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MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Libya causes oil prices to spike; home prices fell in December

Feb 22, 2011
Oil giant Shell has moved all of its foreign workers out of Libya, following a similar move by BP late last week. With protests in Libya escalating...
Posted In: BP, case shiller, home prices, housing market, Libya, mid-day update, Oil, oil industry, oil price, Pittsburgh, protests, Saudi Arabia, Shell, Standard & Poor's, turmoil, unrest

MID-DAY UPDATE: Dodd-Frank, budget cuts, Middle East and Lap-Band

Feb 17, 2011
The Senate banking committee today is questioning regulators of the Dodd-Frank law to gauge how much they've improved the financial system. The law...
Posted In: afghanistan, Bahrain, budget, deficit-cutting, deficits, Dodd-Frank law, FDA, Kabul Bank, Lap-band, mid-day update, middle east, protests, regulation, Senate, weight loss

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's budget cuts, protests in Bahrain, and billable hours

Feb 14, 2011
President Obama has released his budget proposal for the 2012 federal spending plan. A growing national deficit has prompted the White House to...
Posted In: Bahrain, budget, budget cuts, deficit-cutting, deficits, Egypt, lawyers, medicaid, Medicare, mid-day update, obama budget, protests, Social Security

Swiss freeze potential Mubarak assets

Feb 11, 2011
A spokesman from the Swiss foreign ministry confirmed the ministry has frozen assets that may belong to now-former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak...
Posted In: banking, Egypt, Hosni Mubarak, protests, Swiss, Switzerland

MID-DAY UPDATE: Mubarak resigns, phasing-out Fannie and Freddie

Feb 11, 2011
Cheers erupted out of Egypt today as Hosni Mubarak stepped down from the presidency, handing over political power to the military. As Alisa Roth...
Posted In: Egypt, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, global economics, housing market, mid-day update, mortgage, Mubarak, protests, resign, U.S. Treasury

MID-DAY UPDATE: Jobless claims, Suez Canal workers' strike, NYSE merger

Feb 10, 2011
The U.S. Labor Department this morning announced weekly jobless claims fell to 383,000, the lowest level in nearly three years....
Posted In: Amman, corporate profits, energy, jobless, Jordan, labor, mid-day update, middle east, NYSE, protests, stock market, strike, Suez Canal, UPS, weekly jobless, Wells Fargo

MID-DAY UPDATE: Unrest in Jordan, Finding "Radio Shangi-La," McDonald's works the recession

Feb 8, 2011
Marketplace's Alisa Roth is in the Middle East covering the political unrest in Egypt and the surrounding countries. Roth spoke with Jeremy Hobson...
Posted In: Amman, Bhutan, Big Book, China, coffee, corruption, Egypt, groupon, Jordan, Lisa Napoli, McDonald's, mid-day update, middle east, protests, radio, recession, Tibet, Tunisia

The finances of the U.S.'s relationship with Egypt

Feb 1, 2011
The U.S. say that it would reconsider sending aid to the Arab country when the Egyptian protests start. There's yet to be any official decision. ...
Posted In: Egypt, foreign aid, protests

MID-DAY UPDATE: Global wheat supply, the Suez Canal, and Atlanta's grease goldmine

Feb 1, 2011
As protests continue today in Egypt, the global business community focuses on spikes in oil and wheat prices. The World Bank says 30 million...
Posted In: alternative energy, Atlanta, Egypt, food prices, food riots, grease, mid-day update, Oil, oil price, protests, Suez Canal

MID-DAY UPDATE: Protests in Egypt, and the new iPad newspaper

Jan 31, 2011
The ongoing protests in Egypt have raised economic concerns worldwide. Moody's Investors Service has cut Egypt's credit rating and revised its...
Posted In: advertisements, apple, Economics, Egypt, fashion, global economics, iPad, kinect, mid-day update, Oil, Polyvore, protests, Rupert Murdock, Suez Canal, trading, Unemployment

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