- Japanese Stocks Rise as Government Weakens Yen – BusinessWeek.com: Japanese stocks rebounded in a whiplash session after the government intervened in the foreign-exchange market to weaken the yen from a 15-year high, boosting the earnings outlook for exporters.
- U.K. Jobless Claims Rise for First Time Since January – BusinessWeek.com: U.K. jobless claims unexpectedly increased in August for the first time in seven months, a sign the economic recovery may be faltering just as the government starts the country’s biggest austerity drive since World War II.
- China Struggles to Meet Energy Efficiency Goals – NYTimes.com: Despite massive investment in new technologies, China is finding it difficult to make its economy more energy efficient, a senior official said Thursday.
- How to Look at Data Objectively – WomenEntrepreneur.com: Anyone who owns or manages a business knows that making tough decisions is at the core of the job. And in a milieu marked by instantaneous communication and the strain of recession, the decisions just keep getting more difficult.
- 10 Money Facts We Bet You Didn’t Know – CNNMoney.com: At WalletPop, we believe everyone should be well-versed in all things money. We want everyone to know how to balance their checkbook, how to create (and stick!) to a monthly budget and how to save on groceries.