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  • What the U.S. - Iran Feud Means for Europe, China and Japan What the U.S. - Iran Feud Means for Europe, China and Japan 2:12
    The Two Forces Pushing and Pulling at Trump's Economy The Two Forces Pushing and Pulling at Trump's Economy 2:20
    Why the Brexit 'Mess' Could Be an American Problem as Well Why the Brexit 'Mess' Could Be an American Problem as Well 2:47
12:27 p.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Chris Matthews
Why the coming recession could force the Federal Reserve to swap greenbacks for digital dollars Paper bank notes are being upgraded for a digital future around the worldPaper bank notes are being upgraded for a digital future around the world.
6:13 a.m. Sept. 14, 2019 - By Quentin Fottrell
As Brexit looms closer, approximately 80,000 Irish passports were issued to UK residents so far in 2019 Holders of an Irish passport would have the freedom to work anywhere within the 28-member unionHolders of an Irish passport would have the freedom to work anywhere within the 28-member union.
3:47 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - Associated Press
EU turns to Ireland’s Hogan to lead post-Brexit trade talks with U.K. The current competition commissioner, Margrethe Vestager, is set to retain her portfolioThe incoming president of the European Union’s powerful executive arm on Tuesday nominated Irishman Phil Hogan to lead future EU trade talks, which could put him in charge of negotiations with Britain after Brexit.
3:16 a.m. Sept. 10, 2019 - By Pierre Briançon
Why Europe remains unfazed by the U.K.’s ongoing political drama Politics, the economy and diplomatic considerations explain why the EU is resigned to no-dealThe EU is still eager to strike a deal but has resigned itself to the possibility of a hard Brexit.
3:41 p.m. Sept. 9, 2019 - Associated Press
Air Force to review policies after crew stayed at Trump resort Critics say taxpayer-funded stays at Trump hotels is conflict of interestThe Air Force is reviewing how crews on international travel choose airports and hotels after one crew recently spent a night at a Trump resort in Scotland.
4:21 a.m. Sept. 6, 2019 - By Mark Cobley
London markets trail global peers after a week of turmoil U.K. markets looked set to close the week out on a gain of almost 1% after a week of extraordinary political turmoil in London.
2:26 p.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - Associated Press
Boris Johnson says snap election is the only way to resolve Brexit gridlock British P.M.’s brother quits government as crisis deepensBoxed in by opponents and abandoned politically even by his own brother, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson struggled Thursday to keep his Brexit plans on track, and he accused lawmakers of thwarting democracy by blocking his call for a new election.
4:49 a.m. Sept. 5, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Meeting Pence, Johnson calls Corbyn a ‘chlorinated chicken’British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday had an interesting characterization of his rival while meeting visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.
11:31 a.m. Sept. 3, 2019 - By Sunny Oh
10-year Treasury yield falls to July 2016 low as ISM manufacturing index enters contraction ISM manufacturing index fell to 49.1 in August, a three-year lowTreasury yields fall on Tuesday as investors face signs that the U.S. manufacturing sector may have shrunk last month, another indicator that the economy may be heading into a recession.
10:16 a.m. Sept. 3, 2019 - By Myra P. Saefong
Gold rallies back to highest in over 6 years as ISM manufacturing marks lowest reading since 2016 Brexit, China-U.S. trade uncertainties offer suffer supportGold futures rally Tuesday as a contraction in August U.S. manufacturing, trade-related tensions, global growth concerns and the threat of a disorderly exit by Britain from the European Union drew investors to the haven metal.
9:52 a.m. Sept. 2, 2019 - By Guy Verhofstadt
Battle for Britain will go on long after Brexit and Boris Johnson Abandoning the E.U. would leave Britain with tough tradeoffs and Trump Abandoning the E.U. would leave Britain with tough tradeoffs and Trump.
1:18 p.m. Aug. 29, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Number of young Republicans concerned about environment jumps in last five years Quinnipiac shows majority considers climate change an emergency, light rail moves along in Phoenix and more from today’s headlinesDispatches from the business of climate change.
