Peter Coy

Bloomberg BusinessWeek

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Peter Coy on KCRW

The credit rating of Europe's second largest economy, France, was  downgraded  today by Standard & Poor's.

Euro Nations to Get Debt Downgrade

The credit rating of Europe's second largest economy, France, was downgraded today by Standard & Poor's.

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The  Federal Reserve  said today that economic recovery is slower than it expected, but it still plans to end the $600 billion bond-buying program designed to provide stimulation.

Fed Says It's Done Enough to Stimulate Weak Economy

The Federal Reserve said today that economic recovery is slower than it expected, but it still plans to end the $600 billion bond-buying program designed to provide stimulation.

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The big banks for precious metals have been meeting daily to set prices since 1897.  Now, gold has set an all-time record of $1518.20 an ounce, and silver's approaching the so-called…

Gold and Silver Prices Near Record Highs

The big banks for precious metals have been meeting daily to set prices since 1897.  Now, gold has set an all-time record of $1518.20 an ounce, and silver's approaching the so-called…

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