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Global Stock Markets Retreating More on Friday
Asian, European stock markets plummet again as investors fear world is headed into another recession
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BRICS Considering Giving Financial Help to Developed Economies
BRICS consists of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
India’s New Poverty Definition Upsets Activists, Some Economists
Activists argue government trying to reduce its welfare burden by reducing number of those who will qualify for state benefits
Striking Greek Workers Protest New Austerity Cuts
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Possible US Government Shutdown Looming Again
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, a Democrat, says Republicans would be to blame if the government shuts down
Analysts: BRICS Unlikely to Rush to Europe's Aid
Officials from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa to meet to talk about ways they can help Europe with its debt crisis
Analysts Expect Modest Results at IMF, World Bank Meetings
Officials say they hope to make progress on possible economic recession and Europe's debt crisis
Euro Under Fire as Debt Crisis Continues
Crisis has caused social unrest and speculation that euro’s run as a joint currency may be coming to an end
House Fails to Extend Funding for US Federal Government Spending
Bill would have extended funding to keep federal government running until November 18
US Central Bank Mulls Action as Lawmakers Weigh In
Many economists predicting bank's policy board will move to further lower borrowing rates; Republican lawmakers urging no action
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