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  • Sony Cuts Profit Forecast as Pictures Slip Into Loss

    HONG KONG -- Sony Corp. has cut its profit forecast for the full 2013-14 year after results for the second quarter to end Sept. stayed in the red and the Sony Pictures unit slipped from profit into loss. Sales revenues at Sony Pictures in the three month...
  • Gold is a hedge, not a substitute for a diversified portfolio

    In times of great volatility in the stock and bond markets, interest spikes in commodities such as gold. Indeed, ever since the global economic turmoil began more than four years ago, gold has had quite a run. As of December 7, the year-to-date return was...
  • Euro must have reform, not Americanization

    PARIS -- More than two decades ago, the Delors plan for European currency union was initially proposed. Some of us asked whether eight, 12 or 15 different European economies, with their distinct budgets (and budget priorities), fiscal situations and...
  • Staying safe in Mexico

    Staying safe in Mexico
    As a frequent traveler to Mexico, I'm often asked about the safety issues due to the amount of violence and dramatic imagery shown in U.S. news. The truth is that anywhere you travel, anything can happen. But being educated about where the risks lie in...
  • Protests erupt in Iran over plunging value of currency

     
    Iranian police and demonstrators clashed Wednesday in protests linked to the plunging value of the national currency and government vows to crack down on illegal money changers. Police fired tear gas and tried to disperse the protesters, who rallied...
  • China, U.S., Europe battling over a shrinking global-trade pie

     
    Global Focus: In polite, diplomatic language, China this week accused Eurozone leaders of piling up debts that threaten global economic stability and the Europeans countered with complaints that Beijing manipulates its currency to unfairly skew trade in...
  • Traveling to Europe this year? Five things you need to know

    Traveling to Europe this year? Five things you need to know
    The lights are still on at the Eiffel Tower. They keep ringing up sales at Prada in Rome, and London is getting ready to start partying for about a year and a half, beginning with the April 29 wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton at Westminster...
  • Gold tops $1,400 amid new debate over tying currencies to the metal

     
    Gold’s surge continued Monday, with the metal topping $1,400 an ounce for the first time after the head of the World Bank raised the idea of pegging currency values to gold -- a return, on some level, to the old......
  • Chinese currency’s clout on the rise

     
    Could Mao take a bite out of the greenback? That's what economists will be asking as the Chinese yuan builds momentum toward becoming internationalized and a potential rival to the U.S. dollar. Chinese President Hu Jintao may have heightened those......
  • The Obama-Hu summit: 'A spirit of cooperation that is also friendly competition'

     
    Full text of the presidents' White house news conference where they eac describe te status of a range of bilateral issues.....
  • China lets its currency rise to new high against the dollar -- but slowly

     
    China’s currency inched up to a new high against the dollar on Wednesday, the seventh straight session of gains, as President Hu Jintao arrived in Washington for meetings with President Obama. The yuan’s recent strength obviously isn’t a...
  • China's trade surplus surged in April

     
    China reported an unexpectedly large trade surplus in April, likely helping U.S. officials in their demands for faster Chinese currency appreciation while the two countries hold high-level talks in Washington. China's trade surplus grew to $11.4 billion...