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  • n. Alternative spelling of fallout.


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  • Lee McDarby of Investec Corporate Treasury predicts that currency will be in the spotlight this week, with the fall-out from the Italian austerity package leading to a "chorus of dejection" among investors. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • "The immediate fall-out from a Greek default should be manageable and much less damaging than that which followed the collapse of Lehmans," Capital Economics said in a report.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Even after Lehman and AIG collapsed a year later -- and Europe's economy crashed into slump -- it remained an article of faith in Berlin, Paris, and Rome that this was just fall-out from the Anglo-Saxon casino. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • And while we wish more time had been spent on the fun E.T. stuff, we wish even more that Pinsky hadn't tried so hard to trigger a sentimental response from Hagar over his fall-out with Eddie Van Halen.

    Watercooler: An Early Diagnosis of Dr. Drew's New Show

  • Simply put, many of the protestors are angered by the feeling that government hasn't done enough to stem the tide of economic fall-out caused by the last recession.

    Scott Stringer: Beyond the Protests: An American Story

  • If the general American public is left with the view that this debt ceiling crisis -- and any adverse economic fall-out affecting their living standards and job security -- was and is a product of Washington politics-as-usual, then the Right will already have won, no matter the detail of any compromise that is struck.

    David Coates: Washington Woes and the Problem of the Parrot

  • For context, if any other global news organization had been confronted with just one of those allegations this year, the fall-out would have been dramatic and widespread.

    Eric Boehlert: The Murdoch Cesspool

  • The increasing abundance of cheap natural gas, coupled with rising demand for the fuel from China and the fall-out from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan, may have set the stage for a "golden age of gas," the International Energy Agency said Monday.

    Natural Gas Entering 'Golden Age'

  • Concern about radioactive fall-out from the nuclear power stations that led to thousands being evacuated has added to the scale of the disaster, says Perwaiz.

    Japan's Strict Disaster Preparation Pays Off

  • Among Asian markets, Japan's Nikkei slumped 6.2% as the country struggled to deal with the fall-out of a powerful earthquake that struck its northern coast Friday and spawned a tsunami.

    India Shares End Higher on Weak Crude


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