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Rio Tinto Targeting $3 Billion More in Debt Reductions

Rio Tinto PLC (NYSE: RIO) may have had its problems during the time that metals and commodities were falling. At the same time, Rio Tinto remains one of the world's top ...
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Boeing Wins WTO Subsidy Case — Now Can the US Collect?

The rivalry between Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) and its European nemesis Airbus Group has roots running back more than two decades. The latest blow was struck Thursday when the World ...
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North Korea

North Korean Economy Explained

It is so difficult to find accurate numbers about the North Korean (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) economy that are less than a decade old. The World Bank information is ...
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Brazil

Dilma Rousseff, One of the 50 Least Powerful People in the World, Thrown Out of Office

Dilma Rousseff, the president of Brazil, was thrown out of office by the country's senate. This is not long after 24/7 Wall St. published its 50 Least Powerful People in ...
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5 Critical Issues Driving Gold Demand in 2016 and Beyond

It is no secret that gold has been a key winner in 2016. Surprisingly, very few economists and investors believed that was going to be the case at the very ...
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U.S. Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen and Fed Keep Rates Flat, Hint at Future Hike Chances

The Federal Reserve's Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) has decided to leave interest rates unchanged at its two-day June meeting. This should hardly be a surprise to any economist or ...
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Brexit Puts 4 Top European Dividend Stocks Yielding 4% to 7% On Sale

Nobody called the Brexit, and that is exactly what always happens when everybody sees just one potential outcome. The bottom line is the citizens of Great Britain are not xenophobic ...
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11 Economists, Analysts, Market Watchers State Views on Brexit Fallout Ahead

24/7 Wall St. wanted to offer up some of the key outside views which have been offered by economists, analysts and research shops for the post-Brexit vote. These have been compiled in ...
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8 All American Companies Which Could Care Less About Brexit

Britain has voted to leave the European Union. They never shared currencies, but they shared in trade and in many common laws and practices. One of the side outcomes of ...
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10 Stocks to Win or Lose From Brexit Vote Outcome

Perhaps the move for a rapid exit by Britain from the European Union (or Brexit) may have been interrupted due to a political murder of M.P. Jo Cox on Thursday. ...
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India Becomes Second Largest Defense Importer

The largest defense importer this year was Saudi Arabia. The second was India, which raises the question of why it needs to so many weapons. Saudi Arabia's need is much ...
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A Look at the World’s Smallest Economy by GDP: Tuvalu

A ranking of the world's economies based on gross domestic product (GDP) measured on a nominal basis puts island nation Tuvalu at the bottom of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund ...
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Will a Sale to Iran Be Easier for Boeing Than It Has Been for Airbus?

Back in January, Airbus announced an agreement with Iran's flag carrier, Iran Air, for 118 new aircraft at a list price total of around $27 billion. Because more than 10% ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Is Now Raising Emerging Markets Over Developed Ones

How long have you heard that the global economic uncertainty and currency levels were bad for emerging markets? And how long have you heard that the United States and developed ...
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Why Credit Suisse Keeps Warming Up to Investing in Russia

Investing in Russia often has been more problematic than investing in other emerging market economies. Still, this was a literal gold mine or oil field for the so-called BRIC investors ...
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