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Europe Risks 'Endless Depression' in Austerity Pursuit

European Union

After Portugal's rejection of the cost-cutting measures on which its bailout package depends, Invesco Perpetual's chief economist has added his voice to the anti-austerity camp, warning it could lead to "almost endless depression".

Thatcher's Stock Market Was Best Boom in 50 Years

Maggie In Hard Hat

U.K. stocks performed better during Margaret Thatcher's tenure compared to any other period of time over the last 50 years, delivering over 263 percent cumulative returns, according to research by Fidelity Investments.