Monthly Archives: October 2014

Cheaper oil: Winners and losers

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The world’s biggest economic problem Fly Title:  Cheaper oil Rubric:  America and its friends benefit from falling oil prices; its most strident critics don’t Location:  CAIRO, CARACAS, MOSCOW AND WASHINGTON Main image:  20141025_IRP001_0.jpg IN … Continue reading

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Cheaper oil: Many winners, a few bad losers

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The world’s biggest economic problem Fly Title:  Cheaper oil Rubric:  A lower price will boost the world economy and harm some unpleasant regimes—but there are risks THE collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 … Continue reading

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Cheaper oil: Both symptom and balm

UK Only Article:  standard article Issue:  The war on Ebola Fly Title:  Cheaper oil Rubric:  The oil price is tumbling. Is that good or bad news for the world economy? Main image:  20141018_FNP001_0.jpg AFTER declining gradually for three months, oil … Continue reading

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Market turmoil: A blessing in disguise?

WHEN Winston Churchill, having led Britain to victory in the second world war, was defeated in the 1945 general election, his wife Clementine remarked that it might be “a blessing in disguise”. If so, the great man replied grumpily, it … Continue reading

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