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U.S./German yield gap shrinks on Trumpflation doubts | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - The premium that investors demand to hold U.S. over German government debt was at its lowest in four months on Wednesday as investors began to doubt promises of a fiscal boost for the world’s largest economy.<p>President Donald Trump is trying to rally support behind his healthcare …

A Disciple Whose Mind Was Full of Turmoil Asked Buddha for Help. Here's His Response

There is a story about Buddha.<p>A disciple came to him and said “My mind is full of turmoil. I feel so guilty, I feel so bad, I feel so this and that” …

Our new study improves estimates of the rate of ocean warming - a critical component of climate change<p>New research has convincingly quantified how much the Earth has warmed over the past 56 years. Human activities utilize fossil fuels for many beneficial purposes but have an undesirable side effect …

Climate Change

Michael Every, an English economist based in Hong Kong, to tell conference world could be split into trading blocs based around currencies<p>The presidency of Donald Trump could mark the breakdown of global trade and the division of the world into trading blocs based around currencies – forcing …

Economy

Trump’s blindness on trade is all too easy to see

PRESIDENT TRUMP’S international economic team is still a work in progress, though based on two early top nominations — Robert Lighthizer as U.S. trade representative and Peter Navarro to head a new National Trade Council — he fully intends to keep the protectionist promises of the campaign trail. …

Euro zone investor morale hits almost 10-year high | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Investor sentiment in the euro zone improved more than expected in March, hitting its highest level in almost 10 years on Monday, as concerns that global political risks could end an economic upswing dissipated.<p>File Photo: A trader speaks on the phone during a trading session on …

Tearful Franklin laments finishing 'so far behind' | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - If there is anything that could wipe the smile off the face of the obstinately upbeat American swimmer Missy Franklin, it is a 13th place in a semi-final for the four-time Olympic champion.<p>2016 Rio Olympics - Swimming - Semifinal - Women's 200m Freestyle Semifinals - …