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HAITI-FUEL/
RTX6RNKS
April 14, 2019
A man fills containers with fuel that is sold on the black market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
A man fills containers with fuel that is sold on the black market in Port-au-Prince
A man fills containers with fuel that is sold on the black market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 24, 2019. Picture taken February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
HAITI-FUEL/
RTX6RNKK
April 14, 2019
A man prepares containers filled with fuel that is sold on the black market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti,...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
A man prepares containers filled with fuel that is sold on the black market in Port-au-Prince
A man prepares containers filled with fuel that is sold on the black market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, February 24, 2019. Picture taken February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado
PORTUGAL-LAKE/BUSINESS
RTS1ZCGG
August 30, 2018
Rows of sunflowers are seen on a cereal intensive farm near Portel, Portugal, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael...
PORTEL, Portugal
The Wider Image: Portugal seduces parched investors with water
Rows of sunflowers are seen on a cereal intensive farm near Portel, Portugal, August 2, 2018. REUTERS/Rafael Marchante SEARCH "MARCHANTE ALQUEVA" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES. TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY.
FRANCE-AGRICULTURE
RTX6B7EO
July 14, 2018
A Chinese tourist takes a picture in a lavender field in Valensole, France, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eric...
VALENSOLE, France
A Chinese tourist takes a picture in a lavender field in Valensole
A Chinese tourist takes a picture in a lavender field in Valensole, France, July 13, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
GLOBAL-MUSIC/
RTX5FZO9
April 04, 2018
A sequencer and keyboard are displayed at a music store in Singapore April 3, 2018. Picture taken April...
Singapore, Singapore
A sequencer and keyboard are displayed at a music store in Singapore
A sequencer and keyboard are displayed at a music store in Singapore April 3, 2018. Picture taken April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White
GLOBAL-MUSIC/
RTX5FZN5
April 04, 2018
An electric keyboard is shown on display at a store in Singapore April 3, 2018. Picture taken April...
Singapore, Singapore
An electric keyboard is shown on display at a store in Singapore
An electric keyboard is shown on display at a store in Singapore April 3, 2018. Picture taken April 3, 2018. REUTERS/Thomas White
NORTHKOREA-CHANGE/
RTX1TPUV
October 29, 2015
People use North Korean won and U.S. dollars to buy inflatable clappers at a black market exchange rate...
Pyongyang, North Korea
People use North Korean won and U.S. dollars to buy inflatable clappers before a football match at the...
People use North Korean won and U.S. dollars to buy inflatable clappers at a black market exchange rate before a football match at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang October 8, 2015. Picture taken October 8, 2015. To match Insight NORTHKOREA-CHANGE/ REUTERS/Damir Sagolj
YEMEN-SECURITY/SHIPPING
RTX1JKR3
July 08, 2015
A man sells black market fuel amid an acute shortage of fuel in Sanaa, Yemen, July 1, 2015. Yemen is...
Sanaa, Yemen
A man sells black market fuel amid an acute shortage of fuel in Sanaa
A man sells black market fuel amid an acute shortage of fuel in Sanaa, Yemen, July 1, 2015. Yemen is running critically short of imported food and fuel as war has cut internal supply lines and a near-blockade by Saudi-led naval forces has held up shipping to the country, the Arab world's poorest even before fighting erupted. Picture taken July 1, 2015. REUTERS/Mohamed al-Sayaghi
HONGKONG-CHINA/
RTR49M1E
October 10, 2014
A man walks past a sign on a road blocked by pro-democracy protesters at the financial Central district...
Hong Kong, China
A man walks past a sign on a road blocked by pro-democracy protesters at the financial Central district...
