Charisse Flores

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The IMF: These are the biggests risks to growth

Global growth continues, but at an increasingly disappointing pace that leaves the world economy more exposed to negative risks. Growth has been too …

What Starbucks Teaches About Marketing Commodity Products

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been a while I know, but try to think back to 1992 (or ask someone who can remember), coffee was a 65 cent item that came in a Styrofoam cup. It tasted like Folgers and there was nothing romantic about it.<p>But some people got all …

Howard Schultz

Greek ex-prime minister Tsipras is asking voters to keep his radical left-wing party in power

Tsipras, who rode to power in January on a wave of popular anger over austerity, is seeking re-election in September 20 polls to implement more painful reforms demanded under a new 86-billion-euro ($96-billion) international rescue package.<p>"We are seeking a strong mandate, an absolute majority for …

Europe

It's a critical week in the US economy — here's a preview

At one point, the Dow was down a mind-boggling 1,089 points, 0r 6.6%, in a single day. And yet after being down as much as 5.2% earlier, the S&P 500 managed to close the week up 0.9%.<p>Moving along ...<p>It's jobs week in America. And it's a big one because it's the last one before the Federal Reserve's …

Stock Markets

China's attempts to calm markets turn to the internet

Authorities punish 197 people after week of wild stock market movements<p>The Chinese authorities have swooped on 197 people in a police crackdown on internet rumours about the recent stock market panic and the explosions in Tianjin, according to official state media.<p>As Beijing attempts to quell a …

Indian economy offers hope as China struggles

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - For investors worried about the health of emerging economies, India’s gross domestic product data for April-June should supply some cheer on Monday - the country is expected to remain the fastest growing major economy for a second straight quarter.<p>The Bombay Stock Exchange …

Economics

While We're Amending The Constitution, Why Not Include Presidential Eligibility?

The kerfuffle over the 14th Amendment and birth-citizenship has put Republicans in at least two rough spots, neither of which makes for good politics.<p>Problem #1: arguing what the amendment does and doesn’t guarantee and whether it can be changed in ways other than another constitutional amendment. …