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U.S. pushes for Russian oil price ceiling. Feasible?

Jun 28, 2022
Advanced nations will evaluate the idea in an effort to limit Russia's energy revenue. But Russia could retaliate.
An oil refinery on the outskirts of Moscow. Although the advanced nations are considering a price cap on Russian oil, Russia could retaliate by shutting off the flow of natural gas to Europe.
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What central banks were really saying about their response to COVID-19

Mar 3, 2020
When it comes to the global economic outlook, words matter.
Stocks fell on Wall Street as global concerns over the financial impact from the coronavirus drove investments down.
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What’s really happening when markets react to trade war news

Aug 26, 2019
When news breaks on the trade war, algorithms and wishful thinking kick in.
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Mr. Conte goes to Washington

Jul 30, 2018
Today President Donald Trump will welcome Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte to the White House. When Conte and Trump met earlier this year at the G7 and NATO summits, they found common ground on Russia and on anti-immigration policy. But they see things differently when it comes to trade and military spending — two issues […]
Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte (L) shakes hands with the President of the United States Donald Trump on the first day of the G7 Summit, on 8 June, 2018 in La Malbaie, Canada.
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Ahead of G-7 summit, lots of behind the scenes lobbying on trade

Jun 8, 2018
Business leaders and their lobbyists urge President Trump to stop levying tariffs.

Prior to G7 summit, finance leaders meet to discuss a stagnant Japan

May 20, 2016
Central bankers and finance ministers debate currency and stimulus in advance of next week’s summit.
Japan Finance Minister Taro Aso (top, second right) speaks as he leads the first session of the G7 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors' Meeting in northern Japan on Friday.

G7 countries may start sharing personal airline data with each other

Apr 8, 2016
G7 foreign ministers will meet on Sunday and Monday to discuss sharing data as a way of combating terrorism.
G7 country leaders meet at a summit in June of last year.

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U.S. leaves other big world economies behind

Nov 10, 2014
There are pros and cons, for an economy outshining competitors in growth and jobs.

Austerity on agenda as G7 meets near London

May 10, 2013
As the G7 gathers near London, austerity is on everyone's mind.

G7 leaders to hold emergency conference call

Jun 5, 2012
Finance ministers from the world's seven leading industrialized nations are holding an emergency conference call today to discuss the eurozone crisis.