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Trade slowdown points to world recession risk, watchdog says

PARIS — A slowdown in international trade could be a harbinger of a new recession for the world’s leading economies, a leading global policy organization warned Monday. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development says trade figures are worrisome because ...

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Regulators set rules meant to ward off bank crisis

Federal regulators are set to require big banks to keep enough high-quality assets on hand to survive during a severe downturn, the latest move under the congressional mandate to lessen the likelihood of another financial meltdown.

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