Talks between the U.S. and Japan are making progress and will resume again on Monday, Japan's economy minister said.» Read More
As Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls wrapped up his speech to the Labour party conference on Monday, one thing became abundantly clear: Labour still have a trust issue when it comes to the economy.
Coca-Cola now sees the US becoming a less friendly business environment than China, its chief executive has revealed, citing political gridlock and an antiquated tax structure as reasons its home market has become less competitive. The FT reports.
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The UK’s opposition finance spokesman Ed Balls called on the government to provide a credible policy to encourage economic growth telling delegates at the Labour party’s annual conference the coalition government’s austerity plan “just wasn’t working”.
British lawyers acting for victims of phone hacking by The News of the World are planning to launch legal action in the U.S. against directors of the newspaper's parent company News Corp, according to a report on British satellite news channel Sky News.
The UK is committed to its austerity plans and is not lining up an alternative, the country's Business Secretary told CNBC Thursday.
The Laffer Curve is an economic theory that, legend says, was written up on a napkin at a Washington D.C., restaurant. What does the Laffer Curve actually say? CNBC explains.
The US economy is imploding thanks to incompetence in Washington and arrogance on Wall Street. President Obama is hardly the victim of his predecessor's mistakes as much as his own decisions.
The President's proposal for jobs and cutting the deficit is not unreasonable, says Sen. Richard Durbin, (D-IL), who adds that the bill will put the nation in the right direction. "We want to create jobs and we want to do it in a way that is consistent with American values," he says.
More monetary stimulus by the UK could lead to more inflation and not much economic growth, a former member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee told CNBC Thursday.
Billionaire investor George Soros said he believed the United States was already experiencing the pain of a double dip recession and that Republican opposition to Obama's fiscal stimulus plans was to blame for sluggish growth.
Whether the taxes on the rich in Europe raise enough money to close much of their budget shortfalls, they are being promoted as a step toward economic fairness at a time when governments are cutting spending on social programs like pensions, health care and education. The New York Times reports.
This afternoon the Fed meets to discuss options to jumpstart a moribund U.S. economy. It doesn't have any attractive options, because leadership from the White House, Treasury and Energy Departments is needed to get the economy going.
Britain’s deputy prime minister, Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg told delegates at his annual party conference in Birmingham on Wednesday there was no turning back from the coalition government’s fiscal austerity program despite figures showing government borrowing in August reached a record high for the month.
A lot of economic arguments will occur from now until the election in 2012, says Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT).
The Bank of England (BoE) considered a further round of quantitative easing to help boost the flagging UK economy, the latest minutes of its interest rate setting committee, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) showed on Wednesday.
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President Barack Obama makes it sound as if there are millionaires all over America paying taxes at lower rates than their secretaries. The data tell a different story.
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