Is the G20 Still the World’s Crisis Committee?

Only by widening its remit beyond financial and economic concerns to include broader issues of foreign policy, can the global body stay relevant.


Hitting the Islamic State’s Oil Isn’t Enough

Washington is bombing tankers and refineries to keep the terrorist group from profiting from its stolen oil. But oil isn’t the group’s biggest source of money.

The Cable

This Chinese Billionaire Used Amex Points to Rise to the Top of the New York Art World

Liu Yiqian used credit card points to rise to the top of the art world.

The Cable

The Volkswagen Scandal Spreads to Iconic U.S. Carmakers

Ford and General Motors are accused of using a similar emissions cheat to the one used by Volkswagen.


Is Germany, Europe’s Rock, Starting to Crumble?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel saved the eurozone this summer. But a number of homegrown issues are straining her leadership.

The Cable

China Just Took Another Step Toward Joining the IMF’s Currency Country Club

China's renminbi is one step closer to joining the U.S. dollar and other premier global currencies in the IMF's reserve fund.


‘Beijing Is Hoping to Grow Out of its Problems’

Chinese economic reforms will continue to stall until the government privatizes major sectors, say experts.

The Cable

Read the Text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Here

The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership has finally been made public. Read it here.

The Cable

Yellen: U.S. Banks Are Still a Risk to Financial Stability

Fed chief Janet Yellen tells lawmakers big U.S. financial firms are behind on putting in place key safeguards to prevent a repeat of 2008.

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