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Recession-Proof Sports Leagues

by Greg McFarlane Whether you call it a slowdown, a holding pattern or the dreaded R-word, it’s not exactly news that our economy is in something of a bad way. It stands to reason that entertainment and other frivolities would be among the first items people would cut from their budgets. So why is it business-more-or-less-as-usual [...]
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A New Study Has Some Bad News About The Big Slowdown In Healthcare Spending

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (last month)

The primary reason for the incredible slowdown in healthcare spending growth has been due to a sluggish economy, according to a new study from Northwestern University researchers. The study, published in Health Affairs this week, su... Read Post

China Growth Worries Rattle Asian Stocks, Aussie Dollar

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Clusterstock (3 hours ago)

By Ian Chua SYDNEY (Reuters) - Asian stocks stumbled to a five-week low on Monday after a batch of disappointing data out of China raised the specter of a sharp slowdown in the world's second-biggest economy. The Australian dollar, ... Read Post

NOURIEL ROUBINI: Recession In Europe, Anemic Growth In The United States, And A Sharp Slowdown In China

Business & Finance : Business Insider: Money Game (3 years ago)

The outlook for the global economy in 2012 is clear, but it isn’t pretty: recession in Europe, anemic growth at best in the United States, and a sharp slowdown in China and in most emerging-market economies. Asian economies are expo... Read Post

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