A man walks past a sign on a road blocked by pro-democracy protesters at the financial Central district in Hong Kong October 10, 2014. Hong Kong student protesters said on Friday they were determined to maintain their campaign for full democracy, undaunted by the city government's rejection of talks aimed at defusing a standoff that has shaken communist China's capitalist hub. REUTERS/Bobby Yip (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
APPLE-IPHONE/
RTR46U5F
September 19, 2014
A man (R) counts banknotes to purchase the newly released iPhone 6, outside an Apple store in Hong Kong...
Hong Kong, China
A man counts banknotes to purchase the newly released iPhone 6, outside an Apple store in Hong Kong
A man (R) counts banknotes to purchase the newly released iPhone 6, outside an Apple store in Hong Kong September 19, 2014. According to the people buying the phones outside the store, they are planning to sell their newly purchased phones in mainland China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TELECOMS)
APPLE-IPHONE/
RTR46U4P
September 19, 2014
A man (L) who has just bought an iPhone 6 from an Apple store, resells the newly released smart phone...
Hong Kong, China
A man who has just bought an iPhone 6 from an Apple store, resells the newly released smart phone in...
A man (L) who has just bought an iPhone 6 from an Apple store, resells the newly released smart phone to another man outside the store in Hong Kong September 19, 2014. According to the people buying the phones outside the store, they are planning to sell their newly purchased phones in mainland China. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu (CHINA - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY TELECOMS)
FRANCE/
RTR3IU13
March 27, 2014
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 152 metre Ariane Tower at La Defense...
Nanterre, France
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 152 metre Ariane Tower at La Defense...
French climber Alain Robert, also known as "Spiderman", scales the 152 metre Ariane Tower at La Defense financial and business district outside Paris March 27, 2014. REUTERS/Charles Platiau (FRANCE - Tags: SOCIETY SPORT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
SINGAPORE/
RTX12NGS
August 16, 2013
A worker cleans the glass facade of a mall in Singapore August 16, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE...
Singapore, Singapore
A worker cleans the glass facade of a mall in Singapore
A worker cleans the glass facade of a mall in Singapore August 16, 2013. REUTERS/Edgar Su (SINGAPORE - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AUSTRALIA-POLITICS/FRONTIER
RTX12366
July 28, 2013
Mining operations can be seen at the Rio Tinto alumina refinery and bauxite mine in Gove, also known...
Darwin, Australia
Mining operations can be seen at the Rio Tinto alumina refinery and bauxite mine in Gove
Mining operations can be seen at the Rio Tinto alumina refinery and bauxite mine in Gove, also known as Nhulunbuy, located 650 kilometers (404 miles)east of Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory July 16, 2013. The frontrunner to become Australia’s next prime minister, Tony Abbott, holds ambitious plans to develop the country's sparse and inhospitable north by 2030 to attract a new wave of mining investment and boost agricultural exports to Asia. Picture taken July 16, 2013. REUTERS/David Gray (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS POLITICS)
PORTUGAL-SPENDING/
RTXZ9B2
May 03, 2013
A farm worker walks next to crops growing in a farmed field in Carvoeira, 40 km (25 miles) north of Lisbon...
Carvoeira, Portugal
A farm worker walks next to crops growing in a farmed field in Carvoeira, 40 km (25 miles) north of Lisbon...
A farm worker walks next to crops growing in a farmed field in Carvoeira, 40 km (25 miles) north of Lisbon May 3, 2013. Portugal's planned new spending cuts, to be detailed later on Friday, could run into the same problems which led the constitutional court to reject some earlier austerity measures, the European Commission warned. REUTERS/Jose Manuel Ribeiro (PORTUGAL - Tags: AGRICULTURE BUSINESS POLITICS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
JAPAN-ECONOMY/TANKAN
RTR3BJUP
December 14, 2012
A woman looks at highrise buildings in Tokyo December 13, 2012. Japanese business sentiment worsened...
