ISIS declares Caliphate

1. of July 2014

As Iraqi PM Maliki seeks Iran/US support against ISIS, split of Iraq looks unavoidable. Copyrights: Dreamtime


1-0 for the Soviet Union

5. of April 2014

The revival of the Soviet Union's glorious past through Socchi and Crimea shows, once again, History tends to repeat.

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Clint Eastwood saves Steve John's life

9. of February 2014


GW Award holder performs saving technique as golf tournament director suffers from respiratory blockage. Copyr. Dreamtime.

Sex tourism in south Asia and Europe

12. of October 2013


Jerry Lee condemns sex trade, now part of international hotels in China. Pic. crights Dreamstime

Jerry Lee's world concept exposed

3. of October 2013


Get all of Jerry Lee's tweets since Jan 15, 2012 in pdf format.

Iraq is falling apart

1. of October 2013


Bomb blasts kill at least 54 people in Shi'ia's Baghdad. Pic. copyrights dreamstime.com

Violent protests against Egypt's SCAF

4. of May 2012


Protests against the Supreme Council of Armed Forces leave 20 dead and more than 59 injured in 2 days. Pic. copyrights...

US Elections 2012

4. of May 2012


Jerry Lee will offer no support to Obama this time around. - Pic. copyrights iStockphoto.com

Al Qaeda Militants Attack Iraq

5. of March 2012


27 police officers killed in SIXTH massive operation against the central government of Iraq, after last US soldier quits Iraq....

Gw's Award 2012 goes to Angela Jolie

16. of February 2012


In times of uncertainty, people see Jolie's spirit as "hope and the way forward". Pic. Angela Jolie - istockphoto.com

Egypt bars foreigners from leaving the country

27. of January 2012


Islamists strain relations with pro-democratic movements - and states. Pic. copyrights dreamstime.com

Damon's disillusioned with obamania

23. of December 2011


Jerry Lee demands real leadership to help people access the middle class. Pic: dreamstime.com

