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UK warns of damage to EU without special deal on financial services

By Benjamin Fox

The UK has repeated its demands for a post-Brexit agreement on financial services to go way beyond the EU’s current standard with third countries in a new government paper, warning that a ‘hard Brexit’ will damage the EU. The paper...

Children in humanitarian crises: How the EU can help them

By Delphine Moralis

The European Union (EU) has the opportunity to positively shape the lives of children trapped in conflicts, natural disasters and other humanitarian situations around the world. On World Humanitarian Day (19 August), Delphine Moralis explains why this is so important and what the bloc can do.

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Life in Turkey Now: Tough Talk, but Fears of Drug Shortages

By JACK EWING

The lira’s plunge, exacerbated by a dispute with the U.S. over a detained pastor, has exposed growing economic pressures that some economists say could be near a breaking point.

Why Turkey’s Crisis Feels Familiar for Emerging Markets: It’s the Debt

By LANDON THOMAS Jr.

The country has unique challenges, but other emerging markets where big borrowing fueled rapid growth and strong returns could feel the pinch of a stronger dollar.

The Interpreter: Turkey’s Crisis Exposes the Perils of Strongman Rule

By MAX FISHER

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to be going down the same ill-fated path that was taken by the failed authoritarian leaders of Venezuela and Zimbabwe.

Erdogan Faces a Challenge He Can’t Easily Bully: Turkey’s Economy

By CARLOTTA GALL

Turks are bracing for more financial turmoil. Economists warn that the problem is broader and deeper than a spat with the United States.

Why Turkey’s Lira Crisis Matters Outside Turkey

By MATT PHILLIPS

In past decades, plunges in emerging-market currencies have ignited broader crises. Turkey’s lira is crashing, and that has financial markets on edge.

Turkish Regulators Step In to Deal With Fall in Lira

By LANDON THOMAS Jr.

Turkish banks’ ability to swap liras for foreign currencies was curbed. The lira has been dropping since President Trump said he would raise tariffs on Turkish imports.

Turkey’s Financial Crisis Surprised Many. Except This Analyst.

By LANDON THOMAS Jr.

Tim Lee, an obscure economist who writes an investment newsletter, predicted that Turkey’s currency would collapse. Now, he foresees a broader financial crisis.

Op-Ed Columnist: Partying Like It’s 1998

By PAUL KRUGMAN

Turkey has an old-fashioned currency and debt crisis.

The Big, Dangerous Bubble in Corporate Debt

By WILLIAM D. COHAN

Super-low interest rates have fueled a wave of risky, overpriced lending. The end of that party will not be pretty.

Elon Musk’s Pitch to Take Tesla Private Has Wall Street Salivating

By ANDREW ROSS SORKIN, JESSICA SILVER-GREENBERG, PETER EAVIS and MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN

Banks including Citigroup and Goldman Sachs are looking at ways to structure transactions for Tesla that would remove the automaker from the public markets.

Wealth Matters: Buoyant Economy or a Blip? 4 Tips for Investing Before the Party Ends

By PAUL SULLIVAN

The economy has been growing since March 2009, but some are skeptical that the expansion will continue. Experts offer advice for investing wisely in times of doubt.

Square Feet: Customers Used to Come for a Loan. Now, They Come for Pizza.

By DAVID MONTGOMERY

A downward trend in banking is opening up real estate opportunities as investors convert former branches to other uses, including churches, pharmacies and pizza parlors.

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