The collapse in Chinese markets has brought into focus a question that Western nations have been grappling with since the 2008 financial crisis: how much, if anything, stock markets have to do with the real economy.
Although most Federal Reserve presidents around the country are confident that interest rates will increase across the country, Minneapolis president Narayana Kocherlakota says that raising interest rates could hurt the economy.
ZURICH A form of debt restructuring rather than outright forgiveness should enable Greece to handle its "unviable" debt burden, the head of the International Monetary Fund was quoted as telling a Swiss newspaper.
Rio de Janeiro: Brazil has slipped into recession, the government said on Friday, deepening the gloom in the world's seventh largest economy already battered by falling commodity prices, political crisis and a corruption scandal.
Workforce diversity is something that every company wants to be seen to be getting right. At the moment -- particularly in the world of technology -- they're failing spectacularly.