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USAOct 16, 14 Foreclosure activity in the US falls to new lows
SAUOct 13, 14 Saudis see lower oil prices for extended period of time
USAOct 10, 14Global stocks at 7-month low on growth concern
USAOct 6, 14 Russian currency reaches new lows on oil price and sanctions
USAOct 3, 14 US unemployment rate hit a six-year low
USAOct 2, 14Financial market nervousness growing on economic slowdown
ARGSep 30, 14Argentina is in contempt of US court for refusal to pay funds
GERSep 24, 14Business confidence continues to deteriorate in Germany
USASep 17, 14 US consumer prices fall 0.2 percent in August
CHISep 15, 14 Chinese markets fear West sanctions against Russia
USASep 9, 14 Dollar reaches 14-month high
JAPSep 8, 14Japanese Q2 GDP contracts 1.8% due to sales tax hike
EURSep 1, 14Sanctions against Europe hit EU economic sentiment
ITAAug 6, 14Recession hits Italy after 2 consecutive quarters of negative growth
NLDJul 28, 14 Hague court rules in favor of former Russian oil giant Yukos
CNIJul 21, 14 Property prices in China cool down, one more time
RUSJul 17, 14 Russian shares and currency tumble as West imposes economic sanctions
CNIJul 16, 14 China data comes in stronger than expected
FRAJun 29, 14 Bank to pay USD 9 bn fo breaking sanctions against Iran
USAJun 25, 14US y-o-y first quarter GDP revised downwards to -2.9 percent
ARGJun 19, 14Argentina threatens to default on its debt
ASIJun 18, 14 Asia business sentiment highest in two years
USAMay 29, 14US economic growth for Q1 2014 revised to minus 1 percent
USAMay 27, 14 US economic data show economy continues to improve
EURMay 24, 14 Euro falls to three-month low as ECB expected to drop rates
EURMay 24, 14 Free trade deal with USA to exclude US chicken
USAMay 22, 14 US Housing sector and job market signal further improvement
USAMay 2, 14 US payrolls for April comes out much better than expected
USAApr 30, 14First quarter US economic growth slows to just 0.1 percent
USApr 29, 14 US consumer confidence near six-year high
EUApr 16, 14Eurozone inflation rate falls near to deflationary level
CNApr 16, 14 China growth of 7.4 percent in Q1 2014 beats forecasts
GBApr 16, 14 UK unemployment falls to 6.9%, a five-year low
CNApr 13, 14China rejects hard-landing warning from IMF
FRAApr 12, 14 French foreign minister wants closer business ties with Cuba
USApr 6, 14 US investors upbeat after winter pause
CNMar 25, 14Rumors of bank solvency problems cause panic in rural China
USMar 25, 14Home sales is lowest in five months
USMar 25, 14 US consumer confidence highest in six year
USMar 19, 14 FED to change guidance, keep rates low
WOFeb 20, 14World economy struggling to gain traction
EUFeb 14, 14 Eurozone economies pick up speed
UKFeb 8, 14 British upbeat on Economy, most since 1997
USFeb 8, 14 US posts yearly record in December credit card use
USFeb 8, 14 US posts yearly record in December credit card use
WOJan 31, 14Emerging markets loses USD 10bn in past week
WOJan 28, 14Capital flight from emerging markets set to increase
UKJan 21, 14 Britain grows at fastest pace since 2007
UKJan 21, 14 IMF sees stronger growth for Britain than forecast
USDec 29, 13 Four million US jobless to lose benefits by the start of 2014
FRDec 29, 13 Top French court approves 75 percent tax rate
THDec 23, 13 Thai Bath slumps as protests against government go on
USDec 19, 13 Dow Jones Index hits new record high at 16'179.08
USDec 13, 13 After October's shutdown, House passes 2-year budget deal
EUDec 12, 13 EU October industrial output shows steep decline
USDec 5, 13 Fast-food workers staging protests for higher minimum wage
USDec 5, 13 US Third Quarter revised up to 3.6 from 2.8 percent
JPNov 21, 13 BOJ maintains massive stimulus, bright economic outlook
CHNov 20, 13 Credit Suisse bank sets up subsidiary as crisis lifeboat
EUNov 8, 13 ECB cuts rates to new record low to 0.25 percent
EUNov 6, 13 EU data shows weak growth
USNov 5, 13 The share of very low income earners doubled since 1970
USOct 28, 13 US Government to reduce food stamps by USD 5bn
USOct 24, 13 US Dollar falls to two-year low against Euro
