More than a decade ago, the Fed tried to pump life into the faltering US economy. In 2008, the financial markets crashed. There is a connection.
Global Finance Magazine
Real-time payment remains the holy grail of global transaction processing. And like the grail, it remains elusive.
Regional Report | Latin America
The large economies on the east coast of Latin America—Brazil, Venezuela and Argentina—are slumping badly. Things are far different out west.
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From the Wires
By Rogerio Jelmayer SAO PAULO--Economists again reduced their outlook for Brazil's economic performance for this year and also for the next year, as consumer and business confidence continue at historically low levels. Brazil's gross domestic product is expected to contract ...
By Lisa Beilfuss Health-care giant Johnson & Johnson said profit dropped in its latest quarter as adverse exchange rates hit revenue. Separately Tuesday, J&J; said it plans to buy back up to $10 billion in stock, or about 3.7% of ...
By Kjetil Malkenes Hovland OSLO--Norway's central bank, which oversees Norway's sovereign wealth fund, said Tuesday it had put Indonesia's Astra International Tbk PT under observation, after the company assured in June that it would take steps to mitigate environmental concerns. ...