| Feb 11, 2015
| 6:49 PM
As tens of thousands of anti-austerity demonstrators poured into the streets of Greece, the new finance minister faced off Wednesday against his Eurozone counterparts in Belgium in a bid to renegotiate the nation's bailout package.
After a six-hour...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 1:23 PM
Today's pop quiz involves oxymorons, those often amusing contradictory two-word expressions like jumbo shrimp, amicable divorce and Fox News.
OK, which of the following oxymorons has gained favor within the higher ranks of finance and politics: a)...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 3:47 PM
Separatist forces deployed more arms and manpower Wednesday to an emerging flashpoint in eastern Ukraine, hours before diplomats from Russia and Ukraine agreed on a dividing line from where both sides should pull back their heavy weapons.
| Nov 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Criticized for being long on promises and short on delivery, leaders of the Group of 20 major economies set a target of lifting global economic output by at least 2% over five years -- an ambitious goal that would add $2 trillion to the world economy...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:09 PM
Japan has fallen back into a recession, a continuation of more than two decades of struggles and a warning about the overwhelming challenge of getting an economy healthy again after massive debt and a real estate bubble poison it.
Like the U.S. and...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Comedian Bill Maher is scheduled to be the speaker at UC Berkeley’s mid-year commencement, but some students, who object to what they allege to be his anti-Muslim statements, are asking administrators to rescind the invitation.
A petition urging...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Given the chance to be a fly on the wall at any institution, few would choose the International Monetary Fund.
As part of a series from the Writers in Residence nonprofit organization, novelist Geoff Dyer spent a fortnight on a U.S. aircraft carrier,...
| May 31, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Is it a sign of the times that commencement speeches have become controversial?
This year has been marked by a string of protests at college campuses across the country against the people invited to deliver keynote addresses at graduation ceremonies....
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:00 AM
The International Monetary Fund sharply lowered its U.S. growth projection for the year and issued a cautionary note to investors: Don't be too confident about interest rates.
Like others in the economic forecasting business, the IMF downgraded its U.S....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 7:02 AM
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. needs to get "its act together" and raise the debt limit before a default derails the nation's recovery and damages the world economy, a top International Monetary Fund official said Wednesday.
Short-term interest rates have risen...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 2:47 PM
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