EUOct 24, 13 EU business growth eases in October as demand falters
CNOct 18, 13 China's Q3 GDP growth accelerates to 7.8 percent
ESOct 10, 13 Budget cuts is having a negative impact on children
USOct 10, 13 Janet Yellen is new head of the US Federal Reserve
JPSep 26, 13 Abenomics not helping investments in Japan
USSep 19, 13 FED to keep USD 85 bn a months bond purchase on eco outlook
EUSep 1, 13 Central Europe factory output jumps
INAug 19, 13 Indian rupee falls to new lows
EUAug 14, 13 Eurozone out of recession, GDP grew by 0.3 percent in Q2
JPAug 12, 13 GDP growth in Japan lower as estimated by experts
FAug 11, 13 France economic prospects for 2013 revised down
GRAug 8, 13 Greek unemployment rate hits new record 27.6 percents
USAug 7, 13 Dollar drops to 7-week low
G20Jul 21, 13 Countries to favor economic growth before austerity
CNJune 25, 13 China's Shangai's SSE index enters bear market amid credit fears
CNJune 10, 13 China's economic growth at slowest pace in 13 years
USMay 28, 13 US home prices accelerate to seven year high
FRMay 15, 13 France is back into recession, EU remains in negative growth
USMay 9, 13 US jobless claims falls to 5-1/2 years low
USMay 5, 13 Strong US job report drives rate to four-year low
EUMay 2, 13 ECB cut rates to new lows as jobless rate hits new heights
GRApr 28, 13 Greece to cut another 15'000 state jobs by the end of 2014
ESApr 26, 13 Spanish jobless rate rises to 27.2%, economy to contract by 1.3%
UNApr 17, 13 Gold witnesses biggest two-day drop in 30 years
UNApr 16, 13 World growth forecast revised downwards
JPApr 4, 13 Japan will spend extra USD 520 bn per year to boost economy
CYMar 29, 13 Big depositors in Cyprus to lose more than 60% of holdings
CYMar 22, 13 Cyprus faces EU bailout to avert financial meltdown
ITMar 8, 13 Fitch rating agency cuts Italy credit to BBB+
USMar 1, 13 No deal in sight on automatic spending cuts
GBFeb 24, 13 UK loses top credit rating for first time since 1978
EUFeb 15, 13 Eurozone recession deepened in Q4 2012
EUFeb 8, 13 EU leaders agree on tight 2014-20 EU budget
JPJan 22, 13Japan promises open-ended easing to lift economy
UNJan 22, 13 World jobless figures grow by 4 million
DEJan 16, 13 Germany brings gold back home
EUJan 2, 13 Eurozone factory slump deepens
FRDec 30, 12 French income tax on the Rich ordered to be revised
USDec 20, 12 US GDP revised up to 3.1 percent on strong exports
USDec 20, 12 US home sales at three-year high
ITDec 18, 12 Ex-PM Berlusconi envisions Euro exit
GRDec 18, 12 Greece's credit rating gets strong boost from S&P
EUDec 13, 12 Eurozone members agree on rules over banking union
USDec 11, 12 FED pumping up assets to USD 4 Trillion in new QE
EUNov 21, 12 EU members still not in agreement over Greece bailout
USNov 12, 12 US to overtake Saudi Arabia in oil production by 2020
JPNov 11, 12 Japan's economy contracting 3.5 percent from a year earlier
USNov 1, 12 Good US economic-data boosts S&P
ESOct 26, 12 Jobless rate hits new high to 25% in third quarter
GROct 25, 12 Greece gets two-year bailout extension
EUOct 19, 12 EU summit boosts financial integration with SSM
CNOct 8, 12 World Bank confirms China economic slow-down
EUOct 8, 12 EU-budget union nears closer
USOct 6, 12 US Jobless rate unexpectedly drops to 7.8 percent
GRSep 22, 12 Most Greeks feel austerity measures are unfair
PRSep 22, 12 Portugal gives up social security tax hike on protests
EUAug 24, 12 Merkel and Hollande adopt tough stand on Greece
JPAug 13, 12 Japan's economic growth stumbles to just 0.3%
GRAug 8, 12 Greece unemployment climbed to 23.1 percent in May
EUAug 1, 12 Eurozone manufacturing drops fastest in three years
EUJul 25, 12 Spanish rates rise, Greece far from Troika agreement
UKJul 25, 12 Britain falls back into recession, 2nd time since 2008
UNJul 22, 12 Super-rich hide USD 32tr in safe havens
USJul 14, 12 JP Morgan hidden trading losses jump to USD 5.8 bln
IRJul 6, 12 Ireland successfully sells bills, first time since bailout in 2010
WJul 6, 12 World central banks reduce rates in coordinated move
USJul 4, 12 US manufacturing shrinks for the first time in three years
CNJul 2, 12 Chinese PMI, a leading economic indicator, to seven-month low
