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Turks feel pinch from currency slide ahead of polls

Turks feel pinch from currency slide ahead of polls

Many in Turkey are feeling the pinch as the Turkish lira lost more than 20 percent of its value against the dollar since the start of the year.
Published: 05/26/18
Brazil president says striking truckers could be removed

Brazil president says striking truckers could be removed

Brazilian President Michel Temer has threatened the use of force if striking truckers don't end their standoff and get off the roads
Published: 05/25/18
Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election
Published: 05/25/18
Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Fed Chair Powell stresses importance of an independent Fed

Fed Chair Powell highlights importance of independent central bank
Published: 05/25/18

Study: Some public pensions funds could run dry in downturn

A new study finds that some public pension funds are in such bad shape that they might be totally depleted during an economic downturn
Published: 05/24/18
As state cuts back, Colorado college student costs soar

As state cuts back, Colorado college student costs soar

The cost of higher education in Colorado has shifted dramatically from taxpayers to students
Published: 05/24/18
Dallas Fed chief: Texas economy poised for sustained growth

Dallas Fed chief: Texas economy poised for sustained growth

The president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas says Texas' rapidly increasing population will give the state an economic edge in coming years as the United States wrestles with sluggish growth in both the labor force and productivity.
Published: 05/24/18
Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

Trump signs bill easing post-2008 crisis restraints on banks

President Donald Trump has signed into law a measure loosening key restraints for banks that stemmed from the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession
Published: 05/24/18
AP Interview: John Henry on reviving Liverpool

AP Interview: John Henry on reviving Liverpool

John Henry is preparing for his first Champions League final as Liverpool owner
Published: 05/24/18
Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

China, Japan and the European Union are condemning the Trump administration's decision to consider tariffs on imports of vehicles and automotive parts into the United States.
Published: 05/24/18