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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at a press conference on May 7, 2014, at the EU Headquarters in Brussels. (GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

How Quantitative Easing Differs in Japan and Europe

Though the European and Japanese economies are taking similar approaches to similar challenges, quantitative easing is quite different in each case. Read more…

U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan discusses the Trans-Pacific Partnership with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Feb. 15. (Photo by KIMIMASA MAYAMA/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S.: A Potential Breakthrough in Trans-Pacific Trade Talks

The passage of a Trade Promotion Authority bill could give new momentum to Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations, though not to trans-Atlantic trade. Read more…

Greece and Its Lenders are Running Out of Time

Athens has little room to back down in its debt negotiations with the Eurogroup and the IMF. Read more…