IMF Says China Slowdown, Other Risks Threaten Global Outlook

China’s slowdown and a host of other downside risks threaten to push the global economy into much deeper trouble without concerted action by the world’s largest economies, the International Monetary Fund warned Wednesday. “Risks are tilted to the downside, and a simultaneous realization of some of these risks would imply a much weaker outlook,” the…

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PUBLIC LIVES: Sharing a Nation’s History and Culture, a Coin at a Time

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE golden coin’s message is as revolutionary as this city gets these days: Put aside revered dead presidents and contemplate Sacagawea, the Shoshone woman who courageously guided Lewis and Clark in the 19th-century expedition that redefined America. In the clever marketing hands of the United States Mint’s director, Philip N. Diehl, a popular demand for…

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China Turns to Gold

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Greater risk of instability can only increase the precious metal’s luster. By Philip Diehl Aug. 13, 2013 12:55 p.m. ET Concerns are rising that the Chinese economy is headed for a hard landing. That would have implications for many markets, not least for gold. Conventional wisdom holds that a slowdown in China will reduce demand…

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