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  • Three inconvenient truths for Occupy Wall Street

    Three inconvenient truths for Occupy Wall Street
    Occupy Wall Street supporters are claiming credit for at least one political accomplishment: elevating the issue of income inequality to the top of the national conversation. The Occupiers are right about American incomes: They've definitely grown more...
  • Global markets buckle on fears of new financial meltdown

    Global markets buckle on fears of new financial meltdown
    The strain of deteriorating economic conditions and the failure of governments to contain the damage are raising fears that a new financial market meltdown may be unavoidable. The grim mood was evident worldwide as a cascade of selling in stocks and...
  • Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011

    Baltimore's port marks record year for vehicles in 2011
    Just after sunrise, a caravan of nearly 1,000 new cars begins streaming down the ramp of a massive cargo ship, a procession that won't end until evening. Mercedes-Benz and BMW models go one way. Land Rovers and other models go another. Some days, the...
  • Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts

    Orioles' presence at Cespedes' workout showcases expanded international efforts
    Desperately lagging in the world baseball market, the Orioles are attempting to step up their international efforts, and this weekend might serve as a primary example of that change in philosophy. An Orioles contingent — to include manager Buck...
  • In Theory: Should there be morality in the markets?

    Q. At a time of near-record food prices, Pope Benedict XVI has denounced speculation in commodities markets as “immoral” and called food and water “a basic human right.” According to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization,...
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  • Chinese make big push into animation

    Chinese make big push into animation
    Entering the campus of the largest animation production facility in China, visitors are greeted by life-size statues of Disney and Pixar characters: Belle dancing with the Beast, Mowgli and Baloo sitting on a tree trunk and Buzz and Woody in a classic...
  • WTO: Global trade will slow down in 2012

    WTO: Global trade will slow down in 2012
    Cross-border trading will slow down this year as global economies deal with a rash of aftershocks from the European debt crisis, natural disasters in Japan and Thailand, fluctuating exchange rates, the Arab Spring protestsĀ and more, the WTO said Thursday....
  • IMF forecast: A 'very fragile' global recovery

    IMF forecast: A 'very fragile' global recovery
    Global economies — advanced and otherwise — are looking up, according to the International Monetary Fund. But the incoming growth that the organization foresees will happen on perilous ground. Economic output worldwide will increase 3.5% in...
  • A level playing field for jobs

    A level playing field for jobs
    President Barack Obama is initiating an "Insourcing American Jobs" dialogue with top business leaders. The latter are always looking for tax breaks and special benefits, and this could quickly degenerate into pleas for special treatment — whereas...
  • Metta Quintet celebrates jazz music

    Metta Quintet celebrates jazz music
    The New York-based Metta Quintet will explore new artistic territory in a one-night show in Orange County on Jan. 27 celebrating the globalization of jazz music. In "JazzReach: Big Drum/Small World" at the Irvine Barclay Theatre, the quintet will perform...