6:31 a.m. Aug. 29, 2019 - By Mark Cobley
How Boris Johnson is planning to thwart the rebel allianceBoris Johnson is reportedly planning a host of unusual maneuvers over the next two months in his all-out push to quickly force Britain out of the EU
5:28 a.m. Aug. 28, 2019 - By Mark Cobley
Can the British prime minister really just suspend Parliament? Boris Johnson is planning to suspend the British parliament to force through a rapid exit from the European Union, against the apparent wishes of many lawmakers.
2:56 p.m. Aug. 26, 2019 - Associated Press
UN chief warns of ‘dramatic climate emergency’ as G-7 pledges $40 million for Amazon fire Trump skips discussion on climate with other world leaders, sending aides insteadUN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says that the world faces “a dramatic climate emergency.” He is urging leaders at a Sept. 23 summit in New York to agree to cut greenhouse gas emissions by more than they promised in the 2015 Paris climate accord.
10:02 a.m. Aug. 25, 2019 - Associated Press
At G-7, Boris Johnson admits prospects for Brexit deal are ‘touch and go’ Trump promises ‘very big trade deal’ after BrexitU.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged Sunday that the prospect of a Brexit deal was “touch and go,” as other European Union capitals grasp the problems Britain has with the withdrawal agreement.
7:10 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Lina Saigol
With pound under pressure, foreign buyers are snapping up British companies Entertainment One is latest example of foreign purchaseFrom toys and pubs to aerospace and defence, companies across a diverse range of sectors have been snapped up in recent weeks as the UK hurtles towards a disorderly Brexit
6:14 a.m. Aug. 23, 2019 - By Barbara Kollmeyer
Investors are so bearish, it’s almost time to start buying stocks again, says Bank of America Critical information for the U.S. trading dayHappy Jackson Hole-Friday. Our call of the day comes from the Bank of America folks, whose Friday “Flow Show” zeroes in on a contrarian signal telling investors to get ready to love stocks again.
2:42 p.m. Aug. 22, 2019 - Associated Press
G-7 summit to open with examination of the global economy Trump insists recession is not on the horizonPresident Donald Trump and other leaders of the world’s most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit in France over the weekend by discussing the global economy.
10:43 p.m. Aug. 19, 2019 - By Pierre Briançon
Dancing in the dark: The Bank of England’s rate problem isn’t about to go away And no sympathy from financial marketsEconomic growth in the U.K. is slower than forecast — with gross domestic product even shrinking 0.2% in the second quarter — but inflation is higher than economists expected, at an annual 2% in July.
3:23 a.m. Aug. 19, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Stimulus chatter lifts U.K. stocks British stocks on Monday got a lift from global chatter of stimulus in light trade.
6:40 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
Amazon Prime Day boosts British retail sales in JulyAmazon’s annual discounting day led to a surprisingly strong gain for British retail sales in July.
3:09 a.m. Aug. 15, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
British stocks stumble for second day on U.S.-China contagion fears Surprisingly strong U.K. retail sales does little for equitiesBritish stocks on Thursday crumbled on concerns over the global economy in the wake of the U.S.-China trade war, even as data showed its own consumers have been resilient.
3:15 p.m. Aug. 14, 2019 - By Emily Jacobs
No U.S.-U.K. trade deal if Brexit undermines Good Friday accord, Pelosi warns House speaker calls agreement ‘bedrock of peace in Northern Ireland’ that must be maintainedHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a warning to the United Kingdom on Wednesday amid talks of a free-trade deal with the U.S. after Britain departs the European Union.
2:04 a.m. Aug. 14, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
British stocks struggle as economic concerns reigniteBritish stocks languished on Wednesday, with worries about the health of the global economy returning to pressure equities.
1:03 p.m. Aug. 12, 2019 - Associated Press
U.S. ready to start negotiating post-Brexit trade deal with U.K. Bolton suggests piecemeal approach to cover common ground firstThe United States is ready to negotiate a post-Brexit trade deal with the U.K. “in pieces” to help speed the process as Britain prepares to leave the European Union on Oct. 31, National Security Adviser John Bolton said Monday.
