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By Dean Baker
Europe's bleak economic performance was not dictated by the gods. It was the result of the conscious decision by the EU leadership to turn towards austerity in 2010.
By Benn Steil, Emma Smith
Going back to 1952, consumer confidence has been a fair guide to presidential election outcomes.
By Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press
The United Kingdom and the European Union will remain "indispensable partners of the United States," President Barack Obama said in a statement.
By Paul Solman
First, of course, are the political implications. Second, these are millions upon millions of people who were voting against their pocketbooks. The third shock is more personal: my apparent over-reliance on the prediction markets, and on economists like Justin Wolfers…
By News Desk
British Prime Minister resigned, after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union. Global markets nosedived in response to the brexit.
By PBS NewsHour
Should we stay or should we go? That’s the question on the minds of British voters as they go to the polls Thursday to decide whether or not to remain in the European Union, a dilemma that has split opinions…
By Margaret Warner
It's the foreboding of watching a trusted, lifelong friend -- the one you've relied on to have your back through any financial or personal crisis -- about to leap into a messy divorce.
After weeks of debate, the moment has arrived for Great Britain to decide whether it will remain part of the European Union. Supporters of the ‘stay’ movement say it’s imperative to be globally connected, while opponents argue too much revenue…
The United States, Liberia and Myanmar are the only countries in the world that do not officially use the metric system for weights and measurements. On the brink of Thursday’s Brexit vote, author Daniel Pink wonders when, if ever, the…
The potential consequences of a so-called Brexit – the British exit from the European Union -- on the nation’s economy, immigration, and sovereignty are deeply dividing British voters, with the latest polls very close. Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga in England…
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