Gold goes bear-shaped: Billions lost as precious metal plummets

Gold goes bear-shaped: Billions lost as precious metal plummets

[2013-04-17 14:37:45]
Billionaire John Paulson lost almost $1 billion as gold posted its steepest decline in 30 years...
IRS expected to target small businesses this year

IRS expected to target small businesses this year

[2013-04-15 21:35:11]
Americans who get paid in cash and own a small business are at high risk of...
Cyprus Finance Ministry amends capital controls decree, restricts transfers again

Cyprus Finance Ministry amends capital controls decree, restricts transfers again

[2013-04-14 08:22:14]
The Finance Ministry of Cyprus made its seventh urgent amendment to a decree on capital controls,...
Cash Dash: $1 billion flees Russian markets in Q1

Cash Dash: $1 billion flees Russian markets in Q1

[2013-04-14 08:20:19]
Over $1.1 billion has been pulled from Russia by emerging market equity managers since the beginning...
EU approves multibillion-euro Cyprus rescue package

EU approves multibillion-euro Cyprus rescue package

[2013-04-14 08:18:30]
The EU has reportedly approved a multibillion-euro bailout for Cyprus in a bid to save the...
‘Checking in’ on Foursquare’s $41mn financial injection

‘Checking in’ on Foursquare’s $41mn financial injection

[2013-04-14 08:16:56]
Mobile social network Foursquare announced on Thursday it has raised $41 million in venture capital funds....
Market Buzz: Russian stocks to open with gains following Wall Street’s record highs

Market Buzz: Russian stocks to open with gains following Wall Street’s record highs

[2013-04-11 13:03:34]
Russian floors will start the day in the black after a rally on Wall Street and...
Cyprus to finance bailout by selling €400mn of gold reserves

Cyprus to finance bailout by selling €400mn of gold reserves

[2013-04-11 13:01:54]
Cyprus is going to sell 400 million euros ($525-million) worth of gold reserves to finance part...
WTO downgrades global trade growth in 2013 over protectionism fears

WTO downgrades global trade growth in 2013 over protectionism fears

[2013-04-11 13:00:47]
The World Trade Organization has downgraded its forecast for global trade growth in 2013 to 3.3%...
First deflation in over 40 years hits Greece, reminder of recession reality

First deflation in over 40 years hits Greece, reminder of recession reality

[2013-04-11 12:59:13]
Greece’s consumer price indexes have decreased 0.2%, marking the first deflation since 1968. It might mean...
Big cash, big crash: Bitcoin aims to enter mainstream amid massive depreciation

Big cash, big crash: Bitcoin aims to enter mainstream amid massive depreciation

[2013-04-11 12:25:47]
The recent crash of the decentralized currency Bitcoin in which it lost 60 percent of its...
Adieu, Bordeaux? Frances’ wine-producing areas may dry up by 2050 – study

Adieu, Bordeaux? Frances’ wine-producing areas may dry up by 2050 – study

[2013-04-09 21:54:57]
In less in 40 years elegant French and Italian wines might become a memory as major...
Big Pharma made $711 bln overcharging seniors and disabled

Big Pharma made $711 bln overcharging seniors and disabled

[2013-04-09 19:06:16]
The 11 largest drug companies have made $711 billion in profits in just a decade, largely...
Market Buzz: Slight recovery to kick off week

Market Buzz: Slight recovery to kick off week

[2013-04-08 13:48:57]
Rising oil and a poor macroeconomic news background will give Russian stocks field for a slight...
Ex HBOS execs to be banned from banking

Ex HBOS execs to be banned from banking

[2013-04-05 17:48:44]
British lawmakers have moved to ban former HBOS bosses who made ‘toxic’ misjudgements that led to...
China bird flu sends Europe, Asia stocks down

China bird flu sends Europe, Asia stocks down

[2013-04-05 17:47:11]
China's newest strain of avian flu, which has killed at least six people, has sent stock...
Soros calls Japan’s aggressive stimulus plan ‘dangerous’

Soros calls Japan’s aggressive stimulus plan ‘dangerous’

[2013-04-05 17:42:12]
Thursday’s announcement by the Bank of Japan to deepen its aggressive economy stimulus plan was a...
Financial worries? Sleep on it! Spanish company offers mattress-safe

Financial worries? Sleep on it! Spanish company offers mattress-safe

[2013-04-05 17:23:07]
As Europe goes deeper into recession a Spanish company has found a way to cash in...
Left out in cold: Crisis has Greeks foraging forest for heat source

Left out in cold: Crisis has Greeks foraging forest for heat source

[2013-04-04 21:25:16]
Austerity measures and spiraling unemployment have left many Greeks without the means to pay for heating....
Monsanto announces huge profits despite public backlash

Monsanto announces huge profits despite public backlash

[2013-04-04 21:12:38]
Amid widespread protests against the ‘Monsanto Protection Act’, the biotech giant has reported a 22 percent...
Where will it burst next? Arkansas oil spill sheds light on aging US pipelines

Where will it burst next? Arkansas oil spill sheds light on aging US pipelines

[2013-04-02 21:10:49]
The Exxon oil spill in Mayflower, Arkansas has left many concerned about the state of America’s...
California city becomes America's largest, latest to enter bankruptcy

California city becomes America's largest, latest to enter bankruptcy

[2013-04-02 20:32:56]
A federal judge has ruled that Stockton, California will be allowed to enter bankruptcy. The city,...
'Challenging the dollar': Bitcoin total value tops $1 billion

'Challenging the dollar': Bitcoin total value tops $1 billion

[2013-03-31 20:04:57]
Already bigger than many sovereign currencies, Bitcoin has broken the $1 billion in value mark this...
American shale gas project is a bubble about to burst – Gazprom CEO

American shale gas project is a bubble about to burst – Gazprom CEO

[2013-03-30 20:16:19]
The extraction of shale gas in the US is unprofitable and this “soap bubble will burst...
France’s President Hollande finds loophole to impose 75% tax on the rich

France’s President Hollande finds loophole to impose 75% tax on the rich

[2013-03-30 20:15:16]
The 75% super-tax on the mega-rich, which was rejected by France's constitutional court might be imposed...


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