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A willingness to fix the euro's flaws is fading fast

A willingness to fix the euro's flaws is fading fast

When Angela Merkel was finally re-elected as Germany's leader in March, the way looked open for Europe's leaders to patch the cracks in the shared euro currency _ flaws that threatened to break the euro apart in 2010-12
Published: 04/19/18
Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

Even as markets shake, investors seek the riskiest corners

Even as stock markets struggle around the world, investors are continuing to pour money into funds that invest in stocks from China, Brazil and other emerging economies
Published: 04/19/18
Board reveals austerity measures in Puerto Rico fiscal plans

Board reveals austerity measures in Puerto Rico fiscal plans

New austerity measures are looming for Puerto Rico as a federal control board overseeing the U.S. territory's finances prepares to approve several fiscal plans that will serve as the island's economic blueprint for the next five years
Published: 04/19/18
The Latest: Arizona PTA pulls backing of school funding plan

The Latest: Arizona PTA pulls backing of school funding plan

The state PTA has pulled its support from Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey's plan to give teachers a 20 percent raise by 2020, saying its funding sources are not sustainable
Published: 04/18/18
House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

House panel moves to curb food stamps, renew farm subsidies

A bitterly-divided House panel has approved new work and job training requirements for food stamps as part of a five-year renewal of federal farm and nutrition policy
Published: 04/18/18

Fed survey finds worries about higher tariffs

Federal Reserve latest business survey finds concerns about impact of Trump's trade policies
Published: 04/18/18

Lindemuth: No constitutional issues with Alaska bonding plan

Alaska's attorney general is at odds with a legislative attorney over the constitutionality of Gov. Bill Walker's proposal to issue bonds to pay off oil and gas tax credit obligations
Published: 04/18/18
Landing the right house in a tough market for homebuyers

Landing the right house in a tough market for homebuyers

Shoppers need nerve, savvy and preferably cash to survive this home-buying season
Published: 04/18/18
Arizona teachers weighing whether to walk out in protest

Arizona teachers weighing whether to walk out in protest

Arizona teachers are among the lowest paid in the nation and they're weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school funding after weeks of growing protests
Published: 04/18/18

Drop in UK inflation raises doubts over rate hike

Inflation in Britain unexpectedly fell in March, suggesting that the Brexit vote's boost to prices is running its course and raising questions as to whether the Bank of England will raise interest rates again this month.
Published: 04/18/18