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12/21/04

Bloomberg.com: Mainland Europeans borrow 50% less than average US citizens

Bloomberg.com:Mainland Europeans borrow 50% less than average US citizens

CS Monitor: US government financing research to create powerful software tools to mine millions of public and private records

US government financing research to create powerful software tools to mine millions of public and private records

FT.com /Iraq - Majority in US believe Iraq war a mistake

FT.com : Iraq - Majority in US believe Iraq war a mistake

Swiss Info: Deadliest Iraq attack on US troops

Swiss news Deadliest attack on US troops

EUobserver.com: Danish Socialist Party recommends EU Constitution

EUobserver.com: Danish Socialist Party recommends EU Constittution

Tiscali Europe - Hungary Approves EU Constitution

Tiscali Europe - Hungary approves EU Constitution

Spanish voters undecided over EU Constitution

Spanish voters undecided over EU Constitution

12/18/04

ZAMAN DAILY NEWSPAPER: Europe with Turkey will be economic Power House

ZAMAN DAILY NEWSPAPER: Europe with Turkey will be economic Power House


The EU with 29 members would cover 3,86 percent of the world's area, have 8,92 percent of the world's population and 22,94 percent of the world's income. The US follows the EU, which is the biggest economy in the world, with $10 trillion 614 billion. China, which has been growing at an extraordinary speed is third rank with $6 trillion 435 million and Japan became the fourth by $3 trillion 641 million. India, which has been outpaced by China for 40-50 years though it is also growing steadilyat about 5-6 percent with $3 trillion 68 billion, is fifth. Brazil, which was a symbol of instability for its rapid booms and busts is sixth with $1 trillion 322 billion and seventh is Russia, which faced a big economic crisis in 1990s but recovered recently with $1 trillion 279 million.

TCS: Tech Central Station - The Bruges Mafia

TCS: Tech Central Station - The Bruges Mafia

The Journal of Turkish Weekly: Historic Developments in Europe

The Journal of Turkish Weekly: Historic Developments in Turkey

Mirror.co.uk - TERROR OF TORTURE IN US CUBA CAMP FOR BRITISH PRISONER

Mirror.co.uk - TERROR OF TORTURE IN US CUBA CAMP FOR BRITISH PRISONER

The Register: Eurostar brings Wi-Fi to termini

Eurostar brings Wi-Fi to termini

12/6/04

KRT Wire |South American countries vow to begin EU-like organization

KRT Wire | 12/06/2004 | South American countries vow to begin EU-like organization

30th Annual International Futures Industry Conference

30th Annual International Futures Industry Conference


March 16-19, 2005
Boca Raton Resort & Club
Boca Raton, Florida

Futures industry professionals attend the International Futures Industry Conference to exchange ideas, share information, discuss trends and network with peers. Boca has been the showcase for innovation. The place to introduce new products and express new ideas. The venue to seek convergence of the industry.

Today brokerage executives, exchange officials, policymakers, money managers and service providers come from more than 30 countries to attend this annual gathering of the industry's leadership.

To download the Boca 2005 Brochure* for registration information and a preliminary schedule of events from the conference site go to: http://www.futuresindustry.org/boca2005-2459.asp

noticias.info - EU electronic communications markets: outlook good, but more progress needed on regulatory reform

noticias.info - EU electronic communications markets: outlook good, but more progress needed on regulatory reform

The Malta Independent: Malta Investing 6.1% of GDP in Education

The Malta Independent: Malta Investing 6.1% of GDP in Education

12/5/04

Scotsman.com - Red tape costing European Union businesses EURO 1 trillion a year

Scotsman.com Business - Management - Red tape costing European Union businesses Euro 1trillion a year

The Korea Herald : Geneticaly modified (GM) food struggle between EU and US impacting Asia

The Korea Herald : Geneticaly modified (GM) food struggle between EU and US impacting Asia

Luchtzak Aviation - Europe threatens to close its skies to Russian aircraft

Luchtzak Aviation - Europe threatens to close its skies to Russian aircraft - The world of aviation at a mouse click!!

Sun Sentinel: Spain tries to thaw EU-Havana freeze

Spain tries to thaw EU-Havana freeze: South Florida Sun-Sentinel

DUTCH GOVERNMENT TO CUT CORPORATE TAX RATE TO 30% by 2007

Dutch Government to Cut Corporation Tax Rate to 30% by 2007

The Dutch government has announced plans to reduce its current 34.5% corporation tax rate to 30% by 2007. The corporation tax will be reduced in three stages, with the first cut, totaling 3%, taking place as soon as January 1, 2005.

The Dutch government expects the corporation tax rate cut to lead to more foreign investment while making Dutch companies more competitive with counterparts in countries with lower tax rates.

Source: Dutch Ministry of Finance

12/3/04

HoustonChronicle.com - European Union force relieves NATO in Bosnia

HoustonChronicle.com - European Union force relieves NATO in Bosnia

Interfax: Russian Turkish Trade up 60.3%

Interfax > Finance & Business

Guardian: A dagger undrawn

Guardian Unlimited Politics | Special Reports | A dagger undrawn


British EU trade commissioner Peter Mandelson modestly admitted that Britain has much to learn from the EU. He points out: "To produce the same output UK workers work 14% longer hours than German workers and 29% longer than French workers."

The Budapest Sun Online - Hungarian Economy slows down

The Budapest Sun Online - Story page

Forbes.com: Turkey Per Capita GDP Below EU Average

Forbes.com: Turkey Per Capita GDP Below EU Average

Business World: ECB cuts eurozone growth rate forecast

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