Editorial Addendum to Issue 60: Snapshot of the Global Economy, Summer 2009

Richard Waller collects images and links describing economic conditions in 2009.

The snapshot taken from a high-level page from the BBC News economy pages on 31 July 2009 should give future readers a notion of the situation to which many Ariadne authors allude.

screenshot (90KB) : A snapshot of BBC Economy News stories as displayed on 31 July 2009

A snapshot of BBC Economy News stories as displayed on 31 July 2009

Listed here is a representative set of stories:

The layman's finance crisis glossary
10:45 GMT, Friday, 15 May 2009 11:45 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/magazine/7642138.stm

Timeline: Credit crunch to downturn
08:07 GMT, Thursday, 11 June 2009 09:07 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/7521250.stm

US states face budget meltdowns
11:29 GMT, Thursday, 2 July 2009 12:29 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8130318.stm

China stocks fall on bubble fears
10:17 GMT, Wednesday, 29 July 2009 11:17 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8173746.stm

US goods orders suffer sharp fall
13:29 GMT, Wednesday, 29 July 2009 14:29 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8174990.stm

German unemployment rises in July
12:46 GMT, Thursday, 30 July 2009 13:46 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8176603.stm

Japan jobless at six-year record
06:31 GMT, Friday, 31 July 2009 07:31 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8177646.stm

'$10 trillion' credit crunch cost
08:44 GMT, Friday, 31 July 2009 09:44 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8177814.stm

19,000 shops 'closed this year'
13:03 GMT, Friday, 31 July 2009 14:03 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8177502.stm

Pace of US economic decline eases
15:15 GMT, Friday, 31 July 2009 16:15 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8178430.stm

British Airways makes £148m loss
16:12 GMT, Friday, 31 July 2009 17:12 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8177647.stm

UK savers get £21bn compensation
17:58 GMT, Friday, 31 July 2009 18:58 UK
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/8179096.stm

Editor, Ariadne

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Thursday, 30 July 2009
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