Afghanistan earthquake: Crisis-hit country struggles to help in wake of earthquake that killed more than 1,000

CNN – Desperate search and rescue operations were underway in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday in the wake of the earthquake Killed more than 1000 peopleA severe blow to a country already facing a severe economic and humanitarian crisis. A 5.9-magnitude earthquake occurred during the early hours of Wednesday morning near the city of Khost on … Read more

Opinion: It’s time to prepare for a recession

Editor’s note: Lakshman Akuthan and Anirvan Banerjee are co-founders of the Economic Cycle Research Institute (ECRI). The opinions expressed in this comment are their own. The economy is about to enter a recession, perhaps as soon as this year. To avoid a major financial hit, Americans will need to prepare. Last summer, we wrote that … Read more