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    Posted: 1/11/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    President Barack Obama, accompanied by leaders from the private sector and the government, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11,2012, to encourage companies to insource and invest in America. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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    Posted: 1/11/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    President Barack Obama, accompanied by leaders from the private sector and the government, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, to encourage companies to insource and invest in America. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
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    Posted: 1/11/2012 6:10:46 PM EST
    President Barack Obama, accompanied by leaders from the private sector and the government, speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 11,2012, to encourage companies to insource and invest in America. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
  •  - A poster showing Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is seen in a state-run factory as seamstresses sew Cuban flags in Havana

    A poster showing Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is seen in a state-run factory as seamstresses sew Cuban flags in Havana

    Posted: 12/27/2011 12:45:31 PM EST
    A poster showing Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro is seen in a state-run factory as seamstresses sew Cuban flags in Havana December 27, 2011. Cuba will open up more of the country's retail services to the private sector next year, allowing Cubans to operate various services such as appliance and watch repair, and locksmith and carpentry shops, official media reported on Monday. The measures are the latest by President Raul Castro in his attempt to reinvigorate Cuba's struggling Soviet-style economy by reducing the role of the state and encouraging more private initiative. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A man repairs a rice cooker at a state workshop in Havana

    A man repairs a rice cooker at a state workshop in Havana

    Posted: 12/27/2011 12:44:08 PM EST
    A man repairs a rice cooker at a state workshop in Havana December 27, 2011. Cuba will open up more of the country's retail services to the private sector next year, allowing Cubans to operate various services such as appliance and watch repair, and locksmith and carpentry shops, official media reported on Monday. The measures are the latest by President Raul Castro in his attempt to reinvigorate Cuba's struggling Soviet-style economy by reducing the role of the state and encouraging more private initiative. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A watchmaker works at a state workshop in Havana

    A watchmaker works at a state workshop in Havana

    Posted: 12/27/2011 12:42:20 PM EST
    A watchmaker works at a state workshop in Havana December 27, 2011. Cuba will open up more of the country's retail services to the private sector next year, allowing Cubans to operate various services such as appliance and watch repair, and locksmith and carpentry shops, official media reported on Monday. The measures are the latest by President Raul Castro in his attempt to reinvigorate Cuba's struggling Soviet-style economy by reducing the role of the state and encouraging more private initiative. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A technician repairs a television at a state workshop in Havana

    A technician repairs a television at a state workshop in Havana

    Posted: 12/27/2011 12:41:33 PM EST
    A technician repairs a television at a state workshop in Havana December 27, 2011. Cuba will open up more of the country's retail services to the private sector next year, allowing Cubans to operate various services such as appliance and watch repair, and locksmith and carpentry shops, official media reported on Monday. The measures are the latest by President Raul Castro in his attempt to reinvigorate Cuba's struggling Soviet-style economy by reducing the role of the state and encouraging more private initiative. REUTERS/Enrique de la Osa (CUBA - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Greece's Finance Minister Venizelos addresses the audience during a conference in Athens

    Greece's Finance Minister Venizelos addresses the audience during a conference in Athens

    Posted: 12/20/2011 10:41:21 AM EST
    Greece's Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos addresses the audience during a conference in Athens December 20, 2011. Talks between authorities and banks over a deal to restructure private sector holdings of Greek bonds were getting nearer to a deal, Venizelos said on Tuesday. REUTERS/Yiorgos Karahalis (GREECE - Tags: BUSINESS POLITICS)
  •  - Italy's PM Monti appears as a guest on a television show in Rome

    Italy's PM Monti appears as a guest on a television show in Rome

    Posted: 12/7/2011 6:29:07 PM EST
    Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti appears as a guest on the RAI television show Porta a Porta (Door to Door) in Rome December 6, 2011. Monti, who is trying to push through a tough austerity package he says is vital for the country's financial salvation, faced two calls for national strikes and saw a dip in his public support on Wednesday. The three main trade union confederations, after divisive dithering over their individual responses, announced a joint national three-hour strike in the private sector for December 12. Picture taken December 6, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Italy's PM Monti appears as a guest on a television show in Rome

