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PARIS - European stocks and the euro faltered After early gains on Tuesday, as data underscoring the depth of Spain's Economic Problems damped investor Enthusiasm. Spanish retail sales Fell in April by a record 08.09 percent from a year Earlier, the 22d consecutive monthly decline, the government statistics institute in... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
MADRID (AP) - The troubled lender Spanish Bankia Will treat the billions of euros of state aid That It Will receive in the country's biggest-ever bank bailout have year investment Meant to make a profit for the Spanish government and not-as-a loan, ict President Said Sunday. José Ignacio Goirigolzarri, Bankia's... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
BANGKOK (AP) - Asian Stock Markets struggled for firm footing Wednesday as investor nerves Were tested by fizzling Economic Growth in China and the Lack of a concrete plan to pull Greece back from the brink of bankruptcy. Media reports That Some Of China's biggest banks will miss Their Annual... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
The number of people seeking behavior chômage aid changed little last week, a Labor Department survey Said Thursday, signaling modest job growth. Separately, the Commerce Department Said orders for long-lasting factory goods edged up Slightly in April, a key goal category That tracks business investment Spending Fell for a second... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
Many American retailers are cutting back at shopping malls. Chains like Gap Inc.., Abercrombie & Fitch, Coldwater Creek and Talbot's Say They Have Too Many too many stores at malls. Hundreds of stores are on the chopping block. Now, that 'bread is Being seen as a year opportunity - For... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
WHAT are ordinary investors to make of the puzzling swings in Facebook's first-day share price on Friday? But of the Fact That this company, all of eight years old, is now worth more Than $ 104 one billion on the stock market? For Some perspective, I Turned to Harry M.... Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
ATHENS - Amid deepening Economic and Political upheaval and from under the watchful eye of foreign Creditors, Greece's prime minister caretaker, Panagiotis Pikrammenos, on Thursday Appointed a temporary office That Will Be in Place Until June 17 general election When The second in Many months have is Expected to determined... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, forming the head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper empire and a close friend of Prime Minister David Cameron WAS Formally charged on Tuesday, along with her husband and oven Others, of perverting the course of justice in the phone That HAS hacking scandal burrowed deeply Into... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
BEIJING (AP) - The Three Largest East Asian economies Agreed Sunday to find Ways to Strengthen regional trading ties and to work together to ease tensions in the area politique. The countries - China, South Korea and Japan - said THEY ESTABLISH Would begin negotiations to a free-trade area That... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
The chairman of the United States That regulator inspects audit firms - year That agency has-been frustrated by inability to review audits icts of Chinese Companies That Turned Out To Be frauds - That Said Tuesday That history staff ET Expected soon Would Be Able to sit Chinese in on... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
NEW DELHI - admittedly, the timing WAS awkward. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton Arrived in New Delhi this week After Declaring That India Should Reduce imports of Iranian oil and comply-with Western sanctions. Yet across town, India and Iran Were Trying to figure out Ways to do business together.... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
LONDON - Stocks and the euro in Europe Fell on Thursday, and Wall Street headed for a weak Appeared opening, the after the leading party in the Greek Parliament WAS Unable to form a government, Adding to Fears That a backlash Measures Against austerity is leading the continent back Into... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
One of the nation 's largest pension plans, filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing Wal-Mart's leadership of breaching fiduciary duty in connection icts with a bribery scandal at the retailer's Mexican Subsidiary. The pension plan, the California State Teachers' Retirement System, owns about 5.3 million shares in Wal-Mart, worth about $... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
BEIJING - The U.S. Treasury secretary, Timothy F. Geithner urged Beijing DURING bilateral talks on Thursday to let icts tightly controlled currency Strengthen icts and to open further Top Markets. Chinese Officials Responded Thursday by Denying That WAS the Renminbi Undervalued dry and Washington to ease controls on exports of... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
Boeing may soon Be looking for buyers for long-range passenger jets built by ict European archrival, Airbus specificities, after a rare trade-in deal with one of China 's largest airlines. The American plane maker HAS Agreed to buy half of China Eastern's fleet of 10 Airbus A340 jets as a... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
Schwäbisch Hall, Germany - While much of southern Europe is Struggling with soaring chômage rats, a robust Germany is desperate for Educated workers, and it has Begun to look south for the solution. In the last 18 months, It Has Recruited Thousands of the Continent's Best and Brightest to this... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
If the European Monetary Union is something like a bad marriage, what Can Be Done to Avoid a messy divorce and disastrous? Broadly speaking, There are now Two requirements. One calls for sacrifices from all sides and compromised. The Other, echoing the law That Used To exist in Many societies,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
LONDON - Britain Has Fallen Into icts first double-dip recession since the 1970s, official figures released According To Wednesday, a development further Top That raised issues about whether government belt-tightening in Europe Has Gone too far. The unexpected delay of 0.2 percent year decline in output économique During The first... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A company controlled by the youngest son of the late dictator Suharto Indonesian is fighting legal claims for $ 145 million from Some of the world's best-known shipping families. Companies linked to the Norwegian Arne Wilhelmsen and billionaires Arne Blystad, as well as the Polemis family, one... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
Stanislas de Quercize has-been president and chief executive of Van Cleef & Arpels since 2005. He Was Recently Appointed to take over as chief executive of Cartier by the end of this year. Q. What, to you, is leadership, and what are the qualities of a leader? A. Defining and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
WASHINGTON - Europeans may discover the Week That this debt crisis is not only the euro area economy Threatening & the Integrity of the common currency, Europe's goal aussi diminishing influences in world affairs. For a second consecutive year, Europe's problems are the major concern as Government Officials and Monetary... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
Stock Markets rose Tuesday on Both Sides of the Atlantic, propelled by Encouraging Corporate profits, a well-received dirty of government debt in Spain, a recovery in Apple shares - and the Lack of Any strikingly bad news. The Dow Jones industrial average climbed Above 13.000 for the first time since... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
HONG KONG - The Indian central bank cut interest rates sharply on Tuesday in a sign That worries about Slowing Economic Growth are starting to outweigh Concerns about stubbornly high inflation. The key repo rate, at Which the Reserve Bank of India lends to banks trading, WAS Reduced to 8... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
Consumer Prices rose modestly in the United States in March, have countered falling Electricity Costs Higher Prices gasoline, the Labor Department Said Thursday. The Consumer Price Index 0.3 percent laundry charges 0.4 percent in Advancing After February, the government said. That Was in line with economists' expectations and the view... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog
BERLIN - Nokia Lowered icts first-quarter profit forecast on Wednesday as demand for Symbian-based smartphones icts, Which the company is phasing out, weakened sharply amid the transition to phones using Microsoft Windows. The world s largest maker of cellphones by volume Said icts operating margin in the first quarter for... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2012 at shannonrodriquez's blog