News tagged with economic crisis

Could economics solve the prison crisis?

Prison numbers in England and Wales have risen sharply in the last decade, and are set to rise further. A study out today in the Probation Journal published by SAGE suggests that economists have a unique opportunity to hel ...

Sep 24, 2010
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PC maker Lenovo turns to profit on China sales

(AP) -- Lenovo Group, the fourth-largest personal computer maker, said Thursday it rebounded to a quarterly profit from a loss a year earlier, driven by strong sales in China and other emerging markets.

Aug 19, 2010
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Funding woes overshadow AIDS conference

(AP) -- Rich countries must give more for the fight against AIDS or risk jeopardizing progress in battling the disease, participants at an international conference urged Thursday.

Jul 22, 2010
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Mental health woes grow while spending declines

As the current global economic crisis drives up the demand for mental health care services, cash-strapped agencies are slashing mental health budgets, according to a new Brandeis University study out this month in the International Jo ...

Jul 15, 2010
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ASML bounces back to Q2 profit on strong sales

(AP) -- ASML Holding NV, a key supplier to computer chip makers like Intel and Samsung, said Wednesday it bounced back to a profit in the second quarter due to a sharp rebound in demand - a further sign the technology sector ...

Jul 14, 2010
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2014 -- the next world crisis?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A cataclysmic "Great Event" is approaching which will occur in or around the year 2014 and determine the course of the rest of the 21st century, according to a startling new thesis published this week. ...

Jun 17, 2010
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