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World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

World Economy Forecast to Slow in 2019 Amid Trade Tensions

By Paul Wiseman | Jan 21
The world economy absorbed more bad news Monday: The International Monetary Fund cut its growth forecast for 2019. And China, the world's second-biggest economy, said it had slowed to its weakest pace since 1990.

UK Leader Snubs Brexit Delay, Sticks to her EU Divorce Deal

UK Leader Snubs Brexit Delay, Sticks to her EU Divorce Deal

By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert | Jan 21
Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday rejected calls to delay Britain's departure from the European Union, and said her Plan B was to get her rejected Brexit deal approved by Parliament after securing changes to a contentious Irish border measure.

Few Signs of Breakthrough as May Set to Unveil Brexit Plan B

Few Signs of Breakthrough as May Set to Unveil Brexit Plan B

By Jill Lawless and Raf Casert | Jan 21
Prime Minister Theresa May is set to unveil her new plan to break Britain's Brexit deadlock — and it's expected to look a lot like the old plan decisively rejected by Parliament last week.

Facing Populist Assault, Global Elites Regroup in Davos

Facing Populist Assault, Global Elites Regroup in Davos

By Paul Wisemand and Jamey Keaten | Jan 21
As the world's financial and political elites convene here in the Swiss Alps for the World Economic Forum, their vision of ever-closer commercial and political ties is under attack — and the economic outlook is darkening.

Americans Take Stock of Shutdown's Everyday Effects

Americans Take Stock of Shutdown's Everyday Effects

By Jennifer Peltz | Jan 21
You and your loved ones aren't federal employees or contractors, and you don't live in a setting or have a job closely tied to government programs. So what does the government shutdown have to do with you?

Reinvented Legacy: Nazi's Paintings Fund Foundation for Jews

Reinvented Legacy: Nazi's Paintings Fund Foundation for Jews

By David Rising | Jan 21
When Hilde Schramm inherited several paintings collected by her father, Hitler's chief architect and Armaments Minister Albert Speer, she was only sure of one thing: She didn't want them.

3 Colleges That Help You Handle Student Debt

3 Colleges That Help You Handle Student Debt

By Teddy Nykiel | Jan 20
Using no-strings-attached student loan payoff-assistance programs, college loan alternatives and annual student debt letters, these three universities are doing their part to curb college debt.

Millennial Money: Don't Let Instagram Envy Get You into Debt

Millennial Money: Don't Let Instagram Envy Get You into Debt

By Brianna McGurran | Jan 18
You know by now that social media leaves out the fender benders, arguments and weather mishaps essential to any vacation. You can add financial faux pas to that list.

Number of Federal Workers Seeking US Jobless Aid Doubles

Number of Federal Workers Seeking US Jobless Aid Doubles

By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 17
The number of furloughed federal employees seeking unemployment benefits topped 10,000 during the week of Jan. 5 - double the number of federal workers who sought aid in the previous week.

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

From Travel to IPOs, How Shutdown is Upsetting U.S. Economy

By Christopher Rugaber | Jan 16
As the partial government shutdown moves through its fourth week with no end in sight, the economic blow is being felt not only by federal workers but also by business people, households and travelers across the country.

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