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6 Major Wealth Funds Agree to Encourage Greener Economy

6 Major Wealth Funds Agree to Encourage Greener Economy

By Sylvie Corbet | Jul 8
The sovereign wealth funds of major oil-producing countries have agreed upon a common roadmap to encourage investments toward a greener economy.

US-China Tariffs: What's Behind Them, Who Stands to Be Hurt?

US-China Tariffs: What's Behind Them, Who Stands to Be Hurt?

By Paul Wiseman | Jul 7
President Donald Trump has boldly declared that trade wars are easy to win. He's about to find out.

Europe Could Suffer Collateral Damage in U.S.-China Trade War

By David McHugh | Jul 7
European businesses are unsettled as they watch the U.S. and China collide over trade. And for good reason: The nascent global trade war could represent the biggest single threat to Europe's economic upswing.

Theresa May Pins Hopes on New Brexit Plan As Businesses Fret

Theresa May Pins Hopes on New Brexit Plan As Businesses Fret

By Jill Lawless | Jul 6
British Prime Minister Theresa May's office disclosed details Thursday of a plan for customs ties with the European Union that she hopes will unite warring pro-Brexit and pro-EU factions of her Conservative government.

How to Profit from Someone Else's Financial Mistake

How to Profit from Someone Else's Financial Mistake

By Liz Weston | Jul 5
Most of us have wasted money on ill-considered purchases or stuff we really couldn't afford. As we get more financially savvy, that happens less often. But we can still profit from other people's bad choices.

China Says 'Fully Prepared' if Trade War Kicks Off This Week

China Says 'Fully Prepared' if Trade War Kicks Off This Week

By Gerry Shih | Jul 4
China said Tuesday it's "fully prepared" for a trade war with the United States as hopes dwindle for a breakthrough in tensions this week between the world's two biggest economies.

Japan to U.S.: Auto Tariff Would Damage U.S., World Economy

Japan to U.S.: Auto Tariff Would Damage U.S., World Economy

By Mari Yamaguchi | Jul 2
Japan's government warned in a report Friday that a higher U.S. tariff on auto imports could backfire, jeopardizing hundreds of thousands of American jobs, raising prices for U.S. consumers and devastating the U.S. and global economy.

Court's Ruling Hits Teachers Unions, but How Hard is Unclear

Court's Ruling Hits Teachers Unions, but How Hard is Unclear

By Kantele Franko | Jun 30
Teachers unions are hoping that recent grass-roots protests over pay and working conditions will blunt the impact of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees and help persuade dues-paying members not to abandon them.

Regardless of High Court Ruling, Unions Show Signs of Life

Regardless of High Court Ruling, Unions Show Signs of Life

By Nicholas Riccardi | Jun 28
Their membership has been declining for decades. They've been bedeviled by crippling new laws, and by a devastating U.S. Supreme Court decision just this week. But here's the surprise: Organized labor is showing new signs of life.

5 Ways Your Friendships Can Blossom on a Budget

5 Ways Your Friendships Can Blossom on a Budget

By Brianna McGurran | Jun 28
Research has shown that putting energy into your friendships - and simply appreciating your friends at all - improves your life. And you don't have to spend a lot to do it.

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