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  • Obama or Romney? We're in deep trouble either way

    Obama or Romney? We're in deep trouble either way
    Regardless of who wins the U.S. presidential election today, one thing seems certain: Americans are about to learn the same hard lessons recently visited upon the French and the British. That is, whoever ends up being elected head of any given political...
  • U.S. economy will fall behind China and even India, OECD predicts

    U.S. economy will fall behind China and even India, OECD predicts
    The United States can kiss its position as the world’s largest economy goodbye in a few years, as China and India outrun it, according to new projections by OECD. Over the next five decades, the global balance of economic power will “shift...
  • Diabetes cases hit record and half go undiagnosed

    Diabetes cases hit record and half go undiagnosed
    LONDON (Reuters) - Diabetes is running at record levels worldwide and half the people estimated to have the disease are, as yet, undiagnosed, according to a report on Wednesday. The number of people living with diabetes is now put at 371 million, up from...
  • It's not looking good for global growth, even in China, says IMF

    The international economy will grow even more slowly than previously expected as flagging momentum in the U.S., a fiscal crisis in Europe and tumbling demand in China and India keep the recovery lethargic, according to the International Monetary Fund....
  • 'Slowing global economy' hits McDonald's too: Profit slides 4.5%

    'Slowing global economy' hits McDonald's too: Profit slides 4.5%
    McDonald’s investors aren’t used to being disappointed. The powerhouse fast-food chain regularly turns in strong earnings, successful expansion efforts and new innovations that keep customers – even the cash-strapped ones – coming....
  • McManus: Fuming about gas

    McManus: Fuming about gas
    When the price of gasoline rises, the supply of hot air expands. Just look at the recent GOP attacks blaming President Obama for prices that exceed $4 a gallon in some parts of the country. Not only is Obama responsible, according to some Republicans,...
  • 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....
  • College still matters

    College still matters
    Young people and their parents are rightly nervous these days about the economy. Many wonder whether their investment in a college education will pay off. Such worries are overblown. College graduates continue to do far better, even in this difficult...
  • 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...