Monthly Archives: September 2012

From the Economist London

Remittances: Over the sea and far away The business of sending money across borders is lucrative, fast-growing and ripe for change May 19th 2012 STANDING JUST INSIDE the entrance to Wells Fargo’s head office in San Francisco is a magnificent … Continue reading

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The British Museum’s new money gallery: From shells to mobile phones

The British Museum’s new money gallery: From shells to mobile phones Sep 22nd 2012 IT IS considered odd to take too much of an interest in money in the actual coins and notes, that is, rather than the accumulation of … Continue reading

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Ottawa casts wary eye on Chinese telecom giant Huawei

Friday, Sep. 21 2012, 6:00 AM EDT While Canadians publicly debate allowing a state-owned Chinese firm to buy a piece of the oil sands, federal officials are privately concerned about security risks to Ottawa’s computer networks from China’s telecom equipment … Continue reading

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The New York Times 21 September 2012 David Brooks, OP Ed by Robert Stewart

TEMERITY AT THE TOP: I guess we’re all supposed to be talking about how to build the middle class these days and look askance at the top 1 percent. But would you mind if I interrupted this cultural moment to … Continue reading

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The Economist Intelligence Unit in London

Global food prices set to remain high 6th September 2012 Sharp rises in global food prices are causing international concern. The Economist Intelligence Unit believes that a weather-related risk premium is affecting several soft commodity markets, and that prices for … Continue reading

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Economist London 2 September 2012

Obama: Four More Years? Riding the dynamics of the virtuous circle when workers were paid high salaries and given substantial benefits, America enjoyed its best period of sustained growth in the decades after World War II, from 1945 to 1973, … Continue reading

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