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Trudeau says Canada, EU must lead world economy By Philip Blenkinsop STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Thursday that the whole world benefited from a strong European Union and that the bloc and his country needed to lead the international economy in challenging times
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 10:49 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Four famines mean 20 million may starve in the next six months By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - More than 20 million people - greater than the population of Romania or Florida - risk dying from starvation within six months in four separate famines, U.N. World Food Programme chief economist Arif Husain says. Wars in Ye
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 10:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Departing Bank Regulator's Advice To Stave Off Another Financial Crisis Departing Federal Reserve Board member Daniel Tarullo was a key architect of post-crisis financial reforms. He talks about how those reforms have worked and what could help in the future.
NPR.org | Feb 16, 2017 09:41 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nigeria not sure yet how much to borrow from World Bank -minister Nigeria has not decided yet how much it wants to borrow from the World Bank, its budget minister said on Wednesday, to help pay for record spending of $24 billion this year. Diplomats and officials told Reuters last week the oil producer plans to present
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 08:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Asian stocks mixed on upbeat US data, rate hike expectations SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Asian stocks were mixed Thursday as investors took profit amid expectations that the Federal Reserve could raise interest rates more aggressively than expected following upbeat U.S. economic data.
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 08:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gold rises as dollar gives up gains; U.S. rates in focus Gold prices rose on Thursday as the dollar drifted down from one-month highs hit in the previous session on upbeat U.S. economic data that boosted the prospects of an interest rate hike by the Federal Reserve next month. U.S. retail sales rose more than e
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 07:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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'Day Without Immigrants' protests being held across US Immigrants across the country are expected to stay home from school and work on Thursday to show how critical they are to the U.S. economy and way of life. "A Day Without Immigrants" actions ...
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 06:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mexico hails big year for tourism in 2016 Mexico enjoyed a banner year in 2016 for tourism, hitting "historic highs" in part due to a spike in the number of US travelers drawn in by the weakened peso, the government said. A total of 35 million foreign visitors went to Mexico last year,
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 04:50 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Dollar retreats as U.S. Treasury yields come off highs By Yuzuha Oka TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar pulled back on Thursday after rising to one-month highs in the wake of upbeat U.S. economic data, with demand for the greenback cooling as Treasury yields came off their peaks. Better-than-expected U.S. inflation
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 03:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Asia markets dip as Trump rally takes a break The rally in Asian markets petered out Thursday, while the dollar also dipped as investors brushed off another record Wall Street close and upbeat US data to cash in profits. Another positive assessment of the US economy and reassurance over tax reform fr
Yahoo! News | Feb 16, 2017 03:07 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend