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UPI Almanac for Friday, Feb. 28, 2014.
By United Press International

Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

Dueling economists are wrecking U.S. recovery

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 30 (UPI) -- The austerity debate for debt-ridden European countries has degenerated into mudslinging among renowned economists and undermines economic recovery.
PETER MORICI, UPI Outside View Commentator

Commentary: Rags to riches to rags

WASHINGTON, March 15 (UPI) -- The dark side of the financial moon is the U.S. Treasury that says financial institutions file more than 15 million “suspicious activity reports” every year.
ARNAUD DE BORCHGRAVE, UPI Editor at Large

Watercooler Stories

News sites duped by satirical article ... Police find marijuana in ice cream truck ... Kansas weeds out profane vanity plates ... Lottery winners giving back to community ... Watercooler stories from UPI.

News sites duped by satirical article

BOSTON, March 11 (UPI) -- News outlets including Boston.com and Breitbart.com were duped by a satirical website into reporting economist Paul Krugman had filed for bankruptcy.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013.
By United Press International

Estonian pres. Twitter feud goes musical

TALLINN, Estonia, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A Latvian-born composer said an Estonian orchestra will perform a piece based on the Estonian president's Twitter dispute with economist Paul Krugman.

Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

Bernanke: Fed never influenced by politics

WASHINGTON, Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the U.S. central bank is never swayed by political pressures and declared Europe needed its own version of the Fed.
Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

Winners of the economics Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 10 (UPI) -- List of winners of the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel:

Economists warn of deflation possibility

NEW YORK, July 26 (UPI) -- Economists and others are warning that a period of deflation is a possibility for the U.S. economy, given high unemployment and a stalled economic recovery.

EU stimulus efforts criticized

BRUSSELS, March 18 (UPI) -- The European Union and the United States need to pump much more money into the economy to get it growing again, a leading U.S. economist says.
Japan's 1990s mistakes are least of U.S. worries

Japan's 1990s mistakes are least of U.S. worries

WASHINGTON, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Will the United States become Japan 1990s-style? It might be far better if that happened.
MARTIN SIEFF

Krugman calls for bailout requirements

NEW YORK, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman suggested massive help was available for the economy, but policies need to have "strings attached."

U.S. economist receives Nobel Prize

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- A U.S. economist received the Nobel Prize in Economics for his analysis of international trade and economic geography, the Nobel Foundation said Monday.

Mahathir and Modernity

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Malaysia's just-departed Premier Mahathir Mohammed was back in the media as a result of his recent disturbing anti-Semitic screed at the summit of the Organizat
TOVAH LADIER, A UPI Outside View commentary

Global View: Money from helicopters

The world's three main central bankers will cut the cost of obtaining money this month. How promising is the policy?
IAN CAMPBELL, UPI Chief Economics Correspondent

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, May 9 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. T

Bush's hard rain gonna fall

WASHINGTON, March 17 (UPI) -- Our economic reading for St. Patrick's Day comes from that well-known Wall Street analyst and Prophet-at-Large Mr. Robert Dylan -- "A hard rain's gonna fall."
MARTIN SIEFF, UPI Senior News Analyst

Analysis: The cost of coalition building-2

SKOPJE, Macedonia, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- The outlays on warfare will likely be dwarfed by the price tag of the avaricious constituents of President Bush's ramshackle coalition. Columnist Paul Krugman aptly christened this mass bribery, "The Martial Plan," in his column of Feb 21 in The New York
SAM VAKNIN, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

An Asian conundrum

WASHINGTON, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- On the first day of my graduate program in international affairs, we were taught a few simple principles to apply to everything we learned throughout our two ye
CLIFF SCHECHTER, A UPI Outside View Commentary

U.S. trade agenda in flux

ATHENS, Ohio, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Most people in the United States took little or no notice of this past November's presidential elections in Ecuador. Little ink or airtime was dedicated to the selection of the former army colonel that participated in a coup in 2000 to oust the unpopular
JASON TOCKMAN, A UPI Outside view commentary

Think tanks wrap-up II

WASHINGTON, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the second of two wrap-ups for November 22.

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks. This is the first of three wrap-ups for Nov. 11.
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