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German economy growth slightly slowing
German economyNovember 24, 2013 ET
The German economy slowed in the third quarter despite a strong pickup in both corporate investment and government spending, data showed.
SEC charges Sam Miri in Galleon insider trading scheme
Raj RajaratnamNovember 22, 2013 ET
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEX) charged a former employee at a Silicon Valley-based semiconductor company for his role tipping nonpublic information used in connection with Raj Rajaratnam's massive insider trading scheme.
New job top wish for 83% of North American employees
WorkersNovember 22, 2013 ET
A vast majority of North American employees plan to pursue new job opportunities in 2014, according to a poll by Right Management, the talent and career management experts within ManpowerGroup.
Business optimism decreases among U.S. CFOs
Worried CFONovember 22, 2013 ET
While top financial decision makers in the U.S. remain moderately optimistic about the global economy, they are less optimistic about opportunities for their businesses and the U.S. economy, according to Financial Executives International (FEI) and Baruch College's Zicklin School of Business.
OECD cuts forecast for global economic growth
Angel GurríaNovember 22, 2013 ET
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, cut its forecast for global economic growth through next year and warned that fiscal and monetary policy decisions looming in the U.S. could derail the recovery.
Americans likely to diversify investments
DollarsNovember 22, 2013 ET
Although some Americans believe that certain investments provide more income potential than others they are still likely to diversify their investments anyway, according to a new nationwide survey from TheStreet, conducted by GfK North America.
Montenegro budget records 101 million euros more revenues in 2013
MontenegroNovember 22, 2013 ET
Government corrected its earlier projections and now forecasts Montenegro's economy growth of 3.6% in 2014, primarily due to the launch of major development projects, Finance Minister Radoje Žugić said.
COSME: 2.3 billion euros for SMEs
European UnionNovember 22, 2013 ET
The European Commission welcomed today's adoption of the programme COSME by the European Parliament. COSME aims to ease the access to credit problems that small businesses currently face.
FTC stops online 'Yellow Pages' scam
Yellow Pages scamNovember 21, 2013 ET
At the Federal Trade Commission's request, a federal judge has temporarily halted, and frozen the assets of, a Montreal operation that bilked more than $14 million from small businesses and churches in the United States for unwanted listings in online business directories.
Ultra-expansionary monetary policy drawing to an end
DollarsNovember 21, 2013 ET
Although 2014 will see either a partial or a complete halt to the Federal Reserve's current non-traditional monetary-policy initiatives, Julius Baer's analysts expect that the increase in the Federal Funds rate will not take place until at least 2015 and possibly not until a year after that.
Government agencies in India received higher bids for wheat export
India wheatNovember 21, 2013 ET
In a boost for India's agricultural exports, government-owned trading agencies such as PEC, STC and MMTC received bids in the range of $280 to $290 a tonne for wheat exports from the Food Corporation of India (FCI) stocks.
Conservationists warn against tuna quota increase
TunaNovember 21, 2013 ET
Conservationists are warning against an "irresponsible" increase in bluefin tuna quotas, as members of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas meet for talks in South Africa this week.