Financial Crisis

Finance officials pledge cooperation, but tensions persist

Apr 14, 2019

Global finance officials are pledging closer cooperation in efforts to lift the world economy out its current slowdown

Pompeo prioritizes Venezuela crisis on Latin American tour

Apr 13, 2019

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is making the economic and political crisis in Venezuela a central theme of his four-day Latin America tour

Leading finance officials acknowledge global slowdown

Apr 12, 2019

Finance officials from the world's major powers acknowledged Friday that the global economy is in a slowdown

Sudan leader's iron grip finally slips amid protests

Apr 11, 2019

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir clung to power for 30 years, relying on support from Islamists and the military

Former top GOP on banking committee hired by Swiss bank UBS

Apr 11, 2019

Jeb Hensarling, the former congressman who led Republican's efforts to deregulate the banking industry after the financial crisis, is starting a new job as an employee of Swiss bank UBS

Top IMF official warns global economy facing various threats

Apr 11, 2019

Top IMF official warns that global economy facing high uncertainty with trade tensions and other threats

Australian election May 18 to be fought on refugees, economy

Apr 11, 2019

Australia's prime minister calls a May 18 election that will be fought on issues including climate change, asylum seekers and economic management

The Latest: Red Cross tripling budget for work in Venezuela

Apr 10, 2019

The International Committee of the Red Cross will triple its budget in Venezuela this year as it helps authorities address mounting humanitarian concerns in the politically turbulent nation

CEOs of big banks face off with House Democrats

Apr 10, 2019

The heads of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing in front of Congress Wednesday, for the most significant hearing on the banking industry since Democrats took control of the House

The Latest: BofA CEO asked about mortgage modifications

Apr 10, 2019

Wednesday's House hearing on banks is nominally about determining how much safer the financial system is, but few finance committee members are raising the subject

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