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Israel thrives as the Silicon Valley of the Middle East

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Israel thrives as the Silicon Valley of the Middle East

The high-tech industry has become the backbone of Israel's economy with 46 percent of exports coming from the industrial high tech sector. Worldfocus correspondent Martin Himel takes a look at the businesses and entrepreneurial players of the Middle East's Silicon Valley.

Posted: November 17, 2009 18:06   Comments: 10
World governments hope stimulus packages will stick

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World governments hope stimulus packages will stick

From the $787 billion stimulus package in the U.S. to China's $586 billion, world governments are hoping that they can lay the groundwork for economic recovery. Read what bloggers from Bahrain to Japan are going through in the global financial crisis.

Posted: May 20, 2009 14:10   Comments: 2
Muslim entrepreneurs adhere to Islam’s economic code

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Muslim entrepreneurs adhere to Islam’s economic code

Islam's economic code strictly forbids borrowing money on interest. Worldfocus contributor Luv Puri explores how Muslim-American entrepreneurs are reconciling the economic guidelines of their faith with the capitalist system in the U.S.

Posted: May 14, 2009 10:46   Comments: 3
Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

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Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

After the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993, for the first time, Palestinians began to take control of their own economic destiny. Foreign money soon began pouring into the West Bank. Now, businessmen are complaining less about Israel and more about cheap exports from China.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:26   Comments: 1
Chrysler goes bankrupt and partners with Italy’s Fiat

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Chrysler goes bankrupt and partners with Italy’s Fiat

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek discusses the implications of Chrysler's bankruptcy and its partnership with Italian manufacturer Fiat.

Posted: May 1, 2009 13:31   Comments: 0
“Swine flu” name offends Jews and Muslims

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“Swine flu” name offends Jews and Muslims

As countries around the world debate over what to call "swine flu," Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge writes about the disease name game.

Posted: April 30, 2009 08:57   Comments: 4
Tune in: Online radio show on the business of Iraq

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Tune in: Online radio show on the business of Iraq

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of the Iraqi economy, from small shoe shops to large oil corporations. Ali Alnaemi, Eric Davis and Robert Looney joined the conversation.

Posted: April 28, 2009 19:24   Comments: 0
Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

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Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of natural resource use, opportunities and dangers for resource-rich developing countries and the role played by the U.S. in this global issue. Dave Burdick, Michael Cohen and Alf Hornborg joined the conversation.

Posted: March 31, 2009 18:06   Comments: 1
U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

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U.S. misses out on flourishing Cuban business

Cuba is doing business worldwide, but the United States is hardly in the game. A long U.S. government boycott of the island means most American businessmen are losing out to Europeans and others when it comes to everything from agriculture to medicine to oil.

Posted: March 10, 2009 15:18   Comments: 11
U.S. auto, real estate troubles echo in Europe and Asia

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U.S. auto, real estate troubles echo in Europe and Asia

Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses parallels between struggling U.S. auto and real estate industries and the same industries in Europe and Asia.

Posted: February 17, 2009 15:58   Comments: 0

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