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  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHY A LANDMARK COLD WAR ARMS TREATY IS UNDER THREAT: QUICKTAKE

    U.S. President Donald Trump said he intends to pull out of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty with Russia because of...

    Russia
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ITALY'S GAME OF CHICKEN WITH EUROPE IS GETTING SERIOUS AGAIN

    For a long time, Italy has been Europe's hidden crisis. Now, though, it's becoming much more open. The problem is simple enough: Its...

    Italy, Europe, Economy
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    ONLY THE BOND MARKET CAN PUT THE BOOT INTO ITALY

    Brussels can't do much about the coalition's budget plans in the short term. It's up to investors to force a rethink from Salvini and...

    Marketing, Market, Italy, Bond, Brussels, Bonds
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    RALLYE'S SHOE DEAL IS A DROP IN ITS DEBT OCEAN

    A Courir sale would be welcome. But Rallye, the ultimate parent, still has a mountain of debt to tackle, as does its Casino supermarket...

    Sale
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    KKR BLINKS FIRST IN A $7 BILLION POKER GAME

    The buyout firm's car parts unit has paid a hefty price for Fiat's Magneti Marelli. It will have to work hard to justify it.

  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THE REAL DEAL ON TV HOME-REMODELING SHOWS

    These may be excellent sources for entertainment but should be recognized as poor sources for information.

  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    HOW WILL A COUPLE'S RETIREMENT LOOK WHEN THERE'S A BIG AGE GAP?

    When there is a large age gap between spouses, one of the biggest issues is when to retire.

  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    SAUDI ARABIA'S SHIFT

    For Saudis, life is changing. An infamous ban on women driving was lifted in June, and the government is permitting commercial movie...

    Economy, World, Government
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHY MY KID'S PLANE TICKET COSTS MORE THAN MINE

    Europe's airlines are having to offer very low fares That bodes ill for their profits for the rest of this year.

    Europe
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    HOME BUYER'S INSISTENCE ON EARLIER CLOSING DATE LEAVES SELLERS IN A LURCH

    REAL ESTATE MATTERS | The sellers were unable to remove their belongings from the home before the closing, upsetting the buyer.

    Real Estate
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THE WHITE HOUSE IS WOOING TECH WORKERS TO DO TOURS OF DUTY IN GOVERNMENT

    The White House plans to convene tech giants including Amazon, Google, Microsoft and IBM on Monday and urge them to make it easier...

    Government, Tech, House, Housing
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    THREE-BEDROOM, THREE-BATHROOM TOWNHOUSE IN GAITHERSBURG, MD., LISTS FOR $340,000

    AFFORDABLE HOME OF THE WEEK | The residence has new hardwood floors in the living room, recessed lighting, fresh paint and new carpet...

  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WORLEYPARSONS'S OIL SERVICES DEAL IS A HAIL MARY PASS

    The purchase of Jacobs Engineering businesses is both a stretch and a gamble on timing the industry cycle.

    Service, Business, Services, Industries, Industry
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    CHINA'S MARKET RESCUERS ARE SAVING THE WRONG TARGETS

    The investor group is sticking to its 2015 playbook by buying shares of big state-owned enterprises. That's not where the trouble is.

    Buy, China, Savings, Market, Marketing
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    EXPLAINING SOFTBANK'S CLOSE TIES WITH SAUDI ARABIA

    The controversy over the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has prompted business leaders to distance themselves from Saudi...

    Technology, Technologies, Investment, Business, Invest, Investments
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    SAUDI ARAMCO

    The world's most valuable company may not be Apple Inc. That crown could instead belong to Aramco, as Saudi Arabian Oil Co. is better...

    World, Trading, Companies, Company
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    WHAT'S NEXT FOR SAUDI ARABIA'S SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND

    It's been a year of aggressive dealmaking for Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund, the Public Investment Fund, or PIF. But a delay...

    Investment, Invest, Fund, Investments
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    CLIMATE FUND APPROVES $1 BILLION FOR PROJECTS IN POOR NATIONS

    The U.N.-backed fund approved 19 new projects designed to help developing countries tackle climate change, including projects linked...

    Fund, Europe, Energy, Energies
  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT ENTERS ‘UNCHARTED TERRITORY' AT RECORD $1.6 BILLION

    The estimated cash option alone is nearly $905 million. The Powerball jackpot also continued to swell over the weekend, reaching $620...

  • By Washington Post   -   Oct 22, 2018

    CHINA'S NEW BOOZE UNIVERSITY WANTS TO CHANGE HOW AMERICANS DRINK

    Efforts to popularize baijiu, China's native liquor, are part of Beijing's push to bring its products to a global market amid fears...

    Trading, China, Market, Marketing