Economy

Japan's Economy, Already Wobbly, Faces Big Blow From Coronavirus

55 minutes ago   |   NY Times

After hits from storms and a tax increase, the world's No. 3 economy could face recession as the outbreak takes a toll on tourism.
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Silicon Valley Heads to Europe, Nervous About New Rules

5 hours ago   |   NY Times

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Google's Sundar Pichai have journeyed to Brussels as the European Union drafts regulation for A.I. and the digital economy.
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Hungary's Orban warns about climate crisis, slow EU growth

7 hours ago   |   ABC News

Hungary's prime minister declared the past decade as the most successful of Hungary's past century, but also said the country was threatened by the climate crisis, continuing...
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Officials announce $75M for Chicago-area public housing

7 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Nearly a dozen public housing authorities in the Chicago area will receive $75 million in federal funding for development, financing and modernization, federal...
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The coronavirus could cripple China's economy for longer than Wall Street wants to believe

The coronavirus could cripple China's economy for longer than Wall Street wants to believe

11 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Wall Street is convincing itself that China will bounce back relatively quickly around the end of the first quarter, when it expects the coronavirus' spread to be...
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The casualties of Mongolia's doomed love affair with coal

11 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

From magic bullet to poisoned chalice: coal has helped the economy to boom, at great cost to ordinary people's lives.
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California's Inclusive, Sustainable Capitalism

13 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

After years of inaction by the US federal government, state governments like California's have forged ahead with solutions to challenges such as climate change and...
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Denouncing the U.S., Venezuelan Troops and Militias Stage Drills

1 day ago   |   Time

Venezuela's armed forces and civilian militias took the streets in cities, beaches and border regions on Saturday for drills ordered by President Nicolás Maduro, amid tensions...
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What Greystar's belief in multifamily says about the health of the economy

1 day ago   |   The Real Deal New York

Greystar CEO Bob Faith says he's “very bullish” on the multifamily sector and so are investors, whether or not the economic cycle is past its peak. When asked if the South...
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A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the 'overreaction' and 'unnecessary panic' towards the coronavirus

A top Chinese official has slammed other countries for the 'overreaction' and 'unnecessary panic' towards the coronavirus

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Chinese Foreign Minister and State Councillor Wang Yi advised against the US from taking "unnecessary" coronavirus response actions that could be detrimental towards the...
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President Trump sets off raucous celebration, takes Daytona 500 warmup lap in presidential limousine

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Sports stars J.J. Watt and Kealia Ohai get married

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Daytona 500 purse in high gear, topping $23 million

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The NBA All-Star Game MVP Award is now the Kobe Bryant MVP Award

The NBA All-Star Game MVP Award is now the Kobe Bryant MVP Award

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A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25K

A taxi driver saved an elderly woman from being scammed out of $25K

A cab driver knew something sounded fishy when his 92-year-old passenger said she needed a ride to the bank to withdraw $25,000. Read more ...

Surging Bruins earn 3-1 win over Rangers

Surging Bruins earn 3-1 win over Rangers

NEW YORK - Charlie McAvoy, Charlie Coyle, Patrice Bergeron each scored, and the Boston Bruins began a four-game road trip with a 3-1 win against the New York Rangers on Sunday. Read more ...

Islanders acquire Devils captain Andy Greene for playoff push

Islanders acquire Devils captain Andy Greene for playoff push

NEWARK, N.J. - The New Jersey Devils are turning toward youth by trading captain and defenseman Andy Greene to the Islanders. New Jersey acquired prospect defenseman David... Read more ...

Postponed Blues-Ducks game rescheduled for March 11

Postponed Blues-Ducks game rescheduled for March 11

ANAHEIM, Calif. - The Anaheim Ducks' postponed game against the St. Louis Blues will be played March 11. Read more ...

What to know about Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, its Kobe Bryant tributes

What to know about Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, its Kobe Bryant tributes

From resetting scores to special jerseys, here are the ways the All-Star Game is honoring Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna. Read more ...

No. 17 Iowa women run home streak to 34, top Badgers 97-71

No. 17 Iowa women run home streak to 34, top Badgers 97-71

Makenzie Meyer added 13 points for Iowa, which shot 55% to bounce back from a 93-59 loss at Maryland in a showdown for first place. Read more ...