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  • Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues

    Stuck in Venezuela with those currency exchange blues
    CARACAS, Venezuela--An elderly Caracas woman recently called a travel agency to buy an airline ticket to Argentina because of a family medical emergency. She was told that no seat on any plane leaving Venezuela was available at any price on any airline...
  • Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela

    Government-ordered price cuts spawn desperation shopping in Venezuela
    CARACAS, Venezuela — The appliance salesman nervously eyed the chaotic scene outside his door. An unruly line of shoving and jostling shoppers was waiting to enter the store in a Caracas shopping district, where prices had been cut in half —...
  • Ending currency manipulation could add millions of jobs, report says

    The United States could create 5.8 million jobs if it moved to end global currency manipulation, according to a report by the Economic Policy Institute. The group, a Washington think tank supported by organized labor, said that manipulation of...
  • Staying safe in Mexico

    Staying safe in Mexico
    As a frequent traveler to Mexico, I'm often asked about the safety issues due to the amount of violence and dramatic imagery shown in U.S. news. The truth is that anywhere you travel, anything can happen. But being educated about where the risks lie in...
  • China's trade surplus surged in April

     
    China reported an unexpectedly large trade surplus in April, likely helping U.S. officials in their demands for faster Chinese currency appreciation while the two countries hold high-level talks in Washington. China's trade surplus grew to $11.4 billion...
  • Bondi accuses NY bank of defrauding state pension fund of millions

     
    Attorney General Pam Bondi filed a complaint today alleging that Bank of New York Mellon overcharged the state retirement fund by millions of dollars for foreign currency exchange. The complaint says the bank serves in a fiduciary role as master custodian...
  • China lashes out against U.S. bill aimed at currency manipulators

     
    China on Tuesday blasted a proposed U.S. bill that would punish countries for undervaluing their currency by saying it would undermine the global economy and potentially lead to a trade war....
  • China calls on U.S. to oppose currency legislation

     
    China warned the U.S. against trade protectionism hours after the Senate passed a proposed bill that would slap tariffs on Chinese goods over its perceived under-valued currency. In a written statement posted on its website, China's Foreign Ministry urged...
  • China's trade surplus shrinks on weakened global demand

     
    China’s trade surplus narrowed in September for the second consecutive month on slower growth of imports and exports, reflecting a weakening global economy. Trade data released Thursday showed Chinese exports rose 17.1% last month from a year ago,...
  • Asian stocks down on death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il

     
    Kim Jung Il, North Korea Asian stocks dip on news that Korean leader Kim Jong Il died....
  • Iran says big slide in currency value unrelated to new sanctions

     
    REPORTING FROM TEHRAN AND BEIRUT -- Iranian authorities denied Tuesday that the sharp slide in the value of its national currency against the U.S. dollar over the last few days was related to new U.S. sanctions against the Islamic Republic, local media...