Financial crisis

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at news conference in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 17, 2017 - 2:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Greek prime minister's White House visit (all times local): 1:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. stands with Greece as they recover from their economic crisis. He is speaking with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (TSEE'-prahs) at the White House in a joint...
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U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen speaks with G30 Chairman Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam during the G30 International Banking Seminar, at Inter-American Development Bank headquarters in Washington, Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 15, 2017 - 2:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Sunday sketched a bright outlook for the U.S. economy and for inflation prospects in coming months, saying the impact of the recent hurricanes will likely slow economic growth slightly but only temporarily and should be followed by a rebound...
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White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump accompanied by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim speaks at the forum Taking Women-Owned Business to the Next Level, on the sidelines of the World Bank/IMF annual meetings in Washington, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
October 14, 2017 - 5:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Global finance leaders on Saturday appealed to central bankers to stick as long as possible with low-interest rate policies that have made borrowing attractive and helped safeguard an improving but still fragile world economic recovery. Declaring the "recovery is not complete"...
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Cyprus' President Nicos Anastasiades waves during a gathering for supporters in which he outlined the achievements of his first term in office at the "Filoxenia" conference center in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Anastasiades has declared a bid for a second five-year term which he says will be his last. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
October 14, 2017 - 6:13 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades has declared his bid for a second five-year term — and promises it will be his last. The 71-year old Anastasiades threw his hat into the ring Saturday during a gathering for supporters where he outlined the achievements of his first term...
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President Donald Trump speaks on Iran policy from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 14, 2017 - 2:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump offered a questionable reading of Iran's past economic condition when he blamed the Obama administration for lifting sanctions just as Iran's government was facing "total collapse." A look at some of his points in remarks Friday that denounced Iran's...
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In this Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017, photo, Michael Hudson poses for a photograph, at The Associated Press headquarters in New York. Hudson, who shared the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for explanatory reporting for his work on the Panama Papers project that explored offshore financial secrecy, has been named global investigations editor for The AP. Hudson will be based at AP’s headquarters in New York City and report to Managing Editor Brian Carovillano. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
October 05, 2017 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press on Thursday named Michael Hudson, a senior editor at the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists whose work probed offshore financial secrecy and the origins of the 2008 economic crisis, as its new global investigations editor. Hudson and ICIJ...
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Saudi King Salman reviews a honor guards upon arrival in Moscow's Government Vnukovo airport, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2017. The King's visit is the first trip to Russia by a sitting Saudi monarch. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)
October 04, 2017 - 1:50 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Saudi King Salman has arrived in Moscow on the first-ever visit by a Saudi monarch to Russia. As part of the four-day trip that began Wednesday, the king is to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks expected to focus on the global oil market and the Syrian crisis. Ties...
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FILE - In this Aug. 28, 1963 file photo, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivers his "I Have a Dream" speech in Washington, D.C. King won the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize, recognized for his leadership in the American civil rights movement and for advocating non-violence. This year's winner is set to be announced on Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
September 29, 2017 - 9:34 am
STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — The Nobel Peace Prize does more than recognize the past achievements of individuals. By honoring causes and movements, the five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee often is encouraging future work toward peace. But promising initiatives and peace processes sometimes flicker...
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European Investment Bank head Werner Hoyer makes statements during a meeting with journalists in Athens, Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. Hoyer, whose name has come up as a possible candidate to be Germany's next finance minister, says he will be staying on at the helm of the EIB for the next six years. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
September 29, 2017 - 4:40 am
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — European Investment Bank head Werner Hoyer, whose name has come up as a possible candidate to be Germany's next finance minister, says he will be staying on at the helm of the EIB for the next six years. Wolfgang Schaeuble, finance minister for the last eight years and a key...
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FILE - In this June 16, 2017, file photo, Indians buy dry fruits from a roadside vendor at a market in New Delhi, India. Three years later Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power, India's economic prospects are looking decidedly more grim. India's economic expansion has slowed to its lowest level in three years. Small businesses are struggling, or even shutting down, after a major overhaul to both the country's currency and sales tax system. (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri, File)
September 28, 2017 - 10:37 pm
NEW DELHI (AP) — Prime Minister Narendra Modi came to power on a euphoric wave of promises to boost India's economy, add millions of jobs and bring "good times" to the developing nation. Three years later, India's economic prospects look decidedly grimmer. India's economic expansion has slowed to...
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