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A man walks by an ad for a currency exchange in Hong Kong. China’s recent devaluation of its currency is expected to make it harder for U.S. firms to export to China, by making Chinese goods cheaper and U.S. products relatively more expensive.

For Arizona, which exported more than $1 billion to China in 2014, the economic turmoil currently being experienced by one of the state’s biggest trading partners could cause ripples that are felt back home. Read more»

Washington commentator Jimmy Zuma, Ward 2 Councilman Paul Cunningham, TUSD Boardmember Mark Stegeman, financial advisor Shelly Fishman, and Ward 6 Councilman Steve Kozachik. Read more»

The world is going to hell, from the economy to the environment. But don't worry, the leaders are on it. Read more»

Tens of thousands of Greeks took to the streets in sometimes violent protest against the passage of an austerity bill that will earn the country a bailout from the EU. Read more»

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

French police questioned Dominique Strauss-Kahn for three hours on Monday over accusations of attempted rape made against him by a writer. Read more»

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke

A range of economists and independent forecasters say boosting the economy and getting people back to work should be job number one for Congress and that ideological objectives should be set aside until that’s been accomplished. Read more»

Former head of the International Monetary Fund Dominique Strauss-Kahn speaks at an IMF meeting on April 16 in Washington.

Former International Monetary fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn and wife Anne Sinclair arrived back in Paris from New York on Sunday morning. Read more»

Former International Monetary Fund Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn (file photo)

A Manhattan judge has formally dismissed rape charges against former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn at the request of New York prosecutors, who said his accuser could not be trusted. (with video) Read more»

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

The maid accusing French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape is now suing him in the civil courts, alleging a "sadistic attack." Read more»

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

The mother of Tristane Banon, the French woman who has accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempted rape, says she had "brutal" but consensual sex with the former IMF chief in his Paris office a few years earlier. Read more»

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

Lawyers for former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn were meeting with New York prosecutors Wednesday over the sexual assault case against "DSK" that appeared on the brink of collapse. Read more»

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde has been named the new managing director of the International Monetary Fund. She will become the first woman to hold the post.

French Finance Minister Christine Lagarde will become the first female chief of the International Monetary Fund, with the global lending organization naming her Tuesday as its managing director. Read more»

Schools and government offices were closed, ports and public transit were disrupted and hospitals were only offering emergency care as parliament prepared to debate new austerity measures for debt-saddled Greece. Read more»

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

The French elite are outraged over what they see as American vulgarities surrounding the treatment of Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former IMF chief and putative 2012 presidential frontrunner, accused of raping a 32-year-old Sofitel chambermaid in Manhattan. Read more» 1

Dominique Strauss-Kahn

DNA test results showed a match between traces of semen on a New York Sofitel hotel maid's shirt and a sample submitted by Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the former director of the IMF who is accused of sexually assaulting her. Read more»

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