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Trichet retires after rough 8 years

Trichet retires after rough 8 years

Monday marks the last day on the job for European Central Bank President Jean-Claude Trichet, after a bumpy eight-year ride characterized by the Great Recession and Europe’s ongoing debt crisis.

Facebook joins the Arctic crowd

Facebook joins the Arctic crowd

The northern Scandinavian landscape is dotted with fjords, lingonberries and, if you believe some locals, elves. But another sight is increasingly common on the Arctic horizon: data centers.

Massive hack hit 760 companies

Massive hack hit 760 companies

A massive cyberattack that led to a vulnerability in RSA’s SecurID tags earlier this year also victimized Google, Facebook, Microsoft and many other big-named companies, according to a new analysis released this week.

Finally, Europe has a deal

Finally, Europe has a deal

European Union leaders announced an agreement early Thursday on debt crisis measures, including a hard-fought deal with private sector investors to write down Greek bonds by 50%.

Gold prices shining again

Gold prices shining again

Gold seems to be regaining its luster. The precious metal has rallied more than $100 in less than a week as investors turn to the precious metal as a safe haven amid concerns about Europe and signs of slow global economic growth.