The U.S. dollar is bouncing off of 30 year lows

The U.S. dollar index goes all the way back to March of 1973. However this 30 year chart of the index shows how the U.S. dollar is holding up against a basket of currencies. It’s weighted against 6 currencies (Euro, Japanese yen, Great British pound, Canadian dollar, Swedish krona and Swiss franc). Click on the chart below to see an enlarged More...

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By User Submitted On Thursday, December 20th, 2007

Morgan Stanley Bank secures $5bn China bailout

Belly Up Banks, ready to go under? Only 40 Billion of the 150 – 300  Billions Sub prime debts has thus far been written off, what will happen when the other 110 -  260  Billion is written off? NOTE:  More...

By User Submitted On Sunday, December 16th, 2007

The Dollar Fallback

Until late January this year, the hosiery town of Tirupur had been in a state of euphoria. Within days, its glee turned into a grimace. Until late January this year, the hosiery town of Tirupur had been in a state More...

By User Submitted On Saturday, December 15th, 2007

Worker says Boeing knew about CIA renditions

The Monterey County Herald A Boeing subsidiary accused of helping the CIA secretly fly terrorism suspects to be tortured in overseas prisons openly acknowledged its role in the “extraordinary rendition” More...

By User Submitted On Friday, December 14th, 2007

U.S. House passes bill to ban “waterboarding”

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a bill on Thursday to prohibit the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) from using “waterboarding” and other harsh tactics to interrogate terrorist suspects. Being More...

By User Submitted On Monday, December 10th, 2007

FDA Caving to Corps

The Food and Drug Administration is developing a proposal for how drug companies can inform doctors about drug uses that aren’t FDA approved, a contentious but important area of promotion for the industry. While More...

By User Submitted On Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

VIDEO: Shell Oil – corporate criminals

Oil company business as usual Blood and oil in Ireland We hear about a looming energy shortage and we see high fuels prices. The media talks endlessly about global warming, but when do we hear about what goes on More...

By User Submitted On Tuesday, December 4th, 2007

Is the dollar leading us into a depression?

A fallen greenback could mean economic turmoil, or it could trigger an economic crisis. Economists are having trouble predicting the outcome because investors are not behaving rationallyBy J. Bradford DeLong The More...

By User Submitted On Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Websites sell secret bank data and PINs

Alexi Mostrous and Dominic Kennedy Security breaches that are allowing the financial details of tens of thousands of Britons to be sold on the internet are to be investigated by the country’s information watchdog. Without More...

By User Submitted On Friday, November 30th, 2007

Judge: Bank debt collectors behaved like robbers

Ashling O’Connor When Tapan Bose fell behind on his car loan repayments to the largest commercial bank in India he could not have known that it would leave his friend’s son requiring 12 stitches in his battered More...