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Loving the global economy

Mar 7, 2014
Despite all the Cold War rhetoric, the global economy is the bigger picture.
Posted In: Cold War, ukraine, global economy

Kai Ryssdal on flying in the Cold War

Mar 7, 2014
Why this time is different.
Posted In: ukraine, global economy

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

Helium: Not Just the Stuff in Balloons

Nov 22, 2013
Helium is a valuable finite resource that is often wasted just for fun.
Posted In: healthcare, elements, natural resources, helium, global economy

Global economy cheers Senate deal on debt

Oct 16, 2013
The deadline to raise the debt ceiling is less than 24 hours away, but the U.S. won't actually default until the end of the month.
Posted In: global economy, government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling

Strong economic data from China

Sep 10, 2013
Vital economic signs in China are improving
Posted In: China, Retail, global economy

China's GDP growth slows to 7.5%

Jul 15, 2013
China's GDP growth slowed in the second quarter to 7.5 percent -- its weakest pace since 1991.
Posted In: China, GDP, global economy

After another strong day globally, stocks turn down in the U.S.

May 8, 2013
Share prices in Germany hit a new record high today. Asian markets were strong. But U.S. markets were down slightly this morning.
Posted In: stock market, global economy

Stocks around the world reach 5 year highs

May 7, 2013
Mark Luschini, chief investment strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott, explains what's got markets running strong.
Posted In: stock market, global economy

Quiz: How many workers live on $1.25 a day?

Mar 12, 2013
How many of the world's 3.1 billion workers live on just $1.25 per day -- the global poverty line as defined by the World Bank?
Posted In: poverty, global economy, working poor

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