US Proposes Tough New Sanctions On North Korea - With China's Support

As a new set of sanctions against North Korea circulated at the U.N. Security Council, analysts in South Korea and China expressed doubts Friday that the measures would be tough enough to force the pariah state to give up its nuclear weapons. More..

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UN panel agrees to ban battery shipments on airliners

This file frame grab from video, provided by the Federal... The same group rejected a ban on battery shipments last October, but reversed course earlier this year after pilots and airplane manufacturers said ...More..

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'Kicking Myself' Over Flint Water Crisis: MI Gov. Snyder

Flint - Gov. Rick Snyder on Friday acknowledged he and his staff failed to "connect the dots" on early warnings about Flint's water quality, saying the state "clearly could have done better" in the run-up to t...More..

US stocks open mostly lower as earnings news disappoints
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

US stocks open mostly lower as earnings news disappoints

The Nasdaq composite lost 26 points, or 0.6 percent, to 4,507. "We are hopeful - but cautious - that Wal-Mart is an attractive defensive stock to own in the current mixed state of the consumer", Cowen analys...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Schauble rejects coordinated stimulus at G20, with China under pressure

The draft showed a pledge to "consult closely" on foreign exchange markets, and reaffirmed commitments not to engage in competitive currency devaluations. Lou, seen by observers as one of the Chinese officials ...More..

China establishes direct trading pair between yuan and Korean won
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

China establishes direct trading pair between yuan and Korean won

He said the latest economic data gave a positive signal for growth this year, adding that there were ample monetary policy space and tools to deal with potential risks. Addressing concerns about China's falling...More..