South Korea current account surplus steady at $7.91B in July

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Seoul, South Korea (4E) – South Korea posted unadjusted current account surplus of $7.91bn in July, according to the Bank of Korea report released Thursday. The figure was almost unchanged from the surplus of...
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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France unemployment rises 26K to 3.424M in July

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Paris, France (4E) – The unemployment rate in France reached a new record level in July, according to government data released Wednesday. The number of unemployed people in the country climbed 0.8 percent in July...
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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GfK survey: Germany consumer confidence likely to fall in September

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Berlin, Germany (4E) – Confidence by German consumers is forecast to fall in September due to geopolitical factors, according to a survey by a market research group released Wednesday, raising the concerns about...
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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Movie About The ‘Worst Movie Ever Made’ Is Getting Made

June Javelosa – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – Widely recognized as the Citizen Kane of bad movies, The Room became an unlikely cult hit by being known as that film ‘that’s so bad, it’s good.’ Tommy...
Posted On 27 Aug 2014
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New Zealand food price index down 0.7 percent in July

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Wellington, New Zealand (4E) – The food price index in New Zealand dropped 0.7 percent in July from the previous month, according to Statistics New Zealand report released Wednesday. The level missed...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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South Korea consumer sentiment index rises to 107.0 in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Seoul, South Korea (4E) – Consumer sentiment in South Korea improved in August with the Bank of Korea’s index for consumer confidence rose to 107.0 in August from 105.0 in July. In the same survey, consumer...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Chevron pegs price of Canadian oil project at USD1.5 billion

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Edmonton, Canada (4E) – One of the assets of Chevron Corp is the Duvernay shale formation in Canada. Now, it is in the process of searching for equity investors for the project. The projected amount needed for the...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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HP readies suit against Deloitte UK for audit issues with Autonomy purchase

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor London, England, United Kingdom (4E) – The lawyers for technology giant Hewlett Packard are preparing a lawsuit against Deloitte UK in its audit of Autonomy, the software company. The issue stems from allegations...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Fighting, fuel fires and fear in Tripoli

<img src="http://www.irinnews.org/images/ (IRIN) – Things are bad in Libya right now. Black smoke from a massive fuel depot fire has been lingering over the heads of the residents of the capital Tripoli for more than four weeks. While the smoke has lessened since...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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Report: Ashton Kutcher, Tim Allen Among TVs Highest Paid Actors in 2014

June Javelosa – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – Forbes has just released their yearly compilation of Hollywood’s highest paid actors in television and this year, it seems that funny men are at the top of the list. At...
Posted On 26 Aug 2014
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