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Recession no laughing matter for clown industry

In a global recession, being a clown is no laughing matter. That was the sombre verdict as the World Clown Association wrapped up its annual convention on Saturday after a decade which has seen their numbers dwindle. More than 230 clowns from the around……

Global economy faces ‘lost decade’: Russian minister

The world economy faces a lost decade of low growth even though it is still possible to stave off another global recession, Russia’s finance minister was quoted as saying on Saturday. “We are probably faced with a lost decade. It is already obvious that growth rates are going to be…

Gold hits record high near $1,900 an ounce

LONDON — Gold hit a record high near $1,900 an ounce in Monday trade as lingering fears of a fresh global recession caused dealers to snap up the precious metal regarded as a safe-haven investment. Gold struck an all-time peak of $1,894.80 on the London Bullion Market, beating its high…

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