Financial Crisis

Despite age and doubters, bull market looks to keep running

Dec 21, 2017

Much of Wall Street is forecasting another year of gains in 2018, even as warning signals rise that the end may be nearing for one of the greatest bull markets in history

Puerto Rico fears economic downturn from tax reform bill

Dec 20, 2017

A federal tax reform bill is outraging officials in Puerto Rico who say it threatens to crush the backbone of the island's economy when they need help recovering from Hurricane Maria

Kenya's economy suffers after presidential election turmoil

Dec 20, 2017

Kenya's economy suffers after presidential election turmoil; lowest growth forecast in 5 years

Greek lawmakers approve 2018 budget featuring more austerity

Dec 19, 2017

Greece's parliament on Tuesday approved the 2018 state budget, which includes further austerity measures beyond the official end of the struggling country's third international bailout next summer

5-hour blackout in Venezuela's capital blamed on line break

Dec 18, 2017

Venezuelan officials say a critical link in the country's power grid broke, leaving some residents in the capital and two nearby states without power for up to five hours Monday

Poor Venezuelans launch local currency amid cash crunch

Dec 15, 2017

Residents of one neighborhood in cash-strapped Venezuela say they've found a solution to a lack of paper money by creating a quasi-currency called the panal

Venezuelans seeing bitcoin boom as survival, not speculation

Dec 13, 2017

As inflation in Venezuela reaches catastrophic heights, thousands have begun turning to the world of cryptocurrency to salvage what little value remains from their increasingly worthless bolivars

3 things to watch for from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday

Dec 13, 2017

3 things to watch for from the Fed in its statement, updated forecasts and Yellen news conference

Venezuela orders probe into ex-oil czar, UN ambassador

Dec 12, 2017

The chief prosecutor in Venezuela says his office has launched a probe into the country's former oil czar and ambassador to the United Nations

Years after Lehman: Final rules set on strengthening banks

Dec 7, 2017

A global forum of banking regulators has completed a set of rules aimed at keeping bad banks from needing taxpayer bailouts and hurting the economy

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