Economy & Business

    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, June 27, 2016.

    Brexit Continues to Trouble Markets

    Most stocks continue falling; key Japanese index recovers some of the ground lost in Friday's drastic global sell off

    This video grab taken from footage broadcast by the UK Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU), shows British Prime Minister David Cameron giving a statement in Parliament in London on June 27, 2016 following the EU referendum.

    Britain, EU Scramble as Brexit Crisis Deepens

    Britain’s fractured leadership scrambles to deal with the deepening Brexit crisis; Kerry steps in to offer US reassurances and support

    FILE - A woman works in a small-sized factory producing clothes and hats, in which more than half of its production line has stopped its operation because of a downturn in its business at the Qingyundian industrial zone in Beijing.

    China Slowdown Impacts Neighbors, But Other Factors Offer a Buffer 

    Southeast Asia's emerging middle class helping region cope with the China economic slowdown


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    June 23, 2016 4:13 PM
    The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel runs through the Swiss Alps
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    The world’s longest and deepest rail tunnel runs through the Swiss Alps
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    Obama Encourages Entrepreneurs to Seek Global Interconnection

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    June 25, 2016 10:45 PM
    Edoardo Camilli, CEO at Hozint - Horizon Intelligence, says it's important for companies to be mindful of security, especially as they grow.
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    Video EU Founders Meet as Brexit Response Pits Economics Against Political Unity

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