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Google parent Alphabet hit by rising costs

Alphabet reported a profit of $8.9-billion in the fourth quarter on revenue that was up 22% to $39.3-billion from the same period a year earlier

Beware, the everything bubble

This stock market bubble is being led by the FAANG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) stocks

The World Bank needs to return to its mission

Despite making only slow progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, the Bank shows no alarm or strategy to help get the SDGs on track for 2030.

Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12 000, hitting a new record

Observers say the increase is due to growing interest from Wall Street, with plans for mainstream markets to offer trading in the currency's futures.

Wolf of Wall Street: Polished and punchy

This is Scorsese with fire in his belly and Leonardo DiCaprio's Walmart Gordon Gekko cranking up the laughs - a pantomime Goodfellas.

Huszar’s last hurrah is hard on easing

Few of us could resist a job that required us to spend $1-trillion of someone else's money.

Love Twitter? Have a share

Twitter debuted on Wall Street with a bang as shares in the fast-growing social network soared.

Facebook seeks $5bn initial public offering on Wall Street

Facebook has filed to go public and is seeking a $5-billion initial public offering -- the largest flotation by a Wall Street-listed internet company.

Obama targets Wall Street wallets in State of the Union

US President Barack Obama painted himself as a champion of the middle class during his State of the Union, demanding higher taxes for millionaires.

Wall St falls ahead of confidence vote in Greece

US stocks fell on Friday, ending four weeks of back-to-back gains, as political instability resurfaced in Europe.

The global spread of indignation

What have Stefane Hessel and Julius Malema got in common? On the face of it, not a lot.

Occupy Wall Street protests go global

Demonstrators worldwide have shouted their rage against bankers and politicians they accuse of ruining economies and condemning millions to hardship.

Anti-Wall Street march shakes up New York

Thousands of anti-corporate demonstrators backed for the first time by trade unions have raised the stakes in the revolt on Wall Street.

Stocks in perfect storm of Irene

United States stocks are setting up for another turbulent week that will begin with a focus, oddly enough, on the weather.

Low morale and layoffs sweep Wall Street

Layoffs have been taking a bite out of Wall Street with many being forced to take a salary cut or go into early retirement.

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