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January 2013 | Companies and Markets
Hewlett-Packard is in Need of Repair
Unluckily, the acquisition of the British software company Autonomy has become just another link in the chain of events that has led Hewlett-Packard to its current deplorable condition. Looking back over the company’s history, the past several years will probably ...

January 2013 | Companies and Markets
The map of the worlds most important economies is changing
Siemens AG, one of the biggest corporate players in the BRIC markets, is planning on building a stronger presence in developing countries in the “second wave” of development since they were first formed. The WEJ talked to the company’s President and CE...

December 2012 | Companies and Markets
Economizing Sets the Course
Consumer habits are changing because of the crisis and sometimes in rather bizarre ways. Car lovers are no exception. Feeling the financial pinch, people are enthusiastic about ideas that reduce the costs of purchasing, using, and maintaining cars. This frugality is lay...

December 2012 | Companies and Markets
Fraternal Business
Russian companies are expanding their reach into Balkan enterprises. Gazprom Neft is pouring more money into its Serbian subsidiary NIS every year, and Zarubezhneft has acquired a company in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

December 2012 | Companies and Markets
Vladimir Salakhutdinov: "Business Travel Expenses are One of the Best Investments for Companies"
Forecasts from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA ) agree, showing that the annual growth rate of business travel spending in Brazil, Russia, India, and China will continue to increase two to three times faster than in the United States, France, Germany, and t...

December 2012 | Companies and Markets
Wings from the East
Arab airlines are increasing their influence around the world today. Analysts attribute their success to geography, stat e support, an expansion of routes, and their high efficiency delivered at a low cost.

Going Around the Bend
November 2012 | Companies and Markets
While the volume of cars produced in the Old World is significantly decreasing, the Russian market is moving in the opposite direction. Various projections agree, showing that by the year 2014, Russia will become the biggest producer of cars in Europe.


Internet in the Palm of Your Hand
November 2012 | Companies and Markets
Investors have started showing an increasing interest in China’s mobile Internet. But the biggest question surrounding the market today is when this interest will start turning into profit. Experts say that this will happen somewhere around the middle term –...


Housing for Englishmen
November 2012 | Companies and Markets
The residential real estate market in Great Britain is currently in a state of stagnation. The government tried to revive it by eliminating some of the taxes associated with buying a house, but after a period of time, the effectiveness of the tax break dropped noticeabl...


We Cannot Allow Ourselves to Just Leave the Market
November 2012 | Companies and Markets
General Motors is not planning on selling Opel, regardless of the worsening economic crisis in Europe. At the same time, the American company is not reconsidering its plans to build an alliance with Peugeot-Citroen, a French company that is currently experiencing coloss...


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