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Twitter begins self-serve ads

Saturday 18 February '12

For years, Twitter has sought ways to expand its advertising revenue.
Google’s bid to be everything to everyone

Saturday 18 February '12

Rarely has any company put so much on the line as Google has with its purchase of struggling cellphone maker Motorola Mobility.
Speculators raise wagers on most commodity price gains in 17 months

Tuesday 10 January '12

Hedge funds raised their wagers on higher commodity prices by the most since July 2010 after signs of accelerating US growth bolstered optimism that demand for raw materials will strengthen.
Volkswagen-Suzuki battle gets worse

Saturday 24 September '11

Volkswagen AG, Europe’s largest carmaker, stood by its accusation that Suzuki Motor breached a partnership agreement, rejecting the Japanese company’s calls to restore its “honour.”
Slim loses $8 billion in just four days

Saturday 6 August '11

Carlos Slim, the world’s richest man, lost about $8 billion this week.
Perpetual bonds replace equity as Sensex tumbles

Saturday 6 August '11

India Inc is selling its first bonds with no fixed maturities instead of tapping equity investors at a time when the benchmark Sensitive Index is Asia’s second-worst performer.
How US ceded capitalism’s bastion

Thursday 7 July '11

Fate of the 219-year-old exchange will be sealed today.
Pandit’s payouts climb to $200 m

Saturday 2 July '11

Pandit isn’t the only Citigroup executive who has been waiting four years for the last round payouts.
Hedge funds raising bets on Asian mkts

Friday 3 June '11

Global hedge funds have reversed their 2008 retreat from Asia - world’s fastest-growing region.
India to Brazil: Rates to power defaults

Friday 3 June '11

For the first time since the global meltdown, banks in India and elsewhere fear defaults.
Naked auditors: Wall St still not cured

Friday 3 June '11

Women are still sexually intimidated, underpaid for work in male-dominated industry.
Climate change to hit global food output: UN

Saturday 28 May '11

Global food output may be hurt as climate change brings more extreme weather over the next decade, with China likely set for harsher droughts and North America getting heavier rain, said the World Met...
Debt may force builders to go for distress sale: Study

Friday 22 April '11

Developers will have to repay Rs 1.8-lakh cr debt to banks and other lenders over 3 years.
Bric stock rally may plunge

Wednesday 20 April '11

The longest rally in developing nation stocks since 1997 may be ending as higher interest rates in Brazil, Russia, India and China curb earnings growth.
Expenses crimp Google Q1 earnings

Saturday 16 April '11

Google has committed to hiring at least 6,200 workers this year.
Say hello to a new transparent social networking site

Friday 25 March '11

Bill Nguyen, who sold an online music company to Apple in 2009, has a new startup with a different mission: making the Internet less of a haven for anonymous bullying and websites secretly tracking us...
Indian stocks will get cheaper: Report

Tuesday 22 March '11

Indian stocks, Asia’s worst performers this year, are likely to become cheaper relative to Asian equities amid a slowdown in economic growth and global concerns such as higher oil prices, Credit Suiss...
Japan’s post-quake energy import surge will give a boost to Reliance

Sunday 13 March '11

Japan's strongest earthquake on record will boost global demand for natural gas, coal and oil products as production lost from damaged nuclear reactors and refineries is replaced.
Correction on Dalal St a good thing

Saturday 26 February '11

Chairman of Goldman Sachs AMC feels some correction in Indian market is a good thing since it wasn’t cheap.
Bennett, Coleman plans Esops, IPO

Thursday 17 February '11

Indu Jain’s Bennett, Coleman & Co is planning an initial public offering (IPO) in India.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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