EUJun 29, 12 ESM Fund gets greater role in EU bank union
EUJun 29, 12 EU leaders commit USD 149bn to economic growth
DEJun 18, 12 German economic moral nosediving - sharpest drop since 1998
USJun 19, 12 US housing market appears to be on track to recovery
GRJun 18, 12 Greek pro-bailout party wins vote
ESJun 14, 12 Borrowing costs in Spain tops 7% as Moody downgrades bonds
ESJun 10, 12 Spanish banks get 100bn-euros bailout from Euro zone
ESJun 7, 12 Spain downgraded on bailout fears
ESMay 25, 12 Bankia of Spain needs USD 19bn in liquidity
USMay 22, 12 Morgan Stanley cut Facebook estimate just before IPO
EUMay 22, 12 OECD: Eurozone unemployment to break 11% mark in 2012
USMay 19, 12 World leaders vow to back Greece and avoid financial turmoil
EUMay 16, 12 ECB stops providing liquidity to some Greek banks
USMay 12, 12 US consumer sentiment at four-year high
EUMay 4, 12 Eurozone PMI falls sharply as bailed-out economies drag Europe into recession
USApr 27, 12 US annualized economic growth falls to 2.2 percent
ESApr 27, 12 S&P downgrades Spanish debt to BBB+
DEApr 20, 12 German business confidence gets even stronger
GRApr 20, 12 Greek banks post USD 37 Billion losses in 2011
GRApr 2, 12 Greece not ruling out new bailout for the country
EUApr 2, 12 Eurozone unemployment at 15-year high
USMar 30, 12 US consumer spending at a seven-months high
EUMar 30, 12 EU boosts lending power to counter crisis to EUR 800bn
USMar 22, 12 US jobless claims continue to 4-year low
USMar 13, 12 US retail sales continues to rise, 1.1% in February
HOMar 13, 12 EU freezes subsidies to Hungary as a measure of retaliation
GRMar 8, 12 80% of bondholders agree to forgive 70% of bond face value
EUMar 2, 12 Spain and Holland miss budget deficit targets for 2011
EUMar 2, 12 EU leaders push forward a treaty for European fiscal integration
DEFeb 27, 12 German parliament approves greek second bailout
GRFeb 22, 12 Greece gets second bailout amid public outrage
USJan 31, 12 US home prices dipping further
EUJan 31, 12 EU unemployment rate hits record high
ESJan 27, 12 Unemployment in Spain passes 5 million mark
USJan 26, 12 US growth rate accelerated in the last months of 2011
USJan 25, 12 Fed the leave rates unchanged until at least 2014
USJan 20, 12 US home sales increase to 11-month high as prices drop further
EUJan 13, 12 France, Italy, Austria and Spain downgraded by S&P
CHJan 9, 12 Swiss central bank chief quits over currency trading scandale
USJan 6, 12 US unemployment rate drops to three-year low
DESep 12, 12Germany's constitutional court gives green card on ESM funding
CNDec 26, 11 Yuan appreciated over 4 percent in 2011
EUDec 21, 11 ECB sells USD 643 bn worth of bonds to European banks
USDec 15, 11 Jobless claims in the US at 3.5 year low
EUDec 9, 11 EU-27 minus Britain agrees on fiscal union by Spring 2012
WNov 30, 11 World central banks act to defuse renewed financial stress
EUNov 28, 11 OECD warns of looming EU recession
SPNov 22, 11 Spain's borrowing cost at auction doubles to 5.11 percent
EUNov 10, 11 EU economic growth to stall in 2012
ITNov 9, 11 Italian debt under fire as rates reach 7 percent
CUNov 3, 11 Cuba legalizes private home sales
GRNov 1, 11 Papandreou wants referendum on austerity measures
DEOct 30, 11 Accounting error in Germany makes it 55 bn Euro richer
EUOct 19, 11 EU unveils EURO 50-billion infrastructure growth-plan
GROct 18, 11 Greeks prepare for new strike as unemployment rises to 16.5 percent
GROct 11, 11 Greece to receive more funding to abort 'systemic' crisis
EUOct 9, 11 France and Germany bail out Dexia bank
EUOct 6, 11 EU states draw plans to bail out banks over again
ITOct 5, 11 Moody's cuts Italian debt rating by three notches to A2
DESep 29, 11 German parliament stands behind Merkel in Greece bailout
EUSep 26, 11 Massive Eurozone rescue plan to further help banks
EUSep 24, 11 Talk of a possible Greek default gains pace
GRSep 21, 11 Greece extends austerity plan to gain new funds
GBSep 15, 11 Rogue trades in new banking debacle cost UBS 2 bn
USSep 8, 11 OECD predicts G7 economic growth will stall in Q4