Tokyo, Japan
A woman looks at highrise buildings in Tokyo
A woman looks at highrise buildings in Tokyo December 13, 2012. Japanese business sentiment worsened for a second straight quarter in the three months to December and will barely improve early next year, a central bank survey showed, as the global slowdown and a territorial row with China hit the export-reliant economy. Picture taken December 13, 2012. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS)
BRITAIN/
RTR3BG8D
December 11, 2012
A worker collects orders at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Rugeley, central England December 11, 2012....
RUGELEY, United Kingdom
A worker collects orders at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Rugeley, central England
A worker collects orders at Amazon's fulfilment centre in Rugeley, central England December 11, 2012. REUTERS/Phil Noble (BRITAIN - Tags: BUSINESS)
GERMANY-IFO/
RTR38CO0
September 24, 2012
Containers and cars are loaded on freight trains at the railroad shunting yard in Maschen near Hamburg...
Hamburg, Germany
Containers and cars are loaded on freight trains at the railroad shunting yard in Maschen near Hamburg...
Containers and cars are loaded on freight trains at the railroad shunting yard in Maschen near Hamburg September 23, 2012. Germany's relative resilience to the euro zone crisis has been steadily fraying as its firms see falling demand for their products from key European partners and signs of a slowdown in other markets. The Munich-based Ifo institute said on Monday its business climate index, based on a monthly survey of some 7,000 firms, fell to 101.4 in September from 102.3 in August, defying expectations for a slight rise. Picture taken September 23. REUTERS/Fabian Bimmer (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS MARITIME)
NEPAL/
RTR37H2V
September 04, 2012
Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, looks in...
Kavre, Nepal
Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, looks in...
Man Bahadur Tamang, 51, who sold his kidney for 64,000 Nepalese rupees ($727) due to poverty, looks in the mirror as he combs his hair at his home in Kavre September 4, 2012. According to the Kavre District Health Officer Dr Arjun Prasad Sapkota, about 150 villagers from two to three villages in Kavre district have gone to neighbouring India to sell their kidney due to poverty and a lack of awareness in health education. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY POVERTY)
NEPAL/
RTR37H2K
September 04, 2012
Krishna Bahadur Bajagai, 60, who sold his kidney due to poverty, lifts his shirt to show the incision...
Kavre, Nepal
Krishna Bahadur Bajagai, 60, who sold his kidney due to poverty, lifts his shirt to show the incision...
Krishna Bahadur Bajagai, 60, who sold his kidney due to poverty, lifts his shirt to show the incision scar from the operation, in Kavre September 4, 2012. Bajagai says he had agreed to sell his kidney, but was later cheated by the broker and did not receive any payment after the operation in India. According to the Kavre District Health Officer Dr Arjun Prasad Sapkota, about 150 villagers from two to three villages in Kavre district have gone to neighbouring India to sell their kidney due to poverty and a lack of awareness in health education. REUTERS/Navesh Chitrakar (NEPAL - Tags: HEALTH SOCIETY POVERTY)
INDIA-BIHAR/
RTR2X3NN
January 31, 2012
A labourer works at a factory under construction at Hajipur industrial park on the outskirts of the eastern...
Patna, India
To match Insight INDIA-BIHAR/
A labourer works at a factory under construction at Hajipur industrial park on the outskirts of the eastern Indian city of Patna, in Bihar state January 21, 2012. When India launched reforms to open up its state-stifled economy 20 years ago, many states surged ahead, leaving behind the 3.5 percent "Hindu rate of growth" that had plagued the decades after the country's independence from Britain in 1947, and with it Bihar. Picture taken January 21, 2012. To match Insight INDIA-BIHAR/ REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CONSTRUCTION)
INDIA-ECONOMY/GDP
RTR2UN6P
November 30, 2011
Workers hold iron rods at the construction site of a bridge on the river Tawi in Jammu November 30, 2011....
