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Must-Reads from Around the World

Euro zone finance ministers and the IMF reach a deal on a bailout for Greece, shadow banking in China raises concerns about massive loan defaults, and the...

Must-Reads from Around the World, April 19, 2012

Bridging the Gap – In his first interview with foreign media since winning the nomination of Hong Kong’s 1,200-member “election committee” in March, Chief...

The Endless Pathos and Hubris of L’Affaire DSK

When Dominique Strauss-Kahn awoke in a French detention cell Wednesday morning, he probably wasn’t experiencing the sort of déjà vu one might expect. Because in...

Where the 1% Lives

It used to be better to be down and out in Beverly Hills than elsewhere. Not so much anymore. In mid-December the U.S. government released data on income...

Is Warren Buffett Right About The Economy?

Warren Buffett told the Fortune magazine Most Powerful Women Summit yesterday that he hasn’t thrown in the towel on the U.S. economy, arguing that the U.S. is...

Greece Debt Crisis: Have the Cuts Gone Too Deep?

After more than a year of wage and pension cuts, tax hikes and a deepening recession that has spread a cloud of gloom over Greece, Simos Menexis hoped the worst...

It's Make Up or Break Up Time for the Euro Zone

Doom is once again stalking the euro. Debt-addled Greece is teetering on the edge of default as it holds tense talks with the International Monetary Fund and...