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By Chris Bohnberg | Business Insider A day before the Federal Reserve is expected to raise interest rates, CNBC’s John Harwood is predicting a major rally in stock markets.Harwood says that even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged by 7.8 percent to 2,827.50, the S&P 500 rose by 5.7 percent to 1,869.80.It’s a “good […]

When the world’s biggest economy goes bust, will the next recession hit the United States?

It’s no secret that the United Sates economy is currently in a tailspin.It’s also no secret to anyone who’s been paying attention that the U.S. is a deeply unpopular country, and that’s exactly what the country needs right now. But what about the next time the country goes into recession?That’s when things get really interesting, because […]

Burundi’s president warns ‘we don’t want to lose the country’

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — The country of Burundia has been rocked by the collapse of its government and the collapse in economic activity, with the nation’s economy shrinking by as much as 6% in the past year.Burundi is one of two African countries that has been plagued by a political crisis since 2013, and the country […]

When it comes to how we pay for our health care: What you need to know

As the United States grapples with its first Ebola epidemic, there are questions about how the health care system is supposed to pay for health care.And it’s a debate that has been taking place in the US since the 1960s, and has been going on ever since.Here’s how the debate has unfolded.What are the main […]