Tamer Shalash

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Europe to U.S. on Iran: You Snooze, You Lose

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani whizzed around Rome and Paris this week with dozens of Iranian CEOs in tow, signing deals worth billions of dollars …

Greek crisis: 'We rely on imports. Soon even the most basic goods won't be available’

Greece is facing a humanitarian crisis and business is likely to suffer because of capital controls, say Greek MPs and business owners<p>As one of Athens' top florists, Dimitra Tranou is the first port of call for anyone needing bouquets for a big fat Greek wedding.<p>On Monday, though, as her country …

Leftist politics have doomed Greece to collapse

It is always those in the middle -- and especially what Marxist intellectuals call the petit bourgeois, the aspiring, hard-working workers and savers -- who are hurt the hardest<p>It was Adam Smith who put it best. “There is a great deal of ruin in a nation”, he wrote in reply to an over-excited young …

Less than 10% of the money was used by the government for reforming its economy and safeguarding weaker members of society<p>Only a small fraction of the €240bn (£170bn) total bailout money Greece received in 2010 and 2012 found its way into the government’s coffers to soften the blow of the 2008 …

Economics

Greeks are rushing to Bitcoin

With bank doors slammed shut, frantic Greeks are turning to online trading platforms to see if the digital money Bitcoin is a better bet than the euro.<p>The world's largest Bitcoin exchanges tell CNNMoney they've seen a surge of business from Greece.<p>Ten times as many Greeks are registering to trade …

Bitcoin

Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

<i>Co-authored by Sergio Puig and Gregory Shaffer.</i><p>The Obama administration is poised to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement. If Congress passes the current trade promotion authority bill, the TPP will become subject to a simple up or down vote, without possibility for any amendment. …

Should Philip Morris Be Able to Sue Governments That Try to Curb Smoking?

<i>Police remove a woman protesting the Trans-Pacific Partnership during a Senate hearing in January. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)</i>Last week, Wikileaks …

Philip Morris Begins Selling Marlboro "M" Brand Marijuana Cigarettes In Colorado

Philip Morris Begins Selling Marlboro “M” Brand Marijuana Cigarettes In Colorado.<p>Phillip Morris, the world’s largest cigarette producer, announced …

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …