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    • US shares close at record levels October 31, 2014
      The Dow and S&P 500 close at record levels, helped by a surprise move by the Bank of Japan to boost its stimulus measures.
    • FTSE up on bank news and Japan move October 31, 2014
      The FTSE 100 rises more than 1% as investors breathed a sigh of relief over Bank of England plans for capital reserves and welcomed news of a stimulus boost from the Bank of Japan.
    • VIDEO: 'I don't know what my destiny is' October 31, 2014
      A day in the life of Ismael Diabate, an economic migrant stranded in the Moroccan capital of Rabat.
    • VIDEO: Morocco's offshore oil dispute October 31, 2014
      US oil company Kosmos Energy is to begin drilling off the coast of Western Sahara - a disputed territory claimed by both the Moroccan government and separatists from the indigenous Saharawi people.
    • Banks may be forced to boost reserves October 31, 2014
      British banks may have to hold more funds to guard against the risk of a future economic downturn, the Bank of England has proposed.
    • RBS reserves £400m for currency probe October 31, 2014
      Royal Bank of Scotland sets aside £400m to cover potential costs from an investigation into possible manipulation of the foreign exchange market.
    • Government to 'retire' some WW1 debt October 31, 2014
      The UK Government has said that it will 'retire' £218m of the UK's £2bn First World War debt by refinancing bonds originally issued by Winston Churchill.
    • VIDEO: Can Indian consumers shop for less? October 31, 2014
      The BBC's Yogita Limaye asks if ordinary people are witnessing a real change in the cost of living due to slowing inflation.
    • VIDEO: Is data the next frontier in Africa? October 31, 2014
      With the vast majority of people choosing mobile phones over fixed lines, is data the next logical focus for Africa's telecommunications business?
    • VIDEO: Zimbabwe's crocodile farms October 31, 2014
      Crocodile farming in Zimbabwe is an expensive, niche business, as the BBC's Brian Hungwe finds out.

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What is happening to us

When an option is to die and take our family with us there is something desperately wrong with our society. I can not imagine making the choice to commit suicide and take my children along with me, is that what people today are feeling is an option? My God, something needs to change here. OHIO […]

The House has it!

The House on Wednesday evening passed an $819 billion economic stimulus package Wednesday on a party-line vote, despite President Obama’s efforts to achieve bipartisan support for the bill. The final vote was 244 to 188. No Republicans voted for the bill, while just 12 Democrats voted against it. The Senate is likely to take up […]

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I Want to Have Citibanks Spare Chump Change

The high-flying execs at Citigroup caved under pressure from President Obama and decided today to abandon plans for a luxurious new $50 million corporate jet from France. The bank used TARP funds to purchase a new corporate jet for executives. The decision came 24 hours after the banking giant, which was rescued by a $45 […]

Pelosi disagrees with Obama

Oh Im shocked. The first thing that Obama should do is to get rid of her, but that wont happen Im afraid. Obama seems to put the old attage to work of “keeping your enemies close”. We will see how all this pans out, it will be interesting to say the least. (CNN) — Two […]

Tell me your story

The world we live in has changed so much, its not at all what we are used to seeing. There has been major familiar businesses and small local businesses closing down. One recent is Circuit City.  In and around my old neighborhood little shops that once were full of patrons are now empty with signs stated […]

Foreclosures up by 81% in U.S.

Home is going to have to be where the heart is as there wont be any other place to live. Foreclosures rose 81% in 2008, ensnaring 2.3 million U.S. households during the year, according to RealtyTrac Inc. data released today. Advertisement The Irvine, Calif.-based foreclosure Web site said December filings rose 17% from November and […]

Professor Peter Morici, a former chief economist

Professor Peter Morici is a recognized expert on economic policy and international economics. Prior to joining the university, he served as director of the Office of Economics at the U.S. International Trade Commission. He is the author of 18 books and monographs and has published widely in leading public policy and business journals including the […]

The New Job Market

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