IMF warns of approaching ‘economic storm’ as growth slows globally

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An “economic storm” looms as global growth fails to meet expectations, the International Monetary Fund warned on Sunday. In an address at the World Governme...

US energy secretary surprises at World Government Summit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has made a surprise visit to the World Government Summit in Dubai. Perry took the stage Sunday to announce a robot...

The Latest: Aging societies seen posing risks to economy

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2:00 p.m. Aging populations threaten to slow economic grow...

Global leaders call for action on climate change

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — World Bank chief Kristalina Georgieva urged the global elites to take a simple step to understand the urgency of combating climate change: "Get the picture of your children, ...

Stocks dip as investors fear a weakening global economy

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks across the world slipped Tuesday morning as investors again grow concerned about signs the global economy is weakening. The International Monetary Fund trimmed its economic fore...

Asian shares decline on concerns over global, China slowdown

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets retreated Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. The downgrade came after China said its economy grew at the slowest...

Asian shares decline on concerns over global, China slowdown

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mostly lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global outlook for 2019 and 2020. The downgrade came after China said its economy grew at ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Jan. 1, the first day of 2019. There are 364 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 1, 19...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn. ...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow; Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chris Murphy, D-Conn. ...

Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen ranked as world's 40th most powerful woman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Forbes released its annual World's 100 Most Powerful Women list for 2018, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel topping the list for the eighth year in a row, and Taiwan'...

Heads of World Bank, IMF say risks of trade tensions growing

BEIJING (AP) — Leaders of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and other global financial organizations warned Tuesday that trade tensions pose a growing risk for emerging economies. ...

At a glance: Execs bailing on Saudi 'Davos in the Desert'

Top business executives, U.S. and European officials and others have distanced themselves from Saudi Arabia over the disappearance and killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with many cancel...

At a glance: Execs bailing on Saudi 'Davos in the Desert'

Top business executives are distancing themselves from Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with many canceling their attendance at an upcoming investment confe...

The Latest: IMF pledges to guard growth, financial stability

NUSA DUA, Indonesia (AP) — The Latest on the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank in Bali, Indonesia (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The In...