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 help ...

dateSep 24, 2010 in Social Sciences
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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.

dateAug 19, 2010 in Business
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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 ...

dateJul 14, 2010 in Business
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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.

dateJun 17, 2010 in Economics & Business
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Explained: Knightian uncertainty

The global economic crisis of the last two years has stemmed, in part, from the inability of financial institutions to effectively judge the riskiness of their investments. For this reason, the crisis has cast new attention ...

dateJun 02, 2010 in Economics & Business
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