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  • A Chinese clerk counts U.S. dollars in exchange for Chinese renminbi at a Hefei, China, bank. (Associated Press)

    U.S. Treasury warns China on currency

    In unusually pointed language, the U.S. Treasury on Tuesday warned China and Japan that it is closely watching them out of concern they may be intentionally depreciating their currencies to gain an advantage in trade with U.S. competitors.

  • Russian President Vladimir Putin is already adjusting the subsidized gas prices sold to Ukraine to market levels, one analyst said. (Associated Press)

    Economic Cold War?: Weapons in Russia standoff more likely to shed treasure than blood

    Although the United States has ruled out open military conflict in response to Russia's annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula, some see growing risks that the two former superpower rivals could sink into a kind of economic Cold War.

  • Brown raises $20 million for race; GOP rivals lag

    With nearly eight months to go until the November election, Gov. Jerry Brown reported Monday that he has raised nearly $20 million for his re-election campaign, far outpacing the two leading Republican candidates competing for the right to challenge him.

  • Gubernatorial candidate Tim Donnelly, center, gestures while speaking with reporters at the California Republican Party 2014 Spring Convention Saturday, March 15, 2014, in Burlingame, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

    GOP gubernatorial candidates vie for supporters

    The ongoing struggle over the direction of the GOP played out this weekend as the California Republican Party met at its convention: The party in California and elsewhere is torn between supporters who want to steadfastly hold to conservative principles and those who want to take a more moderate, pragmatic approach that could resonate with a broader cross section of voters.

  • GOP candidate Kashkari reports income for 2013

    Republican candidate for governor Neel Kashkari filed his first financial disclosure form with the state Friday, reporting income of more than $100,000 last year from his former employer but few reportable financial holdings.

  • This book cover image released by Crown shows "Stress Test: Reflections on Financial Crises," by Timothy F. Geithner. Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner's memoir will be released on May 13. (AP Photo/Crown)

    Geithner memoir to be called 'Stress Test'

    Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner's (GYT'-nurz) memoir has a title, "Stress Test," and a release date, May 13.

  • Illustration by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

    RAHN: Being taxed for bad advice by international organizations

    If you became aware that the advice you were receiving from your economic advisers was causing you to get poorer rather than richer, how long would you keep them?

  • FILE - This Jan. 28, 2014 file photo shows House John Boehner of Ohio, accompanied by House Majority Leader Eric Cantor of Va. speaking at Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington. House Republican leaders challenged President Barack Obama on Thursday to override the opposition of the Senate's top Democrat and help pass trade legislation the administration favors. "The president ought to stand up and lead on this issue," House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio said at a news conference at a three-day retreat for members of the party's rank-and-file. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

    Moody's not worried about U.S. defaulting on debt

    Moody's Investors Service, one of Wall Street's three top credit raters, said Wednesday that it expects the U.S. Treasury to keep paying its debts on time even though it will run out of borrowing authority on Friday.

  • Specialist Paul Cosentino works at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014. The U.S. stock market stumbled briefly after the Federal Reserve decided to further reduce its economic stimulus. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Markets reel as Federal Reserve cuts back stimulus

    The Federal Reserve on Wednesday shook global markets, cutting back once again on its economic stimulus program and signaling that a recent softening of job gains and turmoil in emerging markets will not deter it from ending its extraordinary easing measures this year.

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