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An uneven global economy is cause for concern in 2010

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An uneven global economy is cause for concern in 2010

Roben Farzad of BusinessWeek discusses the economic fluctuations in Britain, across Europe and elsewhere. He explains how Britain and the UK face identity crises in determining what they can do to dig out of the economic crisis.

Posted: October 23, 2009 13:28   Comments: 0
Has the global economy recovered from deep recession?

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Has the global economy recovered from deep recession?

Most world markets seem to be on their way upwards. Analysts predict that third-quarter U.S. growth will be positive for the first time in four quarters. From your perspective, is the economy getting better?

Posted: October 23, 2009 12:01   Comments: 19
How Chile weathered the global economic downturn

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How Chile weathered the global economic downturn

In this wide-ranging interview, Chilean finance minister Andres Velasco speaks about Chile's privatization of social security, its past and present fiscal policy, and the lessons advisors have learned from economic cycles of the past.

Posted: October 14, 2009 16:06   Comments: 0
Canada avoids bank bailout, but feels U.S. financial woes

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Canada avoids bank bailout, but feels U.S. financial woes

The prudent stewardship of Canadian banks in avoiding risky loans meant that they never required a government bailout. But the U.S.'s economic woes are spilling across the border and affecting Canadian big business. Canadians are blaming their own government and clamoring for help.

Posted: October 14, 2009 15:45   Comments: 3
Chile squirrels away copper fortunes and spends prudently

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Chile squirrels away copper fortunes and spends prudently

Correspondent Edie Magnus reports on how the Chilean government has prudently managed its windfall copper profits. Chile is now financing public works projects, creating jobs and doling out cash stipends to the poor.

Posted: October 13, 2009 13:56   Comments: 2
China’s economy ascends, while U.S. economy lags

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China’s economy ascends, while U.S. economy lags

Many economic indicators point to an ascendant China and an American economy with lagging consumption and employment. Marcus Mabry of the New York Times discusses the current state of the world economy.

Posted: October 12, 2009 13:37   Comments: 0
Merkel wins second term in German election

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Merkel wins second term in German election

Germany's vote on Sunday for members of the lower house of parliament gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a comfortable center-right majority. Nikolaus Piper of Suddeutsche Zeitung discusses the major issues and implications of the German election.

Posted: September 28, 2009 12:09   Comments: 0
Week in review: The Afghanistan debate and the G-20

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Week in review: The Afghanistan debate and the G-20

Gideon Rose of Foreign Affairs magazine and Rana Foroohar of Newsweek discuss the week's top stories: The debate over next steps in the war in Afghanistan and the global economic summit in Pittsburgh.

Posted: September 25, 2009 14:42   Comments: 1
Economic concerns dominate ahead of German election

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Economic concerns dominate ahead of German election

Economic concerns have dominated the debate leading up to Sunday's national elections in Germany. Polls show a tight race.

Posted: September 25, 2009 11:36   Comments: 0
Deciding who decides at the G-20 summit

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Deciding who decides at the G-20 summit

The agenda for this week’s G-20 meeting is full, writes Worldfocus blogger Nina Hachigian, but when leaders sit down in Pittsburgh to discuss banking regulation, energy and poverty alleviation, one question will not be on the table -- the question of who should be at the table in the first place.

Posted: September 24, 2009 11:22   Comments: 3

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