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  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 14 Friday, 31 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    MONDAY, FEB 3 WASHINGTON- Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson speaks at a documentary screening- 2230 GMT. TUESDAY, FEB 4 WINCHESTER, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond President Jeffrey Lacker speaks on "Economic Outlook, February 2014" economy before Shenandoah University students, faculty and staff and community leaders- 1330 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic events to Feb 13 Thursday, 30 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    FRIDAY, JAN 31 VIRGINIA, United States- U.S Treasury Secretary Jack Lew will meet the CCAM's business and university partners. FORTH WORTH, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas President Richard Fisher speaks on "Federal Reserve Operations and Economic Update" at a community forum hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas in Fort Worth, Texas- 1815 GMT.

  • DIARY - Top economic Events to Feb 12 Wednesday, 29 Jan 2014 | 7:01 PM ET

    THURSDAY, JAN 30 BERN- Bank of Italy's former Deputy Governor, Fabrizio Saccomanni, visits Switzerland. He will open the second forum for dialogue between Switzerland and Italy in the company of the Swiss President Didier Burkhalter.

  • UK porn ban: No sex please, we're British Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:57 AM ET

    As U.K. Internet surfers prepare for major changes to the availability of online porn, U.S. porn companies are scrambling to determine the consequences for their bottom lines.

  • Iceberg Picnic Goes Wrong for Tourists in Iceland Friday, 24 May 2013 | 4:02 PM ET
    A cellphone photo of the picnicking American tourist group before they were rescued from an ice slab that broke off in Iceland.

    A group of American tourists have been rescued from a drifting Icelandic iceberg that broke off from land as they were trying to picnic on it.

  • Icelanders Oust Government Over Austerity Sunday, 28 Apr 2013 | 3:28 AM ET

    Fatigued by years of austerity and swayed by promises of debt relief, Icelandic voters dumped the Social Democrats from power on Saturday,returning a center-right government that ruled over its financial collapse five years ago.

  • Three Countries Winning the 'Game of Thrones' Friday, 5 Apr 2013 | 1:23 PM ET

    Who's winning the "Game of Thrones?" As the Lannister and Stark clans battle it out, these three countries are cashing in.

  • Suicides, Disease: Europe's Sick Economy Costs Lives Wednesday, 27 Mar 2013 | 3:02 AM ET

    Europe's financial crisis is costing lives, with suicides and infectious diseases on the rise, yet politicians are not addressing the problem, health experts say.

  • The $2.3- billion project by the small, British company London Mining Plc would also bring diesel power plants, a road and a port near Greenland's capital Nuuk.

  • UK fraud office drops Kaupthing probe Monday, 15 Oct 2012 | 11:06 AM ET

    LONDON-- Britain's Serious Fraud Office has ended an investigation of Iceland's Kaupthing bank after concluding there was insufficient evidence to justify extending the three-year probe.

  • UPDATE 1-Iceland c.bank holds fire, eyes higher rates Wednesday, 3 Oct 2012 | 6:06 AM ET

    *Iceland c.bank keeps rates unchanged. STOCKHOLM, Oct 3- Iceland's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at 5.75 percent on Wednesday and said it expected to have to tighten policy in the near future as its economy recovers.

  • InterMune says Canada approves lung-disease drug Tuesday, 2 Oct 2012 | 5:16 PM ET

    BRISBANE, Calif.-- InterMune Inc. said Tuesday that Canadian regulators approved its lung-disease drug Esbriet. InterMune said Health Canada approved Esbriet as a treatment for mild-to-moderate idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults.

  • Japan Eases, Euro Slips, Iceland Steps Back Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 | 7:54 AM ET

    The Bank of Japan eases, euro traders take profits, and Iceland says later for the euro — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Greek Election will Yield a Hung Parliament     Thursday, 14 Jun 2012 | 6:37 PM ET

    Peter Morici, Professor, Robert H. Smith School of Business at University of Maryland says central banks are preparing for the Greek election to result in a hung parliament.

  • Greece's election hangs over the market, but the Aussie is undaunted — it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Aussie Falls on Rate Cut, Kiwi Slips on Trade Tuesday, 1 May 2012 | 7:26 AM ET

    A rate cut dents the Aussie dollar and economic blues hit the buck - it's time for your FX Fix.

  • Is Cold Hard Cash Getting a New Meaning? Tuesday, 13 Mar 2012 | 4:40 PM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    Support is growing for Iceland to adopt the currency of the Great White North.

  • How Bad Is the Euro? Ask Iceland Tuesday, 13 Dec 2011 | 1:58 PM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    Iceland's Progressive Party wants to stop trying to join the euro and adopt the Canadian dollar instead.

  • Iceland Tourism: Pancakes With the President? Wednesday, 26 Oct 2011 | 5:49 AM ET
    Iceland with Háteigskirkja Lutheran Church and mount Esja in distance.

    If you have interest in eating pancakes with a president, sushi with a mayor, or a footbath with a government minister, this may be the time to make a trip to Iceland.

  • Iceland: Lessons Learned     Tuesday, 20 Sep 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Olafur Ragnar Grimsson, president of Iceland, discusses how the country is making a comeback from the crisis of 2008.