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Top Ten Headlines of 2007

How did the world’s economy in 2007 look to the headline writers?

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Takeaways


There is perhaps no better way to recap 2007 than to look back at the year’s headlines. From the upturn in the eurozone economy to the falling dollar — and from the booming U.S. stock market to anxieties over the Chinese yuan — we present some of the year’s most significant economic and political developments.

June 30 headline in The Economist, on China’s president and Communist Party chief Hu Jintao:

March 30 headline in the Wall Street Journal, on the rapid increase in U.S. private federal contractors:

December 15 headline in the International Herald Tribune, on the positive impact the weak dollar has had on European tourism to the United States:

April 18 headline in the Financial Times, on growing income inequality in the United States:

January 29 headline in the Washington Post, on genetically modified organisms:

September 21 headline in the International Herald Tribune, on the declining fortunes of the U.S. dollar:

April 21 headline in the Wall Street Journal, on Nicolas Sarkozy’s ultimately successful campaign to become President of France:

December 20 headline in the Wall Street Journal, on the China Investment Corporation’s purchase of 10% of Morgan Stanley:

September 1 headline in the International Herald Tribune, on rising milk prices:

January 3 headline in the Wall Street Journal, on aggressive online sales techniques:

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