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  1. FILE PHOTO: A stack of shipping containers are pictured in the Port of Miami in Miami

    US economy slows in Q2; weak business investment a red flag

    US economic growth in 2018 missed the Trump administration's 3per cent target by any measure, which could renew criticism of the White House's ...
  2. Australia's Prime Minister Scott Morrison is seen at the Istana in Singapore

    Tax cuts are first test for Australian government after May election victory

    Australia's government faces its first legislative test after being returned in May's election when parliament meets on Tuesday, as it seeks ...
  3. FILE PHOTO: Sweden's flag flutters next to buildings in the archipelago in the Baltic sea

    Egalitarian Sweden getting more unequal as tax cuts help the rich

    Sweden's Social Democrat-led government will outline tax cuts for top earners on Wednesday, widening the gap between rich and poor in a country ...
  4. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg poses for a photograph with Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann with the

    Australia government delivers tax cuts, surplus in pre-poll budget

    Australia's conservative government on Tuesday proposed tax cuts for low and middle-income earners and record spending on health and education ...
  5. Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at a news conference following the closing session of the Nationa

    China's premier says ready to use more policy tools to help economy

    The Chinese government has additional monetary policy measures that it can take to support economic growth this year, and will even cut "its own ...
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    Commentary: The US Republicans' all-in wager on a tax cut

    If the benefits flow mostly to shareholders and business owners, and all the economy gets is a deficit-funded demand stimulus, the Republicans are ...
  7. Nancy Pelosi

    Trump, Democrats spar as government shutdown looms

    In 2013, a similar spending feud caused 850,000 government officials to be sent home temporarily.