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Wine Industry
April 07, 2009 Posted by

A select group of winemakers can be credited with revolutionizing modern day winemaking in California. They are the innovators who, some 20 years ago, brought Old World traditions to the New World. David Ramey is clearly a member of that

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Economic Outlook
April 07, 2009 Posted by
Some recent housing market indicators seem to point to stability, while others are still pointing downward.
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FX Outlook
April 07, 2009 Posted by
A "quantum shakeup" is how Laurence Hayward described what has been happening in the global financial markets in the last 18 months.
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FX Outlook
March 31, 2009 Posted by
In the early days of this housing and financial crisis, many thought that parts of the global economy might escape unscathed.
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Economic Outlook
March 31, 2009 Posted by
Last week, for the first time in seven years, England had a government bond auction fail.
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Economic Outlook
March 24, 2009 Posted by
The House of Representatives voted 328-93 last week to impose a 90 percent tax on bonuses paid after December 31, 2008 by companies that received more than $5 billion in government bailout funds.
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FX Outlook
March 24, 2009 Posted by
If economic forecasters resemble astrologers, currency forecasters must read tea leaves. Almost everyone was a dollar bear in the middle of last year when the euro touched 1.60.
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FX Outlook
March 17, 2009 Posted by
The BRIC nations (Brazil, Russia, India and China) are some of the largest emerging market economies and many are hoping that this group will lead the global economy out of the worst growth slowdown in seventy years.
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