Financial Crisis

Global stocks lower after US falls on recession fear

Aug 15, 2019

Global stock markets mostly lower after Wall Street falls on recession fears

Treasury yields invert, warning of possible recession

Aug 14, 2019

An economic alarm bell sounds in the U.S., sending warnings of a potential recession

Stocks slide as rate cuts stoke fear of an economic slowdown

Aug 7, 2019

U.S. stocks slide as central banks around the world cut rates and stoke fear that the U.S.-China trade war will damage global economic growth.

Powell Fed raises as many questions as answers with rate cut

Aug 1, 2019

Fed cuts its key short-term rate in its first such move in more than decade

Global shares mixed as markets await US Fed rate decision

Jul 31, 2019

Global shares are mostly lower as investors looked cautiously ahead to U.S. Federal Reserve decision

German court upholds EU-level banking watchdog

Jul 30, 2019

Germany's constitutional court has upheld a new system of bank supervision at the European level aimed at preventing financial crises and expensive taxpayer bailouts

Puerto Rico's governor to quit Aug. 2 in face of protests

Jul 25, 2019

Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has announced he will resign Aug. 2, conceding power after nearly two weeks of furious protests and political upheaval touched off by a leak of crude and insulting chat messages between him and his top advisers

Powell signals that rate cut could be coming soon

Jul 10, 2019

Chairman Powell sends strong signal Fed is prepared to cut interest rates to deal with rising uncertainties

Former Argentine President De la Rua dies at 81

Jul 9, 2019

Former Argentine President Fernando De la Rúa, who attracted voters with his image as an honest statesman and later left the country plunged into its worst economic crisis, has died at age 81

Greece: Extreme right party seeks recount after poll flop

Jul 8, 2019

Greece's extreme right Golden Dawn party says it will challenge an election result that saw it knocked out of Parliament, after a decline in support for the neo-Nazi-linked party that rose to third place at the height of the country's financial crisis

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