Day: October 5, 2008

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Financial Crisis – IMF: “Most Dangerous Shock Since the 1930s”

Should you be worried? “What will be the impact of the current financial crisis on economic activity?” That’s the question raised by in the International Monetary Fund in its latest World Economic Outlook. “It is now all too clear that we are seeing the most dangerous shock to the mature financial markets since the 1930s, posing …

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Mark Lee

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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Financial Crisis – The $700 billion Bailout Just a Start

Philippe Gijsels, global market analyst with Europe’s Fortis group. Markets worldwide are fluctuating causing mixed reports among global economists about when financial turbulence will end. Philippe Gijsels, global market analyst with Europe’s Fortis group, which last week received an investment of EUR 11.2 billion from the governments of Belgium, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, says the $700 billion …

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Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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Iran Insists On Nuclear Program To Meet Electricity Needs

Iran’s Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki says his country plans to use nuclear power plants to produce 20,000 megawatts of electricity. Mottaki spoke during a symposium sponsored by the Asia Society in New York City. About Mark LeeEditor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.More Posts (298)

Mark Lee

About Mark Lee

Editor, author and writer with career spanning print, radio, television and new media.

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The Making of Savages

Only one thing provokes more outrage in me than Jamaica’s runaway murder rate, and it’s the pathetic hand-wringing and pseudo self-examination that usually follows a murder rampage of epic proportions. Over the past three weeks, the pressure has been unrelenting. Report after report of fresh kills have bombarded the public, pushing the envelope past criminality …

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