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  • Japanese central bank chief sticks his neck out, pressures PM Abe for action

    By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - Bank of Japan (BOJ) Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has a simple message for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe: It's time to fire the 'third arrow' of reform or risk squandering the efforts of the past 18 months to revive the...
  • Fitch, S&P downgrade South Africa's bond rating and outlook

    Fitch, S&P downgrade South Africa's bond rating and outlook
    Two global agencies downgraded South Africa’s bond rating and outlook on Friday as the country's economy suffers through a crippling 5-month-old strike by platinum miners. Fitch ratings agency downgraded the country’s outlook from stable...
  • SSA transfers disability appeals cases to cut backlog

    SSA transfers disability appeals cases to cut backlog
    The Social Security Administration will transfer more than 15 percent of its disability appeals cases from its Baltimore office to other cities in an effort to relieve what has become the third-worst processing delay in the nation, the agency said Friday....
  • A bumpy year for Maryland's economy

    A bumpy year for Maryland's economy
    Maryland's economy has grown almost without fail in the last quarter-century, ticking up year after year. But not in 2013. That's according to early estimates from the U.S. Department of Commerce, which showed Maryland's gross domestic product...
  • Pelto: It's Definite; He's A Candidate For Governor

    Pelto: It's Definite; He's A Candidate For Governor
    Former state Rep. Jonathan Pelto, the Democrat who last month began exploring a third-party candidacy against incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, declared Wednesday that he's definitely running for governor – a move that some party...
  • China's faster lending in May seen helping steady economy

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China's new bank lending and money supply rose faster than expected in May, as the government ramps up policy stimulus measures to energize a slowing economy. The central bank data released on Thursday added to reassuring signs that...
  • Surpluses and tax cuts for some states, deficits for others

    WASHINGTON For the first time since the recession ended, state revenues and employment have both surpassed pre-recession levels, at least in the country as a whole. But if this is finally the "good times," it sure doesn't feel like it to some states. A...
  • Disgruntled performers threaten French summer festivals

    * March 22 reform makes cuts to workers' benefits * Move is part of efforts to straighten French finances * Separate protests by train, taxi-drivers due PARIS, June 10 (Reuters) - Performers, technicians and other casual workers in the French arts...
  • IMF warns of reform fatigue holding back Greece

    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece needs to improve the efficiency of its public sector dramatically to meet fiscal targets and avoid new austerity measures, the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday. It cautioned that reform fatigue had set in among the...
  • Cyprus names lead managers for first post-bailout bond

    By Michele Kambas NICOSIA (Reuters) - Cyprus appointed lead managers on Tuesday to arrange its first post-bailout bond, underpinning its ambitions for a swift comeback to international markets just a year after teetering on the verge of bankruptcy....
  • Portugal could go without last bailout payment: minister

    LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal could go without the final payment of its bailout, the country's finance minister said on Tuesday, after a constitutional court ruling rejecting a series of austerity measures put the last tranche of the aid package at risk....