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CIO vs. CFO: Making the Case for Tech Spending

September 3, 2011

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While CIOs may know their way around a database, CFOs are the masters of the spreadsheet and control the purse strings at many companies when it comes to IT investments. CFO influence over IT is growing as CFOs alone have authorized 26 percent of all IT investments, while CIOs have authorized only 5 percent of […]

How Hitler and FDR actually ended the Great Depression

August 21, 2011

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I’m a bit late to commenting on Christina Romer’s Sunday op-ed on monetary policy and the Great Depression, but it makes a point that bears repeating. The story most of us know about the Great Depression, the one in which Herbert Hoover screws up but then Franklin Delano Roosevelt comes in and hires people to […]

How Hitler and FDR actually ended the Great Depression

August 18, 2011

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To get even more specific, the two policies Romer identifies as being key to the recovery were FDR’s decision to sign Executive Order 6102 and Hitler’s decision to overrun Europe.

CRISIS: HACIA EL FINAL se desploma el merval -8,52 %

August 8, 2011

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MERVAL -8,52 HACIA EL FINAL DE LA RUEDA BONOS CAEN UN -7% PROMEDIO BOVESPA -8,35 CHILEВ -7,09 LIMA -6,66 HAY UN GRAN TEMOR EN AMERICA DEL SUR POR UNA MENOR DEMANDA DE MATERIAS PRIMAS POR PARTE DE LOS MERCADOS ORIENTALES

Multinationals Shifting from Asia to Latin America

August 8, 2011

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Multinationals are shifting their investing strategies from Asia to Latin America, boding well for the region's growth, Frontier Strategy Group's Matt Lasov tells MarketWatch's Laura Mandaro

Somos Anonymous

August 7, 2011

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Una legiГіn de ciberactivistas se moviliza en la Red. Se hacen llamar Anonymous y dicen luchar por la transparencia, la libertad de expresiГіn y los derechos humanos. No muestran la cara ni tienen lГ­deres. La semana pasada tumbaron las webs oficiales de TГєnez, tras la autoinmolaciГіn de un joven. Hace un mes, atacaron a las empresas que cortaron el grifo a Wikileaks. Son un movimiento germinal, fuertemente libertario y de contornos confusos. Este es su retrato

How Visa Plans To Dominate Mobile Payments, Create The Digital Wallet And More

August 7, 2011

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Visa actually tested a partnership with retailer The Gap earlier this year which alerted customers via SMS of discounts in stores near them. Gadja tells us Visa is working with a number of other retailers and banks on similar deals which will be announced soon.

Top 5 five American technology gurus

August 7, 2011

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The Top Right in Technology Slate selects five American technology gurus who are both wildly inventive and incredibly practical.

U.S. stocks on wild ride; Europe in play

August 5, 2011

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NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — U.S. stocks on Friday veered wildly, lately surging on reports from Europe, but headed towards stiff weekly losses as a shaken Wall Street contended with U.S. and global economic concerns.

Today’s Headlines Economics News

July 27, 2011

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Today’s Headlines: World Bank warns on economy if China fails to tackle diseases 2011 Global Foreign Investment To Return To Pre-Crisis Level. WTO Head Warns Of Doha Paralysis Threat To Trade Body World Bank To Lend $300 Million For Indonesia Geothermal Plants

Special Reports – Economic Attitudes in the NET

July 24, 2011

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Online By the Project For Excellence In Journalism and the Pew Internet & American Life Project Economic Attitudes

Survey: Mobile News & Paying Online

July 24, 2011

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Local news is going mobile. Nearly half of all American adults (47%) report that they get at least some local news and information on their cellphone or tablet computer. What they seek out most on mobile platforms is information that is practical and in real time: 42% of mobile device owners report getting weather updates on their phones or tablets; 37% say they get material about restaurants or other local businesses. These consumers are less likely to use their mobile devices for news about local traffic, public transportation, general news alerts or to access retail coupons or discounts.