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Small Qatar both blessed and cursed by oil riches

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Small Qatar both blessed and cursed by oil riches

Qatar, a small country in the Persian Gulf, has an economy based almost entirely on money from oil and gas. But the benefits come with significant drawbacks.

Posted: September 11, 2009 12:00   Comments: 1
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
Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

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Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

Though the civil war ended years ago, Liberia remains politically and economically unstable -- and more may suffer as food and fuel prices rise around the world. A Worldfocus contributing blogger encounters a trio of problems in Liberia: food, money and transportation.

Posted: March 23, 2009 10:15   Comments: 6
Ponzi schemes strike in U.S., Russia and Colombia

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Ponzi schemes strike in U.S., Russia and Colombia

In the wake of the $50 billion Madoff fraud case, a Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about worldwide Ponzi schemes and their relationship to the global financial crisis.

Posted: December 18, 2008 13:50   Comments: 2
World credit markets remain frozen

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World credit markets remain frozen

Mohannad Aama, managing director of Beam Capital Management, discusses the global upheaval in credit and fixed income markets.

Posted: September 30, 2008 18:02   Comments: 1

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