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Ducking the dreaded ‘B-word’ in New Brunswick

Those who maintain that in the absence of a global depression governments and the jurisdictions they administer do not go bankrupt – not, at least, in the barrel-wearing, down-and- out sort of way – do not remember Argentina. 662 more words

Economy

Caging China's Corrupt "Tigers"

China has launched a formal investigation against Zhou Yongkang, a former member of the Politburo Standing Committee, China’s top decision-making body.

Widespread corruption inside the Chinese Communist Party has raised serious questions about the efficacy of its self-regulation. 30 more words

Politics

Networth of Households Now Are A Third Less!

In the last few years,  economic circumstances have been highly skewed against the typical American household. According to New York Times, the typical household worth in 2003 was roughly $88,000, while in 2013 the average household stooped to $56,000! 52 more words

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Study: Smartphone Kill Switch Could Save Consumers $3.4 Billion

ST. LOUIS (CBS St. Louis) – A bill designed to prevent the theft of smartphones could also save Americans big money, reports CNet.

The bill would require smartphone manufacturers to install a “kill switch” that would allow users to lock a phone remotely. 208 more words

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‘Disturbing trend’ of brazen attacks against border security by gangs

A game warden hit in the head with a rock while trying to seize a raft. Police officers wounded in an hours-long standoff with a gang member wanted for murder. 77 more words

Politics

Q2 GDP growth hit 4% – but it took a 2% decline in Q1 to do it

U.S. GDP increased at a 4% annual rate in the second quarter of 2014, roughly one percentage point better than the consensus Wall Street forecast. 762 more words

Bonds

Q2 GDP growth hit 4% – but it took a 2% decline in Q1 to do it

U.S. GDP increased at a 4% annual rate in the second quarter of 2014, roughly one percentage point better than the consensus Wall Street forecast. 756 more words

Bonds