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World Economic Crisis

Why pensions are the new flashpoint in Greece's crisis

Why pensions are the new flashpoint in Greece's crisis

Hemmed in by grim reality and hawkish bailout creditors, Greece's leftwing-led government is attempting the seemingly impossible _ to reform its unviable pension system without cutting pensions, largely by hiking social security contributions
Published: 02/05/16

US trade deficit up in 2015; exports drop for first time since recession amid strong dollar, global weakness

US trade deficit up in 2015; exports drop for first time since recession amid strong dollar, global weakness
Published: 02/05/16
World stocks drift as Fed watchers await US job data

World stocks drift as Fed watchers await US job data

World stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could influence how much the Fed raises interest rates this year
Published: 02/05/16
Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report

Asian stocks directionless ahead of US jobless report

Asian stock markets were uneven on Friday as investors awaited U.S. job numbers that could provide clues on how far the Fed raises interest rates this year
Published: 02/05/16

Bill introduced to prohibit gun bans in subsidized housing

A disabled Mainer who shot an alleged intruder last year has prompted legislation that would prohibit gun bans in subsidized housing
Published: 02/04/16

UK president forms committee to consider controversial mural

University of Kentucky President Eli Capilouto has formed a committee to decide the fate of a controversial Great Depression-era mural
Published: 02/04/16

British trader accused in flash crash case appears in court

A British trader accused of causing the Wall Street "flash crash" appears in court during an extradition hearing
Published: 02/04/16

Delaware's largest homeless veterans facility planned

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) A nonprofit group is targeting a long-vacant nursing home in Wilmington to be the state's largest facility dedicated to housing homeless veterans.
Published: 02/04/16
Chance of UK rate increase fades amid global uncertainty

Chance of UK rate increase fades amid global uncertainty

Bank of England votes to keep interest rates steady at 0.5 percent
Published: 02/04/16
Global stocks in narrow ranges as US payrolls loom

Global stocks in narrow ranges as US payrolls loom

A day after big gains prompted by a sharp rise in the price of oil, stock markets trade in narrow ranges
Published: 02/04/16