USAug 31, 11 Obama solar company shuts down on China's rivalry
EUAug 12, 11 Large EU countries impose short-sale ban on financial stocks
CHAug 10, 11 Bank secrecy ends with new tax-evasion deal
USAug 10, 11 Bernanke loses support on rates within FED
USAug 6, 11 US credit rating downgraded to AA+ by S&P
FAug 4, 11 French court orders IMF Chief investigation
ESAug 4, 11 Cost of borrowing increases in Spain
USAug 3, 11 New US debt law avoids debt default
EUAug 1, 11 HSBank to will cut 30'000 jobs on global economic uncertainty
GRJuly 18, 11 Franc rise continues as Euro debt crisis intensifies
GRJuly 14, 11 Fitch Ratings downgrades Greece bonds below 'junk'
USJuly 13, 11 Bernanke to consider QE3 if European debt crisis deepens
ITJuly 12, 11 Treasury bill auction shows tense debt market in Italy
GRJuly 11, 11 Greek budget deficit widens on deeper than expected recession
CNJuly 9, 11 China inflation fastest in three years
EUJuly 7, 11 ECB increases rates in the midst of a European debt crisis
GRJuly 2, 11 Euro zone members approve USD 18 bln lending for Greece
GRJune 30, 11 Greece parliament passes law for austerity plan
WJune 23, 11 World tapping on oil strategic reserves to curb prices
USJune 22, 11 Bernanke reduces US growth forecast to 2.8 percent
GRJune 17, 11 European debt exposure in Greece is close to USD half a trillion
USJune 15, 11 Stagflation darkens global economic outlook
GRJune 15, 11 Deep economic austerity in Greece creates social chaos
UKJun 14, 11UK inflation at fastest pace since 2008
WJun 2, 11Car sales in new market slide
USJun 1, 11US economy losing strenght fast
CHJun 1, 11US deposits in Swiss banks reached irrelevancy
EUMay 30, 11EU racing to draft second bailout for Greece
ITMay 22, 11S&P revises outlook of Italy's credit rating to 'negative'
EUMay 13, 11Euro economic growth rate accelerates
USApr 28, 11US in bloody debt-limit fight, again
CUApr 19, 11Cuba opens up to private ownership
USApr 18, 11S&P downgrades US credit outlook to negative
USApr 13, 11With more jobs, US retail sales continues to grow
USApr 8, 11Gold hits new record on inflation fears
POApr 7, 11Portugal seeks bailout after banks warn government
EUApr 7, 11ECB raises key interest rates by 0.25 basis point to fight inflation
USApr 1, 11US unemployment rate dips to 8.8 percent
USMar 28, 11US Consumer spending rose more than forecast in February
ESMar 9, 11Moody downgrades Spanish debt to Aa2
USFeb 23, 11US housing market shows continued weakness
JPFeb 22, 11Japan's credit rating cut to 'negative'
USFeb 15, 11Deutsche Boerse set to take over the NYSE
USFeb 4, 11US unemployment plummets to 9 percent
USFeb 2, 11US manufacturing strongest in six years
PRJan 12, 11Solid bond sales in Portugal backed by EU fund rescue
USJan 12, 11Brent oil reaches USD 99, 27 months high
USJan 12, 11Bank of China permits limited purchase of Renminbis in New York
USJan 7, 11US unemployment rate falls to 9.4 percent
USJan 6, 11US December retail sales disappoint Wall Street
CHDec 29, 10Swiss franc continues to strengthen against the Dollar
USDec 17, 10Madoff victims may well recover a great share of their losses
USDec 17, 10Obama extends tax cuts that also favor the wealthy
USDec 3, 10US unemployment back to 9.8 percent
IDNov 21, 10Ireland requests international aid to mend financial system
GBNov 17, 10British banks' exposure to Ireland is USD 222 bn
GBNov 9, 10Largest credit rating agency in China downgrades US Treasuries
GBNov 9, 10Credit crunch looming as banks look to refinance USD 900bn
USNov 8, 10Zoellick proposes new Bretton Woods to stabilize currencies
USNov 3, 10Fed starts new long-term treasury buying to boost economy
UKOct 20, 10Europe is shifting away from Keynes politics of public deficits
USOct 14, 10Banks seize record number of homes in Q3
USOct 8, 10Record 30 percent of unemployed jobless for at least one year
IDOct 6, 10Rating agency downgrades Ireland
CHSep 12, 10New banking rules should avert future crises
CNSep 10, 10Chinese trade surplus narrows
USAug 25, 10US home sales fall to lowest in 15 years
USAug 22, 10Japan's stuck in anemic growth - US to follow?
CNAug 16, 10China is second largest economy in the world
