Russia and Japan are poised to seal an agreement that could lead to a liquefied-natural-gas shipping terminal in the latest sign of how Japan's heightened quest for energy is shaping its relations with the world.
Gap Hurts Job Hunters - Madison has the lowest gap between jobs/workers (The Wall Street Journal, August
A broken record
How often have various assets hit record highs or lows? ONE of the few good things about the financial crisis has been its gifts to headline writers. As the chart below shows, new records have been set with bewildering frequency.
Dire CBO Report Urges Fiscal Fixes
Dire Congressional Budget Office report on worsening outlook urges fiscal fixes
10-10-2012: THE EURO ZONE IS REALLY STRUGGLING, BUT THIS SHOULD NOT SURPRISE YOU. They need labor and market reform more than austerity, but the current path is austerity, so progress will be very, very slow. But the worst is likely over.