Financial Crisis

Argentina's Fernández announces vice presidential bid

May 18, 2019

Argentina's former President Cristina Fernández announced on Saturday her candidacy for vice president in October's general elections, a surprising move that now puts a more moderate challenger at the helm of the presidential ticket

Cuba launches widespread rationing in face of crisis

May 11, 2019

The Cuban government says it will begin rationing chicken, eggs, rice, beans, soap and other basic products in the face of a grave economic crisis

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

May 10, 2019

Chinese companies brace for tariff hike as trade talks begin

Powell says policies needed for income growth slowdown

May 9, 2019

Fed Chairman Powell says policies needed to address slowdown in income growth and upward mobility

Board extends power to cover Puerto Rico's 78 municipalities

May 9, 2019

A federal control board that oversees Puerto Rico's finances voted on Thursday to extend its power and bring all of the U.S. territory's 78 municipalities under its supervision for the first time

Trump puts deal-making credentials to test with China talks

May 8, 2019

Trump putting his deal-making persona on the line with trade deals, injecting new risk into his bid for another four years in the White House

Game of Thrones: Like many CEOs, Dany sees confidence slip

May 6, 2019

Game of Thrones: Like CEOs and world leaders, Daenerys struggles to maintain elusive 'confidence'

Lebanon stock trading suspended over central bank strike

May 6, 2019

The Beirut Stock Exchange says it is suspending trading due to the open strike declared by the employees of Lebanon's central bank

The Latest: Venezuela's López still expects Maduro's ouster

May 2, 2019

Popular Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López says he expects the country's military will step up to overthrow President Nicolas Maduro despite setbacks

US lawmakers review control board's role in Puerto Rico

May 2, 2019

U.S. lawmakers are reviewing the work of a federal control board created by Congress to oversee Puerto Rico's finances amid complaints that it is ineffective and has cost the bankrupt U.S. territory's government millions of dollars in operating expenses

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