DEAug 14, 10German economy experiences strong growth
CNJuly 15, 10China's overheated economy cools off
USJuly 12, 10US credit scores sink to new lows
USJun 30, 10Congress passes Wall Street regulations
CNJun 22, 10China slowly moves to flexible exchange-rate system
USJun 16, 10Seven percent more homeless families in 2009
CNJun 7, 10Prices may rise globally as wages increase in China
ESMay 24, 10Central bank of Spain bails out savings bank Caja Sur
USMay 21, 10US senate passes financial overhaul
GRMay 19, 10Euro currency hits four-year low despite aid to Greece
USMay 13, 10Foreclosures down, first time in five years
GRMay 2, 10EU and IMF agree to Euro 120bn bailout deal for Greece
USApr 25, 10US Bailout cost reduced to as low as USD 87 bln
USApr 17, 10Goldman Sachs charged with fraud by SEC
GRMar 25, 10Franco-German deal on Greece unlikely to restore confidence
USMar 11, 10US Senate votes 130bln package for jobless and health care
ISMar 7, 10Icelanders reject deal to repay British and Dutch
GRMar 4, 10USD 6.5 bnl austerity plan put into effect
GRFeb 15, 10Agreements with US firms hid Greece's long-term debt
USJan 29, 10US economy grew at 5.7 percent in Q4 2009
GBJan 27, 10Gap between rich and poor widet than in 1970
USJan 25, 10Home sales experienced sharpest monthly drop since 1968
CHJan 23, 10UBS client wins appeal against data handover
USJan 22, 10Obama plans to limit Bank's activities
GBJan 19, 10Inflation leaps to record high in 9 months
CNJan 13, 10China withdraws stimulus plan, will higher rates
JPJan 13, 10JAL on the verge of bankrupcy, no state support expected
CHJan 8, 10Release of UBS client data ruled as unlawful
USJan 8, 10US payrolls declined 85'000 in December, worse than forecast
USDec 23, 09Swiss to freeze tax deal with French over HSBC data breach
USDec 21, 09US serious mortgage delinquencies up 20 percent in Q3
CHDec 17, 09Citigroup and Wells Fargo repay USD 45 bn in TARP money
USDec 16, 09SEC asks transparency on managers' compensation packages
EUDec 10, 09France and Germany back UK's bonus tax
UKDec 9, 09British government to impose 50 percent tax on bank bonuses
GRDec 8, 09Greece put on standby for debt downgrade
USDec 7, 09Full USD 700 bn TARP bailout fund no longer needed
DUNov 27, 09Dubai defaults on USD 60bn debt payments
UKNov 17, 09Inflation in the UK spiked up in October to 1.5 percent y-o-y
USNov 6, 09US jobless rate surges to 10.2 percent
UKNov 3, 09UK government does more bailout for largest banks
USOct 29, 09US economy booms, while labor market still lags
UKOct 24, 09Britain's economy still contracting in longest recession ever
USOct 23, 09US Pay Czar slashes pay at bailed-out firms
USOct 22, 09Beige Book sees modest improvements of the US economy
USSep 15, 09US retail sales surge by 2.7 percent in August
USSep 9, 09US household borrowing plunges by USD 21.6 bn
USSep 4, 09US unemployment rate hits 9.7 percent
USAug 26, 09Bernanke renominated as Fed Chief
USAug 25, 09US national debt to double over the next ten years
USAug 21, 09Pace of US home sales fastest in 2 years
USAug 7, 09US Jobless rate eases to 9.4 from 9.5 percent
USAug 5, 09US Personal income falls 1.3 percent in June, most in 4 years
USAug 2, 09US government strikes deal with Swiss bank UBS
USJul 24, 09Oil price rises above USD 68 on global economic optimism
USJul 24, 09UK Q2 GDP data of -0.8 percent "is sizeable recession indeed"
USJul 7, 09US delinquencies on credit rises from 5.52 to 6.6% in Q1
USJun 15, 09US credit card default rate rises to record highs in May
USJun 9, 09Foreclosure crisis spreads to prime mortgages
USJun 2, 09US business bankrupcy filings rose 40 percent in May
USJun 1, 09General Motors files for Chapter 11
UKMay 21, 09S&P UK credit rating lowered to "negative", may loose AAA
USMay 4, 09The S&P Index rallies, now in positive for 2009
USApr 30, 09The US economy shrank more than expected in Q1 (6.1%)
USApr 29, 09US consumer confidence rises most since 2005
USApr 26, 09Wall Street to distribute record bonuses this year
USApr 24, 09Housing market in the US seems to stabilize
USApr 22, 09IMF predicts worst global economic contraction since WWII
