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World Markets Mixed: 'Fasten Your Seatbelts'

US turmoil continues to roil world's market; central banks act to insure liquidity

(Newser) - A huge cash injection into global money markets by central banks and the buyout of British lender HBOS by Lloyds-TSB eased some investor worries and pushed European stocks slightly higher today, reports the New York Times. But concerns about the ongoing crisis in the US continued to batter Asian stocks... More »

Fire Ravages London Landmark

Camden Town is a big draw for tourists, celebrities

(Newser) - A huge fire has devastated the popular market area of Camden Town, a tourist attraction in north London that was filled with weekend revelers when the blaze broke out, the Guardian reports. No casualties were reported; the fire took 3-plus hours to put down. The site, which mixes open-air markets,... More »

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