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Climate change to slow global economic growth, new study finds

21 hours ago   |   CNBC

The climate-related drag on global GDP per capita is projected to surpass 2.5% and exceed 3.7% in the U.S. by 2050.
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Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns

1 day ago   |   New York Post

A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate change by 2100 if nothing is...
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Hong Kong's days as global financial hub may be numbered - Jim Rogers

Hong Kong's days as global financial hub may be numbered - Jim Rogers

1 day ago   |   RT

Hong Kong is losing its status as a major financial center as investors seek a ‘safe haven' for their assets in places like Singapore amid rising tensions in the city...
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2018 WTO Trade Policy Review of Malaysia

2 days ago   |   The World Economy

Abstract This paper presents an academic analysis and review of the recently completed WTO Trade Policy Review of Malaysia, 2018. This includes suggesting policies that can...
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Climate change to shrink economies of rich, poor, hot and cold countries alike unless Paris Agreement holds

2 days ago   |   Science Daily

Detrimental economic effects of global warming are likely to go beyond those being discussed in policy circles - particularly for wealthier nations, say researchers. Study...
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Growth forecasts are rising and economy looks nowhere near as bad as bond market predicts

5 days ago   |   CNBC

Economists ratcheted up their GDP forecasts for the third quarter to a median 2.1% on Thursday.
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Latvian Lessons

5 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

It's a familiar tale of boom and bust: In 2008, Europe's most overheated economy, which had been fuelled by cheap credit and rapidly raising wages and real estate prices...
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Russia's Conscription Conundrum

5 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

Russia is in the middle of an extraordinarily ambitious military modernization project. By 2020, the country plans to upgrade a significant percentage of its weaponry. Among...
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The ‘Inverted Yield Curve' Is Predicting Recession, But What Are Other Indicators Saying?

6 days ago   |   Fortune

If you have questions about where we are in the economic cycle, you're certainly not alone. What does it mean that the yield curve inverted? Are we heading for recession? After...
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Globalism Lives

6 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In Eric X. Lee's telling , the sovereign nation-state will soon regain its status as the primary unit of global governance. The United States is in decline and globalism, a...
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Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

Brazil's Amazon rainforest is burning at a record rate, research center says

The smoke has reached one city more than 1,700 miles away, even making it pitch black during the day apparently due to smoke and ash. Read more ...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or...

Trump: Jewish people who vote Democrat show 'total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty'

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Read more ...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child...

Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement, end limits on child detention

The Trump administration moves to terminate court agreement and replace it with rule that could hold migrant children, parents longer. Read more ...

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

The US deficit is set to top $1 trillion 2 years sooner than expected

A recently passed bipartisan budget agreement is expected to push the national deficit above $1 trillion next year. The Congressional Budget Office significantly raised its... Read more ...

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Trump cancels Denmark meeting over Greenland proposal

President Donald Trump says an upcoming trip to Denmark is on hold because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S. Read more ...

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Ex-MLB players Dotel, Castillo linked to drug ring

Dominican officials say a 1,050-kilogram shipment of drugs heading from South America to Puerto Rico was one of several seizures attributed to this ring. Read more ...

Target surges 17%, set for record high after smashing forecasts and raising...

Target surges 17%, set for record high after smashing forecasts and raising profit outlook

Target's stock is on pace to open at a record high on Wednesday after the retailer posted second-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street estimates. Sales at existing Target... Read more ...

Firefighters still at scene of blaze 18 hours after fire began

Firefighters still at scene of blaze 18 hours after fire began

A fire at a North Andover recycling plant fire is under investigation. Read more ...

Defending champs Osaka, Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open

Defending champs Osaka, Djokovic are No. 1 seeds for US Open

NEW YORK - Defending champions Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are the No. 1 seeds for singles play in the U.S. Open. Read more ...

Plane crash survivors film their dramatic rescue

Plane crash survivors film their dramatic rescue

This plane crash in Half Moon Bay, California, has a happy ending. Both the pilot and his female passenger suffered no injuries and were rescued by the Coast Guard. Watch the... Read more ...