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CBC.ca
What happens if federal health transfers get age-adjustedHealth ministers discussed moving to an aged-based formula for federal health t
What happens if federal health transfers get age-adjusted
CBC.ca / Posted 3 minutes ago
Health ministers discussed moving to an aged-based formula for federal health transfers but could not reach a consensus at their meetings in Vancouver last week. (Darryl Dyck/Canadian Press) Some provinces — like Quebec and British Columbia — would... Read more
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Reuters
What will be in Obama's final budget proposal?U.S. President Barack Obama reacts at a meeting with students from the Young So
What will be in Obama's final budget proposal?
Reuters / Posted 8 minutes ago
U.S. President Barack Obama reacts at a meeting with students from the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative at Taylor's University in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 20, 2015, before attending the ASEAN summit meeting. President Barack Obama is... Read more
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Calcutta News
Economic reasoning indispensable for judicial decisions New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): There is an imminent need of judges well versed in ec
Economic reasoning indispensable for judicial decisions
Calcutta News / Posted 8 minutes ago
New Delhi, Feb.6 (ANI): There is an imminent need of judges well versed in economics to man the judicial system in India said Justice B.N. Srikrishna, former Supreme Court judge. He gave the... Read more
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dna
India offers to open up IT park in Sri Lanka to attract investmentExternal Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday offered to open an Informat
India offers to open up IT park in Sri Lanka to attract investment
dna / Posted 11 minutes ago
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday offered to open an Information Technology Park in Sri Lanka that could attract investments in this growing sector. She made the remarks while inaugurating an exhibition on the 'Rise of Digital... Read more
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NBC News
What Feng Shui Experts Predict for Year of the MonkeyBEIJING — Chinese around the world will ring in the Year of the Monkey Monday,
What Feng Shui Experts Predict for Year of the Monkey
NBC News / Posted 11 minutes ago
BEIJING — Chinese around the world will ring in the Year of the Monkey Monday, and with it will come countless questions about what lies in store for the lunar 2016. Enter Chen Shuaifu, a noted feng shui master and longtime chairman of the China... Read more
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NBC News
Sweden Sees Shift Away From CashSTOCKHOLM — No cash? No problem — in Sweden at least, where cellphone and credi
Sweden Sees Shift Away From Cash
NBC News / Posted 11 minutes ago
STOCKHOLM — No cash? No problem — in Sweden at least, where cellphone and credit-card payments are quickly eclipsing coins and bills. When Robin Teigland left her wallet at home, the man in line behind her agreed to pay for her groceries. His... Read more
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soccernews
Nani not interested in money-spinning China moveFenerbahce winger Nani was uninterested in a move to the Chinese Super League b
Nani not interested in money-spinning China move
soccernews / Posted 23 minutes ago
Fenerbahce winger Nani was uninterested in a move to the Chinese Super League because he wants to win honours with the Turkish club. Last week, Fenerbahce chairman Aziz Yildirim claimed he rejected an offer of €20million from an unnamed Chinese team... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Debt, defaults, and devaluations: why this market crash is like nothing we've seen beforeWe are in a very unusual situation where market sentiment is of a different nat
Debt, defaults, and devaluations: why this market crash is like nothing we've seen before
Daily Telegraph / Posted 27 minutes ago
We are in a very unusual situation where market sentiment is of a different nature to anything we’ve seen before Plenty of investors sitting in the blue-lit, cavernous surrounds of Bloomberg’s London HQ would have had their fingers burnt by the... Read more
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The Economic Times
Gold extends gains, hits 9-month high on global cuesBullion traders said a firming trend overseas as a sell-off in equities and sig
Gold extends gains, hits 9-month high on global cues
The Economic Times / Posted 28 minutes ago
Bullion traders said a firming trend overseas as a sell-off in equities and signs of uneven US economic growth fuelled bets that the Fed would hold off on raising rates again, boosted appeal of the precious metals, influenced gold prices... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Throwing sex toys 'wrong image' for Kiwis: PMWellington - Dildo throwing is not a good look for New Zealand and an "appallin
Throwing sex toys 'wrong image' for Kiwis: PM
News 24 South Africa / Posted 31 minutes ago
Wellington - Dildo throwing is not a good look for New Zealand and an "appalling way" to behave on the country's national day, Prime Minister John Key said on Saturday, angered by an attack on a senior government minister. Economic Development... Read more
