Industrial Relations Aggravate as Recession HitsBritain's austerity measures are fostering union militancy and governmental anit-union rhetoric.
Israel Booming Despite Economic DownturnOECD expects Israel to avoid recession and to see continued growth despite a slowdown that should end by mid 2012.
Protest Drive Seeks Momentum and Fresh TacticsThe Occupy Wall Street Movement is hoping to stay in the frame by adopting new tactics.
Obama and Republicans Jockey with Eye on 2012Barack Obama's speech was one his better addresses and an attempt to trap the Republicans, but the GOP is seeking to avoid the snare.
The Free Market: Financial Expert Leo MelamedA talk with the former chairman of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange on what caused America's financial situation.
ECB Intervention Sign of Worsening CrisisFinancial Markets are in rapid and disorderly retreat as pessimism grows about global recession.
Spanish Vote Frightens InvestorsThe Spanish regional vote dealt a heavy blow to the ruling Socialists and also increased Eurozone jitters.
Protests Precede Spanish VoteProtesters discouraged by Spain's whopping unemployment are not waiting for Sunday's election to voice disapproval of the situation.
Greek Crisis Reaches a BoilAn increasing number of analysts are predicting that the bailout dam in Europe is about to be breached but some think it is part of a master plan.
European Austerity Turns UglyEurope's attempt to restore solvency is provoking major demonstrations by those who feel they are being used as pawns by bankers and investors.
Fine Victory Expected in IrelandThe Fine Gael victory will be the easy part; keeping Ireland solvent will be harder
Price Index Up by 0.02%Consumer Price Index defies expectations, rises by 0.02% in January after 0.04% December increase.
Netanyahu to Combat Price HikesPrime Minister calls urgent meeting to fight price hikes after the Histadrut threatens a nationwide strike.
Hike in Gas Prices, Bus FaresIsraeli commuters got hit in the pocket Sunday, whether they ride in private vehicles or were conscientous about using public transportation.
Inflation Rearing its Head?Transportation prices going up: Gas to hit record high on Jan. 1, giving Israel the 5th highest in the world, and bus prices will rise by 3%.
Protect Against a Falling DollarThe US government has been going on a printing spree for years, thus devaluating the dollar. How can one protect one's earnings or savings?
Political Death on VAT Tax?Produce vendors warned Monday that if the VAT tax on their goods rises by one percent, Prime Minister Netanyahu is as good as dead politically.