Monday, September 17, 2007

Deals find new direction

Deals find new direction
By Timothy Aeppel
The Wall Street Journal Europe
17 Sep 2007

Western multinationals may have pioneered cross-border mergers, but the latest chapter in globalization is being written by a new breed of deal makers from places like Russia, China, Brazil and the Mideast with an appetite for acquisitions in the... read more...

Monday, August 27, 2007

Worsening credit crunch could doom world boom
Quite Polished: Potential to be on top Robert J Samuelson
Economic Times
24 Aug 2007

weak to resume its leading role. The failure to find an alternative abetted the Great Depression of the 1930s. Today’sglobaleconomyundeniably faces some big, potentially destabilising threats,oilbeingthemostobvious.The world now uses 86 million... read more...

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Nasdaq drops LSE chase (The Wall Street Journal Europe, 21 Aug 2007, Page 1)

Nasdaq drops LSE chase
By Aaron Lucchetti And Alistair MacDonald
The Wall Street Journal Europe
21 Aug 2007

Nasdaq Stock Market Inc. has effectively thrown in the towel on its bid to buy London Stock Exchange PLC, a move that allows it to concentrate its firepower elsewhere but also reminds shareholders of the misstep in London. Nasdaq Chief Executive Bob... read more...

Monday, August 13, 2007

Asia buying opportunity?

Asia buying opportunity?
By Jason Leow — Patricia Kowsmann in Singapore, Yuka Hayashi in Tokyo and Evan Ramstad in Seoul contributed to this article.
The Wall Street Journal Europe
13 Aug 2007

BEIJING—Investors hunting for opportunities in the global market chaos may want to look to Asia, where jitters over widening credit troubles in the U.S. and Europe have driven down the share prices of some financial institutions that actually have... read more...

Monday, July 30, 2007

Europe should look to the US to solve its economic problems
Matthew Lynn
The Business
28 Jul 2007

Why is it that Americans work harder than most Europeans? They put in more hours at the office and they take fewer holidays. It might be cultural: an immigrant nation, America’s work ethic is more deeply ingrained than it is in Europe. Or it could be... read more...

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Turkish vote says economy is on right track
By Ayse Ferliel
The Wall Street Journal Europe
24 Jul 2007

Ankara, Turkey TURKISH PRIME MINISTER Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s stronger-than-expected victory in parliamentary elections Sunday is an endorsement of economic policies that have helped fuel several years of economic growth and made the country a... read more...

Monday, July 16, 2007

China’s GDP soon to top Germany’s in power shift
By Marcus Walker in Berlin and Andrew Batson in Beijing
The Wall Street Journal Europe
16 Jul 2007

Chinese statistics due this week are likely to show that the country is on track to leapfrog Germany as the third-biggest national economy this year, sooner than expected—yet another sign of just how quickly the global economic balance of power is... read more...