Growth and debt risks pile co-ordination pressure on G10
The world's major central banks are under pressure to ease policy to reignite growth and deal with debt. Reuters Insider looks at prospects for more quantitative easing on both sides of the Atlantic.
Inside the News: Relief rally is around the corner: Muller
Aug. 9 - The FTSE is headed for its eighth consecutive day of losses and the DAX goes for its sixth, but a relief rally is likely to come in the next day or two, says Reuters Equities Analyst Richard Muller.
Inside the News: Investors dump risk as panic takes hold
Aug. 9 - More turmoil in store as investors continue to slash risk exposure, and look for policymakers to restore confidence and calm. German exports fall, but less than expected while riots rage in London.
Inside the News: Investors flee risk, European stocks slump
Aug. 9 - European stocks extend their losses on Tuesday morning, with heavyweight energy shares leading the declines as oil prices tumbled on escalating fears about the health of the global economy.
Asian shares nosedive on global woes
Aug. 9 - Asian stock markets plunge as investors dump riskier assets in a global rout triggered by fears that EU and U.S. leaders are failing to tackle debt crises. Toshi Maeda reports.
Hungary and East Europe CDS widen on euro zone crisis
Aug. 9 - CDS spreads on some Eastern European countries have widened as a result of the euro zone crisis, but curves offer some relative value opportunities says Reuters Fixed Income analyst Vincenzo Albano.
Breakingviews: Asian equity sell-off reflects investor fears
Aug. 9 - Asian stocks have woken up to Wall Street's weakness. And while one shouldn't confuse stocks with the economy, a sharp drop in prices, can hurt growth if it causes delays in spending and investing.
China to loosen policy in next three months: AMP Capital
Aug. 9 - Inflation in China has reached a peak and authorities could start loosening policy as soon as October or November, says Shane Oliver of AMP Capital.
Article :: Style Your Website for Multiple Devices Using Dreamweaver CS5.5
To get a site to work properly across multiple devices used to be more a challenge than it is today. For instance, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 has built-in tools that help you design for multiple devices including personal computers, tablets, and phones. In this article, Adobe expert Brian Wood shows you how to use CSS3 media queries, Multiscreen Preview, and various other tools, to easily take your design and get it to work on different devices.
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Martin Wheatley: how the FCA will succeed
The CEO of the UK's Financial Conduct Authority, Martin Wheatley, says that changes to industry culture, legal and competition powers are key factors to the success of the organisation.
Economic Update on WBAI Aug 20
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Dragon at the Door
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Mary Teagarden, Ph.D., talks 5 August 2011 about competition from China, a topic she will cover at the Houston Professional Speaker Series. http://www.thunderbird.edu
How To Live on a Budget
This video shows how to make a budget and the importance of math in this process. The two minute presentation moves rapidly and so students may need to have it stopped to add in their own expenses and income. Good for most all students. Some ideas are a bit silly.
How to Make a Web Site
This 2:36 long video is about how to create content and make a Web site by using the text editing functions of Word on a computer. It moves slowly and is easy to follow, but the video is dated and the prices have changed. This is a good starter video.
Princess Diana: Mini Bio of the People's Princess
This 4:22 minute video explains the life of Princess Diana and what she was and what she did and her demise.
Live or Die: Movie Clip From First Knight
Lancelot showcases his sword-fighting skills in a small town and lets them know what it takes to become a great fighter. Themes addressed in this movie clip include risk, courage, confidence, and dedication. ( 2:38)
US History Overview 1 of 3: Jamestown to the Civil War
Mr. Khan of Khan Academy focuses on the beginning of colonial history. This is very brief; instructor needs to supplement with more information. Mr. Khan admittedly skips over a large block of years. This segment is Jamestown to the Civil War (18:28)
US History Overview 2 of 3 - Reconstruction to the Great Depression
Mr. Khan of Khan Academy focuses on American history. This is very brief; instructor needs to supplement with more information. This segment is Reconstruction to the Great Depression. (14:23)
Pangaea: How the Supercontinent Came to Be - Khan Academy
This six-minute video is Pangaea is the conspiracy that all the seven continents were actually touching, and was nicknamed a super-continent. Currently, Africa and South America are repelling each other in distance, and India is coming into the Eurasian plate, which results in a raise of the Himalayas' elevation. There were many other super-continents, but Pangaea was "here" around 250 million years ago. Extinct species' fossils could be found when our continents' were actually touching, maybe 2