It's not just the Fed. Central banks around the world are meeting this week.

Jul 24, 2023
The European Central Bank, the Bank of Japan and others will also weigh rate hikes. The world will be watching for hints of policy changes.
Christine Lagarde, president of the European Central Bank.
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Other countries are tipping into recession — and could drag the U.S. along

Jun 20, 2023
Among them are New Zealand, Germany and, probably, China.
Germany is among the nations around the world facing a recession linked to their battles with inflation. Above, a Christmas market in Heidelberg.
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Greeks talk reparations while Germans talk euro debt

Apr 7, 2015
Greece says Germany owes it about $300 billion in reparations for World War II.

Iran has big economic potential ... eventually

Apr 6, 2015
Before it can grow, the country's post-sanction economy must modernize.

Paths to prosperity from around the world

The reporters who traveled the world for "Six Routes" tell their stories.

U.S. falls in competitive stakes

Sep 7, 2011
America is now the fifth competitive economy in the world. The World Economic Forum dropped the U.S. one place in its rankings, putting America...

Global climate change contributes to shrinking food supply

Mar 3, 2011
A United Nations food agency said today that global food prices reached record highs in February, and warned that rising oil prices could prompt...

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Head to Kazakhstan, entrepreneurs

Nov 4, 2010
This final note today, following up on our story about the Human Development Index and how the U.S. is slipping. The World Bank came out with its...