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Yen in Demand, U.S.-China Talks Extend, Liang Withdraws: Eco Day

© Reuters. Yen in Demand, U.S.-China Talks Extend, Liang Withdraws: Eco Day (Bloomberg) — Welcome to Wednesday, Asia. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help get your day started: U.S.-China trade talks in Beijing are progressing and will extend into today, an American negotiator said. Chinese authorities plan to give a statement following the latest round ...

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Australia shares higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.98%

© Reuters. Australia shares higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.98% Investing.com – Australia equities were higher at the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors propelled shares higher. At the close in Sydney, the rose 0.98% to hit a new 1-month high. The biggest gainers of the session on the were Magellan Financial Group ...

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3 ways to protect your finances if you’re a federal employee not getting paid

Some federal employees started out the year with no paycheck in sight. Approximately 800,000 federal employees are not being paid during the partial government shutdown: 380,000 workers who are on furlough, meaning they must abide by a temporary unpaid leave of absence, and another 420,000 who are expected to work without pay, according to estimates by a Democratic lawmaker on ...

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Unpaid federal workers owe more than $400 million in mortgage and rent payments this month

For many federal workers, keeping a roof over their heads got a lot harder in January thanks to the partial government shutdown that is approaching its third week. Altogether, unpaid federal workers — including roughly 380,000 furloughed employees and 420,000 people working without pay — owe around $ 438 million in mortgage and rent payments in January, according to a ...

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