    Italy's PM Monti appears as a guest on a television show in Rome

    Posted: 12/7/2011 6:08:15 PM EST
    Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti appears as a guest on the RAI television show Porta a Porta (Door to Door) in Rome December 6, 2011. Monti, who is trying to push through a tough austerity package he says is vital for the country's financial salvation, faced two calls for national strikes and saw a dip in his public support on Wednesday. The three main trade union confederations, after divisive dithering over their individual responses, announced a joint national three-hour strike in the private sector for December 12. Picture taken December 6, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS BUSINESS CIVIL UNREST)
  •  - Italy's PM Monti arrives for his appearance as a guest on a television show in Rome

    Italy's PM Monti arrives for his appearance as a guest on a television show in Rome

    Posted: 12/7/2011 6:04:55 PM EST
    Italy's Prime Minister Mario Monti arrives for his appearance as a guest on the RAI television show Porta a Porta (Door to Door) in Rome December 6, 2011. Monti, who is trying to push through a tough austerity package he says is vital for the country's financial salvation, faced two calls for national strikes and saw a dip in his public support on Wednesday. The three main trade union confederations, after divisive dithering over their individual responses, announced a joint national three-hour strike in the private sector for December 12. Picture taken December 6, 2011. REUTERS/Max Rossi (ITALY - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Protesters carry placards as they march against austerity through central Brussels

    Protesters carry placards as they march against austerity through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 8:08:00 AM EST
    Protesters carry placards as they march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM - Tags: CONFLICT BUSINESS POLITICS)
  •  - A protester holds an umbrella during a march through central Brussels

    A protester holds an umbrella during a march through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 7:56:17 AM EST
    A protester holds an umbrella with the name of Belgium's Francophone Socialist party (PS) President Elio Di Rupo during a march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A protester lights a flare during a march through central Brussels

    A protester lights a flare during a march through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 7:54:25 AM EST
    A protester lights a flare during a march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A protester holds a placard that reads "Don't touch my pension" during a march through central Brussels

    A protester holds a placard that reads "Don't touch my pension" during a march through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 7:32:30 AM EST
    A protester holds a placard that reads "Don't touch my pension" during a march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A protester holds a broom during a march through central Brussels

    A protester holds a broom during a march through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 7:31:34 AM EST
    A protester holds a broom during a march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - Protesters march through central Brussels

    Protesters march through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 7:29:05 AM EST
    Protesters march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir (BELGIUM - Tags: CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT)
  •  - A protester dressed as Belgium's chief negotiator in charge of forming a cabinet Di Rupo takes part in a demonstration through central Brussels

    A protester dressed as Belgium's chief negotiator in charge of forming a cabinet Di Rupo takes part in a demonstration through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 6:57:38 AM EST
    A protester, dressed as Belgium's chief negotiator in charge of forming a cabinet Elio Di Rupo (C), takes part in a demonstration through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: CONFLICT BUSINESS POLITICS)
  •  - A protester dressed as Belgium's chief negotiator in charge of forming a cabinet Di Rupo takes part in a demonstration through central Brussels

    A protester dressed as Belgium's chief negotiator in charge of forming a cabinet Di Rupo takes part in a demonstration through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 6:56:39 AM EST
    A protester, dressed as Belgium's chief negotiator in charge of forming a cabinet Elio Di Rupo (C), takes part in a demonstration through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Thierry Roge (BELGIUM - Tags: CONFLICT BUSINESS POLITICS)
  •  - Protesters carry placards as they march through central Brussels

    Protesters carry placards as they march through central Brussels

    Posted: 12/2/2011 6:50:50 AM EST
    Protesters carry placards as they march through central Brussels December 2, 2011. Tens of thousands of public and private sector workers, employees and trade union members protested over austerity measures to be taken by the new government which will soon be in place more than 500 days after the country's general elections. REUTERS/Yves Herman (BELGIUM - Tags: CONFLICT BUSINESS POLITICS)