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Thursday, May 05, 2016

World Economic Crisis

Asian stocks fall 2nd day on global growth concern

Asian stocks fall 2nd day on global growth concern

Asian stocks fell again Tuesday under pressure from concern about Chinese and European growth
Published: 05/04/16

Markets Right Now: US stocks end lower; energy, banks sink

Stocks end lower on Wall Street, erasing a big gain from the day before
Published: 05/03/16
Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets

Rousseff lights Olympic flame as protesters hit the streets

Brazil's embattled President Dilma Rousseff ignited the Olympic flame on Tuesday, as a nationwide torch relay got underway with protests highlighting the country's deep political and economic crisis
Published: 05/03/16
DC celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds

DC celebrates another year of record-breaking tourist crowds

A record number of U.S. tourists visited Washington last year
Published: 05/03/16

Superintendent: Jackson Public Schools in financial crisis

The Jackson Public Schools superintendent says the district is facing a financial crisis due to decreased state funding
Published: 05/03/16
Weak Chinese manufacturing survey weighs on markets

Weak Chinese manufacturing survey weighs on markets

A weak Chinese manufacturing survey is weighing on European markets
Published: 05/03/16
EU trims economic growth forecasts amid global uncertainty

EU trims economic growth forecasts amid global uncertainty

The European Union has trimmed its economic growth forecasts for the 19 countries that share the euro amid an unpredictable global outlook marked by political uncertainty and underperforming emerging markets
Published: 05/03/16

Australia cuts key interest rate to record low 1.75 percent

Australia's central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate to a record low 1.75 percent as it responded to a low outlook for inflation
Published: 05/03/16

Survey: China manufacturing slowed in April

A survey says Chinese manufacturing activity weakened in April and factories cut employment despite government stimulus efforts
Published: 05/03/16
Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

A spiraling Puerto Rico debt crisis reaches a new milestone as the island misses nearly $370 million in bond payments and officials warn of worse to come if Congress doesn't help it dig out from a mountain of debt
Published: 05/02/16