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Orange County Register
GOP’s platoon of accomplished governors falls flat with votersThe Iowa caucuses may have only muddied the waters in the race for the White Ho
GOP’s platoon of accomplished governors falls flat with voters
Orange County Register / Posted 34 minutes ago
The Iowa caucuses may have only muddied the waters in the race for the White House, but they did almost definitively decide one thing: The next president will not be a governor. That’s an amazing revelation because, just one year ago, the smart money... Read more
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Orange County Register
GOP's urgent task: Remove Trump distractionWhen Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone
GOP's urgent task: Remove Trump distraction
Orange County Register / Posted 34 minutes ago
When Huck Finn asked Tom Sawyer what a Moslem is, Tom said a Moslem is someone who is not a Presbyterian, which is true, but not the whole truth. Donald Trump says he is a Presbyterian (“I drink my little wine ... and have my little cracker”), which... Read more
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The Hindu
India offers to set up IT park in Sri Lanka"We are ready to set up an Information Technology Park in Sri Lanka that could
India offers to set up IT park in Sri Lanka
The Hindu / Posted 36 minutes ago
"We are ready to set up an Information Technology Park in Sri Lanka that could attract investments in this important sector, and both sides agreed to explore this issue further," Ms. Swaraj said. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday... Read more
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The Hindu
Gold extends gains, hits 9-month high on global cuesGold prices surged for the 7th straight day, moving up by Rs. 30 to hit nine-mo
Gold extends gains, hits 9-month high on global cues
The Hindu / Posted 36 minutes ago
Gold prices surged for the 7th straight day, moving up by Rs. 30 to hit nine-month high of Rs, 27,700 per 10 grams at the bullion market today, tracking a firm trend overseas and buying by jewellers to meet the wedding season demand. On the other... Read more
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The Temasek Review
Is Singapore growing at a too fast pace? « Letters « TR EMERITUSKenneth Jeyaretnam once commented, ‘The PAP have also led in undermining the va
Is Singapore growing at a too fast pace? « Letters « TR EMERITUS
The Temasek Review / Posted 37 minutes ago
Kenneth Jeyaretnam once commented, ‘The PAP have also led in undermining the value of Singaporean’s investments in degrees from local institutions by showing that they can save money by employing cheaper graduates with inferior or bogus degrees as we... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$280,000 salary at DHS has lawmakers talkingArkansas' House and Senate leaders support Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to boost
$280,000 salary at DHS has lawmakers talking
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 39 minutes ago
Arkansas' House and Senate leaders support Gov. Asa Hutchinson's plan to boost the salary of the state Department of Human Services' director from $162,647 to $280,000 to attract a former health care adviser to former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fayetteville mayor says he'll run for third termFAYETTEVILLE -- Mayor Lioneld Jordan said Friday he plans to run for a third fo
Fayetteville mayor says he'll run for third term
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 39 minutes ago
FAYETTEVILLE -- Mayor Lioneld Jordan said Friday he plans to run for a third four-year term. Jordan, who defeated then-Mayor Dan Coody in 2008, confirmed his plans but declined to go into more detail or answer questions, saying he'd make a formal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Job growth slows down in JanuaryWASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised
Job growth slows down in January
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 39 minutes ago
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added 151,000 jobs in January, employers raised pay and the unemployment rate dipped to 4.9 percent, the Labor Department said Friday. The number of added jobs represented a slowdown from recent months but a sign of a... Read more
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examiner.com
Waste Management Phoenix Open has an impact with minimal impactAs the weather finally warms up, professional golfers, sponsors, vendors and an
Waste Management Phoenix Open has an impact with minimal impact
examiner.com / Posted 39 minutes ago
As the weather finally warms up, professional golfers, sponsors, vendors and an estimated 500,000 fans will enjoy the Waste Management Phoenix Open, the largest golf tournament in the U.S. Waste Management (WM), involved with the Open for 16 years,... Read more
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birminghammail
The BIG survey - tell us what you thinkWe reach over 2,871,244* unique users a month with dedicated coverage of Birmin
The BIG survey - tell us what you think
birminghammail / Posted 43 minutes ago
We reach over 2,871,244* unique users a month with dedicated coverage of Birmingham and the West Midlands. Over 66% of our visitors, who view over 4m* page impressions every month, are in the desirable ABC1 socio-economic groups. To book an advert... Read more
