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Economics

How Sweet It Is: Sugar and Corn Syrup Battle in Court

November 11, 2015

U.S. sugar companies and their main competitors, the makers of high-fructose corn syrup, are in court this month arguing over what exactly can be called a “natural” sweetener in a bid to attract consumers. This is more than just a sticky situation: According to Bloomberg News reporters Edvard Pettersson, Michelle

Mergers Special: Pfizer-Allergan May Fuel Inversions Debate

October 30, 2015

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U.S. Recession Probability Jumps to Highest Since Oct. ’13

October 12, 2015

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Chemical Barometer Suggests Economy Under Pressure

September 23, 2015

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Turkey FX Special

September 21, 2015

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Bond-Market Irony: Inflation Is Below When Fed Eased

September 17, 2015

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Economists See Next U.S. Recession in 2018

September 14, 2015

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Local Rates Hit Hardest by Swift S&P Sovereign Downgrade to Junk

September 11, 2015

Brazilian local markets tumbled after Latin America’s largest economy returned to junk status as it struggles to overcome a crippling recession. S&P‘s faster-than-expected downgrade of Brazil’s sovereign rating to BB+, with a negative outlook, appeared to hit the real-denominated rates market hardest. Brazilian local rates sold off by 40 basis