Federal Reserve officials are about to address a question investors have been mulling for weeks:
As world powers edge toward a possible nuclear deal with Iran, the debate has been dominated by the question of whether it leaves an opening for Iran to acquire a nuclear weapon. But an accord could have another profound impact: Is this the beginning of the Islamic republic's broad acceptance by the community of nations?
As the rupiah is not pegged to the American dollar, but floated against a basket of the currencies of Indonesia's major trading partners, its exchange rate should naturally float on the country's economic outlook as measured by its key indicators of inflation, interest rates, foreign exchange (forex) reserves and balance of payments situation.
The political chaos in the first two months of the new U.S. Congress, despite Republican control in both houses, may signal that the tea party is morphing into a quasi-third party, a deeply conservative band of legislators who routinely thwart Republican vows of effective government.
A federal judge's ruling last month blocking U.S. President Barack Obama's immigration executive action lays bare a pervasive practice in federal district courts: venue shopping.
It was enough even for the normally unflappable European Union President Donald Tusk to start losing his cool. He stuttered and staggered his sentences, as he assessed what Russian President Vladimir Putin was doing to the EU's brittle sense of unity.
Inside a remote island prison in Indonesia, two Australians facing death by firing squad await word of their fate. To some, they are ruthless drug smugglers who deserve to die. To others, rehabilitated do-gooders who deserve to live. The question of which characterization is correct has threatened ties between two once-close countries, both convinced they are right.
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Hillary Rodham Clinton says that if she pursues the presidency again, it will be different this time around.
Iranian-backed Shiite militias and Sunni tribes have joined Iraq's military in a major operation to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the Islamic State (IS) group, while the U.S.-led coalition has remained on the sidelines.
With Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing a tough re-election fight in two weeks, the U.S. Congress has handed him an unprecedented boost with its effusive welcome to a message that resonates at home: Iran cannot be trusted as a threshold nuclear state.