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2011-03-29 07:10:00

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Big Wave Surfing book has issued its first big wave alert (BWA) predicting the next financial crisis. Based upon an analysis of past financial crisis, the alert predicts the timing, and technology, behind the form and the size of the next financial meltdown. Ken Thurber, author of the new book Big Wave Surfing, Extreme Technology Development, Management, Marketing and Investing, says, "The crisis has already started and we need to...

2010-06-03 06:40:00

HIGH POINT, N.C., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- In the wake of the global economic meltdown in the fall of 2008, many people around the world have been asking "what happened" and "how do we keep it from happening again?" While the causes are now well known, there is still great debate over how to prevent a similar economic catastrophe in the future. In the new book, Why Too Big to Fail? (published by AuthorHouse), author and financial analyst Kaye Bonnick examines the history of financial...

2010-04-07 07:05:00

MIAMI, April 7 /PRNewswire/ -- With the childhood obesity epidemic finally at the front line, first lady Mrs. Obama has taken the initiative to do something about it, but what is she doing? The first lady Mrs. Obama started the Let's Move! Initiative and stated in a press conference "that the goal of the program is to reverse the trend toward childhood obesity in one generation." The office of the Surgeon General stated that "obese youth are more likely than youth of normal weight to...

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2009-07-18 18:21:08

Actress Mischa Barton's recent hospitalization did not cause the production delay of the U.S. TV series The Beautiful Life, sources say. The unidentified sources said Barton was hospitalized following a reported emotional meltdown, but it was a lack of completed sets that held up production, The Hollywood Reporter said Saturday. The CW drama series will follow the lives of several models living in New York. Production was scheduled to begin next Wednesday, but was pushed back to July 31. The...

2009-05-11 06:55:00

ORLANDO, Fla., May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- A Central Florida entrepreneur -- who says financial problems caused four of his colleagues to take their own lives in the last 15 months -- has started a local study group to help businessmen grow both personally and spiritually during America's economic meltdown. John Crossman, president of Crossman & Company, one of Central Florida's largest retail leasing and management firms, was already leading a men's Bible study when he made the decision to...

2009-03-31 06:55:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- A bestselling author whose 15 books have sold more than 5 million copies is taking an unusual approach with his latest work -- he's on a crusade, giving the book away to help people not only survive America's economic meltdown, but thrive emotionally and spiritually. Written by Dr. Patrick Morley, How to Survive the Economic Meltdown features 35 hard-earned spiritual, practical and financial survival strategies. Morley, who also wrote the critically...

2009-03-19 12:07:50

Historian Thomas Woods claims the current financial crisis can be squarely pegged as the result of bad policy and the actions of the U.S. Federal Reserve. Woods's new book, Meltdown, A Free-Market Look at Why the Stock Market Collapsed, the Economy Tanked, and Government Bailouts Will Make Things Worse, says the government created the housing bubble through lenient policies granted the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. and the Federal National Mortgage Association, CBS News reported Thursday....

2008-09-14 18:00:18

TRAVEL agents could go under in an industry-wide meltdown, a trade expert warned last night The collapse of XL and of a string of airlines in the face of high fuel prices and tough trading conditions would have knock-on effect, said Malcolm Preston of accountancy firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. He added: "I don't think XL will be the last victim. The trouble is now that travel agents may get into difficulties." Passengers should book with reputable firms covered by industry bodies such as...

2006-09-04 01:35:10

By Michael Paoletta NEW YORK (Billboard) - Northern Irish rockers Ash have swapped Guinness for Brooklyn lager and relocated to New York to craft their fifth album, due next spring. Frontman Tim Wheeler says the band -- now back to being an all-male trio after the departure of guitarist Charlotte Hatherley earlier this year -- spent so much time in the United States promoting its last album, "Meltdown," that the members decided they might as well live there. Wheeler and bassist Mark...


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