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  • US consumer confidence slumps

    The worsening global financial crisis has pounded consumer confidence in the United States. In… 28/10/08 20:11 CET

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  • Markets bounce back

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    The European Union is updating its legislation on consumer protection. It wants to ensure that… 28/10/08 17:05 CET

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