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Tumbling Lira Casts Shadow Over Erdogans June Election

ISTANBUL – Running a market stall in Istanbul’s working class Fatih district, Ozgur Kamis struggles to make a living as the cost of his stock rises day by...

Colombia Faces Challenge To Avoid Debt Downgrade Whoever Wins Vote

BOGOTA – With Colombia’s oil revenues flagging and its economy struggling to regain momentum, whoever wins its presidential election faces a challenge to...

Americans Report Stronger Finances In Trumps First Year Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON – The share of Americans who report they are doing “at least okay” financially rose in President Donald Trump’s first year in office,...

Left Behind Why Boomtown New Zealand Has A Homelessness Crisis

WELLINGTON – New Zealand’s dairy-fuelled economy has for several years been the envy of the rich world, yet despite the rise in prosperity tens of thousands...

Us Labor Market Tightening Mid-atlantic Factory Activity Picks Up

WASHINGTON – New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its...

Us Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Mid-atlantic Factory Activity Picks Up

WASHINGTON – New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its...

Us Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Unemployment Rolls Smallest In 45 Years

– New applications for U.S. jobless benefits increased more than expected last week, but the number of Americans on unemployment rolls fell to its lowest level...

Vatican Says Amoral Financial System Needs Infusion Of Ethics More Regulation

VATICAN CITY – The Vatican called for more regulation of markets and financial systems on Thursday, saying economic crises showed they were not able to govern...

Industrial Production Rises Strongly Homebuilding Tumbles

WASHINGTON – U.S. industrial production increased solidly in April amid an acceleration in manufacturing and mining output, the latest indication that the economy...