JAPAN'S KURODA KEEPS MUM ON POSSIBLE STEPS TO SOFTEN EASING PAIN

Bank of Japan Governor Haruhiko Kuroda stuck to the bank's playbook on Saturday, declining to comment on reports that policy makers...

WILL THE FED BECOME TRUMP'S NEXT PUNCHING BAG?

After Jerome Powell tells Congress he wants to “stay in his lane” and out of politics, he gets dragged in

 
 
 

TRUMP LINES UP POWELL AS SCAPEGOAT IF TAX, TRADE MOVES SOUR

President Donald Trump looks to be lining up Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to be the fall guy if the president's trade and...

LAGARDE WEIGHS IN ON CENTRAL BANK, TRADE DEBATE: G-20 UPDATE

This weekend's meeting of G-20 finance ministers and central bankers in Buenos Aires comes at a critical time for the global economy,...

 
 
 

TROLLS, LOAN SHARKS AND PROTEST: WEEKEND READS

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RAMAPHOSA ALLIES SECURE KEY POSITIONS IN ANC GAUTENG LEADERSHIP

Allies of South African President Cyril Ramaphosa secured key positions in the ruling party's leadership in the Gauteng province, boosting...

 
 
 

COLLAPSING DEALS SHOW LONG ROAD TO MARKET TRUST FOR EURO HOPEFUL

Bulgaria didn't make any friends on the market this week.

ISRAELI TANKS FIRE ON HAMAS POST IN GAZA AFTER INFILTRATION

Israeli tanks fired on a Hamas military post in the Gaza Strip on Saturday after Palestinians infiltrated across the border, the Israeli...

 
 
 

CHEQUERS SUMMIT RIVEN BY CABINET DIVISIONS, TIMES, TELEGRAPH SAY

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's Chequers summit to reach agreement with her cabinet on a plan for leaving the European Union was...

TRUMP TRIES TO CHANGE THE SUBJECT AS RUSSIA FALLOUT RATTLES GOP

President Donald Trump is changing the subject - but it's not clear how easily Republicans in Congress will be able to move on.

 
 
 

`CONTENTIOUS' DUTERTE, PHILIPPINES' INFLATION WORRY FOR MOODY'S

The Philippines kept its investment-grade rating at Moody's Investors Service, but not without a caution about threats posed by elevated...

PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANIES SEEK STABILITY IN TRUMP DRUG COST FIGHT

Several major pharmaceutical companies lowered their spending on lobbyists in the second quarter of 2018, a time of uncertainty as...

 
 
 

PUERTO RICO MORGUE MOVED CADAVERS AT 4 A.M. AMID RISING SCRUTINY

Workers from Puerto Rico's beleaguered forensic sciences department moved two corpses from stop-gap refrigerator trailers in the early...

FACEBOOK SETS LOBBYING RECORD AMID CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA FALLOUT

Facebook Inc. set a company record for lobbying spending in the second quarter, the period during which Chief Executive Officer Mark...

 
 
 

COHEN RECORDED TRUMP TALKING ABOUT HUSH PAYMENTS, SOURCE SAYS

President Donald Trump's personal lawyer secretly recorded a phone conversation in which they discussed hush payments to a onetime...

G-20 DRAFT CITES GROWING TRADE TENSION, DIPLOMATICALLY

Delegates at the Group of 20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank chiefs on Friday afternoon began the delicate task of addressing...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATIC CONSULTANTS TO GET DRAGGED INTO PAUL MANAFORT TRIAL

Several prominent Democrats who once worked with Paul Manafort have been dragged into court filings ahead of his fraud trial, most...

 
 
 

ALL THE WAYS TRUMP CAN INFLUENCE POWELL'S FED POLICY

President Donald Trump isn't happy that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates. There's not much he can do about it.

ISRAEL LAUNCHES AIR ATTACKS IN GAZA AFTER TROOPS COME UNDER FIRE

Israel's air force carried out strikes Friday evening against Hamas targets throughout the Gaza Strip after Palestinian snipers fired...

 
 
 



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