News Articles for "Global Economy"
A Michigan lawmaker wants to create a new state office with the goal of helping small businesses get started and thrive. Democratic Rep. Collene Lamonte o...read more
Basis for PEFO same as budget: Treasury
Finance Minister Penny Wong says one of the opposition's excuses for not telling voters of its election promises has been destroyed.The opposition has freq...read more
Eurozone recession is now longest in currency bloc
The eurozone is now in its longest ever recession — a stubborn slump that has surpassed even the calamity that hit the region in the financial crisis of...read more
Smiles, jokes from a confident treasurer
Perhaps the threat of losing office is doing Wayne Swan some good.The treasurer's traditional post-budget speech, ahead of what could be a hefty defeat for...read more