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Don’t Fear a Moody’s Downgrade of U.S. Debt — Fear a China Slowdown

Filed under: Economy, Moody’s Corp, Money and PoliticsLast summer, following the political circus that was the country’s debt-ceiling fight, Standard & Poor’s downgraded America’s debt one notch from its coveted “AAA” rating to “AA,” — an action t…

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Double-Dip Recession Hits Eurozone as Crisis Clouds Swirl

Filed under: Economy, International
By Jonathan Cable

LONDON — The eurozone has sunk back into its second recession since 2009, a Reuters poll predicted on Thursday, as the debt crisis that has ravaged the continent for over two years continues to st…

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Economically, What Happens in Europe Doesn’t Stay in Europe

Filed under: Market NewsSunday’s elections in France and Greece have defiantly and decisively moved the backlash against austerity from the streets of Europe to the halls of political power.

With the winning parties in both countries having staked the…

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Hedge Funds Betting Against the Eurozone: Why You Should Worry

Filed under: Economy, Market NewsSome of the world’s most prominent hedge fund managers are betting against the eurozone — and not just the peripheral countries everyone knows are in trouble. They’re taking positions against the core countries, econom…

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Financial Nightmares: Friday the 13th’s Worst Economic Disasters

Filed under: Market NewsForget black cats, broken mirrors and unstoppable psychopaths in hockey masks — on Friday the 13th, the biggest terrors sometimes hit our wallets. In fact, long before Jason started terrorizing Camp Crystal Lake, the dreaded da…

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