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  • Virginia state revenue came in $438.5 million lower than predicted

    RICHMOND – State revenues took a steeper dive last year than even pessimistic legislators assumed late last month when they finalized the state budget, putting the prospect of more spending cuts on the horizon. Revenues for fiscal 2014, which...
  • Japan investors bulk up on French bonds, bet on euro zone 'Japanisation'

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese investors have been buying most of France's government debt recently in a record surge spurred by expectations that Europe faces the kind of deflation and growth that Japan suffered for decades. Since the European Central...
  • U.S. CBO forecasts 2039 public debt at 106 percent of GDP

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. public debt remains on an unsustainable path and will reach 106 percent of economic output in 25 years versus about 74 percent currently, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday, marking a slight increase from...
  • Euro zone periphery on recovery track but deflation a worry: Reuters poll

    (Reuters) - Some of the euro zone's most vulnerable economies are set for stable if lackluster growth over the coming year and deflation remains a serious threat, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Thursday. The economic outlooks for Ireland and...
  • Blackrock sees riskier outlook for major emerging markets

    LONDON (Reuters) - Political instability and a worsening economic outlook mean major emerging markets such as Argentina, Brazil and Russia are riskier places to invest, according to a closely watched index. According to asset manager Blackrock's...
  • Destroyed jet, sanctions to drive more money to Latam, Asia

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - The downing of a Malaysian passenger jet over eastern Ukraine on Thursday is likely to keep fixed income investors shunning Russia, and eastern Europe more broadly, in favor of other emerging markets. The eruption of conflict earlier...
  • Insiders worry China's stimulus focus delays reform drive

    BEIJING (Reuters) - Policy insiders are concerned that China's ambitious reform agenda is being sidelined by a focus on stimulus to meet the government's growth target, delaying the planned overhaul of the world's second-largest economy. The government...
  • Fort Eustis a budget target again, but to what extent?

    Fort Eustis a budget target again, but to what extent?
    An Army planning document released last week describes a devastating impact to Fort Eustis if deep budget cuts return in 2016. But at this point, it is based more in theory than reality. Still, even a theoretical cut of nearly 4,200 personnel from an...
  • Magical thinking on government debt

    Magical thinking on government debt
    The U.S. government debt now stands at $17 trillion, more than double what it was a decade ago. It's still expanding, as the Treasury pays out more than it takes in, and the shortfall is expected to grow over the next decade. So it's deeply gratifying...
  • Political upstarts still formidable: Front Burner

    As most were writing off the tea-party candidates as also-rans, recent results in Virginia, Mississippi, Texas and Nebraska show they're not gone by a long shot. The stunning defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the inability of long-time Sen....
  • EU leaders signal shift from austerity of euro crisis

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In the latest shift away from the austerity of the euro zone crisis, European Union leaders signalled at a summit that they were ready to give member states extra time to consolidate their budgets as long as they pressed ahead with...