USApr 15, 09UBS continues to report losses in earnings, customers
USApr 9, 09Wells Fargo reports record net income in Q1
USMar 26, 09US Home sales, durable goods rebound in February
USMar 21, 09Bonus payments of AIG employees higher than previously disclosed
USMar 18, 09FED steps up treasury buying to USD 1 trillion
USMar 17, 09US Congress works on legislation to surtax bonuses
USMar 10, 09Troubled Citigroup says it is having its best quarter since 2007
UKMar 7, 09British government nationalizes Lloyd's bank raising stake up to 77%
USMar 6, 09US unemployment rate soars to 8.1 percent, highest since 1983
USMar 2, 09AIG loses USD 465K/minute, treasury to give USD 30 bln more
USMar 2, 09Personal savings rate surge 5 percent, highest since 1995
USFeb 23, 09AIG needs another USD 60 bln to cover fourth quarter losses
USFeb 19, 09US builds on UBS weakness, demands names of 52K customers
USFeb 18, 09UBS breaches Swiss Bank Secrecy under US pressure
USFeb 17, 09Standford Financial accused of massive USD 8 bn in CD fraud
USFeb 11, 09Geithner's bank rescue plan received with skepticism
CHFeb 10, 09UBS books biggest loss in Swiss corporate history
USJan 28, 09Wall St bonuses in 2008 still sixth-largest on record
CNJan 22, 09China's economic machine slowing down fast to 6.8 percent
UKJan 20, 09Britain launches second bank rescue-plan
UKJan 19, 09Royal Bank of Scotland posts record USD 41 bn loss for 2008
USJan 17, 09US inflation rate in 2008 increased at the slowest pace since 1954
USJan 18, 09More money managers lose their clients' fortune in ponzi schemes
USJan 12, 09Money manager Fakes Distress and Flees Before Crash
USJan 15, 09Fed's balance sheet doubled to USD 2 trl, signals inflation
INJan 10, 09Satyam's USD 1 bln fraud raises questions on accounting standards
GBJan 9, 09Bank of England drops interest rates to lowest since 1694
DEJan 7, 09German billionaire Adolf Merckle commits suicide
USDec 31, 08Fed to buy USD 500 billion in MBS by mid-2009
USDec 24, 08Madoff's investor Villehuchet commits suicide
USDec 20, 08Bush grants USD 17.4 bln to car makers against Senate
USDec 19, 08Low-income families hunger as they look for food aid
USDec 16, 08Fed drops key interest rates to lowest ever
USDec 14, 08Madoff's USD 50 billion Ponzi scheme rocks hedge-fund industry
USDec 13, 08Economists worry homeowners purposely miss mortgage payments
USDec 9, 08Problematic homeowners defaulting again after federal assistance
USDec 8, 08Tribune files for Chapter 11 with 12 billion outstanding debt
USDec 4, 08US mortgage applications surge on low interest rates
USDec 3, 08AIG forced to liquidate as interest payments eat up capital
USDec 2, 08Nov. car sales drop as much as 35 percent year-over-year
USNov 25, 08Government to spend more, budgetary cuts needed
USNov 24, 08US Treasury bails out citigroup with USD 20 billion
WONov 23, 08APEC leaders ban protectionist measures
USNov 17, 08Citigroup cuts 20 percent of workforce in one year
CHNov 16, 08UBS agrees to change pay model, links compensation to results
USNov 12, 08Shares of General Motors plummet to 65-year low
USNov 10, 08US government's stake in AIG now more than USD 150bn
USNov 5, 0840% jump in consumers bankruptcies in October yoy
USNov 4, 08US car-industry: on the verge of collapse
USNov 3, 08Average hedge fund performance is minus 19% yoy
USNov 2, 08One in five US homeowners have negative equity
USOct 28, 08IMF intervenes to rescue Ukraine and others from bankrupcy
USOct 24, 08Asian and European indices tumble again on recession fears
USOct 23, 08AIG needs more cash, yet again
CHOct 16, 08Swiss government to buy USD 50bn worth UBS toxic assets
UKOct 10, 08London Stock Exchange closes 8.85% lower
ISOct 9, 08Island close to bankrupcy
UKOct 8, 08Gordon Brown announces ambitious bailout plan
USOct 8, 08AIG gets extra USD 37.8bn cash infusion from the Fed
UKOct 7, 08Island government seizes country's last big bank
USOct 6, 08Dow Jones falls below 10'000, first time since 2004
USSep 29, 08Global stocks crash on blackest day since 1987
USSep 29, 08US Congress rejects bailout plan
USSep 14, 08Lehman Brothers goes bust, Merrill is sold to Bank of America

