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  • Indonesian finance minister says 7 percent GDP growth in 2016 is 'possible'

    Indonesia can lift its economic growth rate to 7 percent in 2016 barring any major turbulence, Finance Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said on Thursday. This year, Indonesia will have its slowest growth since 2009. The finance ministry has forecast...
  • Cuba policy draws critics, new battles on Capitol Hill

    Cuba policy draws critics, new battles on Capitol Hill
    Bipartisan cheer for the release of a man with Maryland ties who was held in Cuba for more than five years quickly gave way to political rancor Wednesday that presaged coming battles over the dramatic new relationship President Barack Obama outlined...
  • Green bonds sell big in 2014 as finance bids to help climate

    A "green" bond market has taken root this year, with municipalities and corporations issuing new environmentally-focused bonds and money managers jumping in to buy them. But it's too soon to tell whether all the new activity - less than a sliver of the...
  • Indonesia to cut budget deficit to 1 percent of GDP in 2019

    Indonesia's new government plans to cut its budget deficit to one percent of gross domestic product by 2019, partly by reforming the tax system, the finance minister said on Thursday. A shortfall in tax revenue estimated at $6.15 billion threatened to...
  • Russia prepares new support for banks that could be worth $17 billion

    Russian banks could get a capital boost of up to 1 trillion rubles ($17 billion) under a new law being prepared by the government to support a sector suffering from Western sanctions and an economic slowdown. The potential capital boost comes after the...
  • Russian central bank says extra financial measures will aid rouble

    The Russian central bank said on Wednesday it would take additional financial measures to speed stabilization of the rouble. The bank said in a statement that, together with the government, it was preparing a set of measures to provide, if necessary,...
  • Personal finance resolutions for 2015

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin We're about to turn the dial on another year, and while 2014 has been a lot better economically for many than past years, plenty of Americans still feel as though they're living through an extended recession. First,...
  • Home buyer resolutions for 2015

    By Ilyce Glink and Samuel J. Tamkin The real estate world turned again in 2014, and suddenly buyers are finding themselves scrambling to get their offer accepted. At the low end of the market, real estate investors have snapped up all the cheapest...
  • Should Lower Macungie spend up to $3.3 million on artificial turf?

    Should Lower Macungie spend up to $3.3 million on artificial turf?
    Lower Macungie Township's Board of Commissioners will vote Thursday on a proposed $26.6 million budget that includes a controversial plan to spend up to $3.3 million to add artificial turf fields, lights and other improvements at Quarry Park....
  • Private equity firm Carlyle names insider as CFO

    Carlyle Group LP has named Curtis Buser, the private equity firm's chief accounting officer since 2004, as its next chief financial officer, succeeding Adena Friedman, who departed in May to return to NASDAQ OMX Group Inc. Buser's appointment...
  • After Juncker, Luxembourg seeks tax gurus' help

    When Jean-Claude Juncker was voted out after two decades running Luxembourg, his victorious rivals were eager not to alienate tax gurus who had helped him make their tiny state rich. Indeed, so close are some to the new government that Ernst & Young's...