 12, 2014
As the World Cup gets underway, Brazilians question the money spent on the events
Posted In: brazil, World Cup, protests

The painting that was suddenly worth millions

Jun 12, 2014
A self-portrait by Rembrandt once labeled fake has now been deemed the real deal.
Posted In: art, Rembrandt, painting

Coca-Cola ventures again into U.K. waters

Jun 10, 2014
After a flop with Dasani bottled water in the U.K., Coca Cola is returning there.
Posted In: bottled water, Britain, Coca-cola
European Central Bank

What negative interest rates mean for the Eurozone

Jun 5, 2014
People who save money usually get paid. Now, European banks pay for the privilege.
Posted In: European Central Bank, Europe
Savage Messiah – subsidized by British taxpayers.

Britain is giving subsidies for rock music

Jun 5, 2014
U.K. arts subsidies used to be mainly for ballet and theater. That's changing.
Posted In: Britain, United Kingdom (U.K.), Arts, Pete Rock

The number 2,000: Economic lessons from Brazil

Jun 5, 2014
Just because something has never happened before, doesn't mean it's impossible.
Posted In: brazil, sovereign debt
Tian’anmen

The economic backdrop to Tian'anmen

Jun 4, 2014
The Tian’anmen Square protests were about more than just students and democracy.
Posted In: China, Tiananmen Square, protest, history

Tiananmen: More than just students and democracy

Jun 4, 2014
The 1989 protests in Tiananmen square were about more than just democracy.
Posted In: Tiananmen Square

President Obama to increase military presence in Europe

Jun 3, 2014
President Obama is asking for up to $1 billion to boost military in Europe
Posted In: Russia, ukraine, President Obama

Singapore's got some big retirement issues

Jun 3, 2014
Social security fears in one of the world's most rigorously-controlled economies.
Posted In: singapore, Social Security

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