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2011-05-23 12:25:00

CHICAGO, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Many developing countries are rapidly adopting cellphone technology as a means for delivering financial services to their citizens without a heavy investment in infrastructure. Now, a team of researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Georgetown University says important economic considerations loom on the horizon for policymakers, mobile banking companies and central banks. (Logo:...

2011-03-14 00:00:27

Amid speculation of a third bid for the Presidency, Congressman Ron Paul revealed that growing concerns over U.S. monetary policies would drive him into the race. In a no-holds-barred interview on KSCO AM 1080 with the host of The Costa Report, Rebecca Costa, Paul said, "I think the wave of the future is inflation. San Jose, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2011 Amid speculation of a third bid for the Presidency, Congressman Ron Paul revealed that growing concerns over U.S. monetary policies would...

2011-01-03 13:05:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "New Captains of Industry" (www.blogtalkradio.com/newcaptainsofindustry/) today announced the availability of an audio economic roundtable hosted on December 30, 2010 by market commentator, institutional fund manager and Chairman of the National Eagles and Angels Association, George Jarkesy. During this fascinating roundtable, Jarkesy engaged economists L. Randall Wray, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri, Kansas City and author of...

2009-11-30 17:47:00

FORT LEE, N.J., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Inflation Association today released the following statement to its www.inflation.us members:"Since the release of The Dollar Bubble, which has already been viewed over 142,000 times in less than one week, we have been overwhelmed with new NIAnswers questions. If you haven't received a response to your question yet, please be patient. We hope to catch up on our backlog of questions by the end of this week. Thank you to all NIA members...

2009-10-29 17:20:00

LIMA, Peru, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest, publicly-traded precious metals mining company, announced today its results for the third quarter 2009. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Buenaventura's Chief Executive Officer...

2009-02-26 18:01:00

LIMA, Peru, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Compania de Minas Buenaventura S.A.A. ("Buenaventura" or "the Company") (NYSE: BVN; Lima Stock Exchange: BUE.LM), Peru's largest publicly traded precious metals mining company, announced today its results for the fourth quarter 2008. All figures have been prepared according to Peruvian GAAP and are stated in U.S. dollars (US$). Comments from the Chief Executive Officer: Mr. Roque Benavides, Chief Executive Officer of Buenaventura,...

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2009-02-18 15:15:00

The Bank of England is likely to begin printing money to ward off deflation, a leading British economist said. The question is when will -- rather than will -- the Bank of England engage in quantitative easing, Howard Archer, chief economist at HIS Global Insight said to The Times of London. Minutes from the most recent Monetary Policy Committee meeting show the nine committee members agreed bank Gov. Mervyn King should write Chancellor of the Exchequer Alistair Darling to seek permission to...


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