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  • Nigerian military says most of abducted schoolgirls freed, eight still missing

    MAIDUGURI/ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the more than 100 teenage schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants and were continuing the search for eight students still missing. In a brief...
  • China denies U.S. warning of undervalued currency

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China rejected on Wednesday a warning from the Obama administration that its currency was too weak, urging the United States to recognize that China aims to "perfect and regulate" the exchange rate system. The Obama...
  • Walgreen headquarters debate taxes our senses

     Walgreen headquarters debate taxes our senses
    You know that corner of Happy and Healthy where Walgreens stores advertise that they're located? It's not on a local map. The same fate may be in store for Walgreen Co.'s corporate offices. Investors reportedly want the Deerfield-based drugstore giant...
  • Nissan's Smart Rearview Mirror Improves Rear Visibility

     
    Come 2016 or 2017, Nissan could have a better rearview mirror in some of its cars. After an initial rollout to its racecars and Japan-market vehicles, the automaker plans to introduce its new Smart Rearview Mirror to global markets over......
  • Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe

    Walgreen pressured to move headquarters to Europe
    In a twist on economic globalization less obvious than moving factories overseas, a small but growing number of corporations have relocated headquarters to Europe to escape the 35 percent tax on U.S. profits, the highest in the developing world. Aon...
  • WTO says global trade to improve in next two years

    After a two-year slump, global commerce is expected to pick up in the next two years, one report says. World trade is forecasted to grow by 4.7% this year and 5.3% in 2015, buoyed by continual improvement in the economies of many countries, the World...
  • Tensions over money flows bode poorly for global economy

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - For a bunch of people who just agreed the global economy is doing better, top officials from the world's rich and poor nations sound rather worried. For poor nations, the easy monetary policies in advanced economies are leading...
  • Australia says progress towards G20 growth target "unacceptable"

    PERTH, Australia, April 13 - Slow progress towards meeting economic growth targets set by the Group of 20 bloc of advanced and developing nations this year is "unacceptable", Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey said on Sunday. G20 finance ministers had...
  • IMF, World Bank 2014 spring meetings in Washington on Saturday

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The following are highlights of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings on Saturday in Washington, where finance ministers, central bankers and other top officials are gathering. EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK PRESIDENT...
  • Gundlach: global economy 'deflationary scare' could happen again

    (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive and chief investment officer of DoubleLine Capital, said on Thursday the global economy could potentially see a "deflationary scare" again and added that he likes gold as a diversifier. Speaking at an...
  • Greece makes promising return to bond market

    ATHENS -- After four years of exile from global markets, Greece made a promising return Thursday by attracting strong demand at its first sale of government bonds since accepting two international bailouts to stay afloat. A highly anticipated auction...