crises crises  /ˈkraɪ siz/


  1. (n) an unstable situation of extreme danger or difficulty
  2. (n) a crucial stage or turning point in the course of something


  1. Without them, there will continue to be frequent severe economic crises in different parts of the world.
  2. This is the case for crises in the past and will be the case for crises in the future.
  3. Europe's economic and political crisis was reflected in the crises of five cabinets those of Greece, Italy, Belgium, Rumania and the Polish Government in Exile.


  1. Humans are happier when they do the right thing; It also helps them overcome difficulties

    Communities that stick together and do good for others cope better with crises and are happier for it, according to a new study. Part of the reason for this greater resilience is the fact that humans are more than simply social beings, they are so-called 'pro-social' beings. In other words, they get happiness not just from doing things with others, but from doing things both with and for others.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Riksbank Wants Responsibility for Tools to Prevent Financial Crises -Report

    Riksbank Wants Responsibility for Tools to Prevent Financial Crises -Report
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

  3. Swedish central bank bids for role as guardian against bank crises

    STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden's central bank put in a bid on Monday to lead a new body to head off future financial crises, putting it at odds with other regulators and underlining its concern about threats ...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. "If there's one thing that I regret this year it's that we were so busy just getting stuff done and dealing with the immediate crises that were in front of us that I think we lost some of that sense of speaking directly to the American people about...
    on Jan 21, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Hill

  2. "Unless we properly manage this issue, this could trigger a cascade of other challenges and crises affecting not just social and economic issues, but also political and security issues," Ban said following talks in London with British Prime...
    on Oct 12, 2005 By: Ban Ki-moon Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "History is full of examples in which policy responses to financial crises have been slow and inadequate, often resulting ultimately in greater economic damage and increased fiscal costs," Bernanke said. "In this episode, by contrast,...
    on Aug 21, 2009 By: Ben Bernanke Source:

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