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IMF: World economy is picking up speed

Oct 10, 2017

IMF: World economy picks up speed; US, Europe, Japan, China all expected to grow faster in 2017

Nobel goes to Richard Thaler, who made economics human again

Oct 9, 2017

Economics Nobel goes to Richard Thaler, who showed that people behave irrationally

Administration calls for easing rules for financial markets

Oct 6, 2017

Trump administration calls for easing rules governing stocks, bonds and derivatives

Senate confirms Trump pick to serve on Federal Reserve

Oct 5, 2017

The Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's nomination of Randal Quarles to serve on the Federal Reserve _ the first step in Trump's efforts to remake the nation's powerful central bank.

AP names Michael Hudson as its new investigative editor

Oct 5, 2017

AP names Michael Hudson of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists as its new investigative editor

Puerto Rico bonds sink; White House says no debt bailout

Oct 4, 2017

President Donald Trump has shaken up Puerto Rico's bond market with talk of wiping out the U.S. territory's debt but his budget director dismisses the idea of a bailout for the hurricane-devastated island

Yellen: Fed committed to easing regulations on smaller banks

Oct 4, 2017

Janet Yellen says Federal Reserve committed to easing regulations on smaller banks

Saudi king arrives in Moscow on historic 1st visit to Russia

Oct 4, 2017

Saudi King Salman has arrived in Moscow on the first ever visit by a Saudi monarch to Russia

US travel warning troubles Cuba's small-business operators

Oct 4, 2017

A U.S. travel warning for Cuba following mysterious attacks that harmed nearly two dozen American diplomats has come like a bucket of cold water for thousands of private entrepreneurs on the island

Government regulators remove AIG from tougher oversight

Sep 29, 2017

Government regulators remove insurance giant AIG from tougher oversight requirements