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This post has been updated, as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke warned Tuesday that the upcoming budget cuts under the so-called sequestration would create a "significant" burden on an economy that is growing only moderately. In his semi-annual economic report...
WASHINGTON -- Top finance officials of the Group of 20 largest economies sought Saturday to allay fears of a currency war, pledging not to target exchange rates to gain a competitive advantage in trade. But the joint statement, issued at the end of a G-...
Tags: G20, Finance, Russia, Vladimir Putin, Interior Policy
After turning squeamish early in the week, investors returned to the stock market and sent the Standard & Poor's 500 index to 1,517 Friday, the highest level since November 2007. It hasn't hit the all-time high of 1,565 of October 2007, but it was an...
It's not unusual to lose your balance while standing on a peak. And so it goes with the stock market. Investors suffered some fear of heights Monday and sent the Dow Jones industrial average tumbling. It was the worst day of this year, with a triple-...
The first people to tell the public that the world's oldest bank was cooking its books weren't the bank's executives, its outside auditors at KPMG, its regulators at the Bank of Italy, or anyone else who had a duty to keep the place honest. They were...
Tags: Italy, Finance, Personal Service, Germany, European Central Bank
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelBy Aaron Deslatte, Tallahassee Bureau Chief TALLAHASSEE – This month, we started a series of reports attempting to evaluate Gov. Rick Scott on the ‘7-7-7′ economic plan that was the political mantelpiece of his 2010 campaign. It's a good...
Retire SmartThe stock market has been on a roll, reaching new five-year highs and approaching all-time nominal (not inflation-adjusted) highs, which is tempting many investors to jump back into the fray. TrimTabs reports that investors have poured a record-setting...
Tags: Labor Markets, Investments, Stock Market, Federal Reserve, China
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund is projecting a modest rise in global economic growth for 2013, but also warning that problems in the eurozone and the United States could derail momentum. The report Wednesday, an update of the...
LONDON – Pressing ahead where others have balked, 11 European countries received the green light Tuesday to plan a financial transaction tax that could generate billions of dollars in revenue for cash-strapped governments. Led by Germany and...
Looking for evidence of China’s economic prowess, Europe’s malaise and consumer ennui in the U.S.? Use the international restaurant industry as a barometer, according to a report this week. China’s economy, coming off a period of...
WASHINGTON -- Investors around the world say the fiscal woes of the U.S. -- highlighted by the ongoing fight over the debt limit -- pose the biggest risk to the global economy this year, according to poll results released Wednesday. More than a third of...
Stock and bond markets in the U.S. were closed Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, but trading took place in the rest of the world. European stocks rose while German bonds declined as European finance ministers met for the first time this...
Tags: Finance, Brazil, Bonds, General Electric Company, United Kingdom
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