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The Greek tragedy in the European Union

The Greek tragedy in the European Union

The resurrection of Germany comes with increasing unease in the rest of Europe as the future of Greece is questioned.

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China caught between two evils as stock market collapses

China caught between two evils as stock market collapses

Beijing continues, ineffectively, intervention to prop up markets. A collapse of the stock market would likely increase deposits in ordinary bank accounts. This would compel Beijing to rely more on banks to fuel growth and financial liberalization

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Democrat O'Malley is only half-true about U.S. economy

Democrat O'Malley is only half-true about U.S. economy

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A bullish financial market for illegal immigrants

A bullish financial market for illegal immigrants

Should Obama go through with amnesty for illegal aliens, housing starts may improve, sparking national economic growth.

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Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

Putin is all alone in Russia's perfect storm

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Piketty's Tower of Jell-O

Piketty's Tower of Jell-O

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Habitually indebted Argentina lectures US on monetary policy

Habitually indebted Argentina lectures US on monetary policy

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Drop in Mexican immigrants reflected in lower remittance amounts

Drop in Mexican immigrants reflected in lower remittance amounts

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American cities follow Detroit's footsteps

American cities follow Detroit's footsteps

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Has the end come for the Chinese economic juggernaut?

Has the end come for the Chinese economic juggernaut?

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Islamist terror's home in South America and the threat to the U.S.

Islamist terror's home in South America and the threat to the U.S.

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Pope warns that 'Money should serve, not rule'

Pope warns that 'Money should serve, not rule'

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Luxembourg: Prime Minister sees war clouds looming in Europe

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Michigan bill would exempt banks from paying fines for 'blighted' properties

Michigan bill would exempt banks from paying fines for 'blighted' properties

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Has China reached the end of its rope?

Has China reached the end of its rope?

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China's 'empty cities' show no sign of slowing down

China's 'empty cities' show no sign of slowing down

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Paraguay has cash reserves to pay foreign debt twice

Paraguay has cash reserves to pay foreign debt twice

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IMF says fiscal cliff fix doesn't go far enough

IMF says fiscal cliff fix doesn't go far enough

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Some good news for social justice comes from Asia and Latin America

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British HSBC pays out $1.9 billion on money-laundering charges

British HSBC pays out $1.9 billion on money-laundering charges

HSBC Admits Massive Fraud and Moneylaundering for Narcoterrorists and Rogue Politicians--Pays Record $1.9 Billion Penalty to the U.S. but Executives Avoid Jail.

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IMF chief warns US not to go over 'fiscal cliff'

IMF chief warns US not to go over 'fiscal cliff'

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Cut costs and tax less, says European Central Bank president

Cut costs and tax less, says European Central Bank president

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George Soros' AWOL speech re-appears

George Soros' AWOL speech re-appears

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Dutch premier Rutte thinks Greek credit is good, even in case of bankruptcy

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'VatiLeaks' scandal could be defining moment for Pope Benedict

'VatiLeaks' scandal could be defining moment for Pope Benedict

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Suspect in Vatican leaks agrees to testify; cardinal under suspicion

Suspect in Vatican leaks agrees to testify; cardinal under suspicion

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Vatican Bank director fired as probe deepens

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An invalid Spanish economy fears catching the Greek flu

An invalid Spanish economy fears catching the Greek flu

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Mortgage foreclosures harm children and families

Mortgage foreclosures harm children and families

Moving from place to place because of foreclosure, and homelessness, causes education gaps for children, as well as behavioral problems.

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America's First Great Depression: book review

America's First Great Depression: book review

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Jewish/Catholic commission concludes economic woes is a moral crisis

Jewish/Catholic commission concludes economic woes is a moral crisis

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Finance no longer serves humanity, says Pope

The media also came in for criticism from the Pope.

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The world's divide between rich and poor

The world's divide between rich and poor

Irresponsible rich people and their followers think of the struggle fo spiritual and social transformation as 'class warfare'. We are all the poorer for this.

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Europe's lost soul

Europe's lost soul

Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks of the UK gave a talk on January 13 at the Pontifical Gregorian University at Rome. Fixing Europe is more than stabilising the euro currency.

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Arizona solar energy plant gets green light from US-Mexico bank

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Historic reversal: former colony Angola to bail out Portugal

Historic reversal: former colony Angola to bail out Portugal

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How the secret bank bailout came to be

How the secret bank bailout came to be

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A Raw Deal for Americans from Wall Street and Washington

A Raw Deal for Americans from Wall Street and Washington

Unlike the New Deal, which responded to the Great Depression of the 1930s, Americans are getting a Raw Deal to salve the Great Depression. Desperate families are taking desperate measures.

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What Britain can teach America about deficit reduction

What Britain can teach America about deficit reduction

If Republicans are serious about deficit reduction, rather than assailing government, a burst of economic growth may follow.

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New data debunks old myth about paying off consumer debt

New data debunks old myth about paying off consumer debt

Pay off larger debts first, which have higher interest rates.

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On a Day like Today: American bankruptcy

On a Day like Today: American bankruptcy

In 1993, US Rep. Traficant warned that the US was then facing 'chapter 11.'

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Vatican: New global financial authority may be needed

Vatican: New global financial authority may be needed

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