Fear Of Deflation On The Rise, Especially In The Eurozone
October 16 2014 12:33 PM EDT
Falling consumer prices, particularly in Europe, are adding to fears that inflation won't speed up and lift the world economy.
Merkel Urges EU To Continue Reforms
October 16 2014 5:51 AM EDT
Merkel asked European Union leaders to consider the nervousness in financial markets about signs of a global slowdown.
EU Hands India Ultimatum Over Global Trade Deal
October 16 2014 12:41 AM EDT
India in July blocked what would have been the first global trade reform in two decades.
Europe Could Save Up To $80B In Energy Imports
October 15 2014 7:56 AM EDT
Energy imports for oil, natural gas and thermal coal cost the European Union around $500 billion in 2013.
Irish Tax Holiday Comes To An End
October 14 2014 2:59 PM EDT
Finance minister Michael Noon said the country will phase out the “double Irish” scheme that saved Apple and other multinationals billions.
Four Reasons Why Jean Tirole Won The Nobel Prize In Economics
October 13 2014 2:31 PM EDT
The French mathematician and economist set a precedent for how to regulate in the real world.
How Apple Is Hurting Finland's Economy
October 13 2014 11:38 AM EDT
"I guess one could say that the iPhone killed Nokia and the iPad killed the Finnish paper industry," the Finnish Prime Minister said.
UK Income Tax Receipts Set To Fall Short Of Target
October 13 2014 7:00 AM EDT
Britain's public finances have deteriorated in recent months, hurt by slow growth in income tax receipts.
Euro Zone Seeks To Soften German Opposition To Stimulus Spending
October 13 2014 12:36 AM EDT
The euro zone's sinking fortunes are raising alarm among global policymakers who fear the bloc is again dragging on the world economy.
IMF Members Call For Bold Action To Boost Global Economic Recovery
October 12 2014 9:14 AM EDT
The International Monetary Fund members say focusing on growth is the priority.
German Government To Cut Economic Growth Forecasts
October 10 2014 4:53 AM EDT
This week the International Monetary Fund slashed its German growth forecasts for 2014 and 2015.
German Recession Fears Mount
October 09 2014 6:59 AM EDT
A slump in exports is the latest sign that Europe's largest economy is faltering amid broader euro zone weakness and crises abroad.
Shadow Banks Could Compromise Global Financial Stability
October 08 2014 10:08 AM EDT
A new report by the IMF finds the world's major banks aren't healthy enough to support the global economic recovery alone.
Catalan Separatist Movement Triggers Fall In Bond Yields
October 06 2014 7:49 PM EDT
The Catalan region of Spain will vote on whether to secede Nov. 9.
Bono Charity Says Rich Donor Countries Failed To Meet Aid Targets
October 06 2014 11:22 AM EDT
Only one third of aid from OECD Development Assistance Committee members went to the poorest countries, according to a new report.
German Factory Orders Fell Nearly 6% In August
October 06 2014 9:45 AM EDT
The drop in factory orders, the sharpest since 2009, was driven by weak foreign demand amid tensions with Russia.
Finance Officials Will Warn Of Global Economic Risk Next Week
October 04 2014 5:10 PM EDT
France Defies EU Partners With 'No Austerity' Budget
October 01 2014 5:06 AM EDT
Previously, France had promised EU partners it would bring its deficit below 3 percent by next year.
UK Clocks Strong Growth In Q2
September 30 2014 5:34 AM EDT
Official data showed Britain's economic output exceeded its peak before the 2008-09 recession in the third quarter of 2013.
Harvard Study Explains Why Income Inequality Isn't Wedge Issue
September 29 2014 2:32 PM EDT
Survey data from Harvard offers clues about why economic inequality isn't a bigger issue in the midterm elections.