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Surrey Advertiser
County council deputy leader hails strength of Surrey economyThe Surrey economy is the 'envy of many parts of the country', according to the
County council deputy leader hails strength of Surrey economy
Surrey Advertiser / Posted 49 minutes ago
The Surrey economy is the 'envy of many parts of the country', according to the deputy leader of Toast sponsor Surrey County Council. The council is sponsoring the 'Turnover of more than £5 million category' at this year's awards and Councillor... Read more
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Rappler
Turkmenistan's leader sacks key aide amid graft chargesPRESIDENTE. Turkemenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov sacks one of h
Turkmenistan's leader sacks key aide amid graft charges
Rappler / Posted 50 minutes ago
PRESIDENTE. Turkemenistan's President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov sacks one of his key aides because of charges of corruption and mismanagement. Photo by Zurab Kurtsikidze/EPA ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan – Turkmenistan's President Gurbanguly... Read more
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Bulatlat.com
Syria burning and why Filipinos should assert the nation’s sovereignty – BulatlatBy BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Syria is in the center of world news
Syria burning and why Filipinos should assert the nation’s sovereignty – Bulatlat
Bulatlat.com / Posted 56 minutes ago
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Syria is in the center of world news because of the migrant crisis it precipitated, the devastation the four-year civil war has been causing that nation of 22.85 million, with 330,000 people dead, 7 million... Read more
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New Kerala
IFR 2016 has enabled us to work together to secure our seasVisakhapatnam, Feb 6 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday witnessed the Int
IFR 2016 has enabled us to work together to secure our seas
New Kerala / Posted 57 minutes ago
Visakhapatnam, Feb 6 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday witnessed the International Fleet Review-2016 at Visakhapatnam. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the International Fleet Review (IFR) 2016 while showcasing the prowess of... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Iran’s crude oil sales to Europe reach above 300,000 barrels after sanctions Published: 6 February 2016 5:06 PM Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says
Iran’s crude oil sales to Europe reach above 300,000 barrels after sanctions
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 59 minutes ago
Published: 6 February 2016 5:06 PM Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh says crude oil sales to Europe after the lifting of international sanctions has reached above... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Mara will keep funding students abroad, says deputy minister Published: 6 February 2016 6:27 PM Majlis Amanah Rakyat says it will continu
Mara will keep funding students abroad, says deputy minister
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 59 minutes ago
Published: 6 February 2016 6:27 PM Majlis Amanah Rakyat says it will continue sponsoring students to study abroad despite economic challenges. – The Malaysian Insider file pic, February... Read more
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Transfermarkt
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal must spend TV cash on playersPremier League The Gunners have the most expensive season tickets in the top
Arsene Wenger: Arsenal must spend TV cash on players
Transfermarkt / Posted an hour ago
Premier League The Gunners have the most expensive season tickets in the top flight, while also offering the dearest single match-day admission. The club angered a number of supporters by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Delta Signs MOU for Solar-Powered PlantDelta State government has taken a bold step towards boosting electricity suppl
Delta Signs MOU for Solar-Powered Plant
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Delta State government has taken a bold step towards boosting electricity supply by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Chinese Company, Yutal Li Nigeria Limited for the provision of a 100 megawatts solar powered electricity generating... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
It’s a boy! Bhutan’s royal couple announce birth of baby princeBhutan’s royal couple on Saturday announced the birth of their first child, a b
It’s a boy! Bhutan’s royal couple announce birth of baby prince
Hindustantimes.com / Posted an hour ago
Bhutan’s royal couple on Saturday announced the birth of their first child, a baby prince, delighting the remote Himalayan kingdom where the monarchy is revered. The newest royal, the son of King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema,... Read more
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International Business Times
Sperm whale strandings: Facts, events and causes of 2016's huge number of beached whales During January 2016, we have seen 29 sperm whale strandings across Europe. To
Sperm whale strandings: Facts, events and causes of 2016's huge number of beached whales
International Business Times / Posted an hour ago
