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    • 10 defining moments of the Sochi Olympics
      It promises to be another memorable occasion — but will it beat Winters Games gone past? The 17-day sporting extravaganza is being dubbed as the most expensive Olympics ever, with the Russians having spent $50 billion on turning the faded Black Sea resort into a rejuvenated host venue. Thousands of athletes from over 80 different […]
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      With former Port Authority official David Wildstein’s new claim that  “evidence exists” showing Christie knew about the politically motivated lane closings on the George Washington Bridge back in September, several Jersey State politicians are already floating the dreaded “I” word: impeachment. It wasn’t so long ago that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was a
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    • More than 48,000 use Help to Buy September 2, 2014
      More than 48,000 homeowners have used the government's Help to Buy scheme since it started, figures show.
    • London Market Report September 2, 2014
      The pound falls after a poll for the Sun and the Times indicates a rise in support for the pro-Scottish independence "Yes" campaign.
    • December date for Autumn Statement September 2, 2014
      George Osborne is to deliver the Autumn Statement, an annual update on the state of the economy, on 3 December.
    • Dollar General raises bid for rival September 2, 2014
      Dollar General, the lead discount retailer in the United States, raises its bid for rival store Family Dollar to almost $9.1bn (£5.51bn).
    • Aston Martin appoints new chief September 2, 2014
      UK luxury carmaker Aston Martin hires senior Nissan executive Andy Palmer as its new chief executive.
    • AUDIO: Is conflict good or bad for insurers? September 2, 2014
      Bronek Masojada, chief executive of the insurance company Hiscox, analyses the effect of recent conflicts on the insurance market
    • Uber banned across Germany by court September 2, 2014
      A court says the UberPop service must stop transporting passengers in Germany, but the American company refuses to suspend work.
    • UK activist's Thailand trial begins September 2, 2014
      A UK activist who campaigns for better labour conditions goes on trial in Thailand charged with criminal defamation.
    • UK construction growth surges September 2, 2014
      The construction sector expanded at its fastest pace for seven months in August, despite supply shortages holding back growth, a survey suggests.
    • Swiss economy stalls as EU slows September 2, 2014
      Switzerland's economy failed to grow in the second quarter of the year, official figures show, with trade affected by stagnation in the rest of Europe.

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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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