Emily Kaiser

How to reunite Korea without going broke or causing chaos

Reunification could lift millions of North Koreans out of poverty and boost average income by at least tenfold. But it would probably slow South Korea

APEC leaders chart the way forward against eurozone crisis

APEC leaders will call on countries to do what they can to prop up economic growth, rallying around the common threat from Europe's debt crisis.

G20 looks to nurture recovery, plant safeguards

Leaders of the world's biggest rich and developing countries meet on Thursday to seek ways to nurture the economic recovery.

Price of US recession is paid in jobs

Long after President Barack Obama's first term ends in 2013, millions of United States families will still be paying the price for the recession.

Financial markets under heavy stress, says Fed chief

Restoring financial market stability is a top priority for the United States Federal Reserve, Fed chairperson Ben Bernanke said on Tuesday.

Wall Street puts its money behind Obama

Wall Street is putting its money behind Democrat Barack Obama for president, despite worries that his administration would raise taxes and take a tougher line on trade and regulation. The signs Wall Street reads point to Democrats prevailing in the November presidential and general election as voters punish the incumbent Republican party.

Wall Street cringes as Citigroup revives fears

Fear and mistrust gripped Wall Street on Monday after Citigroup's CEO quit in the wake of mounting credit losses and an influential money manager called the subprime mortgage market a ''-trillion problem''. US stocks followed European shares lower, while safe-haven bonds rallied and even the downtrodden dollar ticked up.

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