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.
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.
One-Third of Japan’s 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.
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.