Global economy faces two challenges

The world economy’s performance in 2017 was significantly better than the previous year. According to the World Bank forecast, global economic growth is likely to reach 3.6 percent in 2017, as the economies of the European Union, the United States and Japan all showed clear signs of improvement in the third quarter with a growth rate… Please follow and like us:

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5 Ways Congress Fell Short in Spending Your Money in 2017

As 2017 comes to a close, it’s worth remembering that America’s mountain of debt continues to grow. Here are five key facts about federal spending in 2017 to remember: 1. The deficit reached $666 billion. 666 is known by many as the number of the beast in the book of Revelation in the New Testament. In… Please follow and like us:

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Trump to lay out ‘America First’ security strategy

President Donald Trump is set to lay out Monday a new National Security Strategy built upon his trademark “America First” slogan, which is expected to have economic security at its core. The US leader, who has dismantled the legacy of Barack Obama on issues ranging from climate change to free trade, and isolated Washington on the… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Leaves APEC, Arrives in Hanoi

U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, Saturday evening for a state banquet, followed by a day of meetings with Vietnamese leaders. He has been in Danang, where he attended the annual Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, one of several such events during his five-country Asian tour. At the close of the meeting Saturday, the… Please follow and like us:

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‘Trump effect’ jams up APEC free trade consensus

Asia-Pacific ministers struggled Thursday to agree on a joint statement on free trade, a rare tussle over a normally routine document that highlights how Donald Trump’s protectionist “America First” stance is knotting up global trade relations. World leaders are gathering in the Vietnamese city of Danang this week for the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)… Please follow and like us:

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Trump Hints at Bannon Exit: ‘I’m My Own Strategist’

President Donald Trump refused to defend Stephen Bannon when asked in an interview with the New York Post whether or not he still had “confidence” in his chief strategist. “When I asked the President Tuesday afternoon if he still has confidence in Bannon, who took over the campaign in mid-August, I did not get a definitive… Please follow and like us:

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