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The Global Economy at work

Feb 26, 2015
What's the connection between sunglasses, white gloves, and an economic slump?
Posted In: six routes, Germany, global economy
President Barack Obama at the White House in Washington, D.C.

U.S. is a bright spot in slowing global economy

Jan 20, 2015
U.S. growth outpaces Europe, Japan and other developed regions.
Posted In: global economy, State of the Union
Dieter Zetsche, head of Mercedes-Benz Cars, exits the company's F015 autonomous electric concept car during its media reveal Monday at the Detroit auto show.

The race to build the car of the future

Jan 15, 2015
Seems like everyone's trying to make the first great electric, self-driving car.
Posted In: electric car, global economy, auto show
Janet Yellen listens as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a press conference in Washington, DC.

The thinking behind the Fed's next move

Dec 9, 2014
Some are expecting a signal that interest rates will go up soon.
Posted In: The Fed, Federal Reserve, Open Market Committee, global economy
A shopper pays cash for sales merchandise at the Lakeline Mall in Austin, Texas.

Why a strong dollar's a dud for indebted foreign firms

Dec 8, 2014
The dollar is up. Great news, right? Maybe not if you’re an emerging economy.
Posted In: the dollar, global economy, borrowing, emerging economy

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.
Posted In: global economy, G7
BP's oil refinery complex continues it's 24-hour production of petroleum and gas at Grangemouth in central Scotland. Projections for oil demand are the lowest since 2009.

Weak demand for oil is sign of weak global economy

Oct 14, 2014
What does weak demand for oil say about the overall economy?
Posted In: gas prices, Oil, international energy agency, global economy

The U.S. Supreme Court deals a blow to Argentina

Jun 16, 2014
The Supreme Court won't hear Argentina's appeal over its debts to hedge funds.
Posted In: Argentina, Supreme Court, global economy, debt

Lagarde: Global recovery hinges on IMF reforms

Apr 2, 2014
Christine Lagarde on Congress' IMF vote: "Not exercising that leadership is a mistake."
Posted In: IMF, ukraine, Crimea, Russia, sanctions, global economy, recession

Troubling economic data from China indicates slowdown

Mar 13, 2014
Troubling signs indicate the world’s second largest economy isn’t recovering
Posted In: China, global economy

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