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UN: Earth on course to become 'uninhabitable hell for millions'

“An uninhabitable hell for millions of people.” That’s what the planet is becoming due to the lack of action on climate change – according to a strongly worded United Nations report. It says in the past two decades, more than 7,000 major natural disasters have been recorded. That figure’s nearly …

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What the Federal Reserve Can Do to Fight Recession | WSJ

The coronavirus pandemic is disrupting the global economy. WSJ’s Greg Ip explains what the Federal Reserve can do to stem the damage. Illustration: Carlos Waters/WSJ More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video Center: On Facebook: On Twitter: On Snapchat: #WSJ #Economy #Explained

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How Global Trade Runs on U.S. Dollars | WSJ

Nearly 90% of international transactions in 2019 were in U.S. dollars, giving the U.S. extraordinary power over nearly every entity that imports or exports anything anywhere. Here’s how the global economy runs on the U.S. dollar — and why some countries are trying to chip away at its dominance. More …

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The U.S. Increases Tariffs and China Threatens Retaliation

A U.S.-imposed 25% tariff on Chinese imports went into effect at midnight on Friday. What does this new levy mean for both countries and future trade negotiations? Photo Composite: Crystal Tai Don’t miss a WSJ video, subscribe here: More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: Visit the WSJ Video …

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