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From Economy Sep 13, 2012

Washington Bends Logic Into Mobius Strip To Show Profit On AIG Bailout

The U.S. government went into a full-throated propaganda offensive on Tuesday in an effort to show that the highly controversial 2008 bailouts of American International Group, Inc. (NYSE: AIG) were profitable.

From Global Markets Sep 07, 2012

Police Strife in Athens Complicates Week of Violent Strikes

On-duty Greek riot police clashed with a small contingent of colleagues on strike Thursday in an event that put an emotional climax to a week of protest in Greece.

From Global Markets Aug 10, 2012

Financial Crisis Turns 5 Years Old Today: Deutsche Bank Looks Back

A report out Thursday morning by Jim Reid, head of Global Fundamental Credit Strategy, noted the global financial crisis has lasted five years, tracing the beginning of the world's economic troubles to Aug. 9, 2007.

From Politics & Policy Jul 20, 2012

Dodd-Frank Rules Nearly 9,000 Pages, But It's Less Than One-Third Finished

A summary report released Thursday by the law firm David Polk and Wardell LLP graphically illustrates the mind-boggling complexity -- and high level of delay -- regulators have faced attempting to implement Dodd-Frank.

From Economy Jun 26, 2012

Horrific Unemployment, Stagnation, Inflation Seen In Euro Zone Collapse

A graphic published by Der Spiegel, Germany's top newsweekly, is making the rounds among global financial blogs and Facebook walls, succinctly putting into numbers the horrific economic carnage a collapse of the common currency union would entail.

From Economy Jun 16, 2012

Pictures Of Chaos In Greece, Courtesy Of German Broadcaster

Ahead of what is likely to be a week full of drama, stomach-churning market action, and violence in the streets of Athens, a German documentary is making the rounds online outlining the severe socioeconomic dysfunction that led Greece to its current state of affairs.

From Global Markets Apr 04, 2012

The First Flying Car is Ready, But is it Really a Viable Travel Option?

After the first flying car was unveiled, the next question to be pondered upon is whether this is practically a viable option.

From Companies Mar 20, 2012

Ted Baker Bets On New Stores, Expects FY Profits In Line With Expectations

Ted Baker, the British designer brand, expects to end the season with a clean stock position as it is scheduled to report its 2011 annual results on March 21, 2012.

From Companies Mar 20, 2012

Sainsbury To Ramp Up Investments, Expects Good Progress In Difficult Consumer Environment

J Sainsbury, the retailing and financial services and property investment group, expects customers to spend cautiously in 2012, particularly in first half of the year. Although the short term remains challenging, key events later in the year, such as the Queen's Diamond Jubilee and London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games provide opportunities for growth.

From Companies Mar 19, 2012

Cairn Energy Remains Well Poised For Next Phase Of Growth

Cairn Energy, the independent oil, gas exploration and production company is excited by the potential of its multi-basin acreage in Greenland offers and the management team is focused on accessing new opportunities that provide material growth for the company and its stakeholders.

From Companies Mar 19, 2012

Debenhams Keen on Tight Cost Control and Profit Maximisation

Debenhams, the seller of fashion clothing, accessories, cosmetics and products, expects to benefit from lower input prices in the H2 of FY 2012. Britain's No. 2 department store group is scheduled to release its H1 trading update on Tuesday.

From Companies Mar 15, 2012

Home Retail Group Expects Major Cut in Full Year Dividends

Britain's household goods retailer, Home Retail Group, focuses on robust cost management along with cash positions due to ongoing uncertainty surrounding the UK economy. It will also prioritise its investment in the ongoing development of its multi-channel capabilities.

From Companies Mar 14, 2012

Aegis Group Sees Strong Momentum, Bets on Acquisitions

Aegis group, the marketing services company in the areas of media communications and market research, expects the environment to remain competitive but it remains well positioned to make continued progress.

From Companies Mar 13, 2012

Tullow Oil To Deliver Record FY Earnings, Outlook Positive For Coming Years

Tullow Oil, the independent oil and gas company, expects significant progress in Ghana and Uganda for the FY 2012 and is scheduled to report its full year 2011 results on Wednesday.

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