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Central banks in Europe and China on Friday announced moves to ease credit. But the action may have limited impact.
U.S. stocks ended the week at highs as markets rallied on overseas central banks' stimulus efforts and an encouraging domestic outlook.
When China cuts interest rates, McDonald's outperforms the market five days later and makers of stone and gravel also beat the market, history shows.
China has revealed its floor for economic growth is 7 percent after unexpectedly cutting interest rates, the former chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia says.
Growing social unrest in Mexico culminated in a mass protest on the streets of its capital Thursday, with reports of fierce clashes between demonstrators and police.
China cut interest rates unexpectedly on Friday, stepping up a campaign to prop up growth in the world's second-largest economy.
The euro zone is likely to stay stagnant and the ECB stands ready to act fast to combat low inflation, says President Mario Draghi.
With its domestic economy cooling, China is investing heavily outside its borders in multibillion dollar infrastructure projects.
It's crystal-ball time for markets and Goldman Sachs is no different, outlining top-10 themes for 2015, eyeing the economic recovery, China and oil.
How much more bad news must come out of the Japanese experiment in mega-stimulus before Keynesians reassess their assumptions? asks Peter Schiff.
A new free trade agreement may give companies from South Korea a serious leg up—in China.
With the global economy slowing, countries around the world are looking for ways to ease trade barriers and spur growth.
Recessions...plunging oil prices...how should investors play all of this global economic turmoil?
Vladimir Putin called for deeper ties with North Korea to improve regional security, a day after holding talks with a personal envoy of Kim Jong Un.
The cost of borrowing for embattled euro zone nation Greece got even more expensive on Thursday, as investors shunned the country's sovereign debt.
Globalization is recovering from the hit it took during the financial crisis. But it doesn’t look the same.
Can a Russian innovation hub kick start its fledgling tech industry? The Global Post reports.
Russian President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of wanting to subdue Moscow but warned Washington it would never succeed.
With Japan's economy showing signs of contracting, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held off on a planned sales tax increase.
The euro zone is in danger of its third recession since 2008, despite recent better-than-expected economic data, according to Jean-Michel Six of S&P.