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July 1, 2009

THE RECESSION'S OVER

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Remember, you read it here first: The recession ended on March 31. At least, that day ended the last quarter of declining real gross domestic product. Many people mark the onset of a recession by […] Read More

July 1, 2009

CHINA'S NEW OPPORTUNITY

To sustain growth, China must boost its domestic consumption. That won't be an easy task.

The prosperous face of the new Chinese consumer was on glittery display at the Shanghai Auto Show in April. The world’s major car companies, many that had made only token or no appearances at shows […] Read More

May 1, 2009

LINKS IN THE LONG CHAIN

The metals industry has experienced—and brought about—dramatic developments. Here are 100 significant events, from 1909 to today.

The nation was wrestling with the aftermath of a devastating financial panic and a much anticipated change in the White House as the first decade of a new century neared its end. Skepticism abounded among […] Read More