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  • China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank

    China's 'soft landing,' as predicted by the World Bank
    After a superheated rise, China’s economy is starting to slow. Luckily, according to the World Bank, the Asian superpower is headed for a “soft landing” instead of a crash that could overwhelm the multitude of countries with which...
  • Spokesman: Clinton not seeking World Bank presidency

    A spokesman for Hillary Clinton swiftly and emphatically denied a report Thursday that the secretary of state was considering stepping down to seek the World Bank presidency in 2012. Reuters cited three unnamed sources in its report that Clinton was open...
  • Obama administration wants assistance package for workers before moving trade deals

    Reporting from Washington -- President Obama won't send three pending free trade agreements to Congress for consideration until lawmakers agree to expand a federal assistance program for American workers affected by the trade deals, administration...
  • Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico

    Miguel de la Madrid dies at 77; former president of Mexico
    MEXICO CITY —Former Mexican President Miguel de la Madrid, who led the country amid economic meltdown and natural disaster in the 1980s but laid the groundwork for freer markets and political opening, has died. He was 77. De la Madrid died Sunday...
  • Gas for 37 cents? Why fuel costs more or less elsewhere

     
    Nigerian oil prices. Why oil price vary so much among countries....
  • American-Made Index: Odds and Ends

     
    Compiling the American-Made Index always brings its share of interesting tidbits, and this year had no shortage. Here are a few: For 2012, the highest domestic parts content for a single vehicle comes in the Toyota Matrix hatchback. According to......
  • Web freedom groups trumpet EU defeat of anti-piracy agreement

     
    In a victory trumpeted by Internet freedom groups, the European Parliament soundly rejected an international agreement to combat piracy Wednesday after protests against the pact swept Europe. The vote reportedly came down to just 39 votes in favor, 478...
  • By the numbers: Venezuela and President Hugo Chavez

     
    Longtime Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez will face Miranda state governor Henrique Capriles in October in a presidential election that will decide whether Chavez can stay in power after 13 years in office. The campaign is likely to focus on how the South...
  • Indie filmmakers praise China movie deal

     
    Indie filmmakers gave two big thumbs up to the trade agreement announced late Friday that would allow more U.S. films into China....
  • Cars.com News Briefs: Feb. 3, 2012

     
    Here's what we have our eye on today: On the heels of a free-trade agreement between the U.S. and South Korea, Ford plans to expand its sales in the country by 50% to about 6,000 vehicles in 2012, the Detroit......
  • Money laundering, tax evasion suck billions from Mexican economy

     
    The Mexican economy is "hemorrhaging" billions of dollars annually because of money laundering, tax evasion and other corruption, a new study has found....
  • 'Easily affordable' to save 2 million children, report says

     
    The world could save 2 million children every year if it helped the neediest countries take 13 recommended steps to conquer malnutrition, according to a new report from Save the Children....