Jammu, India
Workers hold iron rods at the construction site of a bridge on the river Tawi in Jammu
Workers hold iron rods at the construction site of a bridge on the river Tawi in Jammu November 30, 2011. India's economy grew at its weakest pace in more than two years in the quarter that ended in September, revealing the heavy toll that stubbornly high inflation, rising interest rates and crisis-hit global capital markets are having on Asia's third-biggest economy. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERD KASHMIR - Tags: BUSINESS CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYMENT)
GEORGIA/
RTR2U4RY
November 17, 2011
A shop assistant selling household items, reads a newspaper during a slow spell in the Georgian capital...
Tbilisi, Georgia
A shop assistant reads a newspaper during a slow spell in the Georgian capital Tbilisi
A shop assistant selling household items, reads a newspaper during a slow spell in the Georgian capital Tbilisi, November 17, 2011. REUTERS/David Mdzinarishvili (GEORGIA - Tags: SOCIETY BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
QANTAS/
RTR2TEHF
October 30, 2011
A woman reads her book at the check-in lines of a Johannesburg-bound Qantas flight at Perth international...
Perth, Australia
A woman reads her book at the check-in lines of a Johannesburg-bound Qantas flight at Perth international...
A woman reads her book at the check-in lines of a Johannesburg-bound Qantas flight at Perth international airport October 30, 2011. Tens of thousands of stranded Qantas Airways passengers are pinning their hopes on a government-appointed tribunal on Sunday ordering an end to the industrial action that grounded the Australian national carrier's entire fleet. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: TRANSPORT BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-ECONOMY/INFLATION
RTR2RZHD
September 29, 2011
A labourer smokes while taking a break from spreading maize crop to dry at a wholesale grain market in...
Chandigarh, India
A labourer smokes while taking a break from spreading maize crop to dry at a wholesale grain market in...
A labourer smokes while taking a break from spreading maize crop to dry at a wholesale grain market in the northern Indian city of Chandigarh September 29, 2011. India's food price index rose 9.13 percent in the year to September 17, government data on Thursday showed. REUTERS/Ajay Verma (INDIA - Tags: FOOD BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PAKISTAN/
RTR2NTZW
June 19, 2011
Men harvest sea salt at a salt field in Sandspit, about 18 km (11 miles) southwest of Karachi June 18,...
Karachi, Pakistan
Men harvest sea salt at a salt field in Sandspit
Men harvest sea salt at a salt field in Sandspit, about 18 km (11 miles) southwest of Karachi June 18, 2011. Sea salt is produced through solar evaporation of seawaters and is the smallest source of salt in Pakistan. Labourers earn about 600 Pakistan Rupees ($7) a day. The salts are sold commercially by contractors to different industries in Pakistan and overseas. Picture taken June 18, 2011. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT EMPLOYMENT SOCIETY)
RIOTINTO/
RTR2M09G
May 05, 2011
A train loaded with iron ore travels towards the Rio Tinto Parker Point iron ore facility in Dampier...
DAMPIER, Australia
A train loaded with iron ore travels towards the Rio Tinto Parker Point iron ore facility in Dampier
A train loaded with iron ore travels towards the Rio Tinto Parker Point iron ore facility in Dampier at the Pilbarra region in Western Australia April 20, 2011. Rio Tinto , the world's third-largest miner, expects global markets to remain fragile in the near term and sees itself in a strong position to weather any turbulence, its chairman said on May 5, 2011. Picture taken on April 20. REUTERS/Daniel Munoz (AUSTRALIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS)
HAITI
RTR2LZZJ
May 04, 2011
A man fills bottles of black market gasoline at a roadside stand in Port-au-Prince May 4, 2011. Higher...
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
A man fills bottles of black market gasoline at a roadside stand in Port-au-Prince
A man fills bottles of black market gasoline at a roadside stand in Port-au-Prince May 4, 2011. Higher oil/fuel prices are squeezing the small economies of the Caribbean which are still struggling to recover from the recent economic crisis. REUTERS/Swoan Parker (HAITI - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS ENERGY)
VENEZUELA-COFFEE/
RTXV19R
November 25, 2010
People order coffee at the "socialist" Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a nation...
