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
LaRouchePAC Policy Committee, September 8th, 2014 Transcript - Lyndon LaRouche Public Action Committee ... see with the BRICS process ... a system of economy, in the ... You've done this many times. ... adoption of the World Land ... thing, and ... 09/9/2014 - 11:17 am | View Link
'SA Shines As a Prime Conference Destination' - Individual.com ... to have on the economy." He ... on average three times more ... the opportunity to share how ... in 2011, the 5th BRICS Summit and the ... 09/9/2014 - 7:41 am | 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
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 - 9:00 pm | 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 ... 07/14/2014 - 11:08 am | View Link
India pips Japan as world’s 3rd largest economy India is now the world’s third-largest economy, moving ahead of Japan ... 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 ... 04/30/2014 - 10:53 pm | View Link
India The latest India and international business, finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis from the Financial Times on FT.com 09/17/2014 - 8:00 am | View Website
The World Economic Forum The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and ... 09/17/2014 - 7:17 am | View Website
beyondbrics Investors have been awaiting an upturn in India’s economy since Narendra Modi, prime minister, took power in May. But a raft of recent data paints a mixed picture ... 09/17/2014 - 4:54 am | View Website
The Economic Times: Business News, Personal Finance ... Economic Times India's Leading Business Newspaper offers Business News, Financial news, Stock/Share Market News, Economy News, Loans & Banking News, Live Stocks and ... 09/16/2014 - 5:41 pm | View Website
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 ... 09/16/2014 - 4:58 pm | View Website
The United Nations says Syrian militants did not return the weapons, uniforms and cars taken from 45 Fijian peacekeepers who were released last week after two weeks of captivity on the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights.
The Fijians were captured Aug. 28 by the al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front, who have been battling Syrian government forces in the contested buffer zone between Syria and Israel.
Venezuela's leftist government says its moving to revoke the citizenship of actress Maria Conchita Alonso, a bitter critic of the government.
The country's foreign ministry announced in the official gazette that it would ask a judge to remove her Venezuelan nationality.
The actress was born in Cuba but her family brought her to Venezuela when she was 5 to avoid the Communist government there.
A New York woman was sentenced to eight years in federal prison Wednesday for supplying guns to a former neighbor who used them to kill his sister and two firefighters in a Christmas Eve ambush that also caused seven homes to burn to the ground. Prosecutors said Nguyen accepted $1,000 from Spengler to go with him to a Gander Mountain store in June 2010 and buy a semi-automatic rifle and pistol-grip shotgun, lying on a form that they were for her.