World Bank cuts China, Indonesia growth estimate; warns of asset bubbles
SINGAPORE - The World Bank on Monday scaled back slightly its 2013 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and warned about possible over-heating in the region's larger economies that could stoke inflation and asset bubbles.
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PODCAST: Newsweek leaves the newsstand and barley gets decoded
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 10:11 Sean Gallup/Getty Images A new study from an international consortium of scientists says they have decoded the surprisingly complex genome of barley. December 31 will be the last paper issue of Newsweek magazine . Next year would have been Newsweek's 80th anniversary -- technically, it still will be, though by then it will be an online-only entity. At that point, its content will become even more closely entwined with the news and opinion web site The Daily Beast. Tina Brown merged the two in 2010, and became the top editor of both. This morning Brown indicated the end of the print edition at Newsweek will mean considerable job losses. Michael Isikoff , who reported for Newsweek from 1994 until 2010 and broke a number of the era's biggest cover stories, shares his thoughts on the end of Newsweek in print and what the magazine meant to staffers and readers over the years. Seasonally adjusted claims for unemployment insurance rose by 46,000 last week or about ...