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NEW YORK -- A military conflict in the Taiwan Strait would wreak mayhem in the global economy, Kurt Campbell, U.S. President Joe Biden's point man on the Indo-Pacific region, said Tuesday.Campbell stressed that a cross-strait conflict would not be kept to a narrow geographical frame.Such a clash "would broaden......
North Korea is facing one of the worst economic crises in its 73-year history, amid shortages of food and medicines and warnings of rising unemployment and homelessness.The country’s economy has been battered by more than a year of border restrictions imposed after the coronavirus outbreak, flooding caused by natural......
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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit surged to a record $74.4 billion in March as an improving U.S. economy drove purchases of imported foreign goods. The deficit, the gap......
BISHKEK – For the first time in centuries, there is an opportunity to connect Central and South Asia via modern transport and energy corridors through Afghanistan. Once completed, these projects would transform Eurasian security, significantly increase regional economic activity, and potentially bring peace at last to Afghanistan. They may......
Editor’s Note: Michael Metz is a retired materials scientist, entrepreneur, and business owner. He has a history of board leadership with profit and nonprofit organizations and currently serves in that role for the Maker Space Generator and The Vermont Community Foundation. This commentary is from a 10-part series in......
LONDON: The dollar retreated after its recent bounce on Monday as investors made a cautious start to a week crammed with central bank meetings and big-ticket US economic data, waiting for clues on the global inflation outlook and policymakers’ responses. Trade was thinned by holidays in Japan, China and Britain,......
Don’t panic about rising inflation in 2021. That’s the message delivered Monday by the president of the New York Federal Reserve. John Williams, one of the top officials at the U.S. central bank, said he expects inflation will “run above”......
If the deepening climate crisis teaches us anything, it’s that we are embedded in the natural world and ignore this reality at our peril. At last month’s Leaders Summit on Climate, U.S. President Joe Biden pressed the world’s......
Share Tweet Share Share Share Email The connected economy is evolving in the U.S., taking its cue from the super a...
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Perhaps the most striking difference between the middle class of 50 years ago and the middle class today is a loss of confidence — the confidence that you were doing better than your parents and that your children would do better than you.President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar suite of economic proposals is aiming to both reinforce and rebuild an A...