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This chart explains why coastal elites and middle America see the economy differently

Vox - ‎1 hour ago‎
By most measures, the American economy is doing pretty well. Unemployment and inflation rates are low, and the economy has been generating jobs at a steady clip for more than five years. Yet the current recovery doesn't feel right to many Americans.
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Most economists say Brexit will harm economy - poll

Reuters UK - ‎10 hours ago‎
LONDON Nine out of 10 of Britain's top economists working in London's City financial district, small business and academia believe the economy will be harmed if Britain leaves the European Union, a poll said on Sunday. The poll, which the Observer ...

The productivity puzzle that baffles the world's economies

Financial Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
There can be few problems that are so important and yet command so little consensus about their source and solution as the general slide in productivity growth across the world's economies. The Conference Board, a research organisation, said last week ...

Why May jobs report won't reflect speedier economy

MarketWatch - ‎3 hours ago‎
The May jobs report issued Friday is the crest of a wave of economic reports this week that will flood Wall Street. The picture they are likely to paint is one of an expanding economy powered by higher consumer spending on new autos, homes and services ...

Low sales even in healthy economy signal 'complete shift in shopping'

The Guardian - ‎May 28, 2016‎
On the face of it, the economic superpower that is the American consumer should be having a party. Low interest rates and unemployment rates, low oil prices, a high stock market, healthy property prices - nothing it would seem, to put off doing what ...

It's not the shared economy, stupid – but it does require a collective response

LabourList - ‎6 hours ago‎
Recent research from Professor Huws of Hertfordshire University suggests five million of us are already working in the 'future' economy. Luciano Floridi, Professor of Information Ethics at Oxford argues that instead of being obsessed with the ...
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Global Economy Week Ahead: Chinese Manufacturing, ECB Meeting, US Jobs

Wall Street Journal - ‎13 minutes ago‎
Though shortened by holidays in the U.S. and U.K., this week will help set the stage for whether the global economy is heading into a summer of strength or doldrums, with Chinese manufacturing data, a meeting of the European Central Bank and the U.S.
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Abu Dhabi sets out plan to double industrial sector's contribution to economy

The National - ‎3 hours ago‎
Abu Dhabi is planning to double the size of its industrial base as a percentage of its GDP as it seeks to diversify its economy away from oil, said the chairman of the Department of Economic Development on Sunday. Ali Majed Al Mansoori said the ...
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Blair: Leave campaign focusing on immigration because debate on the economy 'lost comprehensively'

ITV News - ‎6 hours ago‎
"The reason why the Leave people really focused on immigration day after day is because they've lost comprehensively the debate on the economy," he added. "What is now clear, and I don't think they can really dispute this, is that if we did vote to ...
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GLOBAL-ECONOMY/WEEKAHEAD-Next week to provide clues about Fed's, ECB's next steps

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
Friday's U.S. jobs data will be the highlight of the week after some members of the Fed's Federal Open Market Committee suggested a rate increase could come as early as June if the U.S.
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US economy picking up steam—beyond the official data

CNBC - ‎May 27, 2016‎
But tracking the millions of moving parts in an $18 trillion economy is daunting. Collecting and analyzing all that data takes time, which is why the official reporting process includes multiple revisions that can take years to complete.

Portugal is Europe's next looming economic disaster

Business Insider - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Earlier this week, Spanish newspaper El Pais reported that Portugal's largest bank, Caixa Geral de Depósitos (CGD), an institution that holds nearly one-third of all deposits in the country, is on the brink of destruction following a horrendous first ...

Iceland pulled off a miracle economic escape

Business Insider - ‎7 hours ago‎
It nationalised the big banks that had run up unsustainable debt, rescuing only the fraction that served the domestic economy. It imposed capital controls so that the banks' creditors and other foreign investors couldn't withdraw their money. Locals ...
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Cancer deaths and global economy are linked. Here's how

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
The 2008 global economic crisis, and the rise in unemployment that accompanied it, was associated with more than 260,000 excess cancer-related deaths - including many considered treatable, according to a new study.

Dan Delmar: Montreal needs to expand on its novelty economy

Montreal Gazette - ‎2 hours ago‎
Many of those theories centre around economic culture, like the supposed laziness of Quebec's government-subsidized creatives or the work ethic of francophones.

A new business columnist looks at Michigan's economy

Detroit Free Press - ‎17 hours ago‎
I'm an optimist by nature. When I look at Detroit and the larger community of Michigan I try to see what's ahead, not what's past.
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$50 oil shouldn't pose major threat to consumers, economy

nwitimes.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Attendant James Lewis pumps gas on May 6 at a station in Portland, Ore. The Energy Department recently raised its forecast for summer gas prices to an average of $2.21 a gallon from $2.04.

Vibrant economy lifts sales tax collections

Times Daily - ‎13 hours ago‎
If sales tax collections are indication of economic activity -- and they usually are -- things are looking up locally and in the state as a whole.

Poll: Are you confident about the state of the economy?

shropshirestar.com - ‎May 28, 2016‎
"Despite the tiny uptick this month, our confidence in economic matters, whether we look back or ahead 12 months, remains way below last year.

Nigeria's Buhari Vows 'Close Look' on Naira, Economy

Bloomberg - ‎5 hours ago‎
“We shall keep a close look on how the recent measures affect the naira and the economy,” Buhari said Sunday in a television broadcast to mark his first year in office.
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