Caracas, Venezuela
People order coffee at the "socialist" Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas
People order coffee at the "socialist" Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a nation of coffee connoisseurs, Venezuelans now have yet another variety to choose from at cafes -- "socialist" or "capitalist" brews. A state-run coffee shop chain has sprung up giving customers parallel price-lists to show them the wrongs of the free market and benefits of a state-controlled economy. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
VENEZUELA-COFFEE/
RTXV17U
November 25, 2010
A menu outside the "socialist" Cafe Venezuela displays the cafe's prices (R) as well as the "capitalist"...
Caracas, Venezuela
A menu outside the "socialist" Cafe Venezuela displays the cafe's prices as well as those charged elsewhere,...
A menu outside the "socialist" Cafe Venezuela displays the cafe's prices (R) as well as the "capitalist" prices (L) charged elsewhere, in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a nation of coffee connoisseurs, Venezuelans now have yet another variety to choose from at cafes -- "socialist" or "capitalist" brews. A state-run coffee shop chain has sprung up giving customers parallel price-lists to show them the wrongs of the free market and benefits of a state-controlled economy. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY FOOD)
VENEZUELA-COFFEE/
RTXV11R
November 24, 2010
People have a cup of coffee at socialist Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a...
Caracas, Venezuela
People have a cup of coffee at socialist Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas
People have a cup of coffee at socialist Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a nation of coffee connoisseurs, Venezuelans now have yet another variety to choose from at cafes -- "socialist" or "capitalist" brews. A state-run coffee shop chain has sprung up giving customers parallel price-lists to show them the wrongs of the free market and benefits of a state-controlled economy. At one of the Cafe Venezuela shops on the corner of a historic square of central Caracas, the menu offers a large coffee at 2.5 bolivars ($0.58) on the "socialist price" list. The menu also has the "capitalist price" charged elsewhere -- 5 bolivars. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: POLITICS)
VENEZUELA-COFFEE/
RTXV10E
November 24, 2010
Women have a cup of coffee at socialist Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a...
Caracas, Venezuela
Women have a cup of coffee at socialist Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas
Women have a cup of coffee at socialist Cafe Venezuela in downtown Caracas November 24, 2010. Long a nation of coffee connoisseurs, Venezuelans now have yet another variety to choose from at cafes -- "socialist" or "capitalist" brews. A state-run coffee shop chain has sprung up giving customers parallel price-lists to show them the wrongs of the free market and benefits of a state-controlled economy. At one of the Cafe Venezuela shops on the corner of a historic square of central Caracas, the menu offers a large coffee at 2.5 bolivars ($0.58) on the "socialist price" list. The menu also has the "capitalist price" charged elsewhere -- 5 bolivars. REUTERS/Jorge Silva (VENEZUELA - Tags: SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTRP9
October 23, 2010
Private motor yachts are docked at Gangplank Marina in Washington October 19, 2010. Economists are only...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Private motor yachts are docked at Gangplank Marina in Washington October 19, 2010. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Their early findings suggest inequality may not directly cause crises, but it can be a contributing factor. Picture taken October 19. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTQRA
October 22, 2010
Homeless gets ready to spend the night on a sidewalk two blocks from the White House in Washington, DC,...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Homeless gets ready to spend the night on a sidewalk two blocks from the White House in Washington, DC, in this December 15, 2009 file photograph. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken December 15, 2009. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/Files (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPNM
October 22, 2010
A homeless man who cannot speak, holds up a piece of paper explaining his reasons why so many people...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A homeless man who cannot speak, holds up a piece of paper explaining his reasons why so many people are homeless, in Washington October 21, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 21, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPNG
October 22, 2010
Homeless shelter resident Richard Paul, who used to be a construction worker, explains his recent leg...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Homeless shelter resident Richard Paul, who used to be a construction worker, explains his recent leg surgery while sitting in a park as people wait in line to purchase pizza from a pizza mobile in Washington October 21, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 21, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPND
October 22, 2010
A homeless man snoozes on a bench in a park in Washington October 21, 2010. In 2007, when the world was...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A homeless man snoozes on a bench in a park in Washington October 21, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 21, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPN7
October 22, 2010
A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, October 9, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 9, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPN4
October 22, 2010
Guests enjoy the warm weather on a private yacht on the Potomac River in Washington, September 6, 2010....
