economy

DEUTSCHE BANK: These 11 indebted companies are most at risk from rising interest rates

Carolyn Kaster/AP With global interest rates on the rise, led by an ongoing tightening cycle from the US Federal Reserve, the era of ultra cheap money looks to be coming to an end. Since the 2008 crisis, many companies have taken advantage of low rates, borrowing aggressively to fuel expansion. …

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Mexico’s surging narco violence is intensifying at the edges of one of its biggest tourist hotspots

(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) High-profile incidents in Playa del Carmen in recent weeks have prompted new travel warnings from the US government. The incidents come amid spiraling violence on the peripheries of one of Mexico’s most popular tourist areas. Criminal groups in the area thrive on tourist traffic — and corruption, …

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Putin on Russia’s meddling in the US election: ‘I don’t care. I couldn’t care less’

Screenshot via NBC News Russian President Vladimir Putin said he “couldn’t care less” that US law-enforcement officials accused Russian nationals and entities of meddling in the US election. “So what if they’re Russians,” Putin told NBC News’ Megyn Kelly in an interview that aired Friday night. “They do not represent …

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The 25 best NFL free agents

Jim Rogash/Getty NFL free agency is upon us! While this year’s free agency class is a bit top-heavy, it contains several solid, difference-making players, many of whom could be on the move. Not every player will start a bidding war like Kirk Cousins, but this year’s class contains some solid …

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Kim Jong Un reportedly laughed off his ‘Little Rocket Man’ nickname over noodles and wine with South Korea

KCNA Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un plan to meet sometime over the next few weeks. Kim suggested the meeting to South Korean officials at a summit in Pyongyang earlier this week. During the meeting, he reportedly appeared “relaxed” about his international reputation and even made fun of himself. He …