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  • When brain says buy, you may not know why

    When brain says buy, you may not know why
    Billions of neurons fire in the brains of stock market traders as they decide whether to buy or sell shares in a matter of seconds. Some of these brain waves produce rational calculations about how best to make a profit, but others may not, suggests new research from the nascent field of neuroeconomics — a discipline that takes a physiological approach to understanding economic decision-making.
  • Global economic growth is expected to speed up this year

    WASHINGTON — After a long and lumpy recovery, the world economy may finally be at a turning point with global growth expected to accelerate this year behind the rising strength of the U.S. and other major developed countries. But world finance...

    Gold soars to high on South Korea purchase, economic jitters

     
    Gold prices were at record highs Tuesday following word that the Bank of Korea had made its first gold purchase in more than a decade and as global economic concerns reinforced gold’s image as a safe haven from a turbulent stock market.

    Stocks gain on hopes for Obama plan

     
    The stock market rallied broadly Wednesday as investors pinned their hopes on the economic stimulus plan that President Obama is expected to unveil tomorrow night. The Dow Jones industrial average soared more than 275 points and yields on Treasury bonds...

    Paulson says China's role critical

     
    by James Oliphant As the credit crunch has struck markets worldwide, one lingering question has been how the turmoil will affect China's burgeoning economy. Tuesday evening in New York, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson spoke about China's economic...