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Could Twitter predict the stock market?

When Richard Peterson first started meeting with hedge funds about eight years ago to pitch using social media to predict market movement, investment managers looked at him as if he had just arrived from outer space.

21 2012 | Viewed: 574 | Analytics | Read full
Kazakhstan Jan industrial output up 1.9 pct yr/yr

Kazakhstan's industrial production growth slowed to 1.9 percent in January 2012 in year-on-year terms from 5.8 percent in the same month last year, data released on Monday by the State Statistics Agency showed.

16 2012 | Viewed: 556 | Analytics | Read full
S&P Downgrades 34 of 37 Italian Banks It Rates

UniCredit SpA (UCG), Italy's biggest bank, had its ratings lowered to BBB+/A-2 from A/A-1 by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, following last month's sovereign downgrade.

13 2012 | Viewed: 580 | Analytics | Read full
Beijing office rents outstrip New York

Prime office costs in central Beijing rose 75% last year.

13 2012 | Viewed: 486 | Analytics | Read full
Thomson Reuters hit by $3bn goodwill charge

Media group swings to $2.6bn fourth-quarter loss.

12 2012 | Viewed: 485 | Analytics | Read full
Chinese inflation jumps to 4.5%

Spike blamed on food prices ahead of New Year celebrations.

10 2012 | Viewed: 463 | Analytics | Read full
Kazakhstan January inflation steady at 0.3 pct m/m

Feb 1 (Reuters) - Kazakhstan's consumer price inflation was steady at 0.3 percent on a month-on-month basis in January, unchanged from December, the State Statistics Agency said on Wednesday.

3 2012 | Viewed: 799 | Analytics | Read full
Demand for Small Business Loans Most Since 2005

Banks reported the greatest increase in demand for loans from small companies since 2005, the according to the Federal Reserve's survey of senior loan officers out today.

3 2012 | Viewed: 512 | Analytics | Read full
One-Third of Japans Population To Disappear By 2060

Japan faces a significant population crisis over the next century, said the Japanese Health, Labour and Welfare ministry on Monday, after government forecasts estimated that the population would shrink by nearly a third of its current size by 2060.

3 2012 | Viewed: 475 | Analytics | Read full
Default risks could sour demand for corporate debt

More emerging market companies are likely to default as the world economy slows and Western banks rein in lending, a risk that is unnerving investors who were snapping up their debt just a year ago.

29 2012 | Viewed: 639 | Analytics | Read full
State of the Union: Fact Checking the President

Fact or Fiction Number 1 - The Booming Economy: Obama's Jobs Story.

26 2012 | Viewed: 763 | Analytics | Read full
IMF Cuts Global Growth Estimates

The International Monetary Fund Tuesday trimmed its global growth estimates for the year to 3.3%, but warned the euro-zone debt crisis could lop roughly two percentage points off worldwide output if euro-zone leaders don't act soon.

25 2012 | Viewed: 827 | Analytics | Read full
GM Takes Crown Selling More Than 9 Million Vehicles in 2011

General Motors Co. sold 9.03 million vehicles worldwide last year, the company said on its website.

22 2012 | Viewed: 598 | Analytics | Read full
Oil demand falls for first time since 2009

IEA cites slowing global economy and foresees further drop.

20 2012 | Viewed: 729 | Analytics | Read full
Chinese foreign exchange reserves shrink

Drop of $20.5bn first fall in more than a decade.

17 2012 | Viewed: 705 | Analytics | Read full
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