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A seasonal worker harvests tobacco plants.

Gates and Bloomberg team up against smoking

Mar 19, 2015
Helping low and middle-income countries fight challenges from tobacco companies.
Posted In: Michael Bloomberg, bill gates

Weak euro undermines Chanel's China strategy

Mar 18, 2015
Luxury brands want to expand in China, not sell to Chinese tourists in Paris
Posted In: luxury fashion, euro, China
Zhang Wenquan makes his nightly run to Shanghai's massive Tongchuan Road Fish Market to purchase fish to sell at his and his wife's stall at a local wet market.

The path to the middle class in China

Mar 17, 2015
The nation's household registration policy is leaving many workers stuck in place.
Posted In: China, fish, middle class, Education
Israeli Prime Minister and Likud party's candidate running for general elections, Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement to the press during his visit in Har Homa, an Israeli settlement neighborhood of annexed east Jerusalem, on March 16, 2015 on the eve of

Ahead of a close election, Israel's Netanyahu buys bread

Mar 16, 2015
Israel's incumbent prime minister is changing tactics a bit late in the game.
Posted In: Israel, netanyahu, Palestinian state

Pope pushes on with Vatican financial reforms

Mar 13, 2015
In two years, Pope Francis has radically reformed the Church's governance and bank
Posted In: pope francis, anniversary, catholicism

My money story: When family values battle happiness

Mar 13, 2015
What does growing up in New York's Chinatown teach you about money?
Posted In: Immigration, Money, Chinatown

In Chicago, police misconduct has a hefty price tag

Mar 13, 2015
Chicago paid more than half a billion dollars over 10 years, and it's not alone.
Posted In: police, Ferguson, Chicago, civil rights

Two profiles of China's economy

Mar 13, 2015
China's richest man and a Shanghai fishmonger connect the dots in China's economy.
Posted In: China, middle class, Education
A woman and child ride a bike through the Binh Hung Hoa cemetery in Vietnam.

In Vietnam, a cemetery kicks out the living

Mar 12, 2015
Hundreds of people live in a Ho Chi Minh City graveyard taken 0ver by the city
Posted In: Vietnam, cemeteries, urban development
The strengthening dollar makes it a good time to book a trip to Europe.

How does the strong dollar affect U.S. consumers?

Mar 11, 2015
The dollar remains strong against other currencies. What's the effect on consumers?
Posted In: dollar, euro, yen

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