Financial Crisis

Analysis: Iran protests show danger of economic woes

Jan 9, 2018

Analysis: Days of protests in Iran show danger of economic woes as country nears 40th anniversary of the revolution

Lawmakers: Inflation in Venezuela tops 2600 percent in 2017

Jan 8, 2018

Venezuela's opposition-controlled legislature says inflation in the economically struggling nation reached a staggering 2,600 percent last year

Transcripts show Fed divided in 2012 over bond purchases

Jan 5, 2018

Transcripts show Fed divided in 2012 over need for third round of bond purchases to lift economy

Cyprus court sentences ex-top banker to 30-month jail term

Jan 5, 2018

A court in Cyprus has sentenced the former chief executive of the island-nation's largest bank to 30 months in prison after finding him guilty of deceiving shareholders about the extent of the lender's money problems in the midst of a financial crisis

Salah's success offers hope in Egypt to fans and authorities

Jan 4, 2018

Success of Liverpool star Mohamed Salah offers hope in Egypt to fans and authorities

New Puerto Rico law targets graft, shields whistleblowers

Jan 4, 2018

Puerto Rico's governor has signed a new law aimed at fighting corruption in the U.S. territory amid a deep economic crisis

Puerto Rico seeks inspector general to audit public funds

Jan 3, 2018

Puerto Rico is seeking to hire an inspector general to audit the use of public funds in a U.S. territory mired in a deep economic crisis and where officials have long been accused of corruption

New EU rules aim to protect investors, strengthen markets

Jan 3, 2018

New regulations to protect investors, to improve market transparency and honesty, and prevent another financial crisis went into effect on Wednesday in Europe

Departing UK infrastructure czar vows to fight Brexit

Dec 30, 2017

Britain's outgoing infrastructure chief is vowing to fight Prime Minister Theresa May on Brexit policy

Venezuelans abroad panhandle with their useless cash

Dec 28, 2017

As Venezuela's currency crashes, some who fled the country's economic turmoil have found a creative way to make a living: selling wads of worthless bolivars as novelty items in Colombia

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