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Chris Hedges: 2008 All Over Again
Business  (tags: 2008, austerity, bailouts, obama, brexit, trump, eu, financial markets, global recession, great britain, greece, hillary clinton, libya, michael hudson, middle east, nato, neofeudalism, neoliberalism, populism, russia. syria, ukraine, wall st )

- 1117 days ago -
Great Britain's decision to leave the European Union has wiped out many bankers and global speculators. They will turn, as they did in 2008, to governments to rescue them from default. Most governments, including ours, will probably comply.
Not Just Goldman Sachs: Koch Industries Hoards Commodities as a Trading Strategy
Business  (tags: Koch Brothers, Koch Industries, commodity speculation, commodity hoarding, oil, 2008, low oil prices, shortage raises prices, derivatives )

- 2184 days ago -
Koch Industries, a company often inaccurately described as simply an oil or manufacturing concern, is highly active in the commodity speculation business akin to the big hedge funds and banks like Goldman Sachs.
10 Worst Corporations of 2008 : Hall of Infamy of Plunder & Abuses, Social & Political
Business  (tags: 2008, worst corporations, Multinational Monitor, 20th anniversary, responsibility, deregulation, non-enforcement, improper, political influence, Cargill, food profiteers, AIG, Chevron, Constellation Energy, CNPC, fueling, violence, Darfur, Dole )

- 3883 days ago -
20th anniversary of MultinationalMonitor's annual list of yr's Worst Corps is a winner: financial meltdown/economic crisis showed corps left to own devices will destroy themselves & system that nurtures them. Saving life still not good business, either..
Great News About "I.O.U.S.A.!"
Business  (tags: interesting, news, off-beat, odd, humans, americans, 2008, business, usa, unusual, society, debt, consumers, business, americans, economy, finance, money, news, usa )

- 3904 days ago -
Who would have thought that a feature documentary about America's addiction to debt and its consequences could prove to be so timely? Even before today's financial crisis unfolded, acclaimed director
Apple Turns Green With Thin "Air"
Business  (tags: 2008, design, news, technology, SustainableDevelopment )

- 4200 days ago -
Measuring 0.16 of an inch and weighing in at 3 pounds, MacBook Air is the world's trimmest laptop computer. It's also the world's greenest, featuring a recyclable aluminium case, mercury-free display, arsenic-free glass and bromide and PVC-free circuits.
UPDATE 1-Delta Begins United-Northwest Merger Talks-WSJ
Business  (tags: business, airlines, corporate, consumers, 2008, news )

- 4201 days ago -
Delta Air Lines has started merger talks with Northwest Airlines and United Airlines parent Corp and hopes to reach an agreement with one of them over the next two weeks, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.
Coming Week: Reality Check - Markets - Market Features - TGT - M
Business  (tags: economist, news, money, marketing, finance, ethics, energy, economy, corporate, consumers, business, americans, 2008 )

- 4203 days ago -
Goldman's chief economist Jan Hatzius estimated declining corporate profits for the year to the tune of 7.5%, a 20% to 25% ultimate drop in home prices, and Federal Reserve rate cuts to 2.5% by late in the year.
The Pain of Falling Credit Markets
Business  (tags: 2008, credit markets, dividends, investors )

- 4209 days ago -
NEW YORK -- With credit markets continuing their downward spiral, investors could see their dividends disappearing in 2008.
Forecast: U.S. Dollar Could Plunge 90 Pct
Business  (tags: us dollar, 2008, finance, economy, consumers )

- 4249 days ago -
financial crisis will likely send the U.S. dollar into a free fall of as much as 90 percent and gold soaring to $2,000 an ounce, a trends researcher said. "We are going to see economic times the likes of which no living person has seen,".............
Sam's Club Beef Recalled After E. Coli Illness Illnesses
Business  (tags: expiration date of Feb. 12, 2008, were coded UPC 0002874907056 Item #70014 )

- 4301 days ago -
The Sam's Club warehouse chain has pulled a brand of ground beef patties from its shelves nationwide after four children who ate the food, produced by Cargill Inc., developed E. coli illness.The patties were produced by Cargill and had an expiration date

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