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David Teather

David Teather

    'War' gains currency at G7
    'War' gains currency at G7
    Finance ministers from the G7 will hold an informal meeting in Washington to discuss growing concerns that the world is in the grip of an "international currency war", as governments manipulate their currencies to bolster exports....
    China's great leap changes the game
    China's great leap changes the game
    China overtook Japan as the world's second-largest economy during the second quarter of this year, marking another milestone in the country's...
    Bookworm game for e-bound bird
    Bookworm game for e-bound bird
    John Makinson says what matters is that people read, not how they choose to do it
    Amazon's ebooks milestone
    Amazon's ebooks milestone
    It is an announcement that will provoke horror among those who can think of nothing better than spending an afternoon rummaging around a musty old...
    Squeezing oil from sand
    Squeezing oil from sand
    A long-term decline in the demand for oil could undermine the huge investments in Canadian tar sands, which have been heavily opposed by environmentalists, according to a report published last month. ...
    China's stake in Rio Tinto gets all-clear
    China's stake in Rio Tinto gets all-clear
    The Australian government has approved the Chinese acquisition of a stake in the mining group Rio Tinto, potentially throwing an obstacle in the...
    UK gets set for long slowdown
    UK gets set for long slowdown
    The United Kingdom's economy is facing a period at "least as challenging" as the 1970s, when the country sank into a deep recession, the deputy...
    Why 10 bourses have bucked the global downturn
    Why 10 bourses have bucked the global downturn
    The financial quake of the past year has toppled almost all the world's stock markets.
    Ms Dotcom branches out
    Ms Dotcom branches out
    Shortly before meeting Martha Lane Fox, her publicity people called to postpone the photographer. Lane Fox, who walks with a polished black stick,...
    Tinseltown loses its magic
    Tinseltown loses its magic
    It looked like a surefire hit. The producers of Used Guys signed up Jim Carrey and Ben Stiller, as well as Jay Roach, the director of...
    Money honey
    Money honey
    When Maria Bartiromo started getting e-mails from someone calling himself Joey Ramone in 1998, she did what most people would do -- she ignored...
    $40bn creates a nickel and copper giant
    $40bn creates a nickel and copper giant
    United States mining company Phelps Dodge sealed a $40-billion deal last week that will create the world's largest nickel producer and the leading...