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  • Upset over U.S. fiscal crisis, China urges a 'de-Americanized world'

    WASHINGTON -- Upset that the fiscal stalemate in Washington is threatening the global economy, China called for the U.S. dollar to be replaced as the international reserve currency as well as for broader steps to create a "de-Americanized world."...
  • China calls for dollar to be replaced as global reserve currency

    WASHINGTON — Five years after the U.S. financial crisis helped cause a deep global recession, foreign leaders are worried that history is going to repeat itself. The fiscal impasse that has partially shut the federal government now threatens to...
  • Political gridlock over U.S. debt not just America's problem

    World financial leaders have been warning for weeks that the U.S. congressional gridlock over funding the government and raising the debt ceiling are imperiling economies worldwide and undermining confidence in the U.S. dollar. Even the news Wednesday...
  • After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better

    After a spruce-up, Waikiki Beach looks even better
    HONOLULU — The giant sandbox known as Waikiki Beach, a sunny two-mile-long strip of paradise, welcomes 4.5 million tourists annually. There's only one problem: The sand that makes the beach famous has been slipping into the sea for years,...
  • Women gain as gender gap worldwide narrows, report says

    Women gain as gender gap worldwide narrows, report says
    The world's gender gap narrowed slightly in 2013, improving in 86 of 133 countries ranked by the World Economic Forum.  Iceland, Finland and Norway were the top-ranking countries, having closed more than 80% of its gender gap, the report said. The...
  • Global economy remains weak, OECD says, cutting growth forecast

    Global economy remains weak, OECD says, cutting growth forecast
    WASHINGTON -- The global economic recovery remains weak and growth this year will be lower than projected six months ago but will pick up in 2014, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development said Wednesday. World economic output is...
  • Baltimore-based STX plans line of ice hockey equipment

    Baltimore-based STX plans line of ice hockey equipment
    STX, which built its business through innovation on the lacrosse field, aims to play in a larger but more slippery arena — the ice rink. The Baltimore-based sports equipment maker plans to introduce a line of ice hockey sticks and protective...
  • We don't have to settle for lost jobs and lower wages

    We don't have to settle for lost jobs and lower wages
    Jobs are returning with depressing slowness, and most of the new jobs pay less than the jobs that were lost in the Great Recession. Economic determinists assume that globalization and technological advancement necessarily condemn a large portion of...
  • State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project

    State officials push for $125 million BWI expansion project
    The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport. The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
  • Global markets buckle on fears of new financial meltdown

    Global markets buckle on fears of new financial meltdown
    The strain of deteriorating economic conditions and the failure of governments to contain the damage are raising fears that a new financial market meltdown may be unavoidable. The grim mood was evident worldwide as a cascade of selling in stocks and...
  • Air Products

    Air Products
    • Owner: Air Products is a public company owned by its shareholders • Founded: 1940 • Sector: Manufacturing • Company description: Air Products is an international supplier of industrial gases and performance materials with 2010...