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The corporate community needs to pay more attention to research since findings can lead to better decision-making.

That was the call made by Acolla Cameron, Head of the Management Studies Department, at UWI, which hosted its second Research Week.

Cameron said decisions should be based on data and actual research conducted by academics or...

Friday, June 10, 2011

ATHENS, Greece — Unemployment in debt-ridden Greece hit new record highs in March as government officials wrangled over tough new austerity measures required to tap vital international rescue funds.

Friday, June 10, 2011

HOUSTON—Exxon Mobil Corp has made two big new oil discoveries and a natural gas find in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, news that underscores the importance of the prolific basin to US crude output.

Friday, June 10, 2011

BRUSSELS—Pressed hard by outraged farmers, the European Union farm chief yesterday increased his offer of compensation for the E coli outbreak to €210 million (US$306 million).

Friday, June 10, 2011

WASHINGTON—Fitch Ratings says it might downgrade US debt if lawmakers fail to increase America's borrowing limit before the government runs out of money in August.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Overall market activity resulted from trading in 13 securities of which six advanced, three declined and four traded firm. Trading activity on the first tier market registered a volume of 54,754 shares crossing the floor of the Exchange valued at $731,171.33.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

NEW YORK—US stock indices closed lower yesterday, giving up earlier gains, after Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economic recovery remains uneven. Bernanke offered no new steps to stimulate growth.

Thursday, June 9, 2011

Independent senator Subhas Ramkhlewan says the T&T economy is still at standstill and plans by the People’s Partnership Government to kickstart the economy are doomed to fail.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

On the first day of trading under the new Volume Weighted Average Price, overall market activity resulted from trading in nine securities of which seven advanced, one declined and one traded firm.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Finance Minister Winston Dookeran says the fiscal policies outlined by the People’s Partnership Government a year ago have put T&T on a path to growth and results are already visible.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

NEW YORK—Stocks in the United States were lower for a fourth straight day with banks and energy companies leading the decline. Worries about a slowing economy also continued to weigh on the broader market Monday.

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