Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. More
Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
The End of Monetary Policy - Forbes.com MAULDIN: The Era Of Easy Monetary Policy Will End With A Whimper - Business Insider 09/28/2014 - 10:29 am | View Link
Squaring the Circle of ISIS - Payvand Iran News ... a pity because we share so ... the world’s largest economy ... the BRICS countries set up ... of the IMF and the World Bank; ... 09/27/2014 - 4:10 am | View Link
The Threat of War and the Russian Response - Global Research ... of large independent states (BRICS); the developing world ... for building an economy ... such as their share in global ... and which many ... 09/26/2014 - 3:59 pm | View Link
Markets Live: Dismal week wipes out $36b - Sydney Morning Herald Markets Live: Dismal week wipes out $36b - Brisbane Times 09/25/2014 - 2:44 pm | View Link
@ Bearshapedbull You say that the buy and hold strategy doesn't work ... - Brisbane Times ... the remainder of the BRICS ... strength of the economy and ... and nearly four times over ... country in the world,” he ... expectation ... 09/25/2014 - 1:24 pm | View Link
NATO Dead, King Dollar Wrecked The Paradigm Shift has reached a higher gear. The danger and risk levels have gone to critical levels. The risk of economic destruction has gone into recognizable critical levels. The source of the problem has become more easily identified. 09/4/2014 - 3:07 pm | View Link
In defence of Malaysia's independence This week marks the beginning of Malaysia's 58th year of Independence 08/31/2014 - 11:33 pm | View Link
Low trade hampers Sadc integration SOUTH Africa and Namibia’s refusal to sign a trade protocol last week during the Sadc summit in Victoria Falls clearly underlined the regional grouping is still far from achieving its main goals of economic and political integration, which were the major reasons for its transformation from a conference into a community of nations 22 years ago. 08/29/2014 - 6:34 am | View Link
WPP "ravaged" by strong pound Revenues were up 2.7% to £5.5 billion, bolstered to 11.3% when currency headwinds are stripped out, but billings were down 3% to £22.1 billion, up 5.7% in constant currency. Headline profit before tax rose 1.5%, up 15.6% in constant currency, pushing headline diluted earnings per share ( EPS ) up 2.8% (17.1% in constant currency) to 29.2p. 08/26/2014 - 7:07 am | View Link
WPP 2014 Interim Results WPP today reported its 2014 Interim Results. 08/26/2014 - 7:00 am | View Link
China’s economy 12.3% of world total in 2013 The Chinese economy comprised about 12.3 per cent of the world total in 2013, according to the National ... From 1953 to 2013, China’s GDP increased 122 times at comparable prices, with annual average growth of 8.2 per cent. The service sector has ... 09/28/2014 - 6:46 pm | View Link
Banking on the BRICS Since it was recognized by a Goldman Sachs strategist in 2001, BRICS ... the world’s population, their individual fortunes have varied greatly since the concept was first articulated. China’s growth continues, with its share of the world economy ... 07/21/2014 - 12:39 am | View Link
The BRICS Don’t Like the Dollar-Dominated World Economy, but They’re Stuck With It The West has ceded influence in institutions like the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) only grudgingly. To them, today’s financial system is out of touch with the changing times ... economy and desire for development, the BRICS share ... 07/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
The World's Fastest-Growing Economies Won't Be Scary Unless They Slow Down Over the longer term, the country can’t count on its export-led model to sustain growth: From 1990 to 2010, China’s share of world ... year—its economy would be one-quarter that size. The difference is $45 trillion—about three times the size ... 07/20/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
The Brics try to reshape the world They vary vastly in size and heft – China’s economy is 24-times larger ... by denying China a share of IMF voting that matches its weight in the global economy. But while the Brics bank may become a competitor to the IMF and World Bank in development ... 07/15/2014 - 6:33 am | View Link
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Economic history of India British economist, Angus Maddison argues that India's share of the world income went from 27% in 1700 (compared to Europe's share of 23%) to 3% in 1950. Modern ... 10/1/2014 - 12:01 pm | View Website
Atlantic City is trying to prevent price gouging at parking lots and garages.
The City Council on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would increase maximum fines from $100 to $1,000 for not informing the city of parking fee increases at least 48 hours in advance. A court appearance would be mandatory.
The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1rGRbbN ) reports Caesars and Bally's were issued summonses after charging $50 to park during the free Blake Shelton beach concert in July.
Information from: The Press of Atlantic City (N.
FIFA can now stand down over its threats to ban Nigeria — the current African champion — following months of turmoil and alleged government interference to influence the leadership of the Nigerian federation.
The elections for a new NFF executive were still rocky, with one of the seven initial candidates for the presidency declared ineligible after he failed to turn up amid reports that some officials were detained by state security forces.
The NFF said Pinnick had received a congratulatory message from FIFA President Sepp Blatter, but Nigerian authorities were also warned not to interfere again in football by FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke.
Some of the patrol cars driven by the Syracuse-area sheriff's office are so old deputies are using street signs to cover holes in the floorboards.
Labor Department investigators said that covering holes in vehicle floors with street signs exposes deputies to jagged metal, exhaust fumes and potential road debris.
The International Cycling Union says Kazakh rider Maxim Iglinskiy has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for EPO.
Iglinskiy's suspension comes three weeks after his younger brother and Astana teammate Valentin Iglinskiy admitted to doping with EPO.
Deputies arrested Reed after he attached a siren and lights to his truck and pulled over a security guard.
The judge also ordered reed to complete 200 hours of community service and write an apology letter to the security guard.