Posts Tagged ‘the-world’

UK’s Cameron Seeks to Bolster Trade Ties With China

Sunday, November 7th, 2010

Prime Minister David Cameron leads a heavyweight group of British politicians and business chiefs on a visit to China this week which will focus squarely on expanding trade ties with the world’s second-largest economy.

See original here:
UK’s Cameron Seeks to Bolster Trade Ties With China

China October Manufacturing Leaps Past Forecast

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

China’s official purchasing managers’ index (PMI) for manufacturing rose to a six-month high, blowing past expectations and highlighting the strength of the world’s second-largest economy.

See the original post:
China October Manufacturing Leaps Past Forecast

Intel Earnings, Revenue Surpass Wall Street Forecasts

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Shares of the world’s biggest semiconductor maker popped higher in extended trading Tuesday after the company reported a quarterly profit that beat expectations.

See the rest here:
Intel Earnings, Revenue Surpass Wall Street Forecasts

With Global Food Prices Rising, What Should Investors Do?

Thursday, September 9th, 2010

Rising fear over food prices will affect not only consumers around the world, but also investors, who will face an array of conflicting choices as grain shortages and demand increases cause havoc in financial markets.

Read this article:
With Global Food Prices Rising, What Should Investors Do?

Battle Looms Over Huge Costs of Public Pensions

Saturday, August 7th, 2010

There’s a class war coming to the world of government pensions. The haves are retirees who were once state or municipal workers. The have-nots are taxpayers who don’t have generous pensions

See the original post:
Battle Looms Over Huge Costs of Public Pensions

China Inflation Accelerates to 19-Month High in May

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Chinese inflation quickened to a 19-month high in May, but a moderation of growth in factory production and capital spending could further ease worries that the world’s third-largest economy runs the risk of boiling over.

Follow this link:
China Inflation Accelerates to 19-Month High in May

Buffett’s Bets—the Good, the Bad and the Unknown

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010

Warren Buffett may be the world’s most famous investor, but even he doesn’t get everything right.

See the article here:
Buffett’s Bets—the Good, the Bad and the Unknown

Samsung Elec Sees Record Profit, Shares Ease from Peak

Monday, April 5th, 2010

Samsung Electronics said it was on track to top market forecasts with a record quarterly profit thanks to a strong recovery in its flagship chip business, the world’s largest.

Original post:
Samsung Elec Sees Record Profit, Shares Ease from Peak

China Says US Treasurys Important, Wary on Gold

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

China, the world’s biggest holder of foreign exchange reserves, renewed its commitment to the U.S. Treasury market on Tuesday but said it would be wary of adding to its gold holdings.

Read more:
China Says US Treasurys Important, Wary on Gold

Toyota Recalls Prius, Other Hybrids over Brake Problems

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Toyota Motor  is recalling nearly half a million of its flagship Prius and other hybrid cars for braking problems, a third major recall since September and a further blow to the reputation of the world’s largest automaker.

View post:
Toyota Recalls Prius, Other Hybrids over Brake Problems