11:25 a.m. Aug. 9, 2019 - By Rachel Koning Beals
Oil ends down week on the back of two-session surge Crude slumped into a bear market this weekOil prices were higher Friday as the futures market tried for back-to-back recovery sessions after the market skidded into bear territory this week, dragged down by concerns a prolonged trade war will sap energy demand.
3:45 a.m. Aug. 9, 2019 - By Callum Keown
British stocks spared heavy losses by plunging pound as U.K. economy shrinks London stock markets were spared heavy losses on Friday by a plunge in the pound after data showed the U.K. economy contracted in the second quarter for the first time since 2012.
11:06 a.m. Aug. 1, 2019 - By Shawn Langlois
Boston named best U.S. city for students, but it doesn’t crack the global top 10Boston boasts dozens of universities in and around the city, including some internationally renowned institutions like Harvard and MIT. What it cannot boast, however, is a top 10 finish in a new survey of the best cities in the world for students. And nor can any other city in the United States.
9:33 a.m. July 31, 2019 - By Jeffrey D. Sachs
First Trump, then Boris Johnson: The glaring flaws that enabled both to win power This is a crisis of Anglo-American democracy, writes Jeffrey D. SachsThis is a crisis of Anglo-American democracy, writes Jeffrey D. Sachs.
7:28 a.m. July 31, 2019 - By Peter Morici
Trump should boost Boris Johnson with a quick trade deal U.K. can harden the Irish border slightly as part of a badly needed hard BrexitBrexit will challenge Boris Johnson, and Donald Trump should help out by offering a quick trade deal to the U.K.
2:26 a.m. July 31, 2019 - By Callum Keown
European stocks fight back ahead of expected Fed rate cut European markets fought back from heavy losses but markets remained cautious ahead of the Federal Reserve’s anticipated rate cut later on Wednesday.
9:44 a.m. July 30, 2019 - By Callum Keown
The pound could keep falling as Britain’s new prime minister plays hardball over BrexitThe pound’s decline has shown no signs of stopping and the struggling currency could fall even further as Boris Johnson plays hardball with the European Union over Brexit.
5:53 a.m. July 29, 2019 - By Tom Teodorczuk
Capital Confidential: Boris goes on a Congressional charm offensiveWhispers from U.K. business and politics
6:37 p.m. July 28, 2019 - Associated Press
Diplomats hope to salvage Iran nuclear deal, without U.S. Meeting in Vienna, Iran and global powers say they are ‘determined to save this deal’Diplomats from Iran and five world powers recommitted Sunday to salvaging a major nuclear deal amid mounting tensions between the West and Tehran since the U.S. withdrew from the accord and reimposed sanctions.
2:53 a.m. July 25, 2019 - By Brett Arends
I’m betting Boris and Brexit won’t sink Britain and am buying stocks London’s FTSE 100 stock-market index looks cheap on the fundamentalsLondon’s FTSE 100 stock-market index looks cheap on the fundamentals.
7:59 a.m. July 23, 2019 - By Steve Goldstein
British stocks rise to near 11-month high as Johnson elected as Conservative party leaderBritish stocks rose to nearly an 11-month high on Wednesday, as the Conservative Party’s election of Boris Johnson as prime minister was set against a backdrop of global optimism for stocks.
5:23 a.m. July 23, 2019 - By Desmond Lachman
These 3 high-wire European risks could send the U.S. economy into recession S&P 500 index could follow suitThe S&P 500 index could follow suit.
9:24 a.m. July 20, 2019 - Associated Press
Iran says its seizure of British ship a ‘reciprocal’ move Iranian commandos in black ski masks and fatigues rappel from helicopter onto the vessel in the Strait of Hormuz.Iran’s seizure of a British oil tanker was a response to Britain’s role in impounding an Iranian supertanker first, senior officials said Saturday,
1:54 p.m. July 16, 2019 - Associated Press
G-7 finance chiefs to tackle cryptocurrency risks, digital tax at Paris summit France’s new 3% tax on tech-company revenue likely to be a point of contentionFinance officials from the Group of Seven rich democracies will weigh risks from new digital currencies and debate how to tax tech companies like Google and Amazon when they meet at a chateau north of Paris starting Wednesday.
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