Economy

Which foreign states support the global use of the Chinese renminbi? The international political economy of currency internationalisation

13 minutes ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract The internationalisation of the Chinese renminbi has taken a path distinct from most cases involving previous international currencies, in that policy measures adopted...
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The Daily 202: The Democratic establishment fears the economy, complacency and ‘Sandersism' could let Trump win

17 minutes ago   |   The Washington Post

Party strategists worry about rural struggles and democratic socialism at a Third Way conference.
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How to Save for Retirement If You Have Your Own Business

41 minutes ago   |   Business

Small business owners and gig economy workers may enjoy freedom and often benefit from increased flexibility. However, they miss out on the retirement plans and contributions...
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'Deaths of despair' soaring among Gen Z & millennials: 'It's the economy, stupid'

'Deaths of despair' soaring among Gen Z & millennials: 'It's the economy, stupid'

2 hours ago   |   RT

Young Americans are killing themselves in record numbers, the victims of a confluence of economic and sociological factors that have singled them out - even above a nationwide...
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2020 Democratic Debates: What Women Want

3 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

During the 2020 debates, Nancy L. Cohen writes that female voters will be keen to hear the Democratic candidates weigh in on the bread-and-butter issues - like the economy and...
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How to raise $9 trillion for working-class people without really trying

How to raise $9 trillion for working-class people without really trying

4 hours ago   |   Think Progress

Stop me if you've heard this one before: Elected officials are calling faith leaders and social workers to Capitol Hill to talk about how the U.S. might begin helping the...
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France most skeptical about science and vaccines, global survey finds

8 hours ago   |   Science Mag

Sluggish economy and unemployment could explain French pessimism about science's job-boosting power
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Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with falsehoods as he excoriated Mueller, Democrats, and the press

Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with falsehoods as he excoriated Mueller, Democrats, and the press

10 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a raucous rally Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida. Trump's stump speech conspicuously lacked concrete...
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Trump Delivers a 'Bizarro World' Re-Election Speech

Trump Delivers a 'Bizarro World' Re-Election Speech

12 hours ago   |   Politico

It was possible to see a measured, thoughtful appeal for re-election Tuesday night from a Republican president-a man who talked of being “grateful and proud for what we have...
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There Are Now Three People Worth Over $100 Billion

12 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   2 articles

Bernard Arnault, Europe's richest person, just joined Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates in the world's most exclusive wealth club with a fortune of at least $100 billion. Arnault...
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Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

Trump kicks off 2020 campaign at Orlando rally

The president is hoping to replicate the dynamics that allowed him to capture the Republican Party nomination and then the presidency in 2016 as an insurgent intent on... Read more ...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1...

Utility blamed for deadly, destructive California wildfire agrees to pay $1 billion to governments

A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay $1 billion to Northern California cities and... Read more ...

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four suspects charged with shooting down passenger jet in Ukraine

Four people - three Russians and one Ukrainian - will face murder charges in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine in which 298 people were killed in... Read more ...

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

Trump raises $24.8 million in less than 24 hours, RNC says

President Donald Trump raked in nearly $25 million in campaign contributions for his re-election effort in less than 24 hours, the chairwoman of the Republican National... Read more ...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's...

UN: Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for Jamal Khashoggi's murder

Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be investigated for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi amid “credible evidence” that he and other high-level officials in the kingdom are liable... Read more ...

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

UN expert eyes probe of Saudi prince role in Khashoggi death

GENEVA - An independent U.N. human rights expert investigating the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Wednesday recommended an investigation into the possible role... Read more ...

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon's updated Kindle Oasis gains new color adjustable front light

Amazon just unveiled an updated Kindle Oasis and it is the first in the Kindle lineup to gain adjustable display color temperature. The feature allows users to customize the... Read more ...

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Feds seize $1 billion worth of cocaine in massive Philadelphia drug bust

Federal authorities discovered 16.5 tons of cocaine on a ship in a Philadelphia and arrested members of the crew in one of the largest drug busts in the area's history... Read more ...

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

Joy Harjo Becomes The First Native American U.S. Poet Laureate

A member of the Muskogee Creek Nation, the 68-year-old poet and musician says she bears "the honor on behalf of the people and my ancestors," and aims to serve as an... Read more ...

The best bike lights you can buy

The best bike lights you can buy

Insider Picks writes about products and services to help you navigate when shopping online. Insider Inc. receives a commission from our affiliate partners when you buy through... Read more ...