During January 2016, we have seen 29 sperm whale strandings across Europe. To put that into perspective, 10 years ago there were no strandings in Europe, and just nine across the entire world: one in Tunisia, one in New Zealand, and seven in... Read more
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thebee
Library Closures Top 400 In Five YearsMore than 400 libraries have closed in Britain in the last five years due to bu
Library Closures Top 400 In Five Years
thebee / Posted an hour ago
More than 400 libraries have closed in Britain in the last five years due to budget cuts, technology and the internet age. As part of National Libraries Day, campaigners are calling on local councils and the Government to protect libraries, by... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
Preston EDA buys factory in tax plan to create WV jobsThe Preston County Economic Development Authority has finalized a deal that use
Preston EDA buys factory in tax plan to create WV jobs
The Charleston State Journal / Posted an hour ago
The Preston County Economic Development Authority has finalized a deal that uses a creative tax incentive to bring almost 100 jobs to the county. Executive Director Roberta “Robbie” Baylor said the PCEDA persuaded Pioneer Conveyor to move from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Myanmar powerbrokers talk: Could Suu Kyi emerge as president? Negotiations have entered a critical stage since a meeting between army chief
Myanmar powerbrokers talk: Could Suu Kyi emerge as president?
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
Negotiations have entered a critical stage since a meeting between army chief and Suu Kyi on 26 January. Myanmar democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi leaves after attending the first day of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Economists predict a tough year ahead for SA Economists say the drought has worsened the country’s economic outlook, slowi
Economists predict a tough year ahead for SA
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
Economists say the drought has worsened the country’s economic outlook, slowing down growth. South African rand. Picture: Christa Eybers/EWN economy,SA rand softens against dollar,South Africas... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sri Lanka requests IMF bailoutCOLOMBO - Sri Lanka has made a formal request for an IMF bailout package to aid
Sri Lanka requests IMF bailout
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted an hour ago
COLOMBO - Sri Lanka has made a formal request for an IMF bailout package to aid its struggling economy after a sharp slowdown in growth and with its budget deficit widening, officials said Saturday. Sri Lanka enjoyed a blistering economic growth... Read more
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Three and in
Arsenal Vote: Better Players Or Cheaper Seats?Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists the increased television revenue for Barc
Arsenal Vote: Better Players Or Cheaper Seats?
Three and in / Posted an hour ago
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists the increased television revenue for Barclays Premier League clubs must be invested in players rather than used to reduce ticket prices. The Gunners have the most expensive season tickets in the top flight,... Read more
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Times of Malta
Stocks, bonds fall after US jobs report muddles Fed outlookGlobal stocks and bond prices fell after a key US jobs report painted a mixed p
Stocks, bonds fall after US jobs report muddles Fed outlook
Times of Malta / Posted an hour ago
Global stocks and bond prices fell after a key US jobs report painted a mixed picture of the US labour market and left investors with a muddled view on rate hike prospects. The dollar rose, rebounding after two days of losses that forced the... Read more
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Times of Malta
Daily currency reportThe euro’s strong start to the year has given UK exporters and importers in Eur
Daily currency report
Times of Malta / Posted an hour ago
The euro’s strong start to the year has given UK exporters and importers in Europe a very positive market opportunity after a dismal 2015. One euro currently buys around 76 pence. Exactly two months ago one euro bought 71 pence – a near seven per... Read more
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The Economic Times
LinkedIn sheds $11 billion in value on stock's worst day since debutLinkedIn Corp's shares closed down 43.6 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $1
LinkedIn sheds $11 billion in value on stock's worst day since debut
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
LinkedIn Corp's shares closed down 43.6 percent on Friday, wiping out nearly $11 billion of market value, after the social network for professionals shocked Wall Street with a revenue forecast that fell far short of expectations. The stock plunged... Read more
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The Economic Times
Infra stocks to be in focus as govt plans to infuse $1 trillion in 5 yrsThe 'pro-growth' economic strategies of the Modi government have been receiving
Infra stocks to be in focus as govt plans to infuse $1 trillion in 5 yrs
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
