ROME, March 9- An ambitious Italian plan for tax cuts to be announced this week will respect European Union deficit limits, Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Sunday.» Read More
Asian markets sank Thursday with investors spooked by news that Netherlands-listed fund Carlyle Capital, expects its lenders to seize its assets and cause its likely liquidation. Carlyle Capital is an affiliate of private equity firm Carlyle Group.
Hillary Clinton retains a narrow lead over Barack Obama among Democratic voters nationwide, helped in part by her advantage on economic issues, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows.
Asian stocks closed firmly higher Wednesday, though off their earlier highs, after the U.S. Federal Reserve, in a joint effort with other central banks, said it would add up to $200 billion in funds to help resuscitate strained credit markets.
Barack Obama beat rival Hillary Clinton in Mississippi on Tuesday, giving him new momentum in their increasingly nasty presidential fight as they head into the next critical showdown in Pennsylvania in six weeks.
Asian markets moved out of negative territory and closed higher Tuesday. Japan and South Korea both ended over 1 percent higher despite initial sharp losses during the morning.
Opposition parties were getting ready to take power in five of Malaysia's 13 states on Tuesday, putting the country in uncharted waters with the government facing real competition for the first time.
Asian stocks slumped to a seven-week low Monday, following a fall in U.S. stocks last Friday, after data showed employment fell in February at its fastest rate in five years, heightening worries about the economy.
Malaysia's premier said on Sunday he has no plan to step down after leading his ruling coalition to its worst election result in decades, despite calls by his influential predecessor for him to quit.
Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton defeated Senator Barack Obama in the Ohio and Texas primaries on Tuesday, ending a string of defeats and allowing her to soldier on in a Democratic presidential nomination race that now seems unlikely to end any time soon.
The "new" Super Tuesday is here with 370 national convention delegates at stake for the Democrats, a pivoal day for Senators Obama and Clinton. The Intrade markets show Clinton in the lead in Ohio, but with Obama still clearly in the lead for the nomination. (www.intrade.com)
Hillary Clinton refused to count herself out of the U.S. presidential race on Tuesday as her hard-fought duel with Barack Obama for the Democratic nomination rested with voters in Ohio and Texas.
Russia's next president Dmitry Medvedev pledged to uphold Vladimir Putin's policies on Monday after easily winning an election critics said was stage-managed to let the outgoing Kremlin leader keep his grip on power.
As we move towards the critical Texas and Ohio primaries on March 4th, public opinion polls are showing that Clinton is losing ground against Obama in Ohio and Texas, and Obama is on a roll with 11 straight primary victories.Clinton went on the attack last night, early and often in the debate at Cleveland State University in Ohio. Did her aggressive behavior help her with the Intrade prediction markets (www.intrade.com)?
Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton clashed sharply over health care in a debate on Tuesday, accusing each other of misrepresenting their approaches to offering coverage for 47 million uninsured Americans.
John McCain denied a romantic relationship with a female telecommunications lobbyist on Thursday and said a report by The New York Times suggesting favoritism for her clients is "not true."
Now that Obama has won his 9th and 10th consecutive primaries in Wisconsin and Hawaii, will Texas be Hillary Clinton's last stand? The Intrade prediction markets (www.intrade.com) are showing an erosion of support for Clinton in both Texas and Ohio, and positive momentum for Obama to win the overall Democratic nomination.
With big wins in hand, Democrat Barack Obama pointed on Wednesday toward critical showdowns with rival Hillary Clinton next month that could prove decisive in their heavyweight presidential battle.
Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's opponents headed for election victory on Tuesday after voters rejected his former ruling party, raising questions about the future of the U.S. ally who has ruled since 1999.
Malaysia's premier called for fresh elections on Wednesday, kicking off a campaign likely to be dominated by racial issues as religious tension rises in the southeast Asian nation.
The Intrade market (www.intrade.com) is predicting that McCain and Obama will sweep today's Potomac primaries. See how the candidates stack up going into today's election...