Dec 17, 2012 Newly-elected Prime Minister Shinzo Abe faces the tasks of reviving Japan's economy and handling strained relations with China.
Dec 13, 2012 Michigan workers protested Governor Rick Snyder's decision to pass the right-to-work bills into law yesterday. They say the laws weaken unions.
Jan 23, 2013 The International Monetary Fund says a $4.8 billion loan for Egypt is on hold. The IMF cited "unfolding developments on the ground."
Nov 26, 2012 As President Morsi works to resolve tensions over his expanded powers, confidence in Egypt's government and economy falters.
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Nov 9, 2012 Elections with national implications get a lot of media attention, but it's the local races that can have a huge impact on the lives of everyday Americans.
Oct 31, 2012 Running the U.S. economy is just like running a business, right? Not necessarily. Sr. Producer Paddy Hirsch explains the differences between a president and CEO.
Oct 17, 2012 The complicated world of election polling.
Sep 17, 2012 Some businesses see little impact of current unrest on long-term business strategy in Egypt.
Sep 12, 2012 Voters have been at the polls today in the Netherlands -- and the results could have a big impact on the troubled euro zone.
Sep 5, 2012 The International Monetary Fund is said to be close to a multi-billion dollar deal to aid the country currently grappling with major budgetary problems. The Obama administration is also looking to contribute another billion.