The 'pro-growth' economic strategies of the Modi government have been receiving applaud across the world. The government looked ambitious to fix its infrastructure and needs over $1 trillion for the same over the next five years. Giving relief to... Read more
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The Economic Times
Inflows to equity funds slow down, may weaken DII support to marketNEW DELHI: Domestic equity-oriented mutual funds, which played saviour for the
Inflows to equity funds slow down, may weaken DII support to market
The Economic Times / Posted an hour ago
NEW DELHI: Domestic equity-oriented mutual funds, which played saviour for the equity market all through 2015, saw a steep 5 per cent drop in assets under management (AUM) in January. This was the steepest fall in the past 35 months. Data available... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Paul Craig Roberts on Michael Hudson's Killing the HostYves here. Roberts provides an introduction to Michael Hudson’s latest book, Ki
Paul Craig Roberts on Michael Hudson's Killing the Host
Naked Capitalism / Posted an hour ago
Yves here. Roberts provides an introduction to Michael Hudson’s latest book, Killing the Host. Many readers are Hudson fans, but if you are not familiar with his work, this article gives some background. Michael Hudson is the best economist in the... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Research looks at blight fight, recycling building materialsMUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $2
Research looks at blight fight, recycling building materials
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted an hour ago
MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State University researchers will use nearly $250,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce to examine whether recycling and repurposing building materials is an effective way to deal with blighted areas. Rex LaMore,... Read more
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sportsmole
Ighalo, Torres, ArnautovicThe winter window has come and gone, but clubs are already planning for their s
Ighalo, Torres, Arnautovic
sportsmole / Posted an hour ago
The winter window has come and gone, but clubs are already planning for their summer activity. Here, Sports Mole recaps all of the latest transfer rumours and gossip doing the rounds. Saturday morning's headlines: Odion Ighalo 'rejected big-money... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
China central bank to fine tune policy, keep yuan stable: Q4 monetary reportBEIJING: China will fine tune monetary policy and keep the yuan basically stabl
China central bank to fine tune policy, keep yuan stable: Q4 monetary report
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
BEIJING: China will fine tune monetary policy and keep the yuan basically stable while guarding against systemic financial risks, the country's central bank said on Saturday (Feb 6) in its fourth-quarter monetary policy report. China will also... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stick it to the manA polite name for it would have been racial blackmail except that its practitio
Stick it to the man
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
A polite name for it would have been racial blackmail except that its practitioners--establishment types all--would have been much too well-bred to call it that. To quote the attorney general of the United States at the time, The Hon. Nicholas... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Buyers borrow more at year endWASHINGTON -- U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the faste
Buyers borrow more at year end
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
WASHINGTON -- U.S. consumers in December increased their borrowing at the fastest pace in three months. The result suggests that consumer spending should remain strong in the coming months. Borrowing expanded $21.3 billion in December, the strongest... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Banks facing losses on energy loansNEW YORK -- The nation's six largest banks have tens of billions of dollars of
Banks facing losses on energy loans
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
NEW YORK -- The nation's six largest banks have tens of billions of dollars of exposure to risky energy loans that won't all be paid back because low oil prices have sapped the profits of oil companies. The value of those loans will have to be... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Trade deficit widens in DecemberWASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell
Trade deficit widens in December
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
WASHINGTON -- The U.S. trade deficit rose in December as American exports fell for a third straight month, reflecting the pressures of a stronger dollar and spreading global weakness. Those factors contributed to the first annual drop in U.S. export... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
America's economic freedomMillions of people around the world are emerging from poverty thanks to rising
America's economic freedom
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted an hour ago
Millions of people around the world are emerging from poverty thanks to rising economic freedom. But by sharp contrast, has been declining over the past decade. According to the Heritage Foundation's 2016 Index of Economic... Read more
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