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Vietnam getting a boost from its coffee

Sep 2, 2013
But some worry that with commodity prices falling, relying so heavily on agriculture is a risk.
Posted In: Vietnam, coffee

India and Brazil's economic reversal of fortune

Aug 30, 2013
Emerging markets that thrived during the recession are seeing the flow of capital dry up.
Posted In: BRICS, brazil, India, emerging markets

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

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