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Could inflation bite back?

In her new book Professor Brigitte Granville warns governments not to think of inflation as yesterday's problem. Present unsustainable levels of public debt could end up leading to high inflation – especially in the Eurozone.

US radio giant iHeartMedia files for bankruptcy

Leading US radio company iHeartMedia, which runs some of the country's most popular Top 40 stations, has filed for bankruptcy protection as it struggles to pay $20 billion in debt.

Study: Credit crisis, debt load a double whammy for investment

Firms with heavy long-term debt that came due amid the nation's recent credit crisis slashed investment more than three times as much as companies whose paybacks ducked the meltdown, a new University of Illinois study found.

Japan's Panasonic set for $10.2 billion loss

Japan's Panasonic on Friday warned it would see its worst-ever net loss of 780 billion yen ($10.2 billion) for the year to March, blaming the strong yen, flooding in Thailand, and acquisition costs.

Samsung tips record-high profit for 2nd quarter

Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones, flat-screen panels and televisions, said Friday that its preliminary second-quarter operating profit jumped nearly 80 percent from a year ...

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