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Catalonia's leaders fight off direct rule from Madrid

Added: 21.10.2017 16:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Catalonia's leaders said on Saturday they would not accept direct rule imposed on the region by the Spanish government, as a political crisis that has rattled the economy and raised fears of prolonged unrest showed no signs of easing.


Canada's Liberals look to economy to guide them past ethics scandal

Added: 20.10.2017 19:22 | 1 views | 0 comments

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been badly shaken by a conflict-of-interest controversy about his finance minister, but the Liberal government's upcoming fiscal update offers an opportunity to reset the public focus on Canada's strong economy, political observers say.


Survey: US Uninsured Up 3.5M This Year; Expected To Rise

Added: 20.10.2017 15:01 | 2 views | 0 comments

With premiums rising and political upheaval over the Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare, the number of U.S. adults without health insurance is up nearly 3½ million this year, The Associated Press reported. The results were part of the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index of a sample of 500 people each day asked whether they have health insurance, the report said. The uninsured rate among adults was 12.3 percent during the period from July 1-Sept. 30, the report said, an increase of 1.4 percentage points since the end of last year. The increase in the number of uninsured is more striking because it comes at a time of economic growth and low unemployment. The annual sign-up season for...

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Remittances are a 'lifesaver' for many Liberians

Added: 20.10.2017 8:23 | 2 views | 0 comments

Liberia's economy relies heavily on money sent home by family members living abroad.

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Debt, old age, stagnation: Japan's economy faces huge challenges

Added: 20.10.2017 1:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Is Japan's problem-plagued economy finally turning a corner?

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China's Bright Economic Future Is Bound Up in the Past

Added: 19.10.2017 22:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

President Xi Jinping this week lauded China’s transition to high-quality growth, but for now smokestack industries carry the economy—and much-touted efforts to relieve long-term ills are running into short-term reality.

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How AI and robots are eating desperately-needed jobs in India

Added: 19.10.2017 21:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Creating a digital economy is a fine idea but who is going to fuel it if over 100 million people have no jobs? This is the fundamental dilemma confronting Indian workers.


Breakthrough or breakdown in talks at Brexit summit?

Added: 19.10.2017 17:00 | 2 views | 0 comments

October 20, 2017 5:00 AM
British Prime Minister Theresa May's government fears that, unless European Union leaders offer some concessions at their summit today, the entire process of Britain's orderly separation from the EU could collapse, with grave and far-reaching consequences not only for the British economy, but also for the continent as a whole.


Chief Economist Szakaly will leave NADA for health system

Added: 19.10.2017 15:38 | 1 views | 0 comments

Steven Szakaly, chief economist for the National Automobile Dealers Association, is leaving the group early next month to run data analytics and consumer insights for a major health system.


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