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Global tension at 54 percent last month

4. of October 2014


Action against IS and Russia pushes global tension to new year low.

May Iraq sectarian violence reaches near-record height

1. of June 2014


No end to violence in sight despite US troop withdrawal - Pic. copyrights iStockphoto.com

Shin Dong-hyuk gets GW Award 2014

18. of March 2014


Jerry Lee is honored to award this man of extraordinary spirit and courage the GW prize 2014.

Drone attack kills civilians in Yemen

13. of December 2013


A US drone attack killed 15 civilians yesterday. Attacks spur sympathy for Al Qaeda.

A revolution that ruined the country

29. of October 2013


Sirte gunmen in Libya snatch USD 54m from a bank van.

Clint Eastwood receives GW Award 2013

18. of April 2013


Jerry Lee is honored to award this man of sound social and economic stances the GW prize 2013. Copyrights Dreamtime.

US housing market recovers

5. of April 2013


US home sales jump in final quarter of 2012. Prospects good for 2013.

US Congress supports idea for 'drone courts'

9. of February 2013


Jerry Lee opposes 'Drone courts' idea. Will not substitute regular courts and guarantee people's rights.

Tactical Solutions to Global Problems

4. of February 2013


Consult gw's strategies to solve global issues here

Iraq VP Tariq al-Hashemi sentenced to death

9. of September 2012


Fugitive vice-president sentenced to death in absentia after found guilty of running death squads.

Baghdad not in control of Iraqi oil in Kurdistan

3. of August 2012


Kurdistan defies Baghdad on oil exports - furthers partitioning.

When civilians die, they call it 'Total War'

13. of March 2012


A fool Allied soldier kills 16 civilians in Kandahar villages - copyrights dreamstime.com

Double veto against the Opposition in Syria

6. of February 2012


Again, Eastern powers align with Jerry Lee's policies: no street-revolution! Pic. Vladimir Putin, PM of Russia - dreamstime.com

European Debt Crisis

18. of January 2012


Jerry Lee explains the phenomenon - and what needs to be done to avoid a cataclysm.

US Marines urinate on dead bodies

13. of January 2012


US Marines urination: 'deplorable' or 'Despicable'? Jerry Lee asks US Officials.

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