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  • Euro zone economy grinds to halt even before Russia sanctions bite

    BERLIN/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Euro zone economic growth ground to a halt in the second quarter as Germany's economy shrank and France's stagnated. The zero growth reported by statistics agency Eurostat on Thursday was cause for alarm throughout the 18-...
  • Eastern European recovery starts to slow

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Growth was weaker in much of the EU's emerging east in the second quarter, auguring a broad slowdown for the rest of the year as western Europe struggles and the whole region starts to feel the impact of the Ukraine crisis. The...
  • End of the Wirtschaftswunder? Germany's sudden slowdown

    By Noah Barkin BERLIN (Reuters) - The German soccer team's romp to victory in last month's World Cup was hailed at home as a symbol of the country's emergence as a confident global economic power. But in an ironic twist, the feel-good triumph in Brazil...
  • Brazil's economy slows sharply in June, adds to recession signs

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - Economic activity in Brazil dropped sharply in June as the World Cup soccer tournament shut down shops and factories across the country, adding to signs Latin America's largest economy slipped into recession. The Brazilian central...
  • Weak German industry output adds to signs of second-quarter slowdown

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German industrial output rose just 0.3 percent on the month in June, missing a forecast rise of 1.3 percent, as fears over the crisis in Ukraine weighed, adding to signals that Europe's largest economy may have stalled in the second...
  • Trade boost may not save German economy from second-quarter contraction

    BERLIN (Reuters) - German exports and imports rebounded in June, suggesting the West's standoff with Russia over Ukraine is not seriously hurting Europe's largest economy but failing to dispel concerns of a contraction in the second quarter. Data from...
  • Social Security demystified

    When the Social Security Trustees recently released their report on the financial condition of Social Security, they echoed the warnings made by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office that the program is financially unsustainable without changes....
  • Social Security crisis closer than you think

    The latest Social Security Trustees' report shows the projected dates of insolvency for the program's trust funds remain largely unchanged. Regrettably, some misinterpret this as an indication that Social Security doesn't require immediate reform. Make no...
  • Charles Lane: The US needs to get serious about its defense spending

    In the run-up to this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit, much has been made of the fact that the United States is one of just a handful of the 28 member states that spends more than 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense along...
  • France most at risk in new euro zone fiscal drive say rating firms

    LONDON (Reuters) - The world's top rating agencies are taking a cautious stance on Mario Draghi's call for tax cuts and growth-friendly tinkering of fiscal policy in the euro zone and warn France's rating would be most at risk if it fails to noticeably...
  • War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa

    War, poverty and now Ebola in West Africa
    Colonial poverty, then civil war, and now, a deadly plague. Among the world's poorest states at the bottom of global development indexes, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea had shown signs of leaving behind brutal wars and leaping into Africa's economic...