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
BRICS – from hallowed to abused in 2016 While the share of the BRICs nations has grown in the world economy, their growth has stagnated greatly in recent times. Like many developing countries that are caught in a quagmire of entrenched interests where a policy deadlock prevents them from ... 02/2/2016 - 8:27 pm | View Link
Why BRICS countries can maintain an upward trend despite difficulties And trade among them in 2013 totalled $350 billion, making up about half of the ... global economy, but certainly will not fall at all. More importantly, closer cooperation within BRICS can unleash even greater potential, as the five countries share ... 07/10/2015 - 5:03 am | View Link
The new world of business China’s output is five times that, its economy second in power only to the ... President Joko Widodo, whom Fortune named to its inaugural list of “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” last year, has already cut costly fuel subsidies, and his ... 01/22/2015 - 12:33 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 - 1:00 pm | View Link
India pips Japan as world’s 3rd largest economy The report said low-income economies, as a share of world GDP, were more than two times larger based on PPPs than respective exchange rate shares in 2011. Yet, these economies accounted for only 1.5 per cent of the global economy, but nearly 11 per cent of ... 04/30/2014 - 5:53 pm | View Link
beyondbrics September’s United Nations Summit for Refugees and Migrants at the General Assembly won pledges to increase official funding and resettlement to improve on 2015’s ... 11/30/2016 - 5:13 pm | View Website
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Explainer: What Are the BRICS? | AS/COA Updated July 16, 2014—Originally an investment catchphrase, a group of five countries known as the BRICS decided to band together on the global stage. 11/30/2016 - 6:43 am | View Website
Goldman Sachs | Our Thinking Our Thinking. People from around Goldman Sachs share insights on the global economy, markets, and topics related to our business. MACROECONOMIC INSIGHTS 11/29/2016 - 10:08 pm | View Website
BRIC In economics, BRIC is a grouping acronym that refers to the countries of Brazil, Russia, India and China, which are all deemed to be at a similar stage of newly ... 11/29/2016 - 9:43 am | View Website
Attorneys in the Will Smith shooting-death case are gauging potential jurors' attitudes on when it's appropriate to flee an aggressor and when it's appropriate to use lethal self-defense under Louisiana's "stand your ground" law.
Hayes' defense team has cast Smith as the aggressor in the confrontation that followed an April 9 car crash.
 many potential jurors filled the courtroom that there was no room for the public or news media.
About 130 potential jury candidates have begun filing into a New Orleans courtroom for the Will Smith shooting-death trial.
Jurors likely will be faced with conflicting testimony over which of the two drivers was the aggressor in the confrontation that followed.
A presidential election like no other before it in U. S. history provided several of the images selected by Associated Press photo editors as the best of 2016.
The bitter divide between the candidates and their supporters is evident in a photo of Republican Donald Trump sternly pointing a finger at Democrat Hillary Clinton during a presidential debate.
Some of the less-contentious parts of the campaign are also represented, including an image of Clinton sharing a warm embrace with President Barack Obama and a shot of Trump attempting to give his running mate Mike Pence a peck on the cheek at the Republican National Convention in July.
A restored, hand-carved carousel will likely start offering rides next spring, a northern Idaho group says.
Coeur d'Alene Carousel Foundation President Cari Fraser tells The Spokesman-Review (http://bit.ly/2h6kV1v) that plans to have it running this year changed after poor weather in October and design changes delayed work on a new building in downtown Coeur d'Alene.
Fraser said the foundation board is working on interior design, ride fees and operation details, and that a grand opening could be held in June.
A Russian man convicted of raping a newlywed he met at a New York bar has been sentenced to 13 years in prison and faces deportation.
Authorities say the woman was extremely drunk and later tested positive for a date-rape drug.
Two Mississippi charter schools have gotten approval to expand enrollments, despite concerns over low test scores in one school's first year of operation.
Addressing test score concerns, Gupta and regional director Kate Cooper say RePublic has overhauled its approach to reading instruction.