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Guests enjoy the warm weather on a private yacht on the Potomac River in Washington, September 6, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken September 6, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPN1
October 22, 2010
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October 17, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 17, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMZ
October 22, 2010
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, October 17, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 17, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMY
October 22, 2010
A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October 9, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 9, 2010. To match Feature USA-ECONOMY/ INEQUALITY. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMX
October 22, 2010
A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A bartender pours martinis on a yacht at the United States Sailboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October 9, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 9, 2010. To match Feature USA-ECONOMY/ INEQUALITY.To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMW
October 22, 2010
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October 17, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 17, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMV
October 22, 2010
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October...
Annapolis, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Visitors tour a motor yacht for sale at the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland October 17, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 17, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMT
October 22, 2010
Private motor yachts are docked at Gangplank Marina in Washington DC. October 19, 2010. In 2007, when...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Private motor yachts are docked at Gangplank Marina in Washington DC. October 19, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 19, 2010. To match Feature USA-ECONOMY/ INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITYWASHINGTON
RTXTPMQ
October 22, 2010
Harvey, a homeless man, begs for money along 14th Street in Washington, October 20, 2010. In 2007, when...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Feature USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Harvey, a homeless man, begs for money along 14th Street in Washington, October 20, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 20, 2010. To match Feature USA-ECONOMY/ INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Stelios Varias (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITYWASHINGTON
RTXTPMN
October 22, 2010
Harvey (R), a homeless man, begs for money along 14th Street in Washington October 20, 2010. In 2007,...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Harvey (R), a homeless man, begs for money along 14th Street in Washington October 20, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 20, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Stelios Varias (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITYWASHINGTON
RTXTPMM
October 22, 2010
Harvey, a homeless man, begs for money as he walks between cars along 14th Street in Washington October...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Harvey, a homeless man, begs for money as he walks between cars along 14th Street in Washington October 20, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 20, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Stelios Varias (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPML
October 22, 2010
A woman passes by a homeless man sitting on a bench in Washington, October 20, 2010. In 2007, when the...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A woman passes by a homeless man sitting on a bench in Washington, October 20, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 20, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Stelios Varias (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPMI
October 22, 2010
A homeless man lies on a retaining wall on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, October 6, 2010. In 2007,...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
A homeless man lies on a retaining wall on Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, October 6, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 6, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
RTXTPNB
October 21, 2010
Homeless men sleep in a park while people wait in line to purchase pizza from a pizza mobile in Washington...
Washington, UNITED STATES
To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY
Homeless men sleep in a park while people wait in line to purchase pizza from a pizza mobile in Washington October 21, 2010. In 2007, when the world was on the brink of financial crisis, U.S. income inequality hit its highest mark since 1928, just before the Great Depression. Economists are only beginning to study the parallels between the 1920s and the most recent decade to try to understand why both periods ended in financial disaster. Photo taken October 21, 2010. To match Special Report USA-ECONOMY/INEQUALITY. REUTERS/Molly Riley (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS SOCIETY)
THAILAND-RICE/INDONESIA
RTXTHVK
October 16, 2010
An aerial view shows a paddy field in Indonesia's West Java province, October 16, 2010. Indonesia's state...
