Michelle Nichols

Michelle Nichols
Student Loan Change Could Boost Aid Work: Clinton

April 19, 2010, Washington Post More U.S. graduates are likely to work with aid groups and charities after an overhaul of the country's student loan program lessens their debt repayment burden, former U.S. President Bill Clinton said.

With U.S. unemployment at 9.7 percent as the country emerges from the worst recession since World War Two, Clinton said graduates could find work with aid groups at home and abroad which would improve their career prospects.

Less Money to Be Pledged at Bill Clinton's Summit

NEW YORK, September 21, 2009, Reuters — The international financial crisis will result in less money pledged to tackle global problems at former U.S. President Bill Clinton's philanthropic summit this week and there will likely be more U.S.-focused plans because of the recession, organizers say.

Exclusive: Global Consumer Confidence Stabilizing

NEW YORK, June 2, 2009, Reuters — Global consumer confidence is stabilizing after falling for 18 months, providing a glimmer of hope for a shattered world economy in which three quarters of households cut spending, a survey showed on Tuesday.