The stock market rebounded somewhat Friday morning after news that the German parliament approved that country's portion of a large European bailout.
The Dongria Kondh tribe aims to defend its 'sacred' Niaymgiri hills in India from the bauxite mining bid of UK giant Vedanta. The conflict highlights India’s growing dilemma: how to balance badly needed industrial growth with residents’ connection to the land.
World markets responded positively Monday to new initiatives emerging from meetings in Washington and Paris.
Prime Minister Brown unveiled an $87 billion plan Wednesday to buttress British banks. Hailed by some European leaders, credit markets responded tepidly.
London and New York stopped a practice seen as pushing stocks down. But some say short-sellers are merely scapegoats.
Knowing whether funds live up to their promises to weed out certain companies remains a tall order.
Markets from London to Tokyo fell on the news of Lehman Brothers' bankruptcy.
Its rate cut of 3/4 of a point is the largest in at least 20 years.