Jakarta, Indonesia
An aerial view shows a paddy field in Indonesia's West Java province
An aerial view shows a paddy field in Indonesia's West Java province, October 16, 2010. Indonesia's state procurement body, Bulog, said on Wednesday it was still in talks to buy 200,000 tonnes of rice from Thailand, but traders and Thai government officials said it may not buy because of high prices. REUTERS/Beawiharta (INDONESIA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS FOOD AGRICULTURE)
GERMANY/
RTXSNKF
September 25, 2010
High voltage power lines are seen as the sun sets near the Staudinger coal power plant of German E.on...
Frankfurt, Germany
High voltage power lines are seen as the sun sets near the Staudinger coal power plant of German E.on...
High voltage power lines are seen as the sun sets near the Staudinger coal power plant of German E.on energy company in Grosskrotzenburg, 30 km (18 miles) south of Frankfurt, September 25, 2010. Staudinger is one of the world's largest coal power plants and delivers most of the energy needed in the Rhine-Main area around Frankfurt. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: ENERGY ENVIRONMENT BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MINING-VENEZUELA-GOLD/
RTR2H2PL
August 05, 2010
An illegal gold seller examines gold stones to determine its value at a black market near Tumeremo in...
TUMEREMO, Venezuela
An illegal gold seller examines gold stones to determine its value at a black market near Tumeremo
An illegal gold seller examines gold stones to determine its value at a black market near Tumeremo in Venezuela's southern Bolivar state July 14, 2010. Similar to the gold rush to California in the middle of the 19th century, the zone known as the Shield of Guyana that encompasses southern Venezuela, eastern Colombia, northern Brazil and all of Guyana, Surinam and French Guyana has turned into a center for gold mining. Picture taken July 14, 2010. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins (VENEZUELA - Tags: ENVIRONMENT SOCIETY BUSINESS)
SPAIN/
RTR2D52O
April 22, 2010
A woman wearing a traditional Sevillana dress looks into a stall at a fair in Seville, April 22, 2010....
Seville, Spain
A woman wearing a traditional Sevillana dress looks into a stall at a fair in Seville
A woman wearing a traditional Sevillana dress looks into a stall at a fair in Seville, April 22, 2010. The fair runs until April 25. REUTERS/Javier Barbancho (SPAIN - Tags: SOCIETY IMAGES OF THE DAY)
BRAZIL/
RTR2CC7R
April 01, 2010
Workers harvest soy on a farm in Correntina, Bahia April 1, 2010. Brazil's 2009/10 soybean production...
BAHIA, Brazil
Workers harvest soy on a farm in Correntina, Bahia
Workers harvest soy on a farm in Correntina, Bahia April 1, 2010. Brazil's 2009/10 soybean production is estimated to be 67.5 million tonnes. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (BRAZIL - Tags: BUSINESS AGRICULTURE)
JAPAN-ECONOMY/
RTR2BHKN
March 11, 2010
A man is reflected on a window in Tokyo March 11, 2010. Japan's economy grew less than initially estimated...
Tokyo, Japan
Man is reflected on a window in Tokyo
A man is reflected on a window in Tokyo March 11, 2010. Japan's economy grew less than initially estimated in the fourth quarter and a broad gauge of price trends hit a record negative reading, adding to pressure on the Bank of Japan to ease monetary policy further next week. REUTERS/Toru Hanai (JAPAN - Tags: BUSINESS)
GERMANY/
RTR2BESM
March 09, 2010
Two men walk past the headquarters of the German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post AG in Bonn...
Bonn, Germany
Two men walk past the headquarters of the German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post AG in Bonn
Two men walk past the headquarters of the German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post AG in Bonn March 9, 2010. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS)
GERMANY/
RTR2BESI
March 09, 2010
Two men walk past the headquarters of the German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post AG in Bonn...
Bonn, Germany
Two men walk past the headquarters of the German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post AG in Bonn
Two men walk past the headquarters of the German postal and logistics group Deutsche Post AG in Bonn March 9, 2010. REUTERS/Ina Fassbender (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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