Brace yourself for the IPO stampede

I can already feel the ground shaking and, on the horizon, a dust cloud is forming. Hear that distant rumble getting louder? By Damian Reece Published: 9:09PM GMT 30 Nov 2009 The tension in the air is palpable as herds of placid investors, who’ve enjoyed

Senate opens work on healthcare bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate began work on a sweeping healthcare overhaul on Monday, with senators on both sides pouncing on the findings in a nonpartisan budget report on insurance premiums to bolster their arguments.

Is the Government Manipulating Inflation Data?

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UK’s Online Shopping Expected to Increase This Christmas, Despite Down Economy

But Security Concerns Will Limit Online Buying to Less Than One-Third of Holiday Spending The percentage of the UK population that will shop online this Christmas is set to hit 86 percent, a six percent increase from 2008, according to an online YouGov

Dubai rejects debt guarantee

In its first public comments since a crisis erupted over the liabilities of its public companies, Dubai’s department of finance has clarified that it will not guarantee the debts of Dubai World, a state-owned entity

Dubai cast adrift as credibility crumbles

One of the immediate consequences of the emirate’s decision to seek a standstill agreement with Dubai World’s creditors is to curtail its ability to raise financing through capital markets