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Coverage: World Bank rival

Despite protests from the U.S., several European countries are planning to join the Asian Investment Bank, led by China. It’s a big move and signals that U.S. influence on the world’s monetary policy might...

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Coverage: TV wars

As more viewers are cutting ties with cable and moving to streaming television and movies, companies are scrambling to capture their attention (and the associated ad dollars.) There were several content deals recently, and...

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Coverage: GE selling finance arm

The rumors about General Electric getting out of the consumer finance business are true, well, at least in Australia and New Zealand. The group is selling its finance unit, furthering its exit from the...

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Schneider of Reuters parses the Fed beat

Howard Schneider joined Reuters in April 2014 to help lead its Federal Reserve Board coverage. Before that, he was covering international economics